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PM Modi pitches for blending well-being and health in cleanliness drive, people from across country participate

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pitched for blending fitness and well-being with cleanliness as he led a nationwide cleanliness drive in which thousands of people participated in an hour-long “shramdaan” across the country. Wielding a broom, PM Modi took part in the drive along with fitness influencer Ankit Baiyanpuriya. Sharing a 4-minute […]

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PM Modi implemented Gandhi’s mantra of ‘Swachhata hi Seva’ through ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’: Shah

New Delhi,:With the power of public participation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has implemented Mahatma Gandhi’s mantra of ‘Swachhata hi Seva’ through the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday. Shah participated in a cleanliness drive in Ahmedabad in response to Prime Minister Modi’s appeal to all citizens for “one hour of […]

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GOBARdhan project changing lives in border villages

R S Pura (Jammu): The GOBARdhan project, an initiative under the Swachh Bharat Mission which aims to keep rural areas clean while generating biogas from cattle waste, is changing the lives of people in border villages here. Gagian, a village located in the border belt of R S Pura, is an example of this change […]

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India marching fast towards digital empowerment of citizens: Union Secretary V Srinivas

Jammu: India is marching fast towards digital empowerment of citizens as well as cybernetic transformation of institutions to optimise transparency and accountability in day-to-day functioning, Union Secretary in the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances V Srinivas said on Sunday He said that his department is at the forefront of driving transformative changes in […]

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Army commences scholarship scheme for underprivileged students in J-K

Srinagar: The Indian Army has initiated the Jammu and Kashmir Special Scholarship Scheme 2023 to provide educational opportunities to underprivileged students, officials said on Sunday. Through this scholarship being launched as part of the Army’s ‘Sadbhavana’ operation, the education of 146 students from different districts of the valley will be sponsored for an amount of […]

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Kashmiri youth keen on joining NCC; Air Force unit coming up in Udhampur: Official

Jammu: The Center is planning to increase the vacancies across the country and the youth in Kashmir are very keen on joining the uniformed youth organisation, a senior officer of NCC on Sunday said. Deputy Director General of NCC directorate Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Brigadier V K Sharma said the organisation is setting up an […]

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Azad dispels ‘rumours’ about being next LG of J-K

Srinagar: Former chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said he was not interested in becoming the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, dispelling “rumours” in this regard. The former Congress leader said he was not looking for employment but wanted to serve the people of J-K. “I will request people not to trust the […]

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Cocaine worth Rs 300 crore seized in Ramban, two Punjab residents arrested

Banihal/Jammu: Police have recovered 30 kg of cocaine worth Rs 300 crore in international market from a vehicle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, a senior police officer said on Sunday, claiming to have busted a narco-terror module. According to the official, two Punjab residents were arrested following the recovery of one of the biggest […]

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L-G flags off cleanliness drive in Ladakh, urges people to keep surroundings clean

Leh: Lt Governor Brig (retd) B D Mishra on Sunday flagged off a cleanliness drive on the occasion of ‘Swachhata Diwas’ under the theme of ‘Garbage-Free Ladakh’. The ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ initiative which started from Leh’s main market was aimed at bringing about visible improvements in hygiene and sanitation, an official spokesperson […]

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NC with INDIA bloc, Ladakh constituency to come up for discussion during talks on seat sharing: Omar

Kargil:  Discussions on who will contest from the Ladakh Lok Sabha seat will be held during the talks on the seat-sharing arrangement of the INDIA bloc for next year’s general elections, National Conference Vice-President Omar Abdullah has said while asserting that his party is with the opposition alliance. Responding to a question about a pre-poll […]

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