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8 civilians injured as Pak troops shell villages along LoC

19/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 18: Eight civilians, including a two- year-old girl, were injured today when Pakistani troops shelled civilian hamlets and forward posts along the Line of Control in the Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. "Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscri-minate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0745 hours in Bhimbher Gali sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch district," a defence spok-esman said. The firing was still on, the official said, adding that the Indian Army was retaliating strongly and effectively to the provocation. The heavy firing and mortar shelling by the Pakistan Army was intermi-ttently targeting civilian and forward areas in Balakote, Basooni, Sandote, Manjakote areas, a police official said. While five people, including 3 labourers, were injured in Poonch, three other civilians, including the 2-year-old girl, were injured in Manajakote in the Rajouri district, officials said. The injur...

4 injured as security forces fire on mob after braid chopping incident

Man brands driver as braid-chopper to avoid paying salary

19/10/2017
SRINAGAR, Oct 18: Four persons were injured today when security forces fired on a mob in Pahalgam area of Jammu and Kashmir following an alleged ...

Alleged Murderous attack on Advocate; Court summons ‘case diaries’ on Oct 20

19/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 17: The Chief Judicial Magistrate Jammu Mr. Ashwani Kumar Sharma Chief Judicial Magistrate Jammu directed the SHO Police Station Chann...

HC stays investigations in Rape, Cheating Case

18/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 18: High Court of Jammu and Kashmir at Jammu Bench comprising Justice Janak Raj Kotwal has Stayed the Investigation in F.I.R No. 20 /2017 ...

PM asks bureaucrats to break silos to speed up work

18/10/2017
NEW DELHI, Oct 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said silos are a "big bottleneck" in the functioning of the union government and asked bureaucr...

After BJP’s Vadra assault, Cong attacks PM

18/10/2017
NEW DELHI, Oct 18: The Congress hit back at the BJP today over allegations of Robert Vadra's links with a fugitive arms dealer, accusing Prime Minist...

Govt working towards Ayurveda hospital in each district: Modi

18/10/2017
NEW DELHI, Oct 17: The government is working towards setting up an Ayurveda hospital in each district of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sa...

Mob sets slain PDP leader’s house on fire, family rescued

18/10/2017
SRINAGAR, Oct 17: A mob instigated by anti-national elements and over ground workers of the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group today set on fire a hous...

Protests in Srinagar, other areas over alleged braid chopping incidents

18/10/2017
SRINAGAR, Oct 17: Protests broke out in several parts of Kashmir including the Srinagar city against the unabated braid chopping attacks with at ...

Mehbooba seeks early completion of Katra-Banihal sections, more trains to boost JK tourism

18/10/2017
NEW DELHI, Oct 17: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is in the national capital, called on the Railway Minister, Piyush Goel here today. She brough...

China to speed up construction of power project in PoK

18/10/2017
BEIJING, Oct 17: China plans to complete ahead of schedule a $2 billion hydropower project in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to ease energy crisis in Paki...

Unite to foil ‘evil designs’ against J&K: Farooq

18/10/2017
SRINAGAR, Oct 17: Opposition National Conference's president and Lok Sabha member Farooq Abdullah today asked the people of Jammu and Kashmir to ...

‘Hizbul posters’ warn migrants to leave Valley; mischief, say police

18/10/2017
SRINAGAR, Oct 17: Posters, attributed to militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, have appeared in parts of Kashmir warning the migrant population to l...

BJP questions Sonia, Rahul over charges against Vadra; Cong says hold any probe

18/10/2017
NEW DELHI/ BENG-ALURU, Oct 17: The BJP today mounted attack on Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul, questioning their "silence" over a claim in a m...

Pak seeks extension of Hafiz Saeed’s detention

18/10/2017
LAHORE, Oct 17: The Pakistan government today sought the extension of Mumbai attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed's detention under the public...

Investment in technology needs to be stepped up: Naidu

18/10/2017
CHENNAI, Oct 16: Investments in science and technology needed to be stepped up to address various problems the country was facing, Vice President M V...

BSF arrests Pakistani intruder along IB

18/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 17: A 22-year-old Pakistani man was today arrested from along the International Border in Suchetgarh sector of R S Pura here soon after he...

