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Anyone picking up the gun in Kashmir will be neutralised: Lt Gen Dhillon

#Pakistan Army, ISI involved in Pulwama terror attack; Our commanders leading anti-terrorist operations from the front, reducing civilian casualties

SRINAGAR, Feb 19: The Army on Tuesday said the leadership of Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in Kashmir was "eliminated less than 100 hours" after the February 14 CRPF convoy attack in Pulwama and warned that those who pick up the gun will be neutralised unless they surrender. In a first joint briefing with senior officers of CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir Police, Corps Commander of the Army's 15 Corps, Lieutenant General Kanwaljeet Singh Dhillon, said, "The JeM leadership has been eliminated in the Valley in less than 100 hours since the attack." He said, "All those who pick up the gun will be eliminated unless they surrender. We were tracking the top JeM leadership since February 14 attack." JeM had claimed responsibility for the attack on the convoy in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed. "The convoy attack was carried out by Jaish-e-Mohammad which is being controlled from Pakistan with an active support of ISI and the Pakistan Army. Top JeM commanders, most of them Pakistan...

Curfew relaxed in phased manner

JAMMU, Feb 19: Residents of Jammu Tuesday thronged markets to buy essential commodities as authorities here relaxed curfew in a phased manner in the ...

Country will never forget the sacrifice of soldiers in Pulwama: Modi

VARANASI, Feb 19: "The country will never forget the sacrifice made by the security personnel in Pulwama and will always thank their families for sen...

Security forces’ ops against Pak-sponsored terror groups, not against Kashmiris: Guv

NEW DELHI, Feb 19: Governor Satya Pal Malik Tuesday said the ongoing operations by security forces were against Pakistan-sponsored terror groups and ...

Major bureaucratic reshuffle: 10 IAS, 24 KAS officers transferred

#Shahid DC Srinagar, Singla DC Kathua

Jammu, Feb 19: The administration on Tuesday ordered transfers and postings of 10 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and 24 Kashmir Administrative S...

Israel offers unconditional help to India to defend itself, especially against terror: Envoy

NEW DELHI, Feb 19: Israel has offered unconditional help to India in defending itself, especially against terrorism, asserting that "there is no limi...

Rajnath reviews J&K situation; NSA, Home Secy attend meeting

All credit goes to our security forces: Rajnath

New Delhi, Feb 19: A day after three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists were gunned down in an encounter in Pulwama, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh...

Years of apathy resulted in hard-pressed situation of subordinate judiciary: SC

NEW DELHI, Feb 19: The Supreme Court Tuesday said years of apathy by various state governments has resulted in a situation that the subordinate judic...

Pak PM making lame excuse on Pulwama: India

NEW DELHI, Feb 19: India on Tuesday dubbed as "a lame excuse" Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's statement that he would take action if "actionable...

Pulwama carnage mastermind among 3 Jaish terrorists killed; Major, 3 jawans also martyred

Brigade Commander, Lt Colonel, DIG among 9 injured

SRINAGAR, Feb 18: Three Jaish terrorists, including a Pakistani commander of the group linked to the February 14 CRPF bombing, and an Army major were...

Curfew relaxed for 3 hours in 5 areas, authorities urge people to maintain peace

JAMMU, Feb 18: The authorities Monday relaxed curfew for three hours in parts of the city where it was imposed on Friday following massive anti-Pakis...

MHA briefs EC about JK situation on holding simultaneous LS, Assembly polls

NEW DELHI, Feb 18: A high-level team of the Ministry of Home Affairs, led by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, on Monday briefed the Election Commiss...

Fire damages medicines worth lakhs at GMC hospital

JAMMU, Feb 18: Medicines worth lakhs of rupees got destroyed in a major fire which broke out at the drug store of the Government Medical College (GMC...

Strong action must be taken against terrorists, those who aid them: India-Argentina joint statement

New Delhi, Feb 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Argentine President Mauricio Macri Monday asserted that strong measures must be taken against ter...

Time for talks has passed: PM Modi after Pulwama attack

NEW DELHI, Feb 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the time for talks has passed and called on world leaders for united action against te...

