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THE FACELIFT BEGINS: De-silting starts in Ranbir Canal ahead of Baisakhi Festival. Aman  

SIT framed, Section 144 remains in force, 17 booked in Rajouri 
GJ Report
Jammu, Feb 8: Jammu and Kashmir Police have framed Special Investigation Team while Section 144 remained in force and 17 persons were booked a day after BJP and National Conference activists clashed over constitution of new wards in Kalakote belt of Rajouri district. "We have constituted three member SIT to be headed by Deputy Superintendent of Police to probe the matter of clashes broke out......................

2 KAS, 10 DySPs transferred
JAMMU, FEB 8: The government has ordered transfers and postings of 12 officers including two KAS and 10 Deputy Superintendents (DySPs) of Police with immediate effect vide two separate orders. According to an Order issued by General Administration Department, Shabir Hussain Bhat, KAS, under orders of posting as Programme Officer, ICDS Project, Kupwara, has been posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag while Parvez Ahmad Raina, Assistant Commissioner Revenue.............

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Guv for time bound action in recommendations made by CVC to Govt  

GJ Report
Jammu, Feb 8: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today sought time bound action in the recommendations made by the Chief Vigilance Commission to the state government in various departments. Expressing concern over the long pendency of the cases, the Governor, who met the CVC Kuldeep Khoda here at Raj...................


57 Govt employees encroached forest land at J-K tourist resorts

Jammu, Feb 8: Nearly 50 hectares of prime forest land in Jammu and Kashmir has been encroached by 221 land grabbers, including 57 state government employees, in four famous tourist resorts of Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Patnitop and Aharbal. As per an official report of State Forest Ministry, 217 people.....................

Shoba Yatra on Guru Ravi Dass Jayanti taken out 
JAMMU, FEB 8: An impressive Shoba Yatra was taken out by Guru Ravi Dass Sabha J&K on the eve of 634th Jayanti of Guru Ravi Dass falling on February 10. Thousands of devotees drawn from different parts of Jammu alongwith scores of jhankis depicting various aspects of Guru Ji's life participated in the Shoba Yatra. The Shoba Yatra was taken out by J&K Guru Ravi Dass Sabha Jammu with the active support and cooperation of people from all walks of life. The participants enroute were chanting bhajans in ....................

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Weekly cash withdrawal limit enhanced to Rs 50,000 from Feb 20
New Delhi, Feb 8: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday said that weekly withdrawal limit for savings accounts will be increased from R 24,000 to R 50,000 from February 20 while there will be no limit on withdrawal from March 13. RBI had imposed these limits in November last year after the government announced a ban on old high-value currency notes, and began to replace them with.................

Dy CM meets PM, discusses J&K issues, political scenario
GJ Report
NEW DELHI, FEB 8: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh called on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi here today and discussed the issues related to development activities and prevailing political scenario in Jammu and Kashmir.............


‘No specific proposal of providing identity certificate to WPRs
NEW DELHI: The Government today said no "specific proposal" of providing "nativity and identity certificate" to West Pakistan (WP) refugees was under consideration of Jammu and Kashmir Government. In written replies to questions by Amar Singh of Samajwadi Party and Majeed Memon of NCP in Rajya Sabha, junior Ministers of Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Kiren Rijiju said that Jammu and Kashmir has reported that there is "no such proposal at present to grant domicile certificate"..................

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Legislation introduced to cut legal immigrants to US by half
Washington, Feb 8: Two top US senators have proposed a legislation to cut the number of legal immigrants to the US by half within a decade, a move that could adversely hit those aspiring to get a green card or permanent residency in the US including a large number of Indians. The Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment...............

China defends blocking US' proposal to impose UN ban on Masood Azhar
Beijing, Feb 8: China today defended its decision to block the US' proposal in the UN for designating Pathankot attack mastermind and JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, saying the "conditions" have not yet been met for Beijing to back the............

Fire engulfs Philippine slum, thousands homeless
Manila, Feb 8: As many as 15,000 people are homeless after a huge fire engulfed an overcrowded slum in Manila, destroying thousands of homes and sending residents fleeing with their few possessions. The inferno started in a sprawling slum near the port late Tuesday and raged for about 10 hours, as hundreds of firefighters from across the Philippine capital hauled their hoses across rickety, tin roofs to..........

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