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Narwal Twin Blasts: In a first, ‘perfume IED’ recovered from LeT terrorist

GOVT EMPLOYEE FROM REASI ARRESTED

03/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 2: In a first, Jammu Police has recovered a perfume improvised explosive device (IED) from a terrorist associated with Lashkar-e-Taiba who was involved in the twin blasts that took place in Narwal on January 21. The police arrested a terrorist identified as Arif who was in contact with the Pakistani handlers for three years. As many as nine people were injured in the twin blasts that occurred in Narwal last month in a gap of 20 minutes. The police said that the terrorists intended to kill as many people as possible. The second IED, according to the police, could have caused bigger damage, which the terrorists intended, had the police not followed the SOPs. "Two bombs were planted on January 20. Two blasts occurred on January 21 at a gap of 20 minutes to kill as many people as possible. 9 people were injured after the first IED blast. The damage that was intended could be averted because of the SOPs followed by the police. Otherwise, the damage could have been bigge...

18 Collegium recommendations sent back by Central government; 64 still being processed: Rijiju

HC collegiums in breach of six-month advance timeline in sending names to fill anticipated vacancies | Govt has asked SC to finalise MoP for appointment of judges

03/02/2023
NEW DELHI, Feb 2: The Central government has opposed 18 recommendations made by the Supreme Court Collegium for judgeship and has returned those file...

CBI empowered with general consent to investigate offences in erstwhile State of J&K: HC

03/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 2: Justice Sanjay Dhar of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court holds that CBI is empowered with general consent to investigate offenc...

Nobody taking action against hate speeches despite our orders, laments SC

03/02/2023
NEW DELHI, Feb 2: The Supreme Court on Thursday lamented that nobody was taking action against hate speeches despite its orders, and observed that th...

Two-way traffic resumes on landslide-hit Jammu-Srinagar National highway

03/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 2: The two-way traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar National Highway resumed on Thursday after remaining disrupted due to multiple ...

Union budget will usher in a new era of growth and development in J&K: Chugh

03/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 2: BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh today hailed the union budget as a historic step for the development of J&K union territory....

Jammu Administration retrieves around 290 Kanal state land during day long eviction drives

State land encroached by retried officers retrieved in Bari-Brahmana | 1841 Kanal State, Roshni land reclaimed in Kathua | 1294 Kanal state land reterived in Ramban

03/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 2: In continuation to the anti-encroachment drive to free state land, the District Administration Jammu today retrieved around 290 Ka...

CDS visits LoC; reviews security situation, operational preparedness

03/02/2023
SRINAGAR, Feb 2: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan reviewed security situation and operational preparedness of the troops in Kashmir,...

Azad calls upon Amit Shah to apprise him of land eviction issues in J&K

03/02/2023
NEW DELHI, Feb 2: Democratic Azad Party chief Ghulam Nabi Azad called upon Union Home Minister Amit Shah to apprise him of "land eviction issues" in ...

Will announce at appropriate time: MEA on Modi’s likely visit to US

03/02/2023
NEW DELHI, Feb 2: Clarifying media reports of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's likely visit to the United States, the Ministry of External Affairs on T...

Retrieved encroached land from Ex-Minister, demolished shopping complex of Hurriyat leader

03/02/2023
SRINAGAR, Feb 2: In its ongoing anti encroachment drive, Jammu and Kashmir government retrieved land from kin of a former National Conference ministe...

Rapid growth, welfare of common man center of Union Budget for J&K

03/02/2023
SRINAGAR, Feb 2: The Budget 2023-24 for Jammu and Kashmir is yet another major initiative towards rapid growth and welfare of common man in the Union...

Twelve injured in road accident in Doda

03/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 2: Twelve people were injured in a road accident in J&K’s Doda district on Thursday. Police sources said that the incident occurred when ...

Devika Bridge declared unsafe

03/02/2023
UDHAMPUR, Feb 2: For the safety and security of common masses, the District Road Safety Committee udhampur today declared the Devika bridge near crem...

Pole appointed new Chief Electoral Officer J&K

03/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 2: The Election Commission of India(ECI) has approved the appointment of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P K Pole as Chief Electoral Offic...

