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Flood-hit families with mud houses near the Tawi fear they will be denied compensation

The brisk unscientific mining of gypsum has been posing a grave threat to the ecology of the earthquake-prone belt of the erstwhile Doda district as blasting in mine sites has been going on unabate

As the existing water supply schemes apparently proved insufficient to meet the requirement of Katra during the pilgrim rush, the state government has deputed a team of technical experts to prepare

Centre, state govt bear fiscal burden of `8,340 cr

Although the industrial promotion policies have put a whopping fiscal burden of Rs 8,340 crore on the state and Central governments from 2007 to 2012, the policies have failed to achieve the desired results and the main objectives of such incentives have been defeated. The industrial packages were announced in the state to generate employment but their results are discouraging.

The state government has decided to dedicate the year 2013 to its daughters as the gap between male-female ratio continues to be wide in some districtsa such as Jammu, Samba and Kathua even though

Contaminated water of the Surinsar lake, mixed with animal waste, is being supplied to more than 30 villages of the Dansal block in the Kandi belt of Jammu district comprising a population of more than 25,000.

Though the authorities have