Guv greets people on Eid-i-Milad-un-Nabi eve
Jammu: Governor Satya Pal Malik Tuesday greeted the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the eve of Eid-i-Milad-un-Nabi.
He expressed hope that the occasion would be the harbinger of harmony, peace, progress and prosperity in the state.
In his message, the governor observed that Islam teaches people the values of brotherhood, simplicity, compassion and morality, all of which need to be followed wholeheartedly in everyday life.
Vaishno Devi pilgrim dies
Jammu: A 70-year-old pilgrim from Maharashtra died after falling unconscious in Katra, the base camp of the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Pradeep Ashok Shah, a resident of Sholapur, who had reached Katra to pay obeisance at the famous shrine along with family, fell unconscious while travelling in a three wheeler Monday evening, they said
He was immediately rushed to a nearby community health centre, where doctors declared him brought dead, police officials said.
His body would be handed over to family members after completion of legal formalities, the official said. (PTI)