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Fighting corruption

Fighting corruption

Corruption, in any society, breeds injustice and injustices triggers unrest which in no way is good for any healthy society. This menace, unfortunately, is wide-spread all over the country and Jammu and Kashmir is no exception. Lt Governor-led UT administration has been making claims of curbing this menace and in this backdrop, it has decided […]

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Focusing on education

Focusing on education

The decision of J&K School Education Department (SED) to establish Virtual Reality Lab (VRL) in each district of Jammu and Kashmir has been hailed by one and all. With new education policy, India is heading towards an educational system that, on one hand, would help make students more creative and innovative and on the hand […]

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Cinema in Kashmir

Cinema in Kashmir

Kashmir – once the favourite destination of Bollywood film makers – got disconnected from the film world when in early 90’s, armed groups backed by some religious organizations forced shutting of cinema halls in the length and breadth of Valley. After almost nine years, in 1999, then government headed by Farooq Abdullah attempted to reopen […]

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Harvesting rain water

Harvesting rain water

While reviewing the progress of developmental works in district Doda, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha took stock of the interventions for enhancing farmers’ income and encouraged the use of modern agriculture technologies among the farming community. He asked the concerned officials to encourage farmers for diversification and avail the benefits of schemes of UT government for […]

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Road safety needs attention

Road safety needs attention

On Wednesday eleven people, including four women, died and 29 more were injured when an overcrowded mini-bus plunged into a deep gorge in Poonch district. The bus was on its way to Poonch from Gali Maidan when it met with the accident near Brari Nallah in the border belt of Sawjian. From President of India […]

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When wild animals roam in cities!!!

When wild animals roam in cities!!!

The other day, a she bear was seen roaming in Srinagar’s posh Rajbagh area. It also mauled one person in Lal Mandi area. The very presence of wild animals in the heart of city created scare all over and special announcements were made from the public address systems of local mosques asking people to stay […]

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War against drug trafficking

War against drug trafficking

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha kick-started a month-long drug de-addiction campaign on Thursday and said efforts were underway to put an end to the smuggling of narcotic substances from across the border. He sought cooperation of all sections of society for the success of the ‘Nasha Mukt’ campaign and lauded security forces personnel for their alertness […]

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Death on roads

Death on roads

On Tuesday eight people died and three others sustained serious injuries when the vehicle, they were travelling in, skidded off the road and plunged into a 300-feet gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. Such kind of reports publish in newspapers almost on daily basis. There is hardly any day when someone doesn’t die […]

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Boosting heritage, pilgrim tourism

Boosting heritage, pilgrim tourism

Kashmir has re-emerged on the tourism map with full force as the Union Territory has seen tremendous footfall during past few months. Government has taken and is taking several steps to make tourism sector more vibrant to give boost to the economy of the UT. While Jammu and Kashmir has tremendous tourism potential vis-à-vis its […]

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Fraudulent recruitments

Fraudulent recruitments

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday cancelled the recruitment of finance accounts assistants and junior engineers and recommended a CBI probe into the selection process following complaints that the recruitment process was not fair. Th administration has assured the aspirants that those responsible for alleged discrepancies will not be spared and there won’t be […]

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