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Less movement of people, traffic ahead of Friday prayers

Srinagar: While Kashmir has been graduallyreturning to normalcy, movement of people and traffic was comparatively less today due to apprehension of law and order problems after the Friday congregational prayers. The unrest in the Valley, triggered after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces on July 8, has

Increased movement of people, traffic in Srinagar

Srinagar: There was a semblance of normalcyin Srinagar as increased movement of people and traffic was witnessed in the city today, but life elsewhere in Kashmir Valley remained affected due to a separatist-sponsored strike. As more people defied the separatist diktats by coming out to carry out their day to day activities, a large number

Imran Khan claims India trying to derail ‘reform movement’

Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has accused India of trying to sabotage his partys “reform movement”, a media report said. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, the former cricketer-turned-politicoan said that since India was aware it could not defeat a nuclear-armed state militarily, therefore, it was trying to “implode” Pakistan under a new “doctrine”,

Varsity set to document Punjabi Suba movement

Patiala: After more than 50 years of Punjabi Suba movement, respective governments and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) have failed to get the history of Punjabi Suba compiled and documented. Now Punjabi University has taken the step in this regard and constituted a committee to start the work. It may be mentioned here that Shiromani

Lipstick Under My Burkha’ typifies what’s wrong with feminist movement

Mumbai: The trailer of Alankrita Shrivastava’s film, very strategically and with thesis-like precision gives us four women from different age groups who just want to throw it — the burkha — off and breathe easy. The burkha is of course a metaphor. And one that Germaine Greer would have grabbed at greedily 30 years ago.

‘Healthy Patiala Movement’ launched to keep residents fit

Patiala: In an attempt to follow on footsteps of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi , Patiala Improvement Trust has decided to launch “Healthy Patiala Movement” with a vision to improve the health of people living in royal city. Under the movement trust has decided to set up open Gym’s in all the big parks of the

Troops open fire after ‘suspicious movement’ on LoC

Srinagar: Border Security Force (BSF) troopers opened fire following suspicious movement along the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Police said the BSF troops posted in the upper bore area of the LoC in Keran sector noticed some suspicious movement after which they fired. “Searches have been started in the

Homeless movement protests mar Olympics football semi-final

Sao Paulo (Brazil): Protests marred the semi-final match between Germany and Nigeria in the Olympic men’s football competitions here. The match, played at the Arena Corinthians Stadium here on Wednesday, was marked by a protest against the government of the interim president Michel Temer, led by the Homeless Workers’ movement (MTST), reports Efe. Nearly 5,000

Indian cinema played vital role in freedom movement: Naidu

New Delhi: Union Information & Broad casting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today inaugurated the Independence Day Film Festival and said Indian cinema has helped inculcate the feeling of patriotism among the citizens. “Indian cinema played a vital role not only during the freedom movement but also helped propagate the deeds of our leaders. There are a

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