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GRAPPLING IN MUD: Wrestlers attending regular practice session at ‘Mud Akhara’.. .  .....    Aman      

CRPF jawan martyred, 5 hurt in militant attack

Srinagar, Apr 3: A CRPF jawan was today martyred and five other personnel were injured along with two civilians, including a 10-year-old girl, as militants targeted a convoy in Srinagar, in yet another attack on security forces. Militants opened fire on a civilian passenger vehicle carrying CRPF jawans at Sempora in the Pantha Chowk area in the afternoon, a police official said. He said six CRPF personnel were injured in the attack by the militants, who managed to flee taking advantage

 Govt exploring ways to deport 10,000 Rohingyas from J&K
New Delhi, Apr 3: More than 10,000 Rohingya Muslims belonging to Myanmar are currently living in Jammu and Kashmir and the central and the state governments are exploring ways on how to identify and deport them. The Rohingya Muslims are mostly living in Jammu and Samba districts and came to the state after entering India illegally through either Indo-Bangladesh border or Indo-Myanmar border or travelling through the Bay of Bengal. The issue of Rohingya Muslims, who are living illegally, was discussed at a high-level meeting convened by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and attended by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Braj Raj Sharma and Director

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Prime Minister ignores Jammu, pampers Kashmir': Pawan   

UDHAMPUR, APR 3: Prime Minister's visit to Jammu yesterday for inaugurating Chenani-Nashri tunnel in Jammu province has sent a wave of disappointment through the entire length and breadth of Jammu region. While addressing the gathering in Udhampur, Prime Minister chose to ignore Jammu and Ladhakh completely in his speech. Once again, as he has done in past also, the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi chose soil of Jammu to address people of Kashmir, as if Jammu did not exist in any policy or scheme of Government of India.  ...................


Ravinder Sharma flays Government for discrimination with Jammu    

JAMMU, APR 3: JKPCC Chief Spokesperson, Ravinder Sharma has questioned the negligible share of candidates from Jammu region in selections of lecturers by the JKPSC.  Reacting to selection lists of Lecturers and Assistant Professors in different subjects during past sometimes, Sharma said that there is huge difference in selected candidates from Jammu region against those selected from Valley, which is causing great resentment amongst people especially educated youth of Jammu. ..... . ......................

Modi forgets Dogras, Jammu in inaugural speech: Mankotia 
UDHAMPUR, APR 3: While delivering speech during inaugural function of Chenani-Nashree Tunnel, Prime Minister, Narinder Modi forgot even to name Jammu or Udhampur. Prime Minister's speech was only based on Kashmir and 'Kashmiriyat' and there was no space for Jammu or Dogras. This was stated by JKNPP State President, Balwant Singh Makotia while addressing public gathering here today.  Making a scathing attack on BJP, Mankotia asked the administration whether the said inaugural function was a Government event  , .......................

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India failed to deter xenophobic, racist attacks: African envoys

NEW DELHI, Apr 3: African envoys today severely criticized India for taking no measures to deter or to properly condemn the "xenophobic and racial attacks" against Africans in the country. They also said they plan to call for an independent investigation into the attacks by the Human Rights Council and other Rights bodies. 'The Heads of African Mission Accredited to India' conveyed this criticism in a press statement
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Institutions with good ranking to get more funds and autonomy, says Govt
New Delhi, Apr 3: Good performance in educational rankings conducted by the government would result in more funding and autonomy, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday after announcing the India Rankings for 2017. “The educational institutions performing well in the annual ranking will be awarded with more funding or grants, enhanced autonomy and freedom of functioning and various other benefits,” Javadekar said at the release of the second domestic rankings under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). He said a policy regarding the same will be announced soon to encourage the spirit of competition and ultimately enhance the quality of education being provided by the


SC allows Gujarat to accept DGP PP Pandey’s offer to step down

New Delhi, Apr 3: Gujarat government was today allowed by the Supreme Court to accept the offer of P P Pandey, a 1980 batch Gujarat-cadre IPS officer who is on extension till April 30, to relinquish the posts of Director General (DGP) and Inspector General of police (IGP) forthwith. The court was hearing a plea of former top cop Julio Francis Ribeiro seeking a direction for removal of Pandey on the grounds including that CBI had filed charge sheet against him and others in the case of alleged fake encounter killing of Ishrat Jahan. He had also challenged Pandeys

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St. Petersburg metro explosion: 9 killed, over 20 injured
MOSCOW, Apr 3: At least nine people were killed and 20 were injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in the St.Petersburg metro system on Monday, the Russian National Anti-Terrorist Committee said. Interfax news agency quoted an unnamed source as saying the blast, which occurred when the train was between two stations, was caused by a bomb filled with shrapnel.  .... ...............

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner visits Iraq
WASHINGTON, Apr 3: President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was in Iraq Monday with the top US military officer to meet with Iraqi leaders and review the fight against Islamic State, a military spokesman said Sunday. General Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, asked Kushner and White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert to accompany him on the trip, Navy Captain Greg Hicks said in an emailed statement to AFP. "General Dunford invited Mr Kushner and Mr Bossert to meet with Iraqi leaders, senior US advisors, and visit with US forces in the field to receive an update on the status of the  : "...,..  . ..........

Gibraltar says EU boss like ‘cuckolded husband,’ Spain bullying
Alondon, Apr 3: Gibraltar’s leader on Monday cast EU Council President Donald Tusk as a “cuckolded husband taking it out on the kids” for explicitly proposing that Spain be given a veto over the ties between the British enclave and the European Union after Brexit. The future of Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory of just over 6.7 sq km of rock on Spain’s southern tip, has become the first big dispute of Brexit since Prime Minister Theresa May filed formal divorce papers on March 29.. ... ...............

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