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10 COVID-19 deaths, 390 fresh cases

Kabir Basti declared containment/red zone; Lockdown imposed

05/08/2020
JAMMU, Aug 4: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded 390 COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections to 22,396, while 10 fatalities in the last 24 hours pushed the death toll from the disease to 417, officials said. They said all the 10 deaths were reported from the Kashmir Valley. The valley accounts for 387 of the total deaths while 30 fatalities have so far been reported from the Jammu region, the officials said. Of the fresh cases, 152 were from the Jammu region and 238 from the valley, they said. There are 7, 123 active COVID-19 cases in the UT, while 14,856 patients have so far recovered from the infection, they added. The cases detected on Tuesday include 48 people who had recently returned to Jammu and Kashmir. The officials said Srinagar district in central Kashmir recorded a maximum of 99 new cases followed by 41 in Jammu distriuct and 37 in Anantnag district of south Kashmir. District Magistrate Jammu, Sushma Chauhan, vide powers conferred upon her under sect...

Places of worship to open in J&K on Aug 16

Govt classifies districts in Red, Orange & Green zones for implementing lockdown from August 5

05/08/2020
JAMMU, Aug 4: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday decided to open religious premises and places of worship from August 16 but extended ot...

Curfew lifted from Srinagar, restrictions due to pandemic to continue

05/08/2020
SRINAGAR, Aug 4; The Srinagar administration on Tuesday evening announced lifting of curfew as the situation here remained incident free but strict r...

J&K’s public grievances portal integrated with Centre’s online platform: Jitendra

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, Aug 4: An online platform of the Jammu and Kashmir government for redressal of public grievances has been integrated with the Centre's ded...

India slams Pakistan; dismisses its ‘so-called new political map’ as exercise in ‘political absurdity’

05/08/2020
New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 4: India on Tuesday slammed Pakistan for unveiling a "so-called new political map" which claimed Jammu and Kashmir and parts...

Army destroys IED-like object on Srinagar-Baramulla highway

05/08/2020
Srinagar, Aug 4: The bomb disposal squad of the Indian Army on Tuesday destroyed an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) like object on Srinagar-Baramul...

Pak shells forward areas in Poonch

05/08/2020
JAMMU, Aug 4: The Pakistan Army on Tuesday opened heavy fire and shelled forward areas along the LoC in Poonch district, drawing retaliation from Ind...

BJP-affiliated panch shot at in Kulgam, injured

Grenade attack on Pulwama police post, 3 cops injured

05/08/2020
SRINAGAR, Aug 4: Militants on Tuesday shot at and injured a panch affiliated to the BJP in Kulgam district, police said. Arif Ahmad Shah was shot at...

IRS officer Pradeep Singh tops civil services exam 2019; Pratibha Verma leads among women

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, Aug 4: IRS officer Pradeep Singh ranked first while Pratibha Verma topped among the women in the list of 829 candidates who have qualified...

16 from J&K crack UPSC Civil Services Exam

05/08/2020
Srinagar, Aug 4: Among the 829 who qualified for Civil Services Exam 2019 on Tuesday, 16 candidates are from Jammu and Kashmir. The Union Public Ser...

Patnitop land grab case: CBI searches at 11 locations

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, Aug 4: In a major crackdown, the CBI on Tuesday conducted searches at 11 locations in Jammu and Kashmir, including the residential premise...

LG approves creation of Block Development Fund of Rs. 25 lakh on CDF pattern

05/08/2020
JAMMU, Aug 4: Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu today approved creation of Block Development Fund of Rs. 25 lakh each to be placed at the disposal of Bl...

Top Indian military and strategic brass review situation in eastern Ladakh

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, Aug 4: India's top military and strategic brass on Tuesday reviewed the overall situation in eastern Ladakh amid indications that the late...

Mob vandalises Lakhanpur toll plaza in Kathua, 6 arrested

05/08/2020
JAMMU, Aug 4: A mob attacked and ransacked the Lakhanpur toll plaza in Kathua district on Tuesday after its staffers allegedly manhandled a commuter,...

