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Migrant worker from Bihar shot dead by terrorists in Bandipora

Cop injured as terrorists open fire at security personnel in Bijbehara

13/08/2022
SRINAGAR, Aug 12: A migrant worker from Bihar was shot dead by terrorists in Bandipora district, the latest in a series of targeted killings, officials said on Friday. The attack took place late Thursday night in Soadnara Sumbal in Bandipora. The deceased, identified as Mohd Amrez from Madhepura in Bihar, was a weaver. Amrez was aged around 20. Mohammad Tamheed, who identified himself as Amrez's brother, said they were sleeping when they heard gunshots around 12:20 am. "...my younger brother woke me up, saying some shots were fired. I told him to go back to sleep saying such things happen. But he told me that he will take a look as another brother was not in the room. "He went downstairs and saw him (Amrez) covered in blood. We called the Army. They came and took him to Hajin. The doctors there told us to take him to Srinagar, but he succumbed on the way," Tamheed said. Tamheed and Amrez's colleagues have appealed to the government to help them take his body back to Bihar. ...

3.65 lakh RFID registered persons performed Darshan at Holy Cave of Shri Amarnathji, highest in last 5 years: Lt Gov

Despite of inclement weather conditions for 20 days out of 44 days, overall Yatra remained satisfactory | RAS survey by yatris shows 93% satisfaction rating on various parameters

13/08/2022
SRINAGAR, Aug 12: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha congratulated all the stakeholders involved in the conduct of Shri Amarnathji Yatra. While add...

26 judges appointed to 6 High Courts; 127 HC judges appointed so far this year

13/08/2022
NEW DELHI, Aug 12: Twenty-six judges were appointed to six high courts on Friday, bringing the total number of HC judges appointed so far this year t...

Govt warns Doctors, Paramedics against private practice during official hours

13/08/2022
JAMMU, Aug 12: The Government on Friday asked doctors and paramedical staff to restrain from private practice during duty hours in Health Institution...

2 more persons arrested in connection with blast outside police post in Ramban

13/08/2022
RAMBAN, Aug 12: Two more persons have been arrested in connection with a blast outside a police post in Ramban district on August 2, officials said o...

HC goes tough in contempt cases; directs officers to file compliance or appear in person

13/08/2022
SRINAGAR, Aug 12: High Court Of Jammu & Kashmir And Ladakh At Srinagar comprising of Justice Wasim Sadiq Nargal has in case titled Harpal Singh T...

HC directs SSP Srinagar to secure presence of Director SKIMS; issues warrants

13/08/2022
SRINAGAR, Aug 12: High Court Of Jammu & Kashmir And Ladakh At Srinagar comprising of Justice Wasim Sadiq Nargal has in case titled Dr. Sheikh Riyaz ...

HC rejects compliance report, directs to file 'clear compliance' else officer directed to appear in person

13/08/2022
SRINAGAR, Aug 12: High Court Of Jammu & Kashmir And Ladakh At Srinagar comprising of Justice Wasim Sadiq Nargal has in case CPOWP No. 709/2017 titled...

India ranks third globally in start-up ecosystem and unicorns: Jitendra

13/08/2022
NEW DELHI, Aug 12: India ranks globally third in start-ups ecosystem and also in terms of the number of unicorns with the total number of privately h...

J&K reports 586 new Covid cases

13/08/2022
JAMMU, Aug 12: Jammu and Kashmir reported 586 fresh Covid cases on Friday, taking the infection tally to 4,72,597, officials said. Of the new cases,...

HC upholds PSA of two TRF associates

13/08/2022
JAMMU, Aug 12: Justice Sindhu Sharma of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court upholds the detention under PSA of Faheem Sultan Gojree and Hamid Faroo...

Four gangs of sim card vendors involved in selling sims by submitting forged documents busted

13/08/2022
JAMMU, Aug 12: In a major drive against the gangs of sim card vendors operating in District Jammu and involved in selling of sims based on fake d...

Shah stresses on introducing 5-Year strategy for Primary level Agricultural Credit

13/08/2022
NEW DELHI, Aug 12: Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Friday emphasised the need to formulate a five-year strategy for the Primary Agri...

National Flag to be hoisted on all Govt buildings, offices across J&K

13/08/2022
SRINAGAR, Aug 12: The Government today decided that all Government buildings/offices across the Union territory of Jammu & Kashmir including the educ...

