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No response to Biren’s call for negotiations with civil society organisations

There has been no response from civil society organisations to the invitation from Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren for negotiations on a collective effort “to protect Manipur’s interests”. Manipur has been reeling under burgeoning protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and the pending Naga agreement. Mr. Biren said on Tuesday that he was ready […]

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Terrorist hideout busted in J-K, 7 IEDs seized

Security forces on Tuesday seized improvised explosive devices and a wireless set from a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said. The seizure was made during a search operation that was launched on Sunday following information from villagers about the movement of suspicious people in a forest in Surankote, they said. Seven […]

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Four JeM associates, responsible for carrying out blast in J-K’s Pulwama, arrested

Four associates of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), who were responsible for carrying out a blast in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, have been arrested, police said on Tuesday. While investigating the terror attack that took place in the Arihal area of Pulwama in July, police learnt about the involvement of a person, Sharik Ahmad, who […]

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TN fishermen attacked, chased away by SL Navy

More than 2,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were allegedly chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were fishing near Katchatheevu islet, a fishermen association leader said here on Tuesday. The fishermen from this island town had ventured into the sea on Monday evening in 540 boats and were fishing off Katchatheevu when a team […]