Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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Charri Mubarak to reach holy cave on Aug 26
 
Srinagar 20 August (UNI) The Charri Mubara, the holy silver Mace of Lord Shiva, left here on Monday to reach the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas on August 26, when the 60-day-long pilgrimage which commenced from June 28 will conclude. Mahant Giri said he will pray for peace and prosperity in the country, particularly in the Kashmir valley. He said people irrespective of their faith have always supported the annual pilgrimage in the valley. The support of local population w....
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Landslide kills 4, injured many in Kishtwar
 
Kishtwar, Aug 20, (Agencies) At least four passengers were killed and many sustained injuries on Monday after a vehicle they were traveling in met with an accident in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. An eyewitness said that a Matador on way from Udhampur to Kishtwar, carrying Yatries was hit by a landslide coming down from a hillock at Kulligad on the Kishtwar-Paddar road, resulting into a death of four passengers and many have sustained injuries. Official sources said that they have....
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Kashmir valley dresses a festive look on Eid-ul-Azha
Markets across Valley abuzz with shoppers
 
Srinagar, Aug 20 (Agencies): Kashmir Valley is all set to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha on Wednesday with traditional fervour and gaiety. Markets across the Valley, including the summer capital Srinagar, wore a festive look on Monday as people came out in large numbers to shop. People in Kashmir usually observe Eid-ul-Azha for three days and the festival begins with congregational prayers in the morning. However, holidays are officially observed for the first two days of the festival. According to Ka....
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Additional deployment of security personnel at sensitive places’
Security forces asked to be vigilant on Eid-ul-Azha
 
Srinagar, Aug 20 Agencies): The state government has directed authorities across the state to take all necessary security and other measures to ensure peaceful Eid-ul-Azha congregations and prayers. One of the top officials of the government wished not to be named told local media news service agency that the Police and district administration in all the districts have been asked to make sure that security and other arrangements are well in place. “DCs, SSPs have also been directed to monitor ....
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India Pakistan troops exchange gunfire in Uri
 
Srinagar:20 August(Agencies) India and Pakistan army on Monday exchanged gunfire along Line of Control in Uri Sector of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports said that Pakistani army fired indiscriminately on Indian positions at Kamalkote area, however no loss of life of injury reported in the incident. Sources claimed that the fire was ‘effectively responded’.....
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi says Defence cooperation is a key pillar of relationship between Indian and Japan
 
New Delhi 20 August Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that defence cooperation is a key pillar of the relationship between India and Japan. He said this while interacting with visiting Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera, who called on him in New Delhi this morning. Mr Modi welcomed the strengthening of various defence dialogue mechanisms between the two countries, and the enhanced linkages between the armed forces of India and Japan. The Prime Minister also appreciated the prog....
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Flood situation eases in Kerala; Relief and Rescue operations continue
 
Kerala 20 August The last stage of rescue operations is progressing in full swing in rain-hit Kerala where life is limping back to normalcy with the water gradually ebbing out of many regions. Though the flood havoc has been relieved to some extent, the situation in Chengannur remains unchanged. As per reports, hundreds of people are still trapped in various locations there. The rescue operations using helicopter are continuing to save people trapped in remote locations. As per distric....
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Taliban insurgents kidnap over hundred bus passengers in Afghanistan's Kunduz province
 
Afghanistan 20 August(Agencies) In Afghanistan, Taliban today ambushed a convoy of buses in Northern Afghanistan and took more than 100 people hostage. The incident took place in Kunduz province. The spokesman for the Kunduz Governor, Esmatullah Muradi said the kidnapping happened this morning when three passenger buses were coming from Takhar province to the capital, Kabul. He said the passengers were forced to step down and they have been taken to an undisclosed location. The police chie....
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes immersed at Har-ki-Pauri in Haridwar
 
Haridwar 19 August(Agencies) Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes were immersed at Har-ki-Pauri in Haridwar by his daughter Namita this afternoon. Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP President Amit Shah, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and his Uttarakhand counterpart Trivendra Singh Rawat were present on the occasion. Earlier this morning, three urns carrying ashes of the departed leader were collected from Delhi's Smriti Sthal. His daughter Namita Bhat....
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Kerala Floods: PM announces financial assistance of Rs 500 cr
 
New Delhi 19 August(Agencies) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit Kerala. He saluted the people of the rain-ravaged state for their "fighting spirit" and said the nation stands firmly with the state in this hour. The Prime Minister assured that the centre will continue to support the State Government in all its endeavors. Torrential rains, overflowing rivers and a series of landslides in Kerala forced over three lakh people in over 2,000 relief ....
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Local News
Advisor Vijay Kumar condoles demise of Ghulam Hassan Zia
764 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Amarnath Holy Cave
Medical Aid for Patients
Contingent employees of Education Deptt protest to press for their demands
Protests in Sopore as taps go dry ahead of Eid
Release wages of scheme, casual workers before Eid: Tarigami
Advisor Ganai holds public outreach program at Jammu
J&K support for Kerala Flood Havoc
CEO SMVDSB briefs Governor
Executive Vice-President, The Guild of Service, meets Governor
 
Opinion
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Nation/World
Gallantry medals announced on Independence Day eve
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asks armed forces to always be prepared for any aggression inimical to country
Delhi CBI court summons Congress leader Naveen Jindal, 14 others as accused in coal block money laundering case
Two Indians abducted in Malaysia rescued: Sushma Swaraj NSD Logo
SC pulls up Amrapali Group over its failure to hand over possession of flats to home buyers
Bihar Social Welfare Minister Manju Verma resigns
DMK patriarch & former Tamil Nadu CM Karunanidhi passes away
Earthquake claims 91 lives in Indonesia, 200 injured
Advisor Vijay Kumar reviews DIPR functioning
Russia: 18 killed in Helicopter crash in Siberia region
 
Sports
Shooter Deepak Kumar bags Silver medal in 18th Asian Games
Day 1, Asian Games 2018: Ravi Kumar and Apurvi Chandela bag bronze
Indian Women's Handball team to play its opening group match of Jakarta Asian Games
JK Govt releases Rs 14.3 cr to upgrade sports facilities under Khelo India
DC Kargil inspects Kharee Sultan Choo Sports Stadium
Ruination of Kashmir’s lone Cricket Stadium likely due to I-Day celebrations
Rana inaugurates Sports Range, declares open 9th shooting championship
P V Sindhu settles for Silver in World Championships' women's singles title clash
ASCOMS organizes cycle rally on road safety
P V Sindhu enters women's singles final at World Championship in Nanjing
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