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Lull in border firing after nine days

Lull in border firing after nine days

Jammu, May 24: There was a lull in firing along the International Border today after nine days of intense shelling by Pakistani troops that left 11 people dead and 60 others injured. The shelling and firing stopped yesterday afternoon along the IB. “There was no firing and shelling from the Pakistan side today. There is […]

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‘Infiltration bid foiled in Keran sector’

‘Infiltration bid foiled in Keran sector’

Srinagar, May 24: Army on Thursday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. A senior army officer based in north Kashmir told GNS that the soldiers manning the fence along Line of Control near Gogledar area challenged the movement of a group of infiltrators who tried to […]

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Army captain killed, another officer injured in Jammu accident

Army captain killed, another officer injured in Jammu accident

Jammu, May 24: An Army captain was killed while another officer was injured when their vehicle rammed into a power pole in the outskirts of Jammu city early today, police said. The 26-years old Captain Rakshit and Lt Ranvijay Singh, who were travelling in the SUV, hit the pole at Akalpur Morh. Rakshit succumbed to […]

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China says report on President Xi asking Pak to relocate LeT chief Saeed shocking, baseless

China says report on President Xi asking Pak to relocate LeT chief Saeed shocking, baseless

Beijing, May 24:China today dismissed as “shocking” and “baseless” a media report that President Xi Jinping has asked Pakistan to explore ways to relocate JuD chief Hafiz Saeed to a West Asian country amid mounting international pressure to act against him for his links with militant groups. According to the report, a close aide of […]

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Nipah virus claims one more life in Kerala

Nipah virus claims one more life in Kerala

Kozhikode(Ker), May 24:  The death toll due to Nipah rose to 11 in Kerala, with one more person succumbing to the deadly virus here this morning. The deceased, V Moosa (61), had been battling for life since the past few days in a private hospital here and was on ventilator support. Kozhikode district medical officer, […]

 Agencies

Facebook unveils three-pronged strategy to fight fake news

Facebook unveils three-pronged strategy to fight fake news

San Francisco:To stop false news from spreading on its platform, Facebook has said it put in place a three-pronged strategy that constitutes removing accounts and content that violate its policies, reducing distribution of inauthentic content and informing people by giving them more context on the posts they see. Another part of its strategy in some […]

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Vaishno Devi yatra remains suspended due to forest fire

Vaishno Devi yatra remains suspended due to forest fire

Jammu: The annual pilgrimage to the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine remained suspended for a second consecutive day on Thursday following a forest fire, police said. Around 25,000 pilgrims were currently stranded at the Katra base camp for clearance to start the uphill trek to the shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district. However, helicopter […]

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To prevent weapon snatching, police bans use of smartphones by sentries

To prevent weapon snatching, police bans use of smartphones by sentries

Pulls up supervising staff asks them to pull up socks

Srinagar, May 24 : In a bid to prevent weapon snatching, the police has banned use of smartphones by its sentries during duty time, an order issued by Additional Director General of Police Armed J&K, Srinagar, AK Choudhary said, a copy of which lies with GNS, the sentries have also been asked to wear BP […]

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After Jammu border tension, LoC shelling erupts in Uri

After Jammu border tension, LoC shelling erupts in Uri

Srinagar, May 24: After Jammu region, cross-LoC shelling erupted in Uri sector of Kashmir division, an army official said. He said that Pakistan army last night at around 9:55 pm  violated ceasefire by firing from automatic weapons and shelling mortars on several army posts along the line of control (LOC) in Kamal Koot area of […]

 Manu Srivatsav

5 killed in cross border shelling

5 killed in cross border shelling

Nearly 100 villages deserted as thousands flee shelling

Jammu, May 23: Five civilians were killed and nine others injured as Indian and Pakistani troops once again traded mortars and opened heavy fire on each-others positions along the International Border (IB) in Jammu, Kathua and Samba districts today. Today is the 9th day of continuous firing and shelling between two sides along the IB […]

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