The celebrations commenced with an inter school competition including football, volleyball, handball matches.
Sharma, who has submitted his resignation, is a Congress legislator from Akhnoor and he is known as firebrand party leader.
Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked mortar shelling on forward Indian positions in Balakote sector of Poonch.
Before this, the ceasefire was violated twice on Oct. 17 along the Line of Control (LoC) in Hamirpur sector of Poonch district.
Two held ahead of Modi visit.
Thousands who had fled from their homes amidst Pak shelling are not willing to return as reports of firing keep pouring in.
Forty villagers were buried alive along with their houses and cattle after Saddal village near Pancheri disappeared in landslides.
The last time on October 13, they had fired a few mortar shells on the Indian side at Arnia and Saujjian areas.
Sources said that mortar shelling by the Pakistani troops across the LoC started at around 9 am.
UN Police Division, in a communication to the Indian Mission, said that Shakti has “contributed to the improvement of the status of female police.
These people hail from Arnia, Trewa, Nikkkowal, Jora Farm, Suchetgarh, Abdullian, Chinore, Pargwal, Garkhal and Hamirpurkona.
The firing along the entire 200 kms long border from Kathua to Pargwal had stopped on the late evening of October 9.
Pakistani troops have resorted to mortar shelling on forward Indian positions along the LoC in around 12.45 pm.
Nearly a dozen Indian posts were affected, sources said, adding that the Indian Army troops were retaliating effectively.
Eight people have died so far and over 80 have been injured on the Indian side since October 3.
"There has been no firing along the border tonight since 8.20 pm,’’ said sources in the BSF.
At least eight people, including three Border Security Forces personnel, were injured as firing by Pakistani Rangers.
Pakistan Rangers shelled border outposts and villages in Samba and Kathua along with Jammu during the night.
Pakistan continued targeting civilian areas with mortar shells all along the international border.
People forced to abandon homes, move to safety.
With economic activity buoyed by expectations from the new elected government , “India is benefiting from a ‘Modi dividend’,” the Bank said on Monday.
A BSF spokesman said that the BSF troops at all the places gave a "strong and befitting reply" to the Pakistani Rangers.
Four members of a family died when Pakistani mortar shells started raining on Arnia town around 3 am.
Five people died at the main bazaar in Arnia town itself when over a dozen mortar shells from across the border exploded around 3 am.
The IED was suspected to have been planted by militants. Army troops have launched an operation to sanitize the area.
A number of infiltration attempts were foiled by Army troops, resulting into the elimination of 14 terrorists.
A 17-year-old girl was killed and four other civilians injured in the firing along LoC.
Exchanges are still going on, said a defence spokesperson.
We know that they are not surviving, but we are searching them only to perform their last rites, says a flood victim.
Sources said Udhampur administration had on September 20 hired 200 trucks from Jammu for transporting the relief material to the Valley.
state government decided to approach Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Ltd as it also has bailey bridges at its disposal.
Pitching for liberal assistance from the Centre, Omar told that such a package was necessary for putting life back on rails in the state.
This will enable citizens to download forms and submit their applications electronically through a common gateway.
He was found dead in his room in a forward location near LoC in Pallanwala sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
Another bailey bridge is also being constructed by them over river Ans at Kotranka so as to restore critical road link between Rajouri and Reasi districts.
The programme, ‘Jeevan Rekha’ (lifeline), was initially conceived as an experiment for two hours on September 6.