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5 of family killed in road accident

5 of family killed in road accident

Jammu, Feb 20: Five members of a family were killed on Thursday when their car rammed into a stationary truck on the Jammu-Pathankot highway in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The accident took place at Swanda Morh in Ghagwal area when the car driver lost control and hit the truck parked on […]

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PHE workers extend ongoing strike by 72 hours across Jammu

PHE workers extend ongoing strike by 72 hours across Jammu

Jammu, Feb 20: The Public Health Engineering (PHE) workers on Thursday extended their ongoing strike by 72 hours in support of various demands including release of pending wages and regularisation of services. The PHE workers had begun their strike on February 07. The stir has led to a drinking water crisis in most parts of […]

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Hope Trump will take 'practical steps' on his offer to mediate on Kashmir: Pakistan

Hope Trump will take 'practical steps' on his offer to mediate on Kashmir: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday expressed hope that US President Donald Trump during his visit to India next week will take “some concrete practical steps” on his offer of mediation on Kashmir. Trump is scheduled to travel to India on February 24 and 25, with stops in Ahmedabad and New Delhi. At the weekly media briefing […]

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India ranks 77th on sustainability, 131st in child flourishing index rankings

India ranks 77th on sustainability, 131st in child flourishing index rankings

United Nations:  India ranked 77th on a sustainability index that takes into account per capita carbon emissions and ability of children in a nation to live healthy lives and was placed 131st on a ranking that measures the best chance at survival and well-being for children, according to a UN-backed report. The report was released […]

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3 Hizb militants killed in encounter in Tral

3 Hizb militants killed in encounter in Tral

Anantnag/Srinagar, Feb 19: Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in the Tral area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir, police said on Wednesday. Security forces — Army’s 42RR, SOG and 180/185 Bn CRPF — launched a cordon and search operation in Tral late Tuesday night following information about […]

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Necessary to prevent statelessness when nationality laws are changed: UN chief

Necessary to prevent statelessness when nationality laws are changed: UN chief

Islamabad, Feb 19:  Amid concerns over India’s Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC), UN chief Antonio Guterres has said it is necessary to do everything to prevent “statelessness” when a nationality law is changed. Guterres, who was on a three-day visit to Pakistan, when asked whether he was concerned about […]

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PHE workers clash with police in Jammu

PHE workers clash with police in Jammu

Jammu, Feb 19: Thousands of workers of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department clashed with police on Wednesday as their march to Raj Bhawan here to demand pending wages was stopped midway. The workers, including casual labourers and daily-wagers, began the march from the Chief Engineer’s office. A large contingent of police had closed the route […]

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LG calls for strict enforcement of traffic regulations

LG calls for strict enforcement of traffic regulations

Jammu, Feb 19: Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Wednesday called for strict enforcement of traffic regulations and creating awareness regarding road safety across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir so as to prevent incidence of road accidents. At a meeting with the top functionaries of Transport department and Traffic Police at the Civil […]

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Police to act against misuse of social media: DGP

Police to act against misuse of social media: DGP

Srinagar, Feb 19: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that it will act against the misuse of social media networks, which were allegedly being used to stoke violence in the Valley. “We have evidence whereby social media was used through VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) to tell militants to carry out attacks at certain […]

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‘Will ensure no subversive activity takes place in J&K during Trump's India visit’

‘Will ensure no subversive activity takes place in J&K during Trump's India visit’

Srinagar, Feb 19: Police on Wednesday said it will take all measures to ensure that militants are not able to carry out any subversive activity in the Union territory during US President Donald Trump’s visit to the country next week. “We are taking all necessary measures…we are hopeful that this visit (of the US president) […]