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  • BJP yet again betrays Jammu bandh is on: AIIMS CC JAMMU, July 30:

    Newspoint Bureau
    Jammu region will observe a complete bandh for three days from July 31 and to August 2. Addressing media in a hurriedly convened conference following BJP government’s ambiguous announcement, Abhinav Sharma said that BJP has yet again betrayed and cheated the people of Jammu region by saying that the Union Health Ministry today agreed to provide AIIMS-like facilities to Jammu region. It betrayed Jammu on March 1, when it overturned the February 28 decision of the Union Finance Minister that AIIMS will be established in Jammu and released the obnoxious agenda of alliance which said the AII...

  • BJP foxes Jammu on AIIMS, 72 hour Jammu Bandh begins today

    Newspoint Bureau
    JAMMU, July 30: Perhaps to sabotage 72-hour Jammu Bandh beginning tomorrow, the BJP today came out with a “dicey” announcement on setting up of AIIMS in Jammu, for which the AIIMS coordination committee had been agitating for the past over three months. The Union Health Minister JP Nadda today said that Jammu region will also get AIIMS like facilities in the wake of demands by locals for setting up seperate AIIMS in the region. However, AIIMS coordination committee, an amalgam of over 70 social, religious and trade organisations has said that in the backdrop of ambiguous statement by ...

  • Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2015 Governor reviews Yatra progress & preparations for the upcoming month of Shravan

    Newspoint Bureau
    SASB meeting scheduled for 31st July Srinagar, July 30: Governor N. N. Vohra, who is Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, chaired a meeting today at the Raj Bhavan to review the progress of the Yatra during the first 29 days of the pilgrimage and additional arrangements, if any, which may be required for ensuring a continuing smooth pilgrimage during Shravan which commences on 1st August. Mr. P.K. Tripathi, Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. Jitendra K. Singh, Additional CEO SASB informed the Governor that all the arrangements are in place to facilitate the Yatris till it ...

  • Mufti frames panel for creating productive assets in Estates Dept

    Newspoint Bureau
    Planning Secy to head Committee, recommend effective utilization of land sites by Sept 1 Multi-storied structures to come up at Jawahar Nagar, Gandhi Nagar to overcome shortage of accommodation SRINAGAR, JULY 30, 2015 – In order to overcome acute shortage of accommodation for Government employees and lay base for creation of productive assets, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today ordered constitution of a high-level Committee which will examine and submit recommendations for effective utilization of land sites presently available with the Government for building infrastruc...

  • Indian ambassador to Oman calls on CM JK among 2 states to be promoted by MEA in Muscat

    Newspoint Bureau
    Srinagar, July 30 Ambassador of India to Oman, Indra Mani Pandey, called on the Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, here this morning. During the meeting, the envoy briefed the Chief Minister about the Ministry of External Affairs’ new initiative of assigning Indian ambassadors two individual states to be promoted in the country of their posting. The Indian Ambassador has chosen J&K for promotion in the Gulf state of Oman. He is expected to meet Chief Secretary later to frame modalities for increasing footfall of tourists from Oman to J&K and promoting export of famed handicraft pr...

  • IAS officers required to file details of assets: Dr Jitendra

    Newspoint Bureau
    New Delhi, July 30 In response to a question in the Rajya Sabha today, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh stated that officers of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and other All India Services including Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) as well as officers of Central Civil Services, such as Indian Foreign Service, Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Indian Revenue Service, etc. are required to file a return, consis...

  • Former PRO of Tara Chand creates sensation in court: “Ex DyCM involved in ‘rape’, ‘murder’ and ‘corruption”

    Newspoint Bureau
    Jammu, July 30 In the much publicized writ petition filed by social activist Professor S.K.Bhalla seeking initiating of disciplinary proceedings and withdrawal of security cover from Kewal Krishan Sharma, the then Additional PRO to then Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand and also highlighting accumulation of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income, Thursday took a new turn when Kewal Krishan Sharma after appearing in person in the court of Justice Tashi Rabstan backtracked from his early statement and alleged that Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand is involved in rape, murder an...

  • PHE employees tried to ‘molest’ a married woman ‘No Minister’s son or PSO involved in the act’: Victim

    Newspoint Bureau
    Budgam, July 30 Panic gripped at Yousmarag tourist resort after the two PHE employees tried to assault a married woman sexually. The hue and cry raised by the woman forced the crooka to flee from the spot. The married woman (name withheld), a resident of Doodhkhut Yusmarag in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district said that two PHE employees Rasikh Ahmed Dar, a resident of Nagbal and Muzaffar Ahmed of Rohmu Budgam forcibly entered into her room at around 9:30 on Wednesday night when she was alone in the house. “The duo tried to assault me sexually and when I raised hue and cry they fled from th...


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