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'Terror Monitoring Group' constituted to check militant activities in J&K

'Terror Monitoring Group' constituted to check militant activities in J&K

New Delhi, Jun 16: In a move to ensure coordinated and concerted action against militant financing and other militancy-related activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the Ministry of Home Affairs has constituted a multi-disciplinary Terror Monitoring Group (TMG). The group, comprising of eight members, has Additional DGP CID of J&K Police as its chairman. It also […]

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Mecca summit slams US embassy move to Jerusalem: statement

Mecca summit slams US embassy move to Jerusalem: statement

Mecca: The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Saturday slammed the US decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem and recognise the disputed city as Israel’s capital. The Saudi-hosted summit condemned the “transfer of embassies of the United States and Guatemala to Jerusalem” and urged all members to “boycott” countries that have opened diplomatic […]

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WI pulverise Pak by seven wickets at Trent Bridge

WI pulverise Pak by seven wickets at Trent Bridge

NOTTINGHAM: West Indies inflicted a heavy seven-wicket defeat on Pakistan in their opening fixture of the 2019 World Cup at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Friday. The Calypso Kings chased down the measly 106-run target set by the Champions Trophy winners for the loss of just three wickets in the 14th over. The Caribbean side […]

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India shifts focus from Saarc to Bimstec with invite to PM Modi oath

India shifts focus from Saarc to Bimstec with invite to PM Modi oath

New Delhi, May 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony on Thursday will be attended by leaders from the BIMSTEC member states. The president of Kyrgyztan and the Mauritius prime minister have been invited as well. The BIMSTEC, or the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, member states are: Bangladesh, Myanmar, […]

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Narendra Modi to take oath as PM on May 30 at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Narendra Modi to take oath as PM on May 30 at Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi, May 26: Narendra Modi will take oath as Prime Minister on May 30 at 7 pm at Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Ram Nath Kovind will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the PM and other members of the Union Council of Ministers. The President will administer the oath of office and secrecy […]

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Minorities deceived and made to live in fear, have to end this: Modi to NDA MPs

Minorities deceived and made to live in fear, have to end this: Modi to NDA MPs

New Delhi, May 25: In his first address after being unanimously elected as the next Prime Minister of the country Narendra Modi Saturday said the minorities of the country have been deceived and made to live in fear by those who believed in vote-bank politics. Speaking to newly-elected MPs in the 17th Lok Sabha, Modi […]

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IAF officer to face culpable homicide charge

IAF officer to face culpable homicide charge

New Delhi, May 22: The officer held responsible for the accidental shooting down of a military helicopter at the height of India-Pakistan tension in February will be charged by the Indian Air Force (IAF) for culpable homicide not amounting to murder along with three others, according to reports. The IAF is yet to officially acknowledge […]

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BJP didn't scrap Article 370 because of 'sensitive situation' in J&K: Gadkari

BJP didn't scrap Article 370 because of 'sensitive situation' in J&K: Gadkari

New Delhi, May 13: The Modi government did not scrap Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, because of “sensitive situation” in the state, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said. Senior BJP leader Gadkari, however, maintained that the party is committed to scrapping this special provision in the Constitution. In an interview […]

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Highway curbs on civilian traffic in Kashmir only on Sundays

Highway curbs on civilian traffic in Kashmir only on Sundays

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday said civilian vehicles will be restricted on the Jammu-Srinagar highway only on Sundays. The restrictions had been imposed on civilian traffic on the highway on Wednesdays and Sundays after the Pulwama  attack in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14 in which 40 CRPF troopers were killed. The […]

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 1200 IPS officers under MHA scanner for non-performance

 1200 IPS officers under MHA scanner for non-performance

New Delhi, May 09: Nearly 1,200 officers of Indian Police Service (IPS) have come under the scanner of the Home Ministry for non-performance, an official said Thursday. The ministry has reviewed service records of a total of 1,181 IPS officers in the past three years to check deadwood from the government, he said, adding the […]

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