Friday, April 20, 2018
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JKLF Chief Yasin Malik detained in Srinagar
 
Srinagar 20 April 2018 Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was detained on Friday morning, said a spokesman. He said that a police party reached at the residence of Malik in Maisuma and detained him. “He is being lodged at Kothibagh police station,” said the spokesman. He said that Malik was detained to prevent him from leading any protest against the Kathua rape-and-murder case. ....
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President visits Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
Governor briefs him about initiatives taken by Shrine Board for facilitation of pilgrims
 
Katra, APRIL 19( Correspondent): The President of India, Mr. Ram Nath Kovind, today visited the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Deviji and paid obeisance at the Sanctum Sanctorum. Mr. Kovind prayed for the progress and prosperity of the people of the country. The President was accompanied by Mrs. Savita Kovind, First Lady; Governor N. N. Vohra; and Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister. During his brief visit the President went around the Shrine complex, viewed the faciliti....
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Maa Baglamukhi Jayanti on April 23
Join the annual festival for seeking blessings
 
Jammu, April 19( Ashok Raina ) The annual holy Jayanti of Sri Goddess Mata Baglamukhi or Bagala is one of the tenDevimahavidyas (great wisdom/science) in HinduismDevi Bagalamukhi Devi is going to be making merry and rejoice as conventionally on Monday the 23rd of April 2018 at Paloura, Akhnoor Road, near the main gate of BSF School in Jammu City. It is pertinent to mention here that Maa Bagalamukhi is commonly known as Pitambari Maa or Brahmastra Roopini has been called her with 108 diffe....
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Government will not tolerate atrocities against women, asserts PM Modi at Westminster
 
London 19 April 2018(Agencies) Sending a strong message to its neighbour that India will never bow down to terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the country knows how to teach a lesson to those who ran the industry of exporting terror and kill innocents. Addressing the Indian diaspora at a mega event titled "Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath" at London's Central Hall Westminster, Prime MInister Modi said that surgical strike was India's answer to the terror factory active in India's n....
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SC dismisses pleas seeking probe in special judge B H Loya's death case
 
New Delhi 19 April 2018 The Supreme Court today dismissed a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special CBI judge B H Loya, who was hearing the high-profile Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. Loya had allegedly died of cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014 when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague's daughter. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said attempts were made....
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President of India in Jammu and kashmir addresses the sith convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University at Katra
Urges everybody in society to take responsibility for safety and security of children
 
Katra. 18 April 2018 The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the sixth convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, today (April 18, 2018). Speaking on the occasion, the President referred to recent reports of the brutalisation and killing of a girl child in the state. Perhaps the most beautiful thing in the world, the President said, was the smile on the face of an innocent child. The greatest benchmark for society to judge its succ....
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CM hosts civic reception for President
Mehbooba praises Jammuites for upholding inclusive sense, brotherhood
 
JAMMU, APRIL 18: (agencies)Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today praised the people of Jammu for upholding the tenets of harmony, inclusive sense, amity and brotherhood despite severe provocations and defeating the evil designs of miscreants. Speaking at the civic reception hosted in honour of the visiting President, Ram Nath Kovind, the Chief Minister said Jammuites during the toughest phases of past thirty years or so stood up for the tolerant values for which the State has been known since....
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6th Convocation of SMVDU held
Governor confers Honoris Causa on Sh. Sunil Bharti Mittal, and Sh. Pawan Munjal
 
KAKRYAL, APRIL 18: The 6th Convocation of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) was held at its Auditorium here today. The President of India, Sh. Ram Nath Kovind, who was the Chief Guest, delivered the Convocation Address. First Lady, Smt. Savita Kovind, was present on the occasion. Governor N.N. Vohra, who is Chancellor of the University, presided over the Convocation while Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was the Guest of Honour on the occasion. Governor conferred Honoris Causa on....
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CM addresses 6th convocation of SMVD University
Mehbooba asks universities to act as nurseries of good citizens, not mere examining bodies
 
KATRA, APRIL 18:(Correspondent) Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked universities to act as nurseries of good citizens and not mere examining bodies distributing degrees. Addressing the 6th Convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi (SMVD) University here today, the Chief Minister said universities have to work on a two-pronged strategy of diffusing scientific, technical and professional knowledge on the one hand and inculcate value system in youth as an integral part of education on the ot....
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President arrives on 2-day visit to JK; Received by Governor, CM
To address 6thConvocation of SMVDU in Katra, attend civic reception at Jammu
 
Jammu, Apr 18 (Agencies): President Ram Nath Kovind, accompanied by First Lady Savita Kovind today arrived here on 2-day visit to the winter capital of the state. Governor N N Vohra, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Speaker Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta, Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali, Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh, Minister for Revenue Abdul Rehman Veeri, Minister for Cooperatives Chering Dorjay, Minister for PHE Sham Lal Choudhary and Minister for Food Civil Suppli....
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Nation/World
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PM Modi bats for concerns of small, island states at Commonwealth
Rajasthan BJP MLA Dharampal Choudhary passes away
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