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Captured LeT terrorist Naved to make confessional statement before court

LeT terrorist Mohammed Naved Yakub, a resident of Pakistan, will make a confessional statement before a magistrate in Jammu on Wednesday regarding the role of the terror outfit in carrying out strikes like the Udhampur attack in Jammu and Kashmir. Naved, in his early 20s, was produced before a Special NIA court in Jammu on Monday amid tight security and later taken to Chief Judicial Magistrate where the investigating agency informed that the accused was willing to give a confessional statement, official sources said. Naved, along with his accomplice Mohammed Noman alias Momin, had carried out a terror strike on a BSF convoy on 5 August in Udhampur, killing two personnel of the border guarding force. Momin was killed in …

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Ghulam Nabi Azad condemns civilian killings by Pak, calls it un-Islamic

Strongly condemning the killing of innocent people in shelling by Pakistan along the Line of Control, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said the neighbouring country is indulging in “un-Islamic” actions. “It is a sign of cowardice. Pakistan should feel ashamed of their cowardly acts be its terror attacks or firing and shelling targeting civilians,” he said. “I strongly condemn Pakistan’s action of killing innocent people. Firing is going on in Balakote where a woman has lost her life today,” the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha told reporters here. Azad, who visited the GMC hospital here to meet civilians injured in Pakistan shelling, hit out at Pakistan, saying it did not spare the people even on Eid. “Pakistan …

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Untold Story of Chamel Singh’s Struggle to earn Justice

Sporting a colorful headgear and dressed in their smart kurta pyjamas when Netas of different hues and shades will climb different podiums across the Nation to unfurl the National flag marking the 69th Independence day celebrations a distraught family living in utter neglect in Pargwal area of Akhnoor in Jammu district will struggle to spend another day waiting for the political elite of the country to take note of their plight and  apathetic attitude of the ‘babudom’ who have till date denied them their rightful justice and place under the sun to their lone bread earner who sacrificed his life in an enemy country serving a jail term facing charges of espionage.   Since January 15, 2013 when for the …

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Jammu: AIIMS Row- An introspection

To Give:  A while ago there was video which had gone viral in social media especially amongst Indians both at home and abroad. In Mumbai there is this famed system of Dabbawalas, men on cycles who collect and deliver lunch boxes to people in their offices at lunch hour. This particular Video showcased a novel and a supposedly noble concept of people sending back their ‘dabbas’ and signing up for the distribution of any leftover food in it, amongst the poor and the hungry. This was hailed as an act of worthy charity, since the food is not wasted and the hungry are fed too. This kind of charity though has serious flaws. The very fact that to give someone …

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AIIMS coordination committee calls for 3-day Jammu Bandh from July 31st

AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC), which has been spearheading ongoing movement for the setting up of AIIMS in Jammu, Friday discussed threadbare the situation arising out in the wake of the failure of the BJP to deliver its promise within the agreed upon period and resolved that the entire Jammu region will observe complete three day shut down between July 31 and August 2. ACC also decided to organize a massive Lalkar (protest) rally in the capital city on Saturday morning (July 25) and will be followed by a candle light protest march before July 30 (Thursday). Addressing the members of ACC, Chairman and President of the JKHCBA, Jammu, Abhinav Sharma, said the twenty six MLAs from BJP and the ministers …

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Centre to announce package for Jammu and Kashmir, AIIMS for Jammu soon: Dy CM Nirmal Singh

The Central Government will soon announce a financial package for Jammu and Kashmir, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said today. “A (financial) package will be announced for the state of Jammu and Kashmir soon. This package would surpass all other packages announced by the previous governments for the state,” Mr Singh told reporters in Jammu today. “This package has been formulated after removing all errors. A Central team had come here in this regard some time back. We also met the central leadership in this regard,” he added. “The package will be announced soon along with that of the AIIMS and the package amount has been decided,” he said. The package will fully cover all the three regions of the …

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Chamel Singh- Pakistan-India

PM Modi yet to compensate kin of Indian farmer murdered inside Pak Jail, Chamel Singh in waiting for justice

On Friday morning when Prime Minister Narendra Modi would arrive here to attend birth centenary of Girdhari Lal Dogra a distraught family in Pargwal area of Akhnoor would be eagerly awaiting to hear whether or not Prime Minister would announce promised sum of compensation acknowledging the sacrifice of their lone bread earner. It is for last more than 29 months poor kin of Chamel Singh, murdered inside Pak jail on January 15, 2013 are awaiting compensation from the state govt and Govt of India. In the run up to the Lok Sabha polls Narendra Modi had raised the issue of torture meted to Chamel Singh and had accused the UPA govt led by Dr Manmohan Singh of remaining a mute …

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Defence PRO, Jammu creates Piquant situation, running the office in absentia

Defence PRO, Jammu Lt Col Manish Mehta is working over time from behind the curtains even while he is officially on leave till July 12, 2015. But his over enthusiasm saturday created piquant situation after his office released a press note informing the media that on Friday when IAF rescued BSF persons from one of their border outposts in Ramgarh sector of Samba aviation unit of the Indian army also participated in the operation along with IAF. Ironically, it took more than 24 hours for the office of Defence PRO to woke up from its deep slumber to give due credit to the role of the aviation wing of the Indian army. Interestingly, on Friday when Lt Col Manish Mehta …

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CM approves Rs 193 cr outlay for Jammu, Rs 141 cr for Reasi

Mufti says District Development Boards are mini-legislatures; Vows to strengthen them Describing District Development Boards (DDBs) as mini-legislatures and institutions of inclusivity, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said the decisions taken in the District Development Board meetings shall have to be implemented in letter and spirit. “District Development Boards are the institutions of empowerment for the legislators. This well-established institutional mechanism makes them part of the implementation process at the ground level. I will leave no stone unturned to ensure that the credibility and authority of the institution DDB is restored fully,” Sayeed said while chairing the District Development Board meetings of Jammu and Reasi districts here today. The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh, who is also …

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India-Pakistan observe Baba Chamliyal Mela

On 25 June 2015  Sector Cdr level  meeting was held on IB to celebrate Baba chamliyal mela in which  sector Cdr Pak Ranger Wasim Jaffar Bhatti and  Wing Cdr Md Ali along with  12 officer of Pak Rangers and other dignitaries of civil administration attended the meeting from Pak side. DIG SHQ Jammu Sh B S Kasana along with 4 commandment and 9 staff officers attended the meeting. Meeting held from 1000 hrs  to 1100 hrs. Sec Cdr Wasim Bhatti offered “chadar” for shrine of Baba Chamliyal and own side handed over sharbat and shakkar  to Rangers. Both the forces promised to make border more peaceful.

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