HindustanTimes Wed,30 Jul 2014

J & K

BJP protests against Boondh slaughter

To express anger and resentment over the recent acts of sacrilege in Boondh and Batote, series of protests were held across the Jammu province on Wednesday, wherein Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists raised slogans against the National Conference-Congress coalition government and burnt coalition's effigies.

Three-day bandh called off in Basholi

Three-day Basholi bandh to protest against the sacrilegious act in the neighbouring Boondh town, about 210 km from Jammu, was called off on Wednesday evening after a meeting was held with the district administration reassuring the protestors of arresting the accused at the earliest.

BJP workers not in favour of alliance with JKNPP

After the news that appeared on a local daily that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) high command was ready to sacrifice some of its seats to accommodate Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) in the state in the forthcoming assembly polls 2014, majority of the party workers and mandal pradhans here have opposed the decision.

Narayana Hrudayalaya to operate shrine board's hospital project

The issues related to operating Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Institute of Medical Excellence (SMVDIME), which is being constructed at Kakriyal, near Katra, was discussed on Tuesday in the 54th meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.

Annual income of displaced J&K families revised

Haryana cabinet on Wednesday decided to revise the norm of annual income of displaced families from Kashmir and also that of the tenure of giving financial assistance to such families.

Vaishno Devi Shrine Board to partner with B'lore-based health care service provider

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) is planning to rope in services of Bangalore-based health care service provider for its upcoming medical facility for rendering quality health care services to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

 Amid tight security, the 34th batchof pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

One arrested for blasting tehsildar office in Poonch

A militant accused of blasting the office of Naib Tehsildar at Dhar Galoon in Mendhar tehsil was arrested yesterday from the area of Batmaloo in Kashmir.

CBI has registered 50 cases in J and K in three year

 CBI has registered 50 cases inJammu and Kashmir between 2011 and 2014 of which eight have been closed during the period, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Circus performance held in Valley after three decades

Locals here in Kashmir recalled peaceful days while watching a circus performance in Srinagar after almost three decades.

Tabla recital to be held on July 31

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), ministry of external affairs, will organise the first ever tabla recital in KL Sehgal Hall at Abhinav Theatre here on July 31 under its horizon series programme. In a press conference at ICCR headquarters here, regional director of ICCR, Balwant Thakur, said tabla maestros KL Verma and Rajinder Raina would feature in the focussed tabla recital concert.

Sikh body demands compensation for refugees

The All Jammu and Kashmir Sikh Unity Forum (AJKSUF) on Tuesday demanded that the Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir (POK) refugees of the 1947 conflict be provided compensation before the start of the upcoming assembly elections. In a meeting held on Tuesday, chairman of AJKSUF Rajinder Singh said the National Conference-led state government had discriminated refugees for the last 66 years.

J&K governor, CM greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Jammu and Kashmir governor N Vohra, chief minister Omar Abdullah and his cabinet colleagues today felicitated people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, wishing them well being and prosperity.

Police foil bid to loot passengers, 3 held

Police foiled a bid to loot passengers of a taxi in Jammu city and arrested three persons in this connection, officials said on Tuesday.

Northern command chief greets people of J&K on Eid

Army's Northern command chief Lt Gen D S Hooda has conveyed his best wishes and heartfelt greetings to the people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
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