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Hailstorm damages cherry crop in Ganderbal

By Mir Showkat Ganderbal: Hailstorm amid  rains have caused massive damages to cherry crop in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Friday. According to reports  cherry crop in Lar, Watlar, Waliwar, Chanthan, Gulabpora areas have been badly hit by the turbulent weather conditions. Reports of his have also been received from Tral subdivision of Pulwama district […]

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Abducted husband-wife duo of Arwani Anantnag released with gunshot wounds

  Anantnag:  The husband-wife duo who were abducted by unidentified gunmen last evening have been released but both have gunshot wounds in legs and are being treated at the medical facility. They, Nusrat and Mudassir Ahmad Makroo, are resident of  Arwani area of Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantnag. Nusrat is being treated at Sub District […]

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Army officers whose bases were attacked by militants in J&K may be told to ‘go home’: report

Army officers whose bases were attacked by militants in J&K may be told to ‘go home’: report

New Delhi: New Delhi has recommended to the Indian army high command that those officers should “go home” who were in charge of the Uri brigade, the Sunjuwan military camp and the Nagrota army base in Jammu and Kashmir when militants attacked their bases in past few years, Hindustan Times reported on Friday. “The government […]

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‘Even if my people victimize me, they’ll still be treated with dignity’ were Morsi’s last words

‘Even if my people victimize me, they’ll still be treated with dignity’ were Morsi’s last words

Cairo: Immediate medical help was denied to former President of Egypt Mohammad Morsi, who died on Monday, after he collapsed in court house. A report by Washington Post quoting Morsi supporters, including three of his attorneys who were inside courtroom, said that ‘at least 20 minutes, and perhaps as many as 40 minutes, elapsed between […]

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Lightening kills man in Rajouri

  Rajouri: One person was killed and other received injuries after lightening struck Bari Darhal area in Rajouri district in Jammu division of the J&K state. The deceased has been identified as Abdul Razaq Chowdhary, a resident of Bari Darhal. Officials said that the incident happened during intervening night of Thursday and Friday. The deceased was […]

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Body of 85-year old man found in power canal in Uri

Body of 85-year old man found in power canal in Uri

By Peerzada Waseem   Uri: The body of missing 85-year old man was found inside the Power Canal Power Project Uri  in north Kashmir Baramulla on Friday. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Azam Sudan, S/o Faqeer Mohd Sudan. The body was fished out in Bimayar area of Uri.

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GVEI students outshine in SQAY National Championship

GVEI students outshine in SQAY National Championship

    Sriangar: G.M.Dar National Championship and 10th International SQAY Masters Cup was organized by SQAY Federation of India from 14th – 19th June, 2019 at Pahalgam. Also High Altitude SQAY National Coaching Camp was held by J&K SQAY Association. Team from 19 states of India and 8 countries were a part of the camp […]

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Four drug peddlers slapped with PSA in Kupwara

  Kupwara: Four drug peddlers have been slapped with Public Safety Act in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, official said on Friday. The four have been identified as Riyaz Ahmad Badan,  Mudasir Ahmad Piswal, Tanveer Ahmad Raina and Zameer Ahmad Raina, all residents of Amrohie Karnah. A police officials said that a huge quantity of Brown Sugar […]

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Panic in KP Road Anantnag as forces fire in air

  By Sameer Ahmad   Anantnag: Panic gripped KP road of Anantnag district, where a fidayeen attack took place last week,  on Friday after gunshots were heard in the area. According to sources CRPF personnel deployed in the area fired aerial gunshots following two borne persons were asked to stop but did not. The bike […]

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Woman found dead at her Chanapora residence in Srinagar

Woman found dead at her Chanapora residence in Srinagar

Srinagar: A woman was found hanging at her residence in Methan area of Chanapora in the outskirts of capital city Srinagar. Reports said that a woman (name withheld), a resident of Methan was found hanging in her room. The family members of the woman, after spotting her hanging inside the room, immediately rushed her to Ahmad’s Hospital Nowgam […]

