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Governor visits border areas in Gurez Valley

SRINAGAR, Oct 20: Governor N.N. Vohra, who visited the Gurez sector today, was briefed by the Brigade Commander, regarding the situation along the LoC. Governor was also briefed by Sajad Hussain Ganai, Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora and Sandeep Singh, SDM Gurez regarding the problems relating to the administration of this area, which remains dis connected for nearly six months in the year. Governor, accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner, also visited the Kishan Ganga Dam site and held discussions with Khalid Umer, Chief Engineer of the Project about the operational plans. Governor was pleased to note that all the 143 families, displaced by this Project, had been fully compensated and assisted in their rehabilitation.

It’s a mercenary movement not a freedom struggle: Jitendra

Jammu, Oct 20: Terming as farce Pakistan's oft- repeated claim that a "freedom movement" was on in Kashmir, Union Minister Jitendra Singh today said ...

Not allowed to rebuild Kedarnath as Guj CM under pressure from UPA: PM

Kedarnath (Uttarakhand), Oct 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stones of five reconstruction projects here and hit out at th...

Cops rescue ‘mentally challenged’ man branded as braid-chopper

Srinagar, Oct 20: A "mentally challenged" man was rescued from a mob which was trying to kill him suspecting that he was a braid-chopper, in Sopore a...

S Asia, Indo-Pacific strategy took shape post Modi-Trump

Washington, Oct 20: President Donald Trump directed his administration to have a strategy on South Asia and the Indo-Pacific region that takes "full ...

Court raps Delhi Police for ‘tawdry’ probe in murder case

New Delhi, Oct 20: A city court has rapped the Delhi Police for shoddy probe in a murder case saying it was "sad" that those responsible for the grue...

CBI seeks permission to file SLP in SC on Bofors case

New Delhi, Oct 20: The CBI has written to the government for reconsideration of its 2005 decision and allow the agency to file a Special Leave Petiti...

Have lodged seven more cases in coal scam: ED to SC

New Delhi, Oct 20: Enforcement Directorate (ED) has told the Supreme Court that it has lodged seven more cases in the coal block allocation scam and ...

Only 2,300 bank branches open Aadhaar centres on premises

NEW DELHI, Oct 20: Only about 2,300 branches of private and public sector banks have opened Aadhaar enrolment and updation centres within their premi...

Pair of mosque attacks kill at least 50 in Afghanistan

Kabul, Oct 20: A suicide bomber killed at least 30 people inside a Shi'ite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday night, a security official sa...

Will not speak on ‘Shah-zada’, says Rahul after court order

New Delhi, Oct 20: Days after a court restrained news portal 'The Wire' from publishing or broadcasting reports based on an article published by it r...

Scholarship for children of Police who died on duty

Srinagar, Oct 20: The Jammu and Kashmir Police today sanctioned scholarships for the children of 24 police personnel who laid down their lives in the...

Militants lob grenade at MLA’s residence: Police

Srinagar, Oct 20: Militants today hurled a grenade at the residence of ruling PDP MLA Mushtaq Ahmad Shah in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir...

Why debates on human rights only highlight rights of terrorists: Prasad

NEW DELHI, Oct 20: Why does the debate on human rights only highlight the rights of terrorists and not the victims, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar P...

8 civilians injured as Pak troops shell villages along LoC

JAMMU, Oct 18: Eight civilians, including a two- year-old girl, were injured today when Pakistani troops shelled civilian hamlets and forward pos...

4 injured as security forces fire on mob after braid chopping incident

Man brands driver as braid-chopper to avoid paying salary

SRINAGAR, Oct 18: Four persons were injured today when security forces fired on a mob in Pahalgam area of Jammu and Kashmir following an alleged ...

Alleged Murderous attack on Advocate; Court summons ‘case diaries’ on Oct 20

JAMMU, Oct 17: The Chief Judicial Magistrate Jammu Mr. Ashwani Kumar Sharma Chief Judicial Magistrate Jammu directed the SHO Police Station Chann...

