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LOCKDOWNS SHOULD BE LAST RESORT: MODI

Urges states to convince migrants to stay put and protect their lives and livelihoods

21/04/2021
NEW DELHI, Apr 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asserted that lockdowns should be the "last resort" to deal with the raging COVID-19 pandemic, and sought to deliver a message to reassure the nation that his government was making all efforts to augment medical care as the country was again faced with a "big battle" against the virus. Modi also asked states to convince migrant workers, a large number of whom have begun leaving for their home states in distress following lockdowns in cities like Delhi and Mumbai, to stay put where they are with a guarantee that they will be vaccinated in the coming days and will also not lose their livelihoods. In his nearly 20-minute address to the nation, his first this year, the Prime Minister primarily focussed on the recent decisions taken by his government -- ranging from ramping up production and supply of oxygen and essential medicines besides making vaccine eligible for all adults, and also indicated the Centre's resolve to pay atte...

Admin imposes restrictions for COVID containment; orders rotational opening of shops

Govt defers Annual Darbar Move | extends night curfew to all 20 districts

21/04/2021
JAMMU, Apr 20: Amid a spike in the COVID-19 infections, the Jammu and Kashmir government has extended the night curfew in effect in the municipal...

Dr Jitendra tests positive for COVID-19

21/04/2021
NEW DELHI, Apr 20: Union minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and asked all those who came in contact with him...

Transporters calls for strike over Govt’s 50% passenger order

21/04/2021
JAMMU, Apr 20: The Transporters Welfare Forum (TWF) Tuesday called for a strike over fresh government order regarding 50% passenger movement in vehic...

Centre asks Union Territories to ramp up testing; augment lab, hospital infrastructure

21/04/2021
NEW DELHI, Apr 20: The Centre on Tuesday advised union territories to ramp up testing for COVID-19 and augment laboratory and hospital infrastructure...

J&K reports highest single day spike of 2,030 COVID-19 cases, 8 more fatalities

21/04/2021
JAMMU, Apr 20: Jammu and Kashmir recorded its highest single-day spike of 2,030 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, which includes 352 travellers, taking ...

Youth who inadvertently crossed into PoK handed over to India

21/04/2021
SRINAGAR, Apr 20: Pakistan Army on Tuesday handed over to the Indian authorities an 18-year-old youth who had inadvertently crossed the Line of Contr...

Traffic on J&K highway suspended due to landslide in Ramban

21/04/2021
JAMMU, Apr 20: Vehicular traffic was suspended on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday after a landslide hit the arterial road in the union territor...

Rajnath asks DPSUs, DRDO, OFB to provide oxygen, beds to state govts

21/04/2021
NEW DELHI, Apr 20: As India battles a massive spike in coronavirus cases, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday asked defence public sector under...

Govt's COVID-19 vaccine policy discriminatory: Rahul

21/04/2021
NEW DELHI, Apr 20: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the government over its vaccine policy, alleging it is discriminatory and that ...

CBI nabs insurance officers for seeking Rs 4.5 lakh bribe for settling accidental death claim

21/04/2021
NEW DELHI, Apr 20: The CBI has arrested a senior divisional manager and an administrative officer of the National Insurance Company Ltd for allegedly...

All above 18 eligible for COVID vaccine from May 1; 2.7 lakh more cases

20/04/2021
NEW DELHI, Apr 19: All above 18 years of age will be eligible for COVID vaccination from May 1 while private hospitals and states will be able to buy...

Former PM Manmohan Singh tests positive, admitted to AIIMS

20/04/2021
NEW DELHI, Apr 19: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AII...

UK PM cancels India; India added to travel ban

20/04/2021
LONDON, Apr 19: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his planned visit to India next week due to the coronavirus situation there, Downi...

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian

20/04/2021
SRINAGAR, Apr 19: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Mo...

J&K records 1,516 new cases, 6 deaths

20/04/2021
JAMMU, Apr 19: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday recorded 1,516 fresh COVID-19 cases, including 231 travellers, pushing the tally to 1,48,208, while si...

