Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Govt of India releases Rs 260 cr for 5 New Medical Colleges
Srinagar 12 December(agencies) Government of India today released Rs 260 crore to the Health and Medical Education Department for five New Medical Colleges coming up at Anantnag, Baramulla, Doda, Kathua and Rajouri. According to Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, with the latest release of funds by the Government of India, the cumulative release of central share for these colleges till date has reached Rs 765 crores. The official said the Ministry of Health an....
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Policemen managing minority pickets’ easy targets of militants
Srinagar, Dec 12, (Agencies) Policemen guarding minorities in Kashmir Valley are easy targets of militants as the pickets managed by cops in no way can be termed as secure and safe. Questions are being raised over the strategy and planning of Government after militants on Tuesday gunned down four policemen in Zainapora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district. Anees Ahmad Mir, a resident of Souch, Kulgam; Mehraj-u-din, resident of Bandipora; Hamidullah, resident of Anantnag and Abdul Maje....
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Governor administration lists its major initiatives during past five months
Jammu, Dec 12, (Agencies) The governor Satya Pal Malik led administration on Wednesday released a list of key developmental, welfare and other measures initiated in the state during past five months. The compendium was released by Governor Satya Pal at a press conference in Jammu today. Malik was flanked by his Advisors B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and K K Sharma, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam and Principal Secretary to the Governor, Umang Narula. Here is the compendium....
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Principal Secretary Finance briefs Governor
Jammu, December 12: Sh. Navin Kumar Choudhary, Principal Secretary Finance, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about the ongoing process for preparation of the State Budget 2019-20. Governor emphasized timely presentation of the Budget 2019-20 and stressed ensuring effective management of resources and timely completion of the developmental projects.....
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Vyas resigns as advisor after appointment in UPSC
Srinagar 12 December(Agencies) Advisor to Governor B B Vyas on Wednesday morning tendered his resignation to Governor Satya Pal Malik following his appointment as Member Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Vyas confirmed to a news agency that he has tendered his resignation to Governor Satya Pal Malik and is proceeding to Delhi to take up his new assignment.....
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Myanmar to grant visa-on-arrival for Indian tourists
New Delhi 11 December(Agencies) In a bid to boost relations with India, Myanmar will provide visa-on-arrival for Indian tourists, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Tuesday as he began his five-day visit to the country. President Kovind’s visit to Myanmar will continue India’s high level engagements with Myanmar under the rubric of ‘Act East Policy’ and ‘Neighbourhood First Policy.’ “Coinciding with President Kovind’s visit, and to further people-to-people relations, Myanmar has announced....
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Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor
New Delhi 11 December(Agencies) Former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das, who spearheaded the post-demonetisation normalisation of the economy, was Tuesday named the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Das, 61, replaces Urjit Patel, who shocked the establishment and markets by announcing his exit from the central bank Monday. Das will have a three-year term, an official order said. He will be the first bureaucrat to head the central bank in almost five years. While it was widely expec....
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Floral tribute paid to four policemen killed in Shopian militant attack
Srinagar,Dec 11 (Agencies) :Floral tribute was paid to four policemen killed in a militant attack in Zainapora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday, police said. A spokesman said that a wreath laying ceremony was held at District Police Lines Shopian to pay homage to Abdul Majeed Ganaie, Mehraj-ud-din Dar, Anees Ahmad Mir and Hameed-ul-lah Ganaie. “Civil & Police Officers including Munir Ahmed Khan, ADGP (Security/Law & Order/HG), IGP Kashmir S. P. Pani, DIG SKR Amit Kumar la....
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President Kovind holds delegation-level talks with Myanmarese leadership
Myanmar 11 December(Agencies) President Ram Nath Kovind held delegation-level talks with the Myanmarese leadership today. He was given a grand ceremonial reception and guard of honour at Myanmar president house in the morning. After wide-ranging talks with Myanmar President and the State counsellor, India and Myanmar signed two MOUs. First one is for the training of Myanmar judicial officers in India, in the field of civil law, criminal law, environmental and medical jurisprudence. The....
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‘Bhagwan Ram’ has collapsed BJP: Farooq Abdullah
Srinagar, Dec 11 (Agencies): National Conference president and three time former chief minister Dr Farooq Abdullah has said that using “Bhagwan Ram” has collapsed BJP in the five states that went to polls recently. Talking to media news service , Dr Farooq Abdullah said, “Using the name of “Bhagwan Ram” for winning elections has collapsed BJP. People have rejected Mandir-Masjid politics and upheld secular politics in the country. For four years they didn’t remember a temple to be built in the ....
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