Inclusiveness alone can steer India to peace, prosperity: Rana

MATHWAR NOVEMBER 16- National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana on Wednesday cautioned against attempts of weakening India’s unique characteristic of inclusiveness, saying this is the only binding force that can steer the nation-state to peace and prosperity.           “If we have to live up to the idea of India, we will have to shun myopism

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Army conducts Trekking Expedition

The Indian Army has always been upbeat about adventure activities. In keeping with its fine traditions, the Rashtriya Rifles Battalion at Kalakote flagged in a mountaineering expedition from Kalakote to Kalal.  In one of the difficult treks in the Shivalik ranges, the trekking team, led by Captain S B Mandal, traversed over 150 kms reaching heights of 15,280 feet at

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Regiment of Artillery commemorates 189th Gunners Day

Jammu:  28 September 2016        The Regiment of Artillery celebrated its 189th Gunners Day today at Chandimandir Military Station. The Gunners Day commemorates the raising of the first Artillery unit namely the “Bombay Battery” on 28 September 1827. A wreath laying ceremony was held to pay homage to its martyrs at “Veer Smriti” in Chandimandir.       The

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Doda Daredevil Winner of Thanamandi Cricket League felicitated

Jammu:  12 September 2016        Army has been at the forefront of promoting sports and supporting budding talent especially from remote areas of Jammu & Kashmir. As part of this endeavor, a Cricket League was organised at Thanamandi on 11 September 2016. The locals youth of respective districts were given an opportunity to participate and play over a period

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Opening ceremony of Indo-US Joint Military Exercise YUDH ABHYAS-2016

Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 Exercise YUDH ABHYAS 2016, a joint military training exercise of Indian and US Armies, commenced today at Chaubattia, Uttarakhand with the Opening Ceremony. Indian and US soldiers stood side by side in an impressive military parade  that saw the unfurling of the national flags of both countries while their National Anthems “Jana Gana Mana” and “The Star Spangled

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CM joins cross-border camaraderie at Baba Chamliyal’s shrine

Cultural affinity of people along Indo-Pak border too strong to resist: Mehbooba ‘Working with GoI for opening more meeting points to promote, expand people-to-people contact’ JAMMU, JUNE 23: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today joined thousands of devotees who thronged the shrine of Baba Chamliyal near the International Border (IB) in Ramgarh sector of district Samba to observe the annual

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Mansar

A serene lake: Nestled in hills, this beautiful lake has a circumference of about 3.5 km. Its circumbulation (or parikarma) is a ritual fairly common among locals. It is a venue where newly-weds of areas nearby come to seek the blessings of Sheshnag, whose abode it is considered. Mundans (tonsuring of hair) of the children is another fairly common practice in villages near

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