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JKLF banned for ‘promoting terror, secession’

IANS New Delhi The Indian government on Friday outlawed the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) led by Muhammad Yasin Malik, alleging it was responsible for promoting terrorism and secessionism in the state. Home Secretary ..

6 killed in J&K gun battles between forces & militants

AFP Srinagar A 12-year-old boy was among six people killed in three separate gun battles between rebels and security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, the police and army said Friday. Clashes have raged in the restive ..

Arundhati slams Indian media for ramping up tensions between India and Pakistan

Tribune News Network Doha In an interview with Al Jazeera English’s UpFront, Arundhati Roy, the award-winning author and activist, criticised the Indian press for ramping up tensions between India and Pakistan. “They’re more ..

IANS New Delhi India’s love affair with Morocco is nearly 700 years old, from much before the country’s cuisine gained international repute. Located on the southern rim of the Mediterranean, Morocco was on the Spice Route from ..

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala’s Director General of Police Jacob Thomas, currently in suspension since December 2017, has put in his papers so as to to contest the Lok Sabha elections. Thomas had another 18 months to go for ..

IANS Patna The Grand Alliance on Friday announced a seat sharing pact in Bihar under which the RJD will contest 20 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats and the Congress 9 while smaller parties will be in contention in the remaining constituencies. ..

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani soldiers exchanged heavy gunfire on Friday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, the Defence Ministry said. “At 3.45 pm the Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire and ..

Washington: Four Indian American teenagers have been awarded $25,000 each for developing innovative approaches to address environmental issues. The recipients of the award are Anjali Chadha (16) of Kentucky, Preeti Sai ..

IANS New Delhi The Election Commission of India on Friday joined Twitter ahead of the Lok Sabha elections while the micro-blogging site also launched a special election emoji aimed at encouraging participation in ..

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Excise officials on Friday seized Rs 13 crore worth of hashish oil and have taken into custody here five men in this regard, a top official said. Excise officials acted following a tip-off and took into ..

IANS New Delhi Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa made payouts of Rs 1,800 crore to senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), judges and lawyers, claimed The Caravan in its report on Friday, further adding that ..