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Pak continuing with its anti-India activities along LoC: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh

Downfall in locals joining militancy, Pak feeling starved; First surgical strike was carried out in Sept 2016

21/05/2019
Udhampur, May 20: Asserting that the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir is "under control", the Army said Monday Pakistan is continuing with its anti-India activities along the Line of Control (LoC) by trying to infiltrate militants into the Valley and promoting drug trade. General Officer Commanding in Chief (GoC-In-C), Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said 86 terrorists were killed this year in the state and vowed that operations against the ultras will continue. "The security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in under control," Lt Gen Singh told PTI in reply to a question here. He said the terror infrastructure across the border was intact and Pakistan is continuing with its anti-Indian activities. "Pakistan has been continuing with its activities which are mainly anti-India, whether it is violating ceasefire, promoting cross-border infiltration, drug trafficking, narcotics, circulation of fake Indian currency," he said. He said the neighbouring country wants to continue...

Day curfew lifted from violence-hit Bhaderwah as situation limps back to normal

21/05/2019
Jammu, May 20: Day curfew was lifted from Bhaderwah town on Monday since its imposition last week following the killing of a person in a firing incid...

PDP activist succumbs to injures after militant attack

21/05/2019
SRINAGAR, May 20: A Peoples Democratic Party activist, who was shot at by suspected militants in Kulgam district, succumbed to injuries at a hospital...

JDA conducts drive, secures 387 kanal JDA land

21/05/2019
JAMMU, May 20: During a six hour long drive carried out by Jammu Develop-ment Authority, about 387 kanal of prime JDA land falling under Khasra numbe...

Maintenance to estranged wife is for survival, not a bounty: Delhi HC

21/05/2019
New Delhi, May 20: Maintenance awarded to an estranged wife is for her survival and should not be seen as a "bounty", and it has to be given from the...

2 dead as truck falls into gorge

21/05/2019
JAMMU, May 20: A teenager and a youth were killed when a truck skidded off a road and plunged into a deep gorge in Doda district on Monday, police sa...

Pellet victims protest, demand ban on use of pellet guns

21/05/2019
SRINAGAR, May 20: A group of pellet victims, who were injured during law and order situations in the Kashmir Valley over the past few years, Monday h...

ZEO suspended for violating MCC

21/05/2019
JAMMU, May 20: A Zonal Education Officer was Monday placed under suspension for violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in Rajouri district, officials ...

It’s time for annulment of Article 370 and 35A: Raina

21/05/2019
Jammu, May 20: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravinder Raina demanded that Article 370 and 35A of the constitution should be repealed at the ear...

NDA leaders to meet on Tuesday

21/05/2019
NEW DELHI, May 20: Top leaders of the BJP-led NDA will meet over dinner on Tuesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah expe...

Congress workers reject exit polls, say results will be different

21/05/2019
NEW DELHI, May 20: Exit polls painted a grim picture for the Congress but party workers remain unfazed, asserting that the results on May 23 would no...

Rupee records biggest gain in 2 months after exit poll results

21/05/2019
MUMBAI, May 20: The rupee Monday appreciated by 49 paise, the biggest single-day gain in two months, to close at 69.74 against the US dollar followin...

India adopts new measurement unit for Kilogram, Kelvin, mole, ampere

21/05/2019
NEW DELHI, May 20: Filling up your car's fuel tank, checking your blood pressure, navigating using a GPS - daily tasks like these, which have a signi...

Swaraj to attend SCO Foreign Minister’s meet

21/05/2019
NEW DELHI, May 20: External Affairs Minister SushmaSwaraj will attend the two-day long foreign ministers' meet of the Shanghai Cooperation Organizati...

Man killed over land dispute in Reasi

21/05/2019
JAMMU, May 20: A 64-year-old man was killed by five persons over a land dispute in Reasi district, police said on Monday. Five persons have been arre...

Intense backlash after Vivek Oberoi posts ‘disgusting’ meme; NCW sends him notice

21/05/2019
NEW DELHI, May 20: Actor Vivek Oberoi on Monday faced intense social media backlash, including by fellow actors who called him out for posting a "dis...

