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1877 leave for Amarnath cave from Jammu
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JAMMU, July 20: The 21st batch of 1,877 pilgrims today left Jammu for the Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in South Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security. As many as 2,22,619 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the shrine in till last evening. With today's batch, a total of 62,160 pilgrims and sages have left Jammu for the pilgrimage in 21 batches since the yatra began from here on June 28. Escorted by the CRPF and the police, the batch consisting of 1360 males, 492 females with 25 Sadhus and Sadhvis left in a convoy of 40 vehicles for Baltal and Pahalgam base camps this morning, officials said. The government has mobilised a heavy security blanket of 35,000 to 40,000 troops including the police, the Army, the BSF and the CRPF. This year's yatra will be eight days shorter than the last...
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NC seeks immediate end to Indo-Pak hostilities; calls for peace
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POONCH, July 20: National Conference on Thursday sought immediate and amicable end to the Indo-Pak hostilities on the Line of Control, saying that the brunt of border shelling is solely being borne by the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “We sincerely hope that the two nations would eschew hostilities and work for an enabling environment for generations to lead a peaceful and dignified life”, Provincial President Devender Singh Rana said while addressing the people of Panchayat Qasba at the Zero Line, which is the country’s highest lane-prone area with maximum number of victims. National Conference leaders are the first to reach this forward village to have on the spot feel of suffering being faced by the people due to shelling. Rana said the dark shadows of hostilities have cost future o...
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Azad expresses regret at devastation caused by Doda cloudburst
Urges J&K govt for immediate relief
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JAMMU, July 20: Ghulam Nabi Azad, senior Congress leader and leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha has expressed deep sorrow and grief on the devastation caused by heavy rains and cloudburst in Thathri town of Doda district of Jammu & Kashmir which has resulted in death of six people and injuring dozens of civilians besides huge damage of several houses and shops. “My heart goes with the members of the families who have lost their kith and kins in the devastation and sympathize with the injured people” said Azad. Azad has urged the State Government of J&K and the District Administration to immediately arrange for relief and rehabilitation measures for the people of Thathri who have suffered on account of destruction caused due to cloudburst and to provide adequate compensation to the fami...
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Majid Wani grieved over loss of lives due to cloud burst in Thatri
Appeals govt to expedite rescue, relief operations
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DODA, July 20: Expressing great shock & grief over the loss of human lives, damages caused to public property and loss of live stocks, General Secretary J&KPCC and former R&B Minister Abdul Majid Wani and MLA Inderwal Ghulam Mohammad Saroori today asked the district administration to gear up the rescue and relief operations. Till now only six dead bodies have been recovered from debris of damaged houses and shops in Thathri town and moreover Doda Kishtwar Highway is also blocked due to the damaged roads. Apart from expediting rescue and search operations in Thathri town. The government authorities should also depute special rescue and relief teams to Gugara, Joura & adjoining areas of Kahra Bhadarwah, which also experienced cloud brust in the wee hours today and till now losses in thes...
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Farooq, Omar express grief over Thathri cloudburst tragedy
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JAMMU, July 20: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and Working President Omar Abdullah on Thursday expressed deep grief and shock over the tragic loss of human life in cloudburst at Thathri in Kishtwar district and conveyed their condolences to the bereaved families. Dr Abdullah and Omar Abdullah prayed for peace to the departed souls and wished speedy recovery to those injured in the natural calamity. They expressed solidarity with families who lost their dear ones in the tragedy and sought specialized treatment of all the injured. National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana, MLC and former Minister Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo, Khalid Najeev Suharwardy Former Minister, Qazi- Jalal – Ud –Din Vice President, Brij Mohan Sharma Vice President and Shamim Ahmad Bhat...
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Bali urges people to treat public utilities as their own assets
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JAMMU, July 20: Minister for Health and Medical Education Bali Bhagat today urged upon the people to treat all public utilities as their own property for better upkeep and benefit of these vital assets. The Minister was speaking after dedicating a park to the public at Dharmal in Barnai developed by Department of Floriculture at the cost of Rs. 54.13 lakh. Bali Bhagat further said that the state government is working for the welfare of the common masses and stress is being given on developing assets for the public in all vital sectors. He urged the locals to help in maintenance of the park. He informed that a 100 bedded Primary Health Centre would be set up in Domana for providing better healthcare facilities to the people. While addressing the gathering, Priya Sethi said that the dep...