Vaccination biggest weapon in fight against COVID-19: Modi

20/04/2021
NEW DELHI, Apr 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that vaccination is the biggest weapon in the fight against coronavirus and urged the ...

Army cancels common entrance exam

20/04/2021
JAMMU, Apr 19: The Indian Army on Monday announced cancellation of a Common Entrance Examin-ation (CEE) scheduled for April 25 in Samba district for ...

Dr Jitendra announces DoPT’s fresh COVID guidelines

20/04/2021
NEW DELHI, Apr 19: In view of the unprecedented rise in the number of COVID-19 cases and to take measures to prevent its spread, Department of Person...

Govt. attaches KPDCL engineers for laxity in electric supply during Iftar, Sehri times

20/04/2021
JAMMU, APRIL 19: Taking serious note of laxity in electric supply during Iftar and Sehri times in Srinagar district, the Government today ordered att...

World News

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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Health

National

Scale up production capacity; Govt will provide all possible help: PM tells vaccine manufacturers

21/04/2021
New Delhi, Apr 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged vaccine manufacturers to continuously scale up their production capacity to inoculat...

Pakistan’s textile industry upset as Pak Govt rejects proposal to import cotton from India

03/04/2021
Karachi, Apr 2: Pakistan's struggling textile industry has voiced its disappointment after the Imran Khan government rejected a proposal to import co...

Mamata alleges BJP interfering in EC functioning

26/03/2021
Danton (WB), Mar 25: TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday charged the BJP with interfering in the functioning of Election Commission. The chief mi...

Ankita to lead Hyderabad Strikers in TPL

26/03/2021
Hyderabad, Mar 25: India's top ranked women's player Ankita Raina will lead the challenge of Hyderabad Strikers in the Tennis Premier League, to be h...

Plea in SC seeks to stop sale of various properties of Jagannath Temple in Odisha

26/03/2021
New Delhi, Mar 25: A petition was filed before the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Odisha government and the Shree Jagannath temple administra...

3 Bangladeshis move Delhi HC for permission to return their country

26/03/2021
New Delhi, Mar 25: Three Bangladeshi youths who were allegedly abducted from their country and brought here have approached Delhi High Court seeking ...

HC directs Delhi Govt to release outstanding amount to 3 MCDs

26/03/2021
New Delhi, Mar 25: The High Court on Wednesday directed Delhi Gover-nment to release the outstanding amounts due towards Basic Tax Assignment (BTA) t...

Cong desperate, might resort to politics to divide society: Jitendra

22/03/2021
Guwahati, Mar 21: The Congress, which faces an imminent defeat in the Assam polls, has become desperate and might resort to politics to divide the so...

Local

Div Com reviews developmental scenario in Rajouri district

21/04/2021
RAJOURI, Apr 20: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer today reviewed the developmental scenario of the Rajouri district here at a meeting ...

Corruption crosses all limits in J&K, none to take cognizance: Harsh

21/04/2021
Jammu, Apr 20: Alleging the prevalence of a deep rooted culture of patronized corruption in J&K, Mr. Harsh Dev Singh Chairman-JKNPP and former Minist...

Kavinder urges BJP workers to spread awareness about COVID-19, need to get vaccinated

21/04/2021
JAMMU, Apr 20: Former Deputy Chief Minister and senior BJP leader, Kavinder Gupta has impressed upon the BJP workers and activists throughout the Uni...

Bhalla releases Sandeep Rathore’s Bhajan, “Meri Maa Da Mandir”

21/04/2021
JAMMU, Apr 20: Former Minister and senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla on Monday released Bhajan Meri Maa Da Mandir on YouTube. The singer and lyrici...

Ravinder appeals people to help authorities in combating COVID-19

21/04/2021
JAMMU, Apr 20: Former MLC and senior Congress Leader Ravinder Sharma has termed the emerging covid-19 situation as very serious, due to the callous ...

Adequate oxygen available to combat any emergency: Rajan

21/04/2021
SRINAGAR, Apr 20: The entire government machinery is all set to combat the serious challenge caused by second wave of Covid-19 pandemic with all requ...

