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14 April 2016 Current Events Kashmir hit by suspension of Mobile Internet Services

With the curfew-like restrictions continuing in some parts of Kashmir, today, mobile internet services have been suspended in the same areas. Additionally, strict restrictions have been imposed in Kralgund, Kupwara town, Magam, Handwara and Langate areas within the north Kashmir. The restrictions have been imposed following the death of three persons during the protests against the alleged molestation of a valley girl by a soldier in the Handwara town on 12 April 2016.


PM Modi to launch e-market platform for farmers today

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be unveiling an e-market platform that will be used by farmers for selling their products. Named as NAM (National Agriculture Market), this e-market platform is intending to connect 21 wholesale markets from eight different states, on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar. The project is likely to be extended as a pan-India operation by 2017, thereby allowing farmers to sell their produce to any wholesale market across India.


Residential building in Mumbai's Lokhandvala catches fire

A major fire broke out at Raheja Classique building in Mumbai’s Lokhandwala area today. Four fire engines and three water tankers have been rushed to the spot for bringing the fire under control. With no reports of any casualties received from the spot till date, the flames have been controlled by the fire extinguishing officials.


Kashmir hit by suspension of Mobile Internet Services

With the curfew-like restrictions continuing in some parts of Kashmir, today, mobile internet services have been suspended in the same areas. Additionally, strict restrictions have been imposed in Kralgund, Kupwara town, Magam, Handwara and Langate areas within the north Kashmir. The restrictions have been imposed following the death of three persons during the protests against the alleged molestation of a valley girl by a soldier in the Handwara town on 12 April 2016.

PM Modi to launch e-market platform for farmers today

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be unveiling an e-market platform that will be used by farmers for selling their products. Named as NAM (National Agriculture Market), this e-market platform is intending to connect 21 wholesale markets from eight different states, on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar. The project is likely to be extended as a pan-India operation by 2017, thereby allowing farmers to sell their produce to any wholesale market across India.

Residential building in Mumbai's Lokhandvala catches fire

A major fire broke out at Raheja Classique building in Mumbai’s Lokhandwala area today. Four fire engines and three water tankers have been rushed to the spot for bringing the fire under control. With no reports of any casualties received from the spot till date, the flames have been controlled by the fire extinguishing officials.




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