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BSF jawan injured on Hiranagar IB
7 Pak Rangers, militant killed in retaliatory action: BSF
JAMMU, Oct 21: Border Security Force (BSF) today claimed to have killed Pakistani Rangers and an intruder and three others injured while retaliating to a ceasefire violation on the International Border (IB) in Kathua district while one BSF jawan was injured. BSF official communique said that Pakistan Rangers, the border force of Pakistan, resorted to sniper gun fire attacks on Indian Posts in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district at around 9.35 A...
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Life paralysed on 105th day; Restrictions, clashes in several areas of Kashmir
Nasrullahpora youth dies, locals allege killing by securitymen, police denies
SRINAGAR, Oct 21: A youth reported to have died during clashes at Nasrullahpora in Budgam district today. The locals alleged that he died in security forces action, but police denied the charge and said he died due to heart attack. Life remained paralysed for the 105th consecutive day today in the Valley due to separatist called general strike. The authorities had imposed restrictions in some parts of old city of Srinagar and other areas to pre...
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Indian, Pak troops exchange fire on Rajouri, Poonch LoC
JAMMU, Oct 21: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch and Rajouri districts, prompting the Indian forces to retaliate strongly. Three to four army jawans were injured in retaliatory action Poonch district. Army today foiled an infiltration bid of heavily armed militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch sector of Jammu. "An infiltration bid was foiled by the alert and vigilant troops of Army i...
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ETT College scam: HC grants 4 weeks to Govt for status report
SRINAGAR, Oct 21: The High Court has given four weeks time to the state government to file status report with regard to investigations into two FIRs registered by police in a multi crore Elementary Teachers Training (ETT) colleges scam. A division bench of the high court comprising of Justices M H Attar and A M Magrey asked to the crime branch of police to file fresh status report with regard to two FIRs registered for offences of corruption un...
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More than three months of unrest
Patients in valley have a tough time to access medical health-care
SRINAGAR, Oct 21: During past more than three months of unrest the patients from across the valley have had a tough time to access proper medical intervention. For the patients suffering from life threatening diseases and various other ailments, it has been extremely difficult to access specialists and consultants amid the turmoil and stringent restrictions put in place across valley all these months. In the aftermath of the killing of Hizb com...
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Stop reign of repression in Kashmir: Farooq
SURANKOTE, Oct 21: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah today asked PDP-BJP coalition to stop reign of repression and coercion unleashed against entire population in the Valley, lest the situation takes such an ugly turn that will be beyond control of the governments at Srinagar and in New Delhi to handle. “Enough is enough”, Dr Farooq Abdullah said while referring to killings and large scale arrests being made on daily basis in mis...
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Reasi bus accident toll increases to 22
JAMMU, Oct 21: The toll in a Jyotipuram (Reasi) passenger bus road accident rose to 22 on Friday after an injured passenger succumbed to her wounds at the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital here today. Police said the accident victim Vaishno Devi of Bakkal admitted to GMC hospital died late on Thursday night taking the toll to 22. The accident occurred on Thursday morning when a 42-seater bus carrying 70 passengers plunged into a deep g...
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Undue benefits to contractor: SFC officers, officials of Doda in SVO net
JAMMU, Oct 21: State Vigilance Organization (SVO) today claimed to have registered corruption case against the then Regional Manager State Forest Corporation (SFC) Doda, the then Deputy Financial Advisor SFC, Contractor and other officers/officials of SFC gross irregularities and undue payments made to a blue eyed contractor. Official reports said that today, a case under FIR number 22 of 2016 under section 5 (1) (d) r/w 5 (2) J&K PC Act 2006 ...
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J&K’s complex challenges can be met only through dialogue: Mehbooba
‘Give peace a chance, I will facilitate talks; Pakistan’s cooperation imperative for peaceful resolution’
SRINAGAR, Oct 21: Stating that the complex challenges confronting Jammu and Kashmir can be resolved only through dialogue, chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti today called for creating a congenial atmosphere within the state and the region for the peaceful resolution of the issues. “Whosoever is ready to reject the violence and help in restoring peace should be engaged in dialogue to end the uncertainties plaguing Jammu and Kashmir for the past six...
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NHRC awaits J&K, MHA’s response on Kashmir unrest
NEW DELHI, Oct 21 (Agencies): The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Jammu and Kashmir Government are yet to respond to the notices issued to them in July by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the basis of media reports over the unrest in the Valley. The unrest in the Valley, which had begun a day after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter in south Kashmir on July 8, has left 84 people, includ...
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Suspect arrested on Ramgarh border
JAMMU, Oct 21: Military Intelligence (MI) and Police claimed to have arrested a suspect while he was moving under suspicious circumstances near International Border (IB) and recovered some maps of Border Security Force (BSF) Border out Posts (BoPs), two mobile phones used by him to talk across the border in Pakistan and some cash, in Ramgarh sector of Samba district. He has been identified by official sources as Bodh Raj, son of Harbans Lal of ...
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Stop bulldozing youth, students in Kashmir: Bhim to govt
JAMMU, Oct 21: Prof Bhim Singh, Founder of Panthers Party and champion of human rights has warned the PDP-BJP collation govt of J&K to stop bulldozing, detaining and suppressing the youth and the students in J&K, particularly in Kashmir Valley just to bulldoze the confidence and the moral of the younger generations who are committed to brotherhood and to ensure civil and political rights for the younger generations too. Bhim said that the NC-...
