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Modi rules out rethink on decisions on Art 370, CAA ‘despite pressure’

India never lacked resources, skills; needs to work with comprehensive mindset

17/02/2020
VARANASI, Feb 16: Ruling out any rethink on decisions on CAA and Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that his government remains and will remain firm on the steps despite pressure from all sides. "Be it the scrapping of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir or the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the country waited for decisions on these for years," he told a public meeting here during a day-long visit to his Lok Sabha constituency. "These decisions were necessary in the interest of the nation. Duniya bhar ke saarey dabao ke bawjood, inn faislon par hum qayam hain aur qayam rahengey (Despite pressure from all sides, we remain firm on these decisions and will continue to remain firm," Modi said. Provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which accorded special powers to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, were abrogated by the government in August last year. The prime minister's tough talk assumed significance in view of protests against the CAA in v...

Strict restrictions to continue as Admin extends 2G mobile data service till Feb 24

17/02/2020
JAMMU, Feb 16: The administration has extended the 2G mobile data service and fixed line internet connectivity wherever provided across the union ter...

DC Jammu orders expunging illegal entries of Forest, State land

17/02/2020
JAMMU, Feb 15: Deputy Commissioner Sushma Chauhan today issued order cancelling illegal entries on Forest Land measuring 4945 Kanals and 12 Marlas at...

Geelani stable, condition improving: Doctors

17/02/2020
SRINAGAR, Feb 16: Ailing separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani is stable and his health condition is improving, doctors said on Sunday. "The c...

NIA stumbles upon ‘evidence’ of terror funding through cross-LoC trade during DySP case probe

17/02/2020
SRINAGAR, Feb 16: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has stumbled upon "evidence" of funding of terror groups through cross-border trade during ...

Police description of Mehbooba as ‘daddy’s girl’ not part of PSA order

17/02/2020
SRINAGAR, Feb 16: The police's description of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti as "daddy's girl" is not among the grounds for h...

CAT to have jurisdiction over UT of J&K: Jitendra

17/02/2020
NEW DELHI, Feb 16: The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will soon be covered by the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) and it will have jurisd...

ACB traps ASI while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000/-

17/02/2020
JAMMU, Feb 16: ACB received a complaint in writing from Talib Hussain S/o Atta Mohd R/o Goutrian Mandhar, District Poonch A/P H.No. 185, Kamal Nagar,...

Terrorism is common enemy of humanity, peace, development: VP

17/02/2020
KOLKATA, Feb 16: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said terrorism is the common enemy of humanity, peace and development. Addressing the ce...

Starting third stint as CM, Kejriwal seeks Modi’s ‘blessings’

17/02/2020
NEW DELHI, Feb 16: Setting his government's roadmap for the next five years after being sworn in as chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday sought ...

SC to resume hearing on petitions seeking removal of anti-CAA protesters from Shaheen Bagh

17/02/2020
NEW DELHI, Feb 16: The Supreme Court will on Monday resume the hearing in petitions, seeking its direction to the central government and others for r...

Now, Pak violates ceasefire in Hiranagar sector

16/02/2020
Jammu, Feb 15: Pakistan Rangers on Saturday violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing on forward posts and villages along the internat...

Shah Faesal booked under PSA

16/02/2020
SRINAGAR, Feb 15: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has booked former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal under the controversial Public Saf...

CEO issues notification for conduct of Panchayat by-polls

16/02/2020
JAMMU, Feb 15: Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, (Election Authority under J&K Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996) Shailendra Kumar today issued notification for...

Conference on J&K future not allowed by authorities; Aiyar claims he is under ‘hotel arrest’

16/02/2020
SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI, Feb 15: Jammu and Kashmir authorities did not allow a conference on the Union Territory's future in which senior Congress leader ...

PM chairs CSIR Society meet, urges scientists to focus on real-time social issues

16/02/2020
NEW DELHI, Feb 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged scientists to focus on real-time social issues being faced by the country such as malnutrit...

Take board exams in ‘happy & stress-free manner’: PM to students

16/02/2020
NEW DELHI, Feb 15: Appear for CBSE board examinations in a "happy and stress-free manner", Prime Minister Narendra Modi told students on Saturday. D...

Ultrasound center seized for violating norms

16/02/2020
RAJOURI, Feb 15: The authorities on Saturday seized a private ultrasound center in Kotranka town for violating norms. On the directions of Deputy Co...

3 Kashmiri students arrested in Karnataka for raising pro-Pakistan slogans

16/02/2020
Hubli (Karnataka), Feb 15: Three Kashmiri students were arrested here on Saturday after their video in which they are seen allegedly raising pro-Paki...

