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The lessons of the Battle of Longewal are clear, writes Akshaya K Gupta
 

A senior bank official revealed on Tuesday that the cash supply by RBI to banks in the state has been reduced by almost 70 percent which is causing great inconvenience to the customers.

 

Minor snowfall of few inches has again brought the focus on the lack of preparedness to avert the disasters.  The power lines have been snapped due to which the electricity supply has been hit in major parts of Kashmir while the snow clearance work has been sluggish.

 

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has directed the divisional administration to be “in a state of preparedness” in view of the forecast for a moderate to heavy snowfall.

 

People in Kashmir, especially the health care workers, have been wary about the swine flu reports that have been making rounds here since the first week of November.

 

Massive protest rallies were held across Jammu and Kashmir on Friday against the controversial US decision declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, even as congregational prayers were disallowed by the government at historic Jamia Masjid in Downtown Srinagar.

 

Chief Minister Mahbooba Mufti is very much right in expressing her concern over the slow death of Kashmiri language.

 

The drug addiction among the youth is on the rise across the state. Every day, the police arrest drug peddlers with drugs not only in Kashmir but in Chenab Valley and Pirpanjal region as well.

 

As a Colonel in North-East, I had the privilege to accompany a new and dynamic Corps Commander for his meetings with two very wise governors.

 

This year has turned out to be the most violent in the past seven years. More than two hundred militants, according to the DGP SP Vaid, have been killed in the encounters with the forces.

 


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