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Cong makes big gains in Assembly polls in Hindi heartland

12/12/2018
NEW DELHI, Dec 11: A resurgent Congress Tuesday made significant gains in the Assembly elections, dealing a body blow to the BJP in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan and was locked in a cliffhanger in Madhya Pradesh. The reverses for the BJP in the Hindi heartland threw wide open the 2019 Lok Sabha elections which until a few months ago appeared to be in the grip of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party. The Assembly polls held for five states also saw the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) recording a landslide win for a second consecutive term and the Mizo National Front (MNF) scripting a spectacular victory dislodging the Congress in its last bastion in the Northeast to return to power after 10 years. Buoyed by the Congress' good showing in the polls that was dubbed as a semi-final for the 2019 general elections, party president Rahul Gandhi said the outcome is a "clear message" to the Modi government that people are not happy with it and time has come for a change. Prime Minister Narendr...

PM MODI TAUGHT ME WHAT NOT TO DO: RAHUL

Clear message to Modi that People are unhappy and it is time for change

12/12/2018
NEW DELHI, Dec 11: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi taught him "what not to do" and he also "learnt a lot" from ...

4 policemen gunned down by Jaish terrorists in Shopian; weapons snatched

12/12/2018
SRINAGAR, Dec 11: Four policemen, who were guarding a minority pocket in south Kashmir's Shopian district, were gunned down Tuesday by Pakistan-b...

Modi congratulates Cong; says BJP accepts people’s mandate with humility

12/12/2018
NEW DELHI, Dec 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Congress for its victory in assembly polls Tuesday and said the BJP, which has suff...

74% polling in nine phases of Panchayat polls, 38.8% in final phase

12/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 11: Jammu and Kashmir recorded an overall polling of 74 per cent in the nine phases of Panchayat elections, with the last phase on Tue...

Govt names former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das as new RBI Guv

12/12/2018
NEW DELHI, Dec 11: Former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das was Tuesday named the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India after Urjit Patel abruptly resig...

Rape victims treated as ‘untouchables’: SC; directs their identities be not disclosed

12/12/2018
NEW DELHI, Dec 11: The Supreme Court Tuesday said it was "unfortunate" that rape victims were being treated as "untouchables" in society while direct...

Night temperature dips across Kashmir following rain and snow

12/12/2018
SRINAGAR, Dec 11: Night temperatures dropped across all weather stations in Kashmir but stayed above the freezing point at most places even though th...

People rejected Mandir-Masjid politics: Mehbooba Mufti on poll results

12/12/2018
SRINAGAR, Dec 11: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday said the results in the assembly polls to five states have shown that political awakenin...

US adds Pak, China to its blacklist for religious freedom violations

12/12/2018
WASHINGTON, Dec 11: The Trump Admin-istration on Tuesday designated Pakistan, China, Saudi Arabia and seven others as countries of particular concern...

Under construction structure dismantled

12/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 11: Continuing the anti encroachment drive a team of forest officials of Jammu Forest Division led by Range Officer Jindrah Kailash Choudh...

Body of missing driver recovered

12/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 11: A 29-year-old driver, missing since early December, was found dead in Rajouri district, officials said Tuesday. The body of Ram Chand...

High Court mourns demise of Adv Lehar

12/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 11: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Jammu today convened a condolence meeting to mourn the demise of Advocate Sham Sunder Anand Lehar. ...

Kishanganga project tunnel dewatered to lay cables

12/12/2018
SRINAGAR, Dec 11: The authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have dewatered one of the tunnels of the Kishanganga Hydro Electric Project (KHEP) for laying ...

Omar dares rattled BJP to declare its CM candidate ahead of polls

Says ‘no alliance’, exudes confidence about big win

11/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 10: National Conference Vice President and former Chief Minister Mr Omar Abdullah on Monday dared BJP to declare its chief ministerial can...

Modi Govt considers farmers as liability: Rahul

11/12/2018
MOHALI, (Pb), Dec 10: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the BJP Government over the issue of jobs and farmers' dues, saying the Modi...

Mughal Road closes after fresh snowfall in Kashmir

11/12/2018
Jammu, Dec 10: The Mughal Road, connecting Jammu's Poonch and Rajouri districts with South Kashmir's Shopian, was closed for vehicular traffic Monday...

