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JKHCBA tells SC it did not support lawyers’ protest in Kathua case

20/04/2018
NEW DELHI, Apr 19: The Jammu High Court Bar Association today told the Supreme Court that it did not support lawyers’ protest in connection with the Kathua gangrape and murder case. The Bar Council of India told a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that they have constituted a team, headed by a former high court judge, which will visit Kathua to assess the situation relating to lawyers protest. Meanwhile, the Kathua District Bar Association told the bench, comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, that they have already withdrawn the strike on April 12 itself. Advocate Shoeb Alam, appearing for the state opposed the tagging of plea filed by the victim’s father, who is seeking the transfer of case from Kathua to Chandigarh, with the suo motu matter related to lawyers’ protest there. The bench, while clarifying that the administration of justice can’t be interfered with, asked the Jammu High Court Bar Association, BCI and others to file their affidavits by April...

BCI TEAM ARRIVES IN JAMMU, MEETS LAWYERS IN KATHUA

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: A five-member team of the Bar Council of India arrived here today and met lawyers in Kathua, who had held protests in connection with ...

President, First Lady pay obeisance at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine

GOVERNOR BRIEFS HIM ABOUT INITIATIVES TAKEN BY SHRINE BOARD FOR FACILITATION OF PILGRIMS

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind on Thursday paid obeisance at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine before ending their ...

Director SKICC attached

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today ordered attachment of Director Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC...

Kathua rape-murder matter sub judice, Govt to act accordingly: Dy CM

INTERNATIONAL CONSPIRACY GOING ON TO DESTABILIZE J&K ON COMMUNAL LINES

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said on Thursday that as the Kathua rape and murder case is sub judice, the government will act...

Swachhta Day celebrations organized at Samba

20/04/2018
SAMBA, Apr 19: District administration Samba organized a slew of activities to mark the Swachhta Day celebrations under the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan a...

23 health officials suspended

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Giving a loud message against the slackness and absenteeism in the health department, Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bh...

Army busts terrorist hideout

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Acting on specific intelligence inputs, Army at Doda alongwith JKP deployed in Gei, Dessa launched a search operation in Majmi area of...

Transfer of Inspectors, Sub Inspectors

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: In the interest of administration, the following Inspectors of & Police are hereby transferred from and to the places as shown against...

Bhim Singh raises serious objection on failure of Bar Council to extend its jurisdiction to J&K

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Prof. Bhim Singh, Sr. Advocate, Executive Chairman of State Legal Aid Committee, J&K today criticized the Bar Council of India for its...

Modi holds bilateral talks with several world leaders on CHOGM sidelines

20/04/2018
LONDON, Apr 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a series of bilateral meetings including discussions with Seychelles President Danny Faure and...

LOYA DEATH: SC says attempts to scandalise judiciary, dismisses pleas

20/04/2018
NEW DELHI, Apr 19: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed pleas seeking an independent probe into the death of special CBI judge B H Loya, ruling th...

Colleges, Schools shut in Kashmir as students’ protest continues

20/04/2018
SRINAGAR, Apr 19: Authorities today shut down several colleges and higher secondary schools in Kashmir to thwart student protests demanding justice f...

Every 15 minutes, a child is subjected to sexual offence in India: CRY

20/04/2018
NEW DELHI, Apr 19: A sexual offence is committed against a child in India every 15 minutes and there has been an increase of more than 500 per cent o...

North India likely to experience rains due to western disturbance: IMD

20/04/2018
NEW DELHI, Apr 19: An approaching western disturbance is expected to bring rainfall to northern Indian states such as Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pra...

CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN, A DEEP CONCERN: PREZ

19/04/2018
KATRA, Apr 18: President Ram Nath Kovind today condemned the rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir case as "he...

RASSANA MURDER AND RAPE CASE: Petition filed by Advocate in HC, seeking meeting with accused

GENERAL GUIDELINES, DIRECTIONS SOUGHT ON DIGNIFIED ADVOCATES - DETENUES MEETING IN JAILS; CASE LISTED TODAY

19/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 18: Mr A K Sawhney Advocate who has been engaged alongwith his chamber collegues in the much publicised Rassana Murder and Rape case h...

