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2 militants gunned down in 2 separate encounters

Militant involved in civilian killings gunned down in encounter in Pulwama

16/10/2021
Srinagar, Oct 15: Two militants, who were involved in the killing of a police officer and a civilian here, were killed in the two separate gunfights in Kashmir on Friday evening, police said. According to the police, one militant involved in the killing of Probationary Sub Inspector (PSI) Arshid Ahmad was killed by the security forces in the encounter at the Bemina area in Srinagar. The gunfight erupted on Friday evening during a cordon and search operation in the area which was jointly carried by Police and CRPF. "As a suspected spot was being cordoned, the gunmen fired upon the forces, ensuing the gunfight in which one terrorist was killed," a police officer said. Inspector General of Police, Vijay Kumar said the slain was involved in the killing of a probationary PSI in Srinagar. The PSI was killed on September 12. "Killer of martyr PSI Arshid killed in Bemina encounter," Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet, quoting the IGP. On September 12, a Jammu and Kashmir Police Probatio...

Centre committed to providing all possible support to make J&K power surplus: Singh

We are strengthening J&K’s power infrastructure which remained dilapidated for last several decades: LG

16/10/2021
Srinagar, Oct 15: The Centre is committed to providing all possible support to Jammu and Kashmir across generation, transmission and distribution seg...

I got opportunity to lead despite having no political, dynastic background or caste backing: Modi

16/10/2021
Surat, Oct 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he was given the opportunity to serve as chief minister of Gujarat and then as prime minis...

Terrorists resorting to targeted killings in Kashmir to bring back fear: RSS Chief

16/10/2021
Nagpur, Oct 15: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said terrorists were carrying out "targeted killings" in Jammu and Ka...

Lateral entry into Govt jobs taking place since 1960s: Jitendra

16/10/2021
New Delhi, Oct 15: Union minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said lateral entry into government jobs has been taking place since 1960s and its twin obj...

J&K records 51 new COVID-19 cases

16/10/2021
JAMMU, Oct 15: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 51 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Friday, taking the number of infected persons to 3,30,885 while no fresh deat...

Pak-sponsored elements making attempts to disrupt peaceful atmosphere: DGP

16/10/2021
Srinagar, Oct 15: Pakistan-sponsored elements are time and again making attempts to disrupt the growing peaceful atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir to d...

Will provide financial support to 7 new defence companies if required: Rajnath

16/10/2021
New Delhi, Oct 15: Seven new defence public sector undertakings, carved out of the erstwhile Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), were on Friday dedicated t...

President interacts with troops of Army’s Northern Command

16/10/2021
Udhampur, Oct 15: Reaching out to the Army's Northern Command troops looking after the operational area of Jammu and Kashmir, President Ram Nath Kovi...

Amit Shah to address public rally in Jammu on Oct 24

16/10/2021
Jammu, Oct 15: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a huge public rally on October 24, the first in the winter capital after the abrogation of ...

CSK defeats KKR to lift 4th IPL title

16/10/2021
Dubai, Oct 15: Faf du Plessis' 86-run knock backed up by a spirited bowling performance helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defeat Kolkata Knight Riders...

India has faced Covid crisis with resilience and fortitude: Sitharaman

16/10/2021
Washington, Oct 15: India has not only faced the COVID-19 crisis with great resilience and fortitude but has also played a major role and "walked the...

JCO, jawan martyred; two injured as gunfight breaks out in Poonch

15/10/2021
Jammu, Oct 14: One Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and a jawan were martyred and two soldiers suffered injuries when a fresh gunfight resumed betwe...

Terror being used as weapon by non-state actors: Rajnath

15/10/2021
New Delhi, Oct 14: Terrorism is being used as a weapon by “non-state actors and irresponsible states”, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursda...

Navratri at Vaishno Devi shrine concludes with culmination of special prayer

15/10/2021
Jammu, Oct 14: A special prayer, ‘Shat Chandi Maha Yagya’, marked the conclusion of Navratri festival at the famous shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi atop ...

Surgical strike sent strong message to world on terror: Shah

>>>>>If PM Modi had not won majority in 2019, then abrogation of Article 370, Ram Mandir would not have been made possible

15/10/2021
Panaji, Oct 14: Talking tough against Pakistan over terrorism, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said surgical strike carried out by India ...

Centre committed to improve J&K’s power scenario: Singh

15/10/2021
Srinagar, Oct 14: The Centre is committed to improve the power scenario in Jammu and Kashmir as the development of the Union Territory is high on the...

