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Police doing commendable job in JK: Lt Governor

19/11/2019
GANDERBAL, Nov 18: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today lauded the sacrifices of Jammu and Kashmir Police saying the force is doing a commendable job in ensuring law and order and maintaining peaceful environment in the region. Speaking at the Passing Out-Cum Attestation Parade of the 14th Basic Recruitment Training Course (BRTC) held at Police Training College, Manigam, Lt. Governor, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion, said that J&K Police has faced all the challenges very boldly. "The role of Jammu and Kashmir Police is phenomenal and I must tell you that Police is doing a great work in ensuring smooth conduct of elections like recently held BDC polls," he said. Lt. Governor said that it was heartening to note that Police was conducting all its recruitment process though a transparent recruitment Process (TRP) and the education profile of the passing out recruit constables was also encouraging. He stressed that along with the law, the knowledge of IT sector has...

4 soldiers, 2 porters killed after avalanche hits Army positions in Siachen

19/11/2019
JAMMU, Nov 18: Six persons including four soldiers and two porters were killed in an avalanche in the Siachen Glacier on Monday. An avalanche hi...

DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE: ACB registers case against Former JMC Commissioner

Asset worth Crores detected: Searches conducted at Delhi, Chandigarh, Haryana

19/11/2019
JAMMU, Nov 18: In pursuance of investigation of case FIR No. 26/2019 P/S ACB Jammu under section 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) J&K P.C Act Svt. 2006 and sect...

Pak violates ceasefire along LoC

19/11/2019
JAMMU, Nov 18: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire on Monday by resorting to mortar shelling on forward posts and villages along the LoC in Rajou...

Investor Summit Soon: Murmu

19/11/2019
GANDERBAL, Nov 18: Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu on Monday said an investor summit, which was earlier postponed following the abrogation of Article 3...

Distinction must between checking and clogging: Modi in RS

19/11/2019
NEW DELHI, Nov 18: With disruptions in Rajya Sabha in the past hindering passage of crucial legislations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said...

Justice Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI

19/11/2019
NEW DELHI, Nov 18: Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, who was part of the historic Ayodhya verdict earlier this month, was on Monday administered oath as t...

Sawhney, Slathia hail constitution of advocates committee to intensify agitation

19/11/2019
JAMMU, Nov 18: The Executive of JKHCBA constituted 11 advocates committee to intensify the ongoing agitation. The eleven Advocates are namely: D...

Govt orders transfers and postings in civil administration

19/11/2019
JAMMU, Nov 18: Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered the transfers and new postings of several officers in the civil administration. “In th...

950 cases of ceasefire violations along LoC between Aug-Oct

19/11/2019
NEW DELHI, Nov 18: There were 950 cases of ceasefire violations (CFVs) along the Line of Control (LoC) from August to October this year in which thre...

In ‘New’ India, bribes, illegal commissions are called electoral bonds: Rahul

19/11/2019
NEW DELHI, Nov 18: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a swipe at the government over reports that it overruled the RBI to introduce electora...

RS must have greater say in redrawing state boundaries: Manmohan

19/11/2019
NEW DELHI, Nov 18: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said as a council of states, the Rajya Sabha should have a greater say in legislati...

Winter session should be productive with high quality debates: Modi

19/11/2019
NEW DELHI, Nov 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed the hope that the Winter session of Parliament will be a productive one with high...

Justice R Banumathi to become part of SC collegium

19/11/2019
NEW DELHI, Nov 19: The Supreme Court collegium, which comprises five senior-most judges, will now have Justice R Banumathi as a new member after Just...

NGT seeks report on expansion of J&K High Court premises

19/11/2019
NEW DELHI, Nov 18: The National Green Tribunal has sought a report from the Jammu and Kashmir Forest department on a plea alleging expansion of the h...

Soldier martyred in suspected IED blast near LoC in Akhnoor

PAKISTAN VIOLATES CEASEFIRE IN HIRANAGAR SECTOR

18/11/2019
JAMMU, Nov 17: A soldier was killed and two more were injured in a suspected IED blast near the Line of Control in Akhnoor sector here on Sunday,...

Rajnath holds bilaterals with New Zealand, Australian counterpart, reviews defence cooperation

18/11/2019
BANGKOK, Nov 17: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held bilaterals with his New Zealand and Australian counterparts Ron Mark and Linda Reynolds respecti...