Pakistan’s Former Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed arrested

03/02/2023
ISLAMABAD, Feb 2: Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, former interior minister of Pakistan and a close ally of Imran Khan was arrested in the early hours of Thursda...

Sitharaman presents Budget amid applause; tax relief draws loudest cheer

No tax on income up to Rs 7 Lakh, standard deduction allowed under new tax regime

02/02/2023
NEW DELHI, Feb 1: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget speech on Wednesday was marked by the usual thumping of benches by the ruling alliance...

Rs 35,581.44 Crore Budget allocated to J&K

02/02/2023
NEW DELHI, Feb 1: The Union Budget 2023-24 today allocated Rs 35,581.44 crore to Jammu and Kashmir, the majority of it being central assistance for t...

Middle class a huge force to achieve dreams of 2047, govt has stood with them: Modi on Budget 2023

02/02/2023
NEW DELHI, Feb 1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the Union Budget 2023 is for a sustainable future that would further encourage ...

First budget of ‘Amrit Kaal’ will put country on sustainable and more inclusive growth path: LG

02/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 1: Lt Governor, Manoj Sinha expressing gratitude to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first bud...

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Citizen's Forum welcomes Finance Minister's statement

02/08/2020
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

02/08/2020
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

02/08/2020
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

02/08/2020
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

02/08/2020
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

02/08/2020
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

27/06/2020
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

02/06/2020
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 ...

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Gujarat poll result sends message that Modi will be re-elected PM in 2024: Shah

16/01/2023
Gandhinagar, Jan 15: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the result of the recently-concluded Gujarat Assembly elections is important not ju...

Pained by tragic air crash in Nepal: Modi

16/01/2023
New Delhi, Jan 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he was pained by the tragic air crash in Nepal in which precious lives have been lost,...

Varanasi Cantt Railway Station awarded ‘Eat Right Station’ with a 5-star rating certification by FSSAI

05/01/2023
NEW DELHI, Jan 5: Indian Railways' Varanasi Cantt Railway Station has been awarded a 5-star 'Eat Right Station' certification for providing high-qual...

BJY will be a major event in J&K: Rajni Patil

05/01/2023
Jammu, Jan 4: AICC incharge J&K affairs Smt Rajni Patil today said that the final phase of Yatra în J &K will be a major event and most successful. ...

President dedicates transmission system built by Powergrid for 8.9 GW of solar power in Rajasthan

05/01/2023
GURUGRAM, Jan 4: Hon’ble President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu virtually dedicated transmission system built for evacuation of 8.9 GW of solar powe...

CJI Chandrachud offers prayers with family in Andhra’s Tiruchanoor temple

30/12/2022
Tirupati, Dec 29: Chief Justice of India Justice DY Chandrachud along with his family offered prayers in Tiruchanoor temple in Andhra Pradesh's Tirup...

Citizens Cooperative Bank Jammu felicitates Rana

23/12/2022
JAMMU, Dec 22: Devender Rana Ex-MLA & Incharge Cooperative, Transport, Industries and Commerce Cell (BJP) JKUT today paid a visit to the Administrati...

2841 athletes selected as Khelo India Athletes across country in 21 sports discipline under Khelo India Scheme: Thakur

23/12/2022
New Delhi, Dec 22: Under "Sports Competition and Talent Development" component of Khelo India scheme, athletes are selected as Khelo India Athletes b...

Local

Sanitation is all about bringing change in our attitude: CS

04/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 3: Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta today remarked that the Sanitation involves simple steps to be achieved with determination. He mai...

MP Khatana meets HM, discusses issues concerning J&K

04/02/2023
New Delhi, Feb 3: MP Rajya Sabha Er. Gulam Ali Khatana in a meeting with Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah discussed various issues concernin...

GGM Science College organizes awareness on Innovation and Start ups

04/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 3: GGM Science College under the patronage of worthy Principal Prof. Rajesh Gupta and NSS PO Dr.Deepali Mahajan under the aegis of G20 Ind...

JU to Partner with Employment Dept, J&K to create better Job opportunities

04/02/2023
Jammu, Feb 3: University of Jammu is willing to partner with the Department of Employment, J&K UT to create better job opportunities, said Prof Umesh...