Morale of armed forces high: Rajnath

New Delhi, Feb 18: The morale of armed forces in the country is high and they are achieving success in neutralising terrorists, Union Home Minister R...

Kulbhushan Jadhav given death sentence in ‘opaque trial’, should be released: India to ICJ

THE HAGUE [NETHERLANDS], Feb 18: India on Monday told the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that its national Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to d...

Swaraj meets her Moroccon counterpart, discusses ways to enhance bilateral ties

RABAT, Feb 18: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Moroccon counterpart Nasser Bourita Monday held talks during which they reviewed the c...

J&K Bank postpones recruitment examination

SRINAGAR, Feb 18: Amid the unfolding situation within the state and in response to the apprehensions expressed by the candidates through print, elect...

BJP using Pulwama terror strike to attack opposition parties, alleges Omar

SRINAGAR, Feb 18: National Conference (NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah said the Bharatiya Janata Party has "politicised" the Pulwama attack and was ...

World News

Trump denies wrongdoing, slams Cohen ‘stories’ on hush payments

Washington, Aug 23: Donald Trump has insisted he did nothing wrong after his longtime attorney implicated him in illicit hush payments made before th...

UK plans to adopt EU rules in case of no-deal Brexit

London, Aug 23: Britain's Brexit secretary said today that London will take unilateral action and respect EU rules in some sectors to keep trade flow...

Russia, China block US bid to slap N Korea sanctions

United States, Aug 10: Russia and China have blocked a US request to add a Russian bank to a UN sanctions blacklist along with a North Korean officia...

Melania’s parents become US citizens through “chain migration” programme

New York, Aug 10: US First Lady Melania Trump's Slovenian parents have become American citizens after taking the citizenship oath during a ceremony h...

Pakistani authorities blacklist Sharif’s sons, block passports

Islamabad, Aug 8: Pakistan's deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif's sons Hassan and Hussain have been placed on the blacklist by the authorities, barr...

US Navy veteran gets three life sentences for killing Indian engineer

New York, Aug 8: A US Navy veteran has been sentenced to three consecutive life sentences on hate crime charges for killing Indian engineer Srinivas ...

Hope all countries cooperate with Human Rights Council: UN official

United Nations: A UN official has hoped that all countries would cooperate with the UN's human rights body and give access to human rights rapporteur...

Chechen strongman makes Egypt’s Salah honorary citizen

Moscow: After his team crashed out of the World Cup, Egypt's star player Mohamed Salah has won a consolation prize in the form of honorary citizenshi...

Business News



Hero MotoCorp becomes title sponsor of SJOBA rally

Ludhiana, Feb 19: Hero MotoCorp Ltd, the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer has become the Title Sponsor of the SJOBA Rally-2019, the company s...

India briefs Heads of Missions of Arab countries on Pak’s role in Pulwama attack

New Delhi, Feb 16: India on Saturday briefed Heads of Missions of Arab countries about Islamabad's role in sponsoring terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed ...

Amarinder wants open jails for women inmates

Patiala, Jan 27: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has favoured the setting up of open jails for the female prisoners in the state to ease their ...

Modi lays foundation for AIIMS in Tamil Nadu

Madurai, Jan 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday laid the foundation stone for the All India Institute of Medical Sciences at Thoppur near here a...

We failed in our protest over Sabarimala issue: BJP

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19: The BJP Saturday admitted that its fight to protect the faith of devotees on the Sabarimala issue was 'not entirely succe...

Hazare asks youth to follow Gandhi’s principles

Hyderabad, Jan 19: Social activist Anna Hazare Saturday asked the youth to follow Mahatma Gandhi's principles and said he adopted his ideas and dedic...

CM unveils TN start-up policy, focus on 1 lakh new jobs

Chennai, Jan 19: Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday unveiled a start-up policy that aims to nurture 5,000 technology startups in Tamil Nadu and fu...

Manipuri man attacked in Munirka

New Delhi, Jan 19: A 28-year-old man who belongs to the northeast was injured after he was stabbed allegedly by unidentified men in an isolated area ...


Expose, book true culprits, lift curfew; DSS, AJCSF to Guv

JAMMU, Feb 19: In an extraordinary meeting of the Dogra Sadar Sabha (DSS) and the All Jammu Civil Society Forum (AJCSF) the President and members pai...

