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Lord Mahavira Playway School celebrated Grandparents Day


Jammu: Lord Mahavira Playway School, Shiv Nagar, Jammu celebrated Grandparents  Day, in which grandparents of Kindergarten students participated with zeal and enthusiasm. The day is celebrated to strengthen the bond between  grandparents and their grandchildren. The programme commenced with lightning of lamp by chief guest,  Chander Mohan Gupta , Mayor JMC , Guest of honour  Surinder  Choudhary ,  Councillor ward no- ...

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Only one-way traffic on Jmu-Sgr highway, Mughal road closed


SRINAGAR: The historic 86-km-long Mughal road, connecting Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region, has been closed due to fresh snowfall since early Monday morning. However, the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all weather road linking Kashmir valley with the rest of the country was through for one-way traffic only. Today vehicles will ply from ...

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“Not Inclined”: Top Court On Plea Challenging Dissolution Of J&K Assembly


NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly by Governor Satyapal Malik in mid-November. “We are not inclined,” said the top court, responding to a petition filed by BJP leader Gangan Bhagat, challenging the Mr Malik’s decision to dissolve the Assembly. Gangan Bhagat represented the RS Pura constituency of Jammu in the ...

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Mendhar boy selected in army


Mendhar, Dec 7:  A youth form remotest village of Mendhar, Poonch district has successfully cracked the complex selection process to join as Army. Nabil Ashgar son of Ali Ashgar of Sagra, a village close to Line of Control in Mendhar had beend trained by Rashtriya Rifle unit under “Youth Engagement Programme” as a part of Sadbhavana Project.  As part spokesperson apart ...

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Panchayat Polls Phase-8: Voting underway at 2633 polling stations today


515121 electors to exercise franchise for Sarpanch Halqas, 419775 for Panch Wards: CEO JAMMU: Voting for Phase-VIII of Panchayat Polls-2018 will be held tomorrow at 2633 polling stations across the State including 550 in Kashmir division and 2083 in Jammu division. The timing for polling is from 8 am to 2 pm. According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra, ...

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2 militants  involved in SI’s killing arrested: Police  


Srinagar:  Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two militant accomplices allegedly involved  in the killing of sub-inspector Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir on October 28. A police spokesperson said the duo have been identified as Ansar-ul-Haq of Tikken Pulwama and Syed Saika Amin of Pulwama. The vehicle used for the commission of crime has also been seized by police, he said. “Investigation ...

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Nine dead, several injured in Poonch mishap


Poonch, December 08 : At least nine persons died while several others sustained injuries after a bus met with an accident in a hilly area in Poonch district of Jammu division on Saturday. Officials told KNO that nine passengers died after a bus bearing registration number (JK02W-0445) was on its way from Loran to Poonch when it met with an accident near ...

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Jammu: The Hon’ble Mayor, JMC,Chander Mohan Gupta today attended the function on “World Disabled Day” held at Blind School at Roop Nagar Jammu in which Shamsher Singh Manhas Hon’ble Member of Parliament Raja Sabha, Purnima Sharma Deputy Mayor, JMC, Sunaina Sharma Secretary, JMC & Sandhaya Gupta Chairperson Women Club also attended the function. The Mayor appreciated the efforts and initiative taken by ...

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Governor greets people on Losar


Jammu, December 7: On the auspicious occasion of Losar, the Ladakhi New Year, Governor Satya Pal Malik has conveyed his hearty greetings to the people of Ladakh. In his message of felicitations, Governor observed that the festival of Losar symbolizes the high traditions of love, tolerance, amity, communal harmony and brotherhood, which the people of Ladakh have cherished and nurtured ...

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Surrendered militant among 3 drug smugglers arrested in Jammu

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Jammu: Three alleged drug smugglers, including a surrendered militant, were arrested on Friday with heroin worth at least rupees four crore in the international market, police said. The accused were identified as Ali Mohmmad alais Ishaq, a former member of Al-Barq terror outfit, Sohial Ahmed and Pradeep Kumar, they said. Three members of an inter-state narcotic smuggling gang have been arrested. Cash ...

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