Army jawan beaten by mob on suspicion of being braid chopper

18/10/2017
SRINAGAR, Oct 17: An Army jawan was beaten up by a mob today in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara town on suspicion of being a braid chopper. The injured ...

Rajnath assures central help to people of border areas

18/10/2017
FEROZEPUR, Oct 17: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the Centre was committed to extending all possible help to the people of Punjab's bor...

Swaraj asks Indian mission to grant medical visa to Pak girl

18/10/2017
NEW DELHI, Oct 17: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has directed the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to grant medical visa immediately to ...

World News

Indian flies to Singapore to buy new iPhone as wedding gift for daughter

24/09/2017
Singapore, Sep 23: An Indian businessman flew all the way to Singapore and lined up for 13 hours overnight outside an Apple store to buy the latest i...

Federal Government notifies 21 states of election hacking

24/09/2017
Washington, Sep 23: The US federal government has told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's preside...

Bopanna-Raja defeat puts India down 1-2 against Canada

18/09/2017
Edmonton, Sep 17: India's World Group hopes suffered a huge setback as Rohan Bopanna and Purav Raja lost the crucial doubles rubber to hand Canada a ...

US urges Iraqi Kurdistan to call off independence vote

17/09/2017
Washington, Sep 16: The United States has urged Iraqi Kurdistan to call off plans for an independence referendum later this month, warning the vote w...

31 punished for platform collapse in China

17/09/2017
Beijing, Sep 16: China has placed 31 people under criminal "coercive measures" for a construction platform collapse in Jiangxi province last year tha...

21 boys who died in school fire buried in Malaysia

17/09/2017
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 16: Twenty-one young boys who died in a fire at a private Islamic boarding school were buried in Malaysia amid renewed calls for be...

North Korea fires missile over Japan

16/09/2017
Seoul, Sep 15: North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific today, responding to new UN sanctions with what appeared to be i...

40 per cent of Rohingyas in Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh:UN

16/09/2017
United Nations, Sep 15: About 40 per cent of the total Rohingya population living in the Rakhine State of Myanmar has now fled to Bangladesh, the UN ...

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CBI arrests businessman over post-demonetisation cash deposits

18/10/2017
New Delhi, Oct 17: The CBI today arrested an absconding businessman for allegedly depositing Rs 1.49 crore in demonetised banknotes of Rs 1,000 and R...

Jharkhand CM orders fresh probe into death of Simdega girl

18/10/2017
Ranchi/Simdega, Oct 17: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today ordered a fresh probe into the death of the 11-year-old Simdega girl after local ...

Woman tries to sell kidney to meet demand of her lover

18/10/2017
New Delhi, Oct 17: Her love knew no boundaries. She was even willing to sell one of her kidneys so that she could marry her man. The 21-year-old woma...

Haryanvi singer shot dead in Panipat

18/10/2017
Chandigarh, Oct 17: A 22-year-old Haryanvi singer was today shot dead by unidentified assailants at Chamrara village in Haryana's Panipat district, p...

Modi, Shah to campaign in Tripura

18/10/2017
Agartala, Oct 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah will campaign for the party, which aspires to capture power in Tr...

Tax on petrol, diesel slashed in Chandigarh

18/10/2017
Chandigarh, Oct 17: Fuel prices are set to drop in UT Chandigarh from tomorrow with the city administration deciding to bring down the VAT on petrol ...

NGT directs Centre to submit report on steps to clean Ganga

16/10/2017
New Delhi, Oct 15: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh and the Uttarakhand governments to file affidavits stati...

Anil Sharma quits Virbhadra cabinet, joins BJP

16/10/2017
Shimla, Oct 15: In a blow to the Congress ahead of the Assembly polls, Himachal Pradesh Rural Development minister Anil Sharma today quit the Virbhad...

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Governor inaugurates Gurukul Phase-II

Calls for making Gurukul centre of excellence

19/10/2017
KATRA, Oct 18: To provide residential accommodation to the students pursuing Shastri Course and their teachers, the Acharyas, Governor N. N. Vohra, C...

Kavinder for providing better road connectivity in rural areas

19/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 18: Emphasizing on better road connectivity in rural areas, Speaker Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta today said that G...