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Dy CM for cultural, intellectual engagement of youth
Felicitates Vrinda Gujral, Satyam Mehra
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JAMMU, July 20: Stressing on the importance of cultural and intellectual engagement of youth, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh said involvement of children and youth in cultural activities helps in channelizing their energy towards a right perspective. The Deputy CM was speaking at the culminating day of four-day long “Celebrating Childhood” festival organised by Natrang at Abhinav Theatre, Jammu. During the programme, the Deputy CM felicitated two talented children from Jammu, Vrinda Gujral and Satyam Mehra, who proved their mettle in a talent show, Sabse Bada Kalakaar, telecasted on Sony TV. While addressing the gathering, the Deputy CM said Theatre imbibes confidence in children and motivates them to take any challenge head-on in life. The government has taken many path-breakin...
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Lal Singh urges people to become ‘Green Ambassadors’ in protecting environment
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KATHUA, July 20: In continuation with the plantation drive, kick started by the Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Ch Lal Singh as part of the 68th Van Mahotsav celebration across the state, today number of forest species including medicinal, ornamental and fruit saplings were planted at Rehan, Atal Setu, Zero Morh, Barmargala and Jated areas of Basohli. While addressing the people, Ch Lal Singh said that he initiated the concept of making tree plantation a movement of the masses in celebration mode and it has become a popular celebration during each and every monsoon. When an individual plants a tree a bond is developed between them which inspires the person to take care of that plant, in this manner survival of the plant is ensured and objective of celebrating Van Mahotsav ...
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Agenda of Alliance envisages Unconditional Dialogue on Kashmir: Madni
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JAMMU, July 20: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has always upheld the significance of unconditional dialogue among the stake-holders as the means to resolve Kashmir imbroglio. Reacting to the statement of Union State Minister for Home in Parliament in which he has conditional dialogue with separatists “within constitution” PDP Vice President Mohammad Sartaj Madni said this amounts to closing the doors for negotiations. Madni said the statement is also against the spirit of Agenda of Alliance between PDP and BJP which recognize and envisages importance of an open dialogue. He said that conditioning dialogue on Kashmir also excludes Pakistan from the discourse. This position from Government of India again undermines the reality that without involving Pakistan no solution to Kashmir probl...
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Army pays tributes to two soldiers martyred in LoC attack
Dy CM anguished over death of JCO, Jawan
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JAMMU, July 19: The Army today paid homage to two of its gallant soldiers who embraced martyrdom in unprovoked firing by Pakistan at the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam Sector of Kupwara and Nowshara Sector in Rajouri. In Srinagar Army today paid befitting tribute to its comrade who had attained martyrdom on 18 July 17 in Naugam Sector of Kupwara. In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks, paid homage to the martyr on behalf of a proud nation. In a show of solidarity, officials of other security agencies also joined in paying their last respects to the martyr. Late Rifleman Bimal Sinjali sustained bullet injuries due to enemy fire from across the Line of Control while he was deployed at a forward post in Naugam Sector. He was provided immed...
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JKFFA pays tributes to martyrs, Amarnath pilgrims
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JAMMU, Jul 19: Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Fighters Association (JKFFA) today organized a programme at Dogra Shaurya Sthamb, Amphalla to pay tributes to the martyrs of security forces who have laid down their lives in the line of duty while protecting motherland in terror infested Jammu and Kashmir and Shri Amarnath pilgrims who lost their lives in terror attack and accident. The programme was organised under the chairmanship of JKFFA President Ved Gandotra which was graced by S Gajan Singh Khajuria as the chief guest. “We the people of Jammu and Kashmir salute security force personnel for their bravery as they fought with strong will for the cause of our nation,” Gandotra said while paying tributes to them. The members appealed to the people to shun path of violence and struggle for ma...
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Samridi Yogi adjudges winner in dance competition
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BHADERWAH, Jul 19: A dance and singing competition cum auditions , titled “Chenab Rockers”, was organised at Bhaderwah campus of Jammu University by Bounce on Beats dancing and singing academy here today. As many as 65 contestants participated in the event. Member Legislative Assembly, Bhaderwah Daleep Singh Parihar was the chief guest, while Rehana, Principal, Bounce on Beats academy Rehana , presided over the function. Samridi Yogi daughter of Birjesh yogi and Mitty yogi and grand daughter of Veteran leader Mast Bath Yogi adjudged the winner in the dance competition. The response of the talent show was overwhelming. The Principal said that in future such shows will be organized so that hidden talent of children can be extracted. Speaking on the occasion MLA Bhaderwah Daleep Singh Pa...
