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18 July, 2018 11:37 PM Shiv Sena Keeps The Suspense Over Trust Vote, But BJP Is Confident

Shiv Sena, the most cantankerous member of the BJP-led NDA coalition, will vote against the opposition's no confidence motion that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will face on Friday, union minister Ananth Kumar has claimed. "The NDA is united and will vote against the motion." the union minister said on Wednesday, responding to repeated questions 47

18 July, 2018 7:04 PM Cabinet Nod To Bill For Death Penalty For Rape Of Girl Below 12 Years

A bill, which provides for stringent punishment including death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years, will be introduced in the Monsoon Session of Parliament, which began on Wednesday. The decision was taken today at a meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad 31

18 July, 2018 3:35 PM Government ropes in Google to create 3D views of monuments on Incredible India website

Tourism minister KJ Alphons expressed hope that this virtual reality experience will inspire tourists to visit India. The tourism ministry has initiated a project with Google to offer 3D views of Indian monuments on the website of Incredible India. As per a report in The Economic Times, tourism minister KJ Alphons said: "We want to give tourists a virtual 66

16 July, 2018 12:40 PM CBI chargesheets Farooq Abdullah, 3 others for alleged irregularities in JKCA

The CBI today filed a charge sheet against former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah and three others in a special court in Srinagar in connection with alleged irregularities and misappropriation of funds in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association. The agency has levelled charges of criminal conspiracy and criminal breach of trust under 26

16 July, 2018 10:43 AM Separatist Aasiya Andrabi, 2 Others Sent To One-Month Judicial Custody

Kashmiri separatist Aasiya Andrabi was today sent to one-month judicial custody by a Delhi court in connection with a case of allegedly waging war against the country with support from Pakistan. Aasiya Andrabi, who is chief of the banned outfit Dukhtaran-e-Milat, was produced before the court along with her two women associates, after the expiry of their 63

14 July, 2018 7:50 AM Soldier Injured In Sniper Fire In Jammu And Kashmir

A soldier was injured when he was reportedly shot by a Pakistani sniper from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, officials said today. The incident took place last evening when the soldier was manning a forward post in Akhnoor sector's Khour area, they said. He suffered a bullet injury in his upper body area. The soldier 37

13 July, 2018 6:58 AM Fresh batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath yatra

Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 3,451 pilgrims today left a base camp here for Kashmir to undertake the annual Amarnath yatra, the police said. The 60-day yatra to the 3,880 metre high holy cave in south Kashmir Himalayas commenced on June 28 and so far over 1.51 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at the shrine. The pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar 40

12 July, 2018 9:29 AM Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible Fallout Climax Set In Kashmir But Filmed In New Zealand. Here's Why

Mission: Impossible Fallout director said that they needed a "more politically complex" world for the film The climax sequence of Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible Fallout is set in Kashmir, which was recreated in New Zealand, director Christopher McQuarrie told news agency IANS. The director described New Zealand as a "nice and safe country" and added 82

12 July, 2018 4:18 AM Over 1 Lakh Pilgrims Visit Amarnath Shrine In 14 Days

A fresh batch of 3,419 pilgrims left Jammu on Thursday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the annual Amarnath Yatra. An official said so far over 1,33,000 pilgrims have performed the pilgrimage in the past two weeks. "Since it began on June 28, some 1,33,481 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the holy cave shrine," he said. On Wednesday alone, 15,696 yatris 41

10 July, 2018 10:21 AM J&K: 2 militants killed, security personnel injured in encounter in Shopian

Two militants were killed and a security personnel was injured today in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said. Three civilians were also hurt after protestors clashed with security forces near the site of the gunbattle in Kundullan village, they said. Bodies of two militants were recovered from the site at Kundullan in the district 42