3 people feared missing after avalanche in Gurez

16/02/2020
SRINAGAR, Feb 15: At least three persons are feared missing after an avalanche in Gurez area on Saturday, police said. "An avalanche struck Gurez ar...

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US failing to stop China from stealing research, report says

20/11/2019
NEW DELHI, NOV 20:The United States government has failed to stop China from stealing intellectual property from American universities and lacks a co...

Pope Francis to arrive at Nagasaki in first papal visit to Japan in 38 yrs

20/11/2019
JAPAN, Nov 19: It’s fitting that Pope Francis will start his first official visit to Japan in Nagasaki, the city where Christianity first took hold ...

Boris Johnson makes Brexit squatting plans for Downing Street: Report

07/10/2019
BRITAIN, OCT 7: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reportedly making plans to virtually “squat” in Downing Street and refuse to step down even i...

4 killed in overnight shooting at Kansas City bar in US

07/10/2019
Kansas, OCT 7: Two men opened fire inside a bar in Kansas City, Kansas, early Sunday, killing four people and wounding five others in a shooting beli...

US pulls troops from northeast Syria ahead of Turkish attack

07/10/2019
Syria, OCT 7: The United States began pulling troops from northeast Syria on Monday in a major policy shift, opening the way for a Turkish attack on ...

Hong Kong police stage show of force on streets, jeered by residents

07/10/2019
HONG KONG: Hong Kong police staged a show of force on Monday night in a district hit by some of the most violent clashes with protesters in recent mo...

China restricts teaching of MBBS in English to 45 colleges amid big surge of students from India

07/10/2019
CHINA, Oct 7: With a record number of students from India enrolling to study medicine in China, the country's education ministry has authorised only ...

Pakistan fares badly in terror financing report, likely to be retained on FATF grey list: Report

07/10/2019
NEW DELHI, OCT 7: The chances are high that Pakistan will be retained on the 'grey list' during the FATF's crucial plenary meetings this month as the...

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Justice Dharmadhikari resigns from HC for ‘personal reasons’

15/02/2020
NEW DELHI, FEB 14: The Bombay High Court’s (HC) second-most senior judge, Justice Satyaranjan C Dharmadhikari, has resigned on account of “perso...

BJP, Cong to gain big as 51 Rajya Sabha MPs are set to retire in April

15/02/2020
NEW DELHI, FEB 14: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are expected to win most of the vacancies that will arise in the Rajya Sabha ...

Indian economy to take a hit as China shuts down

15/02/2020
NEW DELHI, FEB 14: As China continues to reel under the impact of Coronavirus -- confirmed cases are climbing towards 60,000, according to Bloomb...

‘Pay Rs 92,000 crore by midnight’: Centre orders telecom firms after SC rap

15/02/2020
NEW DELHI, FEB 14: The telecom department on Friday ordered phone companies to clear their dues by midnight after the Supreme Court threatened a go...

PM Modi in Varanasi on Feb 16; to launch over 30 projects

15/02/2020
NEW DELHI, FEB 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi on Sunday, where he would inaugurate over 30 projec...

‘Bookie’ Sanjeev Chawla throws a googly, high court sends him to Tihar

15/02/2020
NEW DELHI, FEB 14: Just a day after a local court gave Delhi Police 12 days to question alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla, the Delhi High Court on Frida...

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan given 'Z Plus' security

30/01/2020
NEW DELHI, JAN 29: The security of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has been raised from `Z` to `Z Plus` category, said Raj Bhavan officials. They...

Nirbhaya rape: Centre moves Supreme Court seeking 7-day deadline for hanging death row convicts

23/01/2020
NEW DELHI, Jan 22:The Centre on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court for fixing a seven-day deadline for executing death penalty of convicted prisoners....

Local

VC makes surprise visit to Girls’ Hostels: Directs to augment the facilities in Reading Rooms

17/02/2020
Jammu, Feb 16: Prof Manoj Dhar,Vice-Chanc-ellor, University of Jammu made a surprise visit to the university's girls hostels and after inspecting the...

Grand Gurmat Samagam organized

17/02/2020
Jammu, Feb 14: A Grand Gurmat Samagam in the loving memory of Sant Gurbaksh Singh Ji Dana held today at Gurudwara Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji Akhnoor roa...

Youth Congress protest over hike in LPG prices

17/02/2020
Jammu, Feb 16: Youth Congress (YC) on Saturday staged a protest over the hike in LPG price. Led by Uday Chib, President J&K youth Congress, the acti...

