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Phase-1 poll on April 11, key leaders file nominations on last day

#3 nominations filed for Srinagar; 3 candidates file nominations for Udhampur parliamentary constituency

26/03/2019
NEW DELHI/JAMMU, Mar 25: Political heavyweights including Union ministers Nitin Gadkari, V K Singh, former chief ministers Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Harish Rawat and Jitan Ram Manjhi filed their nominations Monday, the last day for submitting the papers for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls on April 11. Among other prominent leaders who filed their papers Monday are former prime minister H D Deve Gowda (Tumkur, Karnataka), BJP's Hema Malini (Mathura, Uttar Pradesh) and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah (Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir). The three constituencies vote in the second phase on April 18. The last day for filing nominations is Tuesday. During the first phase of the seven-phase elections, polling will be held in 91 constituencies spread across 20 states. Scrutiny of nomination papers will take place on Tuesday, while March 28 is the last date of withdrawal of candidature. Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari filed his nomination for the Nagpur Lok Sabha sea...

Multi-cornered contest in Baramulla LS polls

26/03/2019
Srinagar, Mar 25: It will be multi-cornered contest for election to Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency as 10 candidates filed nomination papers on Mond...

35 nominations filed on last date for Jammu Parliamentary Constituency, 37 in fray now

26/03/2019
JAMMU, Mar 25: 35 candidates today filed their nominations for the Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary Constituency here before the Returning Officer Ramesh K...

KASHMIR TERROR FINANCING: Multiple properties in JK, Islamabad identified for attachment

26/03/2019
NEW DELHI, Mar 25: At least 10 properties of a Jammu and Kashmir-based businessman, an Islamabad house of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin and...

Rahul Gandhi promises min income scheme; 20 pc families to get Rs 72K annually

26/03/2019
NEW DELHI, Mar 25: In a big poll promise that he described as a "groundbreaking" measure to end poverty, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Monday said 20 p...

Once Rafales come, Pak won’t come near LoC or border: IAF Chief Dhanoa

26/03/2019
Chandigarh, Mar 25: Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief B S Dhanoa on Monday said that Rafale jets will the best combat aircraft in the Indian sub-continent...

Opening of Sharda Peeth in PoK can ease Indo-Pak tensions: Mehbooba

26/03/2019
Srinagar, Mar 25: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti Monday said opening of Sharda Peeth temple in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) for Kashmiri Pandits can...

Mehbooba let RSS enter JK and take out processions with arms: Omar

#NC’s LS candidates will protect JK’s special status

26/03/2019
BARAMULLA, Mar 25: National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Monday said it was PDP-BJP government led by Mehbooba Mufti that "let RSS enter t...

Farooq files nomination papers for Srinagar LS seat

26/03/2019
SRINAGAR, Mar 25: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah Monday filed nomination papers from the prestigious Srinagar LokSabha seat which...

EC special observers meet CRPF brass on holding J&K Assembly polls

26/03/2019
NEW DELHI, Mar 25: The three special observers appointed by the Election Commission (EC) to help it decide on holding assembly elections in Jammu and...

Jammu small holders harvest crop prematurely for Modi’s rally

26/03/2019
JAMMU, Mar 25: Farmers in a nondescript hamlet on the outskirts of Jammu harvested their crop prematurely to pave the way for the venue of a mega ral...

Rahul Gandhi promises min income scheme; 20 pc families to get Rs 72K annually

26/03/2019
NEW DELHI, Mar 25: In a big poll promise that he described as a "groundbreaking" measure to end poverty, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Monday said 20 p...

China welcomes goodwill message exchange between Modi and Khan

26/03/2019
BEIJING, Mar 25: China on Monday welcomed the goodwill messages exchanged by Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan on the occasion of Pakistan Nation...

Indira believed in redistribution of poverty, Rahul Gandhi’s promise is ‘bluff’: Jaitley

26/03/2019
NEW DELHI, Mar 25: Union Finance Minister ArunJaitley on Monday hit out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his "bluff" promise to provide a mini...

