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SOG party comes under militant attack in Sopore
Cop killed, inspector among 4 injured
SRINAGAR, Jul 26: A special operation group (SOG) personnel of state police was killed and four others including an Inspector of the group got critically injured after militants lobbed a hand grenade and opened heavy fire upon the police party at Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports said that the incident took place at around 2.00 AM during the intervening night when a Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police was chasing ...
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Indian, Pak troops exchange fire in Mendhar, Akhnoor
JAMMU, Jul 26: With no let up in ceasefire violations, Pakistani troops opened fire at two places along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar and Akhnoor sectors of Jammu region in last 24 hours. In fresh incident of ceasefire violations Pakistani troops opened unprovoked small arms firing at forward posts in Pallanwalla sector of Jammu district around 11.10 PM late last night. The intermittent firing continued till wee hours of the morning. Ar...
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Cong likely to announce list of candidates in Sep
PCC requests High Command to postpone visit of Observers to Kashmir
SRINAGAR, Jul 26: All India Congress Committee (AICC) is likely to approve in September the list of party candidates who will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and the announcement in this regard is expected to be made in the first week of the month. Sources in the Congress revealed to KNS that the Pradesh Congress Committee has already held deliberations with the party high command over the probable candidates and th...
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PDP condemns cops’ killing
SRINAGAR, Jul 26: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has strongly condemned the brutal killing of two policemen in Bijbehara and Sopore. In a statement, the party president, Mehbooba Mufti, has said the killings have no place in a civilised society and they only lead to tragedies. Expressing her heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved families she prayed for the everlasting peace of the deceased souls....
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Army porter injured in grenade blast
SRINAGAR, Jul 26: An army porter was injured after suspected infiltrators hurled a rifle grenade at him in Keran sector of line of control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Ashiq Lone, the porter working with army’s 23 Grenadiers was moving near the Balbir Post in Keran sector on Friday evening when suspected intruders believed to be 5-6 in numbers lobbed a rifle grenade towards him, official sources told GNS Saturday. Lone suffered ...
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200 ultras ready to cross LoC: Gen Hooda
JAMMU, Jul 26: Army today claimed that around 150-200 militants are still active south of Pir Panjal in different training camps and launching pads along the Line of Control. While interacting with the media persons at Nagrota based corps headquarters General Officer Commanding (16 Corps), Lt Gen D S Hooda of the 16 corps headquarters Lt Gen KH Singh said the increasing number of infiltration bids taking place this year could be because of fort...
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Army reviews security situation
SRINAGAR, Jul 26: Lt Gen D S Hooda, northern army commander, today reviewed the security situation here. A defence spokesman said Lt Gen Hooda arrived here today and carried out review of security situation. Army Commander was on his way to Udhampur after attending ‘Vijay Diwas’ function at Kargil, Leh. “On his arrival, army commander was received by Lt Gen Subrata Saha, Chinar corps commander. After being briefed on the current operational s...
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Release political prisoners before Eid: Geelani
SRINAGAR, Jul 26: Syed Ali Shah Geelani, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) today strongly demanded release of all political prisoners before Eid. In a statement, he also demanded the release of those Kashmiri prisoners, awarded life imprisonment. Geelani said Kashmir is a political and human issue and by placing the people in jails for years will neither solve this issue and nor can be the realities regarding to this issue changed. He appealed...
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Restrictions in Tulmulla after night-long clashes
SRINAGAR, Jul 26: Authorities today imposed restrictions in Tullamulla area of Kashmir's Ganderbal district following violent protests over an employee being caught with a girl inside a government office leaving eight policemen injured. "Restrictions have been imposed in Tullamulla area following stone pelting incidents during the night," a police spokesman said in Srinagar on Saturday. The protests broke out as local residents were not satisf...
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Arms, ammunition seized in Ramban
JAMMU, Jul 26: Security forces claimed to have recovered two pistols and ammunition in Gudber in Ramban district, today. Public Relations Officer (Defence) Jammu said that based on the specific intelligence inputs about presence of hideout, a joint operation was launched by local Rashtriya Rifle Battalion at Nachlana and J&K Police in general area Gudber in Ramban district, today. The operation resulted in the recovery of two pistols, ammuniti...
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Doc, 2 others booked for infant’s death
JAMMU, Jul 26: Three persons including a doctor were today booked for negligence after an infant died in a hospital here. “Three persons including a doctor and two para-medicos have been booked for giving wrong treatment to a pregnant woman and aborting her in a private hospital,” police said. They said that a woman Stuti Sharma, wife of Rakesh Sharma, resident of tehsil Nowshera, district Rajouri this morning had gone to a hospital in Narwal ...
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Eid shopping, rush to gain momentum today
SRINAGAR, Jul 26: Eid related shopping and subsequent rush is likely to gain momentum in Kashmir tomorrow. Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated either on July 29 or July 30 depending upon the sighting of the moon of Shawaal, a month after Ramazan. Today unlike last two days no huge rush was witnessed in markets till late this afternoon. This was because most people got up late due to the night long prayers on Shab-e-Qadar last night. The people in l...
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Infrastructure development, faculty strengthening focused areas: Omar
SRINAGAR, July 26: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday said that the Government is keen to upgrade infrastructure and strengthen the faculties in higher educational institutions in the State. He said while various faculty blocks have been completed and commissioned in degree colleges and universities in the State during the last over five years, many more are under various stages of the execution. He said attention is also being paid to const...
