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Two Pulwama youth shun militancy: Police

Two Pulwama youth shun militancy: Police

Srinagar: Two youth have shunned the militancy and surrendered in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police spokesman said Tuesday. He said the identities of the two youths have been kept secret due to threat perception to their lives. “With the help of community members and family, two more youths from Pulwama have returned […]

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12 killed, over 100 injured as string of quakes strike China

12 killed, over 100 injured as string of quakes strike China

Beijing : At least 12 people were killed and over 100 injured after China’s southwest Sichuan province was hit by two strong earthquakes, the state media reported Tuesday. The first 6.0 magnitude quake shook Changning County of Yibin City at 10:55 PM on Monday (local time) and according to the China Earthquake Centre (CENC), the […]

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Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche

Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche

Islamabad: A mountaineering group says a Pakistani climber has been killed and Italian and Pakistani members of the same expedition have been injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in northern Pakistan. Pakistan’s Alpine Club says the incident took place Monday when four Italian and three Pakistani mountaineers were descending a peak […]

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Don't bother about numbers, your every word is valuable: PM to Oppn

Don't bother about numbers, your every word is valuable: PM to Oppn

New Delhi, Jun 17:  Reaching out to the opposition on the first day of the monsoon session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said they need not “bother about their numbers” as their every word is “valuable” to the government. He urged all MPs to be impartial in the House and address issues related to the larger […]

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Army's Northern Command celebrates 48th raising day

Army's Northern Command celebrates 48th raising day

Jammu, Jun 17:  Indian Army’s northern command, which looks after the operational area of Jammu and Kashmir, celebrated its 48th raising day at its headquarters in Udhampur district on Monday. On the occasion Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army commander of the Northern Command, paid homage to the soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice by laying […]

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Kathua convicts needed poetic justice for ‘devilish & monstrous crime’

Kathua convicts needed poetic justice for ‘devilish & monstrous crime’

Pathankot, Jun 17:  The special court, which convicted six people in the murder case of an 8-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua in Jammu region, has termed the crime “devilish and monstrous” committed in the most “shameful, inhumane and barbaric manner” for which “poetic justice” needs to be done to its perpetrators. District and Sessions court […]

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First session of 17th LS begins, PM, Members take oath

First session of 17th LS begins, PM, Members take oath

New Delhi, Jun 17 :  Leader of the House and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah were among those who took oath as Members of the 17th Lok Sabha that commenced here Monday. As soon as the House met, the Members stood in silence for a few minutes […]

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Pak army appoints Lt Gen Faiz Hameed new ISI chief

Pak army appoints Lt Gen Faiz Hameed new ISI chief

Islamabad, Jun 17:  In a surprise reshuffle, the Pakistan Army has appointed Lt Gen Faiz Hameed as the chief of the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency, replacing current spymaster Lt General Asim Munir after a brief stint of eight months. Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed appointed as the Director General of the ISI, according to […]

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  NCST to convene meeting on alleged displacement of tribals from Chhattisgarh due to Maoist violence

   NCST to convene meeting on alleged displacement of tribals from Chhattisgarh due to Maoist violence

New Delhi, Jun 17 :  The National Commission For Scheduled Tribes (NCST) will convene a meeting to discuss the issue of alleged displacement of tribals from Chhattisgarh due to Maoist violence with the Union ministries of home and tribal affairs. Besides the Union ministries, representatives from Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtara will be invited […]

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Referendum should be conducted on use of EVM in polls: Moily

Referendum should be conducted on use of EVM in polls: Moily

New Delhi, Jun 17 :  Asserting that there are “serious doubts” over EVM, senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily has sought a referendum on whether it should be used in the electoral process or ballot papers be brought back. He also emphasised that such a referendum should be conducted on ballot papers and not on […]

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