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1. A 12-year-old boy, hailing from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), was detained shortly after he ventured into this side in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir today.

2. The Jammu and Kashmir Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) has started cluster-level skill competitions in the run-up to the World Skills Competition to be held in Russia next year.

3. The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today staged a demonstration here as part of its campaign to press for early deportation of Rohingyas and Bangladeshi nationals.

4. Pakistani troops today targeted forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Copyright © Jammu Links News

5. Visitors to Kashmir would be able to get a delightful view of the breathtaking rural landscape next month onwards as the Tourism department and Railways are introducing a see-through vistadome coach on the only rail line .

6. Over 180 Anganwadi centres, four health institutions and a district library were found locked during a day-long inspection of various government offices in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a government official said today adding appropriate action had been initiated against erring officers.

7. Chief Justice Dipak Misra "should consider recusing himself" from judicial and administrative work till allegations of misconduct against him are cleared, said the Congress on Sunday as it defended its move to impeach the top judge of the Supreme Court.

8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping will meet in China's Wuhan city for an informal summit to strengthen bilateral ties on April 27 and 28.

9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday underlined the support the BJP had received from backward sections of the society by noting that it had the maximum number of elected lawmakers from OBC, Dalit and tribal communities, and asserted that its reach was no longer confined to a particular class, urban centres or north India.

10. Over 14384 cases were disposed of during the National Lok Adalat held across Jammu and Kashmir today

11. The BJP, the junior ally in the PDP-led government in Jammu and Kashmir government, today accused opposition parties of playing dirty politics for their demand of a CBI probe into the alleged rape-and-murder of a minor girl in Kathua, saying only higher courts can transfer the case to the central agency as charge sheet has already been filed.

12. Jammu and Kashmir Congress president G A Mir today blamed the PDP-BJP coalition government for the deteriorating situation in the state, saying that both the parties are doing politics over sensitive issues.

13. India and Pakistan have squandered a lot of good chances to resolve the Kashmir issue, but there are still opportunities, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah has said.

 

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