EVENING NEWS

1. Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik-led State Administrative Council (SAC) on Sunday approved a bill to tackle benami transactions.

2. The State Administrative Council (SAC) Sunday approved the proposal of dispensing with oral tests for the selection of 400 veterinary assistant surgeons

3. In a decision aimed at streamlining the teaching cadre in Jammu and Kashmir, the governor administration Sunday approved the action plan recommended by a committee set up three months ago.

4. To strengthen cancer care services at tertiary level in Jammu and Kashmir, the state administrative council (SAC) Sunday accorded sanction to the setting up of a nuclear medicine department at the Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu.

5. Security forces killed three terrorists on Sunday on the outskirts of Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir during an encounter

6. Two alleged inter-state narcotic smugglers were arrested Sunday after 202 kg of poppy straw was seized from a Punjab-bound truck in Udhampur district.

7. A wanted Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, who was luring youths into militancy, was arrested on Sunday in Kishtwar district.

8. Backing the creation of a separate division for Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP has urged Governor Satya Pal Malik not to "succumb to the blackmailing tactics" of the valley-centric parties on the issue.

9. About 5,000 migratory birds has arrived at Gharana Wetland Conservation Reserve along the International border in the outskirts of Jammu.

10. Shailendra Kumar will take over as the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday replacing the incumbent Shaleen Kabra, a day after the completion of the ongoing nine-phased panchayat polls in the state.

11. The meteorological department has forecast light-to-moderate rainfall or snow at most places across the Kashmir valley from Sunday till Tuesday.

12. The Westminster magistrates court in United Kingdom is set to give its verdict on Vijay Mallya's extradition to India on Monday, but the businessman accused of fleeing the country after defaulting on loans is unlikely to return to India anytime soon.

13. Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and paceman Mohammed Shami combined to tear through Australia's top order and bring India within six wickets of victory in the series-opening Test on Sunday.

 

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Gaurav Sharma