New CJI’s native village upbeat

New CJI’s native village upbeat

As Justice Tirath Singh Thakur took the oath as the Chief Justice of India (CJI) at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Thursday, there was jubilation at his native Batru village in Ramban district, where he was born in 1952. “People are upbeat...
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Hoteliers, cab drivers make a quick buck

Hoteliers, cab drivers make a quick buck

While people of the state have pinned hopes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here tomorrow, local hoteliers and owners of mini-buses and taxis are making a fast buck. They have a reason to smile as all the available rooms...
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Chanderkot villagers to hold protest during PM’s visit

Chanderkot villagers to hold protest during PM’s visit

Thousands await free power from 900-MW Baghlihar project, commissioned in 2008 Thousands of villagers of Baghlihar hamlet in Chanderkot and its surrounding villages in Ramban district have yet to get the promised free power from the 900-MW Baghlihar hydel powe...
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People stage protests against ‘shortage’ of doctors in Ramban

People stage protests against ‘shortage’ of doctors in Ramban

The residents of Banihal today staged protests over “shortage” of doctors in various hospitals here and accused the state government of “adopting discriminatory policies” against them, police said. The residents came out on roads and ra...
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