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MUCH NEEDED: Six Border States to Get ₹113 Cr for Development Plans


NEW DELHI: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (UHA) on November 5, 2018, released ₹113.36 crores to six border states under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) to improve the condition of people living in these isolated locations. The six border states are Assam, Nagaland, Sikkim, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. With this, so far, the Home Ministry has released a ...

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Deserted Army man his associate killed in Shopian encounter


Shopian: Two HM militants, including deserted army man were killed safnagri village of south kashmir’s shopian district during a pre-dawn hours of gunfight on Tuesday. Army and Special Operation Group of police laid a siege in Safanagri area of Zainapora in the predawn hours of Tuesday after received specific input about presence of militant As the search operation was going on, hiding militants fired on the ...

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Hizb posters in Doda warn candidates to stay away from Panchayat polls


Srinagar: A case was registered Sunday on surfacing of posters in Jammu division’s Doda district after which over a dozen suspected persons were rounded up for questioning, the official said. The nine-phase village panchayat elections are scheduled to start in the state on November 17. Police received specific information about the pasting of some posters purportedly by Hizbul Mujahideen militant ...

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Biometric details of Rohingyas will be collected within two months: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik

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JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday said that the biometric details of Rohingya refugees living in the state will be collected within two months. “Biometric details of Rohingyas will be collected within two months,” the J&K Governor said while addressing the media during the bi-annual ‘Darbar Move’. The remarks from Malik came days after Union Home Minister ...

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J&K Guv Says Murderers of BJP Leaders in Kishtwar Identified, Will be Brought Before Public Soon

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New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday said that terrorists were involved in the killing of senior BJP leaders — Anil Parihar and his brother Ajit Parihar — in Kishtwar and they will soon be brought before the public. Speaking to media after the reopening of civil secretariat, the Governor said, “The killers have been identified ...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrim dies of suspected cardiac arrest


Jammu, Nov 5: A Vaishno Devi pilgrim on Monday died of suspected cardiac arrest while on his way to Bhawan in Trikuta Hills of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir.”One yatri identified as Parshant Singh (14), son of Ram Subhat Singh, a resident of Barigaon in Kanpur, UP suddenly fell unconscious near Himkoti New Track while on his way from Katra ...

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Vet Fest-2K18 Concluded  at SKUAST, JMU


Jammu: Professor (Dr.) Pardeep K. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-JAMMU inaugurated  the  Dog Show in the last day of the Vet fest 2018 organised by  the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, R.S. Pura.   The star attraction was the Dog Show Competition wherein Pet lovers of Jammu division and R S Pura participated in huge number along with the ...

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Governor orders immediate restoration of essential services


Jammu: Governor Satya Pal Malik this morning took stock of the situation arising due to heavy snowfall in Kashmir valley and winter zone of Jammu division. The Governor is personally monitoring the situation and has issued instructions to the PDD and PWD for immediate restoration of electricity supply and road connectivity in the affected areas. “The Advisors and the Chief ...

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Two inch snow micks at helpless admin


People await restoration of essential services Srinagar: Buried under few inches of sniw, tall official claims stand busted as people await restoration of power and other essential services. Reports said as snowing intensified in the afternoon on Saturday the government agencies connected with the delivery of essential services particularly power and transport were found invisible on the ground. Most of ...

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Snow aftermath: Vegetable, mutton sellers resort to loot

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Srinagar: A day after snowing in valley the shopkeepers particularly vegetable vendors, mutton sellers, local bread makers and poultry retailers have increased the prices on their own whims and wishes with market checking squads seen invisible in the markets. A legion of complainants said that vegetable vendors, meet sellers, local bread makers and poultry retailers have started selling vegetables, chickens, ...

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