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3 dead, 12 injured after passenger vehicle plunges in gorge in Chanderkoot

3 dead, 12 injured after passenger vehicle plunges in gorge in Chanderkoot

  Asif Israiel Khan Ramban: Three persons died and 12 others were injured in a road accident near Chanderkoot in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. The tragic incident happened on Wednesday. A tempo bearing registration no JK02AH-0657 on way from Jammu to Srinagar upon reaching Kunfer Nallaha Chanderkot rolled down from NHW and plunged […]

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Landslides due to rainfall over highway, shut for traffic

Srinagar: Srinagar-Jammu strategic highway on Thursday was closed for vehicular traffic following landslides and shooting stones incidents triggered by continuous rainfall over the stretch. An official said that fresh landslides and stones falling from mountain in Ramsu area due to downpour led to closure of the highway. Meanwhile Amarnath Yatra has been suspended up to […]

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Civilian injured in cross LOC firing in Noushera sector Rajouri

  Jammu: One person has been injured in the cross Line of Control firing between India and Pakistan armies in Noushera sector of Rajouri district on Thursday. According to reports the 37-year old man received injuries in the neck. He has been identified as Mohammad Altaf S/o Mohd. Bashir, r/o Pukherni area. India and Pakistan […]

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LOC flare up: One Army man killed in Sunderbani Rajouri

LOC flare up: One Army man killed in Sunderbani Rajouri

Srinagar: An Army man has been killed in the cross LOC exchange of fire in  Sunderbani sector in Rajouri on Tuesday. According to news gathering agency ANI the soldier died of fatal wounds he received from Pakistani fire. Officials have said that amid continuing India-Pakistan exchange of fire in  Tangdhar and Keran sectors two Pakistani […]

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Girl alleges rape by teacher in Udhampur

Girl alleges rape by teacher in Udhampur

UDHAMPUR: A class 10th student has alleged that she has been raped by her teacher in Ramnagar area of Udhampur district. Acting on written complaint of the victim and her family members, Police arrested the accused teachers. According to officials a case FIR number 80/19, under Section 376 RPC has been registered in this connection […]

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Residents near LOC protest against authorities, demand resumption of work on road

Residents near LOC protest against authorities, demand resumption of work on road

People living near LoC in Mankote area on Tuesday protested against forest department and other government agencies for delaying the resumption of work on the road connecting the area.

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10-day old baby injured in cross LOC firing succumbs in hospital

Jammu, Jul 29 : A ten-day old child injured in cross LOC firing by the Pakistan, succumbed in a hospital during treatment on Monday in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Officials said that two other civilians including a woman and a child sustained injuries during the firing in Mendhar area of the district. The […]

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India Pakistan armies trade gunfire along LOC in Sunderbani sector

India Pakistan armies trade gunfire along LOC in Sunderbani sector

Jammu: India and Pakistan armies traded gunfire along with line of control in Suderbani sector in Rajouri district of Jammu division of J&K on Monday. According ot officials during wee hours of Monday Pakistan initiated unprovoked Cease Fire Violation with firing of small arms and shelling with mortars along LoC in Sunderbani Sector. “Indian Army […]

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Fire in Manthal forests doused

Fire in Manthal forests doused

Udhampur: Fire erupted in Manthal forest area in Udhampur district of Jammu division, officials said on Saturday. According to officials the fire has been doused and brought under control by the Police party of PP Tikri , Forest guards and F& ES.    p  

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Massive midnight fire engulfs 250 shanties in Trikuta Nagar

Massive midnight fire engulfs 250 shanties in Trikuta Nagar

JAMMU: Over 250 shanties of labourers were gutted in a massive midnight fire incident fuelled by strong winds in Trikuta Nagar area of City in Jammu division of the state.  Locals claimed that at around 1 am fire broke out in the Maratha cluster near Trikutnagar Railway Station area. “It rapidly spread to the entire […]

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Advisor Sharma to meet public in Jammu on Friday May 24

    SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma shall be holding a public grievance camp at Convention Centre , Canal Road, Jammu on May 24 (Monday ) from 10.00 am to 12 PM.   The public delegations, deputations, organizations and individuals should get themselves registered in the office of Deputy Commissioner, Jammu for redressal […]

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Accident in Doda leaves 3 dead

Accident in Doda leaves 3 dead

  Doda: Three persons were killed in an accident that ocurred at Labbar Marmat area of Doda on Monday. According to initial reports the the tipper was on way from Doda to Mangota Marmat. “The trio died on the spot,” reports said. More details and official confirmation awaited.

