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NEED TO MOVE TOGETHER TO FULFIL THE DREAM OF A STRONG AND INCLUSIVE NATION; SEEKS OPPOSITION SUPPORT FOR PASSAGE OF TRIPLE TALAQ BILL;

26/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought the support of Congress and other opposition parties for the passage of the Triple Talaq Bill in Parliament. Replying to the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President for his address to the joint session of Parliament, Modi also said that the Bill should not be linked to any community. "Congress had many opportunities. But they did not utilise it. It failed to bring Uniform Civil Code or protect Muslim women when the Supreme Court gave an opportunity through the Shah Bano case. They failed to utilise it," he said in Lok Sabha. Modi said the government has brought the Triple Talaq Bill and Congress has another opportunity to correct its mistakes. "We do not need to link it to any community," Modi said while seeking the support of Congress and other opposition parties on the Bill. He also read out a quote purportedly by a Congress leader that "if they (Muslims) want to live in the gutter, let them be". Congres...

Sex racket busted in Rajouri, 2 women among three held

26/06/2019
JAMMU, Jun 25: Two women and a man have been arrested by J&K Police in Rajouri after busting a sex racket with the woman running the racket is on...

Terror, H-1B, Iran oil to top agenda of Jaishankar-Pompeo meet

26/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 25: Terrorism, H1B visas, trade and the situation arising out of US sanctions on buying oil from Iran, will be among a host of issues ...

Over 700 terrorists killed in J&K in last three years: Govt

26/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 25: More than 700 terrorists have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir over the last three years, the Home Ministry said on Tuesday. A to...

Assam police arrests man from Kashmir for obscene remark on FB on slain CRPF man’s wife

26/06/2019
GUWAHATI, Jun 25: Assam Police has arrested a person from Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir for allegedly posting an obscene comment on Facebook on the wid...

After brief respite, Jammu sizzles at 39.8 deg C

26/06/2019
JAMMU, Jun 25: After a brief respite, the mercury rose several notches in winter capital, Jammu, on Tuesday, with the maximum temperature settling at...

Sindhu Darshan Festival’s 23rd edition underway in Leh

26/06/2019
LEH, Jun 25: The 23rd edition of the Sindhu Darshan Festival kicked off at Sindhu Ghat Shey in Leh on Monday. Skyabje Choskyong Palga Rinpoche inaug...

Modi to hold bilaterals with Trump, Macron on G20 sidelines

26/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold about 10 bilateral meetings, including with US President Donald Trump and French President ...

Masoodi demands Assembly polls, meaningful dialogue

26/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 25: National Conference Member Hasnain Masoodi on Tuesday called for a meaningful dialogue to resolve the Jammu and Kashmir issue and ...

3 school children killed as dumper falls into river in Ramban

26/06/2019
JAMMU, Jun 25: Three schoolchildren were killed while one more was missing after a dumper they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into ...

Nirmala Sitharaman among 100 most influential in UK power list

26/06/2019
LONDON, Jun 25: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is among the 100 most influential women driving the UK-India relationship forward alongside one o...

Resignation of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya raised in LS

26/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 25: Raising the issue of resignation of RBI's Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, Kerala Congress (M) MP Thomas Chazhikadan Tuesday alleged...

PM resorted to ‘old evading tactics’ to hoodwink common people: Cong

26/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 25: The Congress on Tuesday panned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reply to the Motion of Thanks to the President's address, alleging t...

Editor of Kashmir daily gets bail within hours of arrest, JK Police left red-faced

26/06/2019
SRINAGAR, Jun 25: The Jammu and Kashmir Police was left red-faced Tuesday after a local court granted bail to a senior editor within hours of arrest ...

334 soldiers killed from 2016-18 in areas where AFSPA is in force: Govt

25/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 24: As many as 334 soldiers were killed from 2016 to 2018 in areas where the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is in force, Defe...

