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HP by-elections: BJP nominee from Nalagarh files papers

20 Jun 2024 | 8:49 PM

Shimla, June 20 (UNI) Three more candidates filed their nomination papers on Thursday for the July10 by-polls to three Assembly Constituencies in Himachal Pradesh.

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PM Modi on 2-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir

PM Modi on 2-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir

20 Jun 2024 | 8:48 PM

Srinagar, June 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Srinagar on Thursday on a two-day visit amid a multi-layer security blanket in place, officials said.

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Assembly elections in J&K, restoration of statehood very soon: Modi

Assembly elections in J&K, restoration of statehood very soon: Modi

20 Jun 2024 | 8:37 PM

Srinagar, June 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached out to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and announced that the Assembly polls and restoration of the state would be done in near future.

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One injured in firing in HP court complex

20 Jun 2024 | 5:57 PM

Shimla, June 20 (UNI) An undertrial in the former Congress MLA Bamber Thakur attack case was injured on Thursday in a firing incident near the Bilaspur court in Himachal Pradesh, police said.

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Allowing food vendors on Shimla Ridge & Mall Road prompts protests

20 Jun 2024 | 4:28 PM

Shimla, June 20 (UNI) Business association of Lakkar Bazar here in the Himachal capital held a one-day symbolic shutdown to protest against the encroachment on heritage sites like the Shimla Ridge and Mall Road.

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Indian Army’s Northern Command soon to induct ASMI submachine gun

Indian Army’s Northern Command soon to induct ASMI submachine gun

20 Jun 2024 | 4:07 PM

Jammu, June 20 (UNI) Indian Army’s Northern Command, believed to be one of the most strategic commands of the Indian Army will soon be inducting an ASMI submachine gun for which an order worth crores has already been placed.

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CIC operators pin hopes on PM’s Kashmir visit

20 Jun 2024 | 2:52 PM

Srinagar, June 20 (UNI) The CIC (community information centre) operators working under the Rural Development Department (RDD) in J&K have again written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking redressal of their long pending regularisation and salary hike issues.

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2 terrorists killed in north Kashmir gun battle are from Pakistan: Army

2 terrorists killed in north Kashmir gun battle are from Pakistan: Army

20 Jun 2024 | 2:44 PM

Srinagar, June 20 (UNI) On a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will start his two day visit to Kashmir, Army said the two militants killed in north Kashmir encounter on Wednesday were Pakistanis and associated with banned Lashkar-e-Taiba group.

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Himachal: Kangra valley experiences rains after long dry spell

19 Jun 2024 | 11:27 PM

Dharamshala, June 19 (UNI) Kangra valley in Himachal Pradesh was lashed by rains on Wednesday evening after a long dry spell, leading to a dip in temperature that brought much-needed relief to the people from the scorching summer heat.

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Amarnath Yatra: Commercial establishments urged to instal CCTV for surveilance

Amarnath Yatra: Commercial establishments urged to instal CCTV for surveilance

19 Jun 2024 | 10:51 PM

Jammu, June 19 (UNI) Taking stock of arrangements for the Shri Amarnath Yatra from the gateway of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lakhanpur, enroute Jammu, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday appealed to people, especially owners of commercial establishments, to install CCTV for proper surveillance, especially on National Highway.

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18-yr-old youth drowned in Banner Khad at Kangra

19 Jun 2024 | 10:45 PM

Kangra, June 19 (UNI) An 18-year-old youth, a resident of Rehan of Nurpur subdivision of this district, drowned in Banner Khad in Kangra town on Wednesday, police said.

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Rejected HP Congress ticket aspirant left in tears

19 Jun 2024 | 10:34 PM

Shimla, June 19 (UNI) A tearful Congress by-election ticket aspirant in Himachal Pradesh took to social media to share his disappointment, alleging nepotism behind the party's decision to field Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu’s wife Kamlesh Thakur in the July 10 contest from Dehra assembly seat.

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Kashmir parts receive rains, Razdan .top experiences fresh snowfall

Kashmir parts receive rains, Razdan .top experiences fresh snowfall

19 Jun 2024 | 8:16 PM

Srinagar, June 19 (UNI) Widespread rains lashed parts of Kashmir while Razdan top in Bandipora received a fresh light snowfall bringing down the temperature in the valley on Wednesday, officials said.

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OGW involved in Reasi bus attack arrested

OGW involved in Reasi bus attack arrested

19 Jun 2024 | 7:50 PM

Jammu, June 19 (UNI) In a major breakthrough in the June 9 terror attack on a pilgrims bus in Reasi district, police on Wednesday arrested a person who acted as a guide and helped the terrorists in reaching the spot.

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Kashmir’s photo-journalist Nissar Ahmad dead

19 Jun 2024 | 7:22 PM

Srinagar, June 19 (UNI) Srinagar-based veteran photo-journalist Nissar Ahmad, who was associated with national daily The Hindu, died on Wednesday.

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