Dy Mayor kick starts work of laying of paver tiles

04/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 3: Deputy Mayor Jammu Baldev Singh Billawaria kick started the work of laying of paver tiles and construction of drains at Ward 56, Jawala...

DC Kathua discusses issues related to Thein Dam Project with stakeholders

04/02/2023
KATHUA, Feb 3: Deputy Commissioner Kathua, Rahul Pandey today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review issues pertaining to Thein Dam Proje...

National Dance, Acting and Singing Championship 2023 held at Katra

04/02/2023
KATRA, Feb 3: District Development Council Cha-irman Reasi, Saraf Singh Nag today inaugurated the National Dance, Acting and Singing Championship 202...

BJP is a true companion of needy people: Sham, Munish

04/02/2023
JAMMU, Feb 3: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is a true companion of needy people, always ready to listen and sort out their issues, stressed BJP leader...

OP-ED News

Gharana wetland to get major facelift

04/02/2023
The Gharana Wetland, which is 35 kilometers from Jammu, becomes home to 25,000-30,000 birds in the winter months of December, January and February. H...

Human Fraternity - “Towards the global love and tolerance”

04/02/2023
Tolerance and love is an important concept that helps people to live together peacefully. To be tolerant means that you accept other people's opinion...

Budget will complement India’s Growth Story

04/02/2023
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her fifth straight budgetvizthe last the full budget of Modi 2.0 Govt before the next parliamentary ele...

Outreach for Indianisation and Harmony

04/02/2023
The initiatives of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to mend its relations with the minorities have frequently been there in India's social disco...

Holistic development of J&K

03/02/2023
An allocation of Rs 35,581.44 crore in the Union Budget for J&K was announced by the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament, which h...

Time hurts, it also heals

03/02/2023
We have always heard our elders telling us to use our time wisely otherwise you will regret it in the end. As we can see from Shreya's story she has ...

Kindness is like snow - It beautifies everything it covers

03/02/2023
The world we live in today has been through a lot of things from world wars to epidemics, but one thing which remained constant throughout was resili...

Our Existence: Omphalos of Our Attention

03/02/2023
Gone are the days when life used to run smoothly, little were our needs and every individual had enough time to take care of himself and focus on his...

Legal Section

HC upholds detention under PSA of Narco Smuggler

02/02/2023
Jammu, Feb 1: The Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court upheld the detention order passed by No. PIT NDPS-4 of 2022 dated 25.04.2022 passed bycrespon...

Court rejects bail of woman in NDPS case

15/01/2023
Jammu, Jan 14: 2nd Additional Sessions Judge Jammu Rajinder Sapru rejected the bail application of one Rubina Koushar who was from whom heroine was r...

Anti-Corruption Court directs further investigation in ETT Scam

12/01/2023
Jammu, Jan 10: In an unprecedented scam in the field of education in J&K, called ETT scam, the special Anti Corruption court, Jammu has directed the ...

HC restrains ACB from presenting challan against then Tehsildar Bahu

10/01/2023
Jammu, Jan 9: In a petition filed by Rohit Sharma then Tehsildar Bahu who was allegedly caught red-handed by Anticorru-ption Bureau, Justice Javed Iq...

Court rejects bail in kidnapping, rape case

05/01/2023
Jammu, Jan 5: Add-itional Sessions Judge Udhampur Dinesh Gupta rejected the bail application of one Arshad Ahmed who was facing trial in rape and k...

Court awards five years RI in case

04/01/2023
Jammu, Jan 3: Principal Sessions Judge Bhaderwah Sunit Gupta awarded five years rigorous imprisonment to Yasir Hussain Lone in criminal force to woma...

J&K Excise Act nowhere provides that a person cannot hold two licenses of different types together and simultaneously: DB

03/01/2023
Jammu, Jan 2: A Division Bench of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court comprising Chief Justice (Acting) Tashi Rabstan and Justice Rajesh Sekri whil...

PIL regarding poor investigation and prosecution of NDPS cases

DB directs to file detailed ATR indicating steps taken with respect to qualitative and quantitative overhauling of the FSLs

29/12/2022
Jammu, Dec 27: In a Public Interest Litigation regarding regarding poor investigation and prosecution of NDPS cases, A Division Bench of Jammu & Kash...

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