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As guns roar along IB, BSF trooper, 4 civilians killed on Indian side

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Pakistani and Indian troops traded heavy gunfire and shelling along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, leaving four civilians including a 17-year-old girl and a Border Security Force (BSF) trooper dead. The fresh exchange of fire took place a day after Director General (DG) Border Security Force ...

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Ruckus in JK Assembly over power crises, Oppn walks out

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The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly was rocked with protests by the opposition over the power crisis and the members cornered Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh before staging a walkout from the House. In reply to a question by National Conference MLA Aga Syed Ruhullah in the Assembly, Deputy Chief ...

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JKLF chief detained

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JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik was today detained after he tried to take out a protest march here against a recent remark by the Army chief on Kashmir. The JKLF chief has been detained in connection with the march, a police officer said. Malik was detained near the Maisuma area ...

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8 cops injured in Pulwama attack

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Eight policemen were injured in a grenade blast at Pulwama area of south Kashmir on Friday. Reports said that suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards police station Pulwama resulting in injuries to eight policemen. “Following the attack, cops also fire some shots,” reports said. SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam Choudary confirmed ...

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Mirwaiz expresses concern over continued bloodshed at LoC

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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today said that civilians including children on both sides of the Line of Control are getting killed, courtesy the unresolved Kashmir conflict, which is very sad and painful. “Soldiers also become cannon fodder of this hate as a consequence of the lingering Kashmir dispute,” he said “These ...

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JK Minister takes stock of arrangements at relief camps

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Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham, Lal Choudhary today visited R S Pura to take stock of the arrangements put in place at the relief camps established at several places in R S Pura for people affected in cross border firing in R S Pura and Suchetgarh sectors. ...

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Two civilians killed,three others injured in Pakistan firing

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Two civilians were killed and three others injured in Pakistan firing today. Reports said that Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy firing and shelling along the IB in several areas in R S Pura, Arnia and Ramgarh sectors today. Pakistan Rangers targeted around 40 Border Out Posts (BoPs) in three sectors ...

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JK Minister tours Border firing effected villages

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The Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash today toured border villages Mahal Sahan, Jhar, Keso and Kamore camp of Ramgarh Tehsil and assessed the problems faced by people due to cross border firing. He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Sheetal Nanda, SSP Anil Magotra and other officials. The Minister ...

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Govt forcefully defending State’s position on Article 35A: Law Minister

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Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq today reiterated that the government is forcefully defending JK’s stated position on Article 35A and other such litigations pending in the courts. Winding up the discussion on the Demand for Grants of Law and allied Departments in the Legislative Assembly, Minister said the ...

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Modi Govt brought Space technology to every Indian household: Dr Jitendra

The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh addressing the International Space Conference of “Geospatial World Forum”, in Hyderabad on January 17, 2018.

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh delivered the Keynote address at the International Space Conference of “Geospatial World Forum” in Hyderabad today. Addressing the conference he complemented Team ISRO for ...

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