India, NATO have been in touch for quite some time: MEA

13/08/2022
NEW DELHI, Aug 12: India and NATO have been in touch in Brussels at different levels for quite some time now, the Ministry of External Affairs said o...

No GST on residential premises if rented out for personal use: Govt

13/08/2022
NEW DELHI, Aug 12: The Government on August 12, 2022 said GST will not be applicable on residential units if they are rented out to private persons f...

Case registered against social media users for ‘live transmission of explicit content’

13/08/2022
SRINAGAR, Aug 12: Cyber Police Kashmir has registered a case against few unascertained Instagram handles for alleged transmission of explicit content...

PM should address nation to spell out reasons for him not taking on China on border row: Rahul

13/08/2022
NEW DELHI, Aug 12: Questioning the "silence" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the eastern Ladakh military standoff, former Congress president Rahul...

4 soldiers martyred in ‘fidayeen’ attack on army camp in Darhal; 2 terrorists dead in shootout

12/08/2022
JAMMU, Aug 11: Terrorists attacked an Army camp in Rajouri district on Thursday killing four soldiers and the two attackers were gunned down in t...

Jammu city records 189.6 mm in 24 hours, highest in 26 years

2 WOMEN WASHED AWAY IN FLASH FLOODS IN RAMBAN

12/08/2022
JAMMU, Aug 11: Jammu city recorded 189.6 mm rain in 24 hours, the highest downpour in a day in almost 26 years, causing landslides and flash floo...

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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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Department of Posts takes “Har Ghar Tiranga” Programme to every citizen of country

12/08/2022
New Delhi, Aug 11: Department of Posts with its omnipresent network of 1.5 lakh Post Offices, has taken "Har Ghar Tiranga" Programme to every citizen...

Taxman from Punjab on green mission; grows urban forests, vertical gardens

08/08/2022
Chandigarh, Aug 7: He is a taxman who keeps a hawk eye on tax evaders to protect government revenue. But at the same time, he has a passion to save t...

I will become a dictator, take action: TN CM

04/07/2022
Namakkal (TN), Jul 3: "I will become a dictator and take action if indiscipline and irregularity rear their heads," Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK...

Kerala gold smuggling case: Swapna Suresh claims she is receiving threat calls

04/07/2022
Kochi, Jul 3: Swapna Suresh, the prime accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case on Sunday said that she has been receiving threat calls for taking t...

3 killed, 7 injured in lightning strikes in UP

04/07/2022
Sitapur (UP), Jul 3: Three people were killed and seven others injured in separate incidents of lightning strike here on Sunday, an official said. S...

‘Personal attacks on judges for their judgements will lead to dangerous scenario’, cautions SC judge

04/07/2022
New Delhi, Jul 3: Supreme Court judge Justice JB Pardiwala on Sunday cautioned that personal attacks on judges for their judgements will lead to a "d...

Locals clash with police during anti-encroachment drive in Patna, SP injured in Bihar

04/07/2022
Patna, Jul 3: A clash ensued between Bihar police and locals during an anti-encroachment drive at Nepali Colony of Rajeev Nagar in Patna. Police used...

Goa court grants bail to 2 NCP workers held from resort where rebel Sena MLAs were lodged

04/07/2022
Panaji, Jul 3: The Goa Court on Sunday granted bail to two Maharashtra NCP leaders, who were arrested allegedly for using fake IDs to enter a popular...

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Chief Secretary reviews implementation of JJM in J&K

More than 1100 works stands allotted under the Mission

13/08/2022
SRINAGAR Aug 12: Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, today chaired a meeting at Civil Secretariat here to review the implementation of Jal Jeevan M...

11 grams of heroin recovered, peddler arrested

13/08/2022
Jammu, Aug 13: Con-tinuing it's drive against drug trafficking & substance abuse, Jammu Police achie-ved major success by recovering 11 grams of hero...

National Flag unfurled: CBC, Rajouri organizes ‘Mini ICOP’ at GDC Nowshera

13/08/2022
Nowshera, Aug 12: Under the aegis of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', the Central Bureau of Commu-nication (CBC), Ministry of Information & Broadcas-ting, ...

Power shutdown

13/08/2022
JAMMU, Aug 12: Technical Officer with Chief Engineer (Distribution), JPDCL Jammu has informed that the power supply to Udhampur Town, Ramnagar, Chena...