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Poonch boy repatriated by Pak army from LoC

Poonch boy repatriated by Pak army from LoC

Poonch: Pakistan authorities on Friday handed over Poonch resident to Indian officials who had strayed into the other side of LOC five months back, officials said.  The person has been identified as 22-year old Ilyas Ahmed son of Mir Mohammad resident of Jhulas village of Poonch. Officials said that that Ilyas was handed over to […]

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78 employees found absent in Kishtwar, DC orders withholding of salary

78 employees found absent in Kishtwar, DC orders withholding of salary

  Kishtwar :Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar on Thursday ordered withholding of the salary of 78 government officials of the district for remaining absent for the duty. The order issued by DC reads ,” Whereas on 15/05/2019 as per the directions issued by DC a surprise inspection of various Government Offices/Schools was conducted by Tehsildars /Naib Tehsildars […]

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Police foils bovine smuggling bid in Poonch, five arrested, 50 animals recovered

Police foils bovine smuggling bid in Poonch, five arrested, 50 animals recovered

Jammu: Police has arrested five bovine smugglers and claimed to have foiled the smuggling bid in Poonch district of Jammu division of the state. The bovine smugglers were arrested on Friday evening, officials said. They said that following a tip-off about illegal transportation of animals, five Kashmir bound vehicles were intercepted at different places. “50 […]

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Accident in Ramban, 3 dead, 5 injured

Accident in Ramban, 3 dead, 5 injured

Jammu: Three persons were killed in an accident at Ukhral Senabathi area of Ramban in Jammu. Five others were injured in the mishap that occurred on Monday late night at Pingloga Ramban. According to reports the vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into the gorge. The deceased have been identified […]

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Fraud consultancy in Jammu cheats aspirants of lakhs for visa, job in foreign countries, arrested

Fraud consultancy in Jammu cheats aspirants of lakhs for visa, job in foreign countries, arrested

Crime Branch Jammu on Thursday said that it has arrested a fraudster cheating people in the name of providing visa and job in foreign countries. According to CB officials the Malkeet Singh Maan, would impersonate as Gursevak Singh, and others on the pretext of providing study visa and jobs in foreign countries through a self […]

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Mysterious Car blast at Tethar Banihal

  Asif Israiel Khan Banihal: A Santro car was completely damaged in a mysterious blast at Tethar Banihal on highway on Saturday. The blast took place in a car moving towards Jammu from Srinagar today  around seven kilometres from the Banihal town. Police said that at around 1030 hrs, an explosion took place in a […]

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India Pakistan armies trade gunfire along LOC in Akhnoor sector

India and Pakistan armies exchanged gunfire along line of control in Akhnoor sector in Jammu division of the state of J&K. Officials said that the exchange of gunfire continued through out the night till early Tuesday morning. The officials claimed that Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in the sector which was retaliated by […]

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Mother of Sohail Khan editor ‘The INS’ passes away, namaz-e-Jinazah at 2 pm

Mother of Sohail Khan editor ‘The INS’ passes away, namaz-e-Jinazah at 2 pm

It is to inform with sense of grief and loss that Kulsooma Qusar mother of INS editor Sohail Khan passed away after prolonged illness.   She was a pious lady and a great human being.   May the departed soul rest in peace and be elevated to highest places in Jannah.  Namaz jenaza will be offered at […]

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Traffic cop crushed to death in Surankote, truck seized, driver escapes

Jammu : A traffic cop was killed on duty after a truck crushed him to death at Jogi Morth Surankote on Friday.  According to police officials the mishap took place while a traffic Naka was in place. The truck with registration number  JK02BK 5685  was involved in the case. While the truck has been seized, […]

