Bus carrying wedding party turns turtle in Rajouri, injuring 45

Bus carrying wedding party turns turtle in Rajouri, injuring 45

Around 45 people were today injured, two of them seriously, when a bus carrying a marriage party turned turtle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district. “The bus full of Baratis was on its way to Thandi Kassi from Saranu village...
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Seven day Holi bonanza begins in Rajouri

Seven day Holi bonanza begins in Rajouri

Holi, the festival of colours, has a special significance here as Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims celebrate the festival a week in advance by taking out processions on alternate days in the name of Lord Bhairon. Rajouri city today witnessed the...
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Locals protest move to establish firing range in Akhnoor

Locals protest move to establish firing range in Akhnoor

Opposing the move to establish Army firing range in Akhnoor, residents of the area today protested in huge numbers under the leadership of Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) senior vice-president Sham Lal Sharma by blocking the Jammu-Rajouri highway for four hou...
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Rajouri residents catch SPO for ‘burglary attempt’

A Special Police Officer (SPO) associated with the Special Operation Group of the Rajouri police has reportedly been caught red-handed by local residents during his involvement in a burglary attempt. The SPO has been identified as Bashir Ahmed of Saj...
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Mother-son duo killed after VDC member opens fire in Rajouri

Mother-son duo killed after VDC member opens fire in Rajouri

A mother-son duo died after a member of Village defence Committee (VDC) allegedly opened fire on them in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, said an official. News agency GNS reported that the VDC member Mushtaq Ahmad, son of Mohd...
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Transformers supplied under Central scheme of poor quality: MLA Rajouri

Transformers supplied under Central scheme of poor quality: MLA Rajouri

A majority of the transformers supplied by the contractors in Rajouri district under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) are allegedly made of sub-standard material. The Rajouri MLA raised the issue with the Executive Engineer, EM & RE, Ra...
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Protest over bovine smuggling

Protest over bovine smuggling

People of Kalakot tehsil today blocked the Rajouri-Kalakot-Jammu road for more than five hours, alleging that the police had failed to fully stop bovine smuggling to the Kashmir valley. In the wee hours today, six alleged bovine smugglers were taking...
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Cop seen in pictures sitting on woman SPO’s lap, suspended

Pictures of a white-bearded policeman purportedly sitting in the lap of a woman Special Police Officer (SPO) in a police station in Rajouri district has gone viral on social media, prompting authorities to suspend him. Two pictures were posted on...
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Govt teacher suspended for taking tuitions

Govt teacher suspended for taking tuitions

Taking serious note of violation of blanket ban on imparting private tuitions by government teachers, Chief Education officer, Rajouri, C Altaf Hussain today raided some private institutions here and placed an erring official under suspension. Gulbatan Singh, ...
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Two students booked for raising pro-Pak slogans in Rajouri

Two students booked for raising pro-Pak slogans in Rajouri

Two students of a government school were booked for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Around eight students of a particular community studying at Government Higher Secondary School in Sialsoi...
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