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Tourist dies of cardiac arrest in Ganderbal

By Mir Showkat   Ganderbal: A tourist from Rajasthan died of cardiac arrest in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district while returning from Leh. The deceased has been identified as Kishan Lal Bujran son of Sham Lal Bujran. He was resident of Rajasthan. Officials said that he fell unconscious in a vehicle near Sonamarg and was rushed […]

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Syed Ali Geelani barred from attending function at KU

Syed Ali Geelani barred from attending function at KU

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani was Friday disallowed to attend Urdu Book Fair funtion at Kashmir University. Geelani was scheduled to attend Urdu Book fair function today, Hurriyat leader said. Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) was invited by students of KU for the function while as he had accepted […]

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J&K Bank shall emerge better from the current situation: MD J&K Bank assures investors,  stakeholders 

J&K Bank shall emerge better from the current situation: MD J&K Bank assures investors,  stakeholders 

  Srinagar: The Chairman and MD of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Mr. Rajesh Kumar Chhibber today reassured all stakeholders that the Bank’s business is not impacted in any manner by the recent developments and ongoing investigations undertaken by the State Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB). He further said that the Bank is a unique institution, […]

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Dogs create fear among commuters in Bohri Kadal, chase every passerby

Dogs create fear among commuters in Bohri Kadal, chase every passerby
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Fire breaks out in receiving station Karan Nagar

Fire breaks out in receiving station Karan Nagar
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Building collapses in Rajouri, one dead, six injured

Building collapses in Rajouri, one dead, six injured

  Rajouri:  A man died while six of his family members were injured when a building collapsed on them in Rajouri district of Jammu division of the state on Thursday. The incident happened in Devlian village of Kalakote tehsil. Reports said that seven person were stuck under the debris, of which six injured have been […]

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No forecast of heavy rains, says MeT; I&FC is well equipped, well prepared to tackle any situation, says Chief Engineer  

No forecast of heavy rains, says MeT; I&FC is well equipped, well prepared to tackle any situation, says Chief Engineer  

by Ovais Gul Srinagar: Amid reports of heavy rain for the next five days, the local Meteorological department here has rejected the prediction, saying that only light rainfall would occur in the Valley on June 22-23. Talking to The INS, Deputy Director MeT, Mukhtar Ahmad said that there was no prediction of heavy downpour for the […]

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National Level workshop on Anti-Doping awareness held at KU

National Level workshop on Anti-Doping awareness held at KU

Srinagar: A one-day National level Workshop on anti-doping awareness was held at University of Kashmir (KU) here on Thursday. The workshop was organised by M. P.ED Wing of Directorate of Physical Education and Sports, KU, in association with National Anti Doping Agency (NADA), Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India (GoI). The aim […]

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Bus Stand Pulwama turns into garbage dumping yard, officials promise action

Bus Stand Pulwama turns into garbage dumping yard, officials promise action

By Mudassir Maqbool Pulwama: General Bus Stand Pulwama has been turned into a garbage dumping yard as heaps of waste is lying scattered in the area and Municipal Committee fails clear the area. Locals accuse MC Pulwama of willfully not clearing the area of waste collected by them around the area. “They have failed to […]

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Ganderbal: Six teachers for 120 students at GMS Khojabagh, authorities promise to send 3 more teachers

Ganderbal: Six teachers for 120 students at GMS Khojabagh, authorities promise to send 3 more teachers

By Mir Showkat Ganderbal: A government primary school has been badly hit by staff crunch effecting education of enrolled students in Ganderbal districts Khojabagh Koundbal area. The school, Government Middle school comes under Tulmulla Zone. Residents, whose wards study at the school, complain that only six teachers have been made available for 120 students in […]

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Weatherman predicts wet spell from June 20

