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THE IMPROVISED INDUSTRY:  A woman selling handmade brooms along the roadside on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.....    Aman      

 PM to launch Asia's longest bi-direction road tunnel in J&K
SRINAGAR,NEW DELHI, Mar 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation Asia's longest bi-directional road tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on April 2, which will cut down travel time between the two by two hours.
The R 2,519-crore all-weather tunnel is equipped with world-class safety. ....................

Vote for PDP would get J&K out of present crisis: Mehbooba
Srinagar, Mar 22: Kickstarting ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign for bypolls in Srinagar Parliamentary constituency scheduled to be held on April 9, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said vote for her party would be an endorsement for transforming Jammu and Kashmir through dialogue and development and getting the State out of the present crisis.
Mufti, who is the president of ruling PDP, ever since her party was launched it worked on a specific political and developmental agenda in which J&K has remained the focus of attention. ......................

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Malaysian Islamic Scholars call on Mehbooba

SRINAGAR, MAR 22: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has impressed upon Islamic scholars to spread the true message and picture of Islam in the world so that the misgivings or misperceptions about Muslims are removed. Interacting with a group of Islamic scholars from Malaysia who called on her here today, the Chief Minister said the greatest responsibility of Muslim scholars and clergy in current times is to spread across the world message of peace, tolerance and mutual coexistence which Islam stands for....................


Diversified farming, awareness keys to boost income: Dy CM to farmers  

KATHUA, MAR 22: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today inaugurated one-day district level Exhibition- cum- Kissan Mela at New Fruit Mandi Kathua. The exhibition with theme "General awareness of farmers for profitable and sustainable farming" was organized under ATMA programme. Highlighting the importance of such exhibitions Dr Singh said to achieve the goal of doubling farmer's income by 2022 organizing awareness programmes is must, as was suggested by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.. ......................

Changing Jammu's Cable Car Project nomenclature sacrilegious: Harsh
JAMMU, MAR 22: Taking umbrage at the obnoxious proposal of the State government to change the name of Jammu's Cable Car Project besides Hindu shrines and Dogra historical sites in the State, Harsh Dev Singh Chairman JKNPP accused the present dispensation and BJP in particular being hand in glove with its ally for establishing a sectarian homogeneity in the entire State. He was addressing a press conference here today.......................

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 BJP takes out rally demanding resignation of Mamata Banerjee
NEW Kolkata, Mar 22: The BJP in West Bengal today organised a rally on the Narada issue and demanded resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying she has lost the moral right to continue in office "as she tried to defend the tainted ministers and her party leaders". "We feel that not only the 'tainted ministers' but the chief minister herself should resign as she has been trying to defend those who were allegedly caught on camera taking money..... .....................

 "Anti-Romeo" squads hit the streets in UP
Lucknow, Mar 22 : From Gorakhpur to Meerut, "anti- Romeo" squads of policemen today fanned out across Uttar Pradesh on the orders of new chief minister Yogi Adityanath, fulfilling a pre-poll pledge of the BJP to check eve-teasing.
But the police campaign aimed at ensuring safety of women, especially young girls. was reportedly marked by some stray cases of harassment of innocent youths amid concerns that it could spawn moral policing. Special squads comprising cops from local police stations kept a vigil at markets, malls, schools, colleges, coaching centres, parks and other crowded places to see if women were being harassed.. ..................


 Joint cycling expedition by Bangladesh and Indian army
Agartala, March 22 : A 11-day joint cycling expedition of Bangladesh and Indian army was today flagged off here with an aim to further strengthen the friendship between the two armed forces. The two countries have shared history, common language, literature, arts and cultural ties. Over a period of time relation between the two armed forces have witnessed steady growth, an army official said. "We want to further reinforce it , Lt. Gen. A S Bedi said after flagging off the expedition. The 30 member expedition team, formed with officers and jawans from both countries would pass through major cities of the neighbouring.

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UK Parliament attack : One dead, several injured in 'terror incident' 
London, Mar 22: Two people have died in Wednesday's incident near Britain's parliament. Earlier it was reported that a woman had died and other people were being treated for "catastrophic" injuries after the attack in Westminster in London. A policeman was stabbed, an assailant shot and several other people injured in what police said they were treating as a terrorist incident. ...............

China punishes military officials for disciplinary violations
Beijing, Mar 22: Chinese military inspectors today said they have punished 46 officials for violating discipline by claiming false reimbursement and diverting public funds for personal use. The personnel were punished after they were found involved in 10 cases of disciplinary violations, including false reimbursement claims, using public funds to treat personal guests, receptions and feasts exceeding set standards and official cars used for private purposes, said a report of the discipline agency under the Central Military Commission (CMC). Nineteen officers, who were not directly involved in these cases, have been punished for failing to effectively oversee their subordinates. . .

Afghanistan asks US to send more troops to help defeat Taliban, ISIS
Kabul, Mar 22: Afghanistan wants the United States to send more forces to help meet shortfalls in the battle against the Taliban and the Islamic State group, the nation's top diplomat said on Tuesday. Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani welcomed a recent call by US General John Nicholson, the top American commander in Afghanistan, for a few thousand more troops from the US or other coalition partners to help break the stalemate in the war-torn country................

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