updated 4:03 PM GMT, Jan 25, 2015

Airlifting of people stranded in Ladakh begins

 Airlifting of people stranded in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region, due to the landslide blockade of a river, began Sunday, the state government said.

 

"Following the directions of Governor N.N. Voh

  • Jammu:KD|IANS
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Effort fails to raise AirAsia plane fuselage

A fresh attempt to raise the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed into the Java Sea last month killing all 162 on board, failed Sunday after it was considered to be too fragile to be lifte

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Tibetans expect Modi, Obama to discuss their cause

Exiled Tibetans of Dharamsala are expecting U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to nudge China to resolve the vexed Tibet issue.

Tibetans living in-exile hoped that bot

  • Dharamshala: ANI
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30 killed in artillery fire in Ukraine

At least 30 people were killed and 93 others sustained injuries when artillery struck parts of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, according to the government of Donetsk province, loyal to Kiev.

A spokesm

  • Kiev: IANS/EFE
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US President Obama arrives in India

U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on Sunday reached New Delhi for their three-day visit of India.

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the Air Force Station at Palam to greet

  • New Delh:ANI
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Cordon, searches in Varmul town

Government forces on Saturday cordoned off the Varmul town in north Kashmir after receiving input about the presence of militants, a senior Indian army officer said. 

The officer, who spoke on the con

  • Srinagar: KD | GNS
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Major search operation launched in Kashmir's Poonch

The government forces Saturday launched a major search operation in parts of Poonch district near the Line of Control that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

The searches were launc

  • Poonch: MS Nazki | GNS
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18 Kashmir officials suspended

The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday suspended 18 officials from various departments for dereliction of duty, an official spokesman said here.

He said in Kashmir's Budgam district, the Additional

  • Srinagar: KD
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255 Kashmir policemen promoted

The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday promoted 255 constables to the post of head constables, an official said here. 

He said Inspector General of Police Kashmir, A.G Mir issued the promotion orde

  • Srinagar: KD
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