Bill on Jammu & Kashmir Reservation introduced in LS

25/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 12: People living along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir will get benefits of reservation in direct recruitment, pro...

Talks must be held with Hurriyat leaders: Farooq

25/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 24: Two days after Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said that Hurriyat leaders were ready for talks wi...

Return ‘our old India’ with a culture of love; keep your ‘New India’ where humans are afraid of humans: Azad

25/06/2019
NEW DELHI, Jun 24: Tearing into the BJP-led, government, Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Monday said under the 'New India', humans are afraid of h...

Additional central paramilitary forces made available this time for Amarnath Yatra: IGP

#10 ultras active in Kishtwar

25/06/2019
JAMMU, Jun 24: Additional central paramilitary forces have been made available to Jammu and Kashmir this year to ensure peaceful pilgrimage to the 3,...

Security strengthened at Jammu Railway Station ahead of Amarnath Yatra

25/06/2019
JAMMU, Jun 24: The security in and around the Jammu Railway Station was strengthened ahead of the commencement of annual Amarnath Yatra and a senior ...

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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BSP demands electoral reforms, ballot paper

26/06/2019
New Delhi, Jun 25: The Election Commission came under sharp criticsm from the BSP and TMC in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, with its members demanding elect...

Another bike taxi fraud busted in Noida, 3 held

25/06/2019
Noida (UP), Jun 24: With the arrest of three employees of a transport firm accused of cheating, the Noida Police on Monday blew the lid off another p...

BJP delegation visits Bhatpara, claims police firing killed 2

23/06/2019
Kolkata, Jun 22: A three-member BJP delegation visited the trouble-torn Bhatpara area in West Bengal on Saturday and alleged that it was due to polic...

Process to recruit village volunteers on June 24

23/06/2019
Amaravati, Jun 22: The Andhra Pradesh government will spend Rs 1,200 crore per annum to employ about four lakh volunteers from villages to take the b...

Make process for new water connections simpler: Kejriwal to DJB

23/06/2019
New Delhi, Jun 22: Chief Minister and Delhi Jal Board chairman Arvind Kejriwal Saturday directed officials to make the process for getting new water ...

Former Thane corporator held for firing at man

23/06/2019
Thane, Jun 22: A former Shiv Sena corporator, Mang-esh Wagh, was Saturday arrested in Maharashtra's Thane district for allegedly firing at a man who ...

Teacher cannot be blamed for student’s suicide: HC

22/06/2019
Chennai, Jun 21: The Madras High Court Friday ruled that teachers cannot be held responsible for the suicide of students pulled up by them for commit...

Water to be ferried to Chennai by train from Jolarpet, says CM

22/06/2019
Chennai, Jun 21: Water starved Chennai is all set to get some relief as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Friday said 10 million litres would b...

Local

Court rejects bail in attempt to murder case

26/06/2019
JAMMU, JUNE 25: Sub-Registrar Jammu Smriti rejected the bail application of one Ashwani Kumar S/O Late Munshi Ram R/O Peer Mitha, Jammu allegedly in...

Mayor visits dumping site at Kot Bhalwal

26/06/2019
JAMMU, JUNE 25: Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor Jammu Municipal Corporation alongwith Talat Mehmood Chief Transport Officer & other officers of various se...

Give 27 percent reservation to OBCs in J&K: Manjit

26/06/2019
Vijaypur, JUNE 25: Former Minister and District Congress President, Samba, Manjit Singh today appealed Other Backward Classes (OBC) to get ready for ...

A special meeting of BJP Mahila Morcha, BJP Yuva Morcha held

26/06/2019
Leh, JUNE 25: A special meeting of BJP Mahila Morcha and BJP Yuva Morcha was held to train the party's Executive Members in the recent party campaign...

DC Srinagar visits ancient Bala Devi temple at Balhama

26/06/2019
SRINAGAR, JUNE 25: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary Tuesday visited the Bala Devi temple at Balhama here and took a firsthand a...