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PDP has given legitimacy to political set up in J&K: MLC
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KISHTWAR, July 19: Lambasting the opposition parties for their anti-people attitude and policies, Member Legislative Council (MLC) Firdous Tak has said that it is Peoples Democratic Party which has given legitimacy to the political setup in Jammu and Kashmir. “Today people talking about welfare of people and prosperity of state are actually responsible for the problems Jammu and Kashmir was facing. The political monopoly of National Conference and Congress created a political void and distrust on democratic setup leading to unrest and chaos”, Tak said while interacting with party workers during his day long tour of Palmar area here. “The creation of PDP created a political alternative in Jammu and Kashmir and with its peoples’ friendly policies and programmes the party was able to win b...
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Happenings on borders alarming, govt should come out of statement mode: MLA Mendhar
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MENDHAR, July 19: Member Legislative Assembly Mendhar and Senior National Conference leader Javed A Rana while terming ongoing border skirmishes as alarming has asked central government to come out of its statement mode and step forward for help of affected people. In a statement issued here, Rana said that since last couple of months, regular incidents of border firing are taking place and situation is getting alarming. "Border skirmishes have become a usual scene on LoC in Rajouri and Poonch where firing and shelling is taking place almost everyday and human lives are under continuous risk," he said. "We have already lost soldiers and many civilians in Poonch, Mendhar Balakote, Rajouri Tarkundi and Nowshera and the number is increasing which is an alarming situation," Rana said. Th...
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Mian Altaf for effective measures to de-escalate tension along border
Govt failed to provide relief to affected people in Poonch, Rajouri
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JAMMU, July 19: Senior National Conference leader and MLA Kangan Mian Altaf Ahmed has expressed shock and anguish over the prevailing situation along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement , Altaf condemned the incidents of heavy shelling along the Line of Control particularly in Poonch and Rajouri areas that has affected the people living in the twin districts. Mian Altaf said that belying the claims of the Centre and well as the state government that necessary steps like construction of underground bunkers, shifting of affected people to safer places by providing them land, the governments have done nothing for the affected people in last two years. “The administration has failed to provide any proper relief to the affected people as well” the statement added. Altaf demanded i...
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Mehbooba has broken walls of isolation with her model of governance: Rafi Mir
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RAMBAN, Jul 19: PDP General Secretary Rafi Ahmad Mir along with senior PDP leaders said that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has reached out to people at grass roots, without confining her government to the secretariat. Addressing a day long convention of party delegates in Banihal area of Ramzan district, , He said that PDP led government is value based and is aimed at providing succor to the suffering masses with transparent governance and balanced development of all regions. Mir said that “Mehbooba Mufti’s extensive tours to various areas of the state is an assurance and commitment of party's resolve to reach out people at grass root level”. Mir said that "PDP led coalition will address political, administrative and economic concerns of that state with proper restructuring”. He said ...
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SKUAST-TAJ starts signature campaign for rechristening agricultural varsity
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JAMMU, July 19: SKUAST-TAJ members during signature campaign for Jammu Agricultural University Jammu, July 19: SKUAST- Teaching Association Jammu (SKUAST-TAJ) started signature campaign in support of rechristening of SKUAST-J as Jammu Agricultural University (JAU). President SKUAST-TAJ, Dr. Vikas Sharma informed that under his supervision, the office bearers of teaching association have been assigned the duty to carry out this signature campaign at Faculty of Agriculture / Faculty of Basic Sciences at Main Campus Chatha and Faculty of Veterinary Sciences at R.S. Pura Campus whereas under the supervision of Dr. Vinod Gupta, Chairman JAU Committee, executive members of SKUAST-TAJ are directed to complete the job of signature campaign at Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) and Research Stations ...
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MDF, Sikh Council condoles death of 17 pilgrims in road accident
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JAMMU, July 18: Muslim Development Forum (MDF) and Jammu Kashmir Sikh Council condoled the death of 17 Amarnath pilgrims in the recently tragic road accident at Banihal. In a statement issued here, Syed Shabir Ahmed Shah, President MDF(J&K) expressed his deep shock on the bus accident of Amarnath Pilgrims at Nachlana, Banihal on July 16 in which 17 precious lives of devotees had been reported instantly dead and injuring various others. He prayed for the eternal peace of departed noble souls and hard core sympathies with the bereaved families and wished early recovery of injured Yatries. He highly appreciated the role of local Muslim of Nachlana area, (Banihal) who extended their full support to the Army in rescue operations and presented a glaring example of humanism & universal bro...
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Govt launches weekly cultural festival at Dal Lake
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JAMMU, July 18 :The Dal Lake hosted its first ever ‘Culture of Cruise’, a weeekly cultural programme organised by the Jammu and Kashmir government aimed to bring artists from various fields on one stage. “The innovative programme series brings writers, performance artistes, musicians, poets and academics together and offers a programme of performances, workshops, talks, forums and debates,” said Aziz Hajini, secretary, J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL). The JKAACL launched the event in association with the tourism department of Kashmir. Hajini said that he is looking forward to hosting such events on regular basis through summer and autumn on the waters of the lake. “There’s something really magical about listening to music and talks especially on running waters and i...
