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Modi takes ride in L&T-built howitzer, showcases Make in India in defence

20/01/2019
HAZIRA (Gujarat), Jan 19: Showcasing the success of Make in India in defence sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a ride in the L&T built K-9 Vajraself propelled howitzer here. "Checking out the tanks at L&T's Armoured Systems Complex in Hazira," Modi tweeted along with a 10-second video of him riding in it. After a gap of 30 years, the Indian Army recently inducted two howitzers including the K-9 Vajra howitzers that would take part in the Republic Day parade for the first time. The K9 Vajra-T has a range of 38 kilometers and is supplied by L&T in partnership with a South Korean firm. The contract for the K-9 Vajra was initiated after the Modi government came to power in 2014 and was completed in two years. (ANI)

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, flight operations disrupted

#Avalanche warning issued for 9 Kashmir districts

20/01/2019
Srinagar, Jan 19: Fresh snowfall in most parts of Kashmir disrupted flight operations at the airport here, officials said on Saturday. There was fre...

India, Czech Republic should mutually develop defence equipment: President

20/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 19: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said defence was a "key pillar" of relationship between India and Czech Republic as he calle...

I-T Dept to issue notice where cash transaction is above Rs 20,000 in property purchase

20/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 19: Be ready to receive the I-T Department's notice if you have made above Rs 20,000 cash transaction in a property purchase in Delhi....

Kidnapped minor girl recovered, one arrested

20/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 18: A minor girl, who was allegedly kidnapped by a man in Rajouri district, was recovered on Friday, the police said. The father of the 1...

Sapphire smuggler arrested

20/01/2019
BANIHAL, Jan 19: An alleged sapphire smuggler has been arrested and 63 pieces of the precious gemstone were recovered from his possession here, polic...

Newborn found dead in Kishtwar garbage dump

20/01/2019
KISHTWAR, Jan 19: A newborn baby girl was dead at a garbage dump here on Saturday, officials said. Sweepers of Municipal Committee Kishtwar found th...

Woman gives birth on road in Srinagar after hospital refuses to admit her, baby dies; probe ordered

20/01/2019
SRINAGAR, Jan 19: J&K Government on Saturday ordered an inquiry after a woman gave birth to a baby on a road as doctors at the Valley's premier mater...

Samba Rape Case: Sessions Court Samba lists Talib’s Bail application on Feb 2

20/01/2019
Samba, Jan 19: Sessions Judge Samba, Mr. M.K Sharma has fixed the hearing of Bail application of Talib Hussain in a rape case for Feb 2. Applicatio...

5 dead in avalanche in Ladakh, search continues for 7 missing

19/01/2019
Leh, Jan 18: Five people died after getting buried under snow while seven others are still missing on Friday after an avalanche hit three vehicles at...

Pak Rangers violate ceasefire along IB in Hiranagar sector

19/01/2019
Jammu, Jan 18: Pakistan Rangers Friday violated ceasefire by resorting to firing along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district, officials sa...

SC collegium considers names for HC judges clears 3

19/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 18: The Supreme Court collegium for appointment of judges in higher judiciary has considered the names of several advocates and judici...

J&K HC Judges, appointments: SC collegium defers one, recalls another and remits other recommendation of then J&K HC Collegium

19/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 18: Out of three recommendations for appointment as Judges to Jammu and Kashmir High Court the Supreme Court collegium has recalled on...

3 grenade attacks in Kashmir, no causalities reported

#Man arrested with grenade

19/01/2019
Srinagar, Jan 18: Ahead of Republic Day celebrations, militants carried out bomb attacks at three places in Jammu and Kashmir but no casualities were...

Farooq bats for regional autonomy

19/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 18: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Friday reiterated that his party was committed towards ensuring regional autonomy in Jam...

India aims ‘Top 50’ rank next year in ease of doing biz: Modi

19/01/2019
GANDHINAGAR, Jan 18: Prime Minister NarendraModi Friday said India is aiming at being in the list of top 50 countries next year in the 'ease of doing...

India-specific enhancements in Rafale plane to help achieve superiority over adversaries: Defence Ministry

19/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 18: Dismissing media reports suggesting that advancements sought by the Narendra Modi-government has shot the price of a Rafale planes...

Additional 100 MWs power for Kashmir

19/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 18: On the directions of the Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma, the Power Development Department today purchased an additional 100 M...

Son of BSF constable, dismissed for complaining about poor food, found dead

19/01/2019
CHANDIGARH, Jan 18: The 20-year-old son of a former BSF constable, who was sacked after he posted a video online complaining about poor quality food ...

SSB clears 76 withheld selection recommendations

19/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 18: The J&K Services Selection Board today cleared the release of withheld recommendations against various posts, in respect of 76 candida...

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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We failed in our protest over Sabarimala issue: BJP

20/01/2019
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19: The BJP Saturday admitted that its fight to protect the faith of devotees on the Sabarimala issue was 'not entirely succe...

Hazare asks youth to follow Gandhi’s principles

20/01/2019
Hyderabad, Jan 19: Social activist Anna Hazare Saturday asked the youth to follow Mahatma Gandhi's principles and said he adopted his ideas and dedic...

CM unveils TN start-up policy, focus on 1 lakh new jobs

20/01/2019
Chennai, Jan 19: Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday unveiled a start-up policy that aims to nurture 5,000 technology startups in Tamil Nadu and fu...

Manipuri man attacked in Munirka

20/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 19: A 28-year-old man who belongs to the northeast was injured after he was stabbed allegedly by unidentified men in an isolated area ...

