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 Youth rushing to encounter sites committing suicide: DGP

Srinagar, Mar 30 : Youths who storm the encounter sites in the Valley to hurl stones at security personnel are committing suicide, Jammu and Kashmir Police today said and appealed to them to refrain from such activity. "In the encounter, even security forces and police take cover of a bulletproof vehicle or a house. Youths coming to the encounter sites are committing suicide," Director General of Police S P Vaid told reporters here.
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 Vigilance books former Principal, others
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Jammu, Mar 30: The sleuths of State Vigilance Organisation have booked former Principal of Government Degree College Udhampur for misusing his official position in renovating his quarter in the college and seven others in separate cases, official spokesman here said. "A case under FIR No. 11/2017 under section 5 (1) (d) r/w 5 (2) J&K P C Act 2006 has been registered against Dr Nutan Kumar Resutra, then Principal Government Degree College Udhampur on the basis of a verification conducted into the allegations that during his posting as Principal in the college in the year 2010-12 he spent more than R10 lakhs on renovation of his quarter in Udhampur College Camp-us," official spokesman here said. ......................

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Govt focused on development, committed to provide all modern facilities to people: Dy CM    

JAMMU, MAR 30: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh said that sustained efforts are afoot to accelerate the pace of development in the State to provide people all modern facilities including power and provisions of modern housing and civic amenities. The Deputy Chief Minister was speaking after laying foundation of 132/33KV, 50 MVA Grid Station at Reasi being constructed at an estimate cost of Rs 15.58 Crore under Transmission and Distribution sector. .


CEC inspects snow clearance work on NH1 at Zojila Pass      

KARGIL, MAR 30: Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil, Kacho Ahmed Ali Khan today visited Zojilla Pass at Minamarg to inspect the ongoing snow clearance work.  He was accompanied by Advisor to CEC Haji Mohammad Shafi, Deputy Commissioner Kargil Haji Gulzar Hussain, SSP Kargil T Gyalpo, BRO officers and other district officers.. . ......................

 JKNPP to launch Statehood Movement from April 1: Mankotia 
UDHAMPUR, MAR 30: State president of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) Balwant Singh Mankotia today said that Statehood for Jammu is only way out to end the 70 years long discrimination with the people of Jammu province. Speaking during a function organised by District Committee of NPSU here, Mankotia said that the latest example of discrimination came to fore when the Central government enhanced the PG seats in J&K State to 70, out of which Medical College Jammu got only 13 seats while 57 seats went to Kashmir Valley which corroborated........................

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PM Modi to BJP MPs: Work done by government in last 3 years should be taken to people

NEW DELHI, Mar 30: BJP members of Parliament should take the work done by the government in the last 3 years to the public was the message given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the MPs from Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh.
This meeting is seen as an attempt by the BJP to prepare for general elections in 2019.. .... .....................

 SC to begin hearing on triple talaq from May 11
New Delhi, Mar 30: Muslim practices of triple talaq, nikah halala and polygamy are issues that are "very important" and involve "sentiments", the Supreme Court today said and decided a Constitution Bench would hear petitions challenging these from May 11.
Influential Muslim organisations like the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) have opposed courts adjudication of these matters, maintaining these practices stemmed from the Holy Quran and were not justiciable. Several Muslim women have challenged the practice of triple talaq in which the husband, quite often, pronounces talaq thrice in one go, sometimes even by phone or text message.


 Talking to U.S. on visa curbs: Sushma
 New Delhi, Mar 30: The government on Thursday sought to allay the fears among Indian IT professionals, saying the US administration has not implemented any policy yet to curb jobs and efforts were underway to dissuade it from doing so.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in the Rajya Sabha that the Indian government is talking to the Trump administration as well as the US Congressmen, giving proper data and reasoning to press home the point that the relationship between Indian IT companies with the US is mutually-beneficial.

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Malaysia mistook slain Kim Jong Nam for South Korean
KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 30: Malaysian authorities wrongly identified the slain half-brother of North Korea's leader as a South Korean national and first alerted Seoul's embassy in Kuala Lumpur soon after his death, sources familiar with the incident told Reuters.
The police error did have a silver lining: It enabled Seoul to quickly inform Kuala Lumpur the dead man was probably Kim Jong Nam, half-brother to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Kim was murdered around mid-morning on Feb. 13, when Malaysian police say two women smeared super toxic VX nerve agent on his face at the budget terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport... ...............

Xi, Trump to meet at Florida resort on April 6
FLORIDA, Mar 30 Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at a resort in Florida during April 6-7 for the much anticipated first bilateral talks between the two leaders. “At the invitation of President Sauli Niinisto of the Republic of Finland and President Donald Trump of the United States of America, President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Finland from April 4 to 6, and he will meet with President Trump at Mar-a-lago, Florida, the US from April 6 to 7,” foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a daily news brefing on Thursday. .,..  . .

Angela Merkel's political allies vow united front on Brexit
Brexit, Mar 30: Pro-European allies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday set out a firm line on Britain's exit negotiations, including an exit bill for London among the main priorities of the European Union's (EU) overall stance.
With control of the main EU institutions in Brussels and counting EU negotiator Michel Barnier among their ranks, the centre-right European People's Party (EPP) will be one of the most important pressure groups behind the scenes of the talks.. ...............

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