Friday , 21 September 2018

National News

Million of devotees throng Puri for rath yatra

PURI: Millions of devotees from across the country and abroad thronged this pilgrim town on Tuesday  when Lord Jagannath, the presiding deity of the 12th-century temple here, set off on his annual sojourn to his aunt’s house accompanied by elder brother Lord Balabhadra and sister Devi Subhadra on three majestic wooden chariots.

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J&K parties for inquiry into deaths

SRINAGAR: In a two-pronged strategy to defuse the current crisis in Jammu and Kashmir, an all-party meeting on Monday called for an independent inquiry into the death of civilians and also urged the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh to give fillip to “internal and external dialogue.”

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