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J&K makes Braille compulsory for all students

Aug 19th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: The J&K government is introducing Braille education as a mandatory subject in all schools in Kashmir to “prevent interruption in education” of children and youth losing eyesight because of pellet guns used by police and paramilitary in the state. “We have observed that the education of children is getting interrupted due to these pellet
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Mehbooba bans her own videos for inciting unrest

Aug 5th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: Clamping down on ‘objectionable content’ available on the internet that ‘incites unrest’, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has banned her old government-bashing videos recorded during her days in opposition. Ms Mufti has directed the cyber cell of the police to get such content removed from the internet and take action against people sharing them. In
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India outraged as pellet guns injure 4 cows in Kashmir

Jul 26th, 2016 | By

Protests broke out in many parts of India after at least four cows were injured as police and paramilitary forces used pellet guns on a crowd in south Kashmir killing one man and injuring ten others. The four cows injured in the incident had reportedly appeared at the incident site at the last moment. Indian
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Mehbooba accuses Omar of stealing her old statements

Apr 18th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today lashed out at former chief minister and president National Conference Omar Abdullah for indulging in blatant plagiarism by using her old press statements. Ms Mufti is also seeking legal counsel to file a lawsuit against Abdullah for repeatedly recycling statements written by her during her long stint as an
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Nirma ties up with Khyber for asli doodh si safedi

Apr 8th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: Ahmedabad based detergent maker Nirma group has tied up with Kashmir’s Khyber group to give a new lease of life to its products known once for “doodh si safedi”. The two companies are joining hands to produce a new line of detergents to be known as Khyber-Nirma detergents. Of late Khyber has been in limelight
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Vijay Mallya denies running away with Modi’s achhe din

Mar 11th, 2016 | By

Liqour baron and Member of Parliament Vijay Mallya today denied allegations that he had run away with Modi’s promised achhe din (good days). The self claimed king of good times, who has apparently fallen on bad times, told Dapaan in an exclusive interview from an undisclosed location that he had no interest in immaterial things
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Fearing revengeful diagnosis Lal Singh avoids doctors despite fever

Mar 9th, 2016 | By

Former health minister Choudary Lal Singh is refusing to visit a doctor despite running a high fever, fearing revenge from the community he had been abusing during his ministerial stints, Singh’s family said here today. Addressing a press conference at Jammu press club, Singh’s wife, Kanta Andotra asked the Peoples Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti
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Terming Urmila marriage a CBM, Mehbooba says ready for government  

Mar 7th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: Terming the marriage of Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar to a Kashmiri businessman as a major Confidence Building Measure(CBM), Chief Minister at large Mehbooba Mufti today said the development has finally paved the way for smooth government formation in the state. Mehbooba, the president of Peoples Democratic Party, had insisted on major sops from central
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BJP to bring bill to declare condom users as anti-national

Feb 28th, 2016 | By

The BJP is mulling to bring a bill in the ongoing parliament session to declare condom users as anti-nationals. The proposal for the bill was taken up in BJP parliamentary committee meeting chaired by BJP chief Amit Shah in view of the revelations that 85 per cent of condom supplies to national capital were utilised
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New evidence shows JNU students calling cow dung bullshit: Police

Feb 24th, 2016 | By

Delhi Police has found new ‘incriminating evidence’ against JNU student leaders enough to book them for life, Commissioner B S Bassi said today. In a press conference called after arrest of JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirbhan Bhattacharya, Commissioner Bassi said that they have laid hands on a video that shows Khalid and other students
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