ALL-PARTY MEET: PM says open to discuss all issues; Oppn raises Farooq's detention, economy slowdown

18/11/2019
NEW DELHI, Nov 17: Ahead of Parliament's winter session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured an all-party meeting that the government is r...

Govt under constitutional obligation to facilitate representation of Farooq in Parliament: Masoodi

18/11/2019
NEW DELHI, Nov 17: National Conference MP Hasnain Masoodi on Sunday said that the government is under constitutional obligation to facilitate represe...

Harsh winter prompts Admin to shift 34 political prisoners from Centaur Hotel to MLA Hostel

18/11/2019
SRINAGAR, Nov 17: As Srinagar reeled under harsh winter conditions, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday shifted all 34 political prisoners...

World News

Boris Johnson makes Brexit squatting plans for Downing Street: Report

07/10/2019
BRITAIN, OCT 7: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reportedly making plans to virtually “squat” in Downing Street and refuse to step down even i...

4 killed in overnight shooting at Kansas City bar in US

07/10/2019
Kansas, OCT 7: Two men opened fire inside a bar in Kansas City, Kansas, early Sunday, killing four people and wounding five others in a shooting beli...

US pulls troops from northeast Syria ahead of Turkish attack

07/10/2019
Syria, OCT 7: The United States began pulling troops from northeast Syria on Monday in a major policy shift, opening the way for a Turkish attack on ...

Hong Kong police stage show of force on streets, jeered by residents

07/10/2019
HONG KONG: Hong Kong police staged a show of force on Monday night in a district hit by some of the most violent clashes with protesters in recent mo...

China restricts teaching of MBBS in English to 45 colleges amid big surge of students from India

07/10/2019
CHINA, Oct 7: With a record number of students from India enrolling to study medicine in China, the country's education ministry has authorised only ...

Pakistan fares badly in terror financing report, likely to be retained on FATF grey list: Report

07/10/2019
NEW DELHI, OCT 7: The chances are high that Pakistan will be retained on the 'grey list' during the FATF's crucial plenary meetings this month as the...

Indian-origin Portugal PM tipped to win Sunday poll

07/10/2019
Konkani, OCT 7: Antonio Costa, the Goa-origin socialist prime minister of Portugal, is tipped to return to power after Sunday’s election after steer...

US, China to hold trade talks on October 10

07/10/2019
CHINA, Oct 7: The US and China will hold the next round of trade negotiations on October 10, the White House announced on Monday, as the two major t...

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12-kg ovarian tumour removed

17/11/2019
CHANDIGARH, NOV 16:A non-cancerous ovarian tumour weighing 12-kg was removed successfully recently at a private hospital.Dr. Deepti Bansal, consultan...

Justice Magrey reviews legal aid facilities for inmates at District Jail Jammu

17/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 16: Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Judge, High Court of J&K, Chairman High Court Legal Services Committee/ Chairman Juvenile Justice Commi...

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Bangkok to attend ADMM plus meeting

17/11/2019
ew Delhi, NOV 16: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Bangkok on Saturday to take part in several important events related to the defence mini...

Delhi air pollution issue raised by MPs at all-party meeting held ahead of Parliament winter session

17/11/2019
NEW DELHI, NOV 16: The deadly air pollution in Delhi was among the other issues raised by the MPs at the all-party meeting held in New Delhi on Satur...

Maharashtra political crisis: Sharad Pawar calls core committee meeting in Pune

17/11/2019
New Delhi, NOV 16: The meeting between Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, which was sch...

Chandrababu Naidu’s TDP to seek Centre’s help on Amaravati, spotlights investor worries

17/11/2019
New Delhi, NOV 16: Amid uncertainty over the fate of Amaravati, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, the Telugu Desam Party is planning to take up th...

Gehlot sanctions Rs 1.88 crore for Muslim madrasas in Rajasthan

17/11/2019
NEW DELHI, NOV 16: The Congress government led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has recently sanctioned Rs 1.88 crore for madrasas in the state, after ...

South Korean help sought to reclaim land lost due to Meghalaya's unscientific coal mining

17/11/2019
NEW DELHI, NOV 16: Meghalaya has sought South Korea's help to reclaim the land it lost due to unscientific coal mining that went unchecked for deca...

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Training programme on Plant Tissue Culture begins at SKUAST-Jammu

19/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 19: A five day training programme on "Plant Tissue Culture Techniques in Quality Planting Material Production" organized by SAMETI, Dire...