ADGP Security felicitates Inspector Anand

21/04/2021
JAMMU, Apr 20: Additi-onal Director General of Police Security, Dr. S. D. Singh has congratulated Inspector Rajesh Anand of Security Pool Jammu, for ...

DDC Chairperson reviews implementation of Agriculture & allied sector schemes in Udhampur

21/04/2021
UDHAMPUR, Apr 20: District Development Council, Chairperson, Udhampur, Lal Chand today convened a meeting with officers of different departments to...

OP-ED News

Not trusting assurances

21/04/2021
The workers know that they are returning to joblessness and penury, they say they prefer starving at home among their loved ones than be stranded in ...

Failing to set-up One Stop Centre

20/04/2021
Government of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has failed to establish effective 'One Stop Centre' in each district to provide integrated support...

An Education without Board Exams

20/04/2021
Traditional education is built around exams and test scores. Most teachers are evaluated based on their students' grades. The vast majority of teachi...

Again pouncing humanity

19/04/2021
The pandemic has changed everything and now outdoors is not about breathing freely in the open. Rather, most people now heave a sigh of relief when t...

How to Balance Study, Work, personal life

19/04/2021
There are three main parts of a student's life which consumes most of their time; study, work, and personal life. Study and work both can take up an ...

Why Muslims fast during Ramadan?

19/04/2021
Fasting during Ramadan is an Islamic rule and, therefore, Muslims fast a 29-30-day consecutive period per year. Ramadan is a time to practice self-re...

Participation of women in economy

18/04/2021
India, home to 0.65 billion women, has widened its gender gap from 66.8 per cent a year ago to 62.5 per cent this year. The decline is seen on multip...

Besan (Gram Flour) for glowing skin

18/04/2021
Besan or gram flour, an extremely cheap and easily available kitchen staple has been a part of age-old beauty remedies for gorgeous and flawless skin...

Legal Section

HC grants bail to petitioners in attempt to murder case, bail of main accused rejected

20/04/2021
HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU Bail App No. 16/2021 (O&M) Reserved on: 06.04.2021 Pronounced on: 12.04.2021 Muneera Begum and others ...

HC quashes notice for eviction of Modern Hotel

11/04/2021
Jammu, Apr 10: Justice Sanjeev Kumar of J&K High Court while deciding bunch of petitions, quashed the notices issued to the petitioners for eviction ...

Jammu Rohingyas to be deported only after following deportation procedure

10/04/2021
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION INTERLOCUTORY APPLICATION NO.38048 OF 2021 IN WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO.793 OF 2017 M...

CJM takes serious view against CB for not obeying court directions

10/04/2021
Jammu, Apr 9: Chief Judicial Magist-rate Jammu Amarjeet Singh Langeh today took serious view against Crme Branch for not obeying the court directions...

Court grants eight days police remand of arrested Militant

09/04/2021
Jammu, Apr 8: Special Judge NIA Sunit Gupta grants eight day police remand of Shaid Naveed who was arrested by the NIA today from Airport. Today NIA ...

HC dismisses Liquor Licenses’ Review Petitions

DB holds petitions beyond ‘scope of Review’

08/04/2021
HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU Reserved on 31.03.2021 Pronounced on 06.04.2021 RP No. 3/2012 CM No. 500/2021 1. Gagan Gupta and Oth...

DB directs Vice Chairman LAWDA to draw a complete scheme for management and development of Dal

06/04/2021
Srinagar, Apr 5: In a public Interest Litigation regarding for Dal Lake cleanliness, A Division Bench of Jammu & Kashmir High Court Comprising Chief ...

HC rejects anticipatory bail plea of lady, in dowry death case under section 304B IPC

FULL TEXT OF JUDGMENT On Dated: 23.03.2021

30/03/2021
HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU Pronounced On: 23.03.2021. Bail App No. 68/2021 CrLM No. 440/2021 Shilpa ....Applicant/Petitioner (...

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