Kathua residents urged Mehbooba Mufti to scrap Lakhanpur toll

Kathua residents urged Mehbooba Mufti to scrap Lakhanpur toll

Kathua residents meet Mehbooba, raise issue of illegal mining from Ravi canal The toll at Lakhanpur, the gateway of J&K, and the unabated illegal extraction of minerals from the Ravi canal predominantly came under discussion of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti...
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Search ops launched in Hiranagar after three armed men spotted

Search ops launched in Hiranagar after three armed men spotted

Amid the prevailing tension on the International Border in Hiranagar, an input about the movement of “three armed men” in a border village of Hiranagar sector today kept security agencies — Army, CRPF and Kathua police — on their toes....
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In Badanaal village, water is rationed from its only well : Latur of JK

In Badanaal village, water is rationed from its only well : Latur of JK

Chowkidar guards the well 24×7; water theft carries penalty — no water for 5 days At Badanaal village in Ghatti panchayat, 25 km from Kathua district headquarters, a chowkidar-cum-panchayat member has been guarding one of two wells, the only source...
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Basohli tense after boy’s throat-slit body found

Basohli tense after boy’s throat-slit body found

Villagers manhandle DSP, set afire SHO’s vehicle in Kathua Basohli and Mahanpur towns of Kathua district today observed a shutdown following tension triggered by the recovery of the throat-slit body of a Class VIII Dalit boy in the area on...
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Irked BSF man creates ruckus at Union Minister’s function

Irked BSF man creates ruckus at Union Minister’s function

Criticises Jitendra for hoodwinking people by making hollow promises An enraged youth today lambasted Minister for State (MoS) in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh for allegedly hoodwinking people by making hollow promises to them. The Union Ministe...
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First cable-stayed bridge of North opens today

First cable-stayed bridge of North opens today

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will inaugurate Northern India’s first cable-stayed bridge on the Ravi river in the Basohli area of Kathua district on Thursday. The 592-metre-long bridge is important for quick induction of armed forces from Punjab to J&amp...
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Basohli bridge to be inaugurated by Dec-end

Basohli bridge to be inaugurated by Dec-end

North India’s first 592-metre-long cable-stayed bridge over the Ravi river in the Basohli area of Kathua district will be inaugurated after the Parliament session. The bridge is strategically important for quick induction of troops into J&K during any co...
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‘We’re living in hell, no one pays heed to our miseries’

‘We’re living in hell, no one pays heed to our miseries’

Displaced border residents recount tales of misery as they battle government apathy The administration’s apathy is adding to the woes of hundreds of border villagers, displaced again by border firing in Kathua and Samba districts. Around 300 villagers have t...
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ED sleuths in Jammu and Kashmir foil bid to smuggle banned forest products

Sleuths of the Jammu and Kashmir Excise Department on Friday foiled a bid to smuggle rare and highly-valuable banned forest products after a huge quantity of them were seized at the Lakhanpur toll post in Kathua district. A vehicle from...
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Case registered against chief engineer of Ranjit Sagar Dam

Case registered against chief engineer of Ranjit Sagar Dam

A Punjab chief engineer working on Ranjit Sagar Dam was booked along with the dam management by Jammu and Kashmir police for alleged criminal negligence which led to the death of a villager in Kathua district. The FIR was registered...
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