Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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JRL defers fashionable strike call in view of Mela Kheer Bhawani
 
Srinagar 19 June (Agencies) Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has deferred tomorrow’s fashionable strike by a day in view of Mela Kheer Bhawani at Tulmulla in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. In a statement, the leadership said that the strike would now be observed on Wednesday, instead of tomorrow. it is pertinent to mention here that every year the JRL first declares the strike call on the eve of holy Ashtami later adopting the pleasing attitude towards Kp community and expressing so....
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CM Mehbooba Mufti submits resignation to Governor
 
Srinagar, June 19:(Agencies) Minutes after the BJP ended its alliance with the PDP, the chief minister Mehbooba Mufti submitted her resignation to Governor NN Vohra, as the state is set to come under the governor’s rule. “Mehbooba Ji submitted her resignation to the Governor,” said senior PDP leader Naeem Akhtar. Earlier, Ram Madhav of the BJP said that it had become untenable for the party to continue its alliance with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir. ....
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BJP Breaks Alliance With Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP In Jammu And Kashmir
 
New Delhi 19 June (agencies) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday pulled out of its ruling alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that it was untenable for them to continue in the government. Reports said the decision was taken by the BJP party president Amit Shah after meeting with the party’s ministers in the state. "It has become untenable for the BJP to continue in the alliance government," Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ram Madhav told the me....
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President Kovind pays respects at monument of ‘Unknown Soldier’ in Greece
 
Greece 19 June,2018(Agencies) The President visited a cemetery in the Greek capital where 74 soldiers from undivided India, who lost their lives in World War II in Greece, were laid to rest. President Ramnath Kovind paid respects at monument of The Unknown Soldier at Athens, Greece. President then led delegation-level talks with President Pavlopoulos of Greece & discussed issues of economic, culture and political importance. President presented his counterpart a painting of Heliodorus....
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Day after end to suspension of operations in Valley, 4 terrorists killed in Bandipora
 
Srinagar 19 June,2018(Agencies) Just a day after Centre decided not to extend the suspension of operations, security forces killed four terrorists in a gunbattle in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Anti-militancy operation was launched following information about their presence in the area. A proactive approach was launched and check barriers were set up at various places across the valley. The aim is to create a terror-free state. Director General of Jammu and Kashm....
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Youth killed, another injured after army opens fire in Kulgam
 
Srinagar 18 June(Agencies) A youth was killed and another injured after army opened fire in Akhran-Nowpora area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday. Reports said that youth pelted an army patrol of 9 RR with stones at Akhran-Nowpora in Kulgam. The army, they said, opened fire to disperse the protesters, resulting in injuries to two civilians. The injured were rushed to a hospital for treatment. However, one of them succumbed on the way. The deceased was identified as Aijaz Ahmad Bh....
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India to be a five trillion dollar economy by 2025: President Kovind
 
Greece 18 June(Agencies) President Ram Nath Kovind has said India is the fastest growing economy in the world. Addressing India Diaspora at Athens, the President asserted that India will become a five trillion dollar economy by the year 2025. The President said the Indian diaspora has an emotional connect with India and they will continue to make their contribution towards the development of India. He also lauded the role of Indian community as cultural ambassadors in different countries. ....
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Govt starts free bus service for migrant Pandits to attend Kheer Bhawani mela at Tulmulla
Why Kashmiri Pandits are going back after 30 years
 
Jammu 18 June( correspondent + Report of Rediffmail) The State Government has started a free bus service for the Migrant Pandit Community living outside Jammu and Kashmir to travel for annual pilgrimage of Khir Bhawani mela to held at Tulmulla, Ganderbal, on June20. As a part of good will gesture about 120 pilgrims were flagged off from 5-Prithvi Raj Road, New Delhi by the Special Cell established for migrants. (WHY KASHMIRI PANDITS ARE GOING BACK AFTER 30 YEARS) (courtsey for rediffmail.c....
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Search operations back in Valley CASO launched in Bijbehara village
 
Anantnag, June 18, (Agencies): After a month long ceasefire, Government Forces Monday launched a Cordon and Search operation in Wagham village of Bijbehara town in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The cordon was lifted after two and a half hours and during which random searches were conducted. Official sources said that search operation was launched by 3 Rashtirya Rifles of Indian army and SOG of Jammu Kashmir Police after getting inputs about the presence of militants in the village. No c....
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War can never be an option between India and Pakistan: Soz
 
Srinagar, June 18,(Agencies): Former Union Minister Prof Soz attended a congregation at Kreri today that had been organized by the family to commemorate Syed Shujaat Bukhari on the 4th day of his very sad demise. Rich tributes were paid to Dr Shujaat Bukhari by various speakers. Speaking on the occasion Prof Soz explained that Dr Shujaat Bukhari tried to promot a strong debate on the miseries that the people of Kashmir suffered primarily for the fact that there was hostility between I....
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Nation/World
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