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3 JeM men shot in J&K

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Khursheed Wani | Srinagar

Three militants of pan-Islamic Jaish-e-Muhammad outfit including a ‘District Commander’ were shot dead by security forces in 18-hour long gun-battle in Rajpora pocket of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday. The slain militants were locals and one of them had joined the ranks only two weeks ago. Official sources said that…

Major among 4 soldiers killed in road mishap

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Pioneer News Service | Srinagar

Four soldiers including an Army Major died in a road accident in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday. The soldiers were returning to battalion headquarters when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell in deep gorge. Five soldiers have been injured in the accident. Sources said that a vehicle belonging…

Tunnel originated in Pak: Army

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

Labouring hard for over 10 days after detecting the presence of a tunnel along the Line of Control in Pallanwala area of Akhnoor sector in Jammu, the Indian Army on Tuesday claimed the 150-metre long tunnel originated towards the Pakistani side of the LoC and was designed to push in…

Sonia opens solar powered pumps in Raebareli

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | PNS | Lucknow

Congress president Sonia Gandhi concluded her two-day visit to Raebareli by inaugurating a dual solar water pump system and inspecting the development works in her parliamentary constituency. Gandhi inaugurated 170 dual solar water pump sets at Sanehi village under Rahi block and later visited several villages to monitor the development works.…

Guj Cong putting in serious efforts to restore lost glory

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Nayan Dave | GANDHINAGAR

Continuously depleting Gujarat Congress is finally putting serious efforts to bring some optimism among its workers through the ensuing bypolls in the State scheduled for September 13. The senior leaders of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) seem to have done research ahead of by-election of nine Assembly constituencies and Vadodara Lok…

Panic in Kannur as Marxists return to politics of murder

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

Is Kannur returning to the horrible days of politics of revenge murders once again? This is the question being asked now in every household in Kannur district, especially areas like Koothuparamba,Thalassery and Thalipparamba, after Monday’s brutal murder of RSS leader Manoj of Elanthottathil at Kathiroor allegedly by a Marxist killer…

MSY to kickstart bypoll campaign from Sept 7 with Mainpuri meet

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | PNS | Lucknow

Samajwadi Party national president Mulayam Singh Yadav will start election campaign for the by-elections in the State from September 7 by addressing meetings in Mainpuri parliamentary constituency. “Mulayam Singh Yadav will address public meetings in support of party candidate Tej Pratap Singh Yadav on September 7 and 8. He will address…

200 Pak Hindu families seek Indian citizenship

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR

Members of nearly 200 Pakistani Hindu families, who migrated from the neighbouring country and took shelter in Rajkot since 2005, have requested Rajkot Collector to grant Indian citizenship. Nearly 1,000 such people are residing in the commercial capital of Saurashtra region —Rajkot for almost a decade in Ganeshnagar area. According to…

Israeli tourists’ image all set for makeover

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Mayabhushan | Panaji

Accused by Goa’s Roman Catholic Church as well as politicians of being boorish, drug-craving, adulterous and ghetto-minded, the image of the typical Israeli tourist to Goa is all set for a makeover. Goa, the ‘westernised’ State on the west coast of India which continues to be a destination for Israel’s young…

Red tape boosts TN man-animal conflict

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Kumar Chellappan | chennai

A major initiative by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (previously known as Project Tiger) to eliminate man-animal conflict and save hundreds of human lives as well as wildlife is coming to a naught in Tamil Nadu due to apathy and callousness of a section of junior level officials in the…

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STATE EDITIONS

IIIT classes to start from 2015

03 Sep 2014 | ANANYA BORGOHAIN

Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand on Tuesday inspected construction work underway at the sprawling Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) campus in Naya Raipur. During his inspection, he directed the officials concerned to speed up construction work and to complete them within the prescribed time limit...

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SOUND BITES

India's commitment to non-violence is total. It is in the DNA of Indian society. This is above any international treaty.

Prime Minister | Narendra Modi

It's nice that my songs have been hits, but I don't hype my success. I don't intend to create history or top the music charts.

Composer-singer | Mithoon

The seizure by Israel of a large swathe of land in Bethlehem risks paving the way for further settlement activity. Israel must refrain.

UN Secretary-General | Ban Ki-moon
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