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Scholar par excellence, towering statesman who always blessed me: PM Modi’s tribute to Pranab Mukherjee

Scholar par excellence, towering statesman who always blessed me: PM Modi’s tribute to Pranab Mukherjee

Expressing grief over former president Pranab Mukherjee’s demise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday described him as a scholar par excellence and a towering statesman who was admired across the political spectrum. Modi said Mukherjee has left an indelible mark on the nation’s development trajectory. Mukherjee, 84, died on Monday in an army hospital in […]

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Use of force during Muharram procession in Srinagar against all norms: Omar Abdullah

Use of force during Muharram procession in Srinagar against all norms: Omar Abdullah

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah on Monday condemned the use of force on Shia mourners during an Ashura procession, saying the unprecedented crackdown goes against all norms in a civilised society. “Our unequivocal condemnation of the completely unwarranted use of force, including pellets, against Muharram mourners. This unprecedented crackdown goes against all norms that a […]

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PIB Srinagar holds virtual IMPCC meeting

PIB Srinagar holds virtual IMPCC meeting

A virtual meeting of Inter Media Publicity Coordination Committee (IMPCC) of the various units of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) and other Central Government organisations was organised by Press information Bureau (PIB) Srinagar today. This was the first time that the meeting was conducted through online mode owing to the ongoing Corona Virus pandemic. […]

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67 travelers among 535 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 37698

67 travelers among 535 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 37698

    Srinagar, August 31 (GNS): Jammu and Kashmir reported 535 new covid-19 cases including 67 travelers in last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 37698. Among the cases, official sources told GNS that 290 were reported from Kashmir and 245 from Jammu division. Giving district-wise details of the cases, they said, Srinagar reported […]

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Militant attack Police post Sopore, no damage reported

Militant attack Police post Sopore, no damage reported

Peerzada Waseem Sopore, Aug 31 (KNO): Suspected militants attacked the Police post at Bus stand Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. However, there were no reports of any causality. Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), suspected militants attacked the police post in Sopore with rifle grenades and some bullets were also fired at […]

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8-9 persons missing, cop rescued as vehicle plunges into Chenab river in Ramban

8-9 persons missing, cop rescued as vehicle plunges into Chenab river in Ramban

Eight to nine persons are missing while a policeman was rescued in a critical condition after a tempo vehicle skidded off the road and fell into Chenab River near Mehar in Ramban district on Monday afternoon. Official sources told GNS that the tempo (JK014D-7929), coming from Udhampur to Ramban, skidded off the road and fell […]

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Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India, dies at 84

Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India, dies at 84

Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India and stalwart of Indian politics, breathed his last on Monday (August 31). He was 84. The veteran politician was found to be coronavirus positive when he went to Army Hospital on Monday for another procedure. At the hospital, he underwent surgery for a blood clot in brain. Pranab Mukherjee’s […]

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Former legislator among nine die of Covid in J&K, toll reaches 677

Former legislator among nine die of Covid in J&K, toll reaches 677

  Srinagar, Aug 27 : COVID-19, a deadly virus on Thursday claimed nine more lives including a former MLC in J&K, taking the total number of deaths due to the dreaded virus to 677 in the Union Territory. An official told that nine patients who died include a former MLC from Kathua district of Jammu, […]

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Spike of 69,652 cases and 977 deaths reported in India, in the last 24 hours.

Spike of 69,652 cases and 977 deaths reported in India, in the last 24 hours.

Spike of 69,652 cases and 977 deaths reported in India, in the last 24 hours. The #COVID19 tally in the country rises to 28,36,926 including 6,86,395 active cases, 20,96,665 cured/discharged/migrated & 53,866 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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11 persons injured in Mendhar mishap

11 persons injured in Mendhar mishap

  Poonch, Aug 20 (KNO): Atleast eleven persons were injured in an accident that took place at Behra village of Poonch’s Mendhar Sub Division. Police told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that accident took place on Thursday morning when a Tata Sumo bearing registration number JK02AB-5463 skidded off the road and eleven persons travelling in […]