Under the Smart City scheme, the Jammu - Kashmir government is taking up various projects to attract more tourists in the Valley. The beautification of flyovers in the Valley has taken a pace. As part of the beautification, walls and pillars of flyover in Jehangir Chowk are being painted with colorful paintings showcasing the culture and picturesque landscapes of J-K. Locals appreciated the move as it will help in promoting the tourism sector of the Valley.The project is initiated by the Ministry of Urban Development.
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha took the first jab of COVID-19 vaccine at Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu on March 04. The second phase of vaccination against coronavirus began on March 01, which covers people above the age of 60 years and those above the age of 45 years with comorbidities.
A woman based in Rajasthan's Bikaner has made several intricate drawings. Mitthu Mehra has created drawings of eminent personalities and freedom fighters on tree leaves. She has carved drawings of singing maestro Lata Mangeshkar, Mother Teresa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former president APJ Abdul Kalam. Mitthu has completed her MA in Drawings from Dungar College. Speaking to ANI, Mitthu said, "I used to draw on paper before but then wanted to do something different. I started honing this hobby in the coronavirus induced lockdown and have become better at it now."
Jammu and Kashmir Police is organising a recruitment drive in Kathua district. The rally was conducted to recruit Special Police Officers (SPOs) in Kathua. Over 2,800 candidates including 500 women have applied for 89 vacancies. The five-day recruitment drive commenced on February 16. Around 25% of the applicants are female. Speaking to media, Kathua SSP, Shailendra Kumar Mishra said, "2,836 candidates including around 500 women have applied for 89 vacancies. The five-day recruitment drive started on Monday."
The new batch of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) students got new building of Government Medical College (GMC) in J-K's Kathua district. The induction ceremony of 100 students was held in the new building on February 01. Financial Commissioner of Department of Health and Medical Education Atal Dulloo presided over the induction ceremony of students. The new batch of MBBS students were administered oath and pledged to work as a doctor to serve the community with humanity and full dedication. The induction ceremony was attended by the students coming from different regions of J-K. A portion of the GMC building is still under construction and it will complete in few months. The students are keen to attend offline classes after getting relaxation in COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
A helicopter force-lands in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district. The incident occurred in Lakhanpur area on January 25. One of the two pilots injured in the chopper crash succumbed to injuries. More details are awaited in this regard. Speaking to media, Deputy Commissioner of Kathua, OP Bhagat said, "Indian Army's Dhruv chopper crashed in Lakhanpur area of Kathua at about 07:15 pm today (January 25)." "Two pilots of the chopper were reportedly injured and are being treated in a hospital," he added. According to PRO Defence of Jammu, one of the two pilots injured in the chopper crash in Kathua succumbed to injuries today.
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TV presenter Chris Kamara has urged people from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities to get the Covid-19 vaccine.The Sky Sports analyst said he was “feeling great” after getting his first jab and hoped it would accelerate a return to normal life.The 63-year-old said he understands why some people in minority communities may be reluctant to have the vaccination, and revealed that his Sierra Leone-born father was hesitant about needles.
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While speaking to media in Jaipur on March 04, the Transport and Soldiers Welfare Minister of Rajasthan, Pratap Singh Khachariyawas spoke on state budget. Khachariyawas said, "On one hand, there is Ashok Gehlot government's Budget which has brought relief to all with no tax and then there is Narendra Modi government's Budget which has increased excise duty on petrol and diesel." "They ended LPG cylinder subsidy and increased rates by Rs 300," he added.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal got his first dose of Covid vaccine at the LNJP hospital. The Chief Minister’s parents were also vaccinated. Kejriwal has been receiving treatment for diabetes for the last 10 years and is thus eligible for inoculation in the ongoing phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive. President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several chief ministers have already received their first doses of the vaccine. Watch the full video for all the details.
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