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  • Two soldiers injured as Pakistan opens fire at forward posts along LoC in Poonch district of J-K: Army
2 security men among 4 injured in grenade attack in Kashmir's SoporeSecurity forces immediately cordoned off the area and launched a search operation to trace the militants involved in the attack. File photo

2 security men among 4 injured in grenade attack in Kashmir's Sopore

24 Sep 2017 | 10:32 AM

SRINAGAR: At least four persons, including two security men, were injured in a grenade attack in north Kashmir’s Sopore sub-district on Sunday morning. The police said militants lobbed grenade towards security forces in the main market, injuring four persons, including a policeman and a CRPF jawan.

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Majid Jahangir

Tribune News Service

Srinagar, September 24

At least four persons, including two security men, were injured in a grenade attack in north Kashmir’s Sopore sub-district on Sunday morning.

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The police said militants lobbed grenade towards security forces in the main market, injuring four persons, including a policeman and a CRPF jawan.

“The injured were shifted to hospital, where their condition is stated to be stable," a police officer said.

The security forces immediately cordoned off the area and launched a search operation to trace the militants involved in the attack.

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24 Sep 2017 | 11:37 AM

VARANASI: Several Banaras Hindu University students were injured on Saturday night when Uttar Pradesh Police allegedly lathicharged them outside the Vice-Chancellor’s residence.

Militant killed in ongoing Baramulla gunfight

Militant killed in ongoing Baramulla gunfight

24 Sep 2017 | 10:33 AM

SRINAGAR: An unidentfied militant has been killed in a gunfight that is under way close to the Line to Control in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, officials said. The gunfight broke in Kalgai Uri, over 110 km from Srinagar, when the Army noticed movement of militants.

Rahul 'thanks' Sushma for recognising Cong's 'vision'

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24 Sep 2017 | 11:05 AM

NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for recognising his government's "great vision" of setting up IITs and IIMs during the United Nations General Assembly address.

'Mann ki Baat' integrates sections of society: Modi

'Mann ki Baat' integrates sections of society: Modi

24 Sep 2017 | 11:37 AM

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his monthly radio programme "Mann Ki Baat" has played an important role in the integration of every section of society and improving the governance by getting nationwide inputs.

US bombers fly close to North Korea's coast

US bombers fly close to North Korea's coast

24 Sep 2017 | 11:03 AM

WASHINGTON: The US flew bombers near North Korea's coast on Saturday, an action the Defense Department said was meant to send a clear message to Pyongyang about the country's military options.

Sushma at UN: We create IITs, Pak jihad factories

Sushma at UN: We create IITs, Pak jihad factories

24 Sep 2017 | 2:21 AM

NEW DELHI:Terror dominated External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s speech in New York as she addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) for the third consecutive time.

3 Indian-origin leaders elected to New Zealand's Parliament

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24 Sep 2017 | 9:41 AM

AUCKLAND: Three Indian-origin politicians, including two women, have been elected to New Zealand's Parliament in the General Election, in which the center-right governing party has been placed first but failed to capture a parliamentary majority.

74-year-old jailed for sexually assaulting 5-year-old girl

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24 Sep 2017 | 9:33 AM

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court has sentenced a septuagenarian to 10-year rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl, saying the nature of the offence does not merit any leniency.

Scribe, mother found killed; SIT to probe

Scribe, mother found killed; SIT to probe

24 Sep 2017 | 2:21 AM

MOHALI:Senior journalist KJ Singh (65) and his mother Gurcharan Kaur (92) were foundbrutally murdered at their residence here this afternoon.

Police to probe cases of dera’s ‘missing’

Police to probe cases of dera’s ‘missing’

24 Sep 2017 | 2:21 AM

CHANDIGARH:In fresh trouble for Dera Sacha Sauda, Sirsa SP Ashwin Shenvim today constituted an SIT (special investigating team) to probe complaints of kin of 25 persons gone missing from the dera.

Stressed assets key area  of concern, warns CEA

Stressed assets key area of concern, warns CEA

24 Sep 2017 | 9:22 AM

NEW DELHI:The term of Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian will be extended by a year till October 2018, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

No extra time for medical admissions: Apex court

No extra time for medical admissions: Apex court

24 Sep 2017 | 11:33 AM

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has refused to extend the time for filling vacant seats in super-specialty, postgraduate and MBBS courses beyond September 14, saying it would not be appropriate.

CITY FOCUS

NoMembers of the BKU cross a waterlogged area after heavy rain at the grain market in Mehmadpur village, 5 km from Patiala, on Saturday. Tribune photo: Rajesh Sachar

Farmers seek nod for protest march

24 Sep 2017 | 1:46 AM

PATIALA: Hundreds of farmers and their families today continued their protest against the state government despite the rain that lashed the region throughout the day.

Don’t mislead them, Capt to union leaders

24 Sep 2017 | 1:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has urged leaders of the farming community in the state to stop “misleading the farmers with false statements on the issue of loan waiver”.

Jassi case: No extradition yet, cops to return today

24 Sep 2017 | 1:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Police team that had gone to Canada to bring two alleged plotters in the Jassi honour killing case is scheduled to return empty-handed tomorrow following the stay on their extradition.

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SIT to investigate Panipat schoolgirl molestation

SIT to investigate Panipat schoolgirl molestation

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

PANIPAT: Deputy Commissioner Chander Shekhar Khare today constituted a six-member special investigation team (SIT) to inquire the incident of molestation of a nine-year-old student in the toilet of The Millennium school.

800 units get notice to pay development charges

24 Sep 2017 | 12:20 AM

SOLAN: The Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh Development Authority (BBNDA) has issued show-cause notices to more than 800 industrial units to deposit external development charges (EDC) which were approved last year by the government.

Two soldiers injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire

24 Sep 2017 | 12:07 PM

JAMMU: Two soldiers were on Sunday injured as Pakistan opened fire at forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said.

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23 Sep 2017 | 12:28 AM

DEHRADUN:Taking a U-turn on the CBI probe into NH-74 land scam, Chief Minister TS Rawat has stated that the agency had not accepted the government’s request to take up the investigation.

Germany votes as history beckons for Merkel, and far-right

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24 Sep 2017 | 12:15 PM

BERLIN: Germans began voting in a national election on Sunday that is likely to see Chancellor Angela Merkel win a historic fourth term and a far-right party enter Parliament for the first time in more than half a century.

Diesel, petrol prices will fall soon but don’t expect tax cut: Oil Minister

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23 Sep 2017 | 7:43 PM

AHMEDABAD: Attributing the recent rise in fuel prices to a hurricane in the US, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said the rates will come down in the next few days. “Fuel prices have gone up recently due to the hurricane in the US. As the prices reduce in the international market, they will come down here also,” Pradhan told reporters here.

NoWrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav bowl in the nets ahead of the third ODI in Indore on Sunday. REUTERS

India close in, Oz seek turnaround

24 Sep 2017 | 2:04 AM

INDORE:Surprise, surprise! In sharp contrast to their preparations for the first and second ODIs, where leg-spinners and chinaman bowlers crowded their nets, Australia had no chinaman bowler and just one leg-spinner in their nets on the eve of the third ODI here today.

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All-night queues for a ticket in Indore!

24 Sep 2017 | 2:04 AM

INDORE:So, you love cricket? Maybe you do but you can’t love the sport as much as the residents of Indore do.

India A bowl out NZ for 147

24 Sep 2017 | 2:04 AM

NEW DELHI:India A were in a commanding position as New Zealand collapsed from 72 for no loss to 147 all out on Day 1 of the first unofficial four-day Test.

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