Srinagar: Forecaster on Thursday predicted a wet spell from June 20 with isolated rains and thunderstorms in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. According to the  weatherman forecasted heavy rains in isolated places across state in next 5 days. The Indian MeT department predicted scattered rains and thundershowers on June 23 and 24 and isolated […]

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Anantnag: Staff crunch hits PHC Adlash Magam, fails to realise plan of serving almost 25k souls

Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: The Primary Health center in Adlash Magam Tehsil Salar in south Kashmir’s Anantnag District are lacks Gynecologist, doctors, shortage of staff members and ambulance services irking residents. The hospital is about 40 kms away from main town Anantnag with a total staff of 11 employees. Established in September 2015 inaugurated by Chaudhary […]

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Missing Baramulla youth apprehended in Ramban

Missing Baramulla youth apprehended in Ramban

  Srinagar: Police on Thursday said that it has three youth missing from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district have been found are in their custody. “They were traveling in a vehicle near Digdol Ramban when apprehended,” they said. The trio have been identified as Mohd Umaid S/o Bashir Ahmad dar R/0 Woddara Baramulla (14), Marouf Hamid […]

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Hailstorm damages crops in Tral

Hailstorm damages crops in Tral

By Basharat Rashid Pulwama: Massive hailstorm damaged crops in Tral subdivision of Pulwama district on Thursday noon. According locals hailstorm has damage to crops including of walnut, and apples in many villages. They said that for 10 minutes the downpour continued over thousands of Kanals of land in Panner Jagir, Bhatnoor, Karmulla, Basmai and Nogdi […]

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Protests in Qazigund as Army vehicle injures 4-year old

By Sameer Ahmad Qazigund:  Protests erupted in Qazigung area of Anantnag district after an Army vehicle hit and injured a minor boy on Thursday.  According to locals a 4-year old boy Muzammil Ahmad Wagay son of Ghulam Hassan Wagay a resident of Wuzur Qazigund was hit by an army vehicle, part of a convoy. Youth […]

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India responds positively to Pakistan’s offer for talks: Report

India responds positively to Pakistan’s offer for talks: Report

Islamabad: India has expressed readiness for dialogue with Pakistan, a source in the Foreign Office (FO) said on Thursday. This was communicated in letters by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar to their Pakistani counterparts. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a letter written to felicitate Modi on assuming office […]

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Sanctioned year ago Aripal tehsil awaits construction of receiving station

By  BASHARAT RASHID PULWAMA: The Construction of power receiving station in Aripal tehsil of Pulwama district has not been started even after the identification, demarcation of land and cutting of trees for the purpose. Locals told INS that after the back to back requests from the people, a receiving station was sanctioned for Aripal tehsil and […]

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Reduce term of J&K assembly to five years, demands BJP

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded that the term of the state assembly should be reduced from six to five years, saying the state must have laws similar to those enacted by Parliament for the entire country. “Like other states, Jammu and Kashmir is also an integral […]

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J&K Bank hits 10-year low after raid at sacked chairman’s residence

J&K Bank hits 10-year low after raid at sacked chairman’s residence

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Bank shares fell 10 percent intraday on June 19 after a media report indicated that former chairman residence has been raided by Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB). The stock touched a day’s low of Rs 33.50, the lowest price since May 2009. At 1238 hours IST, it was quoting at Rs 34.40, down […]

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Smooth conduct of Amarnath yatra a challenge, will ensure safe pilgrimage: Guv Malik   

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said that situation in Jammu and Kashmir is very good; saying that the smooth conduct of Amarnath yatra is a challenge for his administration. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function here at SKICC, Governor said that the situation in the […]

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Transformer damaged month back, protests in Pulwama against PDD

Transformer damaged month back, protests in Pulwama against PDD

By Mudassir Maqbool Pulwama: Pulwama residents are accusing PDD department for failing to repair damaged transformer since a month putting whole area into darkness. Villagers protested against PDD and marched to the office of Tehsildar. He was absent from his office . Villagers told INS that despite repeated pleas to officials to repair the transformer […]

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Four children trapped on a rope way over river Tawi rescued

  Srinagar: Four children who were trapped in a rope trolly over River Tawi have been rescued by police personnel. According to reports the four children are safe now. Chenani Police successfully evacuated them to a safe zone.   Details emerging .

