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 expressed satisfaction that India's reputation has increased globally due to hard work, discipline and l....
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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. Consequent to the elections of the Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats in the State, the electorate ....
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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 MeT, Mukhtar Ahmad told KNS the weather across JK will improve gradually from this evening Officia....
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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 Kumar. Later, the newly appointed Director Information inspected various wings of the Directorat....
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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 comfortable here, therefore all those who attack Kashmiris outside the Valley should refrain from such a....
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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 comfortable here, therefore all those who attack Kashmiris outside the Valley should refrain from such a....
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