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Army called out after clashes in Basohli
13 injured, 7 kiosks, shop burnt in violence
SACHIN KHAJURIA
KATHUA, Jul 28: At least thirteen people were injured, seven kiosks and a shop of particular community were torched while army have been called for night patrolling to maintain peace in view of Eid tomorrow following clashes between two communities over an alleged sacrilegious act in Bhoond area of Basohli in Kathua district, today. Reports from Bhoond said that mob went a rampage setting ablaze kiosks and damaging property as communal clashes,...
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Confusion, contradictions over Kousarnag yatra
No registered pilgrimage, say officials; conflicting number of yatris
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Jul 28: The proposed Kousarnag yatra from Reasi that has sparked a controversy in Kashmir still remains mired in mystery as regards the nature of the pilgrimage, the identity of the organizers, the duration and the number of pilgrims even as officials admitted that the yatra will begin tomorrow. The authorities in Kulgam today said that no yatra for Kousarnag is registered. They also stated that they have no information about some peo...
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PDP Foundation Day
Mufti credits party cadres, people for PDP’s growth
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Jul 28: Expressing satisfaction at the steady growth of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as a platform for change in Jammu & Kashmir, the party patron, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today said the credit goes to the disciplined, dedicated and ideologically motivated cadre of the party and people living in all regions of the state. In a foundation day message, the party patron, who founded PDP on July 28, 1999, along with some of his senio...
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Eid related rush gains momentum
FARZANA SYED
SRINAGAR, Jul 28: A day before Eid-ul-Fitr shoppers throng city markets as the preparations for celebrating Eid have gained momentum across the valley. Apart from other parts of Srinagar city, business hub Lal Chowk witnessed a huge rush of people today. The festive fever seems to have gripped the people ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr as shops in the markets were crowded with the shoppers buying variety of items. The hustle and bustle was quite evident a...
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Baltal issue settled amicably
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, July 28: The Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) today said the law and order incident which occurred at Baltal July 18 consequent to “ascertain rumors having been circulated about an incident on the previous night which had been settled amicably.” The board expressed grave concern over the most regrettable happenings, which had also resulted in considerable loss of property. The Board desired that the CEO should have in depth di...
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JK Medicity closed down after notice
KT NEWS SERVICE
JAMMU, Jul 28: A day after the state health department suspended registration of a private hospital JK Medicity, the left over patients receiving treatment in the hospital were asked to vacate and leave the premises. The footfall of fresh patients has already declined since Saturday morning after victimized patient and her family staged massive protests against the hospital authorities. The action followed after a case of medical negligence lea...
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SASB reviews all aspects of ongoing Amarnathji Yatra
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, July 28 :The Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board met here today under the chairmanship of NN Vohra, Governor, who is Chairman of the Board. The CEO of the Board, Shri Rakesh K. Gupta, made a detailed item-wise presentation on each of the important aspects of Yatra 2014, highlighting the initiatives taken for bringing about progressive improvements in the logistical and other arrangements for the pilgrimage. Those present in the meeting inclu...
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Chinese withdraw from Demchok after flag meeting: Rajnath
NEW DELHI, Jul 28 (Agencies): Virtually admitting that Chinese herdsmen had entered the Indian territory in Ladakh last week, Government today said the men withdrew from the position after a flag meeting between armies of the two countries. “The Chinese went back after the flag meeting,” Home Minister Rajnath Singh told reporters here when asked about the reported incursion last week. The incident is reported to have taken place on July 25 at ...
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Ahead of Eid, separatist leaders under house arrest
SYED YASIR
SRINAGAR, Jul 28: Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, several top separatist leaders have been placed under house arrest. Syed Ali Shah Geelani has given half an hour protest programme after Eid prayers in solidarity with the Palestinian people and against the Israeli bombing in Gaza. The Eid-ul-Fitr, Islamic festival celebrated at the completion of holy Ramzan, is being celebrated tomorrow in Jammu and Kashmir. Before Eid, the state government launched a...
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NC all set to form next government on its own: Sajjad
KT NEWS SERVICE
BANIHAL, July 28 : Confident about National Conference getting decisive mandate in the upcoming assembly elections to form government on its own, the party candidate for Banihal Sajjad Shaheen has said that stable dispensation holds key to faster development and effective implementation of various welfare schemes for poor and those living in remote areas. “Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has proved how a complete turnaround can be brought about in...
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Cop kills SPO’s wife, sister-in-law; ends life
TAZEEM MALIK
RAJOURI, Jul 28: In a fit of rage, a police constable barged into the house of a Special Police Officer (SPO) at Kalakote and allegedly shot dead latter’s wife and sister-in-law before committing suicide during midnight hours on Sunday. Police said that Constable Sanjay Singh posted at Police Station Kalakote went into the house of SPO Chaman Lal in Thermal Power Colony at Kalakote in the district at midnight and opened indiscriminate firing on...
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Locals cane charged during protest
Tamil Naidu cheats dupe people of crores in Poonch
Anubhav Misri
POONCH, July 28: It is very common people complaining against local shopkeepers for overcharging but in Poonch some cheats who opened an outlet duped hundreds of people by assuring them 45 percent discount on various household items after fifteen days of their booking. Locals complaint that the cheats lured them by showing attractive discounts on various branded and unbranded households and assured that the goods booked by them was delivered t...
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2 Laborers drowned in South Kashmir
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, July 28: Two laborers drowned in Jhelum near Sangam Anantnag last evening. Police is on job to fish out the bodies of drowned persons. Two laborers of RAMKAY Constructions Company Shrivind Kumar aged about 21 years son of Girdari Lal resident of Shalipader Kishtwar and Bittu Singh aged about 25 years son of Sher Singh resident of Kanthi Ramban drowned in River Jehlum while bathing near Work Site at Sangam in the jurisdiction of police ...
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Child dies, 4 injured in road mishaps
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, July 28 : One year old child died in Leh while four other persons were injured in different road accidents across the valley. A Tipper bearing registration number JK10/8668 hit a one year old child Nurbu Gailson son of Chospail Tashi resident of Chamday at Thiksay Leh, resulting in his on spot death. The body of deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites. Leh police has registered a case in this regard. Meanwhile, a Taver...
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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
 
