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Another blast in bus in Udhampur, 2nd in 9 hours

Sticky bombs with timer likely triggered blasts: ADGP

UDHAMPUR/JAMMU, Sep 29: Suspected terrorists triggered a blast in a parked bus in Udhampur early Thursday, nine hours after a similar explosion took place in the city but there was no casualty, police said. Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Jammu region Mukesh Singh visited both the sites and said high explosives might have been used in carrying out the blasts which were of the same pattern. "Initial examination points towards use of high explosives," he said, adding probe is on to ascertain whether it was the handiwork of terror modules. The roof and the backside of the bus were blown away by the blast that occurred around 5.30 am but no one was injured, police said. The explosions took place days ahead of the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah from October 4. He was supposed to embark on a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on September 30 and hold public meetings in Rajouri on October 1 and Baramulla on October 2. However, the visit was rescheduled. Speaki...

HC holds further investigation cannot be directed merely on the basis of bald allegations

JAMMU, Sep 29: Justice Sanjay Dhar holds that Merely on the basis of bald allegations of the petitioner, further investigation of the case cannot be ...

After blasts, security tightened in Jammu region

JAMMU, Sep 29: Security forces accompanied by sniffer dogs carried out an extensive search of the inter-state bus terminal here after suspected t...

India, Singapore collaborating in cutting edge areas: Dr Jitendra

NEW DELHI, Sep 29: Singapore Minister in PMO Loh Khum Yean, currently on a 2-day visit to India, called on his Indian counterpart Union Minister of S...

Gujarat has country's longest coastline, but not efforts made for decades to develop it: Modi

BHAVNAGAR, Sep 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said although Gujarat has the longest coastline in the country, no attention was paid for...

Govt approves 22nd tranche of electoral bonds; sale from Oct 1-10

NEW DELHI, Sep 29: Ahead of assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, the government on Thursday approved issuance of 22nd tranche of elect...

J&K reports 22 fresh positive cases

JAMMU, Sep 29: The Government today informed that 22 fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19) have been reported today; 06 from Jammu di...

All women entitled to safe, legal abortion; rape includes marital rape for purpose of MTP Act: SC

NEW DELHI, Sep 29: In a significant ruling on reproductive rights of women, the Supreme Court held on Thursday that all women are entitled to safe an...

NIA opposes Asiya Andrabi’s appeal against seizure of house, says it comes under ‘proceeds of terrorism’

NEW DELHI, Sep 29: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday opposed the appeal moved by Kashmiri Separatist Asiya Andrabi and others again...

To ensure transparency, Govt. fully digitises Ladli Beti Scheme

SRINAGAR, Sep 29: To ensure that the objective of Ladli Beti Scheme reaches to maximum beneficiaries with transparency, J&K Government has fully digi...

Police books child abuser under POCSO

SRINAGAR, Sep 29: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested and booked a child abuser under Protection of Children from Sexual Of...

13-km Zojila tunnel likely to open for public by 2026-end

SRINAGAR, Sep 29: In order to restore the road connectivity of Jammu and Kashmir to Ladakh in every season, the work on the Zojila tunnel is going on...

NGT restrains private company from mining in stream in Budgam

SRINAGAR, Sep 29: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has restrained a private company from carrying out any mining activities in Shaliganga stream in ...

Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind terrorist arrested in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, Sep 29: A terrorist of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH) was on Thursday arrested with arms and ammunition from Palpora area here, police said. ...

Need ‘whole of nation’ approach to save youth from getting radicalised: Lt Gen Singh


JAMMU, Sep 28: A 'whole of nation' approach is needed to save the youth of Jammu and Kashmir from getting radicalised, a senior Army official sai...

Amit Shah to embark on 3-day visit to J&K, security review, BJP meetings on agenda

NEW DELHI, Sep 28: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will embark on a three-day visit to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir kickstarting on October...

Explosion in parked bus in Udhampur leaves two injured

JAMMU, Sep 28: An explosion occurred in a parked bus in Udhampur district of Jammu division late on Wednesday evening. Two persons were reported...

Cabinet approves redevelopment of 3 railway stations

Cabinet approves 4 pc hike in DA; to cost Rs 12,852.56 crore per annum to exchequer

NEW DELHI, Sep 28: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved Railways' proposal for redevelopment of 3 major ra...

Deployment of armed forces with UN Peace Keeping Mission cannot be equated with formed police units: HC

Policy decisions of Government are not susceptible to Judicial Review: HC

JAMMU, Sep 28: The Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court holds that the deployment of armed forces with UN Peace Keeping Mission cannot be equate...

Lt Gen Anil Chauhan is new CDS

NEW DELHI, Sep 28: Lt Gen Anil Chauhan (retd), a former eastern Army commander and director general of military operations, was on Wednesday appointe...

World News

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China condemns Germany’s Hong Kong extradition suspension

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James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

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US tightens the screws on Beijing, restricts visas for Chinese officials

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Business News



Current trend of public is to malign judges with baseless allegations: Allahabad High Court imposes Rs 10k cost on litigant

PRAYAGRAJ, Sep 5: The Allahabad High Court recently observed that there is a current trend on the part of general public to overawe judges by complai...

