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The MoCA further stated that airlines should be emphasised to hand over the General Declaration and passenger manifest to APHO staff before disembarkation.

The spokesperson said that Taseer concealed in his Person of Indian Origin application the fact that his late father was of Pakistani origin, and failed to dispute the notice sent to him in this regard, thereby making him ineligible to to hold an OCI card, as per the Citizenship Act, 1955.

In ceasefire violation by Pakistan, two Indian soldiers and a civilian were killed in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir.

In addition to the casualties, four others were left seriously wounded after a private charter bus carrying 39 passengers collided with a heavy vehicle loader in Medina province, reported Sputnik news agency.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had accused the BJP-led Centre of showing hostility and not giving political clearance to Kejriwal and others for attending the conference.

Farooq and Omar Abdullah and scores of other leaders in the Kashmir Valley had been detained in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 while restrictions were imposed on the movement of prominent party leaders in the Jammu province.

The Spokesperson also rejected all "motivated" stories in the international press, outlining how there is no shortage of medicines in Jammu and Kashmir.

NRC State Coordinator Prateek Hajela had said that a total of 3,11,21,004 persons are found eligible for inclusion in final NRC, leaving out 19,06,657 persons, including those who did not submit their claims.

One Indian Army soldier had lost his life in the ceasefire violation in Krishna Ghati sector during the day.Earlier in the day, Pakistani Army Spokesperson had in a tweet claimed that six Indian soldiers have been killed in the ceasefire violation along the Line of Control.

On reports in international media about protests, Kansal said: "I think you are aware of the police statement issued on yesterday where they have clarified it in considerable detail. So, I do not need to add anything to that."