Metro Rail Project in J&K to be approved by next week; LPG Gas Pipeline for J&K to be given a top priority: Puri

15/10/2021
JAMMU, Oct 14: As part of ongoing 'Public Outreach Programme' in J&K, Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Housing & Urban Development, Sh...

President Kovind reaches Ladakh for celebrating Dussehra with troops

15/10/2021
Leh, Oct 14: Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh R K Mathur on Thursday welcomed President Ram Nath Kovind on his arrival in the Union Territory for celebr...

Cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Kupwara

15/10/2021
SRINAGAR, Oct 14: A cache of arms and ammunition was recovered in a joint operation carried out by the BSF and Jammu and Kashmir Police at Dardssun i...

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Citizen's Forum welcomes Finance Minister's statement

02/08/2020
JAMMU, Aug 1: Citizen's Forum welcome the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman when she said Banks cannot refuse credit to MSMEs under the emergency c...

Fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest surge in July, worst in recent days

02/08/2020
Brazil, AUG 1 : The number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest jumped 28% in July from a year ago, official data showed on Saturday, as some envir...

China condemns Germany’s Hong Kong extradition suspension

02/08/2020
China, aug 1: China has condemned Germany’s decision to suspend its extradition agreement with Hong Kong, accusing Berlin of a “serious breach of int...

UK PM honours Indian-origin dancer for online Bhangra classes during lockdown

02/08/2020
Brazil, AUG 1 : An Indian-origin dancer who transformed his dance classes into free Bhangracise sessions online to help people stay fit during the co...

James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

02/08/2020
New York, aug 1: News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch’s son James is resigning from the family-controlled publisher’s board over content appearing in its...

Mexico's COVID-19 death toll now world's 3rd highest

02/08/2020
Mexico, aug 1: With a total of 46,688 fatalities, Mexico now accounts for the world's third highest number of coronavirus fatalities in the world, a...

US tightens the screws on Beijing, restricts visas for Chinese officials

27/06/2020
WASHINGTON, JUNE 27: The United States is imposing visa restrictions on current and former Chinese officials responsible for “eviscerating” the freed...

Tokyo enters phase 2, reopens schools, more businesses

02/06/2020
TOKYO, JUNE 1: Tokyo entered phase two of its de-escalation on Monday with public schools reopening after a three-month closure and a larger number ...

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Centre developing infrastructure near farms for benefit of small, medium farmers: Tomar

03/09/2021
New Delhi, Sept 2: The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said the central government is developing ...

Delhi HC notice to Centre on plea challenging appointment of NCISM Chairman

03/09/2021
New Delhi, Sept 2: The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and others on a petition challenging the appointment of the Chairman ...

SC to hear petitions seeking to initiate contempt of court against RBI Governor Shaktikant Das

03/09/2021
New Delhi, Sept 2: Supreme Court on Thursday is set to hear a batch of petitions seeking to initiate contempt of court proceedings against the RBI Go...

Delhi Court pulls upp police for failure to conduct proper probe in north-east violence, releases Tahir Hussain’s brother Shah Alam, 2 others

03/09/2021
New Delhi, Sept 2: Karkardooma Court on Thursday has discharged Tahir Hussain's brother Shah Alam and said that when history will look back at the wo...

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre on plea filed by telecom watchdog for whistleblower’s alleged harassment

03/09/2021
New Delhi, Sept 2: The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Centre on an application filed by telecom watchdog alleging that the whistleblower has b...

VHP chief lauds Allahabad HC’s observation on the cow, says it’s erudite

03/09/2021
New Delhi, Sept 2: The issue of cow protection was more important to Mahatma Gandhi than Swaraj and when the majority community has such a belief, wh...

Madras HC directs state Govt to only use native bull breeds in Jallikattu

03/09/2021
Madras, Sept 2: Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Tamil Nadu government to permit only native breeds of bulls to participate in Jallikattu e...

Rashtra Manch demands restoration of statehood to J&K by year-end

12/08/2021
New Delhi, Aug 11: Rashtra Manch, a political action group established by former Union minister Yashwant Sinha, on Wednesday demanded that Prime Mini...

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Union Power Minister visits Gurez

16/10/2021
BANDIPORA, Oct 15: Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy R K Singh on Friday visited Gurez where he visited the Dam Site of Kishengan...

Modi Govt will not leave any promise unfulfilled in J&K: Kavinder

16/10/2021
JAMMU, Oct 15: Welcoming the statement made by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri over the approval of Metro Rail Project in J&K, senior BJP leader Ka...

Justice UU Lalit flags off Rally “Ride for legal Awareness”

16/10/2021
JAMMU, Oct 15: Mr. Justice U.U. Lalit, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Executive Chairman, NALSA, today flagged off a Rally "Ride for legal Aware-n...

