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4 drug peddlers held with 15 kg heroin

JAMMU, Nov 24: Four people were arrested and over 15 kg of heroin and Rs 24 lakh cash was seized from them in Jammu . They were arrested during an anti-drugs operation yesterday. Rs 24,23,500 in cash and 15.3 kg of heroin was seized by a police team, Inspector General of Police (Jammu Zone) S D Singh Jamwal told reporters here. The total value of the seized heroine is more than Rs. 75 crores in international market. IGP Jammu Dr. S.D. Singh held a press conference at Police Control Room, Jammu. DIG JSK Range Rafeeq-ul-Hassan-IPS and SSP Jammu Vivek Gupta –IPS also attended the press conference. The IGP stated that 4 different FIRs have been registered at Police Stations Gandhi Nagar and Gangyal. The FIR Numbers are 218/2017 and 220/2017 U/S 8/21/22 of NDPS Act at Police Station Gandhi Nagar. The FIRs registered at Police Station Gangyal are 88/2017 and 89/2017 U/S 8/21/22 of NDPS Act. The IGP further added that the four accused arrested in FIR numbers 218 and 220 are Rakesh Kuma...

Sharma visits Jagti camp; listens to problems


JAMMU, Nov 24: The Centre's special envoy on Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, today visited Jagti area here, the largest township of the displaced Kash...

LeT terrorist arrested

SRINAGAR, Nov 24: Security forces today arrested a Pakistani militant belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) from a forest area in Kupwara district, ...

Panchayats key to women's political empowerment: Farooq

JAMMU, Nov 24: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah today asked women to gear up for the panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir, saying 33...

Demonetisation helped in curbing stone-pelting: DGP

JAMMU, Nov 24: DGP S P Vaid in an event here attributed the dip in stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir to demonetisation and said the move had also he...

Coldest Nov night in decade in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, Nov 24: The night temperature in Srinagar continued its downward spiral with the city experiencing the coldest November night in a decade. ...

Drabu calls on RBI Gov, discusses issue of stressed business loans in JK


MUMBAI, Nov 24: Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu called on the RBI Governor, Dr Urjit Patel here today to discuss the issues of business, tr...

Saeed rearticulating agenda of terrorists thriving in Pak: MHA

NEW DELHI, Nov 24: Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's comments on Kashmir are nothing but rearticulation of the agenda of terrorists who have "th...

Congress wants to break Army's morale, says Sitharaman

AHMEDABAD, Nov 24: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today attacked the Congress, saying the party regularly makes statements that seek to "break t...

Centre has no plan to set up composite townships in Kashmir

JAMMU, Nov 24: The Union government has no plan to set up composite townships for displaced Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, according to an RTI reply...

235 killed in terror attack on Egypt mosque

CAIRO, Nov 24: At least 235 worshippers were killed and 109 others injured when heavily-armed militants bombed a mosque and opened fire on people att...

Reverence doesn’t mean you issue threats: Karan Singh on ‘Padmavati’ row

NEW DELHI, Nov 24: Veteran politician Karan Singh today hit out at the Rajput outfit at the forefront of the raging row over Deepika Padukone-starrer...

Hafiz release mainstreaming of proscribed terrorists by Pak: India

NEW DELHI, Nov 23: India today expressed outrage over the imminent release of Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed from house arrest, calling...

India wants Pak to guarantee safety of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife, mother

NEW DELHI, Nov 23: India has sought “sovereign guarantee” from Pakistan to ensure safety and security of the wife and the mother of Indian death row ...

HEALING TOUCH: Mehbooba orders review of cases against youth for 2015-2017

Hope the initiative creates positivity, conciliatory atmosphere for youth to build their lives

JAMMU, Nov 23: In a decision of immense significance, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today ordered the review of cases against the youth for the peri...

Sharma to visit camps in Jammu, ground zero of unrest in Valley

NEW DELHI, Nov 23: The Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma will be in Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow for his second visit to the state d...

JAITLEY ‘misreading’ situation in Kashmir: Soz

SRINAGAR, Nov 23: Senior Jammu and Kashmir Congress leader Saifuddin Soz today claimed that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was "misreading" the ...

Army takes steps for swift troop movement along China border

NEW DELHI, Nov 23: In the backdrop of the 73-day- long Dokalam standoff, the Army has decided to significantly ramp up road infrastructure along the ...

Govt announces major hike in advertisement rates for newspapers

Merit-based category system introduced for empaneled publications in new rate structure

JAMMU, Nov 23: The government today announced a significant hike in the advertisement rates for the newspapers and other periodicals. The revisio...

Israeli Prime Minister to begin 4-day India trip on Jan 14

JERUSALEM, Nov 23: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be on a four-day visit to India starting January 14, a little more than six months ...

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

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

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...

Federal Government notifies 21 states of election hacking

Washington, Sep 23: The US federal government has told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's preside...

Bopanna-Raja defeat puts India down 1-2 against Canada

Edmonton, Sep 17: India's World Group hopes suffered a huge setback as Rohan Bopanna and Purav Raja lost the crucial doubles rubber to hand Canada a ...

US urges Iraqi Kurdistan to call off independence vote

Washington, Sep 16: The United States has urged Iraqi Kurdistan to call off plans for an independence referendum later this month, warning the vote w...

