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PSELFIE CRAZE: Girls get a chance to take a selfie on traffic free road as 92.7 BIG FM organized 'Big Street' in the City of Temples on Sunday. .  .....    Aman      

PM dedicates Chenani-Nashri tunnel to the nation

UDHAMPUR, APR 2: India's longest road Chenani-Nashri tunnel was dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after inaugurating it here today. Chenani-Nashri tunnel is built on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and besides reducing the distance between the two capital cities of the state considerably, it will also be helpful in ensuring all weather traffic movement. MoS PMO Dr Jitendra Singh and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari received the Prime Minister at the venue, here this afternoon.

 Police constable killed, 15 others injured in grenade attack
SRINAGAR, APR 2: A police constable was killed and 15 other security personnel were injured in a grenade attack by the militants in Nowhatta area of the city today. Militants hurled a grenade on a police party next to Ganjbaksh Park in Nowhatta area at around 7.00 pm when they were withdrawing from there after their day long law and order duty, a police official said. He said that 16 security personnel were injured in the grenade blast. One of them, police constable Shamim Ahmed later succumbed to injuries in the hospital. There were also two CRPF personnel among q

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NMC urges Finance Minister to issue 7th Pay Commission notification    

JAMMU, APR 2: Expressing his grave concern over the inordinate delay in issuance of the notification of 7th Pay Commission recommendations, National Mazdoor Conference (NMC) president Subash Shastri today urged upon the State Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu to immediately issue notification regarding implementation of 7th Pay Commission in favour of its employees and pensioners so that confusion and uncertainty among the employees ...................


BIG Street gives lifetime experience to residents of Jewel Chowk    

JAMMU, APR 2: This Sunday was again unusual for Jammuites, especially for the residents of Vinayak Bazar, Jewel Chowk. The occasion was 'Big Street' organized by 92.7 BIG FM and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Super Specialty Hospital, Katra with the support of District Administration Jammu, where this ever busy street was kept vehicle-free till afternoon and was open to public to pursue any sports, fitness and other co-curricular activities on the road apart from shopping and enjoying food stalls, free tattoo and free haircuts by OSIS..... . ......................

Parvez Dewan flags off Charri Mubark Yatra  
JAMMU, APR 2: To increase the number and stay of yatris and promote tourism in the state, former Advisor to Governor, Parvez Dewan, who was the chief guest of the programme, organised at Kol Kandoli, Nagrota, the traditional First Darshan of Mata Vaishnodevi ji, flagged off Charri Mubarak Yatra in presence of President Hotel and Restaurant Association Katra, Rakesh Wazir, President, Vice President and Gen Secy of Charri Mubarak Yatra Committee, .......................

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India to get over 9 lakh tamper-proof EVMs before 2019

NEW DELHI, APr 2: The Election Commission will replace over nine lakh Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) with advanced M3 machines before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the government has informed Parliament. These machines will become inoperable the moment someone attempts to tamper with them. The new EVMs are likely to be introduced by the end of 2018. The move comes in the wake of allegations of EVM-tampering by several political leaders in the February-March assembly polls. While the M3 EVMs
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Bhushan’s offensive tweet on Lord Krishna triggers row
New Delhi/Lucknow Apr 2: Lawyer-politician Prashant Bhushan today stoked a controversy with certain remarks on Lord Krishna while criticising the anti-Romeo drive in Uttar Pradesh, following which police complaints were filed against him. "Romeo loved just one lady, while Krishna was a legendary Eve teaser. Would (UP CM Yogi) Adityanath have the guts to call his vigilantes Anti-Krishna squads?" Bhushan tweeted. As the controversy erupted, he tried to control damage by tweeting later that his remarks had been distorted and he had no intention of hurting religious


Watering holes along highways go high and dry following Supreme Court order
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Apr 2: Thousands of watering holes, iconic clubs and swanky pubs went high and dry as authorities went full steam to enforce a Supreme Court order banning liquor sale along highways while states gauged revenue losses. In Delhi, 100 restaurants, liquor vends and bars, including those in five star hotels, along the six national highways passing through the state stopped serving alcohol.

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Colombia mudslide, flooding kill 254 in midnight deluge
COLOMBIA, Apr 2: Flooding and mudslides in the Colombian city of Mocoa sent torrents of water and debris crashing onto houses in the early hours of Saturday morning, killing 254 people, injuring hundreds and sending terrified residents, some in their pajamas, scrambling to evacuate. Heavy rains caused several rivers to overflow, pushing sediment and rocks onto buildings and roads in the capital of southwestern Putumayo province  .... ...............

First minister travels to United States
london, Apr 2: She has been invited to give a speech at Stanford University on Scotland's place in the world. The Scottish Conservatives have questioned Ms Sturgeon's priorities, saying she should "get back to the day job".
The first minister will also meet Governor of California Jerry Brown to discuss climate change. Mr Brown has criticised President Trump for his executive order overturning many climate change policies introduced by President Obama The Scottish parliament has started its Easter recess. A Scottish government spokeswoman said: "...,..  . ..........

Blast caused by illegal explosives kills at least 9 in China
China, Apr 2: An explosion in northern China’s Shanxi province on Saturday evening killed at least nine and injured six, state news agency Xinhua reported. The blast occurred in a residential building and was believed to have been caused by illegally stored explosives, Xinhua said. An investigation was under way.
A number of buildings collapsed and search and rescue work continued on Sunday. ... ...............

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