Development projects in J&K get wings post August 5, 2019 By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 10th April, 2021, 22:54

PM Modi had assured the people of J&K that the package announced by him was just a beginning and it was not a full stop

Development projects in J&K get wings post August 5, 2019

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Chinese leaders endorsed a sweeping overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system on Tuesday


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US Secretary Antony Blinken on Monday came out in support of the Philippines after "China's maritime militia" 


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UN panel finds 'alarming' media restrictions in Pakistan UN panel finds 'alarming' media restrictions in Pakistan

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In Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the security staff of an ancient Shiva temple was accused of stopping devotees from performing religious rituals 


Portugal sending 60 troops to beleaguered Mozambique Portugal sending 60 troops to beleaguered Mozambique

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Myanmar death toll tops 500 as protesters stage 'garbage strike' Myanmar death toll tops 500 as protesters stage 'garbage strike'

Security forces in the area fired a much heavier-calibre weapon than usual on Monday to clear a barricade of sand bags


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The contrast between tranquil village life and the busy artery of global shipping is stark


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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres criticized developed countries for creating a “stockpile” of Covid-19


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Egypt unwedges the giant Ever Given container ship which was stuck in the Suez Canal for nearly a week


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Blasphemy is punishable by death in Pakistan, and although no executions have been carried out, suspects are often killed by vigilantes


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