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 2020-04-08 06:05 

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Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in Baramulla...

SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in the Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday, police said. A cordon and search operation was launched in the Arampora area of Sopore in the north Kashm...

 2020-04-08 05:26 

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Anti Corruption Bureau in new vistas...

In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, from now onwards, Anti Corruption Bureau shall be functioning as per the guidelines of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC). Ministry of Home Affairs has for the said purpose, repealed the Jammu and Kashmir S...

 2020-04-08 05:26 

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5300 families not eligible for JK domicile...

Whether or not tens of thousands of displaced persons from Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir settled in various parts of the country are entitled to the rights of the "locals" in matters of being domiciles of Jammu and Kashmir is in ambiguity as...

 2020-04-07 10:38 

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IPL is massive tournament and hope there is way to schedule it later in the year: Buttler...

London: IPL is "massive" in terms of stature and it is a "big shame" that it cannot be held at the moment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said star England batsman Jos Buttler, who is expecting the cash-rich event to be slotted later in the ...

 2020-04-07 10:36 

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'What makes Saturn's atmosphere hot decoded'...

Houston: The outer layer of Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Uranus, are hot just like the Earth's likely due to electric current at the planets' poles, according to a study, which is the most complete mapping yet of both temperature and density of a ...

 2020-04-07 10:34 

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Challenging to write a biopic: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari on 'Murthy'...

MUMBAI: Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, who is making a biopic on real-life couple Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy and author Sudha Murthy, says it is a challenging task to work on a real life story. The film, tentatively "Murthy" will be co-w...

 2020-04-07 10:30 

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Bachchan teams up with Rajinikanth, Ranbir, Alia for short film on social distancing...

MUMBAI: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has unveiled a short film, "Family", which talks about the importance of staying at home, maintaining hygiene and social distancing in the times of the coronavirus pandemic. "Family", which has been concep...

 2020-04-07 10:27 

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Spotting talent was my forte, found teenager Virat exceptionally talented: Vengsarkar...

NEW DELHI: He remains India's best chairman of selectors by a distance for his sheer ability to spot talent and Dilip Vengsarkar always knew that Virat Kohli was "exceptional"; when he first saw the Indian captain in age-group cricket. The form...

 2020-04-07 10:08 

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Rly sets target to make 1000 PPE per day in 17 workshops...

NEW DELHI: Railways, which has got a nod from the DRDO for making personal protection equipment (PPEs), has now set a target of manufacturing around 1000 of them in its 17 workshops every day. The PPE overall will offer much needed protection to railway d...

 2020-04-07 10:03 

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Mehbooba Mufti shifted to her residence, detention continues...

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, at present detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA), was shifted from a make-shift jail to her residence, officials said here on Tuesday. The order to shift the 60-year-old Mufti, who was...

 2020-04-07 10:02 

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COVID-19: Food insecurity, malnutrition, poverty may escalate in developing world says IFPRI...

NEW DELHI:Food insecurity, malnutrition and poverty may escalate, particularly among marginalised people in the developing world due to the rapid spread of coronavirus, a latest report by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) said on Tuesda...

 2020-04-07 10:01 

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My parents wanted me to chart my own path: 'Bamfaad' actor Aditya Rawal...

MUMBAI: Newcomer Aditya Rawal, son of veteran actors Paresh Rawal and Swaroop Sampat, says his parents were understanding about his acting ambitions but wanted him to chart his own course in the industry. Aditya is making his acting debut with ZEE5 origin...

 2020-04-07 09:44 

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MeT predicts rain, thunderstorm in J&K UT...

JAMMU: The MeT department has predicted rain with thunderstorm from Tuesday. The weatherman said that currently weather is generally cloudy in all three regions. "There is possibility of a spell of rain with thunderstorm in some parts of Jammu and Kas...

 2020-04-03 08:21 

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Coronavirus: SC rejects plea for using hotels as shelters for migrant workers...

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a plea seeking direction for using resorts and hotels for migrant workers walking back to their native places after being rendered jobless following 21-day lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic as shelter homes...

 2020-04-03 08:19 

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Cong criticises Modi's video message, Tharoor says 'curated by India's photo-op PM'...

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his video message, with senior party leader Shashi Tharoor saying there was no vision of the future in the address which was "just a feel-good moment curated by India's...

 2020-04-03 06:56 

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India's COVID-19 toll crosses 2,300 with 56 deaths; 156 cured...

NEW DELHI: The total number of COVID-19 infections in India reached to 2,301 on Friday morning, with three fresh casualties and 228 new coronavirus cases reported across the country till Thursday evening. According to the health ministry, the total number...

 2020-04-03 06:28 

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Disappointed as no financial package announced: Chidambaram on PM's address...

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's video message broadcast this morning, saying "symbolism" is important but serious thought to ideas and measures is equally important. He said a...