Federal Bank donates School Desks to blind school

19/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 19: In the memory of K.P Hormis, Federal Bank Gandhi Nagar Branch Donated School Desks to the Blind Children of the Louis Braille Memoria...

YCET conducts education trip to “Amartex”

19/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 19: An Industrial visit was organized to "Amartex Industry" Panchkula (Chandigarh), by"YCET College of Engineering and Technology" from 1...

Incharge Lecturers review regularization, adjustment process

19/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 19:A meeting of +2 incgarge lecturers of school education department wasconvened to review the process of regularization and adjustment of...

Bhagavad Gita inspires mankind to follow virtuous path: Yudhvir

19/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 19: There is not an iota of doubt that Bhagavad Gita is supreme in its power to inspire humans to pursue a righteous path prompting indivi...

NISHTHA Training concludes under Samagra Shiksha

19/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 18: The first phase of training under National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) concluded here toda...

Choudhary reviews functioning of I&C, Geology & Mining Departments

19/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 18: Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce, Geology & Mining Departments, Navin Kumar Choudhary today reviewed the functioning of Geol...

CII organizes Industrial Visit

19/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 18: Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized an Industrial visit for students of Engineering and Technology to JAKSON Engineers L...

OP-ED News

Absolute non-adherence

17/11/2019
Anyone driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac.” Several agencies particularly the National Highway Infrast...

Creation of full-fledged units of Police

15/11/2019
The manpower transferred to the Union Territory of Ladakh from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir till date is not sufficient to create full-fl...

Dance of death continues

14/11/2019
Had the drive against over-speeding and negligent driving been launched aggressively as was claimed before the High Court there was all possibility o...

No headway on eviction of encroachers

13/11/2019
The issue of encroachments on 1400 kanals of forest land and non-serious approach of the Forest Department in removal of the same was brought before ...

Not paying serious attention

12/11/2019
State High Court, a number of times have passed strictures against the Geology and Mining Department for not paying serious attention towards illegal...

Establishing separate HRC

11/11/2019
The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 was enacted by the Parliament in response to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the Covenant on Civil...

Maintaining revenue records

10/11/2019
Government is sleeping over the proposal to demystify language of revenue records since 2016 despite being aware of the fact that use of cryptic and ...

Facing abatement

09/11/2019
Thousands of cases pending with various statutory bodies in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to face abatement as J&K Reorganization Act whereby two Unio...

Legal Section

Court rejects bail of co-accused of fake Colonel for duping people

19/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 19: Additional Sessions Judge Jammu Tahir Khurshid Raina rejected the bail application of one Sunil Singh who is co-accused of in FIR regi...

HC directs Secy H&UD to submit list of violators in Srinagar

19/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 18:In a petition filed by Abdul Qayoom Dar seek reversal of the Order No. 85 of 2019 dated 02.07.2019, for short impugned order, by virtu...

Anticorruption court reject JK Bank plea for releasing of Files

12/11/2019
SRINAGAR, Nov 11: Special Judge Anticorruption Kashmir RN Wattal rejected the J&K Bank plea reagarding releasing of files seized by Anticorruption Bu...

Court rejects remand in NDPS case, directs SSP & DM for enquiry

Court passes strictures against IO, Executive Magistrate

07/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 6: In a rarest of the rare case whereby Court reject remand in heinous offences.Additional Sessions Judge Jammu Tahir Khurshid Raina rejec...

Court rejects bail of two in POCSO

06/11/2019
JAMMU, NOV 5: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Kamlesh Pandit rejected the bail applications of Bashir Ahmed and Gulam Quadir who were arrested by t...

DB directives in PIL regarding pollution of river water

06/11/2019
Srinagar, Nov 5: In a Public Interest Litgation regarding pollution of the river water which, in turn, has affected the quality of drinking water bei...

PIL ON STRAY DOGS

DB constitutes three member committee to cross-check work done by SMC

05/11/2019
Srinagar, Nov 4: Hearing the PIL by Advocate A R Hanjura, a division bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Rashid Ali Dar constitute a com...

DB directives in PIL regarding ban on PUBG

03/11/2019
JAMMU, Nov 2: In a Public Interest Litigation regarding ban on online access to PUBG game within the territorial jurisdiction of state of Jammu & Kas...

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