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Anjuman-i-Auqaf denounces continues house detention of Mirwaiz

Anjuman-i-Auqaf denounces continues house detention of Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Anjuman-i-Auqaf Jamia Masjid, strongly denounced the continuous house detention of its president Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. The spokesman of the Anjuman said that by caging Mirwaiz, authorities have barred him from carrying out his social and religious responsibilities and it is the worst kind of political vengeance on part of the authorities. The spokesman said […]

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Claimants of largest democracy don’t even allow people to pay homage to leaders: Hurriyat (M)

Claimants of largest democracy don’t even allow people to pay homage to leaders: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: On the occasion of 27thmartyrdom anniversary of Shaheed-e-Milat Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Farooq, Hawal martyrs and the 15thmartyrdom anniversary of Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Khajwa Abdul Gani Lone, a complete shutdown was observed on the call of joint resistance leadership across the region. Hurriyat Conference (M) expressed its gratitude to the people for their continuous love towards the […]

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Malik pays tributes to Hawal martyrs

Malik pays tributes to Hawal martyrs

Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik while paying rich tributes to Shaheed Mirwaiz Mohammad Farooq Shaheed and Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone and Hawal martyrs said so-called rulers who have choked every little space on peaceful political activities have no right to claim themselves as democrats. Ban on mourning and condolences […]

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Sagar pays tribute to late Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq

Sagar pays tribute to late Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq

Srinagar: Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar Sunday paid tributes to Shaheed Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq on his 27th death anniversary. A commemorative meeting presided by Ali Mohammad Sagar was organized at party headquarters Nawa e Subah today. “National Conference has been organizing this commemorative meeting every year and the party has always respected Shaheed Mirwaiz Molvi […]

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Nayeem dares TV channel to make full ‘un-doctored’ video public

Nayeem dares TV channel to make full ‘un-doctored’ video public

Srinagar: Terming the sting operation’ conducted by the national TV channel as ‘fake and doctored’, senior Hurriyat (G) and Jammu and Kashmir National Front chairman, Nayeem Ahmad Khan Saturday dared the New Delhi based TV channel to make the entire un-doctored video public. According to KNS correspondent, addressing a presser here at his Jawahar Nagar […]

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Restrictions imposed in 5 police stations of Srinagar

Restrictions imposed in 5 police stations of Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: As per a communiqué from District Magistrate, Srinagar Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, there would be restrictions under the jurisdiction of Police Stations, Nowhatta, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Khanyar and Safakadal tomorrow on May 21 as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incident.

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Asiea inspects healthcare facilities at Chest Diseases Hospital Srinagar

Asiea inspects healthcare facilities at Chest Diseases Hospital Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash, Saturday visited the Chest Disease Hospital in Srinagar to inspect the facilities available to patients visiting it. Taking a thorough inspection in and around the hospital premises, the Minister checked various sections of the hospital to assess the facilities available to patients. […]

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Will resign from politics if media proves my property other than my mother’s two-room house: Malik

Will resign from politics if media proves my property other than my mother’s two-room house: Malik

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday said he has filed a complaint before police against a woman journalist for “breaching his privacy and carrying out a sting operation”. Malik said that he will resign from politics if Indian media proves that he “owns any property other than two-mud-room” at […]

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Union Finance Minister calls on Chief Minister

Union Finance Minister calls on Chief Minister

SRINAGAR, MAY 18: Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. Mehbooba Mufti discussed with the union Finance Minister the process of fund flow to the State, particularly under the Prime Minister’s Developmental Plan (PMDP) and sought timely and periodic release of funds under the plan. The Chief Minister […]

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RSS working to change demography of JK: Geelani

RSS working to change demography of JK: Geelani

Srinagar: Syed Ali Geelani blamed RSS for their fanatical mindset and said they are working under well thought plane to change demographic status of Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued to KNS, Geelani expressed his serious concern over the reports of proposed public meeting being organized in Srinagar by RSS and said that after […]

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Three policemen, civilian injured in Safa Kadal grenade attack: Police

Three policemen, civilian injured in Safa Kadal grenade attack: Police

Srinagar: Three policemen and a civilian were Thursday injured after suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards Police Station Safa Kadal in Srinagar, officials said. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar, Imtiyaz Ismail told KNS that one constable, two SPOs and a civilian were injured in a grenade attack in Safa Kadal today. “The injured were […]

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Absence of students associations in educational institutions leading to current crisis: Mirwaiz