Missing veterinary doctor found dead in Muzaffarnagar

13/01/2019
Muzaffarnagar (UP) Jan 12: A 45-year-old veterinary doctor was found dead at Morna town under Bhopa Police Station limits here on Saturday, officials...

Man killed after quarrel between two groups

13/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 12: A 25-year-old man was killed during an altercation that broke out after a group taunted a rival group's members about warming them...

Fisherman dies in firing, Coast Guard orders inquiry

13/01/2019
Paradip (Odisha), Jan 12: A fishing trawler driver was allegedly gunned down by Coast Guard personnel in sea off the Paradip coast, officials said Sa...

Francis Gurry lauds Ayushman Bharat health scheme

13/01/2019
New Delhi, Jan 12: Director General of World Intellectual Property Organisation Francis Gurry has praised the Centre's health scheme Ayushman Bharat ...

Local

Wetland Day: DERS holds awareness event for students

20/01/2019
UDHAMPUR, JAN 19: The Directorate of Environment and Remote Sensing (DERS), today organised a Symposium/Painting Competition on the topic "Role of We...

Ganai chairs BoDs meeting of SC, ST & BC Development Corporation

20/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 19:Advi sor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today chaired 39th meeting of the Board of Directors of Jammu & Kashmir Scheduled Castes, Sc...

Kishtwar: PMEGP district panel approves 35 cases

20/01/2019
KISHTWAR, JAN 19: District Level Task Force Committee for Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme( PMEGP) today cleared 35 cases at its 5th me...

Shah Faesal is a national asset, must rise above regional politics: Nizami

20/01/2019
NEW DELHI 19 JAN: Senior INC Leader, Salman Nizami while reacting on Shah Faesal's resignation and his entering the mainstream politics has tweeted t...

DEO Rajouri flags off SVEEP Express

20/01/2019
RAJOURI, JAN 19: District Election Officer, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today flagged off a SVEEP awareness van "SVEEP Express" here from Dak Banglow Rajou...

NABARD conducts training programme

20/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 19: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) organised a one day Capacity Building programme for members of Self Help ...

Saroori meets Governor

20/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 19:Sh. G. M. Saroori, former Minister and Ex-MLA, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Saroori apprised Governor ...

Like cinema, India is changing too: PM

20/01/2019
MUMBAI, Jan 19: Noting that Indian films which once focused on "helplessness" are now changing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that in to...

OP-ED News

Speed Up Construction of Bunkers

20/01/2019
The villagers living closer to the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch are scared of continuous shelling from across the border and alleged slow pace of ...

Utilization of available Funds

19/01/2019
Nearly Rs 29 crore funds under Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) of sitting Members of LokSabha and Rajya Sabha from Jammu ...

The Lethargic Approach

18/01/2019
Notwithstanding that the State was under spell of Governor and President's Rule for past six and half months now, the lethargic approach of the Admin...

Insufficient Funds for basic maintenance

17/01/2019
Fifty five monuments were declared State protected during the period between 1986 and 2013 while as 69 sites were declared Centrally Protected monume...

Steps to check corruption

16/01/2019
Though over two months have lapsed since the successful culmination of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) elections in Jammu and Kashmir yet the Government ha...

You are what you Eat: How Nutritious is your Food?

16/01/2019
They say “stop worrying about how much you eat, start focusing on what you intake!” Undoubtedly, health goals aren't easy to achieve. In fact, it dem...

Govt reluctant to initiate departmental proceedings

15/01/2019
In blatant violation of Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1956 and Jammu and Kashmir Government Employees ...

Checking delay in projects

14/01/2019
In order to give much-needed boost to the tourism promotion in Jammu and Kashmir, Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Tourism and ...

Legal Section

Court acquits alleged CRPF cop in forgery case

20/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 19: Principal Sessions Judge Jammu Vinod Chatterji Koul acquitted one Narinder Kumar S/o Rattan Lai R/o Rajwal, Tehsll Akhnoor A/P Ward No...

Court initiates proceedings against prosecutrix for perjury

18/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 17: Principal Sessions Judge Samba, MK Sharma, while acquitting an accused of kidnapping Sanjeev Kumar S/O Jankar Singh S/O Rakh Amb Tali...

Court awards 11 months imprisonment in attempt to forgery case

16/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 15: CJM Samba Ajay Gupta today awarded 11 months imprisonment to Sanjeev Kumar son of Subash Chander R/o Ward No. 8 Kathua Tehsil and Di...

Court rejects bail of 3 including Gram Sewak for forgery

15/01/2019
JAMMU JAN 14: CJM Samba Ajay Gupta rejected the bail applications of Gurdyal Chand, Charan Dass and Girdhari Lal is state Govt, employee and is ser...

Niki Tawi Violence case

Enquiry Officer seeks details of encroachers from DC, Ors

10/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 09: In a much publicized case of Niki Tawi Voilence when the JDA had gone to remove the illegal structures, a Suo-moto PIL was register...

HC dismisses bunch of petitions challenging selection in Finance Deptt

09/01/2019
JAMMU, JAN 8: Justice Rajesh Bindal of J&K High Court Jammu Wing dismisses bunch of petitions challenging selection of Inspectors in Finance Dept. ...

Court acquits charas smugglers

08/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 07: 2nd Additional Sessions Judge Jamu VS Bhou acquitted Asif Ismail Sheikh son of Ismail Sheikh resident of H.No. 75 Gali No. 1 P.S Naya...

Court acquits charas smugglers

08/01/2019
JAMMU, Jan 07: 2nd Additional Sessions Judge Jamu VS Bhou acquitted Asif Ismail Sheikh son of Ismail Sheikh resident of H.No. 75 Gali No. 1 P.S Naya...

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