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Army foils attack by Pak’s BAT, two militants killed

Militants open fire at security forces in Tral

Srinagar, May 26: The Army today said its troops foiled an attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) on a patrol party along the Line of Control in Uri sector of Kashmir, killing two militants. "Alert troops foiled a BAT attack on our patrol party in Uri sector today. Two BAT terrorists were killed in the operation," an army official said here. The BAT attack was effectively repulsed, the official said. According to police sources, the bodies of the two slain militants were lying in "no man's" land along the LoC. Two Indian soldiers were beheaded in a BAT action in Krishnaghati sector of Poonch on May 1 which had triggered a strong reaction from India. On Tuesday, the Army had said it launched "punitive fire assaults" on Pakistani positions across the LoC, inflicting "some damage". Army sources said the two armed intruders infiltrated from a Pakistani post which is 200 metres from the LoC in the area. They were spotted on the Indian side around 8:40 AM in South of Jhelum in...

J&K High Court likely to get 3 new judges shortly

Sanjay, Hanjura, Shukla likely to be appointed Judges of J&K High Court

Jammu, May 26: Much awaited recommendation of J&K High Court which was cleared by the Supreme Court Collegium on April 10, 2017 has got through, Now ...

Advocate’s matrimonial dispute with wife; HC calls for record, directs chargesheet be not presented

Husband moves complaint against cops alleging that despite HC’s order not to harass, Women Cell Police still harassing his family

JAMMU, May 26: The High Court of J&K Jammu, Bench comprising of Justice Janak Raj Kotwal has directed the Police of Police Station Women Cell not to...

Summer vacations in schools from May 29

Jammu May 26: In view of the prevailing hot weather conditions government has announced summer vacations, in all Government and private schools fal...

Govt lifts ban on social media in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 26: A month-long ban on 22 social media sites and applications in Kashmir was lifted by the Jammu and Kashmir Home department today. A...

Clashes near Jamia Masjid leave two injured

Srinagar, May 26: Two persons suffered pellet injuries today in clashes between stone-pelters and security forces in the vicinity of the historic Jam...

Demonetisation was tough decision but people supported it: PM

Guwahati, May 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the demonetisation drive was a "tough decision" to take in view of the opposition parties' ...

I support Maj Gogoi’s action: Shah

New Delhi, May 26: BJP president Amit Shah said today that he supported the decision of an Army major to tie a man to a jeep as a "shield" against st...

Oppn flexes muscles, attacks NDA govt on its 3rd anniversary

New Delhi, May 26: The opposition today launched a frontal attack on the NDA government on its third anniversary, with the Congress saying that the c...

Ayodhya case: Court asks Advani, Uma, Joshi to appear on May 30

Lucknow, May 26: A special CBI court today directed BJP stalwarts L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti to appear before it on May 30 for framing of...

BJP’s muscular policy responsible for Kashmir situation: Chavan

Srinagar, May 26: The Central government's 'muscular policy' is responsible for the "worst ever" situation in Kashmir, former Union minister Prithvir...

Supercop KPS Gill passes away

New Delhi, May 26: K P S Gill, the supercop credited with rooting out terrorism in Punjab with an iron hand, passed away today, succumbing to a kidne...

Swaraj thanks Pak establishment for Indian woman’s return

Uzma recalls her ordeal in Pakistan, says no place like India

New Delhi, May 25: Amid continued tensions with Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday profusely thanked the Pakistani establi...

Army chief meets Jaitley,briefs him on situation in Kashmir

New Delhi, May 25: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat today met Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and briefed him about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. The ...

Lt Gen Anbu reviews security situation

Srinagar, May 25: Army's Northern Command chief Lt General D Anbu today visited the formations and units in north and south Kashmir and reviewed the ...

Govt keeping close watch to check terror funding in Kashmir

New Delhi, May 25: The Centre today said it is keeping a close watch on illegal flow of funds to fuel militancy in Jammu and Kashmir and action is be...

UN rejects Pak claim that Indian troops targeted UN vehicle near LoC

United Nations, May 25: The United Nations has dismissed Pakistan Army's claim that its military observers came under attack from Indian troops near ...

Sawhney condoles demise of Jalmeria’s wife

JAMMU, May 25: Mr AK Sawhney (Advocate) former President JKHCBA has condoled the demise of Smt Shashi Bala wife of HC Jalmeria advocate, who passed a...

11 IAS, KAS officers transferred

JAMMU, May 25: The State Government today ordered transfers and postings of 11 IAS, KAS officers, with immediate effect. Mr. Owais Ahmed, IAS(JK:2014...

SHRC to hear human shield case on June 5

Srinagar, May 25: The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) will hear a petition next month relating to a man who was tied to an Arm...

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Indian troops target UN vehicle along LoC, claims Pak Army

Islamabad, May 24: A vehicle carrying two officers of a UN military observer group came under attack by the Indian troops during a visit to the Line ...

Trump was looking to fire Comey from day one: White House

Washington: The White House has defended US President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI chief James Comey, saying he had been considering to expel ...

NATO mulls sending thousands more troops to Afghanistan

London: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said today that military chiefs wanted a few thousand more troops from the alliance to be deployed in...

Australia to drug test unemployed in trial welfare crackdown

Sydney: Australia will drug test the newly-unemployed as part of a crackdown on people who blow their benefits on getting high, with data from sewage...

Xi Jinping, Moon Jae-In agree denuclearising North Korea ‘common goal’: Seoul

Seoul: Chinese leader Xi Jinping and new South Korean president Moon Jae-In agreed Thursday that denuclearising North Korea was a "common goal" betwe...

