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Maharashtra: 458 farmers’ suicides reported between Jan 1 and July 15

Maharashtra: 458 farmers’ suicides reported between Jan 1 and July 15

Aurangabad: Altogether 458 distressed and panic stricken farmers from the backward Marathwada region allegedly committed suicide between January 1 and July 15, sources from Divisional Commissioner’s office said. The highest of 104 farmers suicides were reported in drought-prone Beed district while the lowest of 20 suicides cases were reported in Hingoli district. Of the 458 […]

Pray for Geelani’s health: Hurriyat (G)

Pray for Geelani’s health: Hurriyat (G)

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) general secretary Ghulam Nabi Sumji chaired an advisory meeting of the amalgam at Hyderpora headquarters. The meeting, according to a statement , was scheduled to be convened under the chairmanship of Syed Ali Geelani who couldn’t make it due to ill health. Meanwhile, the meeting discussed the prevailing political situation in Jammu […]

Paramedics announce hunger strike from Monday

Paramedics announce hunger strike from Monday

Srinagar: The paramedical staff of tertiary care hospitals under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Medical Employees Federation on Saturday announced two-day strike from Monday to press for their demands. A senior leader of the federation said that thousands of paramedics of Government Medical College (GMS) and associated hospitals who were appointed since 2011 under […]

Villager injured in cross-LoC shelling in Poonch

Villager injured in cross-LoC shelling in Poonch

Jammu: A villager was injured when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked mortar and small arms firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.  An Army spokesperson said that the force was retaliating befittingly to silence the Pakistani guns and there was no immediate […]

Three time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit passes away at 81

Three time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit passes away at 81

Three-time Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit died on Saturday in New Delhi. She was 81. Shiela Dikshit had been ill for a long time. She was admitted at around 10.30 am today. She died at 3.30 pm at a city hospital, India Today reported. Shiela Dikshit was the senior-most Congress leader […]

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan leaves for visit to the US

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan leaves for visit to the US

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday left for his maiden trip to the US to have face-to-face talks with President Donald Trump and “refresh” bilateral relations that were hit after he publicly criticised Islamabad, cancelled military aid and asked it to do more to fight terrorism. Prime Minister Khan’s visit comes at a time when […]

6 Yatris died in last 4 days, Amarnath Yatra toll reaches 22

6 Yatris died in last 4 days, Amarnath Yatra toll reaches 22

Srinagar: Six persons have died in the past four days during the ongoing pilgrimage to Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in this year’s pilgrimage to 22, officials said on Saturday. “Six pilgrims died due to various causes during their pilgrimage to the holy cave shrine of Shri Amarnathji,” the officials […]

Armies of India, Pak exchange gunfire along LoC in Mendhar

Armies of India, Pak exchange gunfire along LoC in Mendhar

The armies of India and Pakistan Saturday exchanged heavy gunfire along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. An army spokesperson said that Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire. He said Indian army is retaliating befittingly and there was no immediate report of any casualty. “At about 0900 hours, Pakistan initiated unprovoked […]

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