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Kashmir peaceful except for scattered protests after Friday prayers

SRINAGAR, Aug 23: The situation in Kashmir's main city and the rest of the Valley remained mostly peaceful on Friday except for scattered protests after the afternoon prayers, officials said as authorities imposed fresh restrictions to ward off trouble. About 300 people protested in Soura on the outskirts of Srinagar city after the Friday prayers. However, the crowds were dispersed with security forces making repeated announcements and a "mild lathi charge", the officials said. Restrictions in several parts of Srinagar and other places in the Valley were reimposed after posters issued by separatists came up, calling on people to march to the local United Nations military observer group (UNMOGIP) office, they said. In the posters, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JLR) of the separatists asked people to march to the UNMOGIP office to voice their protest against the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status. The separatists claimed the Centre's move to scrap Article 370...

Oppn leaders to visit JK today, Rahul likely to join

NEW DELHI, Aug 23: A delegation of opposition leaders will visit Srinagar on Saturday to meet people and assess situation in the Kashmir Valley where...

Govt announces raft of measures to boost economy; more steps on anvil

NEW DELHI, Aug 23: The government on Friday announced a raft of measures, including rollback of enhanced super-rich tax on foreign and domestic equit...

Resounding poll mandate to build new India; Corruption, nepotism reined in like never before: Modi

PARIS, Aug 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the resounding mandate to the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls was for building a 'new Indi...

Delhi HC to hear plea on Shah Faesal’s detention on Sep 3, no formal notice issued

NEW DELHI, Aug 23: The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to issue a formal notice on the plea of former IAS officer Shah Faesal, who has alleged th...

IAF chopper in Budgam crashed on Feb 27 after hit by Indian missile: Report

NEW DELHI, May 23: Five IAF personnel were found guilty for the crash of a Mi-17 helicopter in Budgam in Jammu and Kashmir as a high-level probe conc...

Lt Gen Singh visits forward bases along LoC

JAMMU, Aug 23: The Northern Army commander visited forward bases in Poonch and Akhnoor sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday and expresse...

INX Media: SC grants Chidambaram interim protection from arrest by ED till Aug 26

NEW DELHI, Aug 23: The Supreme Court on Friday granted former Union finance minister P Chidambaram interim protection from arrest till August 26 in c...

Wing Commander Abhinandan resumes flying operations on MiG-21

NEW DELHI, Aug 23: Vir Chakra awardee Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman who shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet post-Balakot operations, has res...

Man facing land grabbing charges detained

JAMMU, Aug 23: A man, who is facing charges of land grabbing, was detained here, police said on Friday. Ravinder Kumar Gupta alias "Gola Shah" is a ...

Restrictions eased; market still shut, mobile services suspended

30 more prisoners shifted to Agra; Students of JNVS asked to resume class work; AFCAT exam postponed: IAF

SRINAGAR, Aug 22: Restrictions were eased in most areas of Kashmir with barricades being lifted and the movement of people and traffic increasing...

MHA to hold high-level meet on J&K today

NEW DELHI, Aug 22: The Union Home Ministry will hold a high-level meeting on Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday next week, said a Ministry source on Thursd...

Pak bringing over 100 terrorists from Afghanistan for Kashmir

NEW DELHI, Aug 22: Pakistan is planning to push 100 hardcore terrorists from Afghanistan into Kashmir to carry out attacks as part of its "larger des...

Pak shells forward posts, villages along LoC in Poonch, Sunderbani sectors

JAMMU, Aug 22: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire for the third consecutive day on Thursday and resorted to firing mortars and small arms on for...

ISRO releases first Moon image captured by Chandrayaan-2

BENGALURU, Aug 22: The first picture of Moon captured by India's Chandrayaan-2 satellite, currently in the lunar orbit, was released by space agency ...

Opposition parties stage stir, demand release of leaders detained in J&K


NEW DELHI, Aug 22: Opposition parties, including the Congress, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the DMK, staged a protest at Jantar Mantar here on Th...

Court issues fresh production warrants of Yaseen Malik

JAMMU, Aug 22: In a much publicized case of Dr. Rubiya Syed Case and killing of Air Force personals, Presiding Officer Subash C Gupta TADA Court toda...

Modi holds marathon talks with French President

CHANTILLY (FRANCE), Aug 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday held marathon one-on-one meeting during whi...

J&K special status ended after life-long struggle of 3 generations of BJS, BJP leaders: Jitendra

NEW DELHI, Aug 22: Three generations of Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) and Bharatiya Janata Party leaders had struggled life long to get the special stat...

Rajiv did not use massive poll mandate to create fear, destroy institutions: Sonia

NEW DELHI, Aug 22: Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had a massive poll mandate in 1984 but he did not use it to create an atmosphere of fear, threa...

World News

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88

New York, Aug 6: Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," 'Song of Solom...

Additional police deployed after shootings in Toronto

Toronto, Aug 6: Tor-onto Police Chief Mark Saunders has pledged additional resources for the city which was rocked by multiple shootings over the wee...

Sri Lankan PM welcomes Centre’s move to confer UT status on Ladakh

Colombo, Aug 6: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday welcomed the Central government's move to confer Union Territory status on ...

Sri Lankan PM welcomes Centre’s move to confer UT status on Ladakh


Iran ‘favours’ talks despite Trump snub

Tehran, Aug 6: President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran favours talks with the US if it lifts sanctions against the Islamic republic, despi...