Exit polls predict another term for Modi, some forecast 300 plus seats for NDA

20/05/2019
New Delhi, May 19: Most exit polls Sunday forecast another term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with some of them projecting that BJP-led NDA will ...

LS polls come to close; over 61 pc voting recorded in last phase

20/05/2019
NEW DELHI, May 19: Voting for the marathon seven-phased LokSabha elections came to a close on Sunday as over 61 per cent turnout was recorded in the ...

BSF officer injured in Pak shelling along LoC in Poonch

20/05/2019
JAMMU, May 19: A BSF officer was injured in the cross-border shelling by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, offici...

Magisterial probe ordered in Bhaderwah violence, curfew continues for 4th day

20/05/2019
Jammu, May 19: Authorities Sunday ordered a time-bound magisterial probe into the death of a man in firing and subsequent violence here, which prompt...

World News

Indians, Chinese, other Asian countries reluctant to use public transport: Study

10/05/2019
NEW DELHI, MAY 9: People in India, China and other Asian countries are reluctant to use public transport, according to a study which urges urban plan...

Trump imposes fresh sanctions on Iran’s metal sectors, says revenues used to fund terrorism

10/05/2019
WASHNGTON, MAY 9: US President Donald Trump Wednesday imposed tougher-than-ever sanctions on Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum and copper sectors, a move ...

Refugees, asylum seekers harassed in Sri Lanka after Easter Sunday blasts

29/04/2019
Colombo, Apr 28: Nearly 1,600 refugees from about 15 countries, mostly from Pakistan, are facing threats and have been attacked in Sri Lanka followin...

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...

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Nitish targets Lalu, rubbishes claims about Prashant Kishor

20/05/2019
Patna, May 19: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday repudiated arch rival Lalu Prasad's claim that he had sent poll-strategist-turned politici...

3 Govt employees on poll duty die in HP; CM Thakur expresses grief

20/05/2019
Shimla, May 19: Three government employees have died due to different ailments while performing their poll duties in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, a ...

Mamata writes to EC hours before the final phase of polling

19/05/2019
Kolkata, May 18: Hours before the final phase of Lok Sabha polling, Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister wrote to the Election C...

CPI(M) leader stokes controversy with remark on purdah

19/05/2019
Kannur/Thiruvananthapuram, May 18: CPI-M leader M V Jayarajan kicked up a controversy in Kerala saying 'purdah' clad women should remove their veil i...

Every religion has its own terrorist: Haasan

17/05/2019
Chennai, May 17: Actor-politician Kamal Haasan, who is at the centre of a raging row over his Hindu extremist remarks, Friday said "every religion ha...

Cong questions PM’s silence on Pragya Thakur’s remarks on Godse

17/05/2019
New Delhi, May 17: Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on BJP leader Sadhvi Pragya's remarks desc...

Parking space for over 1,300 cars by year-end in Noida

17/05/2019
Noida (UP), May 17: Work is nearing completion on three underground parking lots in the city which will offer space to more than 1,300 cars to park b...

Water in Goa dams sufficient for over month

17/05/2019
Panaji, May 17: The Goa government Friday said even if the monsoon is delayed, the water storage in the reservoirs is enough to meet the drinking req...

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Govt polytechnic celebrates Annual Day

21/05/2019
JAMMU, May 20: Government Polytechnic, Bikram Chowk, celebrated its Annual day cum Prize distribution function with great enthusiasm and fervor here ...

Governing Body reviews functioning of SMVD Narayana Superspeciality Hospital Kakryal

21/05/2019
JAMMU, May 20: The 56th meeting of Governing Body of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital (SMVDNSH), Kakryal, was held here today...

Delegation of Hospital Development Fund Employees Association meets Governor

21/05/2019
Srinagar, May 20: A delegation of Hospital Development Fund Empl-oyees Association, J&K, led by its President Javed Telwani, met Governor Satya Pal M...