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Drug peddler nabbed with heroin in Kathua
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JAMMU, July 18: Police claimed to have arrested a drug peddler alongwith 20 grams of herion in Kathua. Police party of Police Station Kathua/PP Hatli headed by Inspector Anil Kumar Sharma, SHO PS Kathua and SI Varinder Singh, I/C PP Hatli while on patrolling duty and acting on specific information intercepted one person identified as Sonu Kumar son of Jagdish Chander of Sakta Chak Tehsil & District Kathua at Ward number 14, Sawan Chak near Gurdwara and recovered 20 grams of herion during his personal search. The accused was arrested on spot and a case FIR number 212 of 2017 under section 8/21/22 NDPS Act stands registered at PS Kathua and investigation is set into motion. The drive is carried out under the close supervision of SS Sambyal, DySP Hqrs Kathua and overall supervision of M...
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2 held with 12 Kg of poppy in Jammu
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JAMMU, July 18: Police today arrested two persons and recovered 12 kgs of poppy straw from their possession in the outskirts of Jammu. Acting on specific information, the police laid a naka at Kunjwani Chowk in the outskirts of Jammu city and intercepted two pedestrians, an officer said. A search of their belongings led to the recovery of 12 kg of poppy Straw from their possession, he said adding both the accused were arrested on the spot. In this regard a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Gangyal and further investigation of the case is going on. The arrest and recovery was made by SI Nayat Ali, SHO PS Gangyal under the supervision of SDPO City South, Rafiq Manhas and SP City South, Sandeep Choudhary....
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Selling out food grains outside state
FCI, CAPD deptt officer in VOK net
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JAMMU, July 18: Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) claimed to have registered a case against Food Corporation of India (FCI) and Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) department officers for selling out the food grains outside the state. Official reports said that on July 17, 2017, Vigilance Organization Kashmir registered a case FIR number 18 of 2017 under section 5(1) (c) 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) J&K PC Act Svt 2006 section 120-B, RPC. On the outcome of verification conducted in to the allegations that Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department (CA&PD) J&K procures food grains through FCI from Punjab and Haryana and stores the food grains at FCI store Drugmulla Kupwara. However, the official sold out the said food grains outside the state and only came up with the challa...
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Illegal construction, mining in river Tawi
HC directs SSP Jammu to file ATR
JAMMU, July 18 (JNF): In a petition regarding illegal construction & mining in river Tawi, Division Bench of State High Court today directed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Jammu, to file detailed compliance of the previous directions and also Action Taken Report. A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed by Advocates Dewakar Sharma and Ashish Sharma highlighting various issues involving the conservation/preservation of river Tawi. Division Bench of State High Court comprising Justice Tashi Rabstan and Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta directed Senior Superintendent of Police, Jammu, to file detailed compliance of the previous directions, particularly direction numbers 9 to 13 of the order dated November 17, 2016 and also Action Taken Report. Division Bench also directed Divisi...
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Major shake-up in Judiciary
Ashwani Sharma is new CJM Jammu
JAMMU, July 18 (JNF): In a major shake-up in judiciary, eight Munsiffs have been promoted while 49 Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM)/Sub-Judges and 34 Munsiffs were transferred. The order has been issued by Registrar General Sanjay Dhar in which Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone, Adnan Syed, Sushil Singh, Arun Kumar Kotwal, Khem Raj, Dinesh Gupta, Parvaiz Iqbal and Prem Sagar, Munsiffs were promoted as Sub Judges/Civil Judges (Senior Division) on ad-hoc basis and consequently on the promotions of several transfers are made. As per order, Mirza Riyaz-ul-Haq, Sub Judge/CJM, Kulgam has been transferred and posted as Chief Judicial Magistrate, Rajouri, against available vacancy, Vijay Singh Manhas, Sub Judge/CJM, Bandipora has been transferred and posted as Chief Judicial Magistrate, Reasi, against availabl...
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V’ Devi pilgrim dies of cardiac arrest
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JAMMU, July 18: A Vaishno Devi pilgrim died of cardiac arrest at cave shrine today. Police said that Panchu Dass, 68, son of Mukhi of Mankachori, Tehsil & District Kwardha, Chattisgarh has reportedly collapsed near Gate number 5 after paying obeisance. He was immediately shifted to Dispensary Bhawan where doctors after medical examination declared him as brought dead. His relatives have been informed telephonically and the body of the deceased will be shifted to CHC Katra....
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