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SVO sleuths conduct surprise check in 41 nursing homes

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Jammu, Mar 25: The teams of State Vigilance Organisation today conducted surprise check in private nursing homes and diagnostic centres across Jammu region. "Acting on complaints received from general public, surprise checks were conducted in private nursing homes and diagnostic centres across the region," an official here said. He said that during joint surprise checks in Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur, Reasi and Rajouri districts by sleuths of Vigilance Organization Jammu along with representatives of Health Department, Drug and Food Control Department, Engineering Departments in presence of Executive Magistrates and police many of the health institutions were operating illegally and without registration.
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 Dehlavi's PSO attacked by suspected Kashmiri youth
Jammu, Mar 25: High alert was sounded in this winter capital of the state after a Private Security Officer of Chairman, Anjumana Minhaj-e-Rasool Maulana Dehlavi was today attacked by group of suspected Kashmiri youth and they fled away with his official Ak-47 weapon near Tawi Bridge at Jewel Chowk here. Meanwhile one the attackers have reportedly been detained by the police. "The PSO of Maulana Dehlavi was tonight attacked by a group of unidentified suspected 3 to 4 Kashmiri youth near Tawi Bridge," police sources here said.
Sources said that the miscreants sprinkled red chilly in the eyes of the constable and later hit him reportedly with a bat on his head.. " ......................

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 Priya Sethi reviews arrangements for Jammu Mahotsav-2017 

JAMMU, MAR 25: Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi today laid stress on ensuring adequate representation of the rich and diverse cultural heritage in the upcoming Jammu Mahotsav-2017. The Minster was speaking at a meeting convened to discuss arrangements for Jammu Mahotsav-2017 scheduled to be held from April 13 to April 16. Director Information, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary; Director Tourism, Sushma Chauhan; Secretary Academy of Art Culture and Languages, Director Floriculture, Director Archives, Director Fisheries, Secretary Kala Kendra, Principal IMFA besides officers from various other Departments were present in the meeting.


 Fresh policy being envisaged for rejuvenating Floriculture Department: Priya    

JAMMU, MAR 25: Minister of State for Tourism, Floriculture and Culture, Priya Sethi today said that the government, in its endeavour to increase commercial aspect of Floriculture for revenue generation, would soon come up with a fresh policy envisaging added incentives and latest technological innovations for flower growers of the state. Priya Sethi, while chairing a joint meeting of officers and flower growers, emphasized keenness of the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti for reviving and rejuvenating Floriculture Department as a vital Government entity capable of raising economic profile of the State with huge employment generation.. ......................

PDP-BJP dispensation least concerned about migrants: Bakaya
JAMMU MAR 25: Former National Conference MLC, Vijay Bakaya on Saturday expressed anguish and dismay over callousness of PDP-BJP dispensation towards migrants in various colonies and outside, saying their accumulated problems seem to be least concern for the administration. Bakaya, who is also Political Advisor to National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah, while interacting with functionaries of the NC Migrant Cell, said that the administration had miserably failed in mitigating grievances of a segment of employees under Prime Ministers's package, who are made to run here and there, in pursuit of their demands. ........................

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 Sushma refuses to accept US' list of 271 'illegal' Indians, seeks more details
 NEW DELHI, Mar 25: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that the government is not yet ready to accept the US' version on a list of 271 Indians living in that country. The Trump administration has identified them as living in the US as 'illegal' migrants.
Sushma Swaraj has said that the US has given a list of 271 people claiming they were illegal migrants from India, but the government has not accepted it and would allow their deportation only after proper verification.. . .... .....................

 A benevolent face of Muslims opposed to terrorism could rise from India:RSS
NEW DELHI, Mar 25: A “benevolent face” of Muslims that is opposed to “Islamist terrorism” could emerge from India, a senior functionary of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said on Friday. Alok Kumar, head of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s Delhi unit, dismissed fears that the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the expansion of the Sangh in the country did not bode well for the minority community. He said the RSS, the ruling BJP’s ideological parent, was with the “nationalist Muslims” in India. In what appears to be an attempt by the Sangh to reach out to the minority community, Kumar said there was a possibility that the Indian Muslims could be the “benevolent face of Islam’s universal brotherhood against terror”. Addressing mediapersons at a press conference, Kumar credited the coexistence of Hindus and Muslims in India for the minority community’s disinclination towards fundamentalism. ...................


Shiv Sena distances itself from Gaikwad
  Mumbai, Mar 25: With the opposition parties taking on the Shiv Sena over Osmanabad MP Ravindra Gaikwad`s unwarranted behaviour against an Air India staffer, party leader Manisha Kayande on Saturday said they do not subscribe to such attitude. She further said Gaikwad is expected to meet party chief Uddhav Thackeray."As we have told earlier, our stand remains the same.  The party has taken this issue seriously. We do have given harsh reactions. In this case, we do not subscribe to the behaviour of Gaikwad," Kayande said. "We do not support this. The Shiv Sena has fought for the common man. We have demanded for enquiry," she added.After being barred by all the airlines, Gaikwad took a train to Mumbai yesterday.

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Donald Trump's 'Repeal And Replace' Obamacare Plan Meets Defeat
 Dhaka, WASHINGTON, Mar 25: Republican leaders abruptly pulled their overhaul of the nation's health-care system from the House floor on Friday, a dramatic defeat for President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan that leaves a major campaign promise unfulfilled and casts doubt on the Republican Party's ability to govern. The decision leaves former president Barack Obama's chief domestic achievement in place and raises questions about the GOP's ability to advance other high-stakes priorities, including tax reform and infrastructure spending. . ...............

 IWhite man shouts 'go back to Lebanon' to Sikh-American girl
 NEW YORK, Mar 25: A Sikh-American girl was harassed on a subway train here when a white man, mistaking her to be from the Middle East, allegedly shouted "go back to Lebanon" and "you don't belong in this country," the latest in a series of hate crimes against people of South-Asian origin. Rajpreet Heir was taking the subway train to a friend's birthday party in Manhattan this month when the white man began shouting at her, according to a report in the New York Times.  . .

 Troubled European Union renews vows on 60th anniversary
 ROME, Mar 25: European Union leaders renewed their vows at a special summit in Rome today, celebrating the troubled bloc's 60th anniversary with a commitment to a common future without Britain. Meeting without Britain just days before it triggers its divorce. from the EU, the other 27 countries signed a new declaration on the Capitoline Hill where six founding states signed the Treaty of Rome on March 25, 1957. With the EU facing crises including migration, a moribund economy, terrorism and populism, as well as Brexit, EU President Donald Tusk called for leadership to shore up the bloc. "Prove today that you are the leaders of Europe, that you can care for this great legacy we inherited from the heroes of European integration 60 years ago," Tusk said. ". ...............

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