Xi Jinping, Moon Jae-In agree denuclearising North Korea ‘common goal’: Seoul


China protests to US over American delegation meeting Dalai

Beijing: China today lodged a diplomatic protest with the US over a Congressional delegation's meeting with the Dalai Lama in India, saying the move ...

US warns against N Korea travel after new arrest

Washington: The US has strongly warned its citizens against travelling to North Korea following the arrest of a fourth American citizen in the reclus...

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Sachin Pilot flays BJP Govt over law-and-order situation

Jaipur, May 26: Rajasthan’s Congress chief Sachin Pilot today alleged that the law-and-order situation at both the national and state level had deter...

PM pitches for CCTNS for better law and order

New Delhi, May 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged all state governments to accord high priority to the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network ...

Modi govt did in three yrs what all govts did not do in 70 yrs: Shah

Hyderabad, May 24: Highlighting the welfare and development schemes launched by the Narendra Modi government, BJP chief Amit Shah today said those qu...

HC seeks Kejriwal’s reply on fresh defamation suit by Jaitley

New Delhi, May 23: The Delhi High Court today sought the response of Arvind Kejriwal on a fresh Rs 10 crore defamation suit filed by Union Minister A...

NGT asks Agra Div Comm to provide data on trees near Taj Mahal

New Delhi, May 22: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Divisional Commissioner of Agra to provide information on the trees planted in the ec...

Frame national policy to protect indigenous cow breeds: NGT

New Delhi, May 23: The National Green Tribunal today rapped the Centre for the delay in holding a meeting with all states and union territories to fr...

Cong to field Monserratte in Panaji bypoll

Panaji, May 23: The opposition Congress in Goa has decided to field its former minister Atanasio Monserratte, expelled from party in year 2015, in up...

Mayawati attacks Yogi Govt over violence in Saharanpur

Saharanpur /Muzaffarnagar May 23: Attacking the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, BSP chief Mayawati today held the state administration r...


ADC Jammu Manhas felicitated

Jammu, May 26: Citizen Cooperative Bank Ltd Jammu today felicitated Information Director and Additional Deputy Commissioner (Jammu) Dr Arun Manhas in...

Training program on Labour Jurisprudence, Social Justice concludes

SRINAGAR, MAY 26: A five-day training program on the principles of Labour jurisprudence and Social Justice, as envisaged under the Constitution, whic...

Disenchantment among people reached an unprecedented level

Bhalla shows mirror to NDA Government on major failures in 3 Years

Jammu, May 26: Former Minister and senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla on Friday lashed out at the NDA government as it has planned celebrations to m...

Mehbooba chairs meeting to oversee, review Ramadhan arrangements

Directs uninterrupted power, water, essential supply during the month, installation of High mast lights, sanitation at congregational places

SRINAGAR, May 26: As the Holy month of Ramadhan is set to start across the world, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today reviewed the arrangements put ...

Heinous blind murder case solved within hours

JAMMU, May 26: An information was received on 25-05-2017 at P/S Khour that one lady namely Geeta Devi age 35 years W/o Ravinder Kumar R/o Pahariwala,...

Manhas donates vehicle to JYBT

JAMMU, May 26: For the past quite sometimes Jammu Yatri Bhawan Trust was in line for making arrangements for providing vehicle facility to the weaker...

Youth Congress protest over failures of Modi Govt

JAMMU, May 26: To lodge protest against complete failure of the BJP led NDA government at the Centre to fulfil promises made with the people during 2...

Accelerating financial assistance to Energy Efficiency projects

NEW DELHI, May 26: For accelerating the Financial assistance to energy efficiency projects a meeting was organized to discuss the financing initiativ...

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Legal Section

Rs.27.60 crore scam in J&K Housing Board

DB directs Senior AAG to file ATR within two weeks

Jammu, May 26: A Division Bench of State High Court comprising Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice B.S. Walia in a significant order directed Senior Addi...

HC directives in petition challenging KCS Paper

Jammu, May 24: In a petition seeking stay of KCS paper which is scheduled to be held on May 25, 2017, Justice Alok Aradhe of J&K High Court Jammu Win...

HC imposes cost of Rs 55000/- to CE

Jammu, May 24: In a petition filed by Jai Krishan & ors seeking directions to the official respondents to regularize their services with effect from ...

HC’s directive for Govt. Employees possessing 2 reserved categories

HC Quashes Govt. Order issued in derogation of Sec. 19 of J&K Reservation Act, 2004

Jammu, May 22: In a significant Judgment having wide public importance Justice Alok Aradhe of Jammu & Kashmir High Court has quashed Govt. Order date...

HC stayed the order of Change of time from 8 AM to 10 AM in Jammu Division during Summer

Jammu, May 20: In a petition filed by Jammu Kashmir Ladakh All Departments Clerical Staff Association challenging seeking quashment of the order wher...

Court awards rigorous life-imprisonment to husband dowry death case

Jammu, May 19: Principal Sessions Judge Udhampur Kikar Singh Parihar today awarded rigorous life-imprisonment to Kamlesh Kumar who killed his wife fo...

Court awards 8 years imprisonment in rape case

JAMMU, May 18: Principal Sessions Judge Kathua Vinod Chatterji Koul awarded 8 years imprisonment to Mohd Ayaz S/O Bashir Ahmad R/O Lohai, Morha Sarh...

Alleged Hushing up of RDA Scam by SVO

DB directs GAD to conclude enquiry within four months

JAMMU, May 17: In the much publicized Public Interest Litigation highlighting alleged hushing up of Rajouri Development Authority Scam wherein instea...


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