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India, ASEAN cooperation will be key facilitator for growth of Indo-Pacific region

19/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 18: Asserting that oceans hold the key to the fortunes of the fast evolving global order, India today said its cooperation with ASEAN in the maritime domain will be a "key facilitator" for the growth and development of the Indo-Pacific region. Addressing the second ASEAN-India workshop on blue economy, Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs, Preeti Saran, said for civilisations such that of India and ASEAN countries to prosper, it was important that they strengthen cooperation to preserve the integrity, inviolability and security of the maritime domain. "It is this reality that led our prime minister to highlight the importance that we attach to the subject of ASEAN-India Cooperation in the Maritime Domain since we believe that it will be a key facilitator for growth and development of the Indo-Pacific region," she said. Saran said oceans hold the key to the fortunes of the fast evolving global order as they cover 72 per cent of the Earth's surface, con...

100 terrorists, 43 security personnel killed in 6 months

19/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 18: Hundred militants and 43 security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir in the first six months of this year, Union Minister ...

Rassana Murder Case: 11th witness examined, cross by defence to begun today

19/07/2018
Pathankot, Jul 18: Pr. Sessions Judge Pathankot Dr. Tejwinder Singh continued sitting upto 6. PM today to clear the dockets and passed appropriate or...

Militants hurl grenade at police post in Sopore

19/07/2018
Srinagar, Jul 18: Militants tonight hurled a grenade towards a police post in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir, a police spokes...

225 govt officers punished for non-performance: Jitendra

19/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 18: As many as 225 central government officers have been punished for non-performance, the government said today. The performance of ...

Cong exudes confidence over success of ‘no-confidence motion’ against Modi Govt

19/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 18: The Congress today exuded confidence over the success of the 'no-confidence motion' against the Modi government and accused it of ...

Governor reviews Cross LoC Trade

19/07/2018
SRINAGAR, Jul 18: Governor N. N. Vohra chaired a high-level meeting to review issues relating to LoC Trade and identify existing systems and procedur...

Cable operators in Srinagar distt asked to block unpermitted Pak, Saudi channels

19/07/2018
Srinagar, Jul 18: The Jammu and Kashmir home department has warned cable operators here of action for failing to block over 30 "unpermitted" channels...

No construction without NOC by Army around Kaluchak in Jammu: DC

19/07/2018
Jammu, Jul 18: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir today said orders have been passed for immediate halt to the construction work taking place in violat...

Performing states not to be penalised by 15th Fin Com: Naidu

19/07/2018
NEW DELHI, Jul 18: Performing states would not be penalised by the 15th Finance Commission while allocating funds as a mechanism has been devised to ...

Women have constitutional right to enter Sabarimala temple: SC

19/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 18: The Supreme Court today said women have the constitutional right to enter Sabarimala temple in Kerala and pray like men without be...

Opposition parties commit to fight against any amendment in RTI Act

19/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 18: Leaders of different political parties today committed to fight any "attempt" by the Centre to "dilute" the Right To Information (...

7 killed, many feared trapped in rubble as two buildings collapse in Gr Noida

19/07/2018
Noida (UP), Jul 18: Seven people were killed and several feared trapped under the rubble of two adjacent buildings which collapsed in Greater Noida o...

ED files charge sheets in seven coal scam cases

19/07/2018
NEW DELHI, Jul 18: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed in a Delhi court charge sheets in seven coal scam cases, accusing multiple firms and in...

Over 1,600 passengers died on board trains in the past 3 years: MoS Rajen Gohain

19/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 18: Over 1,600 passengers died on board trains in the past three years, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said in the Lok Sa...

Ukraine seeks India’s help in probing deal to supply AN-32 spares to IAF

19/07/2018
NEW DELHI, Jul 18: The anti-corruption bureau of Ukraine has sought India’s assistance in probing a case against officials of an Ukrainian enterprise...

>>>Gov chairs 5th SAC meeting

Reviews implementation of Power Sector schemes

18/07/2018
SRINAGAR, Jul 17: Governor, N N Vohra on Tuesday chaired the 5th meeting of the State Administrative Council (SAC) at Raj Bhavan. Advisors to the Gov...

No interviews for Class-IV jobs

18/07/2018
Srinagar, Jul 17: The Jammu and Kashmir government today abolished interviews for all Class-IV posts in the state and the selection would now be base...

