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Three Kashmiri men lose vision due to pellet injuries

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 21:48

Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) At least 77 Kashmiri youth have been admitted to a hospital here with eye injuries due to pellet firing by the security forces amid the clashes, and three men have lost their vision so far, doctors said on Monday.

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Ex-BJP MLA alleges Shah-Owaisi pact, joins AAP

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 21:24

Ahmedabad, July 11 (IANS) Former Gujarat BJP MLA Yatin Oza, who was once close to BJP President Amit Shah, has alleged that Shah had a secret pact with AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi ahead of the Bihar polls last year.

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Kashmir situation improving, says CRPF chief

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 21:14

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The situation in curfew-bound Kashmir Valley is "improving continuously", CRPF Director General Durga Prasad said on Monday.

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CDR case: Police searches private firm's office

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 21:12

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday conducted searches at an office of a private firm here in connection with its probe into alleged call detail records (CDRs) leak case.

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Denial of entry to women in Sabrimala temple may go to the constitution bench.

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 21:10

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that it may refer to the larger constitution bench the question whether the constitutional right to equality of a women could be raised to "interfere" with religious beliefs and customs denying women between the age group of 10 to 50 years entry to Kerala's Sabrimalatemple.

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Relations between executive, judiciary in tatters: Congress

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 21:04

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Congress on Monday said relations between the executive and the judiciary under the Narendra Modi government were in tatters, adding that attacks had been made on judicial independence through intemperate criticism of the judiciary.

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Kapil Mishra launches countdown website in water tanker scam

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 21:04

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra, who has been demanding the arrest of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit in connection with a water tanker scam, on Monday sought to pressure the central government into taking an action by launching a countdown website "nojailnomooch.com".

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Fresh violence in Kashmir as toll mount to 32

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 21:02

Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Amid recurring clashes in curfew-bound Kashmir Valley, three injured protesters died in hospitals here on Monday, taking the death toll to 32 in three days of bloodshed following the killing of a top militant that has sparked fresh India-Pakistan tensions.

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Mehbooba Mufti appeals for calm, regrets role of troublemakers

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 20:50

Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday sought the cooperation of people in restoring peace and normalcy in Kashmir and regretted that "some elements" were bent on fomenting trouble and mayhem for their vested interests.

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Over 650 dengue cases in Odisha, one death

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 20:38

Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) The outbreak of dengue in different parts of Odisha has triggered panic among people with the number of affected people reaching 654 in the state, and one person dying of the mosquito-borne disease.

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