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Few days before inauguration, Jammu ropeway cable car crashes

2 killed, 4 injured during mock drill

21/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 20: Just few days before inauguration of Jammu ropeway project by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 3 it met with an accident today. Two workers were killed and four others injured on Sunday after a cable car of the under-construction Jammu ropeway project crashed, police said. The crash took place due to some technical snag near the Mahamaya temple this evening, a police official said. Governor, Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief over the loss of precious lives in Jammu Gandola trial run mishap at Mahamaya this evening in which two labourers lost their lives and described the incident as tragic and unfortunate. The Governor has prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls and sympathised with the bereaved families. The Governor has also announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh to the Next of Kin of those killed in the mishap. He also directed the divisional administration to provide free of cost medical treatment to those who were injured in the mishap. The...

BJP will form stable Govt with ‘some friends’ in JK: Madhav

#Modi to launch 35000 Crore projects in Jammu on Feb 3 #Opposition to participate in R-Day events can't be accepted

21/01/2019
Jammu, Jan 20: BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said while his party would most likely go it alone in the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir assemb...

Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border, LoC

21/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 20: Pakistani troops Sunday violated ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the International Border and Line of Control (LoC) in Kathu...

Gujjars, Bakerwals being selectively targeted: Mehbooba

21/01/2019
SRINAGAR, Jan 20: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti alleged on Sunday that the Gujjar and Bakerwal communities were being "selectively targeted" in the Ja...

Once ‘fragile’, Indian economy now world’s fastest-growing: PM

21/01/2019
MUMBAI, Jan 20: Prime Minister NarendraModi on Sunday said the country had transformed from among the "fragile five" nations to the world's fastest-g...

PM-led panel on CBI chief to meet Thursday

21/01/2019
NEW DELHI, Jan 20: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led high-powered panel on CBI chief will meet on Thursday and discuss probable names for the cove...

3 from JK die in Chamba as car falls into gorge

21/01/2019
SHIMLA, Jan 20: A woman and her son were among three killed after their car fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district Sunday, police sa...

Czech defence minister to attend Aero India in Bengaluru

21/01/2019
NEW DELHI, Jan 20: Czech Republic Prime Minister Andrej Babis has said that his country is ready to step up Indo-Czech cooperation in defence and oth...

Kidnapped girl rescued, 1 arrested

21/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 20: A minor girl, who was allegedly kidnapped a couple months ago from Thanamandi area of Rajouri district, has been rescued by a special ...

Slight respite from cold conditions in Kashmir

21/01/2019
Srinagar, Jan 20: There was a slight respite from cold conditions in Kashmir as the minimum temperature improved on Saturday night due to a cloud cov...

Shah discharged from AIIMS

21/01/2019
NEW DELHI, Jan 20: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah has been discharged from the All India Institutes of Medical Science (AIIMS) and ...

Cries of help are of those wanting freedom from tyranny: Rahul on Modi’s ‘bachao’ jibe

21/01/2019
NEW DELHI, Jan 20: Congress president Rahul Gandhi hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday over his "bachao, bachao" swipe at the Oppositi...

Modi takes ride in L&T-built howitzer, showcases Make in India in defence

20/01/2019
HAZIRA (Gujarat), Jan 19: Showcasing the success of Make in India in defence sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a ride in the L&T ...

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, flight operations disrupted

#Avalanche warning issued for 9 Kashmir districts

20/01/2019
Srinagar, Jan 19: Fresh snowfall in most parts of Kashmir disrupted flight operations at the airport here, officials said on Saturday. There was fre...

India, Czech Republic should mutually develop defence equipment: President

20/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 19: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said defence was a "key pillar" of relationship between India and Czech Republic as he calle...

I-T Dept to issue notice where cash transaction is above Rs 20,000 in property purchase

20/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 19: Be ready to receive the I-T Department's notice if you have made above Rs 20,000 cash transaction in a property purchase in Delhi....

