Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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Notification issued for 2nd phase of Lok Sabha elections
 
New Delhi March 19(Agencies) Notification for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections was issued on Tuesday. Ninety-seven constituencies, spread over 13 States and Union Territories, will go to polls in this phase on the 18th of next month. Elections will be held in all the 39 constituencies of Tamil Nadu. Notification for bye-elections in 18 Assembly constituencies in the state has also been issued. The lone seat of Puducherry will also go to polls on the same day. The other States and....
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Pramod Sawant sworn in as new Chief Minister of Goa
 
Goa March 19(Agencies) BJP MLA Pramod Sawant has been sworn- in as the new Chief Minister of Goa. Governor Mridula Sinha administered the oath of office and secrecy to Sawant. The Governor also administered oath to 11 other ministers including Sudin Dhavalikar of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Vijai Sardesai of Goa. Forward Party MGP and GFP are allies of the BJP-led Goa government. The swearing-in ceremony took place at Raj Bhavan in Dona Paula. The new government was sworn-in wi....
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London court issues arrest warrant against Nirav Modi
 
London March 19(Agencies) A London court has issued an arrest warrant against jewellery designer Nirav Modi, the main accused in the two billion US dollars PNB scam case, in response to an ED request for his extradition in a money laundering case. ED has been informed about the issuance of the warrant by the Westminster Magistrate Court against Nirav Modi and he is expected to be put under formal arrest by the local police soon. Nirav Modi will be subsequently brought before the court to....
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Jammu and Kashmir school teacher, arrested in militancy case, dies in custody
 
Srinagar March 19(Agencies) A school teacher, who was arrested in connection with a militancy case, has died in a police custody here, prompting the department to request for a magisterial inquiry, officials said on Tuesday. Rizwan Pandit, 28, a resident of Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, died during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, a police officer said. Pandit, who was a teacher at a private school Hajaz Public School, Awantipora was picked up by the securit....
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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar cremated with state honours
 
Goa March 18(Agencies) The mortal remains of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s were consigned to flames at Miramar near Panaji this evening. The former Defence Minister was accorded a state funeral with full military honours. Several dignitaries, including BJP president Amit Shah were present. Manohar Parrikar, who was 63, breathed his last yesterday at his residence near Panaji after battling a pancreatic ailment for over a year. He is survived by two sons. Earlier in the day, the l....
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General Elections 2019: ECI Issues Election Notification For Baramulla, Jammu Lok Sabha Seats
 
Jammu, March 18 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) today issued notification for General Elections to Baramulla and Jammu Parliamentary Constituencies. As per the notification, last date of filing nominations has been fixed on March 25, while the scrutiny of papers will be held on March 26 and the last date of withdrawal of candidature is March 28 up to 3 PM. Similarly, as per the notification polling for the two seats will be held on April 11, 2019. The voting hours has been fixed ....
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DC Anantnag discusses preparations for annual pilgrimage Amarnath Yatra 2019
 
ANANTNAG, MARCH 18: Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Khalid Jahangir, who is also District Yatra officer, today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to discuss the preparations to be made for smooth conduct of the Annual Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2019. The DC directed CEO, PDA, CMO, SE PDD, Hydraulic, Oxen R&B, PHE, PDD, Urban Development, Education, Tourism, Animal husbandry, Labour, ARTO, Dy. Commandant Home Guard & SDRF, Traffic Department to ensure all necessary arrangements with regard to ....
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VC SMVDU meets Governor
 
Jammu, March 18: Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice-Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Prof. Jain briefed Governor about functioning of the University and about various administrative and academic issues of urgent importance. Governor emphasised the importance of continuing hard work by the faculty and students for achieving the highest standards in teaching, research and extra-curricular activities.....
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Delegation of Samskrita Bharati meets Governor
 
Jammu, March 18: A delegation from the ‘Samskrita Bharati’ comprising Sh. Dinesh Kamat, All India Organising Secretary; Sh. Purshottam Dubey, Secretary J&K Unit of the Samskrita Bharati and Sh. Dilip Chandravanshi, Organising Secretary J&K Unit met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation put forth various suggestions for promotion of Sanskrit Language in the State.....
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JJ Panel visits Kamalkote Uri for on spot assessment of post shelling situation
 
Srinagar, Mar 18 (Agencies): Juvenile Justice Panel headed by Justice Husnain Massodi comprising of G.A Sofi State, Mission Director ICPS and local authorities visited Kamalkote area of Uri in Baramulla district spread over 15 villages with 25000 populations to have an on spot assessment of the problems faced by children because of shelling. The panel interacted with Sarpanchs, panches and other respectable of the area. The panel was told that the area does not have internet connectivity an....
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Local News
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DC Kathua reviews Navratra arrangements
Advisor Sharma’s public hearing at Jammu postponed
Advisor Sharma expresses grief over demise of Manohar Parrikar
Former Vice-Chancellor SKUAST-J meets Governor
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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
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My Thoughts:-Kiran Raina
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Fast Tracking Skill Development:-Sarita Brara
Towards ENSURING quality Education:-Ghanshyam Goel
Protecting Language Diversity in India:-Pandurang Hegde
 
Nation/World
Tamil Nadu: DMK, AIADMK release election manifestos
India, Guinea must work to enhance bilateral trade: Prez Ram Nath Kovind
India, Maldives sign three agreements
Afghanistan: 22 soldiers killed in Taliban attack
President Kovind expresses grief over passing away of Manohar Parrikar
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar passes away
CPI(M) announces first list of 45 candidates for Lok Sabha polls
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France to impose financial sanctions on Masood Azhar
Christchurch shootings: 49 killed in one of "New Zealand's darkest days"
 
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India's competitions at Special Olympics World Games
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