31 punished for platform collapse in China

Beijing, Sep 16: China has placed 31 people under criminal "coercive measures" for a construction platform collapse in Jiangxi province last year tha...

21 boys who died in school fire buried in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 16: Twenty-one young boys who died in a fire at a private Islamic boarding school were buried in Malaysia amid renewed calls for be...

North Korea fires missile over Japan

Seoul, Sep 15: North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific today, responding to new UN sanctions with what appeared to be i...

Business News



Puducherry MLAs’ nomination: HC reserves orders

Chennai, Nov 24: The Madras High Court today reserved orders on a batch of petitions relating to nomination of three MLAs in the Puducherry Assembly ...

Mamata condemns Egypt attack

Kolkata, Nov 24: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tonight condemned the devastating bomb and gun attack today that killed more than 200 peo...

Modi ‘solely responsible’ for economic mess: Cong

New Delhi, Nov 24: The Congress today held Prime Minister Narendra Modi "solely responsible" for creating a "mess" of the economy, after Standard & P...

Spell out repayment plan: HC to owners of DSK Builders

Mumbai, Nov 23: Voicing concern over the plight of 1,350 depositors, most of them senior citizens, who were allegedly cheated by Pune based DSK Build...

Sushma Swaraj to represent India at SCO summit in Sochi

New Delhi, Nov 23: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will represent India at the upcoming summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)...

Sushma Swaraj to represent India at SCO summit in Sochi

New Delhi, Nov 23: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will represent India at the upcoming summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)...

Why not change name, sex of transgenders in records

New Delhi, Nov 23: The Delhi High Court today sought to know the Centre's stand on a plea seeking to change the name and gender of transgenders in th...

Cong, BJP spar over delay in Parliament’s winter session

New Delhi, Nov 21: The Congress and the BJP today sparred over the delay in convening Parliament's winter session with the opposition party claiming ...


Mehbooba asks for scientific mapping of Custodian assets

Directs constitution of CS led committee to settle outstanding rent issues with other Deptts

JAMMU, Nov 24: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has asked the Custodian Department to undertake mapping of its assets through scientific means includin...

Zulfkar takes stock of fisheries sector in Rajouri

Asks officials to complete pending works in time bound manner

JAMMU, Nov 24: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today directed fisheries dep...

Dy CAG calls on Chief Minister

JAMMU, Nov 24: Deputy Comptroller & Auditor General of India, Anita Pattnaik called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. During the meet...

Governor chairs 27th EC meeting of SMVDU

University tasked to double student strength

KAKRYAL, Nov 24: Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, chaired the 27th meeting of the Executive Council (EC) of the ...

CS chairs SLEC meeting of Rurban Mission

ICAPs for village clusters approved in 3 Districts

JAMMU, Nov 24: Chief Secretary B B Vyas Friday chaired the State Level Empowered Committee (SLEC) meeting here to review the Integrated Cluster Actio...

Education key to social, intellectual transformation: Dr Singh

Dy CM attends 54th Annual Day celebration of DBN School

JAMMU, Nov 24: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that the Education is the medium for ensuring social and intellectual transformation...

JKNPP protests against Govt’s decision to review cases of stone-pelters

JAMMU, Nov 24: The JKNPP today staged a protest here against the Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to review cases against youths facing charge...

Co-curricular activities help create social, cultural awareness among youth: Lal Singh

JAMMU, Nov 24: Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh today said that co-curricular activities such as painting competitio...

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Legal Section

DB directives on security of Court

JAMMU, Nov 24: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Summit Nayyar seeking security of Court complex, A Division Bench of State High Court Compris...

Court rejects bail of Charas smugglers

JAMMU, Nov 23: Principal Sessions Judge Kathua M A Chowdhary rejected the bail application of Nazir Ahmed and Nazakat Ali who are allegedly charas sm...

HC orders appointment /selection of lecturer Oral Medicine and Radiology in Indira Gandhi Dental College shall remain outcome of petition

JAMMU, Nov 23: In a petition filed by Dr. Imran Malik seeking quashment of the impugned communication bearing No. ME-Gaz-207/ 2004-Par-II, dated 24th...

DB directs ERA to submit project report with regard to constrution of Fly-over from Shakuntla-Janipur

JAMMU, Nov 22: In a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Citizen Forum through its President RK Chadha regarding fly-over project from Shakuntla...

PIL against illegal encroachment in old city by shopkeepers

Ensure that not only are the encroachments removed but the position is maintained as such: DB MC

JAMMU, Nov 21: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Jagidsh Chander Gupta to highlight the illegal encroachments by the shopkeepers and other unk...

DB directives regarding setting-up of railway counter at J&K High Court

JAMMU, Nov 21: In a contempt petition in Public Interest Litigation regarding set-up Railway Counter at J&K High Court at par with other High Courts,...

Person in possession of vehicle be also construed as ‘Owner’ of offending vehicle: HC

FULL TEXT of J&K HCJudgment Passed by Mr Justice Tashi Rabstan on 14 /11/2017

HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU CIMA no.155/2013 Date of order: 14.11.2017 M/s Jammu Motors Pvt. Limited v. Neelam Kumari and others C...

Number of cases being referred to larger benches: SC

New Delhi, Nov 21: Pushing matters for hearing by a larger bench would delay the hearing on them for even a decade and virtually send them to "cold s...


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