Mehbooba asks Universities to act as nurseries of good citizens, not mere examining bodies

Our material growth becomes meaningless if we are unable to become good human beings with compassion, humility, inclusive sense

19/04/2018
KATRA, Apr 18: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked universities to act as nurseries of good citizens and not mere examining bodies distrib...

Resume dialogue for peace: Farooq tells India, Pakistan

19/04/2018
AMRITSAR, Apr 18: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said, dialogue is the only way forward to herald peace in Indo-Pa...

Indo-Israel ties have reached new heights in last few years: Envoy

19/04/2018
NEW DELHI, April 18: The Indo-Israel relationship has reached new heights in the last few years and the reciprocal visit of prime ministers of both t...

World News

For Pakistani dockworkers in Dubai, kushti is a way of life

18/04/2018
Dubai, Apr 17: Every Friday evening in Dubai's bustling Deira district, a sandy lot is transformed into the ring of champions. It is kushti wrestling...

Saudi-led coalition threatens retaliation against Iran over missiles

28/03/2018
Riyadh, Mar 27: A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia has threatened retaliation against arch-foe Iran, accusing the Shiite power of being behind ...

North Korean leader Kim visits China: Reports

28/03/2018
Beijing, Mar 27: Speculation is rife that Kim Jong Un made a surprise visit to China after media reports that a special train believed to be carrying...

After shooting, students make emotional return to Florida school

27/02/2018
Washington, Feb 26: Students and teachers returned to a Florida school for the first time since 17 people were killed there, consoling each other eve...

Bangladesh court extends bail for Zia until March 13

27/02/2018
Dhaka, Feb 26: A court in Bangladesh today extended the bail of imprisoned ex-prime minister and main opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia until March 13...

Ex- Donald Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty to conspiracy, lying

25/02/2018
COLUMBIA: President Donald Trump`s former campaign deputy Rick Gates pleaded guilty Friday to fraud and lying, pledging to cooperate with Special Cou...

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

22/02/2018
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

12/02/2018
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...

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Sitharaman visits Arunachal, Assam

20/04/2018
Tezpur (Assam), Apr 19: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today visited the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh to inspect the Indian Air Force'...

Two cubs found dead, case registered

20/04/2018
Jaipur, Apr 19: A case was registered against unidentified persons in connection with the death of two cubs in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan...

Govt doctor suspended for thrashing woman patient

19/04/2018
Ferozepur, Apr 18: A government doctor, who allegedly thrashed a woman patient at the Civil Hospital here, has been suspended by the Punjab Health de...

Ghanshyam Tiwari takes dig at Parnami

19/04/2018
Jaipur, Apr 18: Ghanshyam Tiwari, a rebel BJP leader and president of the Deendayal Vahini, claimed today that the change in the state BJP leadership...

Lottery sellers meet Uddhav for streamlining GST

19/04/2018
Mumbai, Apr 18: A delegation of lottery agents and sellers today called upon Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray at the latter's residence here and ...

SC asks Jay Shah, web portal to try to settle defamation case

19/04/2018
New Delhi, Apr 18: The Supreme Court today asked Jay Shah, son of BJP president Amit Shah and 'The Wire' and its scribes, to try to amicably settle t...

HC reserves order on BJD MP bail plea

19/04/2018
Cuttack, Apr 18: The Orissa High Court today reserved its order on the bail plea of BJD MP Ramachandra Hansda, arrested for his alleged role in a pon...

HC stays M.Phil admission in JNU under disabled quota

19/04/2018
New Delhi, Apr 18: The Delhi High Court today stayed the admission for M.Phil and PhD courses in the five per cent unfilled seats for students with d...

Local

Zulfkar for making tribal hostels ‘Institutions of Excellence’

Bats for doubling the intake capacity of tribal hostels across state

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today stressed on making trib...

Army Medical Chief calls on Dr Jitendra

20/04/2018
NEW DELHI, Apr 19: The Army Medical Chief, Lt. Gen. Bipin Puri called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Develop ment...

Plea of cattle release rejected in Bovine smuggling case

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Judicial Magistrate First class, Bishnah Girja Shavan rejected the Application for the release of cattles seized by the Police of Poli...

LMD penalizes Easy Day store Channi Himmat for overcharging

Imposes Rs.20.000 fine

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Acting on the complaint of consumer for being overcharged while purchasing at Easy day store at Channi Himmat, the Depart ment of Lega...