Tiranga our pride, our lifeline: Rana

13/08/2022
NAGROTA, Aug 12: Renewing his appeal of hoisting the tricolour on every rooftop as part of Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, Senior BJP leader Mr Devender S...

DIPR organises cultural programme in Bhartiya Vidya Mandir School

13/08/2022
JAMMU, Aug 12: Cult-ural Wing of Department of Information and Public Relations today organized a cultural program on Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav here at...

Har Ghar Tiranga to invoke patriotism among countrymen: Sham Sharma

13/08/2022
JAMMU, Aug 12: Former Minister and State Vice President Sham Lal Sharma on Friday said that Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign will invoke sense of patriotism...

GDC RS Pura conducts seminar to celebrate National Librarian’s Day

13/08/2022
JAMMU, Aug 12: Department of Library Science of GDC R. S. PURA conducted a seminar to celebrate National Librarian's Day under the aegis of IQAC, AKA...

OP-ED News

China’s double standards

13/08/2022
China’s perfidy is actually long-standing: in the last one decade, it has protected violent jihadists half a dozen times; Masood Azhar alone got help...

The Scent of Freedom

13/08/2022
There is perhaps no need to mention the importance of freedom separately, because there have been so many ups and downs in its hunger all over the wo...

The Shining Star

13/08/2022
Kudos to Bank of India Officer and Indian boxer NikhatZareen for clinching the gold medal in the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games after an emphatic w...

Medals cherry on the cake

12/08/2022
India won 61 medals in Birmingham, including 22 gold. It did much better in 2010 in New Delhi — 101 medals, including 38 gold. In the next two editio...

Earth is not another, save it only

12/08/2022
We all should contribute in preserving and nurturing nature. In this regard, the statement of Sunderlal Bahuguna, environmentalist and leader of th...

Brothers & sisters are as close as hands and feet

12/08/2022
Literally translated, raksha means protection while bandhan means bond. Raksha Bandhan, therefore, signifies the bond of love out which comes a sense...

The diplomatic limitations

11/08/2022
China's failure to intervene during the visit of Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, to Taiwan, notwithstanding the threats dis...

Meditation diverts from breastfeeding, how to drink nectar?

11/08/2022
In the changing times, new and modern mothers have many misconceptions about breastfeeding. In the modern era, mothers are refraining from feeding ...

Legal Section

Court sets aside order of attachment of property of the then Deputy Director, J&K Economics & Statistics

13/08/2022
Jammu, Aug 12: Special Judge Anti-corruption Kashmir CL Bavoria set-aside the passed by Commissioner/ Secretary to Government General Administrative ...

Mother has right to give step-father’s surname to child after demise of biological father: Supreme Court

06/08/2022
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NOS. 6325-6326 OF 2015 MRS. AKELLA LALITHA …APPELLANT (S) VERSUS SRI KON...

Vehicle Owner can’t be expected to verify genuineness of driver’s licence if he was satisfied with driving skills: Supreme Court

04/08/2022
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO. 4919 OF 2022 (ARISING OUT OF SLP (CIVIL) NO. 24933 OF 2019) RISHI...

Police arrests 2 drug peddlers, 1 bootlegger in Baramulla

Contraband substance, illicit liquor recovered

28/07/2022
Baramulla, Jul 28: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, police have arrested two drug peddlers in Baramulla and ...

Eleven Year RI to two Narco Smugglers

28/07/2022
Jammu, Jul 28: Principal Sessions Judge Samba Sonia Gupta today awarded eleven years rigorous imprisonment and fine Rs 1 lac to two Narco Smugglers n...

Non-Filing of application under section 8 of A&C Act does not debar party from seeking arbitration: CJ J&K&L High Court

14/07/2022
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JAMMU & KASHMIR AND LADAKH AT SRINAGAR CJ Court Reserved on: 25.03.2022 Pronounced on: 27.06.2022 Arb P No.6/2020 Anita ...

HC directs Director NIT to issue apponintment of petitioners as JE with compensation 5 lacs

08/07/2022
SrinAgar, Jul 7: Justice Sanjeev Kumar of Jammu & Kahsmir High Court at Srinagar Wing, while allowing the petition Faizan Amin and another, observed ...

HC expunges remarks against DySP by Trial Court

05/07/2022
Jammu, Jul 4: In a petition filed by DySP Sunny Gupta seeking expunging of adverse disparaging remarks/observations and directions passed by the tria...

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