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JK tableau at R-Day parade depicts changing face of Union Territory

New Delhi: The tableau of Jammu and Kashmir at the Republic Day parade on Wednesday depicted the changing face of the Union Territory in terms of the development scenario. The Union territory consists of two divisions namely Jammu and Kashmir. While Jammu is known as city of temples, the Kashmir Valley is famous for its […]

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Mercury falls across Kashmir, Gulmarg coldest at minus 10.4 degrees Celsius

Srinagar: There was a slight dip in minimum temperatures in most parts of Kashmir with the tourist resort of Gulmarg reeling under intense cold wave as the mercury fell to minus 10.4 degrees Celsius, officials said here on Wednesday. Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a low of 1.3 degrees Celsius down […]

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Shah compliments JK Police’s valour, commitment; praises it for getting highest share of gallantry awards on R-Day

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday complimented the Jammu and Kashmir Police for its valour and commitment and said its dedication has been reflected as it got the largest share of 115 gallantry awards announced on the occasion of Republic Day. The Jammu and Kashmir Police has been in forefront in fighting […]

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Tricolour hoisted in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk

Srinagar: National flag was hoisted atop the historic Clock tower in city’s Lal Chowk on Wednesday, 30 years after veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi did it for the first time. Social activists Sajid Yousuf Shah and Sahil Bashir Bhat along with dozens of supporters had organized the flag hoisting ceremony at Clock Tower, locally […]

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Army unfurls tallest national flag in JK

Srinagar: The Army on Wednesday dedicated to people a 150-feet-high flagpole in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir to mark the Republic Day celebrations, a defence spokesman said. He said it will be the tallest flagpole in the union territory. “On the occasion of the 73rd Republic Day, the Chinar Corps in collaboration with Punit […]

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Among Padma Shri awardees are Kashmir’s Karate Kid and doctor behind world’s 1st IVF buffalo calf

New Delhi: The list of this year’s Padma Shri awardees includes many “unsung heroes” who have contributed to the society in their own ways. The Narendra Modi government posthumously awarded Andhra Pradesh’s Gosaveedu Shaik Hassan, a Nadaswaram player and freedom fighter. For seven decades, Hassan played the wind instrument everyday as ‘Suprabhatham’ to Lord Rama. […]

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Missing Arunachal boy: Rijiju says PLA responded positively

New Delhi: A hotline was exchanged on Wednesday between the Indian Army and China’s People’s Liberation Army which responded positively, indicating handing over of the missing youth from Arunachal Pradesh, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said. The PLA suggested a place of release, the minister said. “They are likely to intimate date and time soon. Delay […]

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India displayed unmatched resolve during pandemic: Prez Kovind

India displayed unmatched resolve during pandemic: Prez Kovind

Says country better placed to meet challenges of future

New Delhi: Asking people to celebrate Indian-ness this Republic Day, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said the country has shown an ”unmatched resolve” in the face of the extraordinary challenge to humankind posed by the coronavirus pandemic and that a strong and sensitive India is now emerging. In his address to the nation on […]

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LoC ceasefire: Army vigilant against devious enemy: Top Commander

Srinagar: The year-old ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir is holding and the Indian Army would like it to continue for the benefit of the common people on both sides of the divide but was remaining vigilant as the “‘enemy is very very devious , a top army commander said here on […]

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Azad, Bandipora coach among three from JK get Padma Awards

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister of erstwhile J&K and Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad was Tuesday conferred with Padma Bhushan award, while renowned martial art coach from Bandipora, Faisal Ali Dar and Vishwamutri Shastri were named for Padma Shri award respectively. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday announced the list of 128 recipients of […]

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