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599 fresh Covid cases, 9 more deaths reported in J&K

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday recorded 599 fresh cases, taking the infection tally to 3,08,011, while nine more deaths pushed the toll to 4,195, officials said. Out of the fresh cases, 161 were from the Jammu division and 438 from the Kashmir division, the officials said. They said Srinagar district recorded the highest of 161 cases, followed by 62 in Kupwara district. The number of active cases has dropped to 13,532 in the Union Territory, while 2,90,284 patients have recovered from the infection so far, the officials said. The death toll due to the disease rose to 4,195 as nine patients died in the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, the officials said there were 20 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) in the Union Territory as one fresh case was reported since Sunday evening. During the last 24hrs, Police have arrested 12 persons, lodged 04 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of Rs 68,7255/- from 4278 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the...

Ladakh reports 17 COVID-19 cases

15/06/2021
LEH, Jun 14: Ladakh recorded more Covid recoveries than new infections as 105 people got discharged from hospitals after battling coronavirus, while ...

Militant found dead in Lake

15/06/2021
SRINAGAR, Jun 13: A local militant, hailing from Shopian district, was found dead in Anchar lake here on Sunday evening, officials said. Locals spot...

Militants open fire at security forces in Anantnag

15/06/2021
SRINAGAR, Jun 14: Militants opened fire on a security forces’ patrol party in Anantnag district on Monday, police said. No casualties were reported ...

India working towards restoring 2.6 crore hectares of degraded land by 2030: Modi

15/06/2021
NEW DELHI, Jun 14: India is working towards restoring 2.6 crore hectares of degraded land by 2030 and assisting fellow developing countries to develo...

Young woman attempts suicide by jumping into river

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: A 24-year-old woman attempted suicide by jumping into the Tawi river from Gujjar Nagar bridge here on Monday, officials said. The wom...

Positivity rate in Jammu district drops to 1%, recovery rate 95%: Garg

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: The Covid Positivity rate in Jammu district has dropped to 1%, while the recovery rate has touched 95% in Jammu district, said Deputy ...

MHA notification not related to CAA: Centre to SC

15/06/2021
NEW DELHI, Jun 14: The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that the May 28 order of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) which empowered certain dist...

HC issues policy for transfer of subordinate staff

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: Principal Secretary to Chief Justice today issued policy of transfers of Judicial Staff of Subordinate Courts of Jammu, Kashmir L...

PDD issues revised curtailment schedule

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: Due to extreme hot weather conditions and resultant overloading of electrical infrastructure at Grid Station level, 33 KV lines a...

PM holds meeting with Union ministers, BJP chief

15/06/2021
NEW DELHI, Jun 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Union ministers, including Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari, along with BJP president JP...

Elderly man found dead inside train

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: A 65-year-old man was found dead inside a train at the railway station here, officials said on Monday. The train had reached the Jamm...

Looking forward to working with PM Modi to further develop ‘unique and warm relations’: new Israeli Premier Bennett

15/06/2021
JERUSALEM, Jun 14: Israel's newly elected Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that he was looking forward to working with his Indian counte...

Ayodhya land row: Oppn attacks BJP, demands probe; BJP alleges attempt to derail Ram temple construction

15/06/2021
NEW DELHI/ LUC-KNOW, Jun 14: A war of words erupted between the BJP and the opposition parties on Monday over allegations of corruption in the purcha...

Google asked to preserve data of Parra's emails to Pak-based terror groups

14/06/2021
SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI, Jun 13: The US authorities and Google have been approached by the Jammu and Kashmir Police to share email contents exchanged by W...

No vehicle with outside number to ply sans registration in J&K: Govt

14/06/2021
SRINAGAR, Jun 13: Authorities have ordered that no vehicle with outside number shall ply in any public place unless registered in accordance with...

Prime accused in 2015 Hazaribagh court shootout case nabbed

14/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 13: The prime accused in the 2015 Hazaribagh court shootout, in which a gangster and his aides were killed, was arrested here and he was f...

Congress mindset, responsible for roots of terrorism in J&K, remains unchanged: Rathore

14/06/2021
NEW DELHI, Jun 13: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has hit out at the Congress, accusing it of furthering the agenda of Pa...

Proposal by India and S Africa for patent waiver on COVID-19 vaccines gets widespread support at G7: MEA

14/06/2021
NEW DELHI, Jun 13: A proposal by India and South Africa to temporarily waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines to ensure their equitable access received w...

Over 3 lakh files of secretariat go digitised under e-office project

14/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 13: Over two crore pages from 3.50 lakh physical files of various government offices in Jammu and Kashmir have been converted into digital...

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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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Punjab to start vaccinating priority groups in 18-45 category from Monday

07/05/2021
Chandigarh, May 7: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday asked concerned officials to prepare to start vaccinating the priority gro...

Situation of oxygen is improving in Delhi, no person should die due to oxygen shortage: Kejriwal

07/05/2021
New Delhi, May 7: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday directed the officials to ensure that following the improvement in the situation of oxygen...

Khalsa Aid providing free oxygen concentrators to COVID positive patients in Delhi-NCR region

06/05/2021
New Delhi, May 6: As COVID-19 continue to ravage the country, Khalsa Aid, an international humanitarian relief organization, has extended help in thi...

Obligation of Delhi Govt to provide beds with ventilator facility: High Court

06/05/2021
New Delhi, May 6: The Delhi High Court on Thursday said that there are many people who are infected with the COVID-19 but could not approach the Cour...

In Himachal’s Solang, FIR to be registered against families hiding info about COVID-infected patients

06/05/2021
Solang, May 6: An FIR will be registered against families hiding information about COVID-infected patie-nts in Himachal Pradesh's Solang district, ac...

