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Act East policy will be made a reality: PM

Kohima, Feb 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed firm resolve that the Act East Policy would be made a reality in order to connect the people of the Northeast with South East Asian countries to foster speedy development. He emphasised that the development of the Northeast was an essential component to realise the dream of a developed country. Modi underlined improvement in connectivity of the Northeast to achieve the target. "Transformation of the region by transportation is being worked out to bring about faster development in the region," he said. Modi was addressing a poll rally at Tuensang Town public ground in Nagaland ahead of assembly poll on February 27. He affirmed that the BJP-led NDA government was committed to the transformation of Nagaland. "The dream of having a new India will go alongside with the vision of the Naga people towards having a new Nagaland," he said. "Unless Northeast is developed, the dream of having a developed country will not be achieved...

Pak troops target Indian posts along LoC

Srinagar, Feb 22: Pakistani troops today fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Indi...

Kashmir’s first AC train chugs to ‘give flip’ to Valley tourism

SRINAGAR, Feb 22: The trial run of first air conditioned train was successfully held in Kashmir on Thursday with Railway Department claiming newly in...

Trudeau visit sinks into controversy over dinner invite to Khalistani terrorist

New Delhi, Feb 22: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's India visit plunged into yet another controversy today over a dinner invitation to convic...

DENIAL OF ADC’s POST: Bandh continues in Nowshera, people take out protest march

NOWSHERA, Feb 22: The entire township of Nowshera observed complete bandh on the seventh consecutive day today and people held protest against the de...

China downplays report of upgrading air defences along India border

Beijing, Feb 22: China today downplayed an official media report that its military is upgrading air defence along the Indian border and said both cou...

ED seizes Rs 100 cr deposits, luxury cars of NiravModi, Choksi

Come up with implementable plan to repay dues: PNB to NiravModi

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, Feb 22: The ED today said it has frozen shares, deposits and luxury cars worth over Rs 100 crore of the Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi...

Chief Justice conducts maiden hearing of cases via videoconferencing

JAMMU, Feb 22: First time in the judicial history of Jammu and Kashmir, hearing of cases was done through video conferencing today at Jammu and Kashm...

Eleven drug peddlers arrested

Srinagar, Feb 22: Police today arrested 11 alleged drug peddlers in Baramulla and Bandipora districts of Jammu and Kashmir as part of its campaign ag...

No cash transfer in lieu of food rations: Centre to State Govts

NEW DELHI, Feb 22: The Centre will not offer money to beneficiaries in place of take-home rations provided at anganwadis as proposed earlier, state g...

MEA ascertaining details from Mission on Atwal getting visa

NEW DELHI, Feb 22: The Government is "ascertaining" details as to how convicted Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal got a visa to enter India, External...

SC refers land acquisition matter to CJI for deciding appropriate bench

NEW DELHI, Feb 22: The Supreme Court today referred a matter relating to land acquisition to the Chief Justice of India (CJI) for constituting an "ap...

Army commando injured in gunfight with militants

Srinagar, Feb 22: An Army commando was today injured in a gunfight with militants, who managed to escape, in Bandipora district, sources said. Secur...

JK’s IRS officer selected for Antarctica expedition from Feb 27

Banihal, Feb 22: Hailing from a remote hamlet in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district, 30-year-old Afaq Ahmed Giri, an IRS officer, has been selected ...

UP Defence Corridor: No point in blind imports: Nirmala

LUCKNOW, Feb 22: Pitching for developing local defence production, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the country has been "blindly buying"...

Pak troops violate ceasefire in Kupwara

Pak chopper spotted near LoC in Poonch

SRINAGAR/JAMMU, Feb 21: Pakistani troops today violated the ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Tangdhar sector, pro...

Militant Hideout Busted

Jammu, Feb 21: Acting on specific information, army and JKP this afternoon launched a search operation in Kesna Forest area of Kishtwar region and re...

Kaumudi new Addl DG CRPF J&K

JAMMU, Feb 21: V.S.K. Kaumudi, IPS took over as new Addl. DG CRPF J&K Zone vice S.N Shrivastava here at Group Centre CRPF Bantalab, Jammu. A dynamic ...

Mehbooba announces release of Rs One Cr for augmenting power distribution network in Reasi

REASI, Feb 21: Taking her public outreach programme further to so far uncovered areas, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti visited Reasi and convened a gr...

If discipline not maintained, institution will go forever: SC

New Delhi, Feb 21: The Supreme Court today warned that if judicial discipline and propriety were not maintained, then the institution will "go foreve...

World News

Syria pro-government forces enter Afrin to aid Kurds against Turkey

Ankara/Beirut: Pro-Syrian government forces entered Syria`s northwestern Afrin region on Tuesday to help a Kurdish militia there fend off a Turkish a...

Pakistan, China gear up to tackle latest threat to CPEC in Gwadar port

new delhi: Experts have raised an alarm over the safety of the multi-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project in Gwadar port off the c...

UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria

United Nations: United Nations Secretary- General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate de- escalation in Syria after Israel carried out raids...

People’s lives are being shattered by mere allegation: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that people's lives are being shattered by a mere allegation, in the wake of the resignations of two W...

Xi says improving China-Lanka ties have his ‘high attention’

Beijing, Feb 4: Chinese President Xi Jinping today said he pays "high attention" to strengthening strategic ties with Sri Lanka, as Beijing beefed up...

