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BSF jawan, girl killed as Pak shells villages in Arnia, Ramgarh sectors

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: A teenage girl and a BSF jawan were killed while six others injured as Pakistan Rangers heavily shelled Border Out Posts and villages along the International Border in three sectors of Jammu and Samba districts, a BSF officer said today. The Pakistan Rangers opened fire and shelled areas along the IB in in R S Pura, Arnia and Ramgarh sectors since 2100 hours last night. They targeted over a dozen Border Out Posts (BoPs) in three sectors throughout the night, he said, adding BSF troops gave a befitting reply by carrying out effective retaliation. A police officer said Pakistani troops targeted over 20 hamlets along the IB. The firing and shelling continued till 0645 hours and is going on intermittently when reports last came in, they said. In the shelling, a BSF jawan and a 17-year-old girl were killed while five civilians and a BSF jawan were injured and have been hospitalised, they said. The jawan was identified as Head Constable A Suresh of 78 battalion of t...

Asked commanders to retaliate Pak fire with full force: Sharma

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: BSF chief K K Sharma today asked field commanders along the Indo-Pak border to "retaliate with full force" any enemy fire, saying the ...

Judge files quashing petition against FIR

Sub Judge files CD in sealed cover to expose blackmail by complainant

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: In the much publicised case of a Sub Judge against whom the Janipur Police has registered an FIR for cheating and rape, the accuse...

Body of missing 8-yr-old girl found

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: The police has found the body of an eight-year-old girl, who was missing for the last one week, in Kathua district. The girl's bo...

Opposition stages walkout over killing of minor girl

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: The opposition members today staged a walkout from the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over the suspected killing of an eight-year-old ...

MLC Ambardar corners Govt on encroachments

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: BJP MLC Surinder Ambardar today cornered the Mehbooba Mufti government in the Legislative Council over the alleged encroachment of lan...

Govt forcefully defending State’s position on Art 35A: Haq

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq today reiterated that the government is forcefully defending JK's stated position on Articl...

AE, JE suspended

19/01/2018
REASI, Jan 18: Additional District Development Commissioner Ramesh Chander today ordered suspension of one Assistant Engineer and one Junior Engineer...

Over 11,000 stone pelters arrested in last 2 yrs

213 militants killed in 2017; 149 weapons snatched, 90 arrested

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: As many as 11,290 stone pelters have been arrested during last two years in Jammu and Kashmir and were later released on bail, the...

GST on 29 items, 54 services cut; return filing to be simpler

19/01/2018
NEW DELHI, Jan 19: The all-powerful GST Council today cut tax rate on 29 goods, including second-hand vehicles, confectionery and bio-diesel, while v...

CJI meets four senior-most SC judges, discuss work allocation

19/01/2018
NEW DELHI, Jan 18: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today held a second meeting with four senior-most Supreme Court judges in three days and discus...

NIA charges Hafeez, Salahuddin, Hurriyat leaders with sedition

19/01/2018
NEW DELHI, Jan 18: A charge sheet was filed today against 12 people by the NIA including Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed and Hizbul Mujahideen head...

Indo-Israel friendship is a match made in heaven: Netanyahu

19/01/2018
MUMBAI, Jan 18: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday termed his country's partnership with India as one "made in heaven", which rest...

IED defused in Doda

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was detected and defused in Doda district, police said here today. The IED weighing around 10-12...

Modi-Bibi fly kite, hold roadshow in Guj to cement Indo-Israel ties with friendship

Making efforts for innovation-friendly systems: Modi; Israel and India can do more together: Netanyahu

18/01/2018
AHMEDABAD, Jan 17: Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu flew kites, led a roadshow and spoke effusively about their friendship during...

Details regarding Kawa’s arrest being collected: Govt

18/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 17: The Government today informed the House that the details regarding arrest of Bilal Ahmad Kawa are being collected. Responding to a po...

Oppn walks out from Assembly after Speaker claims security protocol breach

18/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 17: Opposition National and Congress members today staged a brief walkout from the assembly as MLAs, cutting across party lines, raise...

Impart proper training to all stakeholders dealing with Juvenile Justice: Justice Magray

18/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 17: Chairman, Juvenile Justice Committee, High Court of J&K, Justice Ali Mohammad Magray today stressed on imparting proper training t...

People in Kashmir are getting tired of militancy: Army Chief

Don’t see serious trouble, but forces ready for any exigency: Gen Rawat on Doklam

18/01/2018
NEW DELHI, Jan 17: The people in Kashmir have realised that it is very difficult to secede from India and they are also getting tired of militancy, A...

Pak troops fire at LoC posts in Poonch; Army Captain injured

18/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 16: Pakistani troops opened fire at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district today, injuring an Army Captain, offic...

World News

Time for change in Iran: Trump

02/01/2018
Washington, Jan 1: US President Donald Trump today said it is "time for change" in Iran which is "failing at every level", as the nationwide deadly p...

China showcases jet fighters on South China Sea island

04/12/2017
Beijing, Dec 3: China has showcased its J-11B jet fighters in the disputed South China Sea islands as Beijing seeks to consolidate its hold over the ...

North Korea says it is nuclear state with US in missile strike range

30/11/2017
Seoul: North Korea said Wednesday it had achieved its goal of becoming a nuclear state after successfully testing a new intercontinental ballistic mi...

I like Hafiz Saeed a lot, support JuD, LeT for waging ‘jihad’ in Kashmir: Pervez Musharraf

30/11/2017
Islamabad: Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has once again expressed his fondness for Jamaat-ud Dawah (JuD) chief and Mumbai terror ...

