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Rijiju arrives in Srinagar, briefed about security situation in Kashmir

Rijiju arrives in Srinagar, briefed about security situation in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 7 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju was today briefed about the security situation in Kashmir, where braid chopping incidents are reported almost daily for the past about a month. Mr Rijiju, who arrived here on a two-day visit to Kashmir, was also informed about recent fidayeen attack on a BSF camp near Srinagar International Airport. Mr Rijiju will attend a music concert by famous singer-composer Adnan Sami today on the banks of picturesque Dal Lake. The concert is being organised jointly by his ministry and the Jammu and Kashmir government to promote tourism and Kashmiri culture in the valley. A BSF spokesperson said that Mr Rijiju arrived in this summer capital at 0835 hrs on a two-day visit to Kashmir. “The Union Minister was received by BSF Inspector General (IG), Kashmir Frontier, Sonali Mishra,” he said. After Guard of Honour, he said the minister was briefed about prevailing situation in Kashmir and also about the suicidal attack by militants on October 3, at BSF Campus Gogoland, (Humhama). Mr Rijiju, applauded the professionalism of BSF troops, who efficiently eliminated the three militants without causing any collateral damage and at the same time minimal damage was caused to BSF. A BSF jawan was also killed in the attack. The Minister also commended the overall performance of BSF for effectively defending borders of India against Pakistan and Bangladesh and admired the legacy of the Force. He also interacted with officers and subordinate officers at Frontier Headquarter; also he met and appreciated the courage of brave Force personnel who bravely faced the militants and neutralized them. The visit of Rijuju comes at a time when Kashmir is on boil against the more than three dozen incidents of braid chopping. UNI ABS SB 1353

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Ground breaking ceremony for launch of 64 projects by PM on July 29

18 Jul 2018 | 12:23 PM

Lucknow, Jul 18 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh government, after holding a grand Investors meet in February, has now geared up for 'Ground Breaking Ceremony' to inaugurate projects worth over Rs 56,000 crore here on July 29 in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and topmost industrialists of the country.

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Tripura mulls to set up separate cyber crime units

18 Jul 2018 | 12:20 PM

Agartala, Jul 18 (UNI) The Tripura government has planned to set up separate cyber crime police unit with the qualified officers headed by a SP rank officer to deal with the cases related to cyber crime in the state efficiently.

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Bengal Govt to promote bio-fertilisers to increase productivity

Bengal Govt to promote bio-fertilisers to increase productivity

18 Jul 2018 | 12:19 PM

Kolkata, Jul 18 (UNI) The West Bengal Government is going to increase the productivity of plants by administering bio-fertilisers and other organic manures.

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Fresh batch of 1,983 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

Fresh batch of 1,983 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

18 Jul 2018 | 12:17 PM

Jammu, Jul 18 (UNI) An eighteenth batch of 1,983 pilgrims on Wednesday left from Bhagwat Nagar base camp here for Amarnath Cave Shrine in a convoy of 59 vehicles chanting ‘bam bam bhole’.

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Uncertainty brows up in Bru refugee repatriation

18 Jul 2018 | 12:15 PM

Agartala, Jul 18 (UNI) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today alleged that a section of state government officers were involved in the corruption of distribution of rations, amenities and support to the Bru refugees lodging in six camps of Kanchanpur in North Tripura for past 21 years who were found to be creating problems in the process of refugee repatriation.

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