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ULB Polls: No point in electing independents with BJP Govt in Centre: Kavinder Gupta.

Jammu: BJP's Kanvindar Gupta after being elected as the Speaker of the J & K Assembly in Jammu on Wednesday. PTI Photo   (PTI3_18_2015_000140B)

JAMMU,OCT 06:“I better suggest you to vote in favour of BJP candidates in the municipal elections, as there is BJP government in Centre,” Kavinder said. In what could become a fresh controversy, senior BJP leader and former deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta on Friday said that public should not caste its votes in favour of independent candidates in the ULB ...

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Sikh Bodies appeal for boycott of ULB polls.


SRINAGAR,OCT 06:A press statement issued by the Sikh bodies said that despite knowing about the grim political situation in the State, government forced on people the polls. Various Sikh Bodies including Sikh Intellectuals Circle, International Sikh Federation and Sikh Students Federation on Friday appealed public at large to boycott the local bodies’ polls in J&K.A press statement issued by the ...

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Parvez Rasool reach 100 List-A matches milestone.


SRINAGAR,OCT 06:The J&K skipper achieved this milestone on Wednesday by playing in the Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Rajasthan. Cricketer Parvez Rasool on has got another first to his name as he became first ever cricketer from State to play 100 List-A matches.The J&K skipper achieved this milestone on Wednesday by playing in the Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Rajasthan. ...

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Rahul takes dig at Modi on Jammu and Kashmir health insurance order.


JAMMU,OCT 06:”When your BFF is the PM, you can get the 1,30,000 Cr. Rafale deal, even without relevant experience. But wait. There”s more! Apparently, 400,000 JK Govt staff will also be arm twisted into buying health insurance ONLY from your company!,” Gandhi tweeted. Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly favouring ...

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Daily wagers lock PHE office in protest in north Kashmir’s Kupwara.


SRINAGAR,OCT 06:Dozens of PHE daily wagers assembled outside the PHE office in Kupwara and staged a protest to demand release of pending wages. Daily wagers lock PHE office in protest in north Kashmir’s KUPWARA. The protesters who were raising anti-government slogans later locked the office in protest. “We have been working in the department for years now, but the government ...

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Army soldier injured after hit by passenger cab in Kupwara.


SRINAGAR,OCT 06: Reports said that a passenger cab (bearing registration number JK09-8620) was on way to Kupwara from Karnah when it hit an army soldier near Rawatpora, resulting in injuries to him and a person who was travelling in the vehicle. An army soldier was injured after a speeding vehicle hit him while he was performing duty in Rawatpora area ...

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J&K ULB polls: It’s Congress versus BJP.


JAMMU,OCT 06:The polls are scheduled to begin from October 8. The upcoming urban local body and municipal polls in Jammu and Kashmir will see a direct contest between the BJP and the Congress, with major regional political parties — the NC and the PDP — boycotting the election. The National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have boycotted the ...

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Retired unregularised engineers demand regularization.


SRINAGAR,OCT 06:They further opined that regularization post-retirement has been done in all the government departments. All J&K Retired Unregularised Electric Engineers Forum (AJKRUEEF) today staged a protest demonstration at Exhibition Ground Jammu in support of their long pending demands including regularization of retired electrical engineers.The Forum convener Suraj Prakash Gupta and co-convener, Er BS Jaggi, while addressing the media expressed ...

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Missing man found dead in Kasblari village


MENDHAR,OCT 06:A 32-year-old man who went missing some days back was on Friday found dead under mysterious conditions near his residence at Kasblari village of Poonch’s Mendhar town.Police identified the deceased as Mukhtam Hussain son of Mohd Sadeeq of Kasblari. As per reports, his body was found from a distance of around 250 meters from his house. “Some passerby noticed ...

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