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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

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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

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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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On the issue of AIIMS, why coalitian partners BJP-PDP singing different tunes?

Mufti Sayeed-Nirmal Singh

Mufti says we have given AIIMS to Kashmir, Kashmir is part of the Jammu and Kashmir while Nirmal Singh says we are in touch with Centre over the issue   Chief Minister Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed today hinted at shelving of the previous NC-Congress government’s artificial lake project in Jammu, saying it is not “feasible”. “As for as lake project is concerned, I will tell you, economically and technically, it is not feasible”, Mufti told reporters during an informal interaction at his official residence. Mufti, who was flanked by Deputy Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Nirmal Singh and Minister of State Information Priya Sethi, said, “Water flow is not like that of Chenab or Ravi rivers. It will take one …

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