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PDP condemns crackdown on Srinagar youth
NC agents collaborating in youth victimization: Mir
JAMMU, July 26: Strongly condemning the latest crackdown on the youth of the Srinagar city, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today said it is the height of arrogance and insensitivity that the people are not even being allowed to live in peace in this holy month of Ramzan, by the National Conference regime. In a statement issued here today, the party General Secretary, Mohammad Dilawar Mir said that on the instructions of the ruling party politic...
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8 tank shells found in Miran Sahib
JAMMU, Jul 25: Police claimed to have recovered around eight bombs from the bank of a canal in Miran Sahib on city outskirts here today. Panic gripped the area after the recovery of eight TPT 84 mm anti-tank rocket shells from the bank of canal, police said, adding that the shells were seen lying on the canal bank under the mud by locals, this morning in village Ratiyan of Miran Sahib and they informed police at 8 AM. Large number of locals gat...
> 41 AK bullets recovered in Rajouri
> Jitendra meets Rajnath
> Jammu bandh call today
> SHO Gursai attached over escape of accused
> PAK resident dies in Mendhar
50 jawans lost in 3 years due to cold in Siachen
NEW DELHI, Jul 25: Fifty soldiers lost their lives in Siachen Glacier due to climatic conditions and avalanches in the last three years while 16 soldiers died while serving in UN peacekeeping operations during that period, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday. In written replies, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said the government was aware of the "strategic importance" of Siachen Glacier and requisite forces have been deployed in that area on basis...
> Amid scorching heat Eid rush picks up
> Guv appeals for normalcy
> Rajnath reviews Baltal situation
> Visitors to public libraries decline in Valley
> JKLF expresses grief over Parimpora accident
Violence on LoC
The fresh spurt in hostilities on the Line of Control in Mendhar and Akhnoor sectors is worrisome, especially if allowed to linger on, defeating the purpose of the goodwill generated by the bonhomie witnessed during Nawaz Sharief’s recent visit to New Delhi to attend the swearing-in of prime minister Narendra Modi. Two months after that happened, the new government led by BJP has yet to spell out its policy vis-a-vis its neighbours, particularly...
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Modi consolidates hold on BJP
By M K Dhar
Though virulent denunciation of the Congress party helped Mr. Narendra Modi consolidate votes in favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party, he has found it convenient to endorse the UPA's economic policies to cope up with the present situation. The people are beginning to realise that he cannot work miracles he promised them, or provide overnight solutions to their day-to-day problems, after achieving a "Congress Mukt" dispensation at the Centre unde...
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> Kick Yourself Forward..! - By Robert Clements
The Burden of inequity
By Badri Raina
It is a marvel of nature that worthwhile people may be found in the most unlikely places. Take Mr Jaitley; civilised in demeanour, a sophisticated listener, quick on the uptake and sharp in repartee, adroit deployer of the well-timed witticism, unimpressed by raucous cheerleaders even if on his own side of the aisle, and, party Whip forbid, equipped to recognise merit on the other side, however reluctantly. Yet, alas, the travails of office an...
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BJP invited Ambani family
Dear Editor, It refers to RTI response wherein it is now made clear that neither President’s Secretariat nor PM-designate Narender Modi invited three generations of Ambani family for oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narender Modi on 26.05.2014. Rather it was the ruling BJP which invited country’s one of the richest corporate family. Presence of Mukesh and Anil Ambani could be justified because of their influencing role as India’s leading ...
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> Return of KPs
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Letter to Mumbai police threatens 'revenge' for Gaza attacks
MUMBAI, July 27 (Agencies): Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has received a letter purportedly threatening a terror attack in the metropolis to "take revenge for Gaza" attacks, following which an alert has been sounded here. The one-page letter addressed to him was received by Mumbai Police Control Room on July 25 through post, Maria told PTI here today. "We will take revenge for Gaza. In 1993, you (Maria) got a chance. This time you wo...
> Rajnath holds high-level meet on Civil Services Exam Row
> Saharanpur Clash: 20 arrested, curfew remains in force
> India has second highest bumber of HBV infected people
> Reports of listening device at residence 'speculative': Gadkari
> Speaker should choose LoP even if no clear rule: Somnath
Swaraj describes Nepal visit as 'very successful'
KATHMANDU, July 27 (Agencies): External Affairs Sushma Swaraj today described her three-day visit to Nepal as very successful during which the two neighbours agreed to finalise the text of a power trade deal and "review" and adjust" a crucial treaty of 1950 to reflect the current realties. "It was a very successful trip and the achievements were more than my expectations," Swaraj said at Tribhuvan International Airport here before leaving for N...
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> Shiite militia display dead bodies in Iraqi city
> Gaza Crisis: 815 Palestinians killed, no sign of ceasefire
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Bikram Club faces Bagal in final
JAMMU, July 27: Bikram Club shall take on Bagal Club in the final of the District Baramulla Hockey Championship, to be played on a later date, at Government (boys) Degree College ground, here. In the second semifinal, played today, Bikram Club outplayed SAI North 5-3 in tie-breaker. Earlier, in the stipulated time the match ended in a 1-1 draw. The SAI North took the first lead netting the ball in the 20th minute through Javed Ahmed. Entering ...
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Def Min defers decision on Navy chopper deal
NEW DELHI, July 27 (Agencies): The NDA government has deferred its decision on the procurement of 16 multi-role helicopters for the Indian Navy as one of the two companies in the race for the deal is linked with Finmeccannica--the parent organisation of the scam-tainted firm AgustaWestalnd. The Defence Acquisition Council headed by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley put off its decision on the procurement of the helicopters for the Navy from vendors...
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> Women's participation in workforce is half of men: Govt
> Recapitalisation of PSU banks is on high priority: Jaitley
> Managing of PM relief fund to be modelled on Gujarat scheme
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