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India-Russia ties rock-solid: Sushma Swaraj

India-Russia ties rock-solid: Sushma Swaraj

Moscow External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj launched the Russia Desk at the third Eastern Economic Forum in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok. The Eastern Economic Forum this year is being held to present better conditions for doing business in the country’s Far East in a bid to attract more foreign investment. “External Affairs Minister […]

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Chief Minister meets Governor

Chief Minister meets Governor

SEPTEMBER 6: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. During the over hour long discussions Governor and Chief Minister reviewed all major issues relating to the growth and development of the State, internal and external security situation, continuing attacks on police personnel, time schedule of rural and urban […]

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No GST on Walnut industry against growers’ interests: Dr Drabu

No GST on Walnut industry against growers’ interests: Dr Drabu

A delegation of Walnut growers today met the Finance Minister Dr Haseeb A Drabu in his office chambers here to discuss the issues facing the Walnut industry in the State under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime. The growers, who had come from various parts of Kashmir Valley, apprised the Minister about the problems […]

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NIA gets 10-day custody of 2 Kashmiri stone-pelters

NIA gets 10-day custody of 2 Kashmiri stone-pelters

A court here on Wednesday sent two alleged Kashmiri stone-pelters to 10-day custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). During in-camera proceedings, District Judge Poonam Bamba allowed the NIA to quiz Javed Ahmad Bhat of Kulgam and Kamran of Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir till September 16. The NIA had on Tuesday arrested the two in Kashmir […]

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Rohangya Muslims issue; Police foil KEA protest march to UNMOG

Rohangya Muslims issue; Police foil KEA protest march to UNMOG

Police on Wednesday foiled the protest march of Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) and detained Co chairman Farooq Ahmed dar along with several traders who tried to march towards the United Nations Military observer group office sonwar here. The protest march was being held against atrocities by Buddhist Terrisots in Mayamar. Holding placards and shouting slogans on Wednesday, traders […]

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2 dead, 1 injured as vehicle skids off highway in J&K

2 dead, 1 injured as vehicle skids off highway in J&K

Two people died and one was injured when their auto-rickshaw skidded off the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and rolled down into a gorge in the Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place at Tringla belt of Ramban on Tuesday night, police said today. They were rushed to GMC hospital in Jammu where two […]

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Upset by bloodshed in Valley, Kashmiri cop announces resignation on camera

Upset by bloodshed in Valley, Kashmiri cop announces resignation on camera

Upset by violence in the Valley, a constable from J&K has resigned on camera citing his conscience does not permit him to continue further in present circumstances. The young man, who identifies himself as Rayees pours his heart out in the video, which has now gone viral on social media. “I have resigned from (Jammu […]

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Omar Abdullah targets Centre again over Article 35A

Omar Abdullah targets Centre again over Article 35A

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) leader and former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said that Srinagar is abuzz with rumours that the J-K People’s Democratic Party (JKDPD) has organised a mega public meeting for Home Minister Rajnath Singh so “he can announce Central Government support to 35A.” Taking to Twitter, Omar Abdullah talked about the above-mentioned reports. “The expectation is that the Modi Government will throw its […]

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8 persons injured in Kashmir road accidents : Police

8 persons injured in Kashmir road accidents : Police

In Srinagar, an Alto car bearing registration number JK03A-5400 driven by Hilal Ahmad Mir resident of Yarikha, Budgam hit and injured a pedestrian namely Subiya Akhter resident of Ikhrajpora at Ikhrajpora in the jurisdiction of Police Station Rajbagh. The injured was shifted to Bone & Joint Hospital, Srinagar for treatment. Srinagar police has registered a […]

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Shrine Board Members meet Governor

Shrine Board Members meet Governor

Dr. S.S. Bloeria and Sh. B. B. Vyas, Members Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan. Governor and the two Members discussed the current status of the major ongoing infrastructure development projects in the Shrine area and possible steps for further enlarging and augmenting the existing arrangements  for the convenience […]