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Pak shall be ‘punished’ for activities detrimental to India: Army commander

#Relative decline in trend of youth joining militancy in Kashmir: Lt Gen Singh

17/11/2018
Udhampur, Nov 16: The Army's Northern Command chief, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, said Friday Pakistan shall be "punished" if it carries out activities detrimental to India and asserted that befitting replies were given to the neighbouring nation for violating ceasefire. The Army commander's comments come in the wake of fatalities in sniping incidents along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Jammu region in the last few days. "The message is very clear for the troops on the ground that should Pakistan not stop from carrying out activities, which are detrimental to our national interest along the LoC, they (Pakistan) shall be punished accordingly," Lt Gen Singh told PTI on the sidelines of a function here to felicitate teachers of Army Good will schools. Three Army soldiers and a porter were killed and four others were injured in sniping incidents along the LoC in Jammu's Rajouri and Poonch district last week. "There has been regular sniping incidents from an area along the LoC and we have ...

Panchayat Polls-2018: Voting to take place at 3296 polling booths in Phase-I today

445059 electors will be voting for Sarpanch seats, 272792 for Panch constituencies

17/11/2018
JAMMU, Nov 16: Polling for Phase-I of Panchayat Polls-2018 will be held tomorrow at 3296 polling stations across the state, including 1303 in Kashmir...

1209 candidates in fray for 541 Sarpanch Halqas, 4723 for 4297 Panch wards in phase 5

17/11/2018
SRINAGAR, Nov 16: For the Phase-V of Panchayat Polls, 1209 candidates are in the fray for 541 SarpanchHalqas and 4723 candidates for 4297 Panch wards...

SC to hear plea challenging constitutional validity of Article 370 in April

17/11/2018
New Delhi, Nov 16: The Supreme Court Friday said it will hear in April a plea challenging the validity of Article 370 of the Constitution, which give...

Militants kill civilian in Pulwama

17/11/2018
SRINAGAR, Nov 16: Militants abducted and later killed a civilian in Pulwama district, police said Friday. Nadeem Manzoor, a resident of Safanagri ar...

Five cops injured in road accident

17/11/2018
SRINAGAR, Nov 16: Five policemen, who were on panchayat poll duty, have been injured in a road accident in Kupwara district, police said Friday. A d...

Avalanche warning issued

17/11/2018
SRINAGAR, Nov 16: As per the communication of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, there is a danger of avalanches from November 15, 2018 (1700 hrs) to 1...

Take cue from JK on achieving 100% electrification target: Centre tells States

17/11/2018
NEW DELHI, Nov 16: Complimenting J&K for its impressive performance for achieving 100% household electrification under flagship Saubhagya scheme, the...

Cong can only daydream of winning polls: Shah

17/11/2018
Damoh (MP), Nov 16: Accusing the Congress of telling "lies" to people, BJP chief Amit Shah Friday said the opposition party can only daydream of winn...

Need to take concrete measures to enhance youth exchanges between India and China: Chinese envoy

17/11/2018
New Delhi, Nov 16: There is a need to take concrete measures to enhance youth exchanges between India and China, Chinese envoy LuoZhaohui said Friday...

5450 kanals of forest land retrieved from encroachment

17/11/2018
JAMMU, Nov 16: In a major drive against encroachment on forest lands, around 5450 kanals of forest lands have been retrieved from encroachments durin...

Divisive discourse alienating Kashmiris: Mehbooba

17/11/2018
Srinagar, Nov 16: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday expressed concern over the "divisive discourse" taking prominent s...

India, UK vow to strengthen cooperation to deal with counter-terror challenges

17/11/2018
New Delhi, Nov 16: India and the UK Friday agreed to strengthen cooperation to deal with terrorism-related challenges such as countering radicalisati...

Greatest challenge before media in free society is to retain its credibility: Jaitley

17/11/2018
NEW DELHI, Nov 16: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that greatest challenge before media in a free society is that how it retains ...

Modi, Rahul exchange angry ‘notes’ over note-ban at rallies

#Modi dares Congress to make a non-Gandhi party president for at least 5 years

17/11/2018
AMBIKAPUR/SAGAR, Nov 16: Prime Minister NarendraModi and Rahul Gandhi Friday engaged in a war of words over demonetisation, with the PM saying it "st...

J&K headed for Prez rule but assembly not to be dissolved for now: Malik

17/11/2018
Jammu, Nov 16: Jammu and Kashmir is headed for President's rule but the state assembly will not be dissolved for now, Governor Satyapal Malik said Fr...

Guv calls for coordinated efforts to get state back on development track

16/11/2018
JAMMU, Nov 15: Governor Satya Pal Malik has called for prompt and tangible action to give a determined push to the developmental initiatives and impr...

J&K Newspapers Forum takes off

Will work for betterment of media fraternity: Raj Daluja

16/11/2018
JAMMU, Nov 15: Media Fraternity of Jammu and Kashmir is working in very complex situation as compared to rest of country, thus walking on the razor's...

Pathankot car snatching case: Suspects at large, terror angle not ruled out

16/11/2018
CHANDIGARH/JAMMU, Nov 15: Four people, who had snatched an SUV from its driver at gunpoint near Madhopur in Punjab's Pathankot district, remain at la...

