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Security forces in J-K asked not to fire first at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

Security forces in J-K asked not to fire first at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

Accusing Pakistan of trying to destablise India by sending terrorists across the border, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been asked not to fire first, but to retaliate without counting the bullets, if provoked. “It (Pakistan) is our neighbour, so don’t fire first. But if even one bullet comes from […]

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J-K local body polls: zero turnout in Srinagar’s Soura ward

J-K local body polls: zero turnout in Srinagar’s Soura ward

Three candidates, an electorate of 11,265 but not a single vote cast through the day. That was the ‘zero sum’ story of Srinagar Municipal Corporation’s Soura ward in the fourth and final phase of elections to Jammu and Kashmir’s urban local bodies Tuesday. Although low voter turnout in Srinagar and many other parts of the Valley has been a hallmark of […]

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J&K Bank half-yearly net profit grows 44% to 146 Cr

J&K Bank half-yearly net profit grows 44% to 146 Cr

 J&K Bank, the state-owned premier financial institution and a listed entity, today reported a 44% increase in its net profit to Rs 146.34 Cr for the half year ended 30th September 2018 after the reviewed results of the Bank were adopted by the Board of Directors in the meeting held at the Bank’s Corporate Headquarters. The […]

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J-K local body polls: zero turnout in Srinagar’s Soura ward

J-K local body polls: zero turnout in Srinagar’s Soura ward

The NC and the PDP should not have boycotted the civic polls, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said Tuesday, asserting that articles 35A and 370 of the Constitution were non-issues in this election. The National Conference (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had announced not to contest the polls over the legal […]

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Manan Wani row: AMU revokes suspension of 2 Kashmiri students

Manan Wani row: AMU revokes suspension of 2 Kashmiri students

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Tuesday revoked the suspension of two students from Jammu and Kashmir, reported news agency ANI. In total, three students were suspended on charges of trying to organise a condolence meeting on the AMU campus for slain Hizbul commander Manan Bashir Wani. AMU PRO Omar Peerzada confirmed the news, saying: “Yes, […]