VVIP Chopper case: Delhi Court grants further 5-day remand of Christian Michel

11/12/2018
NEW DELHI, Dec 10: A Delhi Court on Monday granted five-day remand of Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in Agusta Westland VVIP chopper deal, f...

Despite tense situation at LoC, Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves for POK

11/12/2018
SRINAGAR, Dec 10: The weekly Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between summer capital, Srinagar, and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (P...

Panchayat Polls-2018: Voting to take place at 452 polling stations in Final Phase

68745 electors to exercise franchise for Sarpanch Halqas, 20688 for Panch Wards: CEO

11/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 10: Voting for 9th and Final Phase of Panchayat Polls-2018 will be held tomorrow at 452 polling stations in Kashmir division. The timing f...

World News

Trump denies wrongdoing, slams Cohen ‘stories’ on hush payments

24/08/2018
Washington, Aug 23: Donald Trump has insisted he did nothing wrong after his longtime attorney implicated him in illicit hush payments made before th...

UK plans to adopt EU rules in case of no-deal Brexit

24/08/2018
London, Aug 23: Britain's Brexit secretary said today that London will take unilateral action and respect EU rules in some sectors to keep trade flow...

Russia, China block US bid to slap N Korea sanctions

11/08/2018
United States, Aug 10: Russia and China have blocked a US request to add a Russian bank to a UN sanctions blacklist along with a North Korean officia...

Melania’s parents become US citizens through “chain migration” programme

11/08/2018
New York, Aug 10: US First Lady Melania Trump's Slovenian parents have become American citizens after taking the citizenship oath during a ceremony h...

Pakistani authorities blacklist Sharif’s sons, block passports

09/08/2018
Islamabad, Aug 8: Pakistan's deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif's sons Hassan and Hussain have been placed on the blacklist by the authorities, barr...

US Navy veteran gets three life sentences for killing Indian engineer

09/08/2018
New York, Aug 8: A US Navy veteran has been sentenced to three consecutive life sentences on hate crime charges for killing Indian engineer Srinivas ...

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...

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InterGlobe Aviation Chairman Devadas Mallya passes away

26/11/2018
New Delhi, Nov 25: InterGlobe Aviation, which operates the country's largest airline IndiGo, Sunday said its Chairman Devadas Mallya Mangalore passed...

9 dead, 51 injured as bus falls into river in Himachal

26/11/2018
Nahan (HP), Nov 25: At least nine people were killed and 51 injured when a speeding bus they were travelling in fell from a bridge into a river in Hi...

Modi to inaugurate key infra projects in Varanasi

12/11/2018
Lucknow, Nov 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate two major national highways and an inland waterways project at his parliamentary consti...

ECoR focuses on safety in foggy weather

12/11/2018
Bhubaneswar, Nov 11: To cope with poor visibility and ensure passengers' safety during foggy weather, the East Coast Railway has instructed its staff...

Mining baron Janardhan Reddy arrested in bribery case in Bengaluru, sent to judicial custody till Nov 24

12/11/2018
BENGALURU, Nov 11: Former Karnataka minister and Ballari mining baron G Janardhana Reddy was on Sunday arrested by the Crime Branch officials in conn...

APPSC exam held amid protest

12/11/2018
Itanagar, Nov 11: A recruitment examination organised by the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) was held on Saturday amid protests b...

Labourer arrested over eve-teasing charges

12/11/2018
Muzaffarnagar (UP), Nov 11: A labourer was arrested on eve-teasing charges in Shamli district, police said Sunday. The accused, Shadab, reportedly ...

Shop damaged after explosives go off; 1 arrested

12/11/2018
Muzaffarnagar (UP), Nov 11: A shopkeeper was arrested for allegedly storing explosive substances in his shop in Baseda village here, police said Sund...

Local

Lone chairs executive committee meet of State Child Protection Society

12/12/2018
Jammu, Dec 11: Secretary Social Welfare Department, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, today chaired the third Executive Committee meeting of State Child Protecti...

Sat holds public meeting with inhabitants of Ward 41

12/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 11:To take stock of public grievances and to inspect ongoing developmental works in the area, Former Minister Sat Sharma (CA) along with C...