My belief that Ram Mandir will represent India as strong, prosperous, harmonious nation: Advani

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, Aug 4: A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone for a Ram temple in Ayodhya, veteran BJP leader L K Advani on T...

444 new coronavirus cases, death toll rises to 396 with 8 more fatalities

03/08/2020
JAMMU, Aug 2: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday recorded 444 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of infected persons past 21,000, even as eight ...

Abrogation of J&K’s special status neither ushered in development nor ended terrorism: Farooq

>>>Calls for probe into exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

03/08/2020
JAMMU, Aug 2: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said the abrogation of the erstwhile state's special status had neith...

Military commanders of India & China hold fifth round of talks on border row

03/08/2020
NEW DELHI, Aug 2: Senior military commanders of India and China are holding a fresh round of talks on Sunday with an aim to ensure expeditious diseng...

Health Ministry issues revised guidelines for international arrivals

03/08/2020
NEW DELHI, Aug 2: The Union Health Ministry on Sunday issued a set of revised guidelines for international arrivals which will come into effect from ...

CISF to take over Leh airport security this week

03/08/2020
NEW DELHI, Aug 2: The CISF is scheduled to take over on August 4 the security of the Leh airport, the country's highest-altitude commercial aerodro...

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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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Locust situation grim along Indo-Pak border, some swarms may reach this month: FAO

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, AUG 4: The current situation remains serious along both sides of the Indo-Pakistan border where locust monsoon breeding is underway by ...

Human clinical trials of indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine candidates move to Phase 2: ICMR

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, AUG 4: The Phase 1 human clinical trials of two Covid-19 vaccine candidates developed indigenously by Bharat Biotech in collaboration wi...

MiG-23 on AMU campus put up for sale on OLX, varsity calls it mischief

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, AUG 4: A MiG-23 aircraft gifted to the Aligarh Muslim University by the Indian Air Force (IAF)? in 2009 appeared on online platform OLX f...

Humbled that in Ram Janmabhoomi movement, destiny made me perform pivotal duty: L K Advani

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, AUG 4: A day ahead of the grand ceremony of Ram Temple bhoomi pujan in the holy city of Ayodhya on August 5, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

Lord Ram belongs to everyone, says Priyanka Gandhi ahead of bhoomi pujan

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, AUG 4: Ahead of the ‘bhoomi poojan’ for the Ram temple on Wednesday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday expressed the hope t...

‘I am proud of you, Delhiites’, says CM Kejriwal as city’s active coronavirus cases now less than 10,000

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, AUG 4: Delhi on Tuesday recorded 674 fresh cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), taking the cumulative tally of infection count to 1,...

Army to choose from Tata, American Stryker and Humvee for its armoured protection vehicle requirements

05/08/2020
NEW DELHI, AUG 4: Seeking to provide highly mobile armoured protection vehicles to its soldiers in high altitude terrains like Eastern Ladakh, the In...

Centre asks states, UTs to allow hospitalised Covid-19 patients use smartphones to interact with kin

03/08/2020
NEW DELHI, AUG 2: The Centre has written to all states and Union Territories stating that smartphones and tablet devices should be allowed for hospi...

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Domicile Certificates distributed among PoJK refugees

06/08/2020
Jammu, Aug 5: On the occasions of 5th August "Ek Bharat, Ekatam Bharat" programme held at ward number 41 organized by BJP senior leader and ward Coun...

Navin chairs meeting of Accelerated Recruitment Committee on Govt vacancies

06/08/2020
SRINAGAR, Aug 5: Principal Secretary, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Agri-culture Production, Hortic-ulture and Cooperative Departments, Navin Kumar Choud...

BJP honors Praja Parishad activists, family members

06/08/2020
JAMMU, Aug 5: J&K BJP honoured the "Praja Pari-shad" movement activists and their family members at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu. A book ...

Independence Day arrangements reviewed in district Samba

06/08/2020
SAMBA, Aug 5: For smooth and enthusiastic celebration of the Indepe-ndence Day in the district, District Development Com-missioner, Rohit Khajuria, t...

