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PM’s invite: PAGD confirms participation

PM’s invite: PAGD confirms participation

Srinagar: The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) will attend the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday, said alliance chairperson Farooq Abdullah. The announcement came after PAGD leaders met at Abdullah’s Gupkar Road residence here on Tuesday to discuss the Centre’s invitation to leaders from Jammu and Kashmir. […]

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Those promising restoration of Art 370 playing ’emotional politics’: Raina

Jammu: In a veiled attack on the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), Jammu and Kashmir BJP president Ravinder Raina Tuesday said those promising to bring back Article 370 are playing emotive politics. He said that Article 370, which gave special status to J&K, was abrogated on August 5, 2019 and has now become a […]

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Not inviting us an anti Dalit decision: BSP

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir unit of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Tuesday expressed its resentment for not being invited to the all-party meeting to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Jammu and Kashmir BSP president S R Majotra said his party represents the sentiments of Scheduled castes and a majority of Other […]

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Congress too consents: Says restoration of statehood ‘priority number one’

Jammu: The Congress on Tuesday decided to attend the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday, with its leader G A Mir asserting that the restoration of full statehood of Jammu and Kashmir will be its “priority number one”. The decision to attend the deliberations with the prime minister […]

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COVID-19: Pending editions of JEE-Mains likely in August, NEET in Sep

New Delhi: The Ministry of Education is contemplating conducting pending editions of engineering entrance exam JEE-Mains in July and August while the medical entrance exam NEET can be shifted to September, according to sources. However, a final decision in this regard is yet to be taken and the Ministry is in process of reviewing the […]

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JK amends service rules: New recruits to provide mobile nos used in 5 years, details of in-laws

Jammu: Providing educational details from age of 15 years, mobile numbers used in last five years, furnishing information of in-laws and details of loans have been made mandatory for any fresh appointments in Jammu and Kashmir, and they will be verified by the CID Department of Police within two months. The amendment to the Jammu […]

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Man beaten to death in Rajouri

Jammu: A man was killed by unidentified persons following an argument in a village in Rajouri district on Tuesday, police said. Ajaz Dar, a resident of Rajdhani village in Thanamandi, was injured during the attack near Muradpur, they said, adding he later succumbed to injuries during treatment at a hospital. An FIR was lodged and […]

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Hosting American bases may lead to ‘revenge attacks’: Imran Khan

Hosting American bases may lead to ‘revenge attacks’: Imran Khan

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has ruled out hosting American bases in Pakistan for military action inside war-torn Afghanistan, fearing it might lead to his country being “targeted in revenge attacks” by terrorists. In an opinion piece in The Washington Post newspaper ahead of US President Joe Biden’s meeting with top Afghan leaders at the […]

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Three HUDD officers suspended in corruption case

Jammu: Pending an inquiry, Jammu and Kashmir government has suspended three senior officers of Housing and Urban Development Department (HUDD) who were booked by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in a case in 2015, an official order said on Tuesday. Principal Secretary, HUDD Dheeraj Gupta ordered the suspension of incharge town planner, HUDD Hamid Ahmad Wani, incharge […]

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CBSE, CISCE class 12 assessment: SC Refuses Interference,Disagrees With Parents’ Body

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to interfere with the assessment scheme propounded by both CBSE and CISCE for evaluation of Class 12 students, whose board examinations have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The top court rejected the objections raised by a parents’ body as well as students and said that […]

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