Absence of students associations in educational institutions leading to current crisis: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Anjuman-e-Nusratul Islam president and the Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq sought direct role of students in building a constructive society in Kashmir while emphasizing on religious scholars , parents, and teachers to help in guiding Kashmir’s future generation towards building a strong and vibrant society based on moral and religious values and […]

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SHRC asks police for report on ‘restraining’ Geelani from visiting hospital

SHRC asks police for report on ‘restraining’ Geelani from visiting hospital

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission, while taking the suo motto cognizance of the media reports about barring Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani for medical consultation, has directed police to file report explaining circumstances in which the Hurriyat leader was restrained from going to the hospital. “Senior Superintendent of Police, Budgam, is directed to […]

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Class work at SP, MP hr secondary’s to remain suspended: DC Sgr

Class work at SP, MP hr secondary’s to remain suspended: DC Sgr

Srinagar: The district administration Srinagar Wednesday decided to suspend the class work at MP Higher Secondary School and SP Higher Secondary School here on Thursday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told KNS, “The teaching activity in SP Higher Secondary and MP Higher Secondary will remain suspended on Thursday.” The class work in these […]

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Mehbooba inaugurates semi-mechanized car parking facility at Srinagar, first of its kind in JK

Mehbooba inaugurates semi-mechanized car parking facility at Srinagar, first of its kind in JK

Vehicles would be parked, retrieved within two minutes, automatically Srinagar: Coming as a relief to the commuters and vehicle owners moving through the busy Lal Chowk area of Srinagar city, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti inaugurated a semi mechanized car parking facility at the old KMD stand on the M. A. Road here today. The car […]

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Break new grounds in medical research, patient care: Mehbooba tells SKIMS faculty

Break new grounds in medical research, patient care: Mehbooba tells SKIMS faculty

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed upon the SKIMS faculty to brace up to the challenges of medical research and patient care in order to make the hospital a world class institute. Interacting with the faculty of SKIMS Soura here after inaugurating Digital Cardiac Cath Lab, the Chief Minister said the State takes pride […]

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Umeed programme at SKICC turns chaotic

Umeed programme at SKICC turns chaotic

Srinagar: Former chief minister and National Conference Working president Omar Abdullah Tuesday accused chief minister Mehbooba Mufti of using government machinery to salvage her “non-existing credibility”. Omar, while sharing a video of Umeed function at SKICC on his twitter, said: “I dread to imagine what lies @MehboobaMufti tells PM Modi in private when she can’t […]

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CM visits stalls set up by Umeed SHG members, appreciates their efforts

CM visits stalls set up by Umeed SHG members, appreciates their efforts

SRINAGAR, MAY 16: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited several stalls put up by the women members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) set up under Umeed scheme and interacted with them. These members had put up the stalls on the sidelines of a function organised by the concerned Department at SKICC, Srinagar. The Chief Minister […]

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Protest at SKICC reveals level of anger against Mehbooba: NC

Protest at SKICC reveals level of anger against Mehbooba: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Tuesday said the spontaneous protest and walk-out by employees at a Government function presided over by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti at SKICC in Srinagar on Tuesday revealed the level and extent of anger against Mehbooba Mufti and her Government. In a statement issued to KNS, NC State Spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu […]

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Div Com suspends 3 SMC Officers

Div Com suspends 3 SMC Officers

SRINAGAR, MAY 16: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today suspended three officers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) for negligence of duty. During surprise check of various departments today, it was observed heaps of garbage was lying unattended outside JVC and in the adjoining areas, besides, encroachment of pavements in Hari Singh High Street and […]

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Police didn’t allow Geelani for medical consultation: Hurriyat (G) spokesman

Police didn’t allow Geelani for medical consultation: Hurriyat (G) spokesman

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Tuesday said that police didn’t allow Syed Ali Geelani to see his doctors, who have advised him to undergo some routine medical tests and calibration of pacemaker. In a statement issued to KNS, Spokesman Ayaz Akbar said that Syed Ali Geelani is suffering from multiple ailments and it was a […]

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Malik expresses grief over demise Manzoor Sideeq

Malik expresses grief over demise Manzoor Sideeq

Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation frint (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik Tuesday expressed his heartfelt grief and sorrow over the sad demise of veteran social personality and businessman associated with Tours and Travels business, Doctor Manzoor Sideeq. According to the statement issued to KNS, JKLF chairman visited the bereaved family and expressed solidarity with […]

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DeM activists protest against slapping of PSA on Asiya Andrabi, Fahmida