JCMS expresses solidarity on laying foundation stone of Shree Ram Temple at Ayodhya

06/08/2020
JAMMU, Aug 5: Joining the Foundation Stone Ceremony at Shree Ram Temple at Ayodhya on Line,the Jammu Central Mahajan Sabha also expressed their solid...

Lt Governor calls for effective conservative measures to restore ecosystem of Dal Lake

Holds video conference with Committee of Experts

05/08/2020
SRINAGAR, Aug 4: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today held a meeting, through video conference, with the Committee of Experts (CoE) to dis...

Lt Governor calls for effective conservative measures to restore ecosystem of Dal Lake

Holds video conference with Committee of Experts

05/08/2020
SRINAGAR, Aug 4: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today held a meeting, through video conference, with the Committee of Experts (CoE) to dis...

Mayor inaugurates open gym

05/08/2020
Jammu, Aug 4: Continuing his endeavor to provide better development and civic amenities to the people of Jammu city, Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor Jammu...

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Ensure voluntary compliance

05/08/2020
The vital aspects of the transparency law receive due attention of the Public Information Officers only after the Central Information Commission (CIC...

The muchneeded monitoring

03/08/2020
The dilly-dallying approach on the part of the Concurrent Audit Teams is notwithstanding the fact that several languishing projects in different sect...

Transforming into a digital economy

02/08/2020
The Government leads India towards technological capability and transformation by joining MyGov, Government e-Market, DigiLocker, Bharat Net, Startup...

Invoking special provisions

01/08/2020
Article 311 of the Constitution of India confers powers on the Government for dismissal, removal or reduction in rank of persons employed in civil ca...

Changes in education sector

31/07/2020
India has a very rich tradition of imparting knowledge. 'Gurukul' was a type of education system in ancient India in which there were disciples (stud...

Changes in education sector

30/07/2020
India has a very rich tradition of imparting knowledge. 'Gurukul' was a type of education system in ancient India in which there were disciples (stud...

Blatant violation of cyber protocol

30/07/2020
India ranked second, behind Singapore, in terms of 'drive-by download' attack volume in the Asia-Pacific region in 2019, according to a report by Mic...

Women in command

29/07/2020
Today, women are advancing in every field in the world and achieving historical achievements. Indian history is replete with stories of women's sacri...

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Court rejects bail of husband & other in murder case

05/08/2020
JAMMU, AUG 4: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Kamlesh Pandit rejected bail application of Shamas Din and his brother Mohd Shafi who was involved in ...

Ensure deployment of adequate staff for administrative machinery to work efficiently in the Sub Division Marwah : DB

05/08/2020
JAMMU, AUG 4: A Division Bench of J&K High Court Comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Sanjay Dhar while hearing a Public Interest Litiga...

Court acquits husband, In-Laws in dowry death case

01/08/2020
JAMMU, JULY 31: Addl. Sessions Judge Jammu Tahir Khurshid Raina acquitted three accused in a case of abetment to suicide , committed by a married...

HC directs BOPEE to provisionally admit petitioner in reserved seat of MS Anatomy in GMC Jammu

30/07/2020
Jammu, JulY 29: Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey directed to provisionally admit the petitioner Dr. Naseem Chauhan in the reserved seat of MS Anatomy in G...

DB directs VC LAWDA to ensure recommendation by CoE is implemented in letter and spirit

28/07/2020
Jammu, Jul 27: In the much publicized Public Interest Litigation on protections and restoration of Dal lake to its original position, a Division Benc...

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

DB directs Div Com, PCCF to file status report and appear before Court

25/07/2020
Jammu, Jul 24: In a petition filed by Advocate Ankur Sharma, seeking registration of FIR against Ex-BJP Cabinet Minister Abdul Gani Kohli and others...

JKAACL condoles demise of its Former Additional Secretary

23/07/2020
SRINAGAR, JULY 22: J&K Academy of Art Culture and Languages (JKAACL) has condoled the demise of Abdul Raoof Qari, former Additional Secretary JKAACL,...

Court rejects bail in murder case

23/07/2020
Jammu, JulY 22: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Kamlesh Pandit rejected bail application of Jaswant Singh who is facing trial in murder of one Puran C...

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