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Separatist leaders under house arrest
5 cops injured in Anantnag clashes
Clashes after Eid prayers at several places in Valley
SRINAGAR, Jun 26: Clashes erupted between the protestors and police and paramilitary forces after Eid prayers at several places in Kashmir. Cops and to burst smoke shells and resort to lathi-charge to disperse the protestors, pelting stones. However, in rest of Valley Eid day passed off peacefully. Even as elaborate security arrangements were made across the Valley today, no restrictions on the movement of people or transport were imposed despi...
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CM offers Eid prayers at Ziyarat Syed sahib, Sonwar
People in large numbers throng CM residence, offer greetings to Mehbooba
SRINAGAR, Jun 26: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, joined hundreds of people to offer her Eid prayers at Ziyarat Hazrat Syed Sahib (RA), Sonwar. The chief minister prayed for peace, prosperity and well-being of the people on the occasion. After offering her nimaz, Mehbooba Mufti interacted with the people and extended Eid greetings to them. Later people in large numbers visited the Chief Minister at her residence and offered their Eid greetings...
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Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Jammu region with religious fervour
JAMMU, Jun 26: Like other parts of the country and state, the Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated in Jammu region with religious fervour and gaiety. All the mosques in Jammu city were decorated magnificently and markets witnessed huge rush of people who were busy in purchasing sweets, gifts and clothes. The main Eid-ul-Fitr congregational prayer in Jammu district was held at Eidgah, Residency Road, where thousands of devotees offered Namaz. In his re...
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N-E, J&K to benefit most from GST implementation: Jitendra
NEW DELHI, Jun 26 (Agencies): Eight states of Northeast and Jammu & Kashmir are among the states which are likely to benefit the most from the GST rollout on the midnight of June 30 and July 1. Contrary to certain misconceived notions in certain quarters, GST will offer these states an opportunity to realize fiscal growth in tandem with the more developed states of India and thus make up for their own shortcomings. This was stated here today...
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Chinese troops enter Sikkim, jostle with Indian troops
NEW DELHI, Jun 26 (Agencies): Chinese troops entered India in the Sikkim sector and jostled with Indian army personnel guarding the Sino-India frontier, destroying two bunkers. The face-off has been going on in Doka La general area in Sikkim for the past ten days and the Chinese troops have also stopped the batch of pilgrims that was proceeding for Kailash Mansovar yatra, official sources said on Monday. The Indian troops had to struggle har...
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Rajnath hopes Eid will bring ‘new sunlight’ in J&K
NEW DELHI, Jun 26: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today greeted the people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and especially the people of Kashmir valley, hoping that the festival of goodness and humanity will herald era a “new sunlight.” “I’m confident that this festival of goodness and humanity will help herald an era of peace and harmony in Jammu and Kashmir. This occasion will strengthen the bond amongst people and will also bring in a ‘nay...
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4 arrested in sacrilegious act in Mahore
REASI, June 26: Police claimed to have arrested four miscreants involved in alleged sacrilegious act at village Budhan in Mahore Tehsil of Reasi district, today. Police spokesman said that today police received information about a sacrilegious act by some miscreants in village Budhan. The act, police said, took place in the house of Mohammad Zaffer son of Yousaf where at-least 50-60 locals of other community gathered on the spot and called Maho...
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Security arrangements in place for Amarnath yatra: Nirmal
JAMMU, Jun 26: The Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh Monday asserted that all security arrangements were made for safe and secured Amarnath Yatra and the public needed not to worry about anything. “We are fully prepared for the Amarnath Yatra. All important aspects like security, arrangements necessary for the road journey or base camp, have been well taken care of,” the Deputy Chief Minister said. Speaking about the steps taken by the stat...
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Eid celebrated with traditional fervour, gaiety in Kashmir
SRINAGAR, Jun 26: Eid-ul-Fitre was today celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety across the Kashmir Valley. Big Eid congregations were held in eidgahs, mosques, shrines and Imam Baras. Muslims from all walks of life started making a beeline to Eidgahs (prayer ground) or mosques for offering Eid prayers as a thanksgiving for the month-long fasting of Ramazan. The biggest congregations were held at Eidgah and Hazratbal here. Big gathering...
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Separatists ‘salute resilience of Kashmiris’
SRINAGAR, June 26: Separatist leadership today saluted people of Jammu and Kashmir for their resilience and steadfastness towards the ongoing struggle. Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who was placed under house arrest at his Nigeen residence, read out a resolution on his phone for the people at Eidgah congregation. The resolution was passed also. The resolution was jointly prepared by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Fa...
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Guv reviews security arrangements for yatra
SRINAGAR, Jun 26: Governor N N Vohra, who is also the chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), today reviewed security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra and also announced and increase of group insurance to Rs three lakh for pilgrims and service providers. Governor accompanied by other officials conducted an aerial reconnaissance of the yatra route along the Baltal axis and visited the holy Cave, Panjtarni, Baltal and Domel yatra Camps a...
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Ceasefire violations on Loc continue in Poonch
JAMMU/MENDHAR, June 26: While guns remain silent along the International Border (IB) and guarding forces from either side exchanged sweets in Jammu, Pakistani forces continued to violate ceasefire by firing from automatic weapons and shelling mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar Tehsil of Poonch district, this evening. There were no report of any firing and shelling by the Pakistani Army along the IB," official reports, said, addi...
