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‘Bovine carcasses in Chenani town not slaughter’

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Jammu: Authorities on Friday asked people to maintain calm in Udhampur district of Jammu region asserting that three bovine carcasses found on Thursday most likely were result of poisoning and not slaughter.

District magistrate Udhampur, Shahid Choudhary and senior superintendent of police (SSP), Suleman Choudhary who visited the tension ridden Chenani town on Thursday have confirmed that three bovine carcasses were found in Chenani were no cuts on the carcasses to indicate slaughter.

“A post mortem of the carcasses has been conducted by veterinary surgeons. There were no cuts to indicate use of a sharp edged weapon.

“A few dead crows were also found near the carcasses. It was most likely a case of poisoning”, the district magistrate said.

Agitated mob had taken to roads in Chenani, Udhampur and Reasi towns on Thursday following rumours about bovine slaughter in Chenani town of Udhampur district, 80 km from winter capital Jammu.

Protesters also blocked the 300-km-long Jammu-Srinagar national highway before police swung into action to clear the highway that forms the lifeline of supplies to the landlocked Valley.

Authorities in Jammu city suspended mobile Internet services for sometime on Thursday to prevent rumour mongers from stoking communal passions.

Security force presence has been increased in areas having a mix of Hindu and Muslim population in the city.

“The situation is normal and no untoward incident has been reported from any where in Jammu city”, a senior police officer said on Friday in Jammu.

 

(IANS)

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Seventh Batch of Pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

The seventh batch of pilgrims which consists of 1748 men, 401 women, and 97 sadhus and sadhvis has left for Amarnath

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Amarnath Cave Shrine
Pilgrimage to the Amarnath Yatra. Wikimedia
  • The seventh batch of pilgrims have departed for their journey to Amarnath Cave Shrine
  • This batch consists of 2,246 pilgrims including 1748 men, 401 women and 97 sadhus and sadhvis 
  • With the departure of the seventh batch, total 25,294 pilgrims have left for Amarnath from Jammu

July 08, 2017: The seventh batch of pilgrims left Jammu on June 7, for their journey to reach Amarnath’s Cave shrine for a darshan of ice lingam. With this batch, the total number of pilgrims has reached 25,294.

This batch is made up of 1748 men, 401 women, and 97 sadhus and sadhvis. The Amarnath yatra began on June 28 from Jammu. The journey is to be done amid multi-tier security with CRPF escorting the pilgrims. The final destination is the twin base camp of Amarnath cave shrine.

10,461 pilgrims paid obeisance at the Holy Cave yesterday, however, lives of 3 pilgrims was claimed. The total death toll number for the ongoing pilgrimage has reached 9.

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A staggering number of 1,15,841 pilgrims have made the journey to visit the ice lingam since the beginning of the pilgrimage. The annual yatra, this year too, has continued despite the terror threats. But it has prompted the authorities to be alert and prepared. The highest level of security measures have been adopted, including the latest satellite tracking system, mentioned PTI report.

Earlier an intelligence source has revealed that the militants have planned to target policemen and the many yatris. The CRPF, BSF, police, and army have all been instructed to secure the pilgrimage. Combined, over 40,000 troops have been mobilized to provide for the security.

Additionally, the center has provided the state with 25,000 personnel. This year’s Amarnath yatra is 8 days shorter than last year’s 48 days.

– prepared by Saksham Narula of NewsGram. Twitter: @Saksham2394

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Pakistan Army violates ceasefire agreement at Line of Control in Akhnoor sector

Till last reports came in, firing exchanges were continuing in the area. No damage has so far been reported from the Indian side

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Representational Image of Pakistani Army. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Jammu, September 2, 2016: Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday in Akhnoor sector of the Jammu district.

Different sources told IANS in Jammu, “Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire today (Friday), using small weapons and automatics to target our positions in Akhnoor sector of the LoC, adding, “Our troops are effectively retaliating the Pakistan firing using the same calibre weapons.”
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Representational Image of Pakistani Army. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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Till last reports came in, firing exchanges were continuing in the area. No damage has so far been reported from the Indian side. (IANS)

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Kashmir Unrest: Mobile internet services resume in Jammu

Mobile internet services had been suspended on July 10 in entire Jammu region following unrest in the Kashmir Valley.

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Mobile internet service restored in Jammu. Image Source: www.dailyexcelsior.com
  • Mobile internet services had been suspended on July 10 in entire Jammu region following unrest in the Kashmir Valley
  • Both call facility and mobile internet services, however, continued to remain suspended in the valley
  • Internet services are working in the valley on fixed landline connections provided by the BSNL

Mobile internet services were restored in Jammu region after 16 days on Tuesday, officials said.

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“The divisional administration reviewed the suspension of mobile Internet services in the Jammu region yesterday and it was decided to restore the same from midnight,” a senior police officer said in Jammu.

Mobile internet services had been suspended on July 10 in entire Jammu region following unrest in the Kashmir Valley.

Mobile services suspended after violence in Valley. Image Source: Indian Express
Mobile services suspended after violence in Valley. Image Source: Indian Express

Both call facility and mobile internet services, however, continued to remain suspended in the valley.

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Limited calling facility is, however, available on post paid mobile phones provided by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) in the Valley while no mobile internet facility is available on these phones.

Calling facility is available on BSNL phones. Image Source: Nimbuzz
Calling facility is available on BSNL phones. Image Source: Nimbuzz

Internet services are working in the valley on fixed landline connections provided by the BSNL. (IANS)

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