 2020-04-03 06:13 

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No democracy is fighting pandemic by gagging its media: Editors Guild...

NEW DELHI: The Editors Guild of India has said it is "deeply perturbed" over the government blaming the media in the Supreme Court for causing panic among migrant workers, leading to their exodus in the wake of the lockdown, and asserted that such...

 2020-04-03 06:04 

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No vision of future, just feel-good moment curated by 'Photo-Op PM': Tharoor on Modi's video message...

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his video message, saying there was no vision of the future in it and was just a feel-good moment "curated by India's photo-op Prime Minister&#...

 2020-04-03 06:04 

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PM Modi to speak to Ganguly, Tendulkar, Kohli via video call...

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday be speaking to India's eminent cricket personalities, including BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, the iconic Sachin Tendulkar and current captain Virat Kohli, amid a national lockdown to combat the C...

 2020-04-03 05:48 

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US slams Pak court's verdict in Daniel Pearl murder case, calls it 'affront' to victims of terrorism...

WASHINGTON: The US on Friday criticised a Pakistani court for overturning the death sentence of British-born top al-Qaeda leader Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was convicted in the abduction and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, terming the verdic...

 2020-04-03 05:45 

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Light up diyas on Sunday to present unified India: PM...

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked Indians to switch off lights at 2100 hrs on April 5 for nine minutes and light lamps, candles, torches outside their door or balcony of the house to "end the darkness" and to present a unifie...

 2020-04-03 05:23 

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2 overground workers of LeT arrested by security forces in Sopore. Case registered...

The post 2 overground workers of LeT arrested by security forces in Sopore. Case registered appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K ....

 2020-04-03 05:13 

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Maintain sanctity of Ban Ganga...

Those who have scant regard for protecting and preserving environment and not restraining themselves from polluting the air, the water and the places around, should be brought to justice in case we have to leave something behind in some living form than w...

 2020-04-03 05:13 

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Registration of Amarnath Yatra postponed...

It was sufficiently expected, looking to the prevailing threat of corona virus throughout the country that registration for undertaking annual yatra of Shree Amar Nath in Kashmir would be postponed. The dates of such online registration have been postpone...

 2020-03-30 14:46 

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One more positive case reported by SKIMS Soura. A total of 49 cases now...

The post One more positive case reported by SKIMS Soura. A total of 49 cases now appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K ....

 2020-03-30 14:34 

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Three more cases detected positive in Kashmir. A total of 48 cases now. 11644 persons under observation. 722 samples tested so far...

The post Three more cases detected positive in Kashmir. A total of 48 cases now. 11644 persons under observation. 722 samples tested so far appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K ....

 2020-03-30 14:33 

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HRD Ministry asks NTA to postpone last date of applications for exams...

NEW DELHI: The HRD Ministry on Monday directed the National Testing Agency to postpone the last date of acceptance of applications for multiple exams conducted by it, including UGC NET and JNU entrance test, amid the coronavirus pandemic. "To enable s...

 2020-03-30 12:05 

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Director Industries, Jammu, Kashmir appointed Registrar of Firms, Societies...

JAMMU: The government today issued two orders under section 98 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019, read with clause 17 of the Jammu and Kashmir Removal of Difficulties Order, 2019. According to the first order, "Lieutenant Governor here...

 2020-03-30 12:04 

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Covid-19: Govt sanctions Rs 17.65 Cr for registered construction workers...

JAMMU: The government today sanctioned Rs 17.65 crore for construction workers registered with the J&K Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board who have been left without any work due to lockdown announced in view of coronavirus (Covid-19) pa...

 2020-03-30 11:57 

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Govt should stop atrocities on migrant workers: Mayawati...

LUCKNOW: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Monday alleged that there have been reports of atrocities on migrant workers during the ongoing nationwide lockdown. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Ms Mayawati said, "The reports and pictu...

 2020-03-30 11:47 

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Robots help combat COVID-19 in world, and maybe soon in India too...

NEW DELHI: Stepping in where humans should not, robots are being used for jobs such as sanitising hospitals and delivering food and medicines in many parts of the world and perhaps soon in India where experiments are underway to increase their role in com...

 2020-03-30 11:25 

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Coronavirus: Civil Aviation minister says coordinating with states to ensure cargo flight ops...

NEW DELHI: The Civil Aviation Ministry on Monday said it is coordinating with the state governments to ensure cargo flight operations so that medical equipments and related essential items reach all parts of the country to combat the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-30 11:13 

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NCPCR asks states to sensitise children living at child care institutions about social distancing...

NEW DELHI: Apex child rights body NCPCR has asked states to sensitise children housed at child care institutions about the importance of social distancing and staying indoors to protect themselves from coronavirus. The National Commission for Protection o...

