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Six LeT militants killed in J&K encounter

Srinagar : In a major success, security forces Friday shot dead six Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants during an encounter in forest area of Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. “In one of the most successful operations this year, six Lashkar militants were killed in an encounter with security […]

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Cong has no regard for NE region, its traditions: PM

Lunglei (Mizoram) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said he felt a deep sense of anguish at the Congress “abusing” Northeast culture and calling its dress “outlandish”. Coming down heavily on the rival party at an election rally at Lunglei, he also said that the country has understood the […]

India lodges protest with Pak over harassment of officials, denial of access to pilgrims

New Delhi : India Friday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over the alleged harassment of Indian High Commission officials in Islamabad and the denial of access to Indian Sikh pilgrims visiting that country. The Ministry of External Affairs said consular officials of the Indian High Commission were “harassed […]

POVERTY : Mother of crime

 Poverty poverty refers to a state in which an individual is unable to fulfill even the basic necessities of life. Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money. Poverty is a multifaceted concept, which may include social, economic, and political elements. Absolute poverty, extreme poverty, […]

Delhi’s air quality shows slight improvement with increased wind speed

New Delhi : Delhi’s air quality showed a slight improvement Thursday due to increased wind speed and settled in the poor category, authorities said. The overall air quality index was recorded at 282 which falls in poor category, according to data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). While, […]

Goa entertainment tax on free passes a dampener: Event

Panaji :  The imposition of entertainment tax on free passes distributed by organisers for major events is a dampener for tourism in Goa, industry stakeholders have said. According to state government officials, entertainment tax on such passes is imposed under the Goa Entertainment Tax Act, 1964. “Why should there […]

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