Army dog ‘Axel’ exhibited resolute courage during anti-terror operation in Baramulla: Citation

New Delhi, Aug 17: The Indian Army's canine soldier 'Axel' exhibited resolute courage and was a critical force multiplier before being shot dead by a...

Department of Posts takes “Har Ghar Tiranga” Programme to every citizen of country

New Delhi, Aug 11: Department of Posts with its omnipresent network of 1.5 lakh Post Offices, has taken "Har Ghar Tiranga" Programme to every citizen...

Taxman from Punjab on green mission; grows urban forests, vertical gardens

Chandigarh, Aug 7: He is a taxman who keeps a hawk eye on tax evaders to protect government revenue. But at the same time, he has a passion to save t...

I will become a dictator, take action: TN CM

Namakkal (TN), Jul 3: "I will become a dictator and take action if indiscipline and irregularity rear their heads," Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK...

Kerala gold smuggling case: Swapna Suresh claims she is receiving threat calls

Kochi, Jul 3: Swapna Suresh, the prime accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case on Sunday said that she has been receiving threat calls for taking t...

3 killed, 7 injured in lightning strikes in UP

Sitapur (UP), Jul 3: Three people were killed and seven others injured in separate incidents of lightning strike here on Sunday, an official said. S...

‘Personal attacks on judges for their judgements will lead to dangerous scenario’, cautions SC judge

New Delhi, Jul 3: Supreme Court judge Justice JB Pardiwala on Sunday cautioned that personal attacks on judges for their judgements will lead to a "d...


Two days training programme on “Karmayogi Police- custodians of society” commences in SKPAU

Udhampur, Sep 29: A Two days training programme on "Karmayogi Police- custodians of society" commenced in the Sher-i-Kashmir Police Academy Udhampur ...

Naveen, Sonali, Anjusha, Baba, Rajan Gill, Ananya to perform in coming days

Katra, Sep 29: All India Devotional Song Competition as a part of Navratra Festival 2022 in its 3rd day was inaugurated today at Yog Ashram Complex i...

CAMPA Executive Committee reviews ongoing works, discusses preparation of APO for FY 2023-24

JAMMU, Sep 29: A meeting of Executive Committee of CAMPA was held today in Convention Centre, Jammu to review ongoing works and discuss preparation o...

JU VC felicitates Research Scholar of Department of Electronics

Jammu, Sep 29: Prof. Umesh Rai, Vice Chancellor University of Jammu today felicitated a Research Scholar of the Department of Electronics, University...

Dogra Degree College organizes induction programme

Samba, Sep 29: Dogra Degree College organized Induction programme to welcome the new entrants who have joined the college for the session 2022 -23. T...

Anti-Pak protests rock Jammu, Udhampur against twin blasts

Jammu, Sep 29: The protests against Pakistan rocked Jammu and Udhampur districts after twin blasts with protestors blocking highway and other roads. ...

Prunima reviews Multilevel Panjtirthi Parking

Jammu, Sep 29: BJP Senior Leader Purnima Sharma (Ex-Deputy Mayor JMC) reviewed the final preparations of the multi level parking at panjtirthi in Jam...

SMVDU faculty publishes “Manual for Practical Biochemistry”

Jammu, Sep 29: Dr.Indu Bhushan, Assis-tant Professor, School of Biotech-nology, SMVD University published a book entitled "Manual for Practical Bioch...

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Drug addiction - Role of teachers in curbing drug menace

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Digitalization of land records

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Students need to know about digital literacy

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Legal Section

Court grants three days police remand of Govt teacher, ors in SIs' paper leak scam

Jammu, Sep 22: CJM Jammu Amarjeet Singh Langeh today granted three days police remand of Raman Sharma son of Chuni Lal, a resident of village Nore in...

HC restrainsfor not declaring result of voting against MC Udhampur

Jammu, Sep 22: In a petition filed by Dr. Jogeshwar Kumar Gupta, S/o. Late Shri Shiv Charan Gupta, President, Municipal Council, Udhampur challenging...

HC restrainsfor not declaring result of voting against MC Udhampur


Court grants 10 days police remand of two accused involved in SI Exam Scam

Jammu, Sep 20: In a much publicized J&K Sub-Inspector exam scam in which CBI had raided 36 locations, Chief Judicial Magistrate Jammu Amarjeet Singh ...

DB upholds penalty of Rs 5 lakhs on BOPEE awarded by Single Judge

HIGH COURT OF JAMMU & KASHMIR AND LADAKH AT SRINAGAR LPA No. 140/2022 CM No. 4269/2022 Reserved on: 24.08.2022 Pronounced on: 13.09.2022 UT of J...

Court rejects bail in attempt to murder case

Jammu, Sep 12: Mun-isff Jammu Urvashi Raina today rejected the bail application of one Harish Singh who was involved in attempt to murder case. Whil...

Executing agency must make sincere effort to execute general warrant of arrest: CJM

Jammu, Sep 10: Taking serious note of non-execution of general warrant of arrest issued in a more than five years old theft case against one of the a...

PIL regarding adequate cleaning of waste, garbage from Sopore town

DB grants four weeks’ time to file status report with costs Rs 1000/-

Jammu, Aug 29: In a PIL regarding creating dumping place for the garbage and for adequate cleaning of the waste and garbage from the Sopore town, A D...


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