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Rockslide at Siyarh Baba waterfall
7 killed; 33 injured in Reasi mishap
Rs 4 lakhs ex-gratia for NOK of deceased; Rs 30,000 for injured
Devinder Sharma
REASI, Jul 15: Seven persons were killed and thirty-three others, majority of them local tourists, were injured on Sunday afternoon when a rock slid and fell on them while they were bathing and enjoying beneath Siyarh Baba waterfall, a popular religious tourist destination in Reasi. In the meanwhile, the state government has sanctioned Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia to the next of the kin of deceased. An immediate relief of Rs 30000 was also provided to t...
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Couple killed, 3 children injured in Doda mishap
DODA, Jul 15: A couple was killed while their son and two daughters were injured when their car skidded off a hilly road and fell into a deep gorge in Doda district of Jammu Sunday morning. The victims were going to Doda town from their Chillybala village. The incident occurred near Mukhyas village when the man driving the car was negotiating a blind turn, said a senior police official. The victims were rushed to a hospital, where Bodh Raj Ma...
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Guv expresses grief over loss of lives in Siar Baba mishap
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: Governor N N Vohra has expressed grief over the loss of lives in an unfortunate hill slide incident at Siyarh Baba Waterfall in Reasi District. He has conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved families. On being informed about the accident Governor directed Dheeraj Gupta, CEO, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, to make immediate arrangements for all the injured persons being taken to the Shrine Board’s Super Speciality Hospital ...
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Batch of 2922 pilgrims leaves Jammu
1.87 lakhs pay obeisance so far
JAMMU, Jul 15: A fresh batch of nearly 3,000 pilgrims Sunday left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp here for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas. In the meanwhile, on the 18th day of the ongoing pilgrimage, 11,331 pilgrims paid obeisance at the holy cave. Till date 1,87,375 pilgrims had the darshan of the Shivling at the holy cave. From Jammu, a convoy of 121 vehicles carrying 2,922 pilgrims, including 725 women and 93 sadhus, le...
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FIR against army personnel
JKP contradicts Centre’s stand on Shopian firing in SC
NEW DELHI, Jul 15: Contradicting New Delhi’s stand on Shopian firing, the Jammu and Kashmir Police has told the Supreme Court that there ‘was no need for sanction from the central government to register a criminal case against army personnel.’ “Even under the AFSPA, the Army Act or under any other law in force, there is no prohibition of registration of FIR against an army personnel,” the Jammu and Kashmir police said in its affidavit filed in...
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India, Pak to be part of SCO anti-terror drill in Russia
P L Uniyal
NEW DELHI, Jul 15: Militaries of India and Pakistan will be part of a mega anti-terror drill in Russia next month which is being organised by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) with an aim to expand cooperation among the member countries to deal with terrorism and extremism. Around 200 army and Air Force personnel from India will be participating in the exercise scheduled from August 20-29 at Chelyabinsk city in west-central Russia, of...
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Party leaders pledge to get state out of uncertainty, accord people dignified future
‘Turbulence is temporary, bids to suppress PDP will fail’
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today termed the state’s present political phase crucial, and asked people to remain united by not allowing the vested interests to exploit them and barter their aspirations for the petty power gains. Addressing public rallies at Kargil ahead of the slated polls for Autonomous Hill Development Council, several PDP leaders underscored the need to strengthen the party on the ground in midst of the...
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BJP denies support to disgruntled PDP leaders
No contact with them: Kaul
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: After Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) disgruntled leader Abdul Majeed Padder claimed that they had 51 MLAs and could form the government, the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said its 25 legislators were not the part of any government formation in Jammu and Kashmir. A Srinagar based news agency KNS report quoted BJP state general secretary (organization) Ashok Koul saying that there was no deliberation going on over th...
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Mehbooba chairs party meet
Asks party leaders for ensuring better outreach to people
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: PDP President Mehbooba Mufti today chaired a meeting of party leaders of central Kashmir at her Gupkar residence today. In a statement PDP chief spokesperson Rafi Ahmad Mir said that the meeting was called to discuss the grassroot mobilisation of party cadres of central Kashmir and to discuss the feedback of party ranks for better outreach. The meeting was attended by central Kashmir legislators, party office bearers and seni...
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Mehbooba, Drabu vacate govt houses in Jammu
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: The state’s Estates Department today said that scores of the legislators and political leaders have vacated from the government quarters since the governor rule was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir. Director Estates, Tassaduq Jeelani told media that some of the legislators have vacated from the quarters while some are still occupied it. “Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, Haseeb Drabu, Altaf Bukhari, Priya Sethi have vacated fr...
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Debate on communal violence, lynching
Left to press for PM’s reply in Monsoon session
NEW DELHI, Jul 15: Left parties intend to corner the government in Parliament on incidents of lynching and communal violence in the country and press for a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the coming Monsoon Session. As they chalk out their strategy for the session, that begins on July 18, the CPI(M) and the CPI alleged that recent incidents of lynching and communal violence have “claimed” many lives in the country and the Prime Minis...
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IGP to cops: Adopt people friendly attitude
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: S P Pani, inspector general of police (IGP), today directed policemen to adopt people friendly attitude while doing their duties. He was interaction with policemen at district police lines in Handwara. “The people friendly attitude and the relation between police and people could get a fillip in right direction which eventually will help police in better understanding of the problems faced by people and the speedy disposal of...
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Malik expresses solidarity with bereaved families
Yasin again arrested in south Kashmir
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik was against arrested by police in south Kashmir. His party spokesman said that Malik was arrested when he was returning home from south Kashmir where he had gone to expresses condolences to some bereaved families. “Yasin sahib along with vice chairman Mushtaq Ajmal, zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri and others were returning to Srinagar when police at Sangam stopped and detained them. Th...
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First ever mass marriages in Kashmir
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: Large number of couples tied knot during the first ever mass marriage function here today. The function was held at Amar Singh Club here and was organized by Charity Jaffria Council Jammu and Kashmir. According to organizers 105 couples from different parts of Valley tied the nuptial knot. Ghulam Rasool Chakan, general secretary of the council said the mass marriages were held for the first time in Kashmir. The couples dress...
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J&K Prisons Deptt facing acute shortage of staff
JAMMU, June 15: Jammu and Kashmir Prison Department is facing huge scarcity of man power and infrastructure to manage the jails of the state. While the state government has been mooting plans to construct jails reformation centres for the convicts, the report of the National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) pointing out the inadequacies of the prison department is a shocking comment on the existing ground situation. The report shows the lack of a...
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SRINAGAR, Jul 15: National Conference (NC) vice president and former chief minister Omar Abdullah today expressed deep grief and shock over the death of several persons in a landslide incident at Siyarh Baba in Reasi district of the Jammu region. “My heart goes out to all those who lost their dear ones in the tragic incident,” Omar Abdullah said and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families. He also prayed for peace to the departed soul...
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