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Ceasefire violation: Pak summons senior Indian diplomat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday summoned a senior diplomat from the Indian High Commission here to register its protest over the alleged “ceasefire violations” by the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC). The Foreign Office said that due to “indiscriminate and unprovoked firing” in Bagsar Sector of the LoC on Wednesday, 33-year-old Ansar, a […]

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China, India in ‘candid, in-depth communication’ to disengage troops: China

Reading Time: 2 minutes Beijing: China and India have maintained “candid and in-depth communication and coordination” to promote disengagement in areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh after the eighth round of talks to resolve the current standoff, the Chinese military said on Thursday. The Chinese and Indian militaries held the 8th round of Corps […]

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JK gears up for first polls post Article 370 abrogation

Reading Time: 3 minutes Srinagar/Jammu: Preparations are on in full swing for the first elections in Jammu and Kashmir post abrogation of Article 370 and reorganisation of the erstwhile state with political parties making the last last-ditch efforts to woo voters. The first-ever district development council (DDC) elections will be held in eight phases to elect 280 members in […]

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Roshini Land grab: CBI files FIR against former minister

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi: The CBI has booked former Jammu and Kashmir Minister Taj Mohiuddin in connection with alleged illegal regularisation of encroached forest land in his name under the Roshni Act, officials said Thursday. Along with Mohiuddin, a former Congress minister in the erstwhile state, the agency has also booked Mohammaed Ramzan Thakur, former Deputy Commissioner […]

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Bunch of SLPs filed in SC against scrapping Roshini act

Reading Time: 3 minutes New Delhi: A bunch of special leave petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court against a Jammu and Kashmir High Court order scrapping the Roshni Act that gave proprietary rights to occupants of state land, with the petitioners pleading that they never encroached on government land and were never made a party in the […]

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Amused to see govt celebrate Constitution Day: Mehbooba Mufti

Reading Time: < 1 minute Srinagar: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti Thursday attacked the Centre on the occasion of Constitution Day, saying she found it “amusing” to see them celebrate the day as they have already replaced the Constitution with the BJP’s divisive agenda. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also said legislations like the Citizenship Amendment Act or the […]

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India organizes SCO heads meet, Chinese Premier Li to attend

India organizes SCO heads meet, Chinese Premier Li to attend

Reading Time: 2 minutes Beijing: China on Thursday announced that Premier Li Keqiang will attend the 19th meeting of the council of the heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states to be held under India’s chairmanship on Monday. India will host the virtual meeting of the Heads of the Government of the eight-member bloc on […]

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Fresh Covid-19 wave: MHA allows States/UTs to impose local restrictions

Reading Time: 3 minutes NEW DELHI: Amid a spurt in Coronavirus cases in some regions, the Centre Thursday said States and Union Territories can impose local restrictions like night curfew to check the spread of COVID-19 but made it clear that they will have to consult it before imposing any lockdown outside the containment zones. While issuing guidelines for […]

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Ladakh gets largest solar project at Leh IAF station

Reading Time: < 1 minute Leh: The Union Territory of Ladakh has got the largest solar power project setup under the Centre’s ‘Make In India’ initiative at Leh IAF station to provide sustainable energy alternative to fossil fuel and traditional methods of energy generation. The project namely ‘Provision of Solar Photo Voltaic Powerplant 1.5 MW’ has been completed within 12 […]

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Solar modules to be incentivized: PM Modi

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said production-linked incentives similar to those for electronic manufacturing will be offered for high-efficiency solar modules to boost the generation of electricity from renewable sources which has the potential to generate an annual business of USD 20 billion. Speaking at the RE-Invest 2020 conference, he invited global […]

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