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Protest in Marhama after body of youth recovered from Jehlum; Geelani detained
Separatist march to Badami Bagh foiled; Curfew, strike in Kashmir for 50th day
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Aug 27: Police and security forces today foiled a march, called by separatist leadership, to the headquarters of army’s 15 Corps to deliver a letter there by curfew, strict restrictions and detaining Syed Ali Shah Geelani, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G). Normal life remained paralysed for the 50th consecutive day today due to curfew and general strike in Kashmir. Protests erupted in Marhama Sangam area of Anantnag district this morn...
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Mehbooba meets Modi, presents 3-point action plan to bring peace in Kashmir
Calls for reviving reconciliation, resolution process; Urges Hurriyat to come forward for dialogue
KT NEWS SERVICE
NEW DELHI, Aug 27: Calling for putting in place an institutionalized mechanism to address the Kashmir issue, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today stressed the need for initiating a credible and meaningful political action on the ground to make peace and stability a reality in the State. Talking to media-persons after her 45-minute meeting with the prime minister, Narendra Modi, the chief minister called for reviving the reconciliation and resolu...
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Indian people, armed forces are our brothers: Geelani 'Demilitarization demand 70 years old'
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Aug 27: Syed Ali Shah Geelani, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), today said, “Indian people along-with its armed forces are our brothers as per our faith.” Geelani said this before being arrested while leaving for Badami Bagh army cantonment to deliver a letter asking them to vacate from Jammu and Kashmir. “This is not something new but we are demanding this for the last 70 years. In 2009 we started the campaign of demilitarization an...
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Forces vacate schools’ premises in Kashmir
NET exam scheduled for today
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Aug 27: The paramilitary forces have vacated several government schools including SP School Srinagar occupied by them just few days back. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan told KNS “that the schools occupied by forces have been vacated as students are scheduled to appear in an examination”. The forces who had occupied schools have been provided alternative accommodations and made it clear that forces were present in...
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Tengpora Youth’s killing
FSL awaiting ballistic opinion to complete its report
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Aug 27: The State’s Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in Srinagar is still awaiting Ballistic experts from Jammu to arrive here in order to examine samples taken from the body of Shabir Ahmad Mir, a 26-year-old youth who was killed allegedly by police at his residence in Tengpora on July 10. Sources in FSL said that the experts in toxicological examination have completed their analysis of samples taken from the body of Mir and have su...
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J&K will soon return to normal: Jitendra
NEW DELHI, Aug 27(Agencies): Union Minister of State in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh today hoped that the situation in the troubled Kashmir valley will soon return to normal as the central and state governments were moving forward in the right direction with absolute coordination. The Valley has been witnessing unrest for the last 49 days following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani on July 8. “There is absolute coordination bet...
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Pak army committing ‘tsunami of rights violations’: Bugti
WASHINGTON, Aug 27(Agencies): Pakistani forces are engaged in a “tsunami of human rights violations” in Balochistan, a top Baloch leader alleged today as he sought the help of the international community including India in the Baloch nationalist movement. Brahumdagh Bugti, president of the Baloch Republican Party and the grandson of Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti who was killed in an encounter with the Pakistani army 10 years ...
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Situation in Kashmir slipping out of control: Lalu
PATNA, Aug 27(Agencies): RJD chief Lalu Prasad today claimed that the situation in Kashmir Valley was slipping out of the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir Government’s control and appealed to the people of the state to remain in the “mainstream”. “Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of the country but what I see is that the (situation in) the state is slipping out of control. The situation is not good there,” Prasad said. In an apparent dig ...
