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&K. The...
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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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Kathua DC to get highest Civil Services honour

Kathua DC to get highest Civil Services honour

The Deputy Commissioner of Kathua, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, has been selected for the country’s highest Civil Services honour, the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration. The award carrying Rs 5 lakh in cash, gold medal and a...
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