 2020-03-30 11:10 

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Govt seeks feedback from IAS officers on COVID-19 preparedness...

NEW DELHI: The Central Government has asked over 600 IAS officers to give feedback on a questionnaire related to its preparedness against coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Monday. The officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of five batches (...

 2020-03-30 11:08 

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Cong demands law against any retrenchment in private sector till August...

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday demanded that the Central Government bring in a law or rule to ensure there is no retrenchment of workers in the private sector for six months till August in the wake of lockdown due to coronavirus. Congress spokesperson ...

 2020-03-30 11:08 

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Army teams decontaminate Command Hospital after doctor tests positive for COVID-19...

KOLKATA: Army personnel have decontaminated the premises of Command Hospital in the city and identified those that came in contact with a doctor there who have tested positive for COVID-19, an official statement said here on Monday. People found to have c...

 2020-03-30 11:06 

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Delhi LG orders strict action against DMs, DCPs for violation of lockdown rules...

NEW DELHI: Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Monday gave directions for strict action against district magistrates and deputy commissioners of police for any violation of the ongoing 21-day lockdown in their respective areas, officials said. The lieutenant...

 2020-03-30 11:06 

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Coronavirus: 35 Indians land in Delhi from Kabul, being sent to ITBP quarantine facility...

NEW DELHI: A flight carrying 35 Indians from Afghanistan landed at the Delhi airport on Monday and the passengers were being sent to an ITBP quarantine facility set up in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, officials said. They said the Kam Air flight f...

 2020-03-30 11:03 

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COVID-19: Ladakh MP Namgyal releases Rs 1 cr from MPLADS fund, donates one month salary...

LADAKH: Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal has sanctioned Rs one crore from his MPLADS fund for both Leh and Kargil districts, besides donating his one month salary of Rs one lakh to the PM Relief Fund in order to strengthen the ongoing fight against coron...

 2020-03-30 10:59 

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Health ministry releases Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for transporting likely/confirmed cases of COVID19...

The post Health ministry releases Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for transporting likely/confirmed cases of COVID19 appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K ....

 2020-03-30 10:25 

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TVS Motor pledges Rs 25 cr donation for PM's Relief Fund...

NEW DELHI: TVS Motor Company on Monday said it will donate Rs 25 crore to the PM's Relief Fund (PM-CARES) for battle against COVID-19 pandemic. The company is contributing on behalf of various group firms like TVS Credit Services Ltd, Sundaram-Clayton...

 2020-03-30 08:05 

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Hundreds of vehicles remain stranded for 4th day on Kashmir highway...

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of Kashmir-bound truck, carrying essentials, were stranded as Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for the fourth successive day on Monday due to multiple landslides triggered by heavy rains. "The 270-km-long highway, whi...

 2020-03-30 07:51 

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Maruti Suzuki announces service, warranty extensions to support customers...

NEW DELHI, Mar Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Monday said it has extended warranty and service timelines of customer vehicles in wake of coronavirus pandemic. "For customer vehicles, whose free service, warranty and extended warranty are scheduled to en...

 2020-03-30 07:45 

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No plan to extend 21-day lockdown: Govt...

NEW DELHI: The Government on Monday said that there was no immediate plan to extend the 21-day lockdown amid fears that shutdown of businesses across the country to counter the spread of coronavirus may trigger severe economic and social distress. The cla...

 2020-03-30 07:41 

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Mentally at Wankhede, physically home: Surya...

Mumbai: He had been in red hot form in white ball leg of domestic cricket and no wonder Suryakumar Yadav like many others was physically in his Mumbai home but mentally at the Wankhede Stadium where Mumbai Indians would have played CSK in IPL opener on Su...

 2020-03-30 07:39 

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Country music star Joe Diffie dies of coronavirus...

Washington: Joe Diffie, a Grammy award-winning country music singer who had several chart-topping hits in the 1990s, has died of coronavirus. He was 61. Diffie's death was announced on his Facebook page, which said he died on Sunday "from complica...

 2020-03-30 07:36 

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Kohli, Anushka pledge support to fight COVID-19 pandemic...

NEW DELHI: India skipper Virat Kohli and his actor wife Anushka Sharma on Monday pledged their support to the Prime Minster and the Maharashtra Chief Minster's relief funds to combat the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic, which has left the world in disarray....

 2020-03-30 06:27 

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Senior official from India resigns from UN post...

UNITED NATIONS: A senior official from India has resigned from his position of Representative of the UN Secretary-General for the investment of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund. Sudhir Rajkumar had been appointed to the role by UN...

 2020-03-30 06:24 

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COVID-19 death toll rises to 29 in India, total no. Of cases 1,071: Health Ministry...

NEW DELHI: The number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 1,071 in India on Monday, while the death toll rose to 29, according to the Union Health Ministry. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 942, while 99 people were either cured or discharged and one...

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