Thursday, February 21, 2019
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PM Modi says terrorism, climate change two biggest threats to mankind
 
Seoul Feb 21(Agencies) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that India Korea relations are not only based on business but also on people to people contacts. Addressing a gathering of Indian community of South Korea in Seoul this evening, the Prime Minister said people of Indian origin act as messengers for the nation. He lauded the efforts of Indian community in development of Korea, supplementing the role of ancient cultural and religious ties between both the countries. Mr Modi expr....
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Elections to vacant seats in JK Legislative Council: Matter to be taken up with ECI
 
Jammu, Feb 21 (Agencies): The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved taking up the matter with the Election Commission of India (ECI) regarding the proposal for holding of elections to the six (6) vacant seats in the J&K Legislative Council. Presently, there are two (02) vacancies/seats earmarked for Municipalities and four (04) vacancies/seats earmarked for Panchayats to be filled by the electorate of Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats.....
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Weather to improve from Friday: MeT
Highway closed due to fresh snowfall, landslides
 
Srinagar, Feb 21 (Agencies): The overnight rains lashed Valley plains while as the higher reaches received fresh snowfall since Wednesday evening. The local Meteorological (MeT) department has predicted improvement in weather conditions from Friday. Officials in MeT department told media reporters that the weather in Jammu and Kashmir would improve from Friday. “There is possibility of more rains at isolated places but overall the weather will improve from Friday,” they said. Deputy Director ....
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Gulzar Shabnam assumes charge as Director Information
 
Jammu, Feb 21,(Agencies) Gulzar Ahmed Shabnam today assumed the charge as Director Information and Public Relations, here today. He took the charge from outgoing Director Tariq Ahmed Zargar Who has been posted as Director Hospitality and Protocol. Gulzar Ahmed Dar Shabnam was holding the post of Director Sericulture before joining as Director Information. Gulzar assumed the office in presence of outgoing Director and senior officers of the department including Joint Director, Jammu Naresh....
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Sikhs, Pandits protest against attacks on Kashmiris outside Valley
 
Srinagar, Feb 21 (Agencies): The Sikh and Pandit community in Srinagar, Wednesday staged a protest against the attacks on Kashmiris in and outside Jammu and Kashmir. Scores of Sikhs, Pandits assembled at Hari Singh High Streets here and chanted slogans like ‘Hindu, Muslim Sikh Itehaad, Zindabaad Zindabaad’. They condemned the attacks on Kashmiris outside the Valley and said such acts must be stopped. “Despite minority community, we never witnessed such situation in Kashmir. We feel very comf....
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Sikhs, Pandits protest against attacks on Kashmiris outside Valley
 
Srinagar, Feb 20 (Agencies): The Sikh and Pandit community in Srinagar, Wednesday staged a protest against the attacks on Kashmiris in and outside Jammu and Kashmir. Scores of Sikhs, Pandits assembled at Hari Singh High Streets here and chanted slogans like ‘Hindu, Muslim Sikh Itehaad, Zindabaad Zindabaad’. They condemned the attacks on Kashmiris outside the Valley and said such acts must be stopped. “Despite minority community, we never witnessed such situation in Kashmir. We feel very comf....
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JK set to receive another spell of snow, rains from this evening
Batote, adjoining areas will get heavy rains
 
Srinagar, Feb 20 (Agencies): As weather remained cloudy throughout the day, the weatherman on Wednesday predicted rains and snow till Thursday afternoon, saying that Jammu would receive moderate rains besides hailstorm. Deputy Director of Meteorological department (MeT), Mukhtar Ahmad said, “There is possibility of light rains in plains of Kashmir from this evening while as hilly areas would receive another snowfall.” He added moderate rains would also lash Jammu region while there is possib....
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Trump describes Pulwama attack as horrible
 
washington Feb 20(Agencies) US President Donald Trump has described Pulwama attack as horrible and offered full support to India to combat terrorism, asking Islamabad to punish those responsible for the heinous act. Talking to reporters at Oval Office in White House, Mr Trump said, it would be wonderful if the two South Asia neighbours get along. At a separate news conference, the State Department said the US has been in close communication with the Indian government to express not only ....
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Saudi crown prince backs India's fight against terrorism
 
