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Targeted killings of KPs, non-locals aimed to keep terrorism alive: Army Commander

Jammu: Northern Army commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi on Monday said the targeted killings of Kashmiri Pandits and non-local labourers by militants was to keep terrorism alive in Kashmir. He also said Pakistan created a facade of proxy tanzeems’ (outfits) to give an indigenous colour to the insurgency in the Valley after the country faced […]

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China building infrastructure near Arunachal border: Army

Guwahati: The Indian Army’s Eastern Command chief on Monday said China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is engaged in infrastructure capacity enhancement across the international border in Arunachal Pradesh. General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Eastern Command, Lt Gen R P Kalita, however, said the Indian side is also continuously upgrading its infrastructure and capabilities to deal […]

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Centre to ensure best possible security for Kashmiri Pandits: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday urged the Centre to take steps to ensure the best possible security arrangements for Kashmiri Pandits in the wake of the killing last week of a government servant from the community. Rahul Bhat, who had got the job of a clerk under the special employment package for […]

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India battling climate change and it is getting worse, warn experts

India battling climate change and it is getting worse, warn experts

New Delhi: The spectre of climate change is here to stay and even worsen, say climate scientists as searing winds blow across swathes of north India, including New Delhi where temperatures have crossed 49 degrees Celsius, and flash floods ravage parts of the northeast. A day after two weather stations in Delhi saw temperatures of […]

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ATF price hiked by 5.3 pc, 10th increase this year

New Delhi: Jet fuel prices on Monday were hiked by a steep 5.3 per cent – the tenth straight increase this year — to an all-time high, in line with a surge in global energy prices. The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) — the fuel that helps aeroplanes fly — was hiked by Rs […]

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US deaths from COVID hit 1 million: Reports

US deaths from COVID hit 1 million: Reports

Washington: The US death toll from COVID-19 hit 1 million on Monday, a once-unimaginable figure that only hints at the multitudes of loved ones and friends staggered by grief and frustration. The confirmed number of dead is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 336 days. It is roughly equal to how many Americans […]

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Katra bus fire: Waiting for FSL report to know exact cause of fire, say Officials

Jammu: Police are awaiting a Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report to know whether the fire in a passenger bus, carrying mostly devotees from Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, was caused due to an explosion or not, officials said on Monday. Four people were killed and 24 others injured when the bus caught fire near Nomai shortly […]

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Rahul Bhat’s killing: Kashmiri Pandits continue to stage protests

Rahul Bhat’s killing: Kashmiri Pandits continue to stage protests

Srinagar: Protests by Kashmiri Pandits over the killing of Rahul Bhat by terrorists inside his office last week continued in Ganderbal and Anatnag districts on Monday, officials said. Scores of Kashmiri Pandits assembled at Tulmulla in Ganderbal district to protest against the killing of their community member, the officials said. The protesters held photographs of […]

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LeT module busted, eight held

Srinagar: Security forces busted a terror module of the Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit by arresting seven terrorists and their associates in Bandipora, a police spokesman said. Investigating the recent encounters in Bandipora, police and security forces busted a terror module of LeT by arresting an active Pakistani-trained terrorist, two hybrid terrorists and four terrorist associates including a […]

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Minor raped, impregnated by man in Reasi

Jammu: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by a man in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, officials said on Monday. A person of Pouni tehsil lodged a complaint with the police on Saturday alleging that a man repeatedly raped her daughter who is two months pregnant, they said. Subsequently, a case was lodged […]