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Exemplary courage of CRPF officer hurt in Srinagar encounter lauded

Srinagar: The exemplary courage of CRPF Deputy Commandant, who was injured in an encounter at Batmalloo in Srinagar, has been lauded. Deputy Commandant Rahul Mathur was part of Thursday’s encounter at Firdousabad Batmaloo in Srinagar wherein he received gunshot injuries while leading the assault. Mathur later managed to gun down one of the terrorists. A total […]

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UP schools may remain closed this month: Deputy CM

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has said that chances of the partial reopening of schools from September 21 were “very bleak” due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the state. “It is very unlikely that schools can be allowed to function partially. It is not possible to run schools, even partially, […]

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Soldier martyred, 2 injured in LoC ceasefire violation in J&K

Srinagar: An Indian soldier got martyred and two others injured on Saturday in firing on the LoC in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan troops, which indulged in repeated ceasefire violations in several sectors. Defence sources said the soldier got martyred and two others injured in Naugam Sector of the LoC. The Indian Army retaliated strongly […]

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Rajasthan: Khap panchayat forces man, woman to bathe publicly to ‘wash off sins’

Jaipur: A Khap panchayat, an unelected council of village elders, recently penalised a man and woman from the Sansi Community in Rajasthan’s Sikar district by making them bathe publicly to wash their alleged ‘sins’ The nephew and aunt who were allgedly involved in an ‘illicit’ relationship, were asked to deposit Rs 31,000 and Rs 22,000 […]

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Banging thalis, lighting diyas destroyed Indian economy: Ex Goa CM

Panaji: Clanging of thalis and lighting of diyas amid the Covid-19 pandemic while ignoring macro issues has destroyed the Indian economy, Goa Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat said on Thursday, while warning the state government against additional borrowing to make up for the GST compensation gap. “The central government has completely failed in management of […]