HC stays investigations in Rape, Cheating Case

JAMMU, Oct 18: High Court of Jammu and Kashmir at Jammu Bench comprising Justice Janak Raj Kotwal has Stayed the Investigation in F.I.R No. 20 /2017 ...

PM asks bureaucrats to break silos to speed up work

NEW DELHI, Oct 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said silos are a "big bottleneck" in the functioning of the union government and asked bureaucr...

After BJP’s Vadra assault, Cong attacks PM

NEW DELHI, Oct 18: The Congress hit back at the BJP today over allegations of Robert Vadra's links with a fugitive arms dealer, accusing Prime Minist...

World News

Indian flies to Singapore to buy new iPhone as wedding gift for daughter

Singapore, Sep 23: An Indian businessman flew all the way to Singapore and lined up for 13 hours overnight outside an Apple store to buy the latest i...

Federal Government notifies 21 states of election hacking

Washington, Sep 23: The US federal government has told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's preside...

Bopanna-Raja defeat puts India down 1-2 against Canada

Edmonton, Sep 17: India's World Group hopes suffered a huge setback as Rohan Bopanna and Purav Raja lost the crucial doubles rubber to hand Canada a ...

US urges Iraqi Kurdistan to call off independence vote

Washington, Sep 16: The United States has urged Iraqi Kurdistan to call off plans for an independence referendum later this month, warning the vote w...

31 punished for platform collapse in China

Beijing, Sep 16: China has placed 31 people under criminal "coercive measures" for a construction platform collapse in Jiangxi province last year tha...

21 boys who died in school fire buried in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 16: Twenty-one young boys who died in a fire at a private Islamic boarding school were buried in Malaysia amid renewed calls for be...

North Korea fires missile over Japan

Seoul, Sep 15: North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific today, responding to new UN sanctions with what appeared to be i...

40 per cent of Rohingyas in Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh:UN

United Nations, Sep 15: About 40 per cent of the total Rohingya population living in the Rakhine State of Myanmar has now fled to Bangladesh, the UN ...

Business News



CBI arrests businessman over post-demonetisation cash deposits

New Delhi, Oct 17: The CBI today arrested an absconding businessman for allegedly depositing Rs 1.49 crore in demonetised banknotes of Rs 1,000 and R...

Jharkhand CM orders fresh probe into death of Simdega girl

Ranchi/Simdega, Oct 17: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today ordered a fresh probe into the death of the 11-year-old Simdega girl after local ...

Woman tries to sell kidney to meet demand of her lover

New Delhi, Oct 17: Her love knew no boundaries. She was even willing to sell one of her kidneys so that she could marry her man. The 21-year-old woma...

Haryanvi singer shot dead in Panipat

Chandigarh, Oct 17: A 22-year-old Haryanvi singer was today shot dead by unidentified assailants at Chamrara village in Haryana's Panipat district, p...

Modi, Shah to campaign in Tripura

Agartala, Oct 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah will campaign for the party, which aspires to capture power in Tr...

Tax on petrol, diesel slashed in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Oct 17: Fuel prices are set to drop in UT Chandigarh from tomorrow with the city administration deciding to bring down the VAT on petrol ...

NGT directs Centre to submit report on steps to clean Ganga

New Delhi, Oct 15: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh and the Uttarakhand governments to file affidavits stati...

Anil Sharma quits Virbhadra cabinet, joins BJP

Shimla, Oct 15: In a blow to the Congress ahead of the Assembly polls, Himachal Pradesh Rural Development minister Anil Sharma today quit the Virbhad...


Dr Jitendra, Kavinder release JKSSWB’s short film ‘Muntazir’

JAMMU, Oct 20: "Muntazir" a short film produced by J&K State Social Welfare Board (JKSSWB) on Elders' abuse was screened here today at Teachers, Au...

Governor inaugurates Nivedita-II Nurses’ Hostel Block costing Rs. 9 crore

KAKRYAL, Oct 20: Governor N. N. Vohra, Chairman Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, inaugurated the Nivedita-II Nurses' Hostel at Kakryal. This buil...

