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Baramulla gears up for polls, more than 17 lakh voters  to cast ballot in 5th phase tomorrow    

Srinagar: Around 17,37,865 electorates would be casting their ballot in 2,103 polling stations established across the Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency during 5th phase of ongoing...

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As mercury soars, MeT predicts light rains today

By: Owais Gul Srinagar: While the weatherman here has predicted light rains tomorrow, the mercury continued to rise at multiple places across Jammu and Kashmir while the maximum temperature in Srinagar, the summer capital of the Union Territory, has settled at 29.4 degree Celsius. According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir, has the hottest amongst all the stations where the maximum temperature settled at 41.6 degree Celsius. Almost all the stations of Kashmir have recorded the maximum temperature around 30 degrees Celsius. In Qazigund, the gateway of Kashmir, the mercury settled at 29.2 degree Celsius while Pahalgam, a famous tourist destination, recorded a maximum temperature of 24.6 degree Celsius. Kupwara...

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India to regain its share in global trade on back of sustained growth rates: DPIIT Secretary

New Delhi: In 2012, India was at 11th place in the world GDP rankings and today, the country is at the fifth position -- jumping six places in the last decade or so and it is only inevitable that we will go to the third spot in the next 2-3 years, Rajesh Kumar Singh, Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), said on Saturday. Speaking at a session on the second day of the 'CII Annual Business Summit 2024' in the national capital, Singh said that the country is in a position to regain “its historical share in global trade and investment on the back of sustained growth rates”. He also said that the...

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