VOJ produces Challan against then Manager of Ellaqai Dehati Bank

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Challan against Ominder Kharoo, then Branch Manager Ellaqai Dehati Bank Pranoo Doda and co-accused Riaz Ahmed @ Raju S/O Lassa Malik R...

PHC Sawari found locked, officials attached

20/04/2018
RAJOURI, Apr 19: During a surprise inspection, a team deputed by Block Medical Officer Kandi found that none of officials posted in the N T-PHC was ...

6 Kgs Ganja seized

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: In continuation to operation Sanjeevani, a special drive against drugs launched by Jammu Police, today Police team from PP Narwal whil...

Deputations of industrialists, Patwaries, dental surgeons, civil society meet Mehbooba

Put up demands, seek action; CM assures to look into

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Several deputations from different walks of life met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today and apprised her of their problems ...

OP-ED News

Giving pace to major developmental projects

20/04/2018
The Centre Government is all set to release a handsome amount under Prime Minister's Development Package (PMDP) to Jammu and Kashmir in the State sec...

Failing to become reality

19/04/2018
Making mockery of an important institution, several Government departments have failed to translate into reality many decisions taken by the District...

Letting down Jammu

18/04/2018
The Government is maintaining double standards by rejecting the demand for Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) probe into Rassana rape-cum-murder ...

Alternate mechanism

17/04/2018
Notwithstanding green signal from the arbitrator, the resumption of work on 850 Mega Watt Ratle Hydroelectric Project on River Chenab in Kishtwar dis...

The Sant Satguru

69th birthday of Madhu Param Hans ji Maharaj

17/04/2018
Born in a small village of Bhopal, Satguru ji, right from his childhood, had a unique identity. He didn't get entangled in the material Mayaic world....

Helping the youths

16/04/2018
In a decision aimed at helping the youths from border districts of Jammu and Kashmir, both living along the International Border (IB) as well as Line...

Scant attention

15/04/2018
Several Administrative Departments have been paying scant attention towards the vital decisions taken by the District Development Boards of Rajouri a...

Hiccups continue to create impediments

13/04/2018
Owing to administrative hiccups and slackness in removal of bottlenecks, six Housing Colonies which were planned several years back to meet housing n...

Legal Section

Alleged Hushing up of RDA Scam by SVO

GAD files fresh status report, seeks more time to disclose current status of inquiry

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: In the much publicized PIL highlighting alleged hushing up of Rajouri Development Authority Scam, the General Administration Departmen...

129 ISM centers rendered defunct due to withdrawal of Doctors

SAC took serious note and issued directions to Health Dept

20/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 19: Taking serious note of the Media reports/complaints regarding alleged malfunctioning and administrative break down in the Indian Syste...

Show more sensitivity in dealing with questions relating to fundamental rights: HC to Courts

19/04/2018
Jammu, Apr 18: While allowing petition seeking quashment of order of cancellation of bail, Justice Janak Raj Kotwal observed that the Presiding Offic...

Alleged leaked conversation of Ex-MD JKPCC for fixing SVO

SAC issues notices to GAD/PWD for response seeking CB’s impleadment

18/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 17: A Full Bench of State Accountability Commission headed by its Chairperson Chief Justice (Retd) B.A. Khan and Members Justice (Retd) J....

Court quashes proceedings against docs allegedly booked for death of preganant lady

17/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 16: In a petition filed by Dr. Muqarab Hussain and Anr who are doctor by professions seeking quashment order impugned dated 16th May, 2014...

Perverse order cannot fall within the definition PC Act: HC

16/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 15: While quashing FIR registered by the Vigilance in the year 1986, Justice MK Hanjura of J&K High Court after hearing Adv Abhinab Sharma...

HC seeks Commissioner-Secretary PDD & MD JKPDC to appear in person

13/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 12: In a contempt petition, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey took serious note and directed Commissioner-Secretary to the Government, Power Dev...

PIL against illegal encroachment in old city by shopkeepers

DB takes serious note of violations by shopkeepers

12/04/2018
JAMMU, Apr 11: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Jagidsh Chander Gupta to highlight the illegal encroachments by the shopkeepers and other unk...

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