Kathua

City in Jammu and Kashmir, India

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Kathua (kəˈθʊə), is a city and a Municipal Council in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, near its southern border with Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The city is also the gateway to the state and a big industrial town with army presence.Kathua along with its satellite township of Lakhanpur in J&K and the nearby city of Pathankot in Punjab constitute the Kathua-Pathankot twin city urban area. Kathua is the second largest city in Jammu division after Jammu city. Kathua is connected via the public road network with Jammu, Chandigarh, Delhi, Pathankot and Amritsar. Kathua divided into 19 blocks: Bani, Basohli, Baggan, Kathua, Billawar, Hiranagar, Nagri, Barnoti, Marheen, Dinga Amb, Duggain, Duggan, Lohai-Malhar Mahanpur, Mandli, Nagrota Gujroo, Bhoond, Dhar Mahanpur, Keerian Kandyal, & has approximately 512 villages.

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After getting released, Vishal claimed that he was ruthlessly tortured by the police to own up to an offence he did not commit
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Sanji Ram, Deepak Khajuria and Parvesh Kumar were sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday but his son, Vishal Jangotra, was acquitted by the judge.
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Every hour, two girls below the age of 18 years were raped in India in 2016. That figure in 2005 was one girl raped every two hours, according to data from the..
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The other three get 5 yrs in jail; 1 accused walks
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Key accused Sanji Ram, his friend Parvesh Kumar and special police officer Deepak Khajuria were held guilty under various sections and sentenced for life. The..
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An 8-year-old girl belonging to a nomadic community of Kashmir had gone missing last year on 10th January, 2018.
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The Jammu and Kashmir police Monday said it may challenge the acquittal of the seventh accused in the Kathua gang rape-cum-murder case, in which three persons..
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NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma demanded capital punishment for the 6 convicts in the Kathua gang rape-murder case, saying the J&K government should appeal in..
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AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Monday said the BJP should answer why its ministers in the previous Jammu and Kashmir government attended a rally in support of..
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Harsh punishment given to three accused.
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The special court on Monday sentenced all seven accused guilty in the Kathua rape and murder case that shocked the nation in January last year. District and..
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Six out of 7 accused convicted.
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An eight-year-old girl from a minority nomadic community was kidnapped on January 10, 2018 and allegedly gang raped in captivity in a village temple in Kathua..
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The verdict in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir will be delivered by a special court here on Monday.
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Elaborate security arrangements have been made at the special court in Pathankot and in Kathua for Monday's hearing. According to the 15-page charge sheet, the..
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Over 2,500 bunkers have been constructed along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) in Jammu region this year so far, officials said on..
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