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, Rajouri...
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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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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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