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JAI MATA DI :   A n illuminated Bahu Fort Temple popularly known as Bawe Wali Mata on Navratras eve on Monday...  .....    Aman      

 7 Hizbul men tasked to disrupt bypolls in Kashmir heldi

 Srinagar, Mar 27: Police today claimed to have busted a module of the Hizbul Mujahideen by arresting seven suspected militants in Kashmir who were allegedly tasked to disrupt the upcoming Lok Sabha bypolls. The arrests were made in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, 70 kms off here, ahead of bypolls in Anantnag and Srinagar due in April.
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Security beefed up as Navratras begin today
 Jammu, Mar 27: Tight security has been put in place as nine-day long Navratras begin here tomorrow with fanfare. Meanwhile in the wake of cop's weapon snatching incident, the security grid has been further enhanced to prevent any untoward like incident. "Elaborate security arrangements have been made for Navratras starting from tomorrow," S D Singh Jamwal, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jammu zone here told reporters at the sidelines of a function.  ......................

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Govt's welfare measures will bring relief to all sections of society: Dy CM  

KATHUA, MAR 27: To bring transparent and accountable governance at the doorsteps of people, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today organised a public grievance redressal camp at Billawar where deputations from village Mandli, Koagh, Madoon, Bhaddu, Parnala, Kotli, Sukrala, Ramkot, Machedi, Deoli and Phinter apprised him of various problems.
In the camp, the locals apprised the Dy CM of various problems mainly pertaining to power supply, drinking water, healthcare, education, roads and sanitation. They also stressed for upgrading existing transformers, replacement of PDD infra along with construction of roads, lanes and drains.


NABARD estimates Credit Potential of R 21922 crore for Priority Sectors in J&K    

JAMMU, MAR 27: Minister of Finance, Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu today inaugurated the State Credit Seminar organised by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) today and released the "State Focus Paper 2017-18" prepared by it for the state of Jammu and Kashmir projecting a credit potential of R21922 crore for 2017-18 under priority sector. . ......................

 Event will unfold Jammu as prime national, international tourist destination: Priya
JAMMU, MAR 27: A curtain raiser event was today held for the forthcoming Jammu Mahotsav - 2017, a four day mega celebration of the cultural diversity of Jammu region. On the occasion, Minister of State for Tourism, Culture, Floriculture and Parks Priya Sethi launching the teaser for the event, said that this event marks the beginning for Jammu taking its spot in the national and international tourist circuit as an independent and attractive tourist destination. She said that this event will showcase rich cultural heritage and diversity in all its originality and glory.. , ........................

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No legal slaughterhouse is being targetted in UP: Naidu
New Delhi, Mar 27: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that it is wrong to give a "communal" colour to the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to shutdown the illegal slaughterhouses in the state.
After coming to power, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered closure of illegal slaughterhouses and strict enforcement of the ban on cow smuggling to fulfil a key electoral promise.. .... .....................

Cyclonic storm, heavy rain in Arunachal
Itanagar, Mar 27: A cyclonic storm accompanied by heavy rain lashed Deomali in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh causing massive damages to several dwellings and uprooting many trees.
The cyclone yesterday also snapped power supply lines and it may take some time to restore electricity, official reports said today. Several roads in and around Deomali have been blocked by the uprooted trees and the local administration and police have swung into action to clear the roads. Many trees have been uprooted along the the road between Naharkatia in Assam and Khonsa, the report said adding the Ramakrishna Mission School at Narottam Nagar has badly damaged by the storm. ....................


 Farmers committing suicide a serious issue: SC
 New Delhi, Mar 27 : The Supreme Court today said farmers committing suicide in the country is a serious issue and the Centre should deal with the real issues which force them to take the extreme step.
A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul said that the Centre should file the proposed line of action to be adopted by the state governments for dealing with the issue.

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Thousands evacuated as 'monster' cyclone bears down on Queensland
Australia, Mar 27: Thousands of people including tourists were evacuated on Monday as northeast Australia braced for a "monster" cyclone packing destructive winds, with warnings of major structural damage and dangerous tidal surges. Cyclone Debbie has been forming off the coast of Queensland state over recent days, the Bureau of Meteorology said, and is expected to make landfall as a category four storm – on a scale of five – after daybreak on Tuesday. Cyclone. Representational image. AFPRepresentational image. AFP. ...............

 Hong Kong escalator malfunction
Hong Kon, Mar 27: The two men were suspected of tampering with the escalator after the incident, report local media. An escalator at the Langham Place shopping centre suddenly reversed at high speed on Sunday, sending passengers tumbling down. The reason behind the malfunction is still unknown. Officials had called in the two technicians, who work for Otis Elevator Company,..  . .

 Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail
Russia, Mar 27: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days on Monday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders. Navalny was arrested Sunday as he walked to a protest in Moscow and spent the night in jail before appearing in court.". ...............

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