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UN calls for ‘prompt and thorough’ probe into Morsi’s death

UN calls for ‘prompt and thorough’ probe into Morsi’s death

Cairo: The UN human rights office has called for a prompt and thorough probe into the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, a day after he collapsed and died inside a Cairo courtroom on Tuesday. “Any sudden death in custody must be followed by a prompt, impartial, thorough and transparent investigation carried out by […]

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Police orders probe after signboard with ‘don’t use mobile phone while drinking’ installed on Mughal Road

Police orders probe after signboard with ‘don’t use mobile phone while drinking’ installed on Mughal Road

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police has ordered inquiry after pictures of a signboard, “don’t use mobile phone while drinking”, installed on the historic Mughal Road went viral on social media. The sign board has been installed recently by traffic police of Jammu rural wing at Peer Ki Gali on Mughal Road. Reports said that the police […]

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Boat capsizes in Wular, two women rescued

Srinagar: Two women were rescued by Navy personnel after their boat capsized in Wular Lake in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Wednesday. According to reports the incident happened near Zurimanz village. The duo have been identified as Rafi Begum and her daughter Laali. Navy personnel jumped to rescue as the boat had capsized near their […]

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Five arrested in Shopian, explosives recovered

Srinagar: Police have arrested five persons and claimed to have recovered material used for making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from Zainapora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district Tuesday night. Reports said that a special team of police in separate raids arrested the five persons and recovered material used for making the explosive devices including IEDs. The […]

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ACB raids ex chairman J&K Bank’s official residence

ACB raids ex chairman J&K Bank’s official residence

Srinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau has raided the offcial residence of ex chairman Jammu and Kashmir Bank Parvez Ahmad at Residency road Lal Chowk. According to eyewitnesses that slueths of ACB accompanied by police raided the house of his brother Nawaz Ahmad Nengroo near Mughal Darbar Bakery on residency road Srinagar. The searches are going on […]

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Advisory to all Private Satellite TV Channels for appropriate representation of children in dance based Reality Shows

Advisory to all Private Satellite TV Channels for appropriate representation of children in dance based Reality Shows

New Delhi: I&B Ministry has noticed that several dance based reality TV shows portray young children performing dance moves originally done by adults in movies and other popular modes of entertainment. These moves are often suggestive and age-inappropriate. Such acts may also have distressing impact on children, impacting them at a young and impressionable age. […]

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Thunderstorm cells established in entire north eastern Kashmir

Thunderstorm cells established in entire north eastern Kashmir

Srinagar: Authorities on Tuesday said that amid possibility of heavy rains and thunders in eastern parts of Kashmir Thunderstorm cells have been established. According to forecaster there is s possibility of heavy rain with thunder and hail and gusty winds around wular lake and adjoining areas & Kangan during next 1 hour. “Multiple thunderstorm cells […]

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Funeral prayers in absentia for Dr Morsi held at KU, Jamia Masjid Hyderpora to offer at 5:30 PM

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: A day after Egypt’s former President Mohammed Morsi, ousted by the military in 2013 after one year in office died; the students, scholars and faculty members of Kashmir University on Tuesday offered funeral prayers in absentia for the deceased. As soon as the afternoon (Zuhar) prayers culminated, the faculty members, scholars and students […]

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Fire erupts at J&K Bank Botshah Mohalla Lalbazar

Fire erupts at J&K Bank Botshah Mohalla Lalbazar

  Srinagar: Fire erupted at Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch in Botshah Mohalla of Lal Bazar area in Srinagar on Tuesday. According to reports the fire erupted at the bank branch following which efforts have been launched to douse the flames. Cause of fire was not known immediately. Details emerging.