Dr Jitendra inaugurates newly constructed Bhini Bridge

Rs 22 cr project improves connectivity with HP, Punjab

19/10/2017
KATHUA, Oct 18: Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region, Dr Jitendra Singh today said that time has come to gear up men and m...

Zulfkar for timely payment of commission, carriage charges to ration dealers

19/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 18: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today directed the FCS&CA depart...

Role of media crucial: VC JU

19/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 18: Acknowledging the crucial role of the media, fourth pillar of democracy, in bringing out facts, Vice Chancellor University of Jammu Pr...

Chairman J&K Bank meets Governor

19/10/2017
SRINAGAR, Oct 18: Mr. Parvez Ahmed, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Bank, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan here today. Mr. Ahmed apprised ...

Naeem visits JKPSC headquarters, reviews its needs

Unused buildings of sericulture to be retrofitted into examination halls of JKPSC: Naeem

19/10/2017
Srinagar, Oct 18: Promising all possible help to address the infrastructural problems of Jammu Kashmir Public Service Commission, Minister for Public...

Police arrests 4 Gamblers

19/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 18: Gangyal police conducted a raid in a Plot in Sehora area and arrested 04 Gamblers along with stake money of Rs. 27,150/- and packets o...

OP-ED News

Delay on work on Smart Cities’ Projects

19/10/2017
Work on Jammu and Srinagar Smart Cities' Projects is unlikely to begin during the current year as neither the Union Government has so far released fi...

Major Blot on PDD’s performance

18/10/2017
In a major blot on the performance of Power Development Department, work on power transmission line which suffered extensive damage over three years ...

Emerge a winner against cancer

18/10/2017
Years of research and clinical experience have given medical science the tools including advanced software and imaging solutions-to detect cancer ear...

Illegal absorptions

17/10/2017
Jammu University has been caught in an embarrassing position following these queries from the top office, which has also taken serious cognizance of ...

Non-Serious approach

16/10/2017
Shocking it may sound but it is a fact that four wetland reserves of Jammu province, which were notified under the provisions of J&K Wildlife Protect...

Meeting external, internal threats

15/10/2017
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her first address to the Army Commanders, lauded swift and effective response of Army in any kind of situatio...

No comprehensive training policy

14/10/2017
Over a period of time human resource management function has undergone a significant change across the country and Union Government as well as severa...

Failing to decide fate of State Water Policy

13/10/2017
It is a matter of grave concern that while senior bureaucrats are facing the ire of the High Court, those Ministers, who have been assigned the task ...

Legal Section

HC directives in PIL on difficulties faced at Srinagar Airport

19/10/2017
Jammu, Oct 18: In Public Interest Litigation the court had taken suo-moto cognizance of difficulties faced by passengers at Srinagar International Ai...

HC awarded 10 years RI in rape case and compensation Rs 2 lacs to victim

18/10/2017
Jammu, Oct 17: In an appeal against the conviction in rape case, Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir of J&K High Court modified the setence awarded by the tr...

Accused cannot be punished on moral suspicion: DB

17/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 16: A Division Bench of the State High Court Comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta while setting-aside the...

PIL seeking constitution of District Societies for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

DB disposes of PIL on Undertaking of Senior AAG

15/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 14: Division Bench of the State High Court comprising First Puisne Judge Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta disposed of th...

Jubilations for Bar Association Kishtwar

DB directs handing over of entire old DC Office Complex to Judiciary within one month

15/10/2017
JAMMU, Oct 14: In a significant order a Division Bench of the State High Court comprising First Puisne Judge Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice Tashi Ra...

HC appoints two Judges as Administrtor of JKCA

14/10/2017
Srinagar, Oct 13: In bunch of peititions regarding Jammu Kashmir Cricket Association, Justice Alok Aradhe while deciding all the petitions appointed ...

DB directives in PIL regarding protection and conservation of artefacts, monuments and excavation sites in Kashmir

13/10/2017
Srinagar, Oct 12: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Valley Citizen's Council, seeking directions for the protection and conservation of artefa...

DB directives in PIL regarding Security of Courts

12/10/2017
Jammu, Oct 11: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Summit Nayyar seeking security of Court complex, A Division Bench of State High Court Compris...

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