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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
 
 
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Modi and Hindutva footprints
After demanding ban on bikinis along Goa beaches and end to the tourist destination’s pubs, BJP ally and Goa minister, Deepak Dhavalikar has stirred yet another controversy by expressing hope that prime minister Narendra Modi will develop India into a ‘Hindu nation’. Much as this assertion triggers fears of subversion of the secular fabric of this country, it may well be true. The turn of events in Uttar Pradesh-from Moradabad to Saharanpur, cle...
> Violence on LoC
> Child rights in J&K: Between rhetoric and reality - By Anuradha Bhasin Jamwal
> Perilious path in Palestine
> Violating religious freedom
> Dismal scenario
 
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The party mandate
By A G Noorani
IN Jammu & Kashmir, which is due to go to the polls next November to elect its legislative assembly, the Election Commission of India asked all political parties last month to submit their manifestos within two days so that they are analysed in the light of the Model Code of Conduct. Its officers will procure the manifestos and send them to EC with their comments. No election official has any business performing such a task. Neither the EC nor...
> Work is worship..! - By Robert Clements
> Modi consolidates hold on BJP - By M K Dhar
> Be Strong..! - By Robert Clements
> Aggression name of the game - By Proloy Bagchi
> Recognising the searing effects of micro-aggression - By Elayne Clift
 
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Tamil girls too face the threat of 'Honor' killing
By Kirthi Jayakumar
Ramya (name changed) hails from a small village close to Virudhachalam in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu. Although her parents ensured that she got the best of education, and today they support her endeavours to do well in her career in the booming Information Technology industry in Chennai, every time she goes home for a visit she is warned against doing anything that would bring disgrace to the family and is threatened with dire consequences...
> Child Labour: A Global scourge - By Ashley Tseng
> The Burden of inequity - By Badri Raina
> BJP discovers harsh realities difficult to overcome - By Brij Bhardwaj
> Inevitable logic of Gaza tunnels - By Jamal Doumani
> Ah these road deaths! - By S Mukhtar
 
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Reckless driving by teenagers
Dear Editor, Every other day we come across reports of teenagers driving the vehicles on the Indian roads recklessly especially during night hours. It is of course a worrisome issue to note that these minors often crash innocent people mostly jhuggi walas and slum people who are sleeping on the footpaths near the roads. In order to drive their vehicle at high speed they cannot control their vehicles while on driving. Most of the minors as obser...
> Warning-signal for BJP
> BJP invited Ambani family
> Dogra volunteers in Kargil war
> Return of KPs
> Katju exposes rot in judiciary
 
 
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Hooda govt attacked over administering commissioners' oath
CHANDIGARH, July 28 (Agencies): A controversy has erupted over Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda administering the oath of office to new members of State Information Commission and the Commissioners of Right to Service Commission barely an hour after the new Governor took charge, with the Opposition terming the move as "unconstitutional". However, Chief Secretary S C Choudhary maintained that there was no illegality in making the app...
> Delhi HC stays EC notice against Ashok Chavan
> Curfew relaxed for 4 hours in strife-hit Saharanpur
> 'Strengthen preventive vigilance to curb corruption'
> No device found anywhere at my residence: Gadkari
> School where 6-yrr old allegedly raped reopens
 
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Lull in Gaza fighting as US, UN call for durable ceasefire
JERUSALEM, July 28 (Agencies): Relative calm prevailed in Gaza today after Israel reduced its assault in the coastal strip and rocket fire from Hamas also declined considerably even as both the US and the UN called for a durable ceasefire to end the deadly 20-day conflict. The UN Security Council late last night called for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" between Israel and Palestine, asking the parties to implement the t...
> Downing of MH17 may amount to war crime: UN
> 6 children among 15 dead in Aleppo bombing: Syria Monitor
> Chinese nationals may be fighting in Iraq: Special Envoy
> Swaraj describes Nepal visit as 'very successful'
> Israel resumes Gaza strikes atfer Hamas rejects 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 ...
> Narinder Pal hockey tourney next week
> Singh Club wins in Akhnoor T20
> India Ends CWG Day 3 with seven more medals, tally reaches at 17
> Happiest day of my life, says wife of Team India's newest pacer
> Dhoni has no business to criticize Boon's decision openly: former ICC match-referee
 
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CII seeks PM's intervention over drug price fixing
NEW DELHI, July 28 (Agencies): Industry chamber CII has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention over "unilateral fixing" of drug prices by NPPA saying the exercise based on "an inequitable formula" has done collateral damage to indigenous industry. "The industry is willing and committed to partner the government in its efforts to meet the healthcare needs of Indian patients through various mechanisms ... But questions the unilateral ...
> Def Min defers decision on Navy chopper deal
> Jaitley announces some concessions, tax on MF from July 10
> Govt promoting labour intensive manufacturing process: Min
> Women's participation in workforce is half of men: Govt
> Recapitalisation of PSU banks is on high priority: Jaitley
 
 
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