US carrier sails into disputed waters amid new flare-ups

South China, Aug 6: A US aircraft carrier sailed through the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday in the latest show of America's military might amid ...

Pak army shall go to any extent to stand by Kashmiris: General Bajwa

Islamabad, Aug 6: Rattled by India's landmark decisions scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and converting the state into a Union Terri...

Beijing warns of ‘countermeasures’ over US missile plans

Beijing, Aug 6: China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based inte...

Business News



Ganai meets Governor

Srinagar, Aug 23: Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Advisor to Governor, who has returned from the Holy pilgrimage to Mecca, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the ...

SAC defers hearing of cases fixed for Aug 29

SRINAGAR, Aug 23: According to the State Accountability Commission cases fixed on 29th of August 2019 before the Commission at Srinagar shall stand a...

Singhvi, Tharoor come out in support of Jairam Ramesh

New Delhi, Aug 23: Congress leaders Abhishek Singhvi and Shashi Tharoor come out in support of party colleague Jairam Ramesh on Friday, saying "demon...

Man wanted in various ATM robbery cases arrested

New Delhi, Aug 23: A man, who was wanted in various cases of ATM robbery and theft in the city and NCR, has been arrested from Sarai Kale Khan area, ...

Ramdev’s aide Balkrishna admitted to AIIMS

Rishikesh, Aug 23: Yoga guru Ramdev's close aide Balkrishna was on Friday admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here after he compl...

5 naxals surrender before police in Chhattisgarh

Bastar, Aug 22: Five naxals, three of them carrying cash rewards on their heads, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division on Thursday, police sa...

Owaisi flays Trump for reported offer to mediate between India-Pak

Hyderabad, Aug 21: Flaying Donald Trump for his fresh reported offer to mediate between India and Pakistan, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Wedne...

UP policeman arrested for accepting bribe

Kanpur, Aug 21: A police inspector was caught red-handed on Wednesday while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 here in Kalyanpur. Inspector Ram Veer Sing...


Comprehensive mechanism in place for redressal of public grievances: Sharma

SRINAGAR, Aug 23: Advisor to Governor K K Sharma today said that a comprehensive mechanism is in place for immediate redressal of public grievances. ...

5 days workshop on Curriculum reforms concludes at JU

Jammu, Aug 23: Five days workshop on "Curriculum Reforms" organized by Department of Zoology, University of Jammu under RUSA scheme (Phase II) from 1...

Two days training session for newly recruited officers concludes

Jammu, Aug 23: Staff Training College, J&K Grameen Bank under the Chairmanship of Sh Janak Raj Angural successfully concluded two days training sessi...

Div Com reviews progress on construction of bunkers along IB

Jammu, Aug 23: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, today exhorted upon Deputy Commissioners of border districts for expediting pace of work on co...

Jitendra presents ANUBHAV awards

Retired employees are an asset for country

NEW DELHI, Aug 23: The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Develop-ment of North Eastern Region and Minister of State fo...

AM Hyundai launches all new Grand i10 NIOS

Jammu, Aug 24: AM HYUNDAI Jammu & Kashmir's Biggest Hyundai Showroom today launched The All New GRAND i10 NIOS. The All New GRAND i10 NIOS has been d...

Induction Day ceremony held at ASCOMS

Jammu, Aug 24: The Induction Ceremony of 1st Prof. MBBS students of ASCOMS was held in the College auditorium on 23rd August 2019. This was the first...

JCCI demands camp offices of Govt departments in Jammu

Jammu, Aug 23: The Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) on Friday asked Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik to set up camp offices of...

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Legal Section

Court rejects bail applications of two in DAG’s murder case

JAMMU, AUGUST 1: 1st Additional Sessions Judge Jammu YP Kotwal rejected the bail application of Gourav Sharma & Mohan Singh.According to the police c...

HC quashes second detention in PSA

SRINAGAR, JULY 31: Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey quashed the second detention of Bilal Ahmad Bhat on the ground that No other material / docum...

Court refuses to accept closure report against Ex-SHO, directs IG to investigate matter

JAMMU, JULY 31: In a much publicized in which Court directed registration of FIR against the then SHO Gurmeet Singh, police file closure report. ...

Court awards 10 years RI, fine of Rs 50000/- in minor's rape case

Anantnag, JULY 31: Additional Sessions Judge Anatnag Khalil Ahmed Choudhary today awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment and fine Rs 50,000 to Ishfa...

Jammu Lawyers urge for Strengthening and Retention of Article 35-A

JAMMU, JULY 30:Today Prominent Lawyers of J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu held an emergent meeting under the Chairmanship of Former Senior Addi...

Court restrains Mahajan Sabha to organize meeting on July 28

JAMMU, JULY 27: In a suit filed by Akhil Bhartiya Mahajan Shiromani Sabha Through its President Sham Langer seeking direction to respondents to rest...

Court awards one year imprisonment to CAO in recruitment scam in Agriculture Dept

JAMMU, JULY 25: Special Judge Anticorruption Kashmir RN Watta today awarded one year imprisonment to Gh. Mohi-u-Din Koul then Chief Agriculture Off...

PIL regarding withdrawal of security cover provided to Separatists

JAMMU, JULY 22: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Deewakar Sharma seeking withdrawal the security cover provided to the Separatists as well ...


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