Chief Secretary reviews arrangements to mitigate dengue outbreak

Directs to take all necessary measures for dengue’s containment and treatment

16/10/2021
SRINAGAR, Oct 15: The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired a meeting to review the medical preparedness in mitigating dengue breakout ...

Yudhvir pays rich tributes to Martyred JCO, soldier; says Nation stands with their families

16/10/2021
JAMMU, Oct 15: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Party's Vice President J&K, Yudhvir Sethi paid rich tributes to two soldiers including ...

SNA supports presentation of ‘Mata Ki Kahani’ in Navratra Festival-2021

16/10/2021
Katra, Oct 15: Two exclusive performances of most befitting show, the ultimate attraction of Navratra Festival-2021, 'Mata Ki Kahani' were staged her...

Amit Shah to address massive public rally in Jammu on October 24: Raina

16/10/2021
Jammu, Oct 15: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a huge public rally in Jammu on 24th October at ground adjoining 4th Bridge, Bhagwati Nagar...

Gruesome murder at Singhu border alarming: Chugh

16/10/2021
Chandigarh, Oct 15: BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh today said the gruesome murder of an innocent person at the Singhu border clearly est...

OP-ED News

Dealing with stubble burning

16/10/2021
The air quality index (AQI) on October 13 was 171. It falls under the ‘moderate’ category of 101-200 AQI. The index has jumped from the ‘satisfactory...

Earthquake: Causes and Precautions

16/10/2021
Earthquake i.e. the slightest shaking of the earth causes shivering in the human mind. This don't give them a chance to recover and in the blink of ...

The deathly spell

15/10/2021
Neither the AAP nor the BJP or any of the fringe religious outfits thought of politicising the festivals. This time around, the pandemic situation ha...

The Emergence and Evolution of High Courts in India before Constitution Of India came into effect

15/10/2021
The history of High Courts in India traces back to the period of British Raj. The Britishers came to India as traders but soon established foothold o...

Fresh wave of insecurity

14/10/2021
The year started with the killing of a famous Punjabi jeweller in the heart of Srinagar. It was followed up with the killing of the son of a Dhaba ow...

Who is to shed tears on the death of a ‘Bihari’?

14/10/2021
The valleys of Kashmir are once more turning red with the blood of innocent people. There, from native Kashmiri chemist Makhan Lal Bindra to poverty-...

Emerging and viable career options

14/10/2021
Around 35 percent of Indian Population comprises youth, many of them are clueless on what to choose as a career option. The fact is that traditional ...

Energy crunch

13/10/2021
In August 2021, India consumed 124 billion units of power, an escalation of 17 per cent over 2019. India's coal imports in the last two months fell b...

Legal Section

DB stays termination of employee

10/10/2021
Jammu, Oct 9: A Division Bench of Jammu & Kashmir High Court Comp-rising Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice stayed the termination employee post...

HC stays Tribunal’s order setting-aside No Confidence Motion against President Arnia MC

10/10/2021
Jammu, Oct 9: Justice Sindhu Sharma of Jammu & Kashmir stayed the order of Special Tribunal Jammu whereby Special Tribunal Set-aside the No Confidenc...

Contract killer awarded lifer

01/10/2021
SRINAGAR, Sep 30: The Court of Principal Sessions Judge Kulgam, Presided over by Mr. Tahir Khurshid Raina, awarded life imprisonment to an accused na...

Court awards 10 years RI to Narco Sumuggler

30/09/2021
Jammu, Sep 29: Principal Sessions Judge Ramban Haq Nawaz Zargar today awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment and fine Rs 1 lac fine to Abid Ahmed Sof...

Court rejects bail plea in fake appointment scam

28/09/2021
Jammu, Sep 27: Additional Sessions Judge Srinagar Masarat Roohi rejected the bail application of one Abdul Majid Dar who duped innocent people of lac...

Court directs DC to attach property of National Garage

25/09/2021
Jammu, Sep 24: Chief Judicial Magistrate Jammu Amarjeet Singh Langeh today directed Deputy Commissioner Jammu of to attach the property of National G...

FIR lodged on directions of CM of J&K quashed by HC

24/09/2021
HIGH COURT OF JAMMU & KASHMIR AND LADAKH AT JAMMU Reserved on 12.08.2021 Pronounced on: 22.09.2021 CRMC No. 383/2018 Sushil Pandit …..Appella...

Court grants relief to KP Migrant, releases account of Relief Commissioner

23/09/2021
Jammu, Sept 22: Presiding Officer Commercial Court grants relief to Kashmir Pandit Migrant by releasing the account of Releif Commissioner. This sign...

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