Kidnapped minor girl recovered, one arrested

20/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 18: A minor girl, who was allegedly kidnapped by a man in Rajouri district, was recovered on Friday, the police said. The father of the 1...

Sapphire smuggler arrested

20/01/2019
BANIHAL, Jan 19: An alleged sapphire smuggler has been arrested and 63 pieces of the precious gemstone were recovered from his possession here, polic...

Newborn found dead in Kishtwar garbage dump

20/01/2019
KISHTWAR, Jan 19: A newborn baby girl was dead at a garbage dump here on Saturday, officials said. Sweepers of Municipal Committee Kishtwar found th...

Woman gives birth on road in Srinagar after hospital refuses to admit her, baby dies; probe ordered

20/01/2019
SRINAGAR, Jan 19: J&K Government on Saturday ordered an inquiry after a woman gave birth to a baby on a road as doctors at the Valley's premier mater...

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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We failed in our protest over Sabarimala issue: BJP

20/01/2019
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19: The BJP Saturday admitted that its fight to protect the faith of devotees on the Sabarimala issue was 'not entirely succe...

Hazare asks youth to follow Gandhi’s principles

20/01/2019
Hyderabad, Jan 19: Social activist Anna Hazare Saturday asked the youth to follow Mahatma Gandhi's principles and said he adopted his ideas and dedic...

CM unveils TN start-up policy, focus on 1 lakh new jobs

20/01/2019
Chennai, Jan 19: Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday unveiled a start-up policy that aims to nurture 5,000 technology startups in Tamil Nadu and fu...

Manipuri man attacked in Munirka

20/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 19: A 28-year-old man who belongs to the northeast was injured after he was stabbed allegedly by unidentified men in an isolated area ...

Missing veterinary doctor found dead in Muzaffarnagar

13/01/2019
Muzaffarnagar (UP) Jan 12: A 45-year-old veterinary doctor was found dead at Morna town under Bhopa Police Station limits here on Saturday, officials...

Man killed after quarrel between two groups

13/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 12: A 25-year-old man was killed during an altercation that broke out after a group taunted a rival group's members about warming them...

Fisherman dies in firing, Coast Guard orders inquiry

13/01/2019
Paradip (Odisha), Jan 12: A fishing trawler driver was allegedly gunned down by Coast Guard personnel in sea off the Paradip coast, officials said Sa...

Francis Gurry lauds Ayushman Bharat health scheme

13/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 12: Director General of World Intellectual Property Organisation Francis Gurry has praised the Centre's health scheme Ayushman Bharat ...

Local

Natrang’s Children Winter Workshop concludes

21/01/2019
Jammu, Jan 20: Children Winter Workshop-2019' concluded here today with the staging of highly meaningful and though provoking Hindi play 'Panchi Aise...

Heritage Strings School of Rock organizes Documentary Showcase, Photo Exhibition

21/01/2019
Jammu, Jan 20: Heritage Strings School of Rock organized V.K.Soi's Documentary Showcase, Photo Exhi-bition and Poetry Recital Heritage Strings- Scho...

VIBHA conductes Vidhyarthi Vigyan Manthan

21/01/2019
Jammu, Jan 20: Vigy-an Parishad (J&K), a State Chapter of Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), conducted Vidhyarthi Vigyan Manthan (VVM) State Level Science Camp...

Set goals for students as per their aptitude: Rana tells teachers, parents

21/01/2019
Jammu, Jan 20: National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana on Sunday underscored the need for close parent-teacher synergy in set...

Kissans most badly hit in BJP rule: Sadhotra

21/01/2019
Jammu, Jan 20: The Kissans of Jammu and Kashmir are most badly hit due to wrong and anti Kissan policies of the BJP government in the State and at th...

Finalises arrangements for organising State level Inter-College Nursing Fest 'Tarang-2019'

21/01/2019
KATRA, Jan 20: The 30th meeting of Gover-ning Body of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi College of Nursing (SMVDCoN), Kakryal, was held at Spiritual Growth Cent...