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LOC flare up: Army porter injured, shifted to hospital

LOC flare up: Army porter injured, shifted to hospital

  Rajouri: An Army porter has been injured amid exchange of gunfire between India and Pakistan armies along line of control in Kalal area of Nowshera sector in Rajouri district of Jammu. According to officials, Surjeet Kumar was hit by a bullet fired from Pakistan army. Kumar has been shifted to medical facility for treatment, […]

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Power shutdown in Jammu parts on March 21

Power shutdown in Jammu parts on March 21

JAMMU: In order to carry out the cutting of trees of Industry line for maintenance of line isolators and maintenance of R/stn by way of replacement of burnout clamps and 11 KV busbar of transformers and stringing of 66 KV spare bay, the shutdown of 66 KV Industry Sicop line, Industry IID line, Changran line […]

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Election Commission of India team in Jammu, holds meeting with political parties, security agencies

Election Commission of India team in Jammu, holds meeting with political parties, security agencies

  Jammu: The Election Commission team on a visit to state of Jammu and  Kashmir, Tuesday held meetings with political parties in winter capital of the state. The team is headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora. “He held meeting with political parties, senior police and district chiefs,” officials told INS. The team is visiting […]

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SJM Gilani transferred, posted as ADGP (Armed)

Jammu, Feb 23: Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gillani , IPS (JK 1994) on his repatriation from Anti Corruption Bureau, J&K, to the Home Department has been posted as ADGP, Armed, J&K vice A. K. Choudhary, IPS (JK 1991). The order to this effect was issued by the J&K Government, Home Department vide Order No. 188 – Home of 2019 […]

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Ammonium nitrate used in suicide attack carried by militants in Pulwama carnage: investigating agencies reveal

Ammonium nitrate used in suicide attack carried by militants in Pulwama carnage: investigating agencies reveal

Investigating agencies have revealed that  the explosive material used  in suicide bombing on CRPF convoy which left 49 CRPF personnel dead and several others injured on Thursday afternoon in the Valley, when a suicide bomber rammed his Scorpio SUV laden with explosives into a CRPF bus in south Kashmir,  was Ammonium Nitrate  and not RDX […]

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PDD fails to fix dangling 11kv electric pole in Budgam village: Exen assures repairs soon.

PDD fails to fix dangling 11kv electric pole in Budgam village: Exen assures repairs soon.

Imtiyaz Pandow   Budgam: A tabular electric pole of 11 KV erected at Khanda village of central Kashmir’s Budgam district is on the verge of fall. Eve as the Power Development Department (PDD) had promised to repair the pole, the authorities are yet to attend to the grave problem causing dangers to the lives of […]

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JDU urges Governor to address miseries of people stuck in snow bound areas of J&K 

JDU urges Governor to address miseries of people stuck in snow bound areas of J&K 

JAMMU, Feb 8: Janta Dal (United) JD(U) Dtate President G M Shaheen alongwith other senior party leaders on Friday urged upon the Governor Satya Pal Malik to address the problems and  miseries being faced by stranded passengers who are stuck in both the regions of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh due to heavy snowfall and rainfall […]

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Kangri’s warmth beats modern gadgets during Kashmir’s harsh winter

Imtiyaz Pandow Harsh winter in Kashmir is always a cause of concern to the common masses in many ways. However, the priority is always given to keep themselves warm and then take on to other challenges. Amid all these efforts of common people to beat the cold, a lot of hassle bustle is seen among […]

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Mess on Jammu roads as thousands of Daily wage employees rally demanding regularisation, wages

Mess on Jammu roads as thousands of Daily wage employees rally demanding regularisation, wages

Jammu: Massive traffic jam ensued on Jammu roads after daily wage employees on Saturday took out a rally from press club here. Eye witnesses said that thousands of daily wage employees came on roads and blocked Tawi bridge and other roads including Dogra chowk, Jewel Bikram chowk, BC Road and civil line areas. Traffic police failed […]

