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Govt orders probe after woman gives birth on road

Govt orders probe after woman gives birth on road

Valley’s lone maternity care hospital had refused to admit her

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday ordered an inquiry after a woman gave birth to a baby on a road as doctors at the Valley’s premier maternity care hospital here allegedly refused her overnight stay at the medical facility. The woman, a resident of Kupwara district of north Kashmir, delivered a baby girl on the […]

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Kashmir witnesses fresh snowfall, flight operations hit

Kashmir witnesses fresh snowfall, flight operations hit

Srinagar: Fresh snowfall in most parts of Kashmir disrupted flight operations at the airport here, officials said on Saturday. There was fresh snowfall in the higher reaches as well as the plains, including in the summer capital Srinagar here, on Friday night, a meteorological department official said. He said while there was light snowfall in […]

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Kashmiri’s are branded as Pakistanis by BJP: Farooq

Kashmiri’s are branded as Pakistanis by BJP: Farooq

Kolkata: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said Kashmiris were being killed and branded as Pakistanis and traitors. “Look at Jammu and Kashmir. At what state has it been left in? People are being killed everywhere. And it is said that they are Pakistanis, they are traitors,” Abdullah said at Trinamool Congress’ ‘United India’ […]

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Growth figures being manipulated by Modi govt: Yashwant Sinha

Growth figures being manipulated by Modi govt: Yashwant Sinha

Kolkata: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday came down heavily on the Narendra Modi government saying that this was the first government after Independence which has been playing “mischief” with the developmental statistics. Addressing the opposition rally here, Sinha who quit the BJP recently said, under the present regime while praising the government was […]

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PDP shows exit door to Altaf Bukhari

PDP shows exit door to Altaf Bukhari

Says he was involved in anti-party activities

Srinagar: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday expelled businessman-turned-politician and former minister Altaf Bukhari from the party for anti-party activities. “Party today expelled Altaf Bukhari from the party for his anti-party activities,” the party said in a tweet. The PDP said the party had been watching Bukhari’s activities for some time and has expelled him from […]

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Engage in ‘meaningful dialogue’ to resolve issues: UN chief to India-Pakistan

Engage in ‘meaningful dialogue’ to resolve issues: UN chief to India-Pakistan

United Nations: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday hoped that India and Pakistan will engage in a “meaningful dialogue” to resolve their issues. The UN chief also said he has been offering his “good offices in relation to the dialogue between the two countries that, until now, had no conditions of success.” Guterres […]

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Mind your own business: Owaisi to Pakistan

Mind your own business: Owaisi to Pakistan

Hyderabad: Asking Pakistan to stop meddling in Kashmir affairs, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Saturday said the valley was and will always be an integral part of India, even as he stressed the need to have a consistent policy for the region. The Hyderabad MP said whether it was the Congress or the BJP at the […]

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Parliament to decide on extension to military courts: Pak Army

Islamabad: The Pakistan Army has said that the country’s parliament would decide about another extension in the tenure of the controversial military courts. The military courts were first set up in January 2015 for two years for speedy trial of militants after the 2014 Peshawar school attack that killed nearly 150 schoolchildren. Their tenure was […]

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Special medical board treating Nawaz Sharif says he is not well

Lahore: A special medical board that examined Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat jail here has said that “he is not completely well” and more tests are required before suggesting treatment for him. The medical board comprising Shahid Hameed, Sajjad Ahmed and Hamid Khalil of the Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore, had […]

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Mehbooba seeks separatist leader’s release on humanitarian grounds

Mehbooba seeks separatist leader’s release on humanitarian grounds

Srinagar: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday sought the release of separatist leader Shahid-ul-Islam, who is in the NIA’s custody, on humanitarian grounds as his wife was not feeling well. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh over phone after reports of Islam’s wife having suffered a brain […]