New Delhi Feb 20 *Agencies):- India and Saudi Arabia have agreed to cooperate further in the fight against terrorism and put pressure on those countries which are supporting terror to deal with its growing threat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said. In his press statement after talks with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in New Delhi, Prime Minister said, Saudi Arabia is one of the most crucial strategic partners of India and both the count....
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Government downgrades, withdraws security of all 18 Hurriyat leaders, 155 other political persons
 
Jammu, Feb 20 (Agencies): In a major step today, the Government of Jammu & Kashmir downgraded and withdrew the security of 18 Hurriyat leaders in the state. According to the spokesperson of Home Department, it was felt that providing security to these separatist leaders is a wastage of scarce state resources which could be better utilised elsewhere. Among the leaders whose security has been downgraded and withdrawn are SAS Geelani, Aga Syed Mosvi, Maulvi Abbas Ansari, Yaseen Malik, Saleem Geelani, Shahid ul Islam, Zaffar Akbar Bhat, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Farooq Ahmed Kichloo, Masroor Abbas Ansari, Aga Syed Abul Hussain, Abdul Gani Shah and Mohd Musadiq Bhat. This is in addition the 4 persons whose security was withd....
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Local News
Former PDP Leader Syed Asgar Ali Joins NC
JK Bank announces new dates for probationary officer and banking associate exams
ECI to hold high-level review of election preparedness in next week
Advisor Ganai meets around 50 delegations, individuals during public durbar at Srinagar
Farooq Shah takes stock of facilities for migrant families
Speaker Legislative Assembly meets Governor
Srinagar-Jammu highway through for one-way traffic
BDO Kalakote Dies Of Cardiac Arrest
Situation under control, essential supplies normal: Div Com
Advisor Ganai to conduct public hearing at Srinagar on Feb 14
 
Opinion
Being Emotional – Right Or Not :- Ashwani Koul Post on face book
MODI JI THE DRESS VOTE ACTOR:-WRITTEN BY ASHOK RAINA
Unholy Act of the Holy Cow:-Col NN Bhatia (Retd)
Children of separated parents:-Kiran Raina
7 things which BJP needs do to win Jammu, Ladakh hands down:-By Hari Om Mahajan
My Thoughts:-Kiran Raina
Tobacco usage – the biggest culprit undermining all development efforts:-Santosh Jain Passi* Akanksha Jain**
Fast Tracking Skill Development:-Sarita Brara
Towards ENSURING quality Education:-Ghanshyam Goel
Protecting Language Diversity in India:-Pandurang Hegde
 
Nation/World
Government decides to stop share of river waters which flow into Pakistan
Bangladesh: Death toll rises to 81 in fire accident in Dhaka
Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya matter on Feb 26
Home Minister Rajnath Singh flags off Lucknow- Najaf flight
At least 27 killed in suicide attack on Iran Revolutionary Guards’ bus
1st Annual Conference of Media Units held in Delhi
CBI quizzes Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar for over 40 hours
Last day of Budget Session; CAG Report on Rafale Deal tabled in Parliament
President unveils portrait of Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee
ED to question Robert Vadra in Bikaner land scam case
 
Sports
73rd National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy 2018-19
Santosh Trophy Football Championship
2nd T20: India beat New Zealand by 7 wickets
11th District speedball championship concluded, DPS Kathua wins overall championship 2019
J&K Won Second Runner Trophy in 4th Cadet National Taekwondo Championship 2018-19(4)
Boxing players from Srinagar protests at Press Enclave, demand postponement of boxing championship
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the Head of State of the Principality of Monaco, Prince Albert II, at Hyderabad House, New Delhi on February 05, 2019
Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev to flag off 'Tridhaatu Navi Mumbai Half Marathon' on 15th Feb
Advisor K Vijay Kumar lays foundation of ‘Khel Gaon’ at Nagrota
City Red Lifted Firy & Fury Winter Carnival Ice Hockey Cup
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