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India, Russia friendship has remained constant in midst of all variables: Modi

Putin describes India as a great power, friendly nation and a time-tested friend

New Delhi, Dec 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that India-Russia strategic ties have grown stronger despite the challenges posed by Covid, and thanked visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin for his personal investment in strengthening the bilateral partnership. In his opening remarks ahead of the 21st annual bilateral summit with President Putin, PM Modi also thanked the Russian leader for taking time out from his busy schedule to visit India for their face-to-face summit, which is their first such meeting in two years. "I know that in the past two years due to Covid this is your second trip abroad; and your visit today signifies your attachment to India, and your own personal involvement in taking forward the ties. Your visit also signifies the importance you attach to India-Russia ties," said PM Modi. "Despite the challenges posed by Covid there has been no change in the pace of growth in India-Russia relations. Our special and privileged strategic partnership ha...

India, Russia ink four defence pacts; resolve to expand military ties

NEW DELHI, Dec 6: India & Russia on Monday inked an agreement for joint production of over six lakh AK-203 assault rifles at a manufacturing facility...

Gulmarg at -7 gets coldest night of the season so far

NH-44 through, Mughal road, SSG road closed due to snow accumulation

SRINAGAR, Dec 6: There was slight improvement in cold conditions in the Kashmir Valley on Monday with sky getting cleared after day-long rain and sno...

Militant, associate arrested in Sopore

Srinagar, Dec 6: Security forces on Monday arrested a militant and his associate in Sopore in Bara-mulla district, police said. Acting on a specific...

108 new Covid cases in J&K, two more die

SRINAGAR, Dec 6: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 108 fresh coronavirus cases on Monday, pushing the infection count to 3,37,915, while two fatalities in t...

DoPT approves appointment of 38 candidates to join Government on contract, deputation basis: Dr Jitendra

New Delhi, Dec 6: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science and Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO...

Court rejects second time bail plea of SA in Advocate General J&K’s office arrested in alleged fake recruitment scam

SRINAGAR, Dec 6: Special Judge Anticorruption Kashmir CL Bavoria rejected the second time bail plea of Mohammad Yaqoob Bhat Senior Assistant in Advoc...

Charge sheets filed in bribery, land-grabbing cases

Jammu, Dec 6: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) and the Crime Branch Jammu on Monday separately filed charge sheets in two cases related to bribery an...

Selfie point damaged, FIR lodged

Jammu, Dec 6: The first-ever selfie point with an installation 'I love Jammu' set up under the smart city mission at B C Road here was damaged by uni...


DB grants one weeks time to file status report

Jammu, Dec 6: Today a Division Bench of the J&K High Court comprising its Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Sanjay Dhar in a significant order,...

Suspension of RS MPs: Opposition leaders hold protest

NEW DELHI, Dec 6: Leaders of several opposition parties on Monday staged a protest in Parlia-ment complex here in support of the suspended MPs of the...

Mehbooba stages dharna at Jantar Mantar

New Delhi, Dec 6: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti staged a dharna at Jantar Mantar here on Monday to protest the alleged repre...

Important to keep momentum to strengthen fight against COVID-19: Modi

New Delhi, Dec 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded countrymen's efforts as over 50 per cent of the eligible population is now fully vacc...

President Kovind to visit Bangladesh from Dec 15-17

New Delhi, Dec 6: President Ram Nath Kovind will pay a state visit to Bangladesh from December 15 to 17 to attend the 50th victory day celebrations o...

CRPF officer dies of heart attack in Kupwara

Srinagar, Dec 6: A Sub Inspector of the Central Reserve Police Force died from a heart attack in frontier Kupwara district, officials said on Monday....

With 2 more Omicron cases, Maharasthra’s tally now 10; total India cases 23

Mumbai, Dec 6: Two more cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus have been reported in Maharashtra's Mumbai on Monday, taking the total tally of the n...

Police asked to register FIR against publishing house, distributor

Srinagar, Dec 6: Amid brewing anger and rage, a senior government official in Srinagar on Sunday wrote to the J&K police to register a case against a...

India will develop indigenous anti-drone technology soon: Shah

Jaisalmer, Dec 5: India is developing indigenous anti-drone technology, Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday, as he stressed on the importance of t...

