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Anantnag town shuts against alleged police highhandedness

Anantnag town shuts against alleged police highhandedness

Srinagar, Oct 7 (UNI) Normal life was today crippled due to a strike against alleged highhandedness of police in main Anantnag town in south Kashmir. Meanwhile, traders held a sit-in protest at Lal Chowk in Anantnag, alleging that some policemen yesterday damaged their shops and thrashed them during an anti-braid chopping protest in the area. Shouting ‘anti-forces’ slogans, the traders demanded immediate action against the accused policemen. “We were not protesting, but the police still came and ransacked some of our shop and thrashed many shopkeepers yesterday in the town,” a protesting trader said. Shops and business establishments were closed since early this morning in main Anantnag town in support of the strike called by local traders’ body against yesterday’s incident. However, reports of normalcy were received from other parts of the district. UNI ABS SB 1350

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Ballot papers should be used in place of EVMs in elections: Akhilesh

21 Mar 2018 | 11:15 PM

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Bangalore Naga bodies rescue Nagaland youths

21 Mar 2018 | 11:12 PM

Kohima Mar 21 (UNI) The Naga Students’ Union of Bangalore (NSUB) and the Eastern Naga Students’ Union of Bangalore (ENSUB) have rescued five minors from Nagaland, who had fled their homes in search of employment in Bangalore.

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Coast Guard Conducts crucial Search and Rescue exercise in Andaman Sea

21 Mar 2018 | 11:09 PM

Port Blair, Mar 21 (UNI) The Regional Level Marine Search And Rescue Exercise - 2018, was conducted at sea off Port Blair today, with the objective to ascertain preparedness of the Indian Coast Guard along with stakeholders in responding to a major marine/aircraft accident in Andaman seas in line with the provisions of National Maritime Search and Rescue(NMSAR) manual.

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Tripura to brand pineapple internationally

21 Mar 2018 | 11:03 PM

Agartala, March 21 (UNI) Tripura chief minister sought support from Union Minister for DoNER and PMO Jitendra Singh to brand world class queen variety of pineapple.

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Shivpal ,Raja Bhaiyya attend SP dinner for RS Polls

21 Mar 2018 | 11:00 PM

Lucknow ,Mar 21(UNI) Presence of Shivpal Singh Yadav and Independent MLA Raghuraj Ratan Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya in the dinner of the Samajwadi Party here on Wednesday night has given some respite to party president Akhilesh Yadav.

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