Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Court rejects bail applications of two brothers accused of killing Govt gunman Rashid Billa
 
Bandipora, July 16, (Agencies): A local court has rejected the bail plea from two brothers arrested in the killing of notorious government gunman Rashid Billa. In April last year, notorious pro-government gunman Rashid Billa was shot dead by suspected militants inside his home in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Police had accordingly lodged an FIR vide number 22/2017 under section 302, 120-B/RPC, 7/27 Arms Act and 15, 16 and 18 Unlawful Activities of Prevention Act. Pol....
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India to remain fastest growing major economy in 2019: IMF
 
New Delhi 16 July(Agencies) The International Monetary Fund today said India remains a key driver of global growth. However, the d World Economic Outlook forecast cut India's GDP outlook one-tenth for this year to 7.3 per cent and three-tenths for next year to 7.5 per cent. The IMF said, India will still retain its top spot in the global growth league. It said India’s growth rate is expected to rise from 6.7 per cent in 2017 to 7.3 per cent in 2018 and 7.5 per cent in 2019, as drags fr....
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Cop killed, another injured in Pulwama militant attack
NC leader escapes unhurt, attackers decamp with two weapons from slain, searches launched
 
Srinagar, July 16 (Agencies): A policeman was killed and another injured after militants on Monday attacked a police vehicle escorting the National Conference (NC) leader at Muran Chowk in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. Reports reaching news agencies said that some suspected militants opened fire upon the police vehicle, guarding the NC leader Ghulam Mohidin Mir at ShahiHamdan school in Muran Chowk of Rajpora Pulwama In the incident, two policemen suffered serious injuries and were taken ....
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Governor inaugurates SFA Football League Phase II
 
Srinagar, July 16: Governor N.N. Vohra inaugurated the Inter State Football Academy - Football League Phase-II at the Astro Turf, Tourist Reception Centre, Srinagar, today. Sh. K. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor, Sh. Parvez Ahmed, Chairman J&K Bank, Sh. Mohammad Javed Khan, Commissioner Youth Services and Sports were present on the occasion. Governor interacted with the teams of football players who have come from various districts of Kashmir Division to participate in this Tournam....
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Governor urges students, youth to participate in the Swachh Bharat Summer Internship Scheme
Reviews progress of Swachh Bharat Mission
 
Srinagar 16 July Srinagar 16th July: Governor N.N. Vohra chaired a high level meeting at the Raj Bhavan of Vice Chancellors, experts and senior civil servants to review implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission and of the newly launched Swachh Bharat Summer Internship Scheme. Governor urged college students, NCC/NSS cadets, and youth at large to join the Internship Scheme and contribute towards cleaning the environment. He urged officers and participants in the meeting to work....
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First Lady e-inaugurates All Women Branch of J&K Bank
Exhorts the Bank to take up financial inclusion of Women in mission mode
 
Srinagar, July 16: First Lady Mrs. Usha Vohra e-inaugurated the first “All Women Branch of J&K Bank” at a function organised at the SKICC today. Sh. Parvez Ahmad, Chairman J&K Bank was present on the occasion. Mrs. Vohra also inaugurated special services and products designed exclusively for women clients of the Bank, which included Pink Gold Saving Scheme, Pink Platinum Saving Scheme, Special Loan Facility for Women Entrepreneurs, Pink Gold Debit Card and Pink Platinum Credit Card....
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ATFI Chief files sedition case against former JK CM
Urges Court to summon Mehbooba Mufti over her recent statement
 
Srinagar, Jul 16 (Agencies): Anti-Terrorist Front of India (ATFI) on Monday filed a sedition case against the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti over her statement wherein she had stated that more Salah-ud-dins and Yasin Maliks will be born in case New Delhi repeats 1987. The sedition case as per the documents available with Kashmir News Service (KNS) also reveals that the sedition case by the ATFI was also filed against Mehbooba’s another statement wherein she had ‘thr....
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Govt orders major reshuffle in administration
 
Srinagar 16 July (Agencies) The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered a major reshuffle in the administration. An order issued through General Administration Department (GAD) said with a view to ensuring smooth functioning of various Departments/Organizations for assured public service delivery, fill up critical positions, posting of such officers as are awaiting orders of adjustment and to meet other administrative exigencies, certain changes in the administration have become impera....
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CBI files Charge Sheet in Cricket Multi crore Scam against Farooq Abdullah
 
Srinagar 16 July (Agencies): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday filed an 8000 pages charge sheet against former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah and others in alleged multi crore scam in Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) in Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court in Srinagar. According to reports reached Kashmir News Bureau, former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah was not present, however, some accused were present. It is learned that Farooq Abudullah was....
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D C Raina assumes office as JK’s new Advocate General
 
SRINAGAR, JULY 16: Senior Advocate D C Raina today assumed office as the new Advocate General of Jammu & Kashmir replacing Jehangir Iqbal Ganai. Mr Raina was accorded warm welcome by the officers and officials on his arrival in the office of the Advocate General here. Pertinently, Mr Raina is assuming the office of the Advocate General for the third time. He has earlier served as J&K’s Advocate General from September 2008 to January 2009 and from February 2016 to May 2016. Mr Raina has....
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Opinion
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Nation/World
Two BSF troopers killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack
PM launches projects worth over 900 crore rupees in Varanasi
Rajnath calls on Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina
Deadly bomb blast in Balochistan kills 70 people, injures 120; Baloch Political leader also killed
Heavy rains lash Delhi/NCR bringing much awaited relief from heat
Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam arrested in graft case on return to Pakistan
Supreme Court slams Centre for 'lethargy' over upkeep of Taj Mahal
Govt convenes all party meeting on 17th July ahead of Monsoon session of Parliament
Incessant rain in Mumbai causes traffic snarls, MeT forecasts more downpour
Cricketer Irfan Pathan interacts with Jammu players
 
Sports
'FIFA Gagnants'! France are the WORLD CHAMPIONS!
Governor inaugurates SFA Football League Phase II
JK Bharat Scouts &Guides hold camp at Sonamarg
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SCC lift JKCA Premier C’ship
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PV Sindhu progresses to semifinals of Thailand Open
Hima Das becomes 1st Indian woman to win gold at IAAF World U- 20 Athletics Championships
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