Medical equipment worth Rs 100 cr deployed under Mission Vayu across India

06/05/2021
Pune, May 6: Pune Platform for COVID-19 Response (PPCR), anchored at Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries & Agricu-lture (MCCIA), supported by ACT...

123 patients admitted at Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre

27/04/2021
New Delhi, Apr 26: Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Monday said that 123 COVID-19 patients were admitted at Sardar Patel COVID-19 care centre and...

EC bans roadshows, vehicle rallies in Bengal, restricts size of public meetings

23/04/2021
Kolkata, Apr 22: The Election Commission has prohibited roadshows, 'padyatras' and big public meetings in poll-bound West Bengal from Thursday evenin...

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Div Com inaugurates Blood Donation camp

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: Divisi-onal Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer today inaugurated a Blood Donation camp organised by Sant Nirankari Charitable Founda...

BJP pays tributes to Brigadier Rajinder Singh

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: J&K BJP led by its senior leaders paid tributes to Brigadier Rajinder Singh at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu. J&K BJP State...

Purnima reviews ongoing Covid Vaccination drive

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: Purnima Sharma, Deputy Mayor JMC reviews ongoing covid vaccination drive at JDA parking in ward no. 19. During the visit, Adv. Purnim...

Navin reviews activities of Agriculture, allied sectors; Approves action plan of Rs 51.90 cr

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: Prin-cipal Secretary, Agriculture Production & Farmers' Welfare, Navin Kumar Choudhary, today approved action plan worth Rs. 51.90 cro...

People suffer with unscheduled power cuts, irregular drinking water supply: Malhotra

15/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 14: Apni Party today expressed serious concern over failure in providing basic amenities to Jammuities like 24/7 electricity and regular s...

Vaccination of entire population will inhibit severity of third Covid-19 wave: Dr Rouf

15/06/2021
SRINAGAR, Jun 14: "Everything about the emergence of third Covid-19 wave, its severity and impact on children has been talked about on Social Media ...

House to House enumeration started in Reasi district to enlist unvaccinated population: DC

15/06/2021
REASI, Jun 14: Deputy Commissioner, Reasi Charandeep Singh today said that the district administration has started House to House enumeration to iden...

DC Ramban launches vaccination drive for 18-44 age group; inaugurates Blood Donation Camp

15/06/2021
RAMBAN, Jun 14: Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Mussarat Islam today inaugurated the vaccination campaign for 18-44 year age group in the district. He ...

OP-ED News

Sigh of relief

15/06/2021
Now that the second wave has nearly dissipated, India is beginning to open up. Is it the right decision to have a goal of eventually lifting all rest...

Need for revival of industry

15/06/2021
Last year, due to covid-19 the country's economy collapsed and the industry was derailed. The country faced a strict lockdown in the direction of pre...

Anti-Child Labour Day

Education a tool to combat child labour

15/06/2021
The International Labor Organization (ILO), a subsidiary of the United Nations, defines child labour as "work that deprives children of their childho...

Declassifying details

14/06/2021
One can well imagine the implications of judging Nehru's thinking at that time by today's standards. The BJP, which till early 2014 was demanding rel...

World Day against child labour

14/06/2021
2021 declared as International year for elimination of child labour by UNO, and has asked the International Labour organization to take lead in its i...

Lack of rural healthcare system during a pandemic?

14/06/2021
Compared to the first wave in 2020, the second wave of 2021 saw a sharp increase in the number of infections and deaths in rural parts, which account...

The lockdown experience

13/06/2021
Indian women's labour force participation rate is lower than Pakistan's and Afghanistan's, according to a 2020 World Bank report. The Survey had note...

YOGA FOR HEALTH BEAUTY AND IMMUNITY

13/06/2021
If you want to detoxify your skin, your body, tone your muscles, and find relief from too much stress, it's time to do yoga. Yoga for glowing skin is...

Legal Section

Court rejects bail in NDPS case

10/06/2021
Jammu, Jun 9: Additional Sessions Judge Kathua Kamlesh Pandit while rejecting the bail application of Prabath Singh Punjab Based Narco Smuggler, obse...

Court rejects bail in minor kidnapping & rape case

06/06/2021
JAMMU, Jun 5: Additional Sessions Judge Kathua Kamlesh Pandit rejected the bail application of one Girdhari Lal facing trial in a case of kidnapping ...

HC rejects bail in three yrs old girl molestation case

05/06/2021
Jammu, Jun 4: Justice Sindhu Sharma rejected the bail application of Sunny Kumar driver of School bus who was booked under Protection of Children fro...

HC directs respondents to appoint petitioners as GD Constable under ex-servicemen category

02/06/2021
Jammu, Jun 1: In two different petitions filed by Deepak Sharma and Gagan Deep Respondents to allow the petitioners to participate in the interview...

Court rejects bail of two in POCSO case

01/06/2021
JAMMU, May 31: Principal Sessions Judge Kathua Jaffer Hussain Beigh today rejected the bail applications of Devinder Singh and Vinod Kumar involved i...

HC quashes Detention order for non-application of mind

26/05/2021
Srinagar, May 25: Justice Javed Iqbal Wani of J&K High Court Srinagar Wing while quashing the detention order of Farooq Ahmad Bhat Alias Tawheedi, ob...

Court rejects bail in NDPS case

25/05/2021
Jammu, May 24: Add-itional Sessions Judge Kathua Kamlesh Pandit rejected the bail application of one Pardeep Kumar from whose possession 96 bottles 1...

Court rejects bail in rape case

22/05/2021
Jammu, May 21: Additi-onal Sessions Judge Kathua Kamlesh Pandit today rejected the bail application of one Sahil Kumar involved in rape case. Accord...

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