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5,580 COVID-19 cases, 72 deaths in Jammu in a week

1330 new positive cases, 15 deaths in last 24 hours

19/09/2020
JAMMU, Sep 18: The Jammu region has been witnessing a steady rise in coronavirus cases and deaths, with over 5,500 people testing positive and 72 dying of the infection in just past one week, official data reveals. As per the statistics, 72 persons have died due to Covid-19 from September 12 till date. As many as 5,580 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the past one week, the data stated. The highest 875 cases were reported on September 13, followed by 838 on September 12, 837 on September 14, 832 on September 16 and 772 on September 18, as per the data. In comparison, the Kashmir Valley reported 40 deaths and 3,749 cases during this time. BJP senior leader and former deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta expressed concern over the rise in coronavirus cases, calling it alarming. "Even after the lockdown, the situation has not improved. There is a fear that people here will die without any medical care as the UT machinery is not equipped to deal with a worsening situation," ...

Lok Sabha adjourns 4 times amid Opposition din

19/09/2020
NEW DELHI, Sep 18: Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned four times on Friday following Opposition protests over certain remarks by BJP members, inclu...

Naib Tehsildars to issue Domicile Certificates to PRC holders

Lt Gov sets timelines for digitization of Revenue records, delivery of Domicile Certificates

19/09/2020
SRINAGAR, Sep 18: The government is authorizing Naib Tehsildars to issue Domicile Certificates to PRC holders and their family members. The decis...

Unexploded mortar shell destroyed in Poonch

19/09/2020
JAMMU, Sep 18: Four unexploded live mortar shells fired by Pakistan army during the ceasefire violation along the Line of Control in Poonch district ...

DB asks CS for looking into matter of availability of funds, ensure no delay in completion of infrastructure projects

19/09/2020
JAMMU, Sep 18: In a Public Interest Litigation, Division Bench of J&K High Court Compirising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Puneet Gupta o...

DB asks CS for looking into matter of availability of funds, ensure no delay in completion of infrastructure projects

19/09/2020
DB asks CS for looking into matter of availability of funds, ensure no delay in completion of infrastructure projects

MHA asks states to ensure free movement of oxygen carrying vehicles

19/09/2020
NEW DELHI, Sep 18: The Union Home Ministry on Friday asked all states to ensure free movement of oxygen carrying vehicles without any restriction as ...

Woman injured as Pakistani troops shell forward areas along LoC in Poonch

19/09/2020
JAMMU, Sep 18: A woman was injured as Pakistani troops engaged in heavy firing and mortar shelling in forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) i...

89 DySPs transferred

19/09/2020
JAMMU, Sep 18: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has ordered transfer and postings of 89 Deputy Superintendents of Police (DySPs) wit...

Govt's high-power China Study Group carries out comprehensive review of situation in eastern Ladakh

19/09/2020
NEW DELHI, Sep 18: The government on Friday carried out a comprehensive review of the overall situation in eastern Ladakh including India's operation...

SHOPIAN ENCOUNTER: Army finds ‘prima facie’ evidence against its men, initiates proceedings under Army Act

19/09/2020
SRINAGAR, Sep 18: The Army has found "prima facie" evidence its troops "exceeded" powers under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act during an enco...

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 52-lakh mark, recovery rate stands at 78.86%

19/09/2020
NEW DELHI, Sep 18: India's COVID-19 tally crossed 52-lakh mark with a spike of 96,424 new cases and 1,174 deaths in the last 24 hours, said Union Min...

Trump lauds Modi as ‘great leader, loyal friend’ on his 70th birthday

19/09/2020
WASHINGTON, Sep 18: US President Donald Trump greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday, praising him as a "great leader and loyal fr...

Complete investigation in terror cases in time-bound manner: IGP Jammu

19/09/2020
JAMMU, Sep 18: Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu region, Mukesh Singh has directed district police chiefs to complete investigations in terror...

Govt trying to end MSP through farm bills, attacking farmers’ livelihood: Cong

19/09/2020
NEW DELHI, Sep 18: Likening farmers to the "Pandavas" and the Centre to the "Kauravas", the Congress on Friday accused the government of trying to en...