Power shutdown

Jammu, Oct 20: In order to carry out preventive maintenance and repair/ replacement of affected system of Grid Station Gladni, the power supply to Gr...

Governor inaugurates Gurukul Phase-II

Calls for making Gurukul centre of excellence

KATRA, Oct 18: To provide residential accommodation to the students pursuing Shastri Course and their teachers, the Acharyas, Governor N. N. Vohra, C...

Kavinder for providing better road connectivity in rural areas

JAMMU, Oct 18: Emphasizing on better road connectivity in rural areas, Speaker Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta today said that G...

Dr Jitendra inaugurates newly constructed Bhini Bridge

Rs 22 cr project improves connectivity with HP, Punjab

KATHUA, Oct 18: Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region, Dr Jitendra Singh today said that time has come to gear up men and m...

Zulfkar for timely payment of commission, carriage charges to ration dealers

JAMMU, Oct 18: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today directed the FCS&CA depart...

Role of media crucial: VC JU

JAMMU, Oct 18: Acknowledging the crucial role of the media, fourth pillar of democracy, in bringing out facts, Vice Chancellor University of Jammu Pr...

OP-ED News

Discussing Kashmir, border situation

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and was reported to have discussed him with situation prevailing in Jammu a...

Delay on work on Smart Cities’ Projects

Work on Jammu and Srinagar Smart Cities' Projects is unlikely to begin during the current year as neither the Union Government has so far released fi...

Major Blot on PDD’s performance

In a major blot on the performance of Power Development Department, work on power transmission line which suffered extensive damage over three years ...

Emerge a winner against cancer

Years of research and clinical experience have given medical science the tools including advanced software and imaging solutions-to detect cancer ear...

Illegal absorptions

Jammu University has been caught in an embarrassing position following these queries from the top office, which has also taken serious cognizance of ...

Non-Serious approach

Shocking it may sound but it is a fact that four wetland reserves of Jammu province, which were notified under the provisions of J&K Wildlife Protect...

Meeting external, internal threats

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her first address to the Army Commanders, lauded swift and effective response of Army in any kind of situatio...

No comprehensive training policy

Over a period of time human resource management function has undergone a significant change across the country and Union Government as well as severa...

Legal Section

DB stay opreation of judgment regarding quashment of 9 Assistant Professor of Dogri

Jammu, Oct 20: In a LPA filed by Ganga Sharma & Ors whose appointment and selection as Assistant Professor of Dogri was quashed by the Single Judge. ...

HC directives in PIL on difficulties faced at Srinagar Airport

Jammu, Oct 18: In Public Interest Litigation the court had taken suo-moto cognizance of difficulties faced by passengers at Srinagar International Ai...

HC awarded 10 years RI in rape case and compensation Rs 2 lacs to victim

Jammu, Oct 17: In an appeal against the conviction in rape case, Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir of J&K High Court modified the setence awarded by the tr...

Accused cannot be punished on moral suspicion: DB

JAMMU, Oct 16: A Division Bench of the State High Court Comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta while setting-aside the...

PIL seeking constitution of District Societies for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

DB disposes of PIL on Undertaking of Senior AAG

JAMMU, Oct 14: Division Bench of the State High Court comprising First Puisne Judge Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta disposed of th...

Jubilations for Bar Association Kishtwar

DB directs handing over of entire old DC Office Complex to Judiciary within one month

JAMMU, Oct 14: In a significant order a Division Bench of the State High Court comprising First Puisne Judge Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice Tashi Ra...

HC appoints two Judges as Administrtor of JKCA

Srinagar, Oct 13: In bunch of peititions regarding Jammu Kashmir Cricket Association, Justice Alok Aradhe while deciding all the petitions appointed ...

DB directives in PIL regarding protection and conservation of artefacts, monuments and excavation sites in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 12: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Valley Citizen's Council, seeking directions for the protection and conservation of artefa...


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