Court’s duty to strike down law if it violates fundamental right: SC

18/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 17: Raising hopes for those seeking decriminalisation of consensual gay sex, the Supreme Court today asserted that courts cannot wait ...

Weapons with Pakistani markings recovered in Pulwama, 2 held

18/07/2018
Srinagar, Jul 17: Two persons were arrested and a huge cache of arms and ammunition, including some items with Pakistani markings, recovered from the...

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Hope all countries cooperate with Human Rights Council: UN official

25/06/2018
United Nations: A UN official has hoped that all countries would cooperate with the UN's human rights body and give access to human rights rapporteur...

Chechen strongman makes Egypt’s Salah honorary citizen

24/06/2018
Moscow: After his team crashed out of the World Cup, Egypt's star player Mohamed Salah has won a consolation prize in the form of honorary citizenshi...

EU leaders to hold mini-migration summit as crisis festers

24/06/2018
Brussels: European Union leaders tomorrow will try to find common ground for tackling migrants arriving on Europe's shores in search of better lives ...

Explosion as Ethiopia’s new, reformist prime minister speaks

24/06/2018
Addis Ababa: An explosion disrupted a huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister today shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd...

China to colonise Pakistan via CPEC, says Amsterdam-based think tank

23/06/2018
New Delhi: Pakistan’s growing dependence on China for development projects such as a $62-billion economic corridor under the Belt and Road Initiative...

Melania Trump visits border, Congress flails on family separations

23/06/2018
Mcallen: Melania Trump made a surprise trip to the US-Mexican border today as her husband's administration seeks to quell a firestorm over migrant fa...

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

23/06/2018
Beijing: A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of "Last Week Tonight" and its HBO host John Oliver after he mocked Chinese Pres...

‘China threat unwise poll strategy for BJP,’ warns Chinese media

23/06/2018
NEW DELHI: Playing the 'China threat' card is an "unwise" poll strategy for the BJP to employ as it will "jeopardize the nation's political and econo...

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SMVDU Research Scholars in Philosophy Evaluated

16/07/2018
Katra, Jul 15: A meeting of the Doctoral Student Research Commit tees (DSRCs) of the School of Philosophy & Culture (SoPC) of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi ...

PM Modi obsessed with issues related to Hindu-Muslim divide: Kejriwal

16/07/2018
New Delhi, Jul 15: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said no development had taken place during the four years of BJP rule as Prime Mini...

PM sends offerings to Lord Jagannath ahead of Rath Yatra

14/07/2018
Ahmedabad, Jul 13: On the eve of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sent traditional offerings to the Lord Jaga...

Assam erupts in joy over Hima’s win in Finland

14/07/2018
Guwahati, Jul 13: As Hima Das scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to clinch a gold medal at a global event the World Under-20 Champio...

Another don fears for his safety in UP jail

13/07/2018
Baghpat/Lucknow, Jul 12: Days after the killing of gangster Munna Bajrangi in Baghpat jail, the family of another jailed don Mukhtar Ansari has expre...

Teenage girl raped in railway coach in Katni; two held

13/07/2018
Katni (MP), Jul 12: A 15-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by two men in an empty railway coach at Katni railway station, police said today. ...

Varanasi to host Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019

10/07/2018
Lucknow, Jul 9: The next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in the holy city of Varanasi in January 2019, an official statement said today. The ...

Madhya Pradesh becoming a rape state: Kamal Nath

09/07/2018
Bhopal/Indore, Jul 8: Against the backdrop of a spate of sex crimes against minor girls in Madhya Pradesh, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath today sa...

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Lone meets Governor

19/07/2018
SRINAGAR, Jul 18: Sajad Gani Lone, former Minister and MLA Handwara, met Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan. Lone drew Governor's attention to c...

Advisor Ganai for improving quality of education in Govt schools

Urge Principals, Headmasters to contribute by taking classes voluntarily

19/07/2018
SRINAGAR, Jul 18: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today urged the Principals and Headmasters serving in Education Department to improve...

Kumar visits Kupwara; Reviews developmental scenario

Stresses on prompt response, transparency & accessibility for effective deliverance

19/07/2018
KUPWARA, Jul 18: Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited the Kupwara district to review the developmental scenario and progress of imple...

