Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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PM Modi meets Global Oil and Gas Experts
 
New Delhi october 15,2018(agencies) PM Narendra Modi makes strong case for partnership between producers and consumers in oil market. PM seeks cooperation of developed nations in terms of technology. Interacting with the global leaders of the energy sector, Prime Minister highlighted the significant positioning of India in the oil and gas market. He noted that the oil market is producer driven and both the quantity and prices are determined by the oil producing countries. Though there is e....
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Police books TeH activist and Qazi Yasir under PSA shift them to outside Kashmir Jail
 
Anantnag, Oct 15, : Authorities on Monday booked a senior Tehreek e Hurriyat leader from south Kashmir under Public Safety Act and shifted him to Hiranagar Jammu jail. The leader has been identified as Ashiq Hussain from Anantnag district. Reports said that Ashiq was detained last month ahead of the ULB polls. Narchoor is a senior leader of M Ashraf Sehrai led TeH and served as Tehsil president in one of the Tehsils of Islamabad. Meanwhile reports also said that son of slain resistanc....
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Municipal polls: 36 wards to go to polls in final phase in central, southern Kashmir
 
Srinagar:15 October(Agencies) With many candidates elected unopposed and a number segments not receiving a single nomination, there will be voting in only 36 of the 132 wards which are scheduled to go for polls on Tuesday in the fourth and final phase of urban local bodies elections in Jammu and Kashmir. In the final phase, the electorate will seal the fate of 150 candidates in Srinagar and Ganderbal districts. Officials said arrangements have been made for the smooth conduct of the pol....
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Seven army men sentenced to life imprisonment in fake encounter case
 
Srinagar:15 october(Agencies) Seven Indian Army personnel, including a major general, have been sentenced to life imprisonment in a 24-year-old fake encounter case in Assam by an army court martial. Five people, members of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) Prabin Sonowal, Pradip Dutta, Debajit Biswas, Akhil Sonowal and Bhaben Moran, were killed in the fake encounter, and the police had later claimed that those killed were ULFA militants. Major General A.K. Lal, Colonel Thomas Mathew, Colo....
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Zakir Moosa travelled to Punjab to set up AGH network: Reports
 
Srinagar:15 Oct(Agencies) The four students arrested by Punjab Police and Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police from Jallandhar district of Punjab have revealed that Zakir Moosa, the chief of Al-Qaeda linked Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH) had visited Jallandhar sometime back to set up base of the outfit and spread his activities in New Delhi. Punjab Police was examining whether the four students had gone to study B Tech in Jallandhar under Prime Minister’s Special Scholarsh....
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PM Modi inaugurates Silver Jubilee celebrations of NHRC; Says govt committed to improve lives of people by ensuring their rights
 
New Delhi 12 October(agencies) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said National Human Rights Commission has an important role to play in government's efforts to achieve sustainable development goals. Addressing an event in New Delhi to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the NHRC, Mr Modi said the government is committed to improve the lives of people by ensuring their rights. Mr Modi cited Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Swachh Bharat, Saubhagya Yojana as schemes aime....
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Terrorism remains most overwhelming threat to development, says Sushma Swaraj at SCO council meet
 
Tajikistan 12 Oct (Agencies) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said, terrorism remains the most overwhelming threat to the common goals of development and prosperity. Speaking at the SCO-Meeting of the Council of Heads of Government in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Mrs Swaraj said, Governments must assume their national responsibility and cooperate with each other. She said, India has actively supported the SCO Qingdao Summit Leaders’ Appeal to Youth against radicalization of youth. ....
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Hakeem Yaseen appeals India-Pak to end bloodshed in Kashmir
Says "we can’t afford to lose creamy young generation"
 
Srinagar, Oct 12 ( Agencies): Chairman PDF Hakeem Yaseen has expressed his sorrow over the loss of precious and creamy layer of young generation in the ongoing conflict in the state adding that all the stakeholders should shun their rigid stands to resolve the vexed Kashmir dispute. In a statement issued to KNS, Hakeem Yaseen has said that the people of the state are the worst victims of animosity between India Referring to the killing of a scholar-turned-militant Abdul Manan, Hakeem Yaseen ....
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3rd phase of ULB polls tomorrow, 365 candidates in fray
 
Srinagar, Oct 12 (Agencies): At least 365 candidates are in the fray in the penultimate phase of the urban local bodies polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The four-phase elections began on October 8 and will end on October 16. In the first two phases polls, a majority of people stayed away from polling booths in Kashmir Valley for where the turnout was at 8.3 per cent only in the first phase while phase-II witnessed meager 3.4 percent turnout. Polling in both the phases was by and la....
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Journalists protest thrashing of colleagues by CRPF
 
Srinagar, Oct 12: (Agencies) Media persons on Friday staged a protest sit-in against CRPF at Janglat Mandi in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district alleging the paramilitary thrashed two of their colleagues and damaged their cameras. The reporters Fayaz Lalu and Deen Imran working with national TV channels said they were beaten up by CRPF troops of 40 bn at Ashajipora, Anantnag on (Monday) late afternoon while they were performing their professional duties. The troops also damaged our cameras....
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Local News
Militants strike at retired police officer’s residence, decamp with weapons
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Nation/World
9 kids, including 7 girls killed as mud house collapses in Pakistan’s Sukkur
Assembly elections in Mizoram, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, MP & Telangana to be held in four phases beginning 12th November
EC issues direction on Model Code of Conduct
Nation celebrates Parakram Parv
32 people killed in suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan
Union Ministry of Rural Development presents 2 national awards to JK
2-day BJP National Executive Meet begins
Judicial officers donate Rs 593470 for Kerala flood relief fund
BJP National Executive meeting to be held tomorrow
President Ram Nath Kovind reaches Czech Republic
 
Sports
India continue to shine in Asian Para Games adding 5 gold on penultimate day
Khelo India: Exciting sports competitions witnessed at Smailpur
DDC declares open Sports tournament under Khelo-India
India to lock horns with Bangladesh in Asia Cup cricket final
President Ram Nath Kovind presents National Sports Awards
Pakistan take on Bangladesh in crucial Asia Cup match
Atul Pangotra Shines with Gold in National Taekwondo Championship
Sarmad Hafeez declares open ‘Goals for Girls’summit in Srinagar
DDC inaugurates Kupwara T20 champions trophy 2018
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