Police recovers 500 grams of Heroin in Banihal

26/06/2019
JAMMU, JUNE 25: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, District Police of Ramban achieved another success by arre...

Army organises Volleyball match

26/06/2019
Jammu, JUNE 25: Indian Army conducted Volleyball Match for the youth of Arpinchla. The event witnessed a huge participation by youth from the loca...

Super 30 Fame joins hands with Aryans Group

26/06/2019
Jammu, JUNE 25: Renowned Mathematician and Super 30 Fame Sh. Anand Kumar has recently graced the Scholarship Mela organized by Aryans Group of Colle...

OP-ED News

No transparent procedure

26/06/2019
Finally, axe has fallen on all the need based workers who were engaged in the Jammu and Kashmir State Industrial Development Corporation Limited (SID...

Fulfilling mandate

25/06/2019
Notwithstanding the fact that it has to lay down policies and plans for disaster risk reduction and assess the preparedness of various Government dep...

Key provisions of State Litigation Policy

24/06/2019
Despite being aware of the fact that litigations against the State and its various agencies are burgeoning, the Government has failed to act on the k...

Checking illegalities, ensuring accountability

23/06/2019
Axe is all set to fall on several officers, who have been escaping the action since long, as Government has sought status of the enquiries pending in...

Strengthening the Panchayats

22/06/2019
In a significant decision aimed at strengthening the Panchayats, the State Government few days back announced its ambitious programme 'Back to the Vi...

Resentment among industrialists

21/06/2019
Notwithstanding the fact that it has crucial role to play in the implementation of the State Industrial Policy and giving necessary fillip to the ind...

Kidney Transplant Centre remains on papers

20/06/2019
Every year about 2000 kidney patients are referred from Super Speciality Hospital Jammu to either SKIMS Soura in Srinagar, PGI Chandigarh or AIIMS De...

Languishing projects yet to be completed

19/06/2019
Finally, people will start reaping the benefits of major initiative of the Governor's Administration as around 1730 languishing projects mostly relat...

Legal Section

Court rejects bail applications of two in murder case

21/06/2019
SRINAGAR, June 20: 4th Additional Sessions Judge Srinagar Haq Nawaz Zargar rejected bail applications Mohammad Waseem Bhat and Adil Bashir who w...

Court rejects bail applications of two in murder case

21/06/2019
SRINAGAR, June 20: 4th Additional Sessions Judge Srinagar Haq Nawaz Zargar rejected bail applications Mohammad Waseem Bhat and Adil Bashir who w...

Mamata, Mayawati, Stalin, among others to skip all-party meet convened by PM Modi today

20/06/2019
NEW DELHI, June 19: The meeting of party leaders across political parties, who have a lawmaker either in Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha, on Wednesday conv...

Awareness Camp on Yoga organized

20/06/2019
SAMBA, June 19:As part of the Pre Publicity activities being carried out in connection with the celebrations of 5th International Yoga day which is g...

Court rejects applications for discharge in ED Case

20/06/2019
JAMMU, June 19: CBI Judge Srinagar Mohan Singh Parihar rejected the applications of P. Z. Irshad Ahmad Qureshi, Irshad Ahmad Hajjam and Firdous Iqba...

Court reject pre-arrest bail of four real brothers in Criminal trespass case

19/06/2019
Jammu, Jun 18: Vacation Sessions Judge of Jammu, Additional Sessions Judge Jammu Tahir Kurshid Raina today rejected the bail application of four real...

HC directs respondents to treat petitioner notionally appointed as Lecturer GMC Srinagar from 2011

09/06/2019
JAMMU, JUNE 8: In a petition filed by Dr. Javed Ahmed Chachu challeneging the order of PSC whereby the claim of the petitioner was rejected. ...

Disposal of grievances during Governor's Rule

08/06/2019
SRINAGAR, JUNE 7: Since the imposition of Governor's Rule, during 20th June 2018 - 7th June 2019, the Grievance Cell (including Governor's Secretari...

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