Over 60 people join JKNPP

17/02/2020
JAMMU, Feb 16: Over 60 people joined the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) here on Sunday, a party spokesman said. The new entrants ...

PSS conducts monthly literary meeting

17/02/2020
Jammu, Feb 16: Punjabi Sahitik Sabha, R S Pura held its monthly literary meeting at Lexicon International Playway School, Tali More, Miran Sahib, Jam...

Natrang presentes new Hindi play ‘Faisla’

17/02/2020
JAMMU, Feb 16: In its constant endeavor to promote meaningful theatre, Natrang presented a new Hindi play 'Faisla' written by Pratap Sehgal and direc...

One day workshop on self-makeup held, Shelly gives beauty tips

17/02/2020
JAMMU, Feb 16: Every girl wishes to look beautiful but visiting salon every time to get ready for a party or occasion becomes a costly affair. So con...

JK Convent School celebrates 10th Annual Day

17/02/2020
JAMMU, Feb 16: Students and staff of JK Convent Pre-School Subash Nagar, celebrated its 10th Annual Day function, here at Abhinav Theatre, Jammu. The...

OP-ED News

Promoting welfare of employees

17/02/2020
Employee welfare is a major concern of employers. Prior to the labor union movements of the early 20th century, employers cared little about employee...

Abolishing J&K cadre of Civil Services

16/02/2020
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India today issued a notification formally abolishing the Jammu and Kashmir cadre of C...

Implementing detailed instructions

14/02/2020
In terms of Rule 136(1) of General Financial Rules, 2017, no work can be commenced and liability incurred in connection with it until administrative ...

Gendering Judiciary: Reflections by a woman Lawyer

14/02/2020
Time and again, judges, jurists, lawyers, law professors and legal luminaries have lamented over the gender bias that exists in arguably, the most po...

Use of ‘No useful purpose’ Doctrine to stall enquiry Commission looking into serious Corruption allegations

15/02/2020
In an interesting non-reportable judgment i.e., CITU v State of Maharashtra, the Supreme Court, in a 3-judge combination, has held as follows: "We a...

Expansion of Airport

14/02/2020
Maximum civil works involved in commissioning of ILS facility for safe landing is yet to completed while more than 55 percent of the runway expansion...

Panchayats election in J&K

13/02/2020
In a much awaited decision, Union Territory Government has announced election to 13,161 vacancies in Panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir, the schedule fo...

The absolute slackness

12/02/2020
The Rural Development Department has failed to make any progress on 73 languishing projects during the past nearly one year despite clearance of the ...

Legal Section

PIL challenging Extension in service of Baseer Ahmed Khan

GOI's affidavit justifies extension citing proposal of CS J&K

16/02/2020
JAMMU, FEB 15: In the much publicized Public Interest Litigation (PIL) titled Sheikh Mohd. Shafi and Anr V/s Union of India & Ors highlighting corru...

Court rejects bail in attempt to murder case

15/02/2020
Reasi, Feb 14: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Kamlesh Pandit rejected the bail application of one Kranti Kumar who was booked by the police in attemp...

Court rejects bail of HM OGW

15/02/2020
Jammu, Feb 14:Special Judge (3rd Additional Sessions Judge Jammu) Subash C Gupta rejected the bail application of Zahoor Ahmed Bhat Employee of Healt...

DB ban constructuion in the existing Parks/ Gardens in and around the vicinity of Srinagar City

13/02/2020
JAMMU, FEB 12: In a Public Interest Litigaton regarding the deficiency of adequate number of Gardens and Parks insofar as the city of Srinagar is ...

Bail rejected in NDPS case

11/02/2020
JAMMU, FEB 10: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Kamlesh Pandit rejected bail application of one Mohd Younis who was booked by the police in NDPS as on...

Court rejects bail of alleged JeM Militant

09/02/2020
Jammu, Feb 8: Special Judge Jammu Subash Gupta today rejected the bail application of one Bashir Ahmed Lone S/O Mohd Akbar Lone R/O Aglar Kandi tehsi...

Court acquits cop ingun shooting case at Chingus Rajouri

06/02/2020
JAMMU, Feb 5: Principal Sessions Judge Rajouri acquitted police cop namely GopalKrishan S/O Santokh Ram in alleged firing at Chingus Rajouri.Prosecu...

Court awards life imprisonment to five in murder case over property dispute

04/02/2020
JAMMU, feb 3: Additional Sessions Judge Udhampur SR Gandhi today awarded rigorous life imprisonment to five members of a family who murder one old la...

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