Three missing boys reunited with families

26/03/2019
SRINAGAR, Mar 25: Three boys, who had gone missing from Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, have been traced and reunited with their families, pol...

Three Jaish terrorists arrested

26/03/2019
Srinagar, Mar 25: Three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists were arrested by security forces from the outskirts of the city, police said. They were nab...

WhatsApp tests new ‘frequently forwarded’ label to curb fake news

26/03/2019
CALIFORNIA, Mar 25: Advancing its efforts at curbing the spread of fake news through forwarded messages, WhatsApp is looking at a new tool that will ...

Modi has edge over rivals in digital outreach, struck a chord with all: Prasad

26/03/2019
NEW DELHI, Mar 25: In the intense battle for digital space, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an edge over his rivals, including Rahul Gandhi, as his ...

Pakistan gives nod to Sharda Temple Corridor

26/03/2019
ISLAMABAD, Mar 25: Pakistan government has given its nod to the opening of a corridor for Indian pilgrims to visit the ancient ShardaPeeth temple in ...

BJP releases eigth list of candidates for LS polls

26/03/2019
NEW DELHI, Mar 25: The BJP on Monday released its eighth list for the ensuing General elections. The names announced are of two candidates for Odisha...

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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HC asks UP Govt to ensure ban on surrogate ads of liquor

15/03/2019
Allahabad, Mar 14: The Allahabad High Court Thursday ordered the Uttar Pradesh government and its Excise Department to enforce the ban on surrogate a...

Disqualified Congress MLA in Gujarat moves high court

12/03/2019
Ahmedabad, Mar 11: Congress leader Bhagvan Barad Monday approached the Gujarat High Court, challenging his disqualification as an MLA by the Assembly...

Sabarimala temple opens for 10-day annual festivities

12/03/2019
Sabarimala (Ker), Mar 11: A large number of devotees Monday thronged the famed Lord Ayyappa shrine here as it opened for 10-day annual festivities an...

Swin flu cases in Delhi mount to 2,835

12/03/2019
New Delhi, Mar 11: Over 870 cases of swine flu have been recorded in the national capital in the last three weeks, taking the total number of people ...

FIR registered in CGO Complex fire

07/03/2019
New Delhi, Mar 6: An FIR was registered in the CGO Complex fire under sections 436 and 304 A of the Indian Penal code, police said on Wednesday. Th...

Goa MP thanks Gadkari for dropping SSC as mandatory qualification for issuing certificates to seafarers

07/03/2019
New Delhi, Mar 6: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Member of Parliament from South Goa Narendra Keshav Sawaikar on Wednesday thanked Union Min...

Goa MP thanks Gadkari for dropping SSC as mandatory qualification for issuing certificates to seafarers

07/03/2019
New Delhi, Mar 6: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Member of Parliament from South Goa Narendra Keshav Sawaikar on Wednesday thanked Union Min...

TDP approaches Guntur police over data theft case

07/03/2019
Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), Mar 6: A delegation of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders on Wednesday met Guntur Superintendent of Police (SP) over IT raids ...

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Skandan listens to people’s grievances at Srinagar

26/03/2019
SRINAGAR, Mar 25: Advisor to Governor, K Skandan Monday listened to people's issues here at a public grievances redressal camp. During the camp, Adv...

DDC Poonch reviews Baisakhi arrangements

26/03/2019
POONCH, MARCH 25: District Development Commissioner today chaired a meeting to discuss necessary arrangements for upcoming Baisakhi festival here. S...

Training cum awareness session on EVM, VVPAT held at Doda

26/03/2019
DODA MARCH 25: With a view to conduct fair and transparent upcoming election which is scheduled to held on 18th of April in second phase for 5-Udhamp...

Army organised motivational Lecture on Career in Defence Services at Poonch

26/03/2019
JAMMU, MARCH 25: Army organised a motivational and counselling session on "Career in Defence Services" at Govt High School, Sandot in Poonch aime...

Women's College Udhampur distributes 20 tracksuits to outstanding students

26/03/2019
UDHAMPUR, MARCH 25: Government Degree College for Women, Udhampur today felicitated 20 Students by distributing track suits to the outstanding stude...

