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Army instructed to reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan: Govt


The government has given instructions to the Army to reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan at the border, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. “The Army has been instructed to reply to the ceasefire violations and it is acting on the issue,” Prasad told reporters here on the issue of ceasefire violations. The Union Minister for Law and Justice, Communications and IT was speaking at the airport, before leaving for Jabalpur along with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to lay the foundation stone for Electronic Manufacturing Cluster and IT Park. In one of the worst ceasefire violations, five villagers were killed and 29 injured in heavy mortar shelling and firing by Pakistani troops targeting hamlets and outposts …

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Omar condemns killing of civilians in shelling from across border


Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has strongly condemned the killing of innocent civilians in the shelling from across the border in Arnia sector of Jammu district. He said that resorting to shelling on civilian and that too on the occasion of holy Eid is even more shocking. He expressed his solidarity with border people and assured the support of his government. The Chief Minister who did not celebrate Eid festivity in the mark of respect to the human lives last in devastating flood and huge losses caused to the residential houses, public infrastructure and other property affecting of people, offered at Hazratbal this morning and flew Jammu to meet the bereaved families in the shelling from across the border. The Chief …

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CRPF and NGOs organised ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ in Udhampur

CRPF and NGOs organised Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan in Udhampur- Clean India

After almost a week-long cleanliness drive in central government offices led by Cabinet ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wielded a broom on Thursday launching country’s biggest ever cleanliness drive “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” from Rajpath. And at the same day, On 2nd October 2014 at around 11:30 am, when we reached Slathia Chowk, near DC Office Udhampur. We felt very good seeing some volunteers from CRPF and NGOs were clearing up the mess which was lying there for an year. The smell coming out of this garbage was unbearable, even then the volunteers were clearing all this garbage was worth applauding.  But when we started following the vehicle carrying all this garbage collected by these volunteers, we found that all the …

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In Udhampur, Devika and Tawi rivers meant for dumping city waste

Udhampur Devika and Tawi rivers meant for dumping city waste-Udhampur Municipal Council-Devika-Tawi-Garbage

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This is how Udhampur Municipal Council dumps Garbage

Udhampur-Swachh Bharat- Sanitation-Udhampur- Municipal Council Udhampur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead from the front tomorrow as the government gears up to launch the biggest ever cleanliness and sanitation drive in the country. A ‘clean India’ by 2019 when the nation will mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is the vision driving the mission. Its launch on Oct 2 has a lot of significance as Father of the Nation had a penchant for cleanliness in his personal habits and sought to promote it in his environs in every way. Now, PM Modi intends to involve every citizen in the task of cleanliness. And at the same time, there is a town in the state of Jammu Kashmir, Udhampur where the concerned authorities picks up the …

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Govt claims we are developing Bahu fort area but beautification project in shambles

Bahu fort area but beautification project in shambles

On Monday when senior Congress Minister Raman Bhalla visited Bahu Fort area and participated in the Navratra celebrations and also performed Surya Putri Aarti on the banks of river Tawi he claimed that Bahu Fort is emerging as favorite tourist destination. Ironically when it comes to developing the area to  attract more tourist traffic the state govt departments are lacking in enthusiasm and the spirit to develop the area. The construction of darshani deodi near Kalika colony is still hanging in balance and gives a shabby look to the entire area. Resting points erected in the area remain out of bound for visitors as they ar emostly occupied by the stray animals. Also Read: Government is taking up several steps …

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J&K Ministers disappeared during Floods when People needed them: BJP

JK Floods- State Government-ministers-bjp

Accusing Jammu and Kashmir ministers of “disappearing” from the scene when people needed them most during floods, BJP today said government institutions should be made responsible and corruption-free to deal with such calamities. “We ridicule the opportunistic leaders, particularly some ministers, who disappeared from the scenes of floods when the public needed them most and those directly responsible for loss of men and materials had gone in hibernation,” BJP state spokesperson Nirmal Kamal told reporters here today. Attacking the Omar Abdullah government for “going in hibernation” and expressing apprehension of corruption in flood relief and rehabilitation work, she said, “The state government should awake to introspect unwarranted corrupt and biased administrative approach to deal with highly sensitive projects fallen prey …

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Floods in Jammu Kashmir is adversely affecting the tourism industry, tour operators, hoteliers, taxi drivers in need of help

Floods in Jammu Kashmir

The constantly declining tourist traffic to the state of Jammu and Kashmir does not augur well for the hotel industry, tour operators and Taxi drivers who rely on their footfalls to earn their livelihood. Since the first week of September 2014 the state is witnessing steep decline in the tourist traffic to various destinations in the state.  Even the average number of pilgrims flocking the Katra base camp to perform special prayers in the bhawan shrine during Navratra festival is declining as compared to previous years. Anticipating less rush of tourists in the coming months in the wake of complete destruction of tourist infrastructure on the banks of Dal Lake and at various other locations the tour operators with advance …

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Govt seeking Financial Assistance from Centre but not prepared to release salaries of Distressed Employees

Govt seeking Financial Assistance from Centre but not prepared to release salaries of Distressed Employees- Jammu Kashmir Floods

On one hand the state govt is seeking liberal assistance from the Union govt to help flood affected population rebuild their lives before the onset of winter season and on the other hand the same govt has thought of a novel idea of not releasing salaries of state govt employees who are yet to report on duty after the devastating floods hit the state of Jammu and Kashmir. In the absence of any fool proof mechanism where it has been verified that all the employees of the state govt survived the deluge and are fighting fit despite remaining submerged in flood waters for over one week. It is not known to the state govt agencies whether any state govt employee …

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Omar meets PM, seeks special rehab package for flood-ravaged state

Omar meets pm Modi

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought a special rehabilitation package from the Centre for the flood-ravaged State. Pitching for liberal assistance from the Centre, Omar told the Prime Minister that such a package was necessary for putting life back on rails in the state. Thanking the Prime Minister for timely assistance by way of rescue efforts and immediate relief to the affected people, Omar told Modi that the state was looking upto the Centre “in this hour of grave crisis”. “Our hearts go out to the families who have lost their dear ones,” Omar said, adding the the loss to property has been colossal in this calamity. “We look up to you in …

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