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Mega earthquake overdue in Himalayan region, warn experts

Mega earthquake overdue in Himalayan region, warn experts

Himalayan region unprepared for such calamity

Himalayan region unprepared for such calamity

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40 polling booths with zero votes

40 polling booths with zero votes

Srinagar: Home turf of former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, the Bijbehara assembly segment under the Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, reported highest concentration of polling stations where zero votes were cast. Among the 65 booths in Anantnag where zero votes were cast, 40 were located in Bijbehara, one of the six assembly constituencies where voting took […]

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Paramilitary troopers to get more mine-protected vehicles in JK

Paramilitary troopers to get more mine-protected vehicles in JK

New Delhi: The government will soon procure mine-protected vehicles for the movement of paramilitary troops in the Naxalism-hit areas and Jammu and Kashmir and remotely operated vehicles to help anti-terror commando force NSG in encounter sites, officials said Tuesday. Expenditure sanction for Rs 613.96 crore has been issued to paramilitary forces such as CRPF and […]

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Will scrap Article 370 as soon as BJP returns to power: BJP leader

Shahjahanpur (UP): Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya Tuesday said Article 370 of the Constitution, which gives autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir, will be scrapped after the BJP returns to power at the Centre. “Once Narendra Modi becomes the prime minister again, Article 370 will be scrapped,” Maurya told an election meeting […]

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Former ISI chief Durrani approaches court

Appeals against Pak Army's decision forfeiting his pension, other benefits

Islamabad: Pakistani spy agency ISI’s ex-chief Lt Gen (retd.) Asad Durrani has appealed to the high court here against Pakistan Army’s decision of forfeiting his pension and other benefits after he was found guilty of violating the military code of conduct for co-authoring a controversial book with India’s former intelligence head. Durrani, who headed the […]

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Pak gives a miss to Indo-Chinese fleet review

Beijing: Two Indian battle ships, including the biggest indigenously built stealth destroyer INS Kolkata, on Tuesday took part in the Chinese navy’s fleet review as the world’s fastest growing navy celebrated its 70th anniversary. A total of 32 vessels of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) sailed in six groups, and 39 warplanes of the […]

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Green flags spread hate, create a perception of being used in Pakistan: BJP leader

Begusarai: Union minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh on Tuesday said the Election Commission should ban the use of green flags, often associated with political and religious bodies associated with Muslims, alleging that they spread hate and create a perception of being used in Pakistan. Known for his hardline Hindutva views that have often triggered […]

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Geelani’s son faces questions from NIA officials

New Delhi: Nayeem Geelani, the son of pro-Pakistan separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, appeared before the National Investigation Agency for questioning in connection with a case related to funding of terror groups and separatist organisations in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said here. Nayeem Geelani, who had been evading questioning by the NIA for long, […]

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Lt General Ranbir Singh reviews security in Eastern Ladakh

Srinagar: General Officer Commanding In Chief of Army’s Northern Command Lt General Ranbir Singh Tuesday reviewed the security situation and operational preparedness in the Eastern Ladakh sector of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said here. “Lt Gen Singh visited forward areas to review the security situation and operational preparedness in Eastern Ladakh today (Tuesday),” […]

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Over 1,500 students take out massive peace rally in Doda

Bhadarwah (JK): More than 1,500 students on Tuesday took out a massive rally in this picturesque town of Doda district, chanting slogans for peace and unity and requesting everyone to maintain communal harmony. The army-supported ‘Unity Peace Rally’ was taken out from community hall Kotli and after passing through different localities of the town, including […]

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