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J&K’s Pashmina Activist Babar speaks at the House of Commons, British Parliament, London.


Early Day Motion for preserving Authentic Pashmina being tabled in the Houses of Parliament London, Nov 16: Babar Afzal, who has been advocating for the rights of the communities linked to the authentic Pashmina eco-system of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh in India, was invited to speak at the House of Commons, British Parliament, London. The event was curated by Lakshmi ...

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Gopashtami Mahotsav celebrated with religious fervor in Jammu


Jammu, Nov 16: Akhil Bhartiya Dharam Prachar Sewa Samiti, Jammu and Kashmir organised Gopashtami Mahotsav in Goushalla of Panchbhaktar Mandir in the heart of  Jammu city today on 16-11-2018.  The Gopashtami Mahotsav  was inaugurated by Phool Kumar Shastri  ji.          The function was started with ganesh poojan followed by  vedic Mantrocharan by Brahmins. After Pooja, Parikrama and  Aarti  green leafy ...

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PM Modi challenges Congress to have a party president from outside Gandhi family


Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday threw an open challenge to the Congress and asked the party to have someone outside of the Gandhi family as its president for five years. Leading BJP’s campaign in Chhattisgarh ahead of the second phase of elections here – scheduled for November 20, PM Modi said that Congress cannot see anyone outside ...

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Fire partially destroys CRPF camp in south Kashmir


Srinagar, Nov 16: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp was partially damaged in a fire in Qazigund in south Kashmir, official sources said here on Friday. The blaze broke out at Walnut factory Levdoora in Qazigund, housing CRPF battalion headquarters late last night. However, before the fire tenders could douse the flames, the blaze spread to nearby huts. Six ...

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Barring Machil; roads to far-flung, remote areas reopen after 3 days in Kashmir


Srinagar, Nov 16: Barring border area of Machil, all passes and tops, connecting remote areas, including those near the Line of Control (LoC), were reopened on Friday for traffic in north Kashmir after remaining closed for three days due to heavy snowfall. Phirkiyan, Sadhna and Razdan passes, besides Z-Gali which connects many far-flung and remote villages, including those near the ...

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Twitter rolling out updated search tab for iOS users


San Francisco: Twitter is rolling out an update for iOS users in the US where they can see tweets they care about the most in the search tab via new “sections”. Currently, the Twitter search tab in the iOS app offers a vertically scrolling list of trending topics. The users can now move horizontally to view the top news and ...

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Google Doodle celebrates 44th anniversary of the Arecibo Message


New Delhi: Google celebrated the 44th anniversary of the Arecibo Message with an interesting Doodle. In 1974, scientists sent mankind’s first, three-minute long interstellar radio message – the Arecibo Message. The message was sent from the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. Their three-minute radio message—a series of exactly 1,679 binary digits (a multiple of two prime numbers) which could be ...

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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli believes he was ‘immature’ to feed off on-field fights


New Delhi, Nov 16: Virat Kohli is no stranger to controversies. The Indian cricket team skipper is well known for his passionate approach towards the sport and the image of Kohli showing a middle finger to the Australian crowd spread like wildfire across the cricketing world when India travelled to the Down Under in 2012. However, while speaking about on-field arguments ...

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