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Modi to launch COVID-19 vaccination drive on January 16

15/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch India's COVID-19 vaccination drive on January 16 via video conferencing and adequate doses of the two made-in-India vaccines have been delivered across the country to all states and Union Territories, the government said on Thursday. This will be the world's largest vaccination programme covering the entire length and breadth of the country and all preparations are in place to initiate the programme on the principles of 'Jan Bhagidari', the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement. Prime Minister Modi will launch the pan-India rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination drive on January 16 at 10:30 AM via video conferencing, the PMO said. A total of 3,006 session sites across all states and UTs will be virtually connected during the launch and around 100 beneficiaries will be vaccinated at each session site on the first day, the statement said. Separately, sources said Modi is likely to interact via video link with some health...

Centre sends rulebook to states

15/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 14: Two days to go for the rollout of the Covid vaccines, the Centre circulated the dos and don’ts for vaccination to the states this ...

India & China continue to maintain close communication: MEA on Ladakh standoff

India, US have common interest in promoting security in Indo-Pacific; India will not have R-Day chief guest due to global coronavirus situation

15/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 14: India and China continue to maintain close communication through diplomatic and military channels with the objective of ensuring c...

Naeem Akhtar admitted to hospital

15/01/2021
SRINAGAR, Jan 14: Senior PDP leader Naeem Akhtar, who was arrested in December, was admitted to a private hospital on Thursday after he fell unconsci...

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board’s hi-tech Call Centre inaugurated

Initiative aimed at creating robust response mechanism: Lt Governor

15/01/2021
KATRA, Jan 14: Taking a major leap towards creating a robust response mechanism to address the queries and grievances regarding Shri Mata Vaishno...

3 COVID-19 deaths reported in J&K

15/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 14: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday recorded 79 new positive cases and three deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of infecti...

Committed to resolve disputes through talks; will stand firm against any attempt to ‘unilaterally’ change status quo: Army Chief

15/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 14: The Indian Army will stand firm against any attempt to "unilaterally" change the "status quo" at the borders and its desire for pe...

Govt-farmers talks to take place as scheduled on Friday; Tomar says hopeful of positive discussion

15/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 14: The government's ninth round of negotiations with protesting farmer unions will take place as scheduled on Friday and the Centre i...

India records less than 20,000 new COVID-19 cases daily during last 7 days

15/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 14: India reported 16,946 new COVID-19 cases and 198 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday. With thi...

Lok Sabha session to begin on Jan 29, Union Budget to be presented on Feb 1

15/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 14: The Budget Session of Parliament will commence on January 29 and the Union Budget will be presented on February 1. The session is ...

Befitting reply if any ‘superpower’ hurts national pride: Rajnath

15/01/2021
BENGALURU, Jan 14: India does not want a war but its soldiers are capable of giving befitting reply if any 'superpower' hurts the country's pride, De...

Rahul asks why PM is silent on Chinese troops sitting inside Indian territory

15/01/2021
MADURAI, Jan 14: Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government for China's alleged entry in Indian territory, Congress leader Rahu...

150-m cross-border tunnel detected by BSF along IB in Hiranagar sector

Deliberate effort by Pak to push terrorists in J&K, cross-border tunnels made with engineering techniques: BSF IG

14/01/2021
Jammu, Jan 13: A 150-metre tunnel constructed along the International Border (IB) to facilitate infiltration of terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir fro...

J&K receives first batch of Covishield vaccine

14/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 13: Jammu and Kashmir today received the first batch of Covid-19 vaccine (Covishield) from Serum Institute of India, Pune. As many as 1,46...

Police arrests 23 people in connection with cyber frauds, hacking

14/01/2021
SRINAGAR, Jan 13: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested 23 people after multiple raids were conducted at different call centres in Srinagar in co...

J&K Bank’s executive manager among 6 booked by CBI for depositing Rs 12.84 cr in banned currency

14/01/2021
New Delhi, Jan 13: Over four years after the demonetisation exercise, the CBI has booked the executive manager of a bank, three firm proprietors and ...

Srinagar records minus 7.8 degrees Celsius, lowest in 8 years

14/01/2021
SRINAGAR, Jan 13: The Kashmir Valley reeled under severe cold, with Srinagar city the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir recording its lowest minim...

Fighting menace of terrorism requires robust support from UNSC, international community: India

14/01/2021
United Nations, Jan 13: India on Wednesday said that the UN mission in Mali is overburdened with a huge mandate but is functioning with inadequate re...

J&K records 121 new coronavirus cases, no deaths reported

14/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 13: Jammu and Kashmir did not record any coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours but 121 new positive cases took the number of infected pe...

NSA Doval visits Kabul, discusses Afghan peace process, combating terrorism

14/01/2021
New Delhi, Jan 13: National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday visited Kabul and met with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and his Afgh...

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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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Goyal reviews progress of work on Railways National Project in J&K

31/12/2020
New Delhi, Dec 30: Piyush Goyal, Minister for Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution. reviewed the progress o...

Kerala HC rejects Manjeswaram MLA’s bail plea

01/12/2020
Kochi (Kerala), Nov 30: The Kerala High Court on Monday rejected the bail plea of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader and Manjeswaram MLA MC Kam...