3 Hizbul militants, woman killed in Batamaloo encounter

18/09/2020
SRINAGAR, Sep 17: Three Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants and a civilian woman were killed, while two CRPF personnel, including an officer, sustai...

IT Deptt searches hotelier, jeweller in Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam

18/09/2020
NEW DELHI, Sep 17: The Income Tax Department has conducted raids on a prominent hotelier and a jeweller based in Jammu and Kashmir on charges of alle...

Pulwama-type attack averted with recovery of 52 kg of explosives

18/09/2020
JAMMU, Sep 17: A Pulwama-style terror strike was averted by the Indian Army with the recovery of 52 kg of explosives on Thursday in Kashmir's Kar...

No force can stop Indian troops from patrolling Ladakh border: Rajnath

18/09/2020
NEW DELHI, Sep 17: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that no force in the world can stop Indian troops from patrolling the country'...

Opposition demands restoration of status quo ante of April on LAC with China

18/09/2020
NEW DELHI, Sep 17: Opposition leaders in the Rajya Sabha asked the government on Thursday to restore status quo ante as on April this year on the Ind...

World News

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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Shiv Sena’s former chief in Madhya Pradesh shot dead, wife and daughter injured

03/09/2020
Madhya Pradesh, SEPT 2: A former president of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Shiv Sena was shot dead while his wife and daughter were injured in an a...

Meeting on preservation of water bodies convened in Anantnag

03/09/2020
ANANTNAG, SEPT 2: The District Administration Anantnag under the chair of ADC, Ghulam Hassan Sheikh today convened a meeting of concerned officers on...

Over 80 % appear for JEE (Main) on Wednesday

03/09/2020
NEW DELHI, SEPT 2: Around 80 to 85 % of the candidates took the JEE exam in the morning shift on Wednesday as they braved odds due to the restrictio...

Punjab CM orders probe into attack on Suresh Raina’s relatives

02/09/2020
PUNJAB, SEPT 1 :Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday a special investigation team of the state police will probe the attack on India...

To cater to demand, more special trains being planned: Railways

02/09/2020
NEW DELHI, SEPT 1: The Centre may soon announce more special trains in addition to the 230 trains that are currently operating in a bid to cater to d...

Tourism industry hopes for turnaround after Goa opens borders, bars under Unlock 4

02/09/2020
GOA, SEPT 1: The Goa government’s decision to lift all restrictions on the movement of people across the state borders under Unlock 4 has offered ho...

Railways likely to run 100 more passenger trains during Unlock 4.0

02/09/2020
NEW DELHI, SEPT 1: The Indian Railways is planning to run more passenger trains in addition to already running trains as the country entres Unlock 4...

Railways likely to run 100 more passenger trains during Unlock 4.0

02/09/2020
NEW DELHI, SEPT 1: The Indian Railways is planning to run more passenger trains in addition to already running trains as the country entres Unlock 4...

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Suresh Raina to set up cricket academy in J&K

Sports to give new direction to JK youth: Lt Governor

19/09/2020
SRINAGAR, Sep 18: International cricketer Suresh Raina today called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha here today. The celebrity cricketer, on the r...

Samba admin prioritizes filling of infrastructural gaps for improving essential services

19/09/2020
SAMBA Sep 18: District Administration Samba has decided to address the issues of immediate nature including provision for better essential services b...

DG Social Welfare participates in Jan Abhiyan Programme at Samba

19/09/2020
SAMBA, Sep 18: Director General Social Welfare Department Jammu, Rehana Batul today visited Samba District and participated in the ongoing Jan Abhiya...

BLSKS presents Dogri musical concert on ‘Drug Abuse’

19/09/2020
JAMMU, Sep 18: To promote the traditional culture of J&K & to aware the masses, Bhartiya Lok Sangeet Kala Sansthan presented musical concert on drug...

