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Geelani issuing misleading statements to divert public opinion from Article 35-A: NC

Srinagar, A day after Joint Resistance Leadership targeted National Conference (NC) and its founder Sheikh Abdullah, the main opposition party on Thursday said Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani was trying to “divert public opinion from the Article 35-A issue by issuing vituperative and misleading statements against National Conference”, as part ...

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Sinha calls on Abdullah’s in Srinagar

Srinagar, Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister, Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday and Thursday called on National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Working President Omar Abdullah respectively in Srinagar. In both the meetings, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah reiterated the party’s stand that open-ended and comprehensive dialogue is the ...

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Businessman Zahoor Watali arrested by NIA in funding case

Srinagar, The National Investigation Agency, on Thursday arrested prominent businessman of Kashmir, Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in connection with NIA Case No. RC-10/17/2017/NIA/DLI pertaining to alleged funding in Jammu & Kashmir, sources said. His arrest follows the searches conducted by the NIA on Wednesday at multiple locations in Srinagar, Handwara, Kupwara ...

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al-Qaeda Bangladesh outfit resurfaces

Golam Mortuja Alleged militant outfit, Ansar al Islam, said to be the Bangladesh chapter of al-Qaeda and which claimed the responsibility of killing bloggers, is disseminating its ideologies online. The militant group is circulating al-Qaeda Ayman al-Zawahiri’s ‘general instructions to jihad’ in Bangla which is seen by many terrorism experts ...

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Mehbooba stresses on community based disaster response

Srinagar, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday stressed on adopting community based Disaster response and involving local institutions while framing responses to emergencies. Chairing the 6th meeting of State Disaster Management Authority here today, the Chief Minister directed imparting necessary training among the local volunteers for which she directed involving the ...

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