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Imran Khan marches to ‘Red Zone’; Army called out

Islamabad, Aug 19: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief, Imran Khan, Tuesday evening marched towards the ‘Red Zone’ here, defying all government warnings, saying his party’s sit-in before the Parliament House “will make people forget Egypt’s Tahrir Square.” The move raised fears of clashes between More


India draws flak for cancelling talks with Pak

Dr Farooq says meetings between Hurriyat leaders and Pak diplomats not new

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Aug 19: The ruling National Conference Tuesday said it is a “matter of misfortune” for prospects of peace between India and Pakistan—and also particularly for the people of Jammu & Kashmir—that the Foreign Secretary-level talks between New Delhi and Islamabad had been called off.
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Mehbooba flays Modi Govt, says it has failed to match Vajpayee’s vision

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Aug 19: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti, Tuesday said India and Pakistan can’t live in perpetual hostility and there is no option other than peace in South Asia which can be achieved only through dialogue and reconciliation.Addressing various wayside meetings More


'Unfortunate' that Indo-Pak talks have fallen through, says US

LALIT K JHA

Washington, Aug 19: The United States has said it was "unfortunate" that the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks have fallen through and asked both the countries to take steps to improve bilateral ties irrespective of what happened."It is unfortunate that planned talks between India and Pakistan More


Pakistan hits back, says Kashmir not part of India

Islamabad, Aug 19: A day after India cancelled Foreign Secretary-level talks over Pakistani envoy's meeting with Kashmiri separatists, Pakistan Tuesday reacted strongly saying it was "not subservient" to New Delhi and was a "legitimate stakeholder" in the Kashmir dispute.Arguing that High Commissioner More


Militant killed in Tangdhar gunfight: Army

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara, Aug 19: A militant was killed in an encounter with the Army near the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of this north Kashmir district on Tuesday morning, Army said.Official sources said the Army on the intervening night of 18-19 August observed some suspicious movement between Jabdi More


Children go missing at alarming rate in J&K

112 cases reported this year; 43 females, 14 males still untraced

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Aug 19: With 112 cases reported from across the state in first six months of this year, the number of children going missing is rising at an alarming rate in Jammu and Kashmir.As per official figures, 112 children including 39 males and 73 females were reported as missing from different More


Supreme Court admits plea challenging Article 370

Issues notice to Government of India

GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, Aug 19: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the government of India on a plea challenging the provisions of Article 370, which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir.The plea, filed by a Delhi-based NGO, asks why a law passed by the J&K Assembly "deprives people More


Justice Vinod Gupta wants Article 370 to go

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Aug 19: Former Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh, Justice Vinod Gupta, has strongly advocated abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. “Government at the Centre should seriously debate on how to get rid of this Constitutional More


Kargil’s divided families yearn for reunion with relatives across LoC

Locals seek reopening of 150-km road to Skardu

MUDDASIR ALI

Kargil, Aug 19: Zakir Hussain vividly remembers his last visit to Skardu in Baltistan to meet his relatives, displaced after 1965 Indo-Pak war. His eyes lit up the moment he talks about his three month stay in Skardu in 2008.A Government teacher, Zakir recalls the reunion with his relatives and More






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Tata Motors unveiled Zest

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Aug 19: Tata Motors today unveiled Zest, the all new, sub-four metre compact sedan with a start price of Rs.4.68 Lakhs, ex-showroom, Jammu, for the petrol Revotron 1.2T model and Rs. 5.69 Lakhs More



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KVS Regional chess meet gets underway

Jammu, Aug 19:  The 45th Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) Regional sports meet in the disciplines of Skating and Chess in under-17 and under-19 year got underway here today.The event was declared More



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Smriti Irani Kick-starts party’s election campaign in Jammu

‘BJP wants to see a nationalist government in J&K’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu Aug 19: Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smriti Zubin Irani today said that her party wants to see a  nationalist government in Jammu and Kashmir owing to its strategic  importance More



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LEARNING INT’L TRENDS, TECHNOLOGY IN CARDIOLOGY

GMC organises workshop on cardio vascular interventions in association with US doctor

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Aug 19:  To keep itself updated with the latest international trends and technology, the Department of Cardiology, Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H), Jammu, today organized More




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Thannamandi police busts timber-smuggling gang

200 wooden logs recovered; father-son duo arrested

SUMIT BHARGAV

Rajouri, Aug 19: Police in Thanamandi area of this border district today claimed to have busted a gang involved in illegal smuggling of timber and recovered 200 wooden logs. A father-son duo has so far More



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AFFCON workers go on indefinite strike

‘COMPANY FLOUTING LABOUR LAWS, EXPLOITING LABOURERS’

MM PARVAIZ

Ramban, Aug 19: The Labourers, working with AFFCON Private Limited, today went on indefinite strike alleging that the management of the construction company was flouting labour laws and denying the workers More



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