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Sports bicycle, motorised tricycles to be provided under CSR initiative at Samba

Sports bicycle, motorised tricycles to be provided under CSR initiative at Samba

    SAMBA,:  District administration in collaboration with ICICI Bank today held a meeting to discuss modalities for providing assistance to best performing athletes in Samba.   On behalf of District Administration, Deputy Commissioner Sushma Chauhan today received Rs. 1.20 lakh under Corporate Social Responsibility from ICICI Bank Residency Road Jammu for felicitation of best […]

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Mendhar Jammu: Govt forces launch major search operation, seal off many areas

Mendhar Jammu: Govt forces launch major search operation, seal off many areas

Jammu: Government forces on Monday launched a major search operation to flush out militants in Mankote area in Poonch district on winter capital of state of Jammu and Kashmir. According to police officials the operation was launched after ‘suspicious movement’ of militants in the area. Officials said that large contingent of forces have laid siege […]

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Doors are open for all to join JD (U): Dr Nawab

Doors are open for all to join JD (U): Dr Nawab

Jammu: “Janta Dal United has opened its doors for all people to join party wholeheartedly as the party is committed to provide every basic facilities including development in an aim to address the problems of the people in every nook and corner of the state,” JDU State General secretary and Parliamentary Affairs J&K  Incharge Dr […]

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Jammu: Stranded valley bound passengers demand ‘airlift us to Kashmir’, protest

Jammu: Stranded valley bound passengers demand ‘airlift us to Kashmir’, protest

  Jammu: People stranded in Jammu due to closure of highway on Friday protested in Jammu demanding Government take measures to airlift the stranded passengers. Stranded passengers protested at General Bus Stand Jammu urging Governor Jammu and Kashmir to intervene personally. “We urge government to take steps so that we are airlifted back to valley […]

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JDU urges ECI to announce polls in June

JDU urges ECI to announce polls in June

  SRINAGAR: Janta Dal United JD (U) State President G M Shaheen on Thursday announced its District Committee for Jammu and Kashmir State keeping in view of upcoming Assembly and Parliament elections. Shaheen while addressing the press conference at party headquarters Rajbagh Srinagar said urged upon the Election Commission of India to announce J&K state […]

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Vaishno devi pilgrim from Ahmedabad dies in Jammu

Vaishno devi pilgrim from Ahmedabad dies in Jammu

Jammu: A Vaishno Devi pilgrim from Gujarat died in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Police identified him as 55 year old Parkash Bhai from Ahmedabad. He fell unconscious at his hotel room at Katra after paying obeisance at the shrine. He was rushed to health centre by his family but was declared dead by […]

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42379 grievances disposed of by Governor’s Grievance Cell

42379 grievances disposed of by Governor’s Grievance Cell

JAMMU: The JK Governor’s Grievance Cell (including Governor’s Secretariat) has since June 20, 2018 received 43522 complaints/grievances of which 42379 have been dealt with / forwarded to the concerned quarters for timely redressal while as 761 complaints / grievances are under process. Similarly, on the directions of Governor, all three advisors to the Governor have […]

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Mainstream political parties responsible for present unrest in J&K: Shaheen 

Mainstream political parties responsible for present unrest in J&K: Shaheen 

  JAMMU: Mainstream political parties are responsible for present unrest in J&K especially in Kashmir Valley who are now begging and motivating the innocent people of the state ahead of Parliament and Assembly elections,” Janta Dal (United) JD (U) State President G M Shaheen stated this after meeting with Governor S P Malik at Raj […]

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India Pakistan armies exchange gunfire along IB in Hiranagar

Jammu:  India Pakistan armies exchanged gunfire along IB in Hiranagar area of Jammu on Friday. Officials said that around 1100 hrs today Pak Rangers fired a couple of burst towards BSF duty point in Hiranagar area. “BSF troops responded by limited fire. No loss or damage on Indian side. No further firing resorted to by […]

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LoC Explosion leaves army man injured

LoC Explosion leaves army man injured Rajouri: An army man posted in a forward location on Line of Control in Sunderbani Daddal area of Rajouri district has received injuries in an explosion . Sources said that explosion took place today morning in which the said jawan got injured and is having injuries in his lower […]