India is the ‘Spiritual Capital’ of world: Chief Justice Mithal

>>>Emphasizes disbursing of fundamental duties instead of asking for rights only

JAMMU, Dec 5: Chief Justice of High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Justice PankajMithal, today said that India has a distinction of being calle...

Two LeT militants arrested in Shopian

Srinagar, Dec 5: Security forces arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants and recovered arms & ammunition in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmi...

World News

Citizen's Forum welcomes Finance Minister's statement

JAMMU, Aug 1: Citizen's Forum welcome the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman when she said Banks cannot refuse credit to MSMEs under the emergency c...

Fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest surge in July, worst in recent days

Brazil, AUG 1 : The number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest jumped 28% in July from a year ago, official data showed on Saturday, as some envir...

China condemns Germany’s Hong Kong extradition suspension

China, aug 1: China has condemned Germany’s decision to suspend its extradition agreement with Hong Kong, accusing Berlin of a “serious breach of int...

UK PM honours Indian-origin dancer for online Bhangra classes during lockdown

Brazil, AUG 1 : An Indian-origin dancer who transformed his dance classes into free Bhangracise sessions online to help people stay fit during the co...

James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

New York, aug 1: News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch’s son James is resigning from the family-controlled publisher’s board over content appearing in its...

Mexico's COVID-19 death toll now world's 3rd highest

Mexico, aug 1: With a total of 46,688 fatalities, Mexico now accounts for the world's third highest number of coronavirus fatalities in the world, a...

US tightens the screws on Beijing, restricts visas for Chinese officials

WASHINGTON, JUNE 27: The United States is imposing visa restrictions on current and former Chinese officials responsible for “eviscerating” the freed...

Tokyo enters phase 2, reopens schools, more businesses

TOKYO, JUNE 1: Tokyo entered phase two of its de-escalation on Monday with public schools reopening after a three-month closure and a larger number ...

Business News



Martyred soldier’s wife becomes Army officer through sheer determination

Chennai, Nov 21: It was the inspiring words of her mother that motivated a broken Jyoti Deepak Nainwal, the proud wife of martyred Naik Deepak Kumar ...

Centre developing infrastructure near farms for benefit of small, medium farmers: Tomar

New Delhi, Sept 2: The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said the central government is developing ...

Delhi HC notice to Centre on plea challenging appointment of NCISM Chairman

New Delhi, Sept 2: The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and others on a petition challenging the appointment of the Chairman ...

SC to hear petitions seeking to initiate contempt of court against RBI Governor Shaktikant Das

New Delhi, Sept 2: Supreme Court on Thursday is set to hear a batch of petitions seeking to initiate contempt of court proceedings against the RBI Go...

Delhi Court pulls upp police for failure to conduct proper probe in north-east violence, releases Tahir Hussain’s brother Shah Alam, 2 others

New Delhi, Sept 2: Karkardooma Court on Thursday has discharged Tahir Hussain's brother Shah Alam and said that when history will look back at the wo...

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre on plea filed by telecom watchdog for whistleblower’s alleged harassment

New Delhi, Sept 2: The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Centre on an application filed by telecom watchdog alleging that the whistleblower has b...

VHP chief lauds Allahabad HC’s observation on the cow, says it’s erudite

New Delhi, Sept 2: The issue of cow protection was more important to Mahatma Gandhi than Swaraj and when the majority community has such a belief, wh...

Madras HC directs state Govt to only use native bull breeds in Jallikattu

Madras, Sept 2: Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Tamil Nadu government to permit only native breeds of bulls to participate in Jallikattu e...


CS reviews RDD’s achievements under various CSS for FY 2021-22

Directs 100% geo-tagging of developmental works, de-weeding under PMAY(G), capacity building of PRI members

JAMMU, Dec 6: The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired a meeting to review the progress achieved by the Rural Development Depart-ment ...


Power shutdown

JAMMU, Dec 6: Chief Engineer (Distribution) JPDCL Jammu has informed that the power supply to Krishna Nagar, Chand Nagar, Jewel, Vinayak Bazar, PHE, ...

CBJ produces charge-sheet against land grabbers & revenue authorities for impersonation & fraud

JAMMU, Dec 5: Crime Branch Jammu produced charge-sheet in case FIR No. 20/2010 U/S 420, 467, 468, 471, 120-B, RPC, 5(2) PC Act of P/S Crime Branch Ja...

