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Concrete in LUSH GREEN SURROUNDings :   A panoramic view of Peerkho captured by GJ lensman Aman on Wednesday.  .....    Aman      

 Mastermind surrenders, Ak-47 recovered, accused have no terrorist links: Jammu Police

Special Correspondent
Jammu, Mar 29: Jammu Police finally recovered the snatched Ak-47 weapon from the River Tawi bed hidden under one of the pillars of the bridge on the disclosure of the mastermind in the case who reportedly surrendered before the police in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir..
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8 candidates file nominations, NC, Cong to contest jointly
 GJ Report
Jammu, Mar 29: As many as eight candidates today filed their nominations for upcoming elections of Legislative Council as term of six of the members is coming to an end on April 19.
The candidates from People Democratic Party (PDP), Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), National Conference (NC) and Indian National Congress (INC) today filed their nomination papers before Assembly Secretary, Mohammad Ramzan, who is also Returning Officer for the elections.  ......................

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Governor inaugurates Pashmina Art Exhibition   

JAMMU, MAR 29: Governor N N Vohra inaugurated Babar Afzal's "Pashmina Art Exhibition" and released his book "6 TIMES THINNER". This event was organized by the Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Art Culture and Languages (JKAACL) at the Abhinav Theatre, here today. Appreciating the innovative idea of using pashmina fabric as a medium to paint, weave and embroider, the Governor complimented Afzal for his ingenuity in meaningfully and aesthetically highlighting the pashmina goat and its rare soft wool which is used for producing valuable shawls and garments, prized the world over.


Chenani-Nashri Tunnel inauguration: Div Com reviews arrangements     

JAMMU, MAR 29: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Pawan Kotwal today held a meeting through video-conference with Deputy Commissioners of Udhampur, Reasi and Ramban districts to take stock of arrangements for the inauguration of Chenani-Nashri tunnel. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the newly constructed 9.2 Km passageway on April 2, 2017.  Divisional Commissioner gave directions to concerned authorities for ensuring timely completion of adequate arrangements for the event.. . ......................

 Evict Rohingyas, Bangladeshis illegally-settled in Jammu: Harsh 
JAMMU, MAR 29: Urging upon the state government to take immediate measures for the eviction of the Rohingyas and Bangladeshis illegally settled in Jammu and its periphery, Chairman JKNPP and Former Minister Harsh Dev Singh said that any further delay in the process was fraught with dangerous portends.  He said that with peoples' anger against the illegal settlers, with proven politico-religious culture of Jehad, mounting with each passing day, any laxity in the matter could prove disastrous. He was addressing a press conference in Jammu today.. , ........................

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Banned by Air India, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad travels to Delhi by road

NEW DELHI, Mar 29: Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad decided to travel by road to Delhi after Air India twice cancelled his tickets from Mumbai on Wednesday. The state carrier was one of six airlines that banned Gaikwad for his slipper assault on an Air India duty manager last week. The 56-year-old Osmanabad MP is coming to Delhi to attend the ongoing Parliament session.. .... .....................

 Indus hydropower projects being built despite Pakistan's objections: Govt
NEW DELHI, Mar 29: Five Indian hydropower projects being built on tributaries of the Indus, over which Pakistan has raised objections, are at various stages of implementation in the Indus river basin, the Lok Sabha was informed today.  Minister of State for External Affairs Singh V K Singh made a statement in this connection, days after media in Pakistan claimed that India had agreed to halt work on Miyar Nallah during Permanent Indus Commission's meeting held in Lahore earlier this month.  "...projects such as Miyar Nallah, Lower Kalnai, Pakal Dul, Kishenganga and Ratle are at different stages of implementation," Singh told the Lower House.  Work on two other hydroelectricity projects - Bhakra Nangal (on Sutlej River) and Pong Dam (Beas River) has been successfully executed, he added.


HC orders re-trial in five 1984 riots cases
  New Delhi, Mar 29: The Delhi High Court today ordered re-trial in five 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases in which all the accused were acquitted in 1986. A bench of Justices Gita Mittal and Anu Malhotra also issued show cause notices to all the accused asking why the case against them be not re-tried. The suo motu directions to reopen the cases were issued after perusing the trial court records regarding the acquittal in those cases. The trial court records were placed before the high court by the CBI during hearing of another 1984 riot case in which the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar has been challenged by the agency.

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Theresa May triggers Article 50, calls it ‘great turning point’ in UK’s history
Brexit, Mar 29: Britain on Wednesday began the historic process of leaving the European Union, to which it was tethered for over four decades that enriched the country’s economy and other areas, but also generated much ennui over Brussels taking over ever more sovereign powers. There was a mix of uncertainty and elation – The Guardian called it a “step into the unknown” – as the United Kingdom’s permanent representative in Brussels, Tim Barrow, handed over a letter signed by Prime Minister Theresa May to European Council president Donald Tusk.. ...............

Arab leaders reaffirm support for Palestinian state amid unease over U.S. stance
Arab, Mar 29: Arab leaders reaffirmed on Wednesday their commitment to a two-state solution to the decades-long Arab-Israeli conflict amid increased unease over the stance of the United States under the new administration of President Donald Trump. Trump rattled Arab and European leaders in February by indicating he was open to a one-state solution, upending a position taken by successive administrations and the international community..,..  . .

 Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum call
SCOTLAND, Mar 29: Scottish lawmakers voted on Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, presenting the British government with an unwelcome distraction as it prepares to push the European Union exit button. The Edinburgh-based legislature voted 69-59 to ask the U.K. government to sanction an independence vote that would be held within the next two years. Outside, several dozen independence supporters bearing Scottish and EU flags broke into cheers and tears of joy as they heard the news... ...............

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