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Keeping Folk Alive: Kids presenting traditional dance during Jammu Mahotsav on Tuesday.  ... . .  .....    Aman      

Re-Poll in 38 Polling Stations of Srinagar constituency on Apr 13

New Delhi, Apr 11: The Election Commission today ordered re-polling in 38 polling stations of Srinagar Constituency in Jammu and Kashmir where an all-time low turnout of 7 per cent was recorded amid several incidents of violence during voting on April 9. The Commission said the decision was taken on the basis of a report submitted by the returning officers concerned and taking into account ''all facts and material circumstances.'' Earlier, last night, the polling for by-election in the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency was deferred to May 25 in view of the law and order situation not being conducive for holding the polls, as per the report sent by the state government..

 ‘Jadhav's execution will have consequences on Indo-Pak ties’

NEW DELHI, Apr 11: Amid an outrage in Parliament, India today said it will go "out of way" to ensure justice to Kulbhushan Jadhav and warned Pakistan that his execution will have consequences on bilateral ties. The death sentence awarded to Jadhav by a Pakistani military court after declaring him a "spy" resonated in both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, where all parties came together to condemn the development and pressed the government to take every step to help him. The government as well as the opposition saw the


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JAMMU, APR 11: Governor N N Vohra launched and related mobile App, which has been developed by Hridaydeep Charitable Trust, Jeevan Nagar, Jammu, at Raj Bhavan here today. Through this website devotees, in any part of the world, can participate in Shri Hanuman Yagya 2017-18, which started today on Shri Hanuman Jayanti and will culminate on 31st March 2018. This endeavour is envisaged to achieve 11 crore chantings of Hanuman Chalisa in Hawan Yagya at Jammu, from 25th March 2018.... .  ...................


Prof Bhim Singh seeks justice for Kulbushan Yadav

JAMMU, APR 11: Condemning Pakistan authorities' military-coupe against sitting Parliamentary Government of Pakistan, the JKNPP Supremo, Prof Bhim Singh has decided to move the Supreme Court of Pakistan, with a petition on behalf of Legal Aid Committee, against death sentence of Kulbushan Yadav, as awarded by the Court Marshal of Pakistan. This was declared by Prof Singh while addressing a Press Conference here today. Prof Bhim Singh further said that judiciary in Pakistan, especially Supreme Court of Pakistan is highly judicious and justice will be provided to Yadav. Prof Singh said that the legal Aid Committee constituted under his Chairmanship has several Senior Advocate of India and Pakistan, which have been giving free legal Aid to Indian Prisoners in Pakistan and Pakistani. . .. ..... . ......................

Bawa Kailakh Dev Parbhandhak Committee celebrates Hanuman Jayanti 
JAMMU, APR 11: Bawa Kailakh Dev Parbhandhak Committee celebrated Hanuman Jayanti today with chanting of vedic-mantras at Dev-sthan Thathar Bantalab, which was attended by a number of people from different walks of life. The pooja started with chanting of vedic mantras by religious scholars followed by Hawan, Bhajan-kirtan and langar (Bhandra). On the occasion, Bawa Kailakh Dev Parbandhak Committee felicitated IGP Jammu Zone, S D Jamwal. Speaking on the occasion, Jamwal said asked youth to preserve environment by keeping their surroundings clean and green. He further said that youth are future of the nation and development of a nation lies on shoulder  ..    , .......................

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Illegally captured by Pakistani personnel, Indian fishermen save their tormentors from drowning

AHMEDABAD, Apr 11: Captured by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) personnel who illegally entered Indian waters, Indian fishermen did not dither in saving their tormentors after one of the Pakistani boats capsized off the Gujarat coast in Arabian Sea on Sunday. In the incident, the captured Indian fishermen who were being taken to Karachi saved two PMSA officers after one of the small fast Pakistani boats collided with an Indian fishing boat and capsized in Indian waters, sources said. The Indian Coast Guard retrieved the bodies of three of the four other Pakistani personnel who drowned in the incident and returned
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Adityanath government orders 18-hour power supply in UP villages

LUCKNOW, Apr 11: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday ordered 18-hour power supply in villages, 20-hour at tehsil level and in Bundelkhand region besides deciding to ink a pact with the Centre to ensure electricity in all villages by 2019. A meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Adityanath, the second since he assumed office last month+ , also decided that district headquarters will get 24-hour power supply, power minister Shrikant Sharma told reporters here after the three-hour-long meeting. The chief minister directed the power department to ensure that defective or burnt transformers are replaced expeditiously in rural areas so that agricultural


Paramilitary jawans get less sleep due to flawed duty systems

New Delhi, Apr 11: Noting that paramilitary jawans get “grossly insufficient” rest and sleep, a Parliamentary panel has expressed anguish over their “flawed” duty systems and recommended a gap of 8 to 10 hours between two shifts. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, headed by senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, said the Home Ministry’s submission that a jawan gets minimum of six hours uninterrupted sleep in every cycle of 24 hours is at variance with the facts observed and learnt by the Committee during its study visits. “The Committee is anguished to observe that the flawed system leaves grossly insufficient time for jawans to get decent rest and sleep,” the panel said in its report tabled in Parliament. The Committee said it was

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G7 Ministers Look To Persuade Russia To Abandon Syria's Bashar al-Assad

LUCCA, Apr 11: Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialised nations met in Italy on Monday, looking to put pressure on Russia to break its ties with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In a shift in Washington's strategy, US missiles hit a Syrian air base last week in retaliation for what the United States and its allies say was a poison gas attack by Syria's military in which scores of civilians died. The Syrian government has denied it was behind the assault. US President Donald Trump had previously appeared

United Airlines Slammed After Passenger Filmed Being Dragged Out Of Plane

Asia, Apr 11: United Continental Holdings Inc. tumbled early Tuesday as outrage on social media over the removal of a passenger from a flight spread across the globe. The stock dropped as much as 6.3 percent before paring the loss and trading 2.7 percent lower at 7:27 a.m. in New York. Officers pulled a passenger from a flight to Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday evening after he refused to give up his seat and dragged him down the aisle as travelers yelled at them to stop. A recording of the incident posted on social media sent people into a rage over the carrier's heavy-handed response. By Tuesday in China, the incident became ..........

Camiguin, NorMin beef up security after Bohol clash
london, Apr 11: Camiguin beefed up its security in case the firefight between armed bandits and state security forces in a northern town in Bohol will spill over to this island-province, police said Tuesday. At least nine persons were killed as the clash between 10 suspected armed members of the Abu Sayyaf Group continued in the town of Inabanga on Tuesday, reports noted. One of the casualties was a policeman, the report added. Joint police and military forces engaged with the armed group after residents informed authorities of the presence of heavily armed persons on board three pump boats along the river in Barangay Ilaya in Inabanga.

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