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Disengagement at all friction points necessary to consider de-escalation of troops: India to China

Disengagement at all friction points necessary to consider de-escalation of troops: India to China

New Delhi/Beijing: Asserting that peace and tranquillity on the border is essential for development of bilateral relations, India has told China that disengagement at all friction points is necessary to contemplate any de-escalation of troops even as the two sides agreed to establish a hotline contact for timely exchange of views. Last week, armies of […]

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UN chief encouraged by India, Pak ceasefire announcement

UN chief encouraged by India, Pak ceasefire announcement

United Nations: Top UN leadership has welcomed the announcement by militaries of India and Pakistan to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and other sectors, with UN chief Antonio Guterres expressing hope that this “positive step” will provide an opportunity for “further dialogue”. In a […]

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PM inaugurates Khelo India Winter Games

PM inaugurates Khelo India Winter Games

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the second Khelo India Winter Games in Gulmarg and said that the event is a step towards making Jammu and Kashmir a hub of winter sports in the country. Athletes from 27 states and Union Territories are competing in the Games which will conclude on March […]

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CEASEFIRE: INDO-PAK AGREE AGAIN

CEASEFIRE: INDO-PAK AGREE AGAIN

India desires normal neighbourly ties with Pak, committed to resolve all issues bilaterally: MEA

New Delhi/Islamabad: India and Pakistan on Thursday announced that they have agreed to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and other sectors, even as Indian Army officials asserted there would be no let-up in its “fight against terrorism” or in its troop deployment along the […]

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No territory conceded under disengagement pact with China: MEA

No territory conceded under disengagement pact with China: MEA

New Delhi: India on Thursday said it has not conceded any territory as part of the disengagement agreement with China and asserted that it has rather enforced observance of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) to prevent any unilateral change in the status quo. At an online media briefing here, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) […]

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Subsidised, non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 25 per cylinder

Subsidised, non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 25 per cylinder

New Delhi: Cooking gas LPG price on Thursday was hiked by Rs 25 per cylinder across all categories, including subsidised fuel and those availed by Ujjwala scheme beneficiaries. This is the third increase in rates this month on the back of spiralling international rates as demand recovered. A 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi now costs Rs […]

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Waheed Parra case: Police to take custody of DySP, others

Waheed Parra case: Police to take custody of DySP, others

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police will soon take into custody suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh and Hizbul Mujahideen militant Naveed Babu for their custodial interrogation in a case in which PDP youth wing president Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra has been arrested, officials said on Thursday. According to documents submitted in a court, the Counter […]

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LG picks top IRTS officer Ranjan P Thakur for J&K industrial outreach

LG picks top IRTS officer Ranjan P Thakur for J&K industrial outreach

New Delhi:  Lt Governor Manoj Sinha has picked top Indian Railway Traffic Service officer Ranjan Prakash Thakur to help him in the Union Territory’s industrial outreach. Thakur has been appointed as “Principal Secretary to the Government, Industries and Commerce Department,” an order issued by the J&K government said on Thursday. Some weeks back, Sinha had […]

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Govt announces new guidelines to curb misuse of social media platforms

Govt announces new guidelines to curb misuse of social media platforms

New Delhi: The government on Thursday announced new rules to curb misuse of social media platforms, as it mandated firms to appoint grievance officer, disclose the first originator of the mischievous information and remove, within 24 hours, content depicting nudity or morphed pictures of women. Concerns have been raised about rampant abuse of social media […]

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India justifies ‘pre-emptive strike against imminent attack from non-state actor’

India justifies ‘pre-emptive strike against imminent attack from non-state actor’

United Nations:  India told a UN meeting that a country would be compelled to undertake a “pre-emptive strike” when confronted by an “imminent armed attack” from a non-state actor operating in a third state, as it highlighted several “proxy cross-border terror attacks”, including one in Pulwama, perpetrated against it from its neighbourhood, a clear reference […]

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