Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Governor, advisor greets people on Eid-e-Milad
 
Jammu, Nov 20 (Agencies): Governor Satya Pal Malik has greeted the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the eve of Eid-i-Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) and expressed sincere hope that this auspicious occasion would be the harbinger of harmony, peace, progress and prosperity in the State. In a message of greetings, Governor has observed that Islam teaches us the values of brotherhood, simplicity, compassion and morality, all of which need to be followed wholeheartedly in everyday life. Governor has prayed fo....
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Abducted man injured after shot at by gunmen in south Kashmir
 
Srinagar, Nov 20 (Agencies): A man who was abducted by unknown gunmen last evening was injured after shot at Bartipora village in Shopian district of south Kashmir. Reports reaching GNS said that the unknown gunmen abducted the man Parvaiz Ahmad Wani of Batmuran Wanpora, Shopian yesterday evening. Today morning ,Wani was released at Bartipora area, however he was shot in his leg at, they said. A police officer also confirmed the incident and said that Wani has been taken to nearby hosp....
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Election to Chhattisgarh assembly concludes
 
Srinagar 20 November(Agencies) The voting started at 8 am for 72 seats in 19 districts and ended at 5 pm.Two polling booths of Bindranawagarh assembly segment started an hour earlier at 7 am and closed at 3 pm. The second phase saw a polling percentage of 72 percent which is likely to go up as final figures are tabulated. Of the 19 districts that went to the polls, security was extra tight in Left Wing Extremist affected Gariaband, Dhamtari, Mahasamund, Kabirdham, Jashpur and Balrampur dist....
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Panchayat Polls-2018: State witnesses 71.1% voting in Phase-II
 
Jammu:20 November(Agencies) In the Phase-II of Panchayat Polls held today, overall 71.1% polling was witnessed across the State. According to the Chief Electoral Officer J&K, Shaleen Kabra, an overwhelming 80.4% polling was witnessed in Jammu division and 52.2% in Kashmir division. Giving district-wise details, Kabra said that Kupwara witnessed 69.7%, Bandipora 66.3%, Baramulla 11.2%, Ganderbal 27.4%, Anantnag 1%, Kargil, 66.5%, Leh 66.3%, Kishtwar 77.8%, Doda 81.7%, Ramban, 72.3%, Udham....
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Militants killed Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader in south Kashmir: Police
 
Srinagar:20 November(Agencies) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed that the militants killed the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader in Anantnag. Police, in a statement, said that the militants barged inside the residential house of Hafizullah Mir at Budooda Achabal, Anantnag district and fired indiscriminately. “In this incident, Hafizullah sustained critical gunshot wounds and was evacuated to a nearby hospital where he succumbed.” Mir was district president of the pro-freedom organization Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. The statement said that Mir’s wife also sustained injuries and is undergoing treatment at the nearby hospital. Police have registered a case under relevant sections of law and initiated investigation in the matter....
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JKSSB cancels 71 selections
 
JAMMU:20 November(Agencies)J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) today approved cancellation of recommendations/candidature of 71 candidates to pave the way for operation of waiting list. According to Malik Suhail, PRO, JKSSB, the 71 recommendations/candidature cancelled by the Board includes 69 posts of Accounts Assistants selected earlier for district cadres of Anantnag, Budgam, Pulwama, Kupwara and Jammu. He said the recommendations of these candidates had been withheld for completing defi....
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PM inaugurates Manesar Palwal stretch of Western Peripheral expressway
 
Ballabhgarh 19 November(Agencies) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Manesar Palwal stretch of the Western Peripheral expressway. He also inaugurated the 3.2-kilometre long Escorts Mujesar-Ballabhgarh metro corridor and laid the foundation stone for Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University in Palwal. Addressing a gathering on the occasion, Prime Minister hit out at the Congress for dragging its feet on the Expressway project. More in this report Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiteratin....
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President Kovind addresses Vietnam India business forum
 
Vietnam 19 November(Agencies) President Ram Nath Kovind has said, Goods and Services Tax, GST has made India, a country of 1.3 billion people, into One Nation, One Tax, and One Market for the first time in its history. He was addressing the Vietnam India business forum and Indian Community at Hanoi in Vietnam on Monday. The President urged Vietnamese and Indian businesses to partner each other for trade and investment, and technology collaboration. Vietnam is an important trading ....
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Maldives cabinet approves to rejoin Commonwealth
 
Maldives 19 November(Agencies) Maldives cabinet has approved to rejoin the Commonwealth, two years after withdrawing from the 53-nation grouping. President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has pledged to rejoin the Commonwealth after taking over on Saturday and the proposal will be sent to parliament for ratification. The country left the Commonwealth during former President Abdulla Yameen’s administration in October 2016, amid mounting pressure over corruption and deteriorating human rights. ....
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HM chairs high level security review meeting over Amritsar grenade attack
 
New Delhi 19 November(Agencies) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a high level security review meeting post Amritsar grenade attack. NIA and state agencies have intensified probe into attack. Security has been tightened in Punjab and neighbouring states. Meanwhile, probe has intensified into Yesterday's grenade attack in Amritsar in which three persons were killed. NIA team has joined in the probe and are assisting the state agencies. Meanwhile, two men suspected to have been....
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Local News
Soldier critically injured in another incident of snipping in Rajouri
23-year old youth found hanging in Brass of Central Kashmir
Advisor Kumar visit Bhaderwah
Tiny hart school bus turns turtle in Bemina Sgr, students suffer injuries
Shopian gunfight ends; 4 militants, 1 para commando killed
Crime Branch registers case against fraudsters for providing fake appointment letter, visa
GCW Udhampur releases annual College Newsletter
National Lok Adalat to be held on December 8
Advisor Kumar's weekly public hearing deferred
Advisor Kumar, CS reviews progress of flagship projects in Health sector
 
Opinion
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A LONG-RUNNING POLITICAL TRAGEDY IN INDIA WRITTEN BY ASHOK RAINA
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Nation/World
49th International Film Festival of India begins
Prime Minister pays tributes to former PM Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary
49th International Film Festival of India begins in Panaji tomorrow.
2nd phase polling in Chhattisgarh to be held tomorrow
Strongest possible action will be taken against perpetrators of attack: Home Minister
ISRO launches communication satellite GSAT-29
PM Modi calls for early conclusion of high-quality RCEP agreement
PM to leave for Singapore to attend East Asia Summit
Chhattisgarh: One Maoist killed; BSF jawan martyred
US, China to resume talks to resolve trade disputes
 
Sports
India assured of four medals in Women's World Boxing Championships
Chairman LC for active participation of youngsters in sports
DYSS to organize Volleyball, Cricket tournaments in Pulwama
DDC Kulgam distributes sports kits
India to take on New Zealand in T20 WC opener today
China Open Masters Badminton tournament will begin today in Fuzhou
PV Sindhu enters second round of Fuzhou China Open
5th ODI: India beat West Indies by 9 wickets, clinch series 3-1
Governor orders ensuring best possible facilities for JK’s sportspersons
Khelo India: Hockey, Kho-kho, volleyball, other events held at Samba
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