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140 Masters without salary since 5 months, threaten to close down schools

140 Masters without salary since 5 months, threaten to close down schools

By Mudassir Maqbool Pulwama: Jammu & Kashmir’s Masters Forum Pulwama on Tuesday afternoon protested in the premises of DC office Pulwama and demanded immediate disbursement of pending salaries. “Since 5 months, our salaries are pending. Our families are suffering and are unable to provide school fees to our children,” protesting master’s said. They said that […]

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Body of civilian recovered from Achabal gunfight site

Body of civilian recovered from Achabal gunfight site

Anantnag: Body of a civilian was recovered from the encounter site in Bidoora area of Achabal of Anantnag district on Tuesday morning. Reports said that the body bore  bullet marks. He was identified Nasir Ahmad, a resident of Achabal and was a tractor driver by profession. Earlier, a foreign militant and an army officer were […]

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Shah Faisal, Er Rashid forge alliance for Assembly polls

By Ovais Gull   Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Peoples Movement led by Shah Faesal and Awami Itehaad Party led by Engineer Abdul Rasheed Sheikh on Tuesday emtered into pre-poll alliance. The duo parties announced the decision while addressing a presser today at Kashmir Press Club. They said that there was a dire meed of emtering into […]

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Army man allegedly commits suicide in Kupwara

  Srinagar: An Army man allegedly  shot himself dead with his service rifle in Sadau Ganga area of Kandi in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday. Reports said that the army man of 47 RR, posted at Sadu Ganga in Kandi. The deceased soldier has been identified as Chhotu Kumar, 24 year old (belt number […]

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Army thrashes traffic police cop in Nowgam, had allowed civilian vehicle pass near Casper

Army thrashes traffic police cop in Nowgam, had allowed civilian vehicle pass near Casper

Srinagar: Army on Tuesday thrashed a traffic police cop at Pahroo Chowk in Nowgam area of uptown Srinagar for allowing a civilian vehicle to pass closer to a Casper stationed there. The traffic police personnel has been identified as Mudasir Ahmad, a resident of Balhama. He was immediately rushed to hospital for treatment.  Reports claiemd […]

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Two army personnel injured in Pulwama IED attack succumb

Srinagar: Two army personnel injured in a vehicle-based Improvised Explosive Device attack in Pulwama last night have succumbed to injuries. Srinagar based army spokesperson said that two soldiers, who were brought to a military hospital with severe contusions, concussions, have succumbed to their injuries while undergoing treatment in 92 Base Hospital. “We deeply mourn the demise of […]

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Marhama encounter: Two militants, Army man killed, operation in progress

By Sameer Ahmad Anantnag:  Two militants and an army man have been killed in an ongoing gunbattle with government forces in Marhama Sangam village in South kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday An official said that two militants have been killed while one more, they believe is trapped there. One Army man also lost his life […]

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Zakura  Campus KU  wins inter department football tournament 

Zakura  Campus KU  wins inter department football tournament 

  Srinagar: Institute of Technology  Zakura Campus University of Kashmir  won the inter- department football tournament by 2 goals to nil by defeating law Dept University of kashmir in the final match. The tournament was conducted by the Directorate of Physical Education and Sports University of kashmir. Saliq scored 1 goal and Rubsiyaf scored 1 […]

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Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurates J&K Bank branch in Shirdi, Maharashtra

Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurates J&K Bank branch in Shirdi, Maharashtra

Srinagar: J&K Bank, the state-owned premier financial institution, today inaugurated its new branch at Shirdi, Maharashtra that will offer a comprehensive range of financial products besides other banking services. J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated state-of-the-art business unit in presence of the bank’s Chairman and MD Rajesh Kumar Chhibber along with Executive President P K […]

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