Governor unveils University of Jammu’s Logo commemorating its 50th year of establishment

26/03/2019
JAMMU, Mar 25: Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the University of Jammu, unveiled a logo of the University of Jammu which has been brought out...

Strong banking sector indispensable for maintaining momentum of economic growth- Chairman JK Bank

26/03/2019
Jammu, Mar 25: J&K Branch of the NIRC of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India organized a seminar on Statutory Audit of Banks and Usage of...

Randomization of EVM/VVPATs held at Kishtwar

26/03/2019
KISHTWAR, MARCH 25: In the wake of upcoming Lok Sabha Election -2019, today the first Randomization of EVM/ VVPAT was done here under the supervision...

OP-ED News

NG posts yet to be filled

26/03/2019
A long period of even eight years is not sufficient for J&K Government to fill 2093 Non-Gazetted posts created in Government Medical College and Hosp...

Failing to enhance annual budget of JAKEDA

25/03/2019
Achieving targets of harnessing all forms of renewable energy fixed by the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) would be a daunting task...

Resumption of work on Jammu Ropeway Project

24/03/2019
Uncertainty is prevailing over the early resumption of work on the much-hyped Jammu Ropeway Project due to delay in completion of magisterial enquiry...

Failing to begin recruitment

23/03/2019
State Government has failed to start recruitment for two border battalions which were sanctioned by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs a year back th...

Saving the alliance

21/03/2019
Sealing an alliance after days of hectic parleys, the Congress and National Conference announced they will fight two and one Lok Sabha seats respecti...

Increase of PG seats

20/03/2019
In a good news for the MD aspirants in Jammu region, the seats of Post Graduate Degree Courses in Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu has been inc...

Proposals for augmentation of fleet gathering dust

19/03/2019
Frequent and tragic road accidents have failed to shake the conscience of even the Governor’s Administration as only 14 buses of State Road Transport...

Detailed Strategy Session

17/03/2019
Three Special Observers of the Election Commission held hectic meetings with all four Advisors to Governor and top officials of civil and police admi...

Legal Section

DB seeks response within two weeks in PIL seeking ban on PUBG game

26/03/2019
JAMMU, MARCH 25: In a letter written by a student which is treated as Public Interest Litigation regarding ban of PUBG game, A Division Bench of Sta...

DB directs Planning dept to file status report on prevailing traffic scenario in Jammu city with in two weeks failing which 20000 cost will be imposed on them

23/03/2019
JAMMU, MARCH, 22: In a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Citizen Forum through its President RK Chadha regarding fly-over project from Sh...

Court directs ACB to register FIR against encroachers

20/03/2019
JAMMU, MARCH 19: Special Judge Anticorruption Jammu YP Bourney today directed Anticorruption Bureau to register FIR against encorachers of Nallah. ...

Court acquits accused facing trial in fake currency case

16/03/2019
JAMMU, MARCH 15: Additional Sessions Judge Jammu acquitted Rishi Kumar alias Rajeev S/o Sat Pal Sharma R/o H. No.787 ...

Court discharge husband, Ors in 304-B, grants bail in other offences

15/03/2019
JAMMU, MARCH 14: Principal Sessions Judge Kathua Sanjeev Gupta in a much publicized dowry death case at Kathua in which a Government teacher commi...

Court rejects bail of two alleged JeI members

15/03/2019
JAMMU, Mar 14: Sub Judge Spl. Mobile Magistrate Jammu SS Bali today rejected the bail application of Abdul Karim Nadvi and Jameel Ahmed S/o Bashir Ah...

Construction of International Cricket Stadium

DB directs to file status report within six weeks

13/03/2019
JAMMU, MARCH 12: In a PIL seeking direction to JKCA immediately start the construction of International Stadium at Bajalta Jammu soon after the r...

Bus-Stand Grenade attack

Accused send to observation home for three days

12/03/2019
JAMMU, Mar 11: In a much publicized Bus-Stand Grenade Attack in which 2 persons died and 30 injured today accused Yasir Javed Butt @ Chotu code Arhan...

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