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Sonamarg fair attracts large number of tourists, locals

Srinagar, Sep 11 (UNI) Sonamarg fair, celebrating the summer season with a view to showcase the art, music and culture was organized on Saturday which attracts large number of tourists, locals and Gujjar and Bakerwals.
A defence ministry spokesman Col Emron Musavi said this afternoon that fair was organized at Sonamarg which is known to be the little Switzerland of India which is characterised by lush green meadows surrounded by steep snow-clad mountains.
It is a popular tourist destination for visitors from all over the world, he said. Historically known to be the gateway on the ancient Silk Road connecting Jammu and Kashmir with Tibet, it gives rise to the “Three Sisters” a group of Lidder, Sind and Neelum rivers. It also serves as one of the entry points for the Amarnath Cave in south Kashmir Himalayas.
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Punjab CM calls for empowerment of sarpanches, panches to strengthen democracy

20 Oct 2021 | 12:13 AM

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (UNI) Emphasizing the need to empower Sarpanches and Panches in order to strengthen democracy at the grassroots-level, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi exhorted the youth to form clubs in the villages after the name of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh to undertake youth centric initiatives.

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Punjab releases Rs 2 58 cr for construction of sheds in gaushalas: Sachin Sharma

20 Oct 2021 | 12:07 AM

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (UNI) Punjab Gau Sewa Commission Chairman Sachin Sharma on Tuesday informed that the state government has released Rs 2.58 crore for the construction of permanent sheds in 43 gaushalas of the state.

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Punjab Dy CM Randhawa smells conspiracy in Singhu lynching, promises justice

20 Oct 2021 | 12:04 AM

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (UNI) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Tuesday said that there appeared to be a deep-rooted conspiracy to defame the farmers’ stir.

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55 pc population received 2nd jab of Covid vaccine in HP

19 Oct 2021 | 11:17 PM

Shimla, Oct 19 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday said that 55.6 per cent of its total population have received at least two doses of COVID vaccine while cent per cent state population have got first dose of the vaccine.

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SP announces 72-member state committee

19 Oct 2021 | 11:08 PM

Lucknow, Oct 19 (UNI) Samajwadi Party National president Akhilesh Yadav has approved a 72-member State Executive of the party, here on Tuesday.

Mr Naresh Uttam Patel will continue as the state president.

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