Scores of deputations, individuals meet Advisor at Jammu

21/05/2019
JAMMU, May 20: Advisor to Governor, K Skandan, today convened a public interaction programme in Jammu in which a number of deputations and more than ...

Army provides financial aid to economically weaker children

21/05/2019
Udhampur, May 20: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander Northern Command presented financial aid to 71 selected students from BPL category and remote a...

Sat inaugurates DV Ladies Garments

21/05/2019
JAMMU, May 20: A boutique cum Beauty parlor by the style 'DV Ladies Garments and Parlor' was inaugurated at Qasim Nagar area of Ward 28, Bakshi Nagar...

BJP’s interference in the affairs of ECI condemnable: Harsh

21/05/2019
JAMMU, May 20: Batting for restoration of autonomous character of ECI, Mr. Harsh Dev Singh JKNPP Chairman and Former Minister today accused the BJP ...

DDC Ramban inspects offices, holds public outreach camp at Neel Batoo

21/05/2019
RAMBAN, May 20: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Showkat Aijaz Bhat today conducted one day extensive tour of Neel area of Banihal besides ...

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Race to Race Course Road

21/05/2019
Most exit polls forecasted another term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with some of them projecting that BJP-led NDA will get more than 300 seats ...

Flouting Financial Code

20/05/2019
Creating immense difficulties for the Government, executing agencies and Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDOs) have been flouting Jammu and Kashmir ...

Keeping strict watch

19/05/2019
In order to ensure better vigilance administration there is a provision under Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance Commission Rules to appoint Chief Vig...

Failing to act seriously

18/05/2019
Last year, the Governor’s administration decided to frame a stringent law to keep check on Benami property transactions and accordingly a Bill was pr...

A major initiative

17/05/2019
Government has decided to revive the Special Operations Group (SOG) in 9 districts of Jammu region, which was disbanded during PDP-Congress coalition...

Plastic Pollution in Sanasar goes unabated

Tourist site struggling to survive

17/05/2019
Sanasar, which is known for its natural and verdant green beauty of pines, also known as 'Mini Gulmarg', but the beautiful tourist site has been stru...

Remaining confined to official order

16/05/2019
In order to mitigate the hardships being faced by the people living in the vicinity of International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) due to she...

Posing great risk to health

15/05/2019
In sheer violation of the contract agreement, executing agency engaged by the National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHI...

Legal Section

Candidate in a selection process securing a merit position below wait listed candidate cannot lay any claim of selection: HC

18/05/2019
JAMMU, MAY 17: High Court holds that a candidate in a selection process securing a merit position below the wait listed candidate cannot lay any clai...

Make all airports accessible to differently abled: DB

16/05/2019
SRINAGAR, MAY 15: A Division Bench of state High Court Comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Tashi Rabstan while hearing Public Interest ...

Make all airports accessible to differently abled: DB

16/05/2019
SRINAGAR, MAY 15: A Division Bench of state High Court Comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Tashi Rabstan while hearing Public Interest ...

DB fixes July 22 for consideration of PIL on Highway ban

15/05/2019
SRINAGAR, MAY 14: In a Public Intrest Litigation filed by filed by Shah Faesal seeking quashment of Highway traffic ban, Division Bench of state H...

PIL on Flood: DB directs Secy PHE to appear along with flood action plan

15/05/2019
SRINAGAR, MAY 14: Division Bench of state High Court Comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and JusticeTashi Rabstan disappointed over the inertia t...

Court rejects bail in minor's rape case

14/05/2019
Jammu, May 13: Presiding Officer Fast Track Court Haq Nawz Zargar rejected the bail application of Ravi Rakwal allegedly involved in rape with 13 y...

HC takes serious note, attaches bank accounts of JAKFED

11/05/2019
JAMMU, MAY 10:In a contempt petition filed by Gurmeet Singh who was serving in JAKFED and retired four years back and cannot get retrial benfits, Jus...

High Court staff defers mass casual leave protest

10/05/2019
Jammu, May 9: On the assurance of Registrar General of J&K High Court, J&K High Court Staff Welfare Association has decided to defer the mass casual ...

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