Thousands bid farewell to soldier from Assam killed in Uri

17/11/2020
Dhubri, Nov 16: The mortal remains of soldier Haradhan Chandra Roy, killed in action at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, were consigned to flames with full ...

NSUI holds protest against downfall of India’s economy

09/11/2020
New Delhi, Nov 8: National Students' Union of India (NSUI) carried out a protest lead by NSUI National President Neeraj Kundan against Demoneti-zatio...

NSUI holds protest against downfall of India’s economy

09/11/2020
New Delhi, Nov 8: National Students' Union of India (NSUI) carried out a protest lead by NSUI National President Neeraj Kundan against Demoneti-zatio...

PM inaugurates new tourist attractions, projects near Statue of Unity

31/10/2020
Kevadiya (Guj), Oct 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat, inaugurated as many as 17 new projects including new tour...

NRIS quota affront to candidates who prepare for admission to law varsities: Orissa HC

25/10/2020
Cuttack, Oct 24: The Orissa High Court has observed that a reservation for the non-resident Indian sponsored (NRIS) category for admission to nationa...

DMK protests against Governor for delaying nod to NEET quota

25/10/2020
Chennai, Oct 24: DMK cadres staged a protest near the Raj Bhavan here on Saturday seeking Governor Banwarilal Purohit's nod for a Bill envisaging 7.5...

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Advisor Baseer visits Mansar

15/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 14: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today called for concerted efforts towards effective execution of comprehensive Man...

Advisor Farooq holds public grievances redress camp, interactive session with farmers at Jathi

15/01/2021
DODA, Jan 14: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, today held an interactive session cum public grievances redressal camp at Jathi during his...

JKPCC slams BJP for undermining understanding and political sagacity of people of Jammu

15/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 14: JKPCC Chief GA Mir on Thursday claimed that BJP government in the midst of a collapsing economy, "turning a disaster into an opportun...

J&K people stamped NC as a force to reckon with in DDC elections: Rana

15/01/2021
RAJOURI, Jan 14: Desc-ribing National Conference as pan Jammu and Kashmir party, Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana today said its vast mass...

NCERT book claiming Mughals rebuilt temples classic case of twisting history: Kavinder

15/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 14: Former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta termed the response of NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) over ...

Seeking merger of Dharmarth Trust temples with Shine Board, employees continues on hunger strike

15/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 14: Dem-anding the merger of all Dharmarth Trust temples with Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board SMVDSB for their proper development and ...

Dheeraj calls for expediting PM SVANidhi registrations

15/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 14: Principal Secretary, Housing & Urban Development Department, Dheeraj Gupta, convened a meeting to discuss developments regarding PM SV...

President FCIK calls on Chairman PCB

15/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 14: Presi-dent, FCIK, Shahid Kamili called on Chairman, JK Pollution Control Board, Suresh Chugh today to discuss various issues with rega...

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Court restrains management of Amar Singh Club from enrolling, admitting new members

13/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 12: Sub-Judge Jammu Pawan Sharma restrain Management of Amar Singh Club from enrolling and admitting new members to the club. This signifi...

Court rejects bail of Militant supporter

09/01/2021
Jammu, Jan 8: Special Judge NIA Sunit Gupta rejected the bail application of Nazar Hussain. Age 23 years S/O Said Ajam R/O Village Raipur. Tehsil and...

Not open to the Court to deeply analyze merits of the prosecution case in Anticipatory Bail plea holds HC

02/01/2021
HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU WP(C) No. 1469/2020(O&M) (Through Video Conferencing) Decided on: 28.12.2020 Chaman Kumar and others …Pe...

HC rejects bail application of in-laws, relatives of abetment to suicide victim

01/01/2021
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU (THROUGH VIRTUAL MODE) Bail App No.213/2020, CrlM Nos.1292,1531 & 1532/2020 Reserved on: 16.12...

NIA Court framed charges against four in Lethpora CRPF camp attack

01/01/2021
Jammu, Dec 31: Special Judge NIA Jammu Sunit Gupta today framed char-ges against Fayaz Ahmad Magray, Nisar Ahmad Tantray, Syed Hilal Andrabia & Irsha...

Misconduct in issuance of licence, permission of construction in favour of private persons as illegal occupants on the defence land

Court refuses to accept closure report and directs CBI for further investigation

31/12/2020
Jammu, Dec 30: Special Judge CBI Cases Srinagar MS Parihar refused to accept closure report in alleged Misconduct in the issuance of licence/permissi...

Anticipatory Bail Application stands Dismissed, This was filed by two accused’ RDD employees - after committing financial frauds

31/12/2020
HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU (Through Video Conferencing) Reserved On: 23.12.2020. Pronounced On: 29 .12.2020. Bail App No. 247/202...

Renewal of licenses for trade in liquor is not matter of right: DB

29/12/2020
Jammu, Dec 28: A Division Bench of Jammu & Kashmir High Court Comprising Chief Justice (A) Rajesh Bindal & Justice Sanjay Dhar observed that Renewal ...

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