Dogra Swabhimaan Sangathan gets Rousing reception at Mendhar

21/01/2019
Jammu, Jan 20: Ch Lal Singh former Cabinet Minister and Ex MP along with a team of DSS addressed a mammoth gathering at Mendhar. While addressing the...

Congress will come out with flying colours in upcoming elections: Keshav

21/01/2019
SAMBA, Jan 20: Keshav Chand Yadav, IYC National President lashed out at the BJP Government for its wrong policies and failure to address various genu...

OP-ED News

Setting up Effluent Treatment Plants

21/01/2019
River Rejuvenation Committee has fixed six to 18 months' time-frame for all the concerned agencies of the State for abatement of pollution in the ide...

Speed Up Construction of Bunkers

20/01/2019
The villagers living closer to the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch are scared of continuous shelling from across the border and alleged slow pace of ...

Utilization of available Funds

19/01/2019
Nearly Rs 29 crore funds under Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) of sitting Members of LokSabha and Rajya Sabha from Jammu ...

The Lethargic Approach

18/01/2019
Notwithstanding that the State was under spell of Governor and President's Rule for past six and half months now, the lethargic approach of the Admin...

Insufficient Funds for basic maintenance

17/01/2019
Fifty five monuments were declared State protected during the period between 1986 and 2013 while as 69 sites were declared Centrally Protected monume...

Steps to check corruption

16/01/2019
Though over two months have lapsed since the successful culmination of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) elections in Jammu and Kashmir yet the Government ha...

You are what you Eat: How Nutritious is your Food?

16/01/2019
They say “stop worrying about how much you eat, start focusing on what you intake!” Undoubtedly, health goals aren't easy to achieve. In fact, it dem...

Govt reluctant to initiate departmental proceedings

15/01/2019
In blatant violation of Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1956 and Jammu and Kashmir Government Employees ...

Legal Section

Court acquits alleged CRPF cop in forgery case

20/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 19: Principal Sessions Judge Jammu Vinod Chatterji Koul acquitted one Narinder Kumar S/o Rattan Lai R/o Rajwal, Tehsll Akhnoor A/P Ward No...

Court initiates proceedings against prosecutrix for perjury

18/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 17: Principal Sessions Judge Samba, MK Sharma, while acquitting an accused of kidnapping Sanjeev Kumar S/O Jankar Singh S/O Rakh Amb Tali...

Court awards 11 months imprisonment in attempt to forgery case

16/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 15: CJM Samba Ajay Gupta today awarded 11 months imprisonment to Sanjeev Kumar son of Subash Chander R/o Ward No. 8 Kathua Tehsil and Di...

Court rejects bail of 3 including Gram Sewak for forgery

15/01/2019
JAMMU JAN 14: CJM Samba Ajay Gupta rejected the bail applications of Gurdyal Chand, Charan Dass and Girdhari Lal is state Govt, employee and is ser...

Niki Tawi Violence case

Enquiry Officer seeks details of encroachers from DC, Ors

10/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 09: In a much publicized case of Niki Tawi Voilence when the JDA had gone to remove the illegal structures, a Suo-moto PIL was register...

HC dismisses bunch of petitions challenging selection in Finance Deptt

09/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 8: Justice Rajesh Bindal of J&K High Court Jammu Wing dismisses bunch of petitions challenging selection of Inspectors in Finance Dept. ...

Court acquits charas smugglers

08/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 07: 2nd Additional Sessions Judge Jamu VS Bhou acquitted Asif Ismail Sheikh son of Ismail Sheikh resident of H.No. 75 Gali No. 1 P.S Naya...

Court acquits charas smugglers

08/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 07: 2nd Additional Sessions Judge Jamu VS Bhou acquitted Asif Ismail Sheikh son of Ismail Sheikh resident of H.No. 75 Gali No. 1 P.S Naya...

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