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COVID-19: 246 test positive in J-K, total 8675

COVID-19: 246 test positive in J-K, total 8675

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 246 covid-19 infections, taking the overall tally of the cases to 8675 in J&K. Officials said that 36 cases were reported from Jammu division while 210 from Kashmir Valley and includes five from paramilitary CRPF, three from police and one from army besides two pregnant women and as […]

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India-China ties in complex situation, says Beijing after Doval-Wang icebreaker

India-China ties in complex situation, says Beijing after Doval-Wang icebreaker

China on Monday said the consensus reached with India to disengage troops at the border should be implemented as soon as possible, indicating cooling down of tension with India at the disputed Line of Actual Control (LAC). India and China clashed earlier last month along the disputed border in Galwan Valley, resulting in death of 20 Indian soldiers […]

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DGP, Prisons visits Central Jail Srinagar

DGP, Prisons visits Central Jail Srinagar

V. K. Singh, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K today visited Central Jail Srinagar to take stock of security arrangements & to evaluate the general living conditions available in the jail. Sr. Superintendent Central Jail Srinagar Tej Ram Katoch, CO 82 Bn CRPF Bal Krishna & other officers were present during the visit. According […]

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Constitute STF with authorisation of competent authority to remove illegal encroachers: G L Raina

Constitute STF with authorisation of competent authority to remove illegal encroachers: G L Raina

BJP leader and former MLC on Monday in press statement to KNS said, Encroachment of immovable property belonging to the Displaced Community of Hindus in Kashmir valley is a serious matter. The issue has been raised by the community repeatedly and at all available platforms. With the reorganisation of the erstwhile state into Union Territories […]

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Eleven shops sealed in Sopore

Eleven shops sealed in Sopore

Authorities on Monday sealed Eleven shops in sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district for violating Govt orders. According to Kashmir News Service Correspondent Municipal council Sopore (MCS) under supervision of Imtiyaz ah food inspector ,Gh Mohidin shah tax collector directed to seal the shops during his visit to several areas of sopore to inspect […]

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NSA Doval and Chinese FM Wang agree on expeditious disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh

NSA Doval and Chinese FM Wang agree on expeditious disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh

New Delhi: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a telephonic conversation on Sunday during which they agreed on disengagement of troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) at the earliest, the Ministry of External Affairs said. Doval and Wang are special representatives for border talks between the two […]

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GST consensus under threat as revenue falls

GST consensus under threat as revenue falls

Consensus has guided 40 meetings of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council since its inception, but differences between the Centre and fiscally stressed states within the federal tax body are becoming increasingly difficult to reconcile. The Council, which will meet later this month, is set to see sharp differences emerge over the central government’s […]

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Third Worst-hit In World, India’s Coronavirus Tally Nears 7 Lakh

Third Worst-hit In World, India’s Coronavirus Tally Nears 7 Lakh

As many as 24,248 COVID-19 cases were reported in India in the last 24 hours taking the country’s tally to 6,97,413, the government said on Monday. With this, the country has recorded over 20,000 cases of the infection for the fourth consecutive day. The death toll in the country due to the virus rose to […]

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Virat Kohli: BCCI Ethics Oficer Examining Conflict Of Interest Complaint Against India Captain

Virat Kohli: BCCI Ethics Oficer Examining Conflict Of Interest Complaint Against India Captain

BCCI ethics officer D K Jain on Sunday said he is examining a conflict of interest complaint against India captain Virat Kohli from Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association life member Sanjeev Gupta, who has levelled similar charges against other players in the past which were deemed “infructuous”. (More  Cricket News) In his latest complaint, Gupta has […]

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Journalists protest against new media policy in Srinagar

Journalists protest against new media policy in Srinagar

A group of journalists on Monday staged a protest against the new media policy and demanded its immediate rollback. The journalists who had assembled at the Press Enclave under the banner of “J&K Media Guild” were carrying banners that read: “don’t gag media, we are an equally important pillar of democracy”, and “down with media […]

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