Samoon reviews constitution of Task Force for implementation of National Education Policy

19/09/2020
SRINAGAR, Sep 18: Principal Secretary, School Education & Skill Develop-ment, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today, chaired a meeting regarding constitution ...

Salal Power Station celebrates Vishwkarma Day

19/09/2020
JAMMU, Sep 18: Vishwakarma Day was celebrated with religious fervour, enthusiasm and zeal at Salal Power Station on Thursday. Pooja of Baba Vishwakar...

Lt Governor launches NGDRS in J&K

System aims to ensure hassle-free service delivery and transparency in registration process

19/09/2020
SRINAGAR, Sep 18: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha launched the National Generic Docu-ment Registration System (NGDRS) at a ceremony organized at Dep...

Khan interacts with JEE toppers

19/09/2020
SRINAGAR, Sep 18: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today interacted with Humaira Rashid, Danish Hamid and Aaqib Javaid who recently cracke...

OP-ED News

A welcome move by GoI

19/09/2020
It was necessary to send a message to the country by the top leadership of democracy that if everyone's earnings in the country have decreased, then ...

Facing hardships in rainy season

18/09/2020
A construction was started on the much talked about 12 km long Guni -HatliMorh road in October 2015, which missed the deadline of its completion in M...

Facing hardships in rainy season

17/09/2020
A construction was started on the much talked about 12 km long Guni -HatliMorh road in October 2015, which missed the deadline of its completion in M...

Illegally occupying Govt bungalows

17/09/2020
The High Court of J&K has granted 10 days times to government to update the status/ compliance, on the Affidavit of the Principal Secretary/ Secretar...

In-depth inquiry needed

16/09/2020
The PMAY-U is the flagship mission of the Government of India being implemented by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to address housing...

Failing to complete the road

15/09/2020
A foundation stone of a road was laid by the then Works Minister, Altaf Bukhari along with then Minister of Health and Medical Education of J&K, Ch. ...

Hindi is for whole world

14/09/2020
Hindi is the second most spoken language in the world today. More than 75% of people in India speak or understand Hindi. As per the 2011 census 52.83...

Frightening figures

13/09/2020
The economies of not only India but of the world have collapsed due to the Corona epidemic. After the lockdown in India, the state of the economy has...

Legal Section

DB directives in PIL regarding road Widening

03/09/2020
Jammu, Sep 2: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Civil Society Tral regarding road widening, Division Bench of J&K High Court Comprising Chief ...

Court rejects bail in rape case

03/09/2020
Jammu, SepT 2: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Kamlesh Pandit rejected the bail application of one Mukesh Gupta S/O Romesh Chander Gupta R/O A.G 211, ...

Court awards life-imprisonment to husband, 2 Lakhs of compensation to victim family

01/09/2020
JAMMU, AUG 31: Principal Sessions Judge Jammu Sanjeev Gupta today awarded life-impriosnment to Jaswant Singh S/o Jai Singh R/o Bhoper, Teh...

DB refuses to quash the FIR in Misappropriation 633.14 quintals of rice

28/08/2020
Jammu, Aug 27: A Division Bench of J&K High Court Comprising Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Sanjay Dhar dismissed the petition challenging t...

Court acquits cop facing trial in NDPS

28/08/2020
Jammu, Aug 27: Principal Sessions Judge Rajouri Jaffer Hussain Beigh acquitted Mehboob Qadir S/O Ghulam Qadir R/O Thanaang Tehsil Darhal, District Ra...

HC dismisses petitions of for release of NC leaders

27/08/2020
Jammu, Aug 26: Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey dismissed bunch of petitions filed by National Conference seeking release of their leaders from House arre...

Court rejects bail of Secy River Jhelum Cooperative House Building Society in 250 Cr Scam

23/08/2020
JAMMU, AUG 22:Special Judge Anticorruption Kashmir RN Wattal today rejected bail application of Abdul Hamid Hajam, secretary of the non-existent Rive...

Court rejects bail in kidnapping, rape case

22/08/2020
JAMMU, AUG 21: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Kamlesh Pandit rejected the bail application of one Sajad Ahmed Bhat who was facing trial in rape an...

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