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Mirwaiz shifted to Chesmashahi sub jail
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Aug 27: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been shifted from Nigeen police station to Chesmashi sub-jail. He was arrested yesterday from his Nigeen residence as he tried to march towards Eidgah, venue for separatist march. Mirwaiz was lodged at Nigeen police station and shifted to Chesmashahi sub-jail late last evening. Hurriyat (M) and Syed Ali Shah Geelani, chairman Hurriyat (G) has strongly condemned the arre...
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Peaceful bandh observed by Muslim community in Rajouri
TAZEEM MALIK
RAJOURI, Aug 27: Taking a serious notice of large scale violation of human rights and killings of innocent Kashmiri youths in valley, a complete bandh was observed by Muslim community in district Rajouri. The band call given by Muslim religious leaders and fully supported by businessmen of entire district went peacefully except some protests at Majakote and Koteranka. As per reports, all the business establishments and transport remain off th...
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Hospitals receiving survivors with pellet injuries
Fresh cases of victims pouring every day
FARZANA SYED
SRINAGAR, Aug 27: With no letup in violence and protests hospitals in valley continue to receive fresh cases of pellet injuries every single day. According to the officials at SMHS hospital during past couple of weeks dozens of injured persons with grievous injuries on eyes and other body parts, were admitted at the hospital. The hospital officials reveled that near about 600 victims of pellet injuries in eyes have received treatment at the ho...
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Beg hails Mehbooba’s statement
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Aug 27: Senior PDP leader and former Parliamentarian, Dr. Mehboob Beg has hailed chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statement where-in she has appealed to the protestors to give her a chance. “It is only fair that she is given a chance, it is not that she is asking for the moon. We must give her a chance to address our grievances as we have done with leaders in the past,” said Dr Beg. He further appealed to Syed Ali Shah Geelani to ...
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Cop shot dead in Pulwama
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Aug 27: Suspected militants shot dead a policeman in Quil area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police officials said. Unknown armed men emerged in Quil village and pumped five bullets into the body of police constable when he was about to board his personal Alto car outside his residence. The militant shortly after the incident managed to flee from the spot while the security forces cordoned off the area, however didn’t meet wit...
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Jaitley’s absence in SAARC conference won’t matter: Pak
ISLAMABAD, Aug 27(Agencies): Playing down India's move to isolate Pakistan in the region amidst escalating tensions between the two over the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir valley, Islamabad said New Delhi's decision not to send its finance minister, Arun Jaitley, for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) finance ministers' conference hardly matters. “India's (finance minister's) absence hardly matters," said Pakistan Fina...
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Two die mysteriously in Katra, Ramgarh
REASI/JAMMU, Aug 25: Two persons died under mysterious circumstances in Katra and Ramgarh areas today. Mystery shrouds the death of a youth who was found dead under suspicious circumstances on the roof top of under construction building of Tourism department opposite Maduban Restaurant in Katra. Police said that a body of youth age approximately 35 years was found under suspicious circumstances lying on the roof top of under construction build...
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> ICCR Jammu to present International events in U.K, France and Belgium
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Home Secretary reviews CAPF recruitment
SRINAGAR, AUGUST 23- Principal Secretary to Government, Home Department reviewed the recruitment process for central Armed Police Forces in Kashmir and directed for requisite arrangements for ensuring timely completion of process and facilitating candidates for submission of application forms at designated centres. For ACPF recruitment an advisory committee headed by Principal Government and comprised of IGP Kashmir, IGP CRPF and IGP BSF finalis...
> 90 students from all over J&K enrolled till date : Sheikh Nazir
> DAK asks doctors to provide free consultation
> Thrashing, harassment of Journos, employees unacceptable: Congress
> Omar dividing mainstream parties : Akhter
> Comrade Tarigami has constituency in other Kashmir, too!
 