DeM activists protest against slapping of PSA on Asiya Andrabi, Fahmida

Srinagar: Scores of activists of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) Tuesday staged protest against the slapping of Public Safety Act (PSA) on Syedah Aasiya Andrabi and her close associate Fahmida Sofi. The women activists of DeM assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave and chanted pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. The protesting activists were demanding immediate release of Aasiya Andrabi and […]

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DeM chairperson’s detention unjustified, act of political vendetta: JeI

DeM chairperson’s detention unjustified, act of political vendetta: JeI

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir (JeI) expresses its strong resentment over the unjustified detention of ailing woman leader Asiya Andrabi (Chairperson DeM) and her secretary Fehmeeda Sofi under the draconian law Public Safety Act. This is an act of political vendetta which is totally undemocratic, immoral and inhumane. In a statement issued to KNS, Jama’at […]

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Div Com reviews functioning of educational institutions of Srinagar

Div Com reviews functioning of educational institutions of Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MAY 16: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review the functioning of educational institutions of Srinagar City. Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Director Colleges, Director School Education, Deputy Director Planning and Heads of Educational Institutions were present in this meeting. Div Com directed the heads of educational institutions that the academic […]

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CM convenes high level meeting on young entrepreneurs

CM convenes high level meeting on young entrepreneurs

Srinagar: Giving a major relief to young entrepreneurs of the State, the Government today decided to do away with cumbersome process of seeking NoCs from different Departments for setting up a unit and simplifying it with a one page declaration at the time of setting up a unit. This was decided in a high level meeting […]

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No class work at SP HSS on Mon: DC

No class work at SP HSS on Mon: DC

Srinagar: The district administration Srinagar Sunday said that the class work at SP Higher Secondary School will remain suspended on Monday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone said, “Teaching activity will remain suspended in SP School tomorrow.” The calls work at the higher secondary continued to remain closed since Wednesday following the clashes between […]

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Intermittent rains lash Valley

Intermittent rains lash Valley

Srinagar: As the intermittent rains lashed the Valley since Sunday evening, the weatherman here has predicted more rains in the next 24 hours over the state. An official in the Meteorological (MeT) department told KNS that the light to moderate rains/ thunder shower would occur in the next 24 hours over the state. “The light […]

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Div Com tours Srinagar City during evening hours

Div Com tours Srinagar City during evening hours

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Friday evening paid a surprise visit to various places in Srinagar city to take stock of basic amenities being delivered to the public. During his visit, the Divisional Commissioner visited Dalgate, Boulevard, Foreshore road, Hazratbal, Lal Bazaar, Nowshehra, Soura, Qamarwari, Bemina and other areas to assess functioning […]

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Hurriyat (M) concerns over deteriorating health of Asiya Andrabi, Fahmida

Hurriyat (M) concerns over deteriorating health of Asiya Andrabi, Fahmida

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) spokesman on Saturday expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health conditions of incarcerated resistance leaders including head of Dukhtarn-e-Millat, Asiya Andrabi and Fahmida Sofi. According to the statement issued to KNS, blaming the authorities of violating all the democratic and human codes by keeping the ill leaders behind the bars, the […]

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Geelani concerned about Aasiya’s health

Geelani concerned about Aasiya’s health

Srinagar: Syed Ali Geelani, on Saturday expressed his deep concern over continuous and illegal detention of Syeda Aasiya Andrabi and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader Mohammad Rustum Bhat. Demanding their immediate release, Syed Ali Geelani said that Syeda Aasiya Andrabi is suffering from multiple ailments and doctors attending Mohammad Rustum Bhat have suggested immediate surgery. Geelani strongly criticizing […]

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Class work to remain suspended in SPHS School on May 12

Class work to remain suspended in SPHS School on May 12

SRINAGAR: According to the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, class work in SP Higher Secondary School shall remain suspended on May 12, 2017 (Friday) as a precautionary measure.

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Mehbooba greets people on Shab-e-Baraat

Mehbooba greets people on Shab-e-Baraat

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Shab-e-Baraat. In her message, Mehbooba Mufti said Shab-e-Baraat is a blessed occasion to seek mercy and forgiveness from Allah and appealed people to pray for granting them compassion, piety and a spirit to work for the poor, downtrodden and desolate. The […]

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Dy CM felicitates people on Shab-e-Baraat

Dy CM felicitates people on Shab-e-Baraat

SRINAGAR: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today extended greetings to the people of the State on Shab-e-Baraat. In a message, Dr Singh hoped that the auspicious occasion would usher peace, development and harmony in the State. The Deputy Chief Minister further expressed that the people during their nigh long prayers would vow to be […]

