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Pak’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly passes landmark bill to merge FATA with province

Pak’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly passes landmark bill to merge FATA with province

Peshawar: In a historic move, Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly today overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill, paving the way for the merger of the restive tribal region along the Afghan border with the northwestern province, bringing an end to a 150-year-old British-era arrangement. The bill to merge Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) amends […]

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‘Hostile posturing’ by India forced us to test nukes in 1998, says Pak

‘Hostile posturing’ by India forced us to test nukes in 1998, says Pak

Islamabad: Pakistan today claimed it was forced to test nuclear weapons two decades ago due to hostile posturing by India. Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal issued a statement on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the May 28, 1998 nuclear tests, while insisting that the testing of atomic bombs by India eliminated chances of […]

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J&K Police identifies ‘keypad jihadis’ to clamp down on social media rumours

J&K Police identifies ‘keypad jihadis’ to clamp down on social media rumours

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Police has a new task at hand — identify the ‘keypad jihadis’, who spew venom on social networking sites to try and create a law and order situation in the state by spreading on the Internet rumours or giving communal colour to any event. The police has registered cases against […]

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JRL calls for Shopian Shutdown on Tuesday

JRL calls for Shopian Shutdown on Tuesday

Srinagar:Joint resistance leadership called shutdown on Tuesday in Shopian and its surroundings against double murder and rape of Asiya and Nilofer. Remembering the gruesome incident of double rape, the JRL said that Asiya and Nilofer were abducted, gang-raped and then mercilessly killed by forces. In remembrance of the double murder and rape case of Asiya […]

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‘Visible improvement’ in security scenario in last 4 yrs: MHA

‘Visible improvement’ in security scenario in last 4 yrs: MHA

New Delhi: The Union home ministry today claimed there has been “visible improvement” in the security scenario in the country since the Narendra Modi government assumed office four years ago. This was made possible due to sustained action against terrorists and negotiations with extremists groups which abide by the Constitution, it said. In a booklet, […]

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Leadership of Gandhi-Nehru inspired Kashmiris to be part of India: Cong leader

Leadership of Gandhi-Nehru inspired Kashmiris to be part of India: Cong leader

Jammu: Congress leader G A Mir said today that the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru had inspired the people of Kashmir to be a part of India. The Jammu and Kashmir unit president of the Congress was addressing a party convention organised to mark the 54th death anniversary of the first prime minister. […]

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Elevations at J&K Bank, 18 officers promoted

Elevations at J&K Bank, 18 officers promoted

Srinagar: To facilitate the smooth and successful roll-out of its revamped organizational structure, J&K Bank carried out its major succession planning exercise today by elevating ten of its Vice Presidents to the level of President. Besides, eight Assistant Vice Presidents have been promoted as Vice Presidents. Notably, the Bank has created thirteen distinct verticals to […]

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DAK demands revocation of Dr Hassan’s suspension

DAK demands revocation of Dr Hassan’s suspension

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday demanded immediate revocation of suspension of its President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. Spokesperson DAK Dr Riyaz Ahmad Daga in a communiqué termed the continued suspension of DAK President as unjustified and illegal. He said the protracted suspension of Dr Nisar is against Supreme Court judgment wherein a government […]

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23 year old pregnant woman raped in Gurgaon

23 year old pregnant woman raped in Gurgaon

Gurgaon: In yet another shameful incident a 23 year old old pregnant woman was allegedly raped by an auto driver and his two accomplices in Manesar, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred on May 21 when the victim, who is six month’s pregnant, was going for a routine check-up at the hospital in Manesar […]

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Tral shuts to remember slain militant commander

Tral shuts to remember slain militant commander

Pulwama: Tral township in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday observed a complete shutdown to mark the first death anniversary of Hizb ul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat and his associate Faizan Bhat. All shops and other business establishments remained closed in the town while public transport is off the roads. Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, alias Soub […]

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