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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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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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Omar was tracking missing MH370 over Papa 2

Feb 19th, 2016 | By

National Conference President Omar Abdullah has been on a top secret mission to track down the disappeared Malaysian Airlines plane, flight MH370, when he chanced upon the secret chartered flight carrying Bhartiya Janta Party, general secretary Ram Madhav. Abdullah embarked on this self-hired mission after an international mission failed to trace the missing flight with
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Agenda of Silence to replace Agenda of Alliance

Feb 17th, 2016 | By

Peoples democratic Party (PDP) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) have decided to agree to an Agenda of Silence (AoS) to help forge a coalition government in the state at the earliest. The AoS will override the earlier alliance agreement Agenda of Alliance (AoA), which was evolved and agreed to by the two parties, while forming
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