Vested political interests engineering communal divide: Harsh

Ramnagar, Feb 19: Strongly condemning the attempts being made by certain vested interests to create communal divide for political motives, Mr. Harsh ...

Promote peace, eschew tendencies of hate: Farooq

JAMMU Feb 19: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday called for imbibing the spirit of love, compassion, peace and harmony as pr...

150 screened in a health camp at Mohali

Mohali, Feb19: As many as 150 people were screened during a free multi-specialty health camp at Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Phase-11, Mohali on t...

Div Com issues fresh avalanche warning

SRINAGAR, FEB 19: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today issued fresh avalanche warning for nine avalanche prone districts of Kashm...

Ensure safety of Kahmiri employees in Jammu: Ansari

Srinagar, Feb 19: Peoples Conference senior leader Imran Reza Ansari on Tuesday said that targeting & intimidation of Kashmiris is the worst assaul...

Mega job fair to be held at Kulgam on Feb 21

KULGAM, FEB 19: Distr...

No tolerance for anti-national activities in Jammu: SRS

JAMMU, Feb 19: Shri Ram Sena (SRS) on Tuesday demanded government to lift curfew as nationalists and patriotic Dogras have been made to suffer unnece...

OP-ED News

Failing to finalize Kathua Master Plan

In a testimony of non-serious approach towards ensuring planned development of major towns, Government has failed to finalize the Kathua Master Plan ...

Govt departments failed to complete developmental works

The MPLAD Scheme is essentially for the developmental works and creation of durable community assets. The MPs have recommendatory role and District A...

Delay in completion of preliminary verification

Despite lapse of over three months, State Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has failed to complete preliminary verification into the much-publicized fraud...

Work still pending despite lapse of 6 years

The Indian System of Medicines (ISM) has diverted the Central Government funds worth Rs 20 crore, meant for setting up of two research Centres, to th...

Mockery of Govt order

Making a mockery of the Government order, Orderlies, drivers, water carriers, operators, drivers, Daftaris, Jamadars and PSOs of three senior IAS off...

Reversing historic decision

The Governor's administration has reversed historic decision of previous PDP-BJP Government headed by Mehbooba Mufti, by which stamp duty on registra...

No sanction of any more divisions

In another major snub to National Conference and People's Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Satya Pal Malik has ruled out sanction of any more divisio...

Reservation for Pahari Speaking People

The Governor's nod has finally cleared the way for three percent reservation to the persons belonging to Pahari Speaking community on the basis of th...

Legal Section

DB directs Govt to examine commercial viability of Dal weed

SRINAGAR, feb 18:A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Sanjeev Kumar directed Govt to examine the commercial viability an...

PIL on preservation and protection of Gulmarg

HC takes serious note on illegally-occupied land

SRINAGAR, FEB 14: A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Sanjeev Kumar took serious note of illegall...

Shetty Pay Commission: DB expresses displeasure for non-implementation of order

JAMMU, FEB 13: In a petition is filed by the employees borne on the cadre of Subordinate Courts through JEWA State President Mangat Ram Parihar & O...

Infant trafficking case

DB directs State to file latest status report

SRINAGAR, FEB 12: In connection to an alleged incident of abandonment and trafficking of an infant, A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising C...

Court denies bail in minor rape case

REASI, FEB 12: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Kamlesh Pandita today rejected the bail plea of Hem Raj who allegedly imvolved in rape with minor. ...

DB directives in PIL regarding child abuse

JAMMU, FEB 11: In a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Advocate Shivan Mahajan against child abuse, A Division Bench of State High Court Compr...

Alleged construction of Educational Complex on 10 Kanals Forest Land by Ex- Minister

DB directs State to file map of Bahu

JAMMU, FEB 7: In a petition filed and argued by Advocate Ankur Sharma , seeking registration of FIR against Ex-BJP Cabinet Minister Abdul Gani Kohl...

News item on ‘Himayat’ scheme treated as PIL

JAMMU, FEB 6: Division Bench of State High Court comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Tashi Rabstan in Public Interest Litigation, afte...


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