Security forces in J&K strengthen bullet-proofing as steel bullets emerge again

SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI, Mar 21 (Agencies): Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have strengthened the bullet-proofing shield of their vehicles and bunkers after steel bullets which can pierce through normal protective shields were recovered from terrorists during an encounter in South Kashmir recently.A few days back, local commander of the banned Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group, Vilayat Hussain […]

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For how many generations reservations will continue, SC remarks during Maratha quota case

NEW DELHI, Mar 20 (Agencies): For how many generations would reservations in jobs and education continue, the Supreme Court sought to know during the Maratha quota case hearing on Friday and raised concerns over “resultant inequality” in case the overall 50 per cent limit was to be removed.A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice Ashok […]

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Stranded in India due to COVID-19 lockdown, 133 Pakistani nationals return home via Wagah border

NEW DELHI: At least 133 Pakistani nationals, who were stranded in parts of India due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown, returned home via Wagah International Border on Wednesday. Besides, nine Indians too left for Pakistan this morning.In all, 142 people, who were stranded in India due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown, today left for Pakistan, reports […]

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Covid-19 vaccines not being exported at the expense of Indians: Health minister

NEW DELHI,Mar 16 (Agencies): Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that the central government is not exporting vaccines to foreign nations at the expense of the people of India. This comes after Congress opposed the Centre’s move to export the coronavirus vaccines, reasoning that the government should not export vaccines without immunising the […]

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Farooq Abdullah challenges ED’s jurisdiction in property attachment case

NEW DELHI, Mar 5 (Agencies): More than two months after Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached his assets in J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) money laundering probe, regional National Conference (NC) president and MP Farooq Abdullah has challenged the jurisdiction of the probe agency in Jammu and Kashmir High Court.In December 19, 2020, the ED had attached three […]

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