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Geelani condemns use of force against students

Geelani condemns use of force against students

Srinagar: Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday strongly condemned the use of brute force against students and said that situations in educational situations is turning explosive. In a statement issued to KNS, blaming police for manhandling students in Magam, Sopore, Pulwama, Handwara, Duru & Islamabad, Geelani said that students are our future and we are keeping […]

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Executive Secretary, Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation meets Governor

Executive Secretary, Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation meets Governor

SRINAGAR: Sushobha Barve, Executive Secretary, Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation (CDR), called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhawan here today. Ms. Barve briefed the Governor about the inter-community dialogues being conducted by the Centre in Jammu and Kashmir for building trust through continuing talks, dialogue and discussions. Ms. Barve also informed the Governor […]

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Veeri for participatory, responsive, responsible administration

Veeri for participatory, responsive, responsible administration

SRINAGAR: Minister for Revenue, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri, today said that a participatory, responsive and responsible administration would realize the development goals of the Government. The Minister was addressing a First ever one-day Revenue Conference in Kashmir at Institute of Advanced Studies in Education here. Financial Commissioner Revenue Lokesh Jha, Divisional Commissioner […]

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Massive road upgradation programme to be launched across JK: Naeem Akhtar

Massive road upgradation programme to be launched across JK: Naeem Akhtar

Srinagar: Around Rs 5000 crore are available for upgradation of roads in Jammu and Kashmir under the flagship Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), PMGSY and CRF for the current fiscal. This information was given at a meeting convened here today under the chairmanship of Minister for Public Works Department, Mr Naeem Akhtar. The meeting was convened […]

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Class work at SP, Women’s college to remain suspended: DC

Class work at SP, Women’s college to remain suspended: DC

Srinagar: The district administration Srinagar Wednesday said that the class work at SP Higher Secondary School and Women’s College M A Road will remain suspended on Thursday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told KNS that the teaching work in these two educational institutes in Srinagar will remain suspended on May 11. The class […]

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Geelani condemns slapping 35th PSA on Masarat Alam

Geelani condemns slapping 35th PSA on Masarat Alam

Srinagar: Syed Ali Geelani, Wednesday termed as “state terrorism” the slapping 35th Public Safety Act on Muslim League chairman Masarat Alam Bhat. “Slapping Alam with another PSA is condemnable. Expressing his dismay over the silence maintained by human rights organization, Geelani said It is simply state terrorism. Syed Ali Geelani while referring to prolonged and […]

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Pro-freedom leadership subjected to political vengeance: DFP

Pro-freedom leadership subjected to political vengeance: DFP

Srinagar: The Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Tuesday strongly condemned the slapping on 35th PSA on the incarcerated chairman of Muslim League Masarat Alam Bhat and said the pro-freedom leader is subjected to political vengeance. In a statement issued to KNS, DFP secretary general Moulana Abdullah Tari said the champions of the so-called “battle of […]

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Omar Abdullah meets Governor

Omar Abdullah meets Governor

Srinagar, May 10: Omar Abdullah, MLA and former Chief Minister, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Abdullah apprised the Governor about his views regarding the obtaining law and order, education and development scenario in the State. The Governor discussed with Sh. Abdullah the measures required to be taken at […]

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DC Srinagar inspects astro turf facilities in schools in Srinagar

DC Srinagar inspects astro turf facilities in schools in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MAY 09: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone today conducted inspection of four schools in district Srinagar to review the progress work of Astro-Turf facilities getting laid there. District Sports Development officer of JK Sports Council and other concerned officers accompanied the Deputy Commissioner. During the inspection the DC was informed that under […]

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Govt hires UMTC for survey of better Traffic management plan in the city

Govt hires UMTC for survey of better Traffic management plan in the city

SRINAGAR, MAY 09: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the progress of traffic management plan in the city. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Chief Engineer R&B, SSP Traffic, RTO Kashmir, Deputy Director Planning and other concerned officers were present in the meeting. Div Com was informed that government will hire Urban Mass […]

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Asiea tours Srinagar city, inspects sanitation measures

Asiea tours Srinagar city, inspects sanitation measures

SRINAGAR, MAY 09: Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Social Welfare, Housing & Urban Development, Asiea Naqash, today toured several parts of the city to take first-hand appraisal of steps being undertaken by SMC for improved sanitation system in Srinagar. She visited Zero Bridge, Jawahar Nagar, Rajbagh, L D Hospital, G.B Pant, Children […]

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