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Restrictions imposed around examination centres
UDHAMPUR, Oct 21: District Magistrate Udhampur, Niraj Kumar, has imposed restrictions under section 144 CrPC on the movement of general public to enter and gather within two hundred meter radius from the venue of the Secondary School examination Class 10th and Higher Secondary Examination part-II(class 12th) Annual Session -2016 (winter zone) which are commencing from October 21 and October 22 respectively. Restrictions have also been impos...
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FCI SCAM: 5 rice loaded trucks from Punjab never reached PEG Baramulla
Officials pass the buck
SRINAGAR, Oct 21: While there seems no end in massive ration scams in Kashmir, in yet another new scam, seven trucks loaded with rice meant for the Food Corporation of India (FCI) Baramulla PEG never reached the destination. Where did these trucks bearing registration numbers PB32P-2971, PB32P-8871, PB32P-5171, PB32P-3971 and PB32P-4271, unloaded the rice meant? The Press Trust of Kashmir talked to all the officials concerned about the issue, w...
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Cartoon Corner
Blankets distributed among Bal-Ashram inmates
JAMMU, Oct 21: The members of Child Care Society (CCS), today distributed 35 blankets among inmates of Bal Niketan Ashram Amphalla. After knowing about the lost of winter items, CCS Chairman Karandeep Singh (Lucky) visited the Bal Niketan Ashram Amphalla and fulfilled the demands of the inmates who have few days back in a tragic incident have lost winter items like blanket, quilts (specially blankets). Keeping in view of earlier committed wi...
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Allotment of constable posts as per guidelines: Police
SRINAGAR, Oct 21: The Jammu & Kashmir Police Friday said the allotment of constable posts for various districts of the State in recently announced recruitment drive has been done as per the guidelines. “While granting sanction for raising of 5 IR battalions in the State, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs vide letter No.16011/10/2011-PF.IV dated 10-02-2016 has communicated that the recruitment in these battalions shall be carried out on the ba...
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Stealing India's Thunder
At the recently concluded BRICS summit in Goa, China has stolen India's thunder aimed at isolating Pakistan and designating it as terror country, by declaring that its support to Pakistan is unwavering. Moreover, China has made it very clear that it wants both India and Pakistan to ease tensions between the two countries in the aftermath of Uri terror attack in which 19 Indian army personnel were killed. By all calculations, it appears that Indi...
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Chronicling lives on the move
By Aijaz Zaka Syed
Muhammed Muheisen is perhaps the only Arab photographer and journalist, as far as I know, who has won the coveted Pulitzer Prize, which is like journalism's Nobel. The distinction is doubly special considering Muheisen has won Pulitzers -- for his coverage of the war in Iraq and then for shining the light on Syria's humanitarian-refugee crisis, an issue that has troubled the world community and hogged the spotlight over the past few years. Time ...
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Brahminical surgical strikes against Dalits
By Hakim Singh
At the current juncture in Indian polity, nationalism no longer remains a contested subject. In fact, it has been created as a monolith pandering to dominant interests. People belonging to dominant interests are miniscule minority in the country but their media-magnified influence is beyond measurement. With media and nation following Unitarian ideology, there is a race between different stakeholders as to who is a bigger nationalist. These domi...
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Trade-margins on medicines
Dear Editor, It is beyond understanding how and why National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) under Union Ministry of Chemicals allowed drug-companies to loot the customers when prices of some medicines have remained less than half in just four months with downward price-revision having been done two times till now. ‘Amaryl 1 mg’ having manufacturing date December 2015 had Maximum Retail Price (MRP) printed as rupees 132.08 per strip of ...
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Mulayam's second wife, Shivpal conspiring against Akhilesh, alleges Samajwadi Party MLC
LUCKNOW, Oct 21 (Agencies): Amid growing power tussle in Uttar Pradesh' ruling Samajwadi Party, a close aide of Akhilesh Yadav has now alleged that party veteran Mulayam Singh's second wife is behind the conspiracy to alienate the young chief minister. According to the Times of India, the allegations have been made by Samajwadi Party legislator Udayveer Singh, who is considered close to Akhilesh Yadav. Singh further said that the SP patriarch ...
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IS Jihadists attack Iraq's Kirkuk in Mosul diversion, 16 dead
Kirkuk, Oct 21 (Agencies): Jihadist gunmen, some of them wearing suicide vests, attacked the Iraqi city of Kirkuk today, killing at least 22 people, in an apparent effort to divert the thousands of troops and militiamen closing in on their Mosul stronghold. The assault, together with another further north, left at least 22 people dead and came as pro-government forces were making major gains on the fifth day of their advance on the last major ...
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J&K tail steers team to competitive score
MUMBAI, Oct 21: The tail of Jammu and Kashmir helped the team post a competitive first innings score of 334 on the second day of the four-day Ranji Trophy Group C match against Andhra here today. In reply, Andhra started off well with a brisk 41-run first wicket stand before they lost the wickets of openers K S Bharat for 31 and D B Prashanth Kumar for 24 to end the day at 72 for two, 262 runs behind their rivals’ first innings total at the Bra...
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Govt assures prompt action on ATM card data breach
NEW DELHI, Oct 21 (Agencies): With over 32 lakh debit cards compromised in India's largest banking security breach, the government today went into damage control mode, assuring customers that there is no cause for alarm and prompt action will be taken. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asked RBI and banks to submit a report on the issue. According to the National Payments Corporation of India, as many as 641 customers across 19 banks have been dup...
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