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Seven killed in Gulmarg cable car accident

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:58

Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) A family of four from Delhi and three locals were killed on Sunday when a gondola car cabin crashed hundreds of meters down to the ground after its cable snapped in Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

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Sukma clash toll rises to three, injured security man dies

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:46

Jagdalpur, June 25 (IANS) Another injured security personnel died having received gunshot wounds during an exchange of fire with Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, taking the toll in the incident to three, the state police said on Sunday.

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BJP leaders, activists participate in Bengal's Rathyatra celebrations

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:20

Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) After BJP's Ram Navmi and Hanuman Jayanti celebrations in West Bengal that sparked off allegations of attempts to bring about a communal polarisation, top party leaders and activists participated in Rathyatra celebrations on Sunday.

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Sabarimala temple flag post damaged, three detained

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:16

Sabarimala (Kerala), June 25 (IANS) Three people suspected to have damaged a new flag post coated with gold and consecrated only on Sunday afternoon at the Sabarimala temple here have been detained.

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Police officer injured in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 17:38

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), June 25 (IANS) A Sub-Inspector of Police, Arunesh Markam, received injuries in a gun battle with Maoists on Sunday morning in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.

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Five killed in Gulmarg cable car accident

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:52

Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Five people, including four tourists and a local man, were killed on Sunday when a gondola car cabin crashed hundreds of meters down to the ground after its cable snapped in Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

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Kashmir security personnel asked to avoid public places for Eid prayers

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:52

Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) In the wake of lynching of a senior police officer outside the Jamia Masjid here, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday issued an advisory Sunday asking all security personnel to avoid offering Eid prayers in public places and only do so at "protected places".

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Kabul warns insurgents to join peace efforts

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:36

Kabul, June 25 (IANS) The President of Afghanistan called on insurgents on Sunday to give up arms and join the ongoing peace process initiated by Kabul.

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African diplomats meet in Kerala to boost cashew business

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 15:38

Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) A high level diplomatic meeting of Ambassadors from 15 African countries will be held here on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss ways and means on how to boost cashew production in Kerala, said a state Minister.

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Mamata congratulates Srikanth

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 15:36

Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday congratulated shuttler Kidambi Srikanth for winning the Australia Open Super Series men's singles title.

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Sushma targets Meira Kumar using old video, news report

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 15:26

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Ahead of the presidential election, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday targeted former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar using a 2013 video of the Lok Sabha proceedings and a newspaper report.

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