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Mos Railway minister Sh Ashwani vaishnav visited at Reasi for review the railway project

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Railway minister Sh Ashwani vaishnav : Meeting with District administration, representative of Panchayati Raj and local people at Reasi.

 

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Five passengers injured as vehicle rolls down into gorge in J&K’s Poonch

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At least five passengers were injured after the vehicle they were traveling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Gontariyan area of Jammu’s Poonch district on Tuesday, an official said.

As per the official, the vehicle met with the accident this afternoon while the passengers were returning home after paying obeisance at a shrine.

A police official told Greater Kashmir that five of the passengers have received critical injuries in the mishap and have been shifted to District Hospital Poonch for treatment.

 

 

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Long Power shutdown in Jammu: Check complete list here

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Chief Engineer (Distribution) JPDCL, Jammu has informed that power supply to Gandhi Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Gole Market, Govt. Hospital Gandhi Nagar, Nanak Nagar, Sanjay Nagar and adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 21 from 07 am to 10 pm.

Similarly, the power supply to Malhori, Kupar, Tutan Di Khui, Badyal Brahmana, BSF, Kadyal Mandal, Gurha, Raya, Smailpur and adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 21 from 08 am to 01 pm.

Likewise, the power supply to Billawar, Mandi, Phinter, Parnalla and adjoining areas of Baggan, Batera, GREF, Sua No. 1, Gharkhal and adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 21 from 09 am to 02 pm.

Meanwhile, Superintending Engineer, O&M Circle, Jammu (JPDCL) has informed that power supply to Greater Kailash and its adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 21 from 08 am to 02 pm.

Similarly, the power supply to Nanak Nagar and its adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 23 from 07 am to 01 pm.

Likewise, the power supply to Trikuta Nagar and its adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 21 and 23 from 07 am to 01 pm.

Similarly, the power supply to Barnai, Natar Kotha, Lower Muthi, KC Door, PHE adjoining, Lower Barnai, Industrial Area and their adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 21 from 07 am to 12 noon.

Meanwhile, Superintending Engineer (Distribution), (JPDCL), O&M Circle, Kathua has informed that power supply to Near 220 KV GSS and Phase III SIDCO Samba and adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 22 from 08 am to 12 noon.

Similarly, the power supply near Doordarshan and adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 22 from 08 am to 12 noon.

Likewise, the power supply to Kothi Morh, Patayari, W. No 5 & 6, Bari Brahmana, Birpur Ansal and adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 21, 23 and 25 from 07 am to 01 pm.

Similarly, the power supply to Hiranagar Town, Hospital, Deepak Chowk, Main Bazaar and adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 21 from 08 am to 02 pm.

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Notification allowing women to take NDA exam to be released by May 2022: Defence Ministry to SC

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The Defence Ministry told the Supreme Court that a notification allowing women candidates to appear for the entrance exam to the National Defence Academy (NDA) will be out by May 2022.

Earlier, the ministry had said that a decision has been taken to allow the induction of women into the Armed Forces through the NDA.
Filing an affidavit, the ministry said that keeping the timeline in mind, deliberate planning and meticulous preparation is needed to ensure smooth induction and seamless training of such women candidates.

“The Government of India, in line with its commitment, hereby place on record its clear and categorical stand that the women candidates shall be considered for entry in the three defence services, in the existing streams, through National Defence Academy,” the affidavit stated.
It further said that the NDA entrance exams are held twice a year and the government proposes to have the necessary mechanism in place by May 2022, the time by which the UPSC is required to publish the first notification next year, for the exam.

The affidavit also stated that a study group has been constituted by the Defence services comprising experts to expeditiously formulate a curriculum for women cadets at the NDA and a Board of Officers has been convened to frame a futuristic proposal for training of women cadets at NDA incorporating all relevant aspects.

“Any dilution of physical training and service subject like firing, etc. would invariably impact the battle worthiness of the Armed Forces adversely,” it added.

It also stated the need to have a robust physical separation between male and female residential areas for which new residential facilities have to be developed to accommodate the women candidates including bathroom cubicles with modifications to maintain privacy.

“Some time is needed to construct additional bathrooms, cabins, training facilities and develop curriculum for the new joinees,” the Ministry of Defence told the apex court.

“Only medically fit candidates meeting the selection criteria are allowed to join the Academy. They are also required to meet laid down medical standards. While medical standards for male cadets are in place, appropriate medical standards for women candidates are in the process of formulation. The same needs to be done before they join,” the affidavit added.

A Bench headed by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul had asked the ministry to put the statement of inducting women into the Armed Forces through the NDA, on record through an affidavit

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21 Sep 2021, 2:25 AM (GMT)

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33,504,534 Total Cases
445,416 Death Cases
32,749,574 Recovered Cases

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