5 injured as cylinder explodes near power project

16/11/2018
Banihal, Nov 15: Five people were injured Thursday when an oxygen cylinder exploded outside a store at Baglihar Hydro electric Project in Ramban dist...

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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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...

AP cabinet expanded with induction of 2 ministers

12/11/2018
Amaravati, Nov 11: The Chandrabau Naidu cabinet in Andhra Pradesh was Sunday expanded with the induction of veteran TDP leader N Md Farooq and politi...

Many locals upset over Faizabad getting renamed to Ayodhya, say it will ‘erase’ city’s identity

12/11/2018
Uttar Pradesh, Nov 11: The decision to rechristen Faizabad district as Ayodhya has not gone down well with many of its residents, who believe it is a...

Local

Sat felicitates newly elected Mayor, holds Janta Darbar

18/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 17:In an impressive program held at Bhagwati Nagar area of Ward 14, Former Minister and MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma (CA) along with Corporat...

Govt to revive ailing cooperative banks in JK: Lone

18/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 17: Secretary, Cooperatives and Social Welfare Departments, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone today said that the government was planning to bail out a...

Awareness cum training sessions "Eat Right India" held at Banihal

18/11/2018
RAMBAN, NOV 17: Crew of Swasth Bharat Yatra organised an training cum awareness programme & interactive session under the banner of FSSAI in collab...

Jasleen participates in International Event

18/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 17: Jasleen Singh, a well known young artist of Jammu participated in International Sculpture Symposium titled 'Reviving Humanity Memoria...

SMVD Narayana Hospital organises free super speciality camp

18/11/2018
KATRA, NOV 17: With the Collaboration of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital Organsied A Free Superspeciality Camp at Sheela Re...

Secy IT reviews preparedness for launch of ESDM scheme

18/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 17: Secretary Information Technology (IT) Department, Saugat Biswas, in a meeting today reviewed preparations for skill development train...

Kumar inspects Trauma Center, DH Ramban

18/11/2018
RAMBAN, NOV 17: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Saturday visited District Hospital (DH) and Trauma Care Center Ramban to take stock of health f...

Ganai reviews progress on Jammu Ropeway Project

18/11/2018
JAMMU, Nov 17: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today visited the construction site of prestigious Jammu Ropeway Project and took stock ...

OP-ED News

Huge revenue pilferage

18/11/2018
Government has lost huge revenue in terms of royalty from the rivers and nallahs as open auction discouraged many participants and in almost in the e...

Spill-over of militancy to Jammu

17/11/2018
Despite sufficient inputs from the intelligence agencies during the past several months, the Government has failed to put in place a strong mechanism...

FLOUTING PROVISIONS

16/11/2018
Astonishing it may sound but it is a fact that State Information Commission, a transparency watchdog, has failed to provide requisite information abo...

Non-utilization of funds

15/11/2018
Adopting tough stance, the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has asked the Jammu and Kashmir Government to either submit Utilization Ce...

Failing to achieve objectives

14/11/2018
District Development Coordination and Monitoring (DISHA) Committees framed on the instructions of Union Ministry of Rural Development are going direc...

Setting the process in motion

13/11/2018
The Government has set the process in motion for preparation of budget for next financial year of 2019-20 and asked the Finance Department to carry o...

Payment dispute creates road block

12/11/2018
The work on world's tallest railway bridge coming up between Kauri and Bakkal in Reasi district over Chenab River has come to a grinding halt due to ...

Violations by hoteliers

11/11/2018
The Patnitop Development Authority (PDA) ordered in over two dozen violations by the hoteliers in the major tourist resort of Jammu region have remai...

Legal Section

PIL seeking demarcation of 66436 kanals of JDA land in Jammu/Samba Districts

DB directs Div. Com. Jammu/VC JDA to give full details of the lands so far demarcated with photographs/videography

15/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 14:Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe in a significant order has directed...

DB restrains from any transaction in respect of property falls under Roshni Act

14/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 13: In a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) titled Ankur Sharma and State of J&K and Others challenging the Jammu and Kashmir State Lands (V...

Two get life-imprisonment in murder case

13/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 12:Prin cipal Sessions Judge Reasi S R Gandhi today awarded life-impriosnment to Karnail Singh S/o Sh.Kamal Singh and Kaka Ram S/o Sh. M...

HC directs CUK to go ahead with finalization of selection of AP Economics

11/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 10: In a petition filed by Dr Showkat Anwar Bhat seeking directions to quashes the panel of experts who have conducted interview for the p...

JKSWDC organizes awareness Camp

11/11/2018
RAJOURI, NOV 10:J&K state women's development corporation organized an awareness camp at Village Mogla Kalakote District Rajouri , on 10/11/2018...

Arshi wins Commonwealth Judo Silver

11/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 10: Senior coach of the J&K State Sports Council (JKSSC), Arshi Nad has won Silver medal in the ongoing Master Commonwealth Judo Champions...

Div Com condoles demise of Choudhary Salam Din

11/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 10:Divisional Commi ssioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma has condoled the demise of Choudhary Salam Din, father of Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Depu...

Jammu University Scholars submits memorandum to MLA Khour

11/11/2018
JAMMU, NOV 10:A delegation of University of Jammu Scholars & students Team ALC headed by Rajesh Singh Chib Ph.D Scholar to association met with Me...

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