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Dr. Farooq Abdullah wins by over 10000 votes

SRINAGAR, APR 15: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah has won the closely-watched by-poll for the Srinagar parliamentary seat defeating People's Democratic Party's Nazir Ahmed Khan by over 10000 votes. Farooq polled 47,926 votes while Khan polled 37,369 votes. Voting for the parliamentary seat last week was marked by a record low turnout of 7 per cent and violence. When voting took place for a second time on Thursday,.

 One killed as BSF opens fire on protestors

SRINAGAR, APR 15: A 23-year-old man was killed this evening when BSF jawans opened fire in Batamaloo area in city here today. A senior police official said the man has been identified as Sajjad Ahmed, a resident of Chandoosa in Baramulla, and the Border Security Force jawans opened fire after stones were pelted on them at the Reka Chowk in Batamaloo. Following the incident, tension gripped the area and all shops have been shut down, the official said.  Meanwhile at least 20 people were today injured in a clash between protesters and security forces in Pulwama town in south Kashmir.  A group of youths started shouting slogans and hurling stones at security forces near Degree College, Pulwama, this afternoon, a police


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Bali orders suspension of three doctors, two paramedics    

JAMMU, APR 15: Acting tough against absenteeism in the Health department, Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today ordered suspension of three doctors and two paramedics in Accidental Hospital (AH), Vijaypur and Primary Health Centre (PHC), Bari Brahmana in Samba district. During his surprise visit to AH, Vijaypur, the Minister found two doctors namely, Dr Pawan Arora, Consultant Surgeon and Dr Harvinder Singh, Dental Assistant and at PHC, Bari Brahmana, Dr Anjum Choudhary, Medical Officer, Ajeet Kumar, Pharmacist and Manoj Kumar, BHW unauthorized absent from duty. Pending inquiry, he issued orders for their immediate suspension. During the period of suspension, they will remain .... .  ...................


 Yudhvir, Raina pay tributes to Ambedkar

LAM (NOWSHERA), APR 15: To mark the birth anniversary of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly known as Baba Saheb, Bhartiya Janata Party hosted a social harmony feast 'Samarasta Bhoj' at Lam village in Nowshera Tehsil of district Rajouri today. Yudhvir Sethi, BJP vice president and MLA Nowshera Ravinder Raina feasted with community members to mark Ambedkar Jayanti.  People from all walks of life irrespective of caste, creed, region or religion joined Samarasta Bhoj and recalled the contribution of eminent Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, who inspired. . . .. ..... . ......................

Present situation in the State calls for imposition of Governor’s Rule: Harsh
JAMMU, APR 15: Peeved over the fast deteriorating law and order situation in the state as also the demoralization caused to the security forces due to unwarranted restraints forced upon them by the Govt, Harsh Dev Singh, JKNPP chairman and former Minister has described the security scenario as unprecedented, which qualified for imposition of Governor Rule in the state. He said that with the incumbent govt pursuing appeasement policy and promoting the rampaging anti-nationals, subversives and the separatists in the state, it was a fit case for invocation of Sec 92 of the state...    , .......................

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Empty vessels make the most noise: Manohar Parrikar on Pakistan

PANAJI, apr 15: Former defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday dismissed Pakistan as an empty vessel making noise and said the neighbouring country is up to something or the other to remain engaged. His comments come against the backdrop of the death sentence given by a Pakistani military court to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian Navy official. "There is a proverb in Konkani, and Hindi as well which means empty vessels make the most noise. We should not take much note of what they (Pakistan) say," Parrikar said during an interview to DD News responding to a question on Pakistan. "Pakistan wants some or other reason to remain engaged. It is playing a dangerous game. It should understand that if India starts retaliating, then Pakistan does not have
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Stop crying foul over EVMs, realise public mandate: BJP to SP

Lucknow, Apr 15: Instead of crying foul over the electronic voting machines (EVMs), the Samajwadi Party should realise that people of Uttar Pradesh have rejected it, the BJP said today, retorting to SP chief Akhilesh Yadav’s demand for going back to ballot papers for holding elections. The BJP, which decimated opposition to secure a thumping majority in UP assembly polls recently, said it seemed that the former chief minister does not have any faith either in the EVMs or the mandate of the state’s voters. “It seems that Akhilesh Yadav does not have any faith i


BJP national executive meet begins in Bhubaneswar

BHUBANESWAR, APR 15: The two-day BJP national executive meeting began here on Saturday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah expected to underline strategy for a big saffron push in states like Odisha where it has traditionally been weak. A meeting of BJP office-bearers has started to finalise the agenda of the executive meeting, expected to begin after Mr. Modi reaches here later in the afternoon. The executive meets against the backdrop of the party’s stunning win in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand besides maiden conquest in Manipur. It will focus on expanding the party in politically important states like West Bengal and Odisha, which are key to Mr. Shah’s 2019 Lok Sabha poll strategy. The choice

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North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in massive parade

PYONGYANG, Apr 15: North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang today, with ruler Kim Jong Un looking on with delight as his nation flaunted its increasingly sophisticated military hardware amid rising regional tensions. Kim did not speak during the annual parade, which celebrates the 1912 birthday of his late grandfather Kim Il Sung, North Korea's founding ruler, but a top official warned that the North would stand up to any threat posed by the United States . Choe Ryong Hae said President Donald Trump was guilty of "creating a war situation" on the Korean Peninsula by dispatching US forces to the region. "We will respond to an all-out war with an all-out war and

'We are giving a bad name to our country': Malala Yousafzai on Pakistan

NEW DELHI, Apr 15: Pro-education activist Malala Yousafzai has condemned the murder of Pakistani student Mashal Khan and said that the terrorising incident has brought disgrace to Pakistan. "Today I heard about the death of Mashal Khan. It is a very agonising incident... This incident alone has brought disgrace to our nation. I urge people to know your religion, values and culture. They have always professed peace and tolerance," the youngest Nobel laureate said yesterday, in a video posted

Syria car bombing leaves at least 24 evacuees dead

BEIRUT, Apr 15: A suicide car bombing killed at least 24 people on Saturday in an attack near buses for Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack in Rashidin, west of Aleppo, targeted residents evacuated from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya under a deal reached between the regime and rebels. An AFP reporter in rebel-held Rashidin saw several bodies, body parts and blood scattered on the ground. "The suicide bomber was driving a van

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