Army conducts lecture on conservation of environment

12/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 11: In order to generate goodwill the Indian Army conducted a lecture on 'Environment Conservation' on 11 Dec 18 at Bagga, Reasi Dist...

Adbi Kunj holds literary meet

12/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 11: Adbi Kunj today organized a special poetic meet in Jammu. Bashir-Ul-Haq a renowned poet from Srinagar (Kashmir) presided over the meet...

SMVDU organises FDP on entrepreneurship development

12/12/2018
JAMMU, DEC 11: The Faculty Development Programme (FDP), sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology-NIMAT Project, Government of India, be...

IG BSF meets Governor

12/12/2018
JAMMU, DEC 11: Ram Awtar, IG BSF Jammu Frontier, met Governor Satya Pal Malik the Raj Bhavan here today. Awtar briefed Gover nor about some of the ...

As part of outreach programme, JU reaches Nandka

12/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 11:As a part of a its outreach programme, the department of Home science, university of Jammu today organised series of programmes in remo...

J&K Bank inaugurates new Premises, two ATMs

12/12/2018
SRINAGAR, Dec 11:J& K Bank inaugurated new premises of its Business Unit at Palapora Noorbagh with Automated Teller Machine (ATM) facility besides co...

OP-ED News

Repealing Roshni Scheme

12/12/2018
In order to ensure that no more benefits are extended to the occupants of the State land, the State Administrative Council, which met under the chair...

No clarity on status of Health Insurance Scheme

11/12/2018
Even after more than a month since the announcement made by none but head of the State Governor Satya Pal Malik for termination of controversial Grou...

Probing PHE scam

10/12/2018
The High Court has directed the Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) to ensure completion of investigation in Public Health Engineering multi-crore s...

Repeated directives

09/12/2018
Creating hurdles in achieving the intent behind the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) of immense importance, those at the helm of affairs in the Schoo...

Sufficient safeguards

08/12/2018
Notwithstanding much hue and cry from Kashmir valley based politicians and separatists over the recent decision of the State Administrative Council h...

Encroachers of prime lands

07/12/2018
Several bureaucrats, senior police officers, ex-Ministers and legislators have encroached huge chunk of Kahcharai and State land in Budgam district's...

Deadline again extended

06/12/2018
Due to extreme difficulties being faced by the construction agency in executing work on two adjoining bridges over Ravi river near Madhopur, deadline...

Framing Rules under NDPS Act

05/12/2018
Despite being scolded by the State High Court a number of times over non-serious approach towards the menace of drugs, the Government is dilly-dallyi...

Legal Section

JKSWDC organizes awareness camp

12/12/2018
JAMMU, Dec 11: With a purpose to create awareness of various schemes related to women, J&K State Women's Development Corporation (JKSWDC) organized a...

Court awards 10 years RI in rape case

12/12/2018
Jammu, Dec 11: Presiding Officer Fast Track Court Haq Nawaz Zargar today awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment and fine Rs 20,000/- to Baij Nath fa...

Dr Lone reviews Aadhar-seeding status of pension beneficiaries

11/12/2018
JAMMU, DEC 10: Secretary Social Welfare Department (SWD), Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone today reviewed the Aadhaar seeding of beneficiaries receiving pens...

DDC reviews progress on Health, Education projects

11/12/2018
KATHUA, DEC 10: District Development Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria today reviewed the financial and physical progress achieved by the Health and Educa...

Govt ready to deal with any weather eventuality: Div Com

11/12/2018

MR campaign: children vaccinated at Ghambir, Ghai Bass under

11/12/2018
RAJOURI, DEC 10: Hundreds of children, especially those of the Bakerwal community were administered measles-rubella vaccine during two separate camps...

Court award 10 years RI to husband, wife & other in 2004 sex scandal

11/12/2018
SRINAGAR, DEC 10: On the eve of "Human rights day", Fast track court Srinagar, presided over by 2ndAdditionbal Sessions Judge Sringar Tahir Kurshid ...

DB directive in PIL regarding center for organ transplant

09/12/2018
JAMMU, DEC 08: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Smile Social Youth Club through its President Matloob Saleem Qureshi raising an important is...

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