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LOC flare up in Nowshehra sector: Amid intense shelling, one civilian injured

LOC flare up in Nowshehra sector: Amid intense shelling, one civilian injured

Jammu: A civilian has been injured in cross LOC exchange of gunfire that erupted in the Pukharni area of Nowshehra Sector in Jammu division of the state on Thursday. According to officials intense mortar shelling is going on in the area.  The injured has been identified as Mohammad Reyaz S/O Wazir Mohammad of Pukharni, and […]

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Army man dies of cardiac arrest in Jammu

Army man dies of cardiac arrest in Jammu

Jammu:  An Army officer of the rank Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) died of cardiac arrest along Line of Control (LoC) in Mankote sector of Poonch district of Jammu division of the state of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The deceasee army officer has been identified as Naib Subedar Rajinder Singh of 5 Mahar regiment posted […]

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Fire engulfs 3 houses, 7 shops in Doda

Fire engulfs 3 houses, 7 shops in Doda

Jammu:  Three residential houses and seven shops were gutted in fire incident in Kahara Doda area of state of Jammu and Kashmir. According to initial reports the reason of fire is yet to be ascertained yet. More details are awaited.

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JDU condemns Sakina Beigh for misbehaving with media fraternity in Jammu 

JDU condemns Sakina Beigh for misbehaving with media fraternity in Jammu 

SRINAGAR: Janta Dal (United) JD (U) State President G M Shaheen on Wednesday strongly condemned the PDP Women Wing President Sakina Beigh who is a wife of PDP Patron Muzaffar Beigh misbehaved with the media fraternity in Jammu while addressing a press conference at Press Club Jammu. Shaheen in his message said, “PDP leaders have […]

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GST: State Tax Deptt issues notices worth Rs 3.33 cr to defaulters

GST: State Tax Deptt issues notices worth Rs 3.33 cr to defaulters

JAMMU: The State Taxes Department, J&K has issued notices to various business houses for depositing tax penalties under GST. According to a spokesman of the State Taxes Department, the notices have been issued as a part of the intensified drive launched by the Department on the directions of Commissioner, State Taxes, PK Bhat to ensure […]

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Kathua: RTO seizes 12 buses, recovers Rs 14000 compound fee

Kathua: RTO seizes 12 buses, recovers Rs 14000 compound fee

KATHUA: In a major move towards curbing traffic violations, a team of Regional Transport Office  seized 12 buses plying on Jammu- Kathua route for tampering with the speed Governors during a surprise inspection. The inspection team, headed by Regional Transport Officer, Dr. Raj K. Thapa, and comprising ARTO Kuldeep Singh, Motor Vehicle Inspectors Vikas Srivats […]

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70 erring traders booked in Rajouri

70 erring traders booked in Rajouri

Jammu: 70 erring traders were booked in Rajouri district of Jammu division of state of Jammu and Kashmir over violations of rules and regulations. Officials said that to check food adulteration and other violations related to eatables and other things, various team of Legal Metrology, Food Safety, Revenue and Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs […]

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DC Kishtwar suspends Patwari for dereliction of duty

DC Kishtwar suspends Patwari for dereliction of duty

Jammu: Taking a strong note on furnishing of wrong information, Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana suspended Patwari Halqa Matta namely Satish Kumar. “District administration shall act as deterrent to the revenue officials working in field and will ensure that the wrong information, delaying tactics and violation of rules are not done by the government […]

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A tale of mentally challenged

     She faced wrath of the people for the sin she never committed.   I have mostly grown up in the once capital city of Srinagar.Its neighbourhood was a mix of parochial , superzips , elite class and lower middle class families . In short, it was a nice and small neighbourhood . There was […]

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Kathua: SBI Bank ATM looted

Kathua: SBI Bank ATM looted

  Kathua: ATM of State Bank of India Bank was looted by unknown persons in Kathua at Chann Rorian on Jammu Pathankot National Highway at wee hours today. More Details Awaited.

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