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1,786 pilgrims leave Jammu base camp for Amarnath Yatra

Updated: Jul 18, 2016 22:37 IST      
1,786 pilgrims leave Jammu base camp for Amarnath Yatra

Jammu, July 18 (ANI): A fresh batch of 1,786 pilgrims on Monday left the Jammu base camp for Amarnath Yatra to pay obeisance at the cave shrine amidst tight security arrangements.

According to police sources, the latest batch comprising 1,388 men, 347 women, 50 sages and other left in a cavalcade of 53 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in the afternoon.

Meanwhile, on the 16th day of Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 4,510 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave. Till date 1,72,851 Yatris had darshan at the Holy Cave

On the 15th day, 3,842 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave. (ANI)

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 25 (ANI): The wreath laying ceremony of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) sub inspector Sahab Shukla, who lost his life in a terrorist attack at Srinagar's Pantha Chowk, took place on Sunday.

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Telangana: 18-month-old who fell in borewell dies

Updated: Jun 25, 2017 11:00 IST     

Vikarabad (Telangana) [India], June 25 (ANI): The mortal remains of the 18-month-old girl, who fell into an open borewell in Vikarabad a few days back, were found at 245 feet on Sunday.

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3.5 magnitude earthquake hits Manipur's Chandel

Updated: Jun 25, 2017 09:35 IST     

Chandel (Manipur) [India], June 25 (ANI): A 3.5 magnitude earthquake shook Manipur's Chandel in the wee hours of Sunday.

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New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Hours after landing in Washington D.C., Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked United States President Donald Trump for the warm welcome rendered to him, while saying that he was looking forward to discussions with the latter.

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J-K: Pakistan violates ceasesfire in Naushera sector

Updated: Jun 25, 2017 09:28 IST     

Naushera (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 25 (ANI): The Pakistan Army on Sunday initiated an unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera sector along the Line of Control (LoC).

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Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], June 25 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, who currently is in Ahmedabad, attended 'Mangla Aarti' at the Shree Jagannath Temple here on Sunday early morning.

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J-K cop lynching: Defence experts call for tougher action

Updated: Jun 25, 2017 08:13 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): A day after a Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed to carry out investigation into lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammed Ayub Pandith, the defence experts on Sunday said it was not enough to curb such attacks, adding that state government should give a free hand to the police force to operate in counter insurgency measures.

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New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Commenting on Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu's assertion that India cannot progress without Hindi, the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Central Government is trying to promote its Hindutva agenda.

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Churu (Rajasthan) [India], June 25 (ANI): The police has killed a notorious criminal Anandpal Singh, who was carrying reward of Rs. 5 lakh on his head, in Rajasthan's Churu district.

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PM Modi to address nation through 'Mann Ki Baat' today

Updated: Jun 25, 2017 06:14 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts on a number of themes and issues in 'Mann Ki Baat' today at 11 a.m.

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New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Dubbing the Pantha Chowk terror attack, in which a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel lost his life, as 'reprehensible', defence experts on Sunday asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti-led Jammu and Kashmir Government to take a stern action to curb such attacks.

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AAP entered politics for profiteering not service: BJP

Updated: Jun 25, 2017 06:07 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): With the Election Commission to continue hearing the office of profit case against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led party has entered politics for profiteering and not for service.

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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 25 (ANI): Condemning the attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP George Baker in West Bengal's Bardhaman's, the saffron party on Sunday said the state has been converted into a land of hoodlums under the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Government.

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Gurugram: Singer Fazilpuria creates ruckus in drunken state

Updated: Jun 25, 2017 04:46 IST     

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], June 25 (ANI): Singer Fazilpuria created nuisance in a drunken state in Gurugram on late Saturday night.

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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], (ANI): Amid the escalated unrest and terror attacks in the Valley, telecom companies have been directed to reduce 3G/4G data services to 2G speed (not more than 128 Kbps) in the whole of Kashmir Valley with immediate effect, on the directions of state police.

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Srinagar: Two terrorists holed up inside DPS, Sec 144 imposed

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 22:12 IST     

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 24 (ANI): With two terrorists holed up inside the Delhi Public School building in Srinagar's Pantha Chowk, restrictions under Section 144 have been imposed from Jammu and Kashmir's Ram Munshi Bagh to Sempora.

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New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday assured that the Indian government will do everything possible for the safety and well-being of Indians stranded in Qatar, who are facing a major blockade from the surrounding Arab countries.

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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 24 (ANI): Following the terror attack earlier in the day in which a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel lost his life, Additional Director General of Police (ADG) of CRPF S.N. Srivastava said that

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BJP leader allegedly attacked in Bardhaman

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 18:57 IST     

Bardhaman (West Bengal) [India], June 24 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament George Baker was allegedly thrashed and his car vandalized in West Bengal's Bardhaman's Kalna area on Saturday.

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Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], June 24 (ANI): Two security personnel were killed and three injured in an exchange of fire with Naxals in Sukma on Saturday.

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