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JNU student leader Umar Khalid files police complaint over death threats


New Delhi, June 9: JNU student leader Umar Khalid has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police that he and Gujarat’s Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani had received death threats from a man who identified himself as fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari, a senior official said today. Khalid tweeted that he has asked for police protection. “Filed a complaint with @DelhiPolice regarding Ravi ...

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Akhilesh Yadav vacates official bungalow in Lucknow


Lucknow, June 9: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has handed over the keys of the official bungalow allotted to him on Vikramaditya Marg in Lucknow to the Uttar Pradesh estate department, an official said today. The move comes after the Supreme Court on May 7 observed that former Uttar Pradesh chief ministers cannot retain government accommodation after demitting office. The estate ...

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Trump mulls posthumously pardoning Muhammad Ali


Washington, June 9: US President Donald Trump said that he was considering posthumously pardoning the late boxer Muhammad Ali, who was convicted in 1967 after refusing military service in Vietnam. “I’m thinking about Muhammad Ali. I’m thinking about that very seriously and some others,” Trump said on Friday while speaking to reporters at the White House before departing for the G7 ...

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Relief from heat in Jammu, night temp dips after rainfall


Jammu, June 9: The people in Jammu today woke up to a pleasant weather after last night’s showers brought down the minimum temperature by four notches to settle within the normal limits. The city recorded a low of 25.6 degrees Celsius against the previous night’s 30 degrees Celsius after a fresh spell of rains last night, a spokesperson of the meteorological ...

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Teenage boy drowns in Rajouri river


Rajouri, June 8: A teenage boy today died due to drowning in riverin Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Incident took place at about 1 PM when the deceased and some of his friends were bathing in Darhali river near Bela Colony. The deceased has been identified as Umar Iqbal, 15, a resident of Bela Colony. “After about an half, boy’s ...

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Rajnath in Jammu: Promises relief, employment for border dwellers


Jammu, June 8: Union Minister for Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh on Friday rolled out string of relief and employment initiatives for border residents. Home minister Rajnath singh interacts with shelling-hit border dwellers in Jammu region. Addressing border residents at series of interaction sessions in R S Pura, the Home Minister said that centre is committed to provide every possible relief to ...

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Rajnath to meet people residing near border areas


Srinagar, June 8: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, will be meeting people living near the border areas here on Friday. Singh will be travelling to Kupwara, where ceasefire violation from across the border and other terrorist activities has forced some locals to shift their base over the past few weeks. He ...

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Al-Qudus Day rally starts in central Kashmir’s Magam


Srinagar, June 8: Maiwen Committee Tanzeemul Makatib Magam on Friday held a protest demonstration rally on the main road in Magam town of Central Kashmir’s Budgam, to impress upon the international community to come forward in a big way to help the people of Palestine and Jammu and Kashmir secure their “inalienable” Right to Self Determination. Representational image Reports said that ...

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After Human shield, bollywood to play footballer Afshan Ashiq’s biopic


Srinagar, June 8: Bollywood actress and Sunil Shetty’s daughter Athiya Shetty is busy preparing for a challenging role as Kashmiri footballer Afshan Ashiq, recognised for putting together a team of women footballers and training them, and later drawn into a controversy when she was tagged as a stone-pelter in Kashmir with a photo of her going viral. Afsan-Ashiq-from-stone-thrower-to-team-India-journey The rights of ...

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