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Classes being held under tents at overcrowded school in Rajouri

The lack of infrastructure and a dilapidated school building has not only affected students’ studies, but it has also put the lives of almost 650 children at risk in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri region. The Government Girls Higher Secondary School...
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Water supply hit as PHE workers protest

Water supply hit as PHE workers protest

As daily wagers, casual workers and ITI-trained workers of the Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department have been on a protest for the past nine days, residents of Rajouri town and adjoining areas today said they were facing hardships as they...
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Two houses damaged, six water mills washed away in flood in Rajouri district

Two houses damaged, six water mills washed away in flood in Rajouri district

Two houses were damaged and six water mills washed away in flash-floods triggered by heavy rains in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Due to heavy rains, there were floods and mudslides in Bhella rivulet yesterday in the Bella-Lakhi belt...
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Jawan, VDC member arrested for firing in Rajouri

Jawan, VDC member arrested for firing in Rajouri

An Army jawan and a Village Defence Committee (VDC) member were arrested for firing shots, triggering panic and terror among the people in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. The duo were arrested for firing and creating panic and terror...
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Govt appeals Traders bodies to call off their strike ‘All Muslim youth released, Hindu leaders apologized’: Zulifkar Ali

Govt appeals Traders bodies to call off their strike ‘All Muslim youth released, Hindu leaders apologized’: Zulifkar Ali

Government Friday said that all the 17 Muslim youth that had been arrested for their alleged involvement in stone-pelting incidents in trouble hit Rajouri district were released on Friday morning. “After 16 hours long meeting between the respectable citizens...
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Curfew continues in Rajouri for third day

Curfew continues in Rajouri for third day

Curfew continued in Rajouri town of Jammu region on Thursday for the third day after it was relaxed for two hours on Wednesday evening, police said. Sporadic clashes had erupted in parts of Rajouri during the curfew relaxation period on...
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Uneasy calm in Rajouri amid curfew

Uneasy calm in Rajouri amid curfew

• Protests spread to Budhal, Kotranka; markets remain shut • Muslims demand release of arrested youth Uneasy calm prevailed in Rajouri where strict curfew-like restrictions remained in force for second consecutive day on Wednesday without any relaxation. H...
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Kashmir receives snowfall when other parts reel under severe heat

Kashmir receives snowfall when other parts reel under severe heat

While the rest of India continued to simmer under intense heat wave, higher reaches of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall. It has been snowing in Rajouri intermittently since Sunday (May 24) causing the mercury to drop...
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Flood fury across JK

Flood fury across JK

50 feared dead in Rajouri bus capsize 20 killed in State floods: Govt; Several structures, bridges swept away in Pir Panchal districts At least 50 persons are feared dead after flashfloods swept away a bus in this border district in...
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India Says Troops Killed In Kashmir Skirmish

India Says Troops Killed In Kashmir Skirmish

Army spokesman says two Indian soldiers are fired upon by Pakistani troops in Indian-administrated Kashmir. Two Indian soldiers have been killed after Pakistani troops crossed the ceasefire line in the Himalayan region of Kashmir and attacked an army patrol, I...
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