Morning Wrap; A quick glance at yesterday’s top news


1. Govt to provide subsidized LED bulbs to people

In order to save energy and costs, the government would be providing LED bulbs to the consumers at subsidized rate, so that the revenue so saved would be used on other developmental initiatives.

2. No possibility of any untoward happening at GHSS Rajouri: Naeem Akhtar

Minister for Education, Naeem Akthar today, relying to a Calling Attention Notice  of Vibod Gupta,  informed the House that there is no possibility of any untoward incident happening at Girls Higher Secondary School (GHSS), Rajouri.

3. Jammu boy may represent India in U-17 Football Worldcup

Vardaan Dutt of Jammu had been selected for the cam among 200 probables from North Zone and eventually made it to the final all India shortlist too. Vardaan Dutt has has made it to a final list of 23 candidates most likely to represent India in the first-ever Football World Cup for Under-17 scheduled to take place in 2016.

4. CID official from Jammu beaten up on train but saves 100 people

A constable working for the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Mukesh, was found in a critical situation at the Govindsar Railway Station, Kathua. Mukesh, who was travelling by Uttar Sampark Kranti from New Delhi to Kathua  got injured badly when few men, with sticks and bats, got on the train forcefully and started beating and looting the passengers at Panipat Station. He, however, managed to save almost 100 fellow passengers.

5. TV actress from Savdhaan India caught in a Sex Racket

The Mumbai Police’s Social Service Branch in Goregaon were successful in disrupting a high-profile Sex Racket. The Police were on a search mission where they came across two women outside a mall and arrested them. One of the accused happens to be a TV actress from the show ‘Savdhaan India’

6. Minister orders suspension of Tehsildar Khour in the Assembly

Revenue Minister for the State, Syed Basharat Bukhari, has ordered suspension of Tehsildar of Khour area and some other CA&PD officials in the Assembly today. As per the reports, the Tehsildar was involved in the case of falsely mentioning the name of an MLA in the Below Poverty Line (BPL) list.

7. Top Jammu school caught lying about Class XII results for admissions

Admissions to class XI and even class XII continue well into the month of July after the summer vacations and owing to the tough competition, many schools in Jammu have been projecting fake scores to capitalise during the admissions season.

8. 116 posts of doctors referred to PSC, 96 more being referred

The Government has referred 116 posts of doctors to Public Service Commission (PSC) and 96 more posts of doctors referred to PSC for fast-track selection, informed the Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Ms Asiea Naqash on Thursday to overcome the shortage of doctors in the hospitals.

9. DAK alleges thrashing of a doctor by Police at hospital

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today strongly condemned thrashing and detaining of on duty doctor by police at Sub District hospital Damhal Hanjipora of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

10. Clashes erupt in two diff places; 8 including lecturer injured

Two clashes broke out in different places of Jammu division on Thursday. 8 persons including a Lecturer has been injured in the tussle which took place in Dhargaloon and Ari village of Mendhar Sub Division. The lecturer has been shifted to District Hospital, Rajouri.


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