IT Deptt, CGST conducts outreach programme cum interactive session at Udhampur

UDHAMPUR, Dec 6: Income Tax Department Udhampur in collaboration with Central Goods and Services Tax Department today conducted a day long outreach p...

DC Srinagar finalises ISA plan, IEC activities under JJM

SRINAGAR, Dec 6: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today chaired an Officers meeting convened to review the implementation o...

Training on e-office working system held in Ramban

RAMBAN, Dec 6: The District Administration Ramban today organised a training course for the officers and officials of line departments to integrate t...

DC Doda discusses roadmap for disbursement of Ex Gratia to NOKs of Covid victims

Web page designed for receiving online application

DODA, Dec 6: Deputy Commissioner Doda Vikas Sharma today chaired a meeting of the Health and Revenue Officials to discuss the mode of disbursement of...

OP-ED News

Zero tolerance against illegal drug trade

In 2019, India ranked among the 10 countries reporting the biggest opioid seizures. Kullu has attracted attention since long for the cultivation and ...

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar: The architect of the Indian Constitution

The governance system of every independent nation is governed by its constitution. After independence, the making of a constitution in a diverse coun...

Exploiting helpless children

After the second Covid wave in May, social media was flooded with details of orphaned kids and requests for adoption even as more than one lakh child...

Historical Travelogue of Reasi

If we have to pen down various aspects of the historical relevance with reference to J&K, the legends and folklore that resonate around historical me...

Ruckus continues

It’s lamentable that the business of the House suffers whenever both sides adopt a maximalist position. Dialogue and debate are the cornerstones of p...

Dry Winter Skin Remedies

As the weather gets cooler and the pollution level rises, the windblown from reverse steals the natural oils present in the skin. The winter breeze m...

Mobile to Children

Our children have been away from their schools, class rooms, playgrounds, canteens, computers labs and over all from their most favourite friends and...

Alarm bells ringing

Amid fear of the new COVID variant, Jammu and Kashmir government has issued fresh guidelines making rigorous screening and Covid-19 RT-PCR test manda...

Legal Section

While exercising power under Sec 561-A Cr. P.C. cannot critically evaluate 164-A statement of prosecutrix holds HC

HIGH COURT OF JAMMU & KASHMIR AND LADAKH AT JAMMU CRMC No. 163/2016 Sanjeev Kumar …..Appellant(s)/Petitioner(s) Through: Mr. Ravi Abrol, Advo...

Love affair with minor: Bail of undertrial rejected by HC

HIGH COURT OF JAMMU & KASHMIR AND LADAKH AT JAMMU Bail App No. 56 of 2021 (O&M) Reserved on: 28.10.2021 Pronounced on: 12.11.2021 Adish Sharm...

Court grants bail to MD, Aman Hospitality Private Limited in 270 Crore bank loan case

Jammu, Nov 30: Special Judge Anti-corruption Srinagar granted bail to Raj Singh Gehlot, MD, Aman Hospitality Private Limited in 270 Crore J&K Bank fr...

Court awards six months imprisonment, fine of Rs 40 lacs in cheque bounce case

Jammu, Nov 29: Special Municipal Mobile Magistrate Jammu Parveen Pandoh today awards six months imprisonment and fine Rs 40 lacs to Ranjeet Kour in c...

Court rejects bail of snatchers

JAMMU, Nov 29: CJM Jammu Amarjeet Singh Langeh rejected the bail applications of snatchers Balwinder Kour W/O Kul-want Singh and Pavaneet Singh S/O ...

DB directs IG, DC to file status report regarding removal of encroachments, illegal mining

JAMMU, Nov 25: In a much publicized Public Interest Litigations filed by Advocate Dewakar Sh-arma highlighting various issues involving the conservat...

HC directs PDD to pay Rs 20 lacs to labour for physical disability due to negligence

Jammu, Nov 24: Justice Puneet Gupta of Jammu & Kashmir High Court directed PDD to pay Rs 20 lacs to labour on account of 90% physical disability suff...

Court rejects bail of Rohingyas in theft case

Jammu, Nov 24: Municipal Magistrate Jammu Parvin Pandoh rejected the bail application of Rohingyas namely Mansur Kamal and Mohd Yaseen who was arrest...


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