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2017 Amarnath Yatra to begin from Jun 29   
Jammu/New Delhi/, Jan 16: Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB), presided over the 32nd Meeting of the Shrine Board held today. The meeting was attended by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan, Dr. (Prof) Ved Kumari Ghai, Pt Bhajan Sopori, Vijay Dhar, Dr Devi Prasad Shetty, Shri D C Raina, all Members of the Board. Besides, P K Tripathi, Chief Executive Officer and Jitendra Kumar Singh, Additional Chief Executive................

3 terrorists killed in encounter     
Srinagar, Jan 16: Three terrorists were killed on Monday in an encounter with security forces at Pahalgam in Anantnag district, according to a report. The encounter broke out last evening between militants and security forces in south Kashmir's Pahalgam area. It has been learnt that arms and ammunition were recovered. 3 AK-47 rifles were recovered, according Acting on specific intelligence input about the presence of unspecified number of militants in Awoora village in Pahalgam area of the district, security forces launched a search operation in the area, a police official said. .....................

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Opposition MLAs create ruckus over compensation to NoKs of civilians killed in 2016 unrest 

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Jammu, Jan 16: Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly witnessed noisy scenes today as the opposition members stormed the Well of the House accusing the PDP-BJP government of adopting double standard on the issue of compensation to those killed during unrest in the Valley last summer. Members of opposition including.................


7 days after compensation announcement, funds released for surrendered militants   

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JAMMU, JAN 16: Close on the heels of ex-gratia announced in favour of next of the kin of Burhan Wani's brother Khalid Muzaffar Wani, an OGW of Hizbul Mujahideen, and week after announcement regarding R 5 lakh compensation and Govt jobs to the NoKs of stone pelters who had waged....................

Article 370 in J&K secures political ethos: Mehbooba      
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Jammu, Jan 16: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said that Article 370 secures political ethos in the state. "Strengthening of democratic system in the State holds key to the resolution of many issues of Jammu and Kashmir and Article 370 not only grants special status to the State but secures its pluralistic ethos as well," Mufti said while winding up the discussion on Motion of......................

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ATM withdrawal limit raised to Rs 10,000 per day
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: In a major relief for ATM users, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today raised ATM withdrawal limit to R 10,000 per day from current s 4,500 with immediate effect and will be operative within the existing overall weekly limit. The limit on withdrawal from current accounts has been enhanced from the current limit of s 50,000 per week to Rs 1,00,000 per week and it extends to overdraft and cash credit accounts also, an RBI notification said. ................

Akhilesh Yadav gets Samajwadi Party cycle, father Mulayam Singh loses battle of symbol  
New Delhi, Jan 16: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday won the Samajwadi Party symbol the cycle from his father Mulayam Singh Yadav as the Election Commission assigned the popular emblem to him. The Election Commission said the group led by Akhilesh Yadav is the Samajwadi Party and thus entitled to use...........


Supreme Court asks Centre to file report   
New Delhi, Jan 16: The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to file a “comprehensive report” on the status of investigation conducted by a special investigation team (SIT) into the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases, on a plea seeking a court-supervised probe. A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and R Banumathi fixed the issue for further hearing on February 20 and asked Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Pinki Anand to also apprise it about the steps taken in the matter within four weeks. During the................

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37 dead as cargo plane crash destroys Kyrgyzstan houses
Bishkek, Jan 16: A cargo plane attempting to land in thick fog crashed today into a village near Kyrgyzstan's main airport and killed at least 37 people, with authorities blaming "pilot error". A massive section of the aircraft's tail billowed smoke as rescuers searched for victims among the wreckage in the village of Dacha-Suu, home to the..............

5 killed, 15 injured in shooting at nightclub in a resort
Cancun, Jan 16: A shooting erupted at an electronic music festival in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen early Monday, leaving at least five people dead and sparking a stampede, the mayor said. Fifteen people were injured, some in the stampede, after at least one shooter opened fire before...........

'Afghanistan, Pak and not India were top priority for Obama'
Washington, Jan 16: Afghanistan, Pakistan, and not India were on top of the priority list for the Obama Administration in South Asia, but the Indo-US relationship under the outgoing president is ending on a "high note", according to a former Indian-American White House official. "It (India-US relationship) is ending on a high note," Anish Goel, the former Senior Director for South..........

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