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Shia mourners take out Ashura procession on Muharram in Srinagar

Shia mourners take out Ashura procession on Muharram in Srinagar

Srinagar: Thousands of Shia mourners on Wednesday took out Ashura procession in the city here to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson Imam Hussain on Muharram. The procession started from Bota Kadal in Lal Bazar area of the city and culminated at Zadibal Imambara, officials said. The chest-beating and wailing mourners passed through […]

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PM Modi likely to address high-level UNGA session on Sep 26

PM Modi likely to address high-level UNGA session on Sep 26

United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the high-level UN General Assembly session here on September 26, according to a provisional list of speakers issued by the UN. The high-level General Debate of the 79th session of the UN General Assembly will take place from September 24-30. As per the provisional list […]

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Brief exchanges of fire in Doda

Jammu: Security forces and terrorists exchanged fire twice briefly within a span of four hours in a forest area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district, officials said on Wednesday. Village Defence Guards (VDGs) also opened fire on observing suspicious movement outside their village, while two explosive shells were recovered from Gandoh area, they said. The […]

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J-K Police launches crackdown on overground workers’ network in Doda, 4 arrested

Jammu: Police have launched a major crackdown on the network of overground workers (OGWs) in connection with a series of terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district, resulting in the arrest of four OGWs, police said. Four Army personnel, including an officer, were killed in an encounter with terrorists in the Doda district on […]

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Might be his personal view: JK ADGP on police chief’s remarks

Srinagar: A senior police officer on Wednesday said DGP R R Swain’s statement on regional parties hobnobbing with terrorist leaders might have been his personal opinion as Jammu and Kashmir Police is an apolitical force. The director general of police (DGP) had on Monday claimed that Pakistan infiltrated all aspects of civil society in Jammu […]

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It would be better if he leaves politics to us: Omar

Srinagar: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Wednesday criticised the R R Swain’s recent remark that regional outfits are collaborating with terror leaders for “political gains”, saying the Jammu and Kashmir police chief had made a political speech. Abdullah also said the Centre should restore statehood to Jammu and Kashmir before the assembly elections as […]

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Congress to launch stir against ‘growing’ terror activities

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Congress will on Friday launch an agitation against the alleged failure of the BJP-led government to check growing terror activities and its decision to give unbridled powers to the Lt Governor ahead of the assembly polls in the Union Territory. Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Vikar Rasool Wani on Wednesday […]

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Another batch of pilgrims leaves for Amarnath yatra

Jammu: A fresh batch of 3,700 pilgrims left for the Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas on Wednesday amidst tight security measures. The 20th batch of pilgrims left at 3:05 am in 127 vehicles under CRPF escort from Bhagwati Nagar base camp. The group included 2,734 men, 952 women and nine children. Of these, […]

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Panic reaction of Pak-sponsored terrorists to disrupt peace in J-K: Chugh on Doda encounter

Jammu: Following the killing of four Army personnel in an encounter with terrorists in Doda district, BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh on Monday said it is a panic reaction of the Pakistan-sponsored militants to disrupt peace in Jammu and Kashmir. “We condemn the terrorist attack on the Army team. The entire nation stands to […]

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SC to hear on Thursday pleas related to controversy-ridden NEET-UG 2024

SC to hear on Thursday pleas related to controversy-ridden NEET-UG 2024

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Thursday a batch of petitions related to the controversy-ridden medical entrance exam NEET-UG 2024 which was held on May 5. According to the cause list of July 18 uploaded on the apex court’s website, a bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and justices J […]

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