Dy A.G delivers lecture at SKPA

19/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 18: Newly appointed Deputy Advocate General Arshad Majid Malik, J&K High Court today delivered a lecture at Sher-e-Kashmir Police Academy ...

Div com reviews dev scenario in Katra Town

Sets deadline for new, augmentation projects

19/07/2018
KATRA, Jul 18: The Divisi onal Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma reviewed the status of ongoing developmental projects and new proposals for the i...

DIC Udhampur bids farewell to outgoing DIO

19/07/2018
UDHAMPUR, Jul 18:Di-strict Information Cen-tre, Udhampur today organized a simple but impressive farewell function for the outgoing District Informat...

Plantation drive held at Udhampur

19/07/2018
UDHAMPUR, Jul 18: A plantation drive was organized today by the CRPF 187 Bn in collaboration with Social Forestry here at BattalBalian. District Dev...

Karyakartas felicitate BJP Gen Sec

Workers, their service are well recognised by BJP: Yudhvir

19/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 18: Newly appointed BJP State General Secretary Yudhvir Sethi today asked party cadres to strengthen hands of Prime Minister Narendra Mod...

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Centre extends relief scheme

19/07/2018
In a significant decision, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi few days back extended Central Assistance Scheme for Pakistan oc...

Cement supply stopped

18/07/2018
All the Rural Development blocks in the four districts of Jammu region including, Kathua, Udhampur, Samba and Jammu are facing severe crisis as due...

Failing to receive due attention

17/07/2018
Notwithstanding the fact that Jammu and Kashmir has long history of disasters and continues to remain prone to multiple hazards, several key provisio...

Indiscriminate issuance of arms licenses

16/07/2018
Acting tough on indiscriminate issuance of arms licenses from eight districts of Jammu and Kashmir, which was pointed out by the Union Ministry of Ho...

Files gathering dust

14/07/2018
After sleeping over the necessity of having comprehensive Environment Policy for several years the Government got a draft prepared through an agency ...

Instructions being flouted

13/07/2018
In yet another testimony of lack of coordination, majority of the Administrative Secretaries and Heads of the Departments have been flouting repeated...

Carrying out political activities

12/07/2018
As the Legislative Assembly has been kept under suspended animation following imposition of Governor's rule in the State, all House Committees and ot...

Nod for developmental projects

11/07/2018
Governor N N Vohra chaired the first meeting of the State Administrative Council (SAC) constituted on June 21 after proclamation of Governor’s rule i...

Legal Section

HC grants pre-arrest bail to then SHO booked by VOJ

19/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 18: State High Court grants pre-arrest bail to SHO Manjakote who was allegedly booked by the VOJ. Justice J R Kotwal while granting pre-ar...

DC Kishtwar reviews arrangements for Independence Day celebrations

17/07/2018
KISHTWAR, Jul 16: District Development Commissioner Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana reviewed the arrangements for celebration of Independence Day 2018...

Team Jammu urges Gov to snap supply lines of drugs

17/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 16: Seeking personal intervention of Governor N N Vohra to protect younger generation of J&K from the deadly menace of drug addiction, Te...

Amarnath Yatra 2018: Div Com reviews ongoing works on Baltal track

17/07/2018
SRINAGAR, Jul 16: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review the measures being taken to prevent shooting ...

Cheque Bounce case: One convicted for 1 year imprisonment, Rs 3 lakh fine

17/07/2018
JAMMU, Jul 16: A local court here convicted a man in a cheque bounce case awarding him one year imprisonment and directed him to pay Rs 3 lakh to com...

Court rejects bail of two in unnatural offence

15/07/2018
Jammu, Jul 14: Sub-Judge Jammu Kusum Pandita rejected the bail applications of Sunil Kumar and Gullu who were booked by the police in 377( unnatural...

2 years imprisonment to Pak National Woman

13/07/2018
JAMMU, July 12: Prin-cipal Sessions Judge Jammu Vinod Chatterji Koul awarded two years imprisonment to Asma Fayaz Bhat D/o Mohd. Iqbal W/o Abdul Sala...

DB directives in PIL regarding security of Courts

12/07/2018
JAMMU, July 11: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Sumit Nayyar regarding security of High Court Jammu Division as well as District Court Jam...

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