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NEET (PG)-2018 exam: On CM’s intervention, Centre set up two Centres for Valley candidates

NEET (PG)-2018 exam: On CM’s intervention, Centre set up two Centres for Valley candidates

Centres for Valley candidates JAMMU, DECEMBER 02: Responding to the plea of the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, the Central Government has decided to set up two examination centres for the students of Kashmir Valley appearing in the upcoming NEET (PG)-2018 examination. In a communication, the Union Health Ministry has informed the Board of Professional Examination […]

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Tihar torture: Relatives of prison inmates call on Geelani, brief him about the situation

Tihar torture: Relatives of prison inmates call on Geelani, brief him about the situation

A deputation of the family members and relatives who were allegedly tortured in Tihar jail last week called on the octogenarian Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani at his Hyderpora residence and briefed him about the incident and latest developments. In a statement a spokesperson of the Hurriyat Conference (g) said that during their interaction with […]

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‘We may not agree on much these days but I wish you well’: Omar to Mehbooba

‘We may not agree on much these days but I wish you well’: Omar to Mehbooba

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday congratulated chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on being re-elected as the president of the Peoples Democratic Party. “Congratulations to @MehboobaMufti on being re-elected as President of @jkpdp.”We may not agree on much these days but I wish you well,” Omar said in his tweet.

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Forces lay siege to Rathsuna village in central Kashmir’s Budgam

Forces lay siege to Rathsuna village in central Kashmir’s Budgam

Government forces on Saturday launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Rathsuna village of central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Sources said that the operation was launched around 3:40 pm in Rathsuna village of Beerwah tehsil.

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Claims of normalcy in Kashmir contrary to ground situation: Farooq Abdullah

Claims of normalcy in Kashmir contrary to ground situation: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President and Member of Parliament Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said claims of normalcy in the Valley made by the Central and the State Governments were contrary to the ground situation in Kashmir and the growing sense of alienation especially among the youth. Addressing a public meeting at Hardpanzoo area of Khan Sahib […]

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Mehbooba re-elected as PDP president

Mehbooba re-elected as PDP president

Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has been re-elected as the President of People Democratic Party (PDP) for the fifth consecutive time on Saturday. The party elections were held in Jammu. Haseeb Drabu had proposed her name of the party’s top post.

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DGP Vaid lauds security forces for restoring peace in Valley

DGP Vaid lauds security forces for restoring peace in Valley

Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid on Friday credited the valour of the security forces and the effective working of the intelligence network for leaving no stone unturned in restoring tranquility in the Valley. Vaid also credited the people of Kashmir for making equal efforts to normalise the situation in the […]

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Everyday Pak is doing some mischief or other: Rajnath Singh

Everyday Pak is doing some mischief or other: Rajnath Singh

Mahudha (Gujarat): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the security forces have eliminated over 200 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir this year. He made the remark at a BJP rally in Mahudha town in Kheda district of poll-bound Gujarat. “What has happened to our neighbouring country Pakistan…Every day they are doing some mischief or the other,” […]

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Law doesn’t prevent authorities from arresting stone-pelters again: Jitendra Singh

Law doesn’t prevent authorities from arresting stone-pelters again: Jitendra Singh

A day after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti ordered withdrawal of cases of stone-pelting against 4,327 youths, Union minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said law does not prevent authorities from arresting the stone-pelters again if they repeat the act. “I think law does not prevent them (stone-pelters) from being arrested again, if they […]

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Terrorism not linked to any religion: Sushma Swaraj

Terrorism not linked to any religion: Sushma Swaraj

Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj focused on terrorism at the SCO summit in Russia’s Sochi demanding a better intelligence sharing mechanism among member countries of the security grouping even as she said that terrorism could not be associated with any religion or ethnic group, dedia reports said on Saturday. As she condemned terrorism in all its […]