Army jawans lit ‘Diyas’ on LoC to celebrate festival of lights

Army jawans lit ‘Diyas’ on LoC to celebrate festival of lights

Jawans of the Indian Army lit up border in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate festival of lights – Diwali – on Thursday. Jawans of the Indian Army lit up border in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir...
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Separate Jammu state need of hour: Balwant Singh Mankotia

Separate Jammu state need of hour: Balwant Singh Mankotia

Former MLA and National Panthers Party (NPP) president Balwant Singh Mankotia reiterated that the demand for a separate Jammu state was need of the hour to end political inequality with the region. He said the residents of Jammu remain neglected...
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Festive mood missing across Jammu markets post Demonetization, GST

Festive mood missing across Jammu markets post Demonetization, GST

With days left for Diwali celebration, markets in Jammu, which were always full with customers, are reeling under impact of GST and demonetization as customers stay away and traders rue the decisions taken in haste. “The main markets in Jammu...
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Congress protests against BJP, alleges ‘Betrayal’ of People’s mandate

Congress protests against BJP, alleges ‘Betrayal’ of People’s mandate

The workers of Congress Party, led by former minister Raman Bhalla, today staged a protest demonstration against the BJP alleging that it (BJP) has cheated the people of Jammu region just for sake of power. The protesters assembled at Karan...
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Dengue patients look to Delhi, Punjab for ‘Reliable’ treatment

Dengue patients look to Delhi, Punjab for ‘Reliable’ treatment

As dengue grips eight districts of the Jammu province, panic-stricken residents are shifting dengue patients to Punjab and Delhi for “reliable” treatment. In Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Jammu, nearly 320 patients have been tested positi...
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25 Pilgrims hurt in accident while returning from Vaishno Devi

25 Pilgrims hurt in accident while returning from Vaishno Devi

As many as 25 Vaishno Devi pilgrims were injured when the bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down a gorge in Reasi district, police said. A police official said that ill fated bus (No. JK02X-9817)...
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Congress protests against Centre, State for ‘Protecting’ Jay Shah

Congress protests against Centre, State for ‘Protecting’ Jay Shah

Congress workers under the leadership of former minister Raman Bhalla today held a demonstration against the Union Government for protecting BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah. The party also lodged its protest against portraying separatist leader Asiya ...
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New incentive scheme under GST regime death trap for J&K units: Jammu traders

New incentive scheme under GST regime death trap for J&K units: Jammu traders

Threatening to launch an agitation, traders of Jammu today criticised the Centre for its recently announced incentive scheme under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime. They said “if the scheme is not revisited, it will serve as a death...
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Cong seeks judicial probe into Jay Shah’s businesses

Cong seeks judicial probe into Jay Shah’s businesses

Stepping up attack on the NDA government for defending BJP president Amit Shah’s son on the business deals of his companies, the Congress today demanded constitution of a judicial commission, comprising two sitting judges of the Supreme Court, to reveal...
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Anti-encroachment drive in Jammu city turns violent, 5 hurt

Anti-encroachment drive in Jammu city turns violent, 5 hurt

At least five persons, including two policemen, were injured when an anti-encroachment drive launched by the Jammu Development Authority (JDA) turned violent at the General Bus Stand here today. The injured included three local shopkeepers and two policemen w...
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