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“Closure” of liquor bars renders many ‘jobless’ in J&K

Jammu, Sep 12 (UNI) In the aftermath of “closure” of liquor bars on the “verbal” directions of the Jammu and Kashmir Excise Department seeking renewal of license by the operators have rendered several people ‘jobless’ across the Union Territory, it was reported here on Sunday.
J&K Excise Department has asked all bar operators to get their licenses renewed by submitting nearly 20 ‘No Objection Certificates’ (NOCs) to be issued by the various government departments for submitting it to the Jammu and Kashmir Excise Department.
Almost after a gap of two months when the government e-auctioned wine shops, the liquor bars across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on September 1 were briefly closed after the Excise Department sought renewal of licenses by submission of ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the more than 20 departments.
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27 Feb 2024 | 1:12 AM

Chandigarh, Feb 26 (UNI) The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) has apprehended Dr Narinder
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27 Feb 2024 | 1:06 AM

Kanpur, Feb 26 (UNI) Highlighting the significant transformation in the state, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Monday that before 2017 illegal firearms were brandished in Uttar Pradesh, but today, all six nodes of the defence corridor are actively contributing to India's self-reliance in defence manufacturing.

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Apni Party has well defined developmental roadmap for J&K: Bukhari

27 Feb 2024 | 1:02 AM

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Brown bears, ibex damaging crops in Lahaul Spiti: HP CM

27 Feb 2024 | 12:41 AM

Shimla, Feb 26 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu informed the state Assembly on Monday that brown bears, ibex and other wild animals are causing losses to farmers by damaging crops in Lahaul Spiti district.

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