China rights lawyer charged with ‘inciting subversion’

Beijing, Jan 29: A prominent Chinese human rights attorney has been charged with "inciting subversion of state power" and will be held in isolation f...

Time for change in Iran: Trump

Washington, Jan 1: US President Donald Trump today said it is "time for change" in Iran which is "failing at every level", as the nationwide deadly p...

China showcases jet fighters on South China Sea island

Beijing, Dec 3: China has showcased its J-11B jet fighters in the disputed South China Sea islands as Beijing seeks to consolidate its hold over the ...

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AAP vs bureaucrats war continues: Prakash Jarwal arrested, party cries foul

new delhi: AAP legislator Prakash Jarwal was arrested by Delhi police on late Tuesday night in connection with the Delhi chief secretary assault case...

PLA builds the ‘Great Underwater Wall’ in South China Sea for warfare advantage

new delhi: The People’s Liberation Army of China is building an ‘Underwater Great Wall’ in the South China Sea in a bid to gain substantial undersea ...

Not much political space for Haasan’s party in TN: Moily

Hyderabad: Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily today said that veteran actor Kamal Haasan's party in Tamil Nadu does not have much political spac...

Supreme Court refuses to defer hearing in Hadiya love jihad case

new delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to adjourn the Kerala love-jihad case hearing involving Hadiya scheduled for Thursday. Hadiya's fat...

FIR against Priya Prakash Varrier: SC stays criminal proceedings against actor, director, producer of Oru Adaar Love

new delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed criminal proceedings against actor Priya Prakash Varrier as well as the director and producer of the...

TV journalist attacked inside local train

Mumbai: A senior TV journalist was allegedly attacked by around eight passengers inside a local train on the Western railway line here this morning, ...

Pakistan govt takes over network of banned JuD, FIF, seizes assets, challenges remain

new delhi: The vast network of Islamist charities taken over last week by Pakistan's government includes a horse-breeding stable, a fleet of 4x4 truc...

Kerala’s all-women movement to foray into e-commerce

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20: After its success saga in a series of fields ranging from pickle making to IT business, Kerala's 42 lakh member-strong al...


Govt initiatives transforming JK’s developmental landscape: Dy CM

JAMMU, Feb 22: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that the achievements registered by the coalition government during last three years...

Haq calls on Chhattisgarh CM to discuss issues of JK students

Calls for frequent exchange programs to dispel negative portrayal of Kashmir by news channels

RAIPUR, Feb 22: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan on Thursdaycalls on Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. R...

ALSWAJ celebrates annual day

Academic arrangement for far-flung areas with 30% extra emoluments on anvil: Bukhari

JAMMU, Feb 22: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today reaffirmed the resolve of the government to fill gaps in education sector an...

Zulfkar participates in International Conference on ‘Inclusive Tribal Congregation sharing experience of India and Africa’

Minister says education can change the fate of tribal’s in the world

NEW DELHI, Feb 22: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali has said that there is a very low li...

PYC holds protests against Rs 21306 cr PNB Scam

Jammu, Feb 22: Activists of Youth Congress headed by Pradesh Youth Congress (PYC) president Pranav Shagotra today held massive demonstration in fron...

Javaid Mustafa Mir reviews progress of central assistance to DPs

JAMMU, Feb 22: Minister for Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction and Floriculture Javaid Mustafa Mir today chaired a meeting ...

Right eye care can improve quality of life: Yudhvir

JAMMU, Feb 22: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) State Vice President, Yudhvir Sethi today said that with right eye care one can improve one's quality of ...

SMVDU Students get International Exposure

JAMMU, Feb 22: Stud-ents of School of Architecture and Landscape design, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra shared their internship experience ...

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Legal Section

Eight years RI in minor rape case

JAMMU, Feb 16: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi S R Gandhi today awarded 8 years rigorous impriosnment and fine Rs 10,000 to Kewal Krishan S/o Krishnu ...

Court awards 3 years RI and fine Rs 10,000 to Bangladeshi

JAMMU, Feb 15: Principal Sessions Judge Jammu Vinod Chatterji Koul awarded 3 years rigorous impriosnment and fine Rs 10,000 to Mohd Sohail Choudhary ...

HC dismisses petition challenging PSA

Srinagar, Feb 15: In the rarest of rare case where the petition seeking quashment of PSA dismissed, here the peittion filed Mushtaq Ahmad Regoo chall...

Complaint filed in Court seeking registration of FIR

CJM holds that Court cannot intervene what had happened in Legislature

JAMMU, Feb 15: In a complaint filed by Shakti Uppal a Social Work and claimed to be worker of National Confere direction in the name of concerned pol...

DB directives in PIL regarding drug abuse in J&K

JAMMU, Feb 13: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Arthav Mahajan a student of law seeking initiation of a special drive by J&K police in the en...

Avoid any further devastative floods like that of 2014, all canals leading to rival Jhelum are required to be restored to their original position:DB

Srinagar, Feb 13: Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, Division Bench of State High Court Comprising, A Division Bench Comprising Justice Mohammad Y...

DB dismisses three LPAs of State

Jammu, Feb 13: Another Big Jolt to State of J&K, When A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice M. K. H...

No trade allowed on footpaths, roadside in Srinagar: DB to SMC

Srinagar, Feb 13: While hearing Public Interest Litigation, Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice San...


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