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Religious Festivity :   Devotees paying obeisance at Mahakali Temple Bahu Fort on the first Chaitra Navratra...  .....    Aman      

 Budgam encounter ends; Two civilians killed, terrorist gunned down, over 20 injured in gunfire

 BUDGAM, MAR 28: The encounter going on between security forces and terrorists in Budgam in Kashmir ended Tuesday evening with one terrorist gunned down and two civilians killed in the gunfire while an army jawan suffered injuries in the process.  Two civilians and one terrorist were killed and at least 14 people injured in clashes between protesters and troops and police, police said. Earlier, 17 others were injured amid clashes between security forces and protesters near the encounter site in Budgam. The clashes started when soldiers cordoned off a house in a village in central Kashmir in which at least one armed militant, who was killed later in the day was hiding, IGP Javid Gillani said.
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Transporters defer strike after Minister's assurance to address issues on priority
JAMMU, MAR 28: The proposed strike by the transporters against failure by the Govt to address their genuine issues has been deferred till further decision. According to sources the strike was deferred after a deputation of Transporters comprising various Unions both from Jammu and Kashmir Valley met the Minister of State for Transport, Sunil Kumar Sharma who had convened a meeting with them to discuss their issues and problems in view of tomorrow's proposed strike in support of their demands.  ......................

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Governor inaugurates Police Post at Kakryal   

KAKRYAL, MAR 28: Governor N N Vohra, who is also the Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, today inaugurated newly constructed Police Post at Kakryal. The prefabricated building of the Police Post, with allied infrastructural facilities, has been constructed by the Shrine Board within a record time of less than three months at a cost of over R21 lakh. The Police Post is located on land owned by the Shrine Board..


Dy Election Commissioner reviews bye-election preparations     

SRINAGAR, MAR 28: The Deputy Election Commissioner of India, Sandeep Saxena today asked officials to put in their best efforts and work in a synergized manner to ensure free, fair and transparent Parliamentary bye-elections in valley. The Deputy Election Commissioner was addressing officials through video conference to review the poll preparedness. The meeting was attended by Chief Election Officer (CEO) J&K, Shantmanu; Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan; IGPs, Returning Officers, Observers, Deputy Electoral Officers and other concerned officers. . ......................

 Education plays key role in casting future of children: Ganga
SAMBA, MAR 28: Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga today said that education plays an important role in molding child's future in a big way. He said that time spend by the children's in the school in a constructive manner helps them to achieve set goals in their coming time and emphasized on the importance of education for a better future.
The Minister said this after inaugurating Shemrock Global Public School at Birpur in presence of MLA Samba, Devender Kumar Manyal.. , ........................

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New CM of Manipur calls on Dr Jitendra

 NEW DELHI, MAR 28: New Chief Minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh, currently on his first visit to the union capital after being sworn in as the head of the first-ever BJP led government in the State, today called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh and discussed a wide range of issues related to several ongoing and delayed projects in the State... .... .....................

Blast accused shot principal for 'target practice'
New Delhi, Mar 28 : Three young men allegedly owing allegiance to the banned ISIS and suspected to be involved in the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train blast, had shot dead a retired school principal in cold blood just to test their firing skill.
The shocking revelation was made during the interrogation of Mohammed Atif Muzzafar and Danish, who were arrested by the Madhya Pradesh police soon after the train blast on March 7, NIA officials said today.. ....................


 Noida: Protests outside Oppo office after Chinese national ‘tears’ Indian flag, throws it in dustbin
  New Delhi, Mar 28: There was high drama at the office of a mobile phone company, Oppo, in Noida’s Sector 63 after a Chinese national who works in the company allegedly tore an Indian flag and threw it in a dustbin. The Phase-3 police registered a case against the Chinese national, who works as a production manager in the company, on a complaint filed by three

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Howling winds, heavy rain pound Australia’s northeast; massive damage to houses
Sydney, Mar 28: Howling winds, heavy rain and huge seas pounded Australia’s northeast on Tuesday, damaging homes, wrecking jetties and cutting power to thousands of people as Tropical Cyclone Debbie tore through Queensland state’s far north. Wind gusts stronger than 260 km per hour (160 mph) were recorded at tourist resorts along the world-famous Great Barrier Reef as the powerful storm made landfall as a category four, one rung below the most dangerous wind speed level.. ...............

Scottish parliament votes for second  independence referendum
Scotland, Mar 28: Nicola Sturgeon has won a key Holyrood vote on her plans for a second independence referendum, triggering accusations from UK ministers that her demands are premature. Sturgeon won by a 10-vote majority after the Scottish Greens backed her proposals to formally request from the UK government the powers to stage a fresh independence vote at around the time Britain leaves the EU, in spring 2019.,..  . .

 London attackers wife saddened and shocked by his actions
London, Mar 28: UK Parliament attacker Khalid Masoods wife today condemned his actions, saying she was "saddened and shocked" by what her husband did. Reacting for the first time after the last weeks attack, Rohey Hydara said: "I am saddened and shocked by what Khalid has done. I totally condemn his actions." Hydara released the statement through Scotland Yard, a day after Masoods mother had similarly condemned the attack which claimed four lives and injured 50 others.. ...............

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