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UJC calls for strike on July 8, 13
SRINAGAR, Jun 26: United Jehad Council (UJC), a joint plateform of various militant groups, have called for a general strike on July 8 and 13 in Kashmir. As per media reports UJC has issued a week-long programme on the first death anniversary of its Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Burhan Wani's. He was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kokernag area last year. His death had triggered a civilian unrest in Valley. Burhan’s posters and ...
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2 killed in mishaps
SRINAGAR, Jun 26: Two persons were killed in two different mishaps in Kashmir today. Reports said a 17 year old boy was electrocuted to death at Kremshora in Khansahab. The deceased was identified as Muneer Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Razaq Bhat. He died due to an electric shock while he was erecting a tent for Eid prayers at Jamiat Ahle Hadees Kremoshora Eidgah in the village. Meanwhile,one person was killed in a road accident in South Kashmir. ...
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Kovind visiting J&K tomorrow
JAMMU, Jun 26: NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind, who on Sunday started touring different states for campaigning and meeting the legislators who are part of Presidential Electoral College, will visit J&K on June 28. According to BJP sources, Kovind accompanied by Union Housing and Urban Development Minister, Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of State in PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh and BJP national general secretary, Ram Madhav will visit Srinaga...
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No SOP violation, an act of God, says company
SRINAGAR, Jun 26: The management of the company that operates the gondola cable car service in Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir today blamed "an act of God" for the Sunday tragedy that killed seven people, including four members of a Delhi family. Riyaz Ahmad, general manager of the project, said there was no violation of the standard operating procedure (SOP) on Sunday as alleged by some. Among the dead were Jayant Andraskar, his wife Manshea and t...
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Gruesome tragedy in Gulmarg
Death of seven persons including a family of four and injuries to several others in Gulmarg cable car accident on Sunday is both tragic and unfortunate. Apart from the four tourists, three guides also lost their lives in the unfortunate accident, when a pine tree reportedly fell on the cable of the Gondola when high velocity winds blew in the area. The saving grace was the rescue of more than 150 tourists and locals, who were held up in the Gond...
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Is Tajmahal not a part of Indian Culture?
By Ram Puniyani
With the ascendance of Hindu nationalists from the last few decades and more so from last three years; the attempt is being made to give sectarian slant to this understanding of our culture. All things which are non Brahmanical are being sidetracked and undermined. Culture is a fascinating aspect of our life. To understand the culture one examines the social life and observes multiple facets of life, food habits, clothes, music, language, lit...
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Opposition parties bat for Meira Kumar to embarrass Nitish Kumar
By Lalit Sethi
Sixteen political parties in the Opposition led by the Congress have decided not to give the BJP and its allies an uncontested walkover in the race for the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi's Raisina Hill. They have done so by nominating Mrs. Meira Kumar, daughter of Babu Jagjivan Ram; she is a former Speaker of the Lok Sabha and five times member of Parliament. She is opposing Mr. Ram Nath Kovind, Governor of Bihar, whose name Prime Minister Nare...
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Travel-Allowance bills of Meira Kumar
Dear Editor, It refers to copy of hand-written register provided by Lok Sabha Secretariat in respect of Travel-Allowance bills of the then Speaker Meira Kumar and others during earlier UPA regime. Surprisingly the air-tickets both for domestic and international flights were booked through private travel-agents mainly Kuoni Travels India private Limited rather than government-owned company Balmer Lawrie and Company Limited. It should be ensured ...
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Case against Kashmiri student for `pro-Pak' Facebook comment
BHOPAL, Jun 26 (Agencies): Gwalior police have registered a case against a Kashmiri student over his comment on social media supporting Pakistan after the Champions Trophy final. A case under IPC section 153-A (disturbing communal harmony) and the provisions of Information Technology Act was registered against Seh Mudassar, who hails from Kashmir after his comment on a Facebook post created tension in Mahalgaon area of the city, additional supe...
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No taint on my govt in three years: PM
WASHINGTON, June 26 (Agencies): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a community reception at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia, on Monday said that there had not been 'even one taint or blot' on his government in the past three years. "Indians hate corruption," he told the nearly 600 Indian-American community members at the reception. At the same time time, the PM assured the Indian diaspora in the US that his government will continue t...
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Benia lifts 6th Panya Kesari Dangal title 2017
JAMMU, June 26: Wrestler Benia Min of J&K Police lifted “6th Annual Panya Kesari Dangal Title 2017” by defeating Wrestler Ajay Gujjar Patha Guru Gurdev, Akhara Barn (Patila), resident of Gurgoan in the final first malli bout played at High School, Panya Dager in Akhnoor. The first malli main bout Wrestlers Benia Min awarded with cash prize of Rs 35,000 along with traditional Gurj (Gadda), Patta of Panya kesari and Turban while runner-up Wrestl...
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Implement GST from Jul 1, Jaitley writes to Mehbooba
NEW DELHI, Jun 26: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today asked Jammu and Kashmir to roll out GST from July 1 as failure to implement it will lead to "adverse impact" of price rise and put local industry at a disadvantage. In a letter to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Jaitley said that the state has actively participated in the GST deliberations and should join the nation-wide wide roll out of Goods and Services Tax from July 1. All states, excep...
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