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Panchayat Polls-2018: Voting to take place at 3296 polling booths in Phase-I
445059 electors will be voting for Sarpanch seats, 272792 for Panch constituencies: CEO
 
JAMMU, NOVEMBER 16: Polling for Phase-I of Panchayat Polls-2018 will be held tomorrow at 3296 polling stations across the state, including 1303 in Kashmir and 1993 in Jammu Division.The timing of poll is from 8 am to 2 pm. According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra, 5585 candidates are in the frayfor 420 Sarpanch and 1845 Panch seats in Phase-I. He said 85 Sarpanchs and 1676 Panchs have already been elected unopposed in Phase-I. Kabra said 687 polling stations have been ....
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Naeem files criminal defamation case against Abid Anasri at CJM Court Srinagar
Suit filed against BJP’s Khalid Jahangir also for leveling corruption charges against Akhtar
 
Srinagar, Nov 16 (Agencies): Former minister and senior PDP leader Naeem Akhtar on Friday filed a criminal defamation suit against rebel PDP leader Molvi Abid Ansari and BJP activist Khalid Jahangir Sheikh. In the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Srinagar Akhtar, a former R&B Minster filed a criminal defamation case against the trio for levelling baseless and fabricated charges of corruption against him. According to a statement issued to KNS, Akhtar on September 11, this year had s....
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Police officer among 7 cops injured, wireless equipment damaged in Keran mishap
 
Srinagar 16 November (Agencies) Seven policemen including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) were injured and a wireless equipment was damaged after a vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle in Keran area along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday late evening, police said today. A police officer said that the vehicle (Sumo-7831) driven by SgCt Majid Hussain (597/IRP) skidded off the road in Keran last evening. “In the mishap all the seven policemen ....
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Former J&K DGP Rajendra tried his best to dislodge me: Basant Rath
 
Srinagar:16 November Former top traffic cop of Jammu and Kashmir Basant Rath has said that ex-Director General of Police K Rajendra tried his best to dislodge him as Senior Superintendent of Police Jammu. However, Rath said that it was SDS Jamwal, the then IGP Jammu, who stood by him. In a Facebook post, Rath wrote: “Ladies and gentlemen, it’s thanksgiving time for me. I’ve handed over the charge of IG, Traffic to my successor. I wish him the best. Without Vaid Sa’ab, I won’t have been ....
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Jammu and Kashmir Bank slapped a fine of Rs 3 cr for violating norms
 
Srinagar: 15 November(Agencies) The Reserve Bank has imposed a fine of Rs 3 crore on state-owned Jammu and Kashmir Bank Ltd NSE -1.52 % for non-compliance of various norms, including asset classification and KYC. The RBI has imposed, by an order dated November 5, 2018, a monetary penalty of Rs 30 million on The Jammu and Kashmir Bank Ltd for non-compliance with the directions issued by RBI on IRAC norms and KYC/AML norms. RBI said the penalties on these two banks have been imposed taki....
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NIA court extends judicial remand of Asiya Andrabi, aides
 
Srinagar 15 November The judicial remand of Dukhtaran-e-Millat chairperson Asiya Andrabi, its secretary general Nahida Nasreen and Press Secretary Fahmeeda Sofi has been extended upto December 4 2018. The remand was extended by Additional District & Session Judge, NIA special court, New Delhi. However, the court didn’t take the cognizance of the charge sheet filed by NIA yesterday on the pretext of not having sufficient time to read the same. The proceedings were held through Video Conf....
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31 lakh children vaccinated for Measles Rubella Vaccine in just seven weeks
 
Srinagar:15 november(Agencies) Measles- Rubella Campaign has got an overwhelming response in the state of Jammu & Kashmir covering 31 lakh children in just 7 weeks of School and Out Reach activity. The Department of Family welfare excellently managed the campaign with intensive IEC Activities, Sensitization of all stake holders especially from Education Department, ICDS Department, Religious Organizations, Local influencers, Community leaders achieving 82 % target till date. Atal Dhullo, ....
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Winter Session of Parliament to commence from Dec 11
 
New Delhi 14 November(Agencies) The Winter Session of Parliament will be held from 11th of December till the 8th of January. This was decided by the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Wednesday. Talking to media, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel said eight important bills are to be passed in Rajya Sabha and fifteen in Lok Sabha. He said the government is ready to discuss every issue. ....
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Financial inclusion has become a reality for 1.3 billion Indians, says PM at Fintech Festival in Singapore
 
Singapore 14 November(Agencies) Financial inclusion has become a reality for 1.3 billion Indians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday as he pitched India as a favourite investment destination at the Fintech Festival in Singapore. Speaking at the world's largest event on financial technology, PM Modi said technology has transformed governance and delivery of public services in India and unleashed innovation, hope and opportunities. "Technology is defining competitiveness and power....
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4-day Chhath Puja concludes with prayers to the rising sun
 
Uttarpradesh 14 November(Agenecies) Chhath festival celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety in Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh. On fourth and final day of the festival, devotees across India offered 'arhgya' to the rising Sun marking the end of the festival. On Tuesday evening, standing in knee-deep water at various ghats of rivers, ponds and water reservoirs, devotees paid oblations to the setting sun. The Chhath festival also celebrated in Nepal. Thousa....
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