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UPSC declares Indian Forest Service result

NEW DELHI: The result of Indian Forest Service examination was today declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). A total of 110 candidates have been declared successful by the Commission, an official release said. Of these, 48 candidates are of General category, 37 belong to Other Backward Classes, 17 to Scheduled Castes and eight to Scheduled Tribes, it said. ...

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Institutionalized mechanism in offing to ensure protection of consumer rights: Zulfkar

 JAMMU, MARCH 21: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Tuesday said that consumer rights would be protected by bringing transparency in the system. He said an institutionalized mechanism is being put in place to ensure protection of consumer rights.Speaking at a function at Convention Centre Jammu, Organized in connection with the World Consumer Rights Day, the ...

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JK Bank chairman launches prepaid & pocket money cards

Srinagar, Mar 21  On the sidelines of plantation ceremony at Badamvaer, Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed unveiled J&K Bank Pocket Money Card and J&K Bank Gift Card, two upcoming digital products of the bank, in presence of Executive Presidents Vagish Chander, S S Sehgal and Abdul Rauf, Senior President and CFO S K Bhat, Senior President Abdul Rashid, Presidents, Vice ...

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PM scheme being launched in JK

Jammu, Mar 21   In the first of its kind, a special scheme by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is being launched in the State Jammu and Kashmir, sources said. The sources informed   that under the scheme, about ten shops are being launched in the state involving almost all 10 districts of Kashmir in the first phase. The reliable sources informed that ...

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Police attack on media: Press Council initiates inquiry

 New Delhi,, March 21,  : Press Council of India (PCI) has initiated suo moto action on the police assault on news photographers in Srinagar last week. It has asked the J&K government to file a report before the Commission, reports reaching from Delhi said. The notices have been issued to the Chief Secretary, the state police chief, home secretary and the city police ...

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Assault on photojournalist unfortunate :DGP Lauds media-police camaraderie

Jammu, March 21,  :Director General Police (DGP), Dr S P Vaid has lauded the media-police relations, saying that the two institutions have been working in complete harmony and in a spirit of camaraderie amid challenging situations. “It is heartening that the media and the police are performing their professional responsibilities by understanding each other fully, even at times when the situation ...

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Maximum Kashmiri youths joined militancy in 2016: Govt

New Delhi,A total of 88 Kashmiri youths joined militancy in 2016, the highest in last six years, the Centre has said, adding that infiltration almost tripled last year as compared to 2015.It, however, said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir has “improved to a large extent” in the current year.In written replies to two separate questions in Lok Sabha, Minister ...

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Pellets, bullets symbols of PDP’s treacherous politics: Hurriyat (G)

Says, Beigh’s remarks absurd and ridiculous   Srinagar, Mar 21   Lashing at PDP leader, Hurriyat Conference (G) termed statement of Muzafar Beigh as absurd and ridiculous. Hurriyat said that before issuing these silly statements, PDP should realize this fact that pellets, bullets and Safety Act now stand sign and symbolic for their treacherous politics. A criminal chiding the judge, says ...

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NC-Cong slams PDP for importing RSS into Kashmir

Will emerge as winners from South Kashmir seat: Congress   Anantnag March 21- ) National Conference and Congress on Tuesday assailed PDP for importing RSS into Kashmir, saying that the politically sagacious people won’t allow the machinations of saffron social engineering to succeed in a pluralistic state like Jammu and Kashmir.   “PDP stands exposed for facilitating the RSS to spread its ...

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Only Modi can heal J&K’s wounds : Mehbooba

Says,PDP allied with BJP to get bigger issues resolved Anantnag Prime Minister Narendra Modi can take bold steps like resuming talks with Pakistan and is better for Jammu and Kashmir than his predecessor Manmohan Singh who could not even visit his ancestral home there, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said today.“If there is any leader who can talk to Pakistan it is ...

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