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Saving even one life is great contribution to humanity: J&K DGP

Saving even one life is great contribution to humanity: J&K DGP

Srinagar, Oct 7 (UNI) Highlighting the need of operating dial 108 Emergency Ambulance Service in Jammu and Kashmir like other states of country, Director General of Police S P Vaid on Saturday said saving even one life is great contribution to humanity. Dr Vaid was addressing the inaugural function of the two-day live demonstration on ENT surgeries programme titled Rhinoplasty and FESS at Police Hospital here. He said the conferences like this are very inspiring and beneficial to the host hospital and to the attending delegates. The DGP said, 'the police department acts as an emergency department in many situations. Because of the nature of the duties and in normal course policemen and officers also face health issues. Keeping this in view, we are making all efforts to provide better health care facilities to our men and women.' While complementing organisers for the holding conference, he said, 'there is no dearth of talent in the state and hopefully in near future doctors and experts not only from the country but also abroad will visit Kashmir and take part in such conferences and events.' He said under a centrally sponsored scheme dial 108, Emergency Ambulance Service has been started in the whole country and at places it has proved very beneficial, adding that 'if this scheme is launched in our state also we will be able to save a number of lives in road accidents, heart attacks and other accidents.' More UNI BAS AE 1641

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PM Modi defends demonetisation,GST ; says economy is on right track

PM Modi defends demonetisation,GST ; says economy is on right track

Bhavnagar, Oct 22 (UNI) In his third visit to his home state Gujarat this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday defended his government’s decision on demonetisation and Goods and Service Tax and said that the economic indicators show that India is moving in the right direction.

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22 Oct 2017 | 8:48 PM
India defeat Malaysia 2-1 in finals; lift Asia Cup

India defeat Malaysia 2-1 in finals; lift Asia Cup

Dhaka, Oct 22 (UNI) The Men's Indian Hockey team defeated Malaysia 2-1 in Finals of the Hero Asia Cup 2017 here on Sunday clinching the coveted cup.

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22 Oct 2017 | 7:25 PM
Modi, Amit Shah, Rajnath, Jaitley among BJP's star campaigners for Himachal assy polls

Modi, Amit Shah, Rajnath, Jaitley among BJP's star campaigners for Himachal assy polls

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley are among the star campaigners of the BJP in the forthcoming Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh.

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22 Oct 2017 | 4:49 PM
India, Bangladesh determined to fight violent extremism and terrorism together: Sushma

India, Bangladesh determined to fight violent extremism and terrorism together: Sushma

Dhaka, Oct 22 (UNI) Expressing the resolve of India and Bangladesh to fight terrorism, extremism and radicalisation, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that both the countries were determined to protect their societies from the threat of ideologies of hate, violence and terror by adopting a zero tolerance policy and a comprehensive approach in fighting violent extremism and terrorism at all levels.

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22 Oct 2017 | 8:32 PM
Rahul slams Raj Govt for Ordinance putting restrictions on media publishing names of public servants guilty of corruption

Rahul slams Raj Govt for Ordinance putting restrictions on media publishing names of public servants guilty of corruption

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday slammed the Vasundhara Raje Government in Rajasthan for bringing an ordinance that provides for punishment for mediapersons publishing names of public servants guilty of corruption.

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22 Oct 2017 | 3:21 PM
Cong releases final list of candidates for Himachal, Virbhandra's son Vikramsditya named from Shimla Rural

Cong releases final list of candidates for Himachal, Virbhandra's son Vikramsditya named from Shimla Rural

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) The Congress on Sunday released the third and final list of candidates for the Assembly polls in Himachal, with Mr Vikramaditya Singh, son of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, being named as a candidate from Shimla Rural.

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22 Oct 2017 | 8:32 PM
Mehbooba grieved over Gurez fire incident

Mehbooba grieved over Gurez fire incident

Srinagar, Oct 22 (UNI) Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti expressed grief over the massive fire incident in Kilshey village of Gurez sector of Bandipora.

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22 Oct 2017 | 7:54 PM
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