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LG Manoj Sinha inaugurates ‘State Of Art’ General Bus Stand cum multi-level parking at Jammu

Says project constructed at Rs 213 Crore, building has shopping complex, food courts, kiosks; Big relief to people of Jammu, every single resident must shoulder responsibility of building safe & clean Jammu, Advocates new slogans for city: Jammu a city of bliss, Eternal, Spiritual City on the Earth

(Asian News Hub) – Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Thursday inaugurated the state of the art General Bus Stand cum Shopping complex constructed at the cost of Rs 213 Crore in Jammu today.

While urging the people of Jammu to take care of the assets in Jammu city clean. As per the news agency—KNO, the LG Sinha said that every city across the world has a slogan and that he has two choosen two for Jammu city— “Jammu, a city of bliss or Eternal, Spiritual City on the Earth.”

The LG Sinha said that the multi-level parking cum shopping complex will help thousands of pilgrims who come for the journey of Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine. “This will help address the population of Jammu people and largely help them address the traffic congestions,” he said.

He said that the project has been constructed at the cost of Rs 213 crores that has a terminal of 80 big busses and has a space for 1112 four wheelers and over 1000 two wheelers.

“The building has X-ray system for baggage, parking management, rain harvesting, CCTVs for security,” he said. He said that most of the work was completed on the project in the past two and a half years.

“Jammu is a place that takes one’s heart away. Every single resident of this place contribute towards the development of the city,” the LG Sinha said adding that at present 33 percent people live in cities and in next few year it would be 42 per cent and after a decade 65 per cent people will live in cities. “So we need to have an eye on the future while addressing present issues,” he said. “Jammu is the only place across the country where we have IIM, AIMS and IIT.” He said a feeling must coming in the minds of people that “it is my city.”

He advocated “street festival” for the people of Jammu once a month that should be organized by the Jammu Development Authority (JDA).  He said that commercial complex of the building is yet to be made functional but will be soon be operational.

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‘Militant associate’ arrested in Kupwara; 10 grenades, 182 bullets recovered

(Asian News Hub) – Army and police have recovered ten grenades and 182 rounds of Ak-47 rifle from a militant associate who was arrested in Kralpora area in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, official sources said on Tuesday.

They said army 160 Territorial Army and SOG Kralpora arrested the “militant associate” Abdul Ahad Lone based on specific information. “10 grenades and 182 Ak-47 rounds” have been recovered from his possession.They said middle-aged man was associated with Al-Badr formerly.

A police officer confirmed the arrest and said that further investigations are underway.

GNS

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Three unidentified militants killed in Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – Three unidentified militants have been killed in an encounter that raged between government forces and militants in Vailoo area of Kokernag belt in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

A senior police officer told that three unidentified militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as operation is on in the area.

He said the militants turned down repeated surrender offers given to them by government forces.

Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 19 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

Pertinently, 46 militants have been killed in J&K so far this year and most of them belong to Shopian district.

KNO

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Militant killed in an ongoing encounter at Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter that raged between government forces and militants in Vailoo area of Kokernag belt in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

A senior police officer told that one militant has been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as operation is on in the area.

Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 19 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

Pertinently, 44 militants have been killed in J&K so far this year and most of them belong to Shopian district.

KNO

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