 
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The gala festiveness of madness
By Anuradha Bhasin Jamwal
With a sedition case registered, and even more shockingly entertained by the court, against noted Kannada actress Ramya, the frenzy of slapping sedition cases against those dissenting with State’s functionaries has reached a new level of absurdity. Ramya has been booked for responding to the statement of union defence minister Manohar Parrikar. The latter some days ago said that ‘Pakistan is hell’, not withstanding that some months ago his own p...
> Justice becoming unaffordable
> Tackle food inflation
> Poor show at Rio
> Out of sync with ground reality
> Political, not military solution
 
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Palak's Inspiring Clean Up Act
By Alka Pande
There's no challenge that Palak Gaur finds insurmountable today. After all, the 19-year-old has spearheaded the clean-up of her 'malin basti', small neighbourhood of 45 homes tucked away in a larger slum located on Baba Ghat, flanking the Ganges in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Last year in September, the youngster decided that she was no longer 'okay' with staying in a locality where rancid stench and heaps of rotting rubbish were such an intrinsic pa...
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> Why Kashmiris don't trust India? - By Tapan Bose
> Bad Character..! - By Robert Clements
 
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Find balance between inflation and growth is task before Urjit Patel
By R.C. Rajamani
Government has finally ended its two-month long intense search and zeroed in on distinguished macro economic expert Urjit Patel for the critical post of Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to succeed the redoubtable Raghuram Rajan who demits office in the first week of September. Patel, 52, a Deputy Governor since January 2013, will take over as the 24th chief of India's central bank on September 4. A look at Patel's credentials will th...
> UP may witness a four cornered contest for State Assembly - By Dr Satish Misra
> The Undoing of Kashmir - By Ravi Nitesh
> Kandhamal: Long Wait for Justice - By Ram Puniyani
> "I'm alive as I 'Dared' to seek justice under 498A" - By Anuradha Shukla
> Duterte and the UN - By Gwynne Dyer
 
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Remove encroachments at approach-way to Chandni Chowk metro-station in Delhi
Dear Editor, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) should take urgent steps to make complete approach-way to Chandni Chowk metro-station right from Dr HC Sen Marg along Shani temple to station entry-gate. These encroachments by hawkers and vendors were once removed by filing RTI petitions, but re-emerged after some time. Problem has now been even more vigorous when a permanent stall selling garments with even electricity-meter fixed on encroached...
> Development without employment
> Increase scope of RTI Act
> RBI ‘closes’ submissions made against concept of ‘Asset Reconstruction Company’
> Computerisation in medical profession
> V K Singh RS, must apologise
 
 
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Why didn't Parrikar object to PM, Advani's Pak trip: Digvijay
PANAJI, Aug 27 (Agencies): Congress leader Digvijay Singh today criticised Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for his "Pakistan is hell" remark and sought to know whey he did not object when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior BJP leader L K Advani visited the neighbouring country. The former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister said Parrikar's remarks on Pakistan and his reported comments on Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan reflected "intolerance" b...
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> Universities should be bastions of free speech, debate: Prez
> Flood situation worsens in Malda, 2 killed
> Nude Monk delivers 'Kadve Vachan' in Haryana Assembly
> Need to change laws, speed up processes to transform India: PM
 
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Dhaka cafe attack 'mastermind', 2 others killed in encounter
DHAKA, Aug 27 (Agencies): Bangladesh police today raided a militant hideout on the outskirts of the national capital, killing Dhaka cafe attack 'mastermind' Canadian-Bangladeshi Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury and two other Islamist extremists. "The gunfight erupted this morning after police started raiding a building at Naraynganj's Pikeparha," Counter-terrorism Unit's Additional Deputy Commissioner Sanowar Hossain was quoted as saying by the bdnews24.C...
> Barrel bombs kill at least 15 civilians in Syria: Monitor
> 'Pak army committing tsunami of rights violations in Balochistan'
> India, Pak should continue dialogue to address concerns: US
> Pak regrets India's rejection to 'discuss Kashmir' proposal
> Pakistan politician attacked in Karachi
 
 
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Khour-Jourian Zone lifts U-19 cricket title
JAMMU, Aug 27: Khour- Jourian zone lifted the inter-zonal district level under-19 boys’ cricket title beating Jammu zone by a margin of 13 runs in the final played at GGM Science College ground, here. The competition was organised by the Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS). Earlier, batting first, Khour zone set a target of 100 runs for the loss of four wickets in allotted 15 overs. Vishal and Robin remained top scorers with 50 and 3...
> World Champion wrestler Nar Singh Yadav facilitated
> Divisional level inter-district sports event begins in Poonch
> Sports Council’s coaches, instructors asked to upload training session videos on social media
> Kho-kho, volleyball tourney organises at Surankote
> Youths should take game as profession: Haji Anayat Ali
 
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Notice issued to Sonia, Rahul on Swamy's petition
NEW DELHI, Aug 27 (Agencies): Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi and other leaders were asked by a Delhi court today to respond to a fresh plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking certain documents from the party and Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) in the National Herald case. Besides the Gandhis, Metropolitan Magistrate Lovleen also issued notices to other party leaders like Motilal Vora, Oscar Fernandes, Suman Dube...
> Ex-Haryana Speaker jailed for 7 -yrs in graft case
> Cong alleges embezzlement of over Rs 6-cr
> Railways to run special train between Jammu-Udaipur
> Individual bankers must take onus for large loans: Raghuram Rajan
> Pak invites India for dialogue on Kashmir
 
 
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