Trump applauds Ivanka for promoting women entrepreneurs in India

30/11/2017
Washington: US President Donald Trump has applauded his daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump for promoting women entrepreneurs during her ongoing visit ...

Cops foil attack on school in Australia, 2 teenagers arrested

30/11/2017
SYDNEY: Two teenagers have been charged with planning an attack at a school in Australia using guns and explosives in an act police Wednesday alleged...

US will not tolerate Pak providing safe havens to terrorists: Haley

02/11/2017
Washington, Nov 1: The US will not tolerate Pakistan providing safe havens to terrorists, America's envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has said and backed t...

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

24/09/2017
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...

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4 notorious drug peddlers arrested, Huge consignment of drugs recovered

18/01/2018
Srinagar, Jan 17: Jammu and Kashmir Police while continuing its drive "War against Drugs", has arrested four drug peddlers in Safa Kadal and Soura ar...

HC questions need of committees for Govt to do its work

18/01/2018
New Delhi, Jan 17: The Delhi High Court today questioned the need to set up "elaborate committees" for the government to do its work. "Does the gover...

Court dismisses octogenarian’s plea for treatment of son

15/01/2018
New Delhi, Jan 14: A court here has dismissed the plea of an octogenarian man to direct Delhi Police to take his 39-year-old son to a government hosp...

11 killed as truck rams into autorickshaw in Jharkhand

15/01/2018
Gumla (Jharkhand), Jan 14: A speeding truck today ploughed into an autorickshaw on National Highway 43 here, killing 11 people and injuring five, pol...

Isolated in AAP, but not willing to quit: Kumar Vishwas

15/01/2018
New Delhi, Jan 14: After being denied a seat in Parliament, senior AAP leader Kumar Vishwas finds that he is being increasingly isolated in the party...

Axelsen hands Bengaluru Blasters edge in PBL final

15/01/2018
Hyderabad, Jan 14: World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen demolished Sai Praneeth in his Trump match to give Bengaluru Blasters a crucial edge over Hyderabad Hun...

Intense cold spell continues in north India

15/01/2018
New Delhi, Jan 14: A cold wave continued to sweep parts of north India with the minimum temperature remaining under the freezing point in Kashmir and...

Foreign national held for carrying forged travel papers

15/01/2018
Maharajganj (UP), Jan 14: A Central African Republic national was arrested here while trying to cross over to Nepal on fake visa documents, a senior ...

Local

Jammu University lifts Silver Rolling Trophy at the 3rd Annual North Zone Inter-University Declamation Contest

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: At the 3rd Annual North Zone Inter-University Decla mation Contest which was organized by the Depart ment of Students Welfare, Univers...

Zulfkar discusses modalities for vocational training of tribal youth in health sector

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today convened a meeting of ...

Two Drug Peddlers arrested alongwith 30 Kgs Poppy Straw

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: In continuation to operation Sanjeevani, a special drive against drugs launched by Jammu Police a success was achieved by Pacca Danga ...

“Banam-e-Taqi Abedi” released by VC JU

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: Prof. R.D. Sharma, Vice Chancellor of University of Jammu today released a book titled "Banam-e-Taqi Abedi" in the Prof. Gian Chand J...

Sensitizing, safeguarding women rights is Govt’s top priority: Nayeema

19/01/2018
KATHUA, Jan 18: In continuation with its public outreach programme, the J&K State Commission for Women in association with National Commission for Wo...

Ministers, MLAs fighting for their own loaves and fishes: Harsh

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: Rather than espousing the cause of the common man and other aggrieved sections of society in the Legislative Assembly, the mandated le...

Ganga tours Border firing effected villages

19/01/2018
SAMBA, Jan 18: The Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash today toured border villages Mahal Sahan, Jhar, Keso and Kamore camp of Ramg...

Sham visits GMC Jammu, meets cross border firing victims

19/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 18: Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary today evening visited Government Medical College & Hospital (GMC&H)...

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Legal Section

HC quashes FIR in rape case

18/01/2018
Jammu, Jan 16: In a petition filed by Vinay Verma seeking quashment of FIR NO 116/2014 for offences under Section 376/506 RPC registered with Police ...

Process of selection of ReT needs to be made on the basis of Revenue Villages: HC

17/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 16: J&K High Court while allowing the writ petition, seeking to quash the selection of Private Respondent Rashi Sharma directed the Offici...

CJM rejects bail in rape case

16/01/2018
JAMMU Jan 15: Chief Judicial Magistrate Jammu Ashwani Sharma rejected the bail application of Shfiat Hussain. S/o Fazilat Hussain, R/o Som Kari Trall...

HC stays order to remove SKIMS Director

12/01/2018
Srinagar, Jan 11: Justice MK Hanjura today in a petition filed by Dr. A.G. Ahanger, stayed the order of GAD whereby Dr. A.G. Ahanger, Director, SKIMS...

DB directives in Contempt regarding facilities for cancer patients

11/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 10: In a contempt petition filed by AV Gupta in public interest litigation regarding direction to the State to provide basic health facili...

PIL regarding better facilities in Hospitals

DB directs Com/Secy to file affidavit or appear in person

10/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 9: In a Public Interest Litigation regarding better facilities in Govt Hospital, A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Chief Jus...

One year imprisonment to two thieves

05/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 4: Munsiff Jammu Aarti Devi today awarded one impriosnment to Hira LalS/o Dharam Pal and Sonu Kumar S/o Valayati Ram both resident of vill...

HC quashes departmental enquiry against constable

04/01/2018
JAMMU, Jan 3: In a significant Judgment Justice Alok Aradhe of Jammu & Kashmir High Court (Jammu Wingh) quashed orders whereby the revision petition ...

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