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For NIA, PDP leader Aijaz Mir is a separatist sympathiser

ND Desk Srinagar|January 18: National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sought an “integrity report” from former PDP legislator Aijaz Ahmad Mir  as he stands accused of having “a soft corner towards the separatists”. Starting off with political controversies on his statement on militants earlier last year MLA Wachi’s 2019 also kicked …

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‘Tree Man’ who grew 50 lakh trees dies aged 96

ND Desk January 18: Fondly called ‘Tree Man’, conservationist Vishweshwar Dutt Saklani, passed away at the age of 96 in his village in Uttarakhand’s Tehri district. Saklani was born on the 2nd of June in 1922 and had started planting trees at the age of 8. He had also been an active …

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Hundreds of Research Scholars Arrested in Delhi While Protesting for Stipend Hike

New Delhi|Jan 18: Several hundred research scholars from various universities were arrested by the Police in Delhi on Wednesday when they were holding protest demonstration outside the HRD Ministry seeking hike in their research stipend. Under the banner of All India Research Scholars Association, hundreds of research scholars were protesting when …

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New TV Channel Coming with Barkha Dutt, Karan Thapar as Prime Time Anchors

New Delhi| Jan 18: Come January 26, new news television channels and a weekly newspaper will add to the ever growing list of players in the Indian media space. Republic Bharat, a Hindi offering from Arnab Goswami’s stable, will debut on Republic Day. Ahead of its launch, the channel has launched …

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Boy carries his mother’s body on plank for burial, villagers refuse help due to caste

Odisha|Jan 17:  17-year-old boy Saroj had to carry his mother’s body for cremation on a bicycle after he was refused help by his relatives and villagers. His mother Janaki Sinhania died due to insufficient treatment of her ailment. Janaki was burnt a month ago when boiling oil got spilled over …

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Scientist mauled to death by 14.4-foot long crocodile at Indonesian laboratory

Jakarta | January 17: In a shocking incident, a 44-year-old Indonesian woman has been mauled to death by a 14.4-foot-long pet crocodile in Minahasa on the island of Sulawesi. Officials on Wednesday revealed that Deasy Tuwo, the head of a laboratory at a pearl farm in North Sulawesi, was killed …

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Governor’s remarks misplaced presumption, party ready for polls: PDP

Srinagar | Jan 17: Dismissing reports that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not ready to go to polls as a misplaced presumption, the party on Thursday said that it had geared for peoples’ verdict even before the dissolution of assembly last year. In a statement issued to KNS, senior PDP …

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Science City to come in Kashmir soon

Srinagar | Jan 17: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed Deputy Commissioners to identify 100 kanal State lands at suitable places in their respective districts for the establishment of first Science city in Kashmir. The DCs were also directed to furnish the details like road and rail connectivity, …

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Make Article 35-A unchallengeable in Court, Mehbooba asks GOI

Srinagar | Jan 15: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has cautioned the government of India that any tinkering with the special status of Jammu and Kashmir could turn the already strife-torn state into a veritable inferno and will bring more violence, chaos, and destruction. …

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Activists, writers protest in Pakistan against ‘Manto’ ban

New Delhi | January 15: Writers, activists and journalists in Pakistan on Monday held a nationwide protest against a ban on Indian filmmaker Nandita Das ‘Manto’, based on the life of the late Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto, in the hope the movie will see the light of the day …

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