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What Happened on 02 April 2018


38 out of 39 bodies of Indians killed in Iraq to reach Amritsar today

The mortal remains of 38 out of 39 Indians who were abducted in Mosul in Iraq in June 2014 are going to reach Amritsar on Monday. Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh left for Iraq on Sunday to bring back the bodies. Out of 39 who died, 27 were from Punjab, 4 from Himachal Pradesh, 2 from West Bengal and 6 from Bihar. From Amritsar, Singh is expected to go Patna, followed by Kolkata to hand over the dead bodies.

Punjab: CBSE exams postponed due to Bandh

The Central Board of Secondary Education has postponed all the Class 10th and 12th exams which were scheduled for today. According to media reports, the decision is taken at the request of state government due to the bandh called by some organizations. No information is given regarding the new dates but new dates would be announced soon.

20 dead and 70 wounded in fierce clashes in Kashmir

At least 20 people were killed and around 70 injured due to fierce clashes in Kashmir on Sunday. According to reports, four civilians were killed when police opened fire on stone-pelters. This was considered as the worst loss of life in a single day in recent years.




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