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Bridegroom washed away in flash floods before tying the Nuptial Knot

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On Thursday when a marriage party was heading towards village Laam in Nowshera area of Rajouri district every one was busy singing and dancing to the tunes of famous bollywood numbers. Heavy rains going on in the area had not dampened the spirits of party revelers as they wanted to enjoy every moment of the journey. Moments later when the over crowded bus reached local stream and was crossing the causeway the driver of the ill fated bus made an error as he failed to negotiate the road and the bus turned turtle due to fast flowing currents. Before the bus crossed the causeway bridegroom too had joined the relatives in the bus and was also washed away along with …

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Declare Rajouri-Poonch as backward areas: BJP State Vice Pres Vibodh

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Vibodh meets MoS PMO, submit memorandum Special package be given for migrants, tourism, recruitment Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) State Vice President Advocate Vibodh Gupta today met Dr. Jatinder Singh, Minister of State (MoS) in Prime Minister Office (PMO) and highlighted the plights being faced by the people in the twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch. Vibodh apprised Dr Singh about the demographic profile of the region, which includes Paharis, Gujjars, Bakerwals etc and these communities time and again were exploited by the previous governments for their political benefits. These communities are living in tough terrain and under extreme conditions and they need special attention of Central Government for their development, Gupta added. He also submitted a memorandum of demands …

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Strengthening BJP in J&K is need of hour: Vibodh Gupta

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Rajouri deserves Municipal Council status, MLA’s partial behavior responsible for pathetic condition of town   Highlighting the lack of basic civic amenities and other facilities in the Rajouri city and outskirts, which are proving to be hurdle in the overall development of Rajouri city, Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) State Vice President Advocate Vibodh Gupta today criticized the Coalition Government for its failure to judiciously utilize the funds allotted by Central Government for the betterment of the State. Addressing a meeting of the members from Muslim community, Vibodh lambasted the ex-MoS and local MLA Shabir Ahmed Khan for his partial attitude towards the Rajouri city.  “It is due to the ‘pick and choose’ policy adopted by the Shabir Khan that the …

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Centre of learning facing neglect, road link connecting BGSBU is in need of immediate repair

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Spread over a sprawling campus located in high hills Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University is facing utter neglect of the Roads and Building department as the link road connecting the premiere university is in a state of utter neglect. The long struggle carried out by the senior faculty to get the road link decked up has failed to yield fruitful results. Dejected with the response of the concerned department towards their genuine demand Prof. Mohammad Asghar, Dean School of Mathematical Sciences & Engineering and Principal College of Engineering has now reached the door step of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah seeking immediate attention towards the dilapidated condition of the road.   Highlighting the pathetic state of affairs of the existing road …

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Aam Admi of Jammu voted for Change

Aam Admi of Jammu-Poonch voted for change

The results of Lok Sabha polls would be declared on May 16, 2014  but ‘aam admi’ across Jammu region Thursday enthusiastically punctured  inflated ‘egos’ of select group of politicians by coming out in large numbers and recording a 20 percent bump in the overall poll percentage in comparison to 2009 Lok Sabha polls. The alliance leaders who were only parroting one slogan during their campaign meetings discounting any Modi wave were apparently left stranded witnessing huge response of the electorate in rural pockets. Twenty per cent bump in the overall poll percentage in comparison to 2009 Lok Sabha polls has already left the ruling partners in a state of shock. There is a sense of unease prevailing in the congress …

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Rahul is the pulse of young India, Modi has the agenda of dividing the society: Omar

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Making comparison between Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, who is also Working President of National Conference, Tuesday said that while Rahul Gandhi represents the aspirations of modern India and is sincere in his efforts to ensure inclusive and holistic development of all sections of the society equitably, Narendra Modi is beholder of a known ideology and has not been exonerated by the people of the Country of the charges of communal riots in Gujarat in which large number of people were killed. “Rahul Gandhi is the pulse of young India and takes along with him people of all the age groups in his mission to lead India towards a modern, prosperous and scientific era and Narendra …

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Madan Lal Sharma files nomination papers for Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha seat

Madan Lal Sharma files nomination papers for Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha seat- Congress-National Conference

Congress candidate and sitting MP Madan Lal Sharma files nomination papers for Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha seat. Madan Lal reached the office of the Returning Officer with a good number of supporters. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Dy. CM Tara Chand, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee president Saif-ud-Din Soz, State Minister Raman Bhalla, NC Provinicial President Darvinder Rana and others also accompanied the Congress candidate.    

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Retired BDO is AAP candidate from Jammu-Poonch LS Seat


Harbans Lal Bhagat, a retired govt servant with a small stint in the field of active politics was on wednesday named as AAM ADMI PARTY(AAP) candidate on the Jammu Poonch Lok Sabha seat. Not known in the political circles soon after the AAP cleared his name and posted the list on the website frantic calls were made by the journalists here in Jammu to know the credentials of AAP candidate. According to official sources, Harbans Lal Bhagat is a resident of Kot Bhalwal area and retired as BDO more than two years ago. After his retirement he took a plunge in the state politics and joined Awami National Conference and later PDP before joining the AAP.

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Students missed Routine classes as Mantriji celebrated creation of New Units

Function in Rajouri School-Shabir Ahmed Khan-Jammu-Rajouri

Shabir Khan added another feather in his cap, addresses public meeting inside High School building in Rajouri, children directed to stay away from classes. On Thursday Minister of State for Health Shabir Ahmad Khan said  that creation of new blocks, Niabats,Tehsils and Sub Divisions would go a long way in mitigating the difficulties of  the people. Ironically, public representative from Rajouri added to the hardships of school children as the said assembly of people was organised in the Govt High School Gambhir Brahmna and the students were  asked to stay away from the school. According to field reports those who turned up to attend classes were directed not to join the classes as large rush of people was expected in …

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Army UAV crashes in Nowshera, COI ordered

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian army, which was on a training sortie, crashed near  the line of control in Nowshera area of Rajouri district on Monday. According to official sources, the UAV crashed near Rajal village of Nowshera around 1.45 p.m. The Indian army has ordered a Court of Inquiry to inquire in to the circumstances leading to the crash of the UAV in thickly populated area. According to Ministry of Defence Spokesman in Jammu,” the UAV was on a training sortie when it suddenly developed some technical snag and crashed in Rajal village of Nowshera. The Defence Spokesman also clarified that no loss of life or civilian property was reported after the crash in the village. …

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