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Under-construction tunnel near Khooni Nallah collapses; labourer’s body recovered, 9 still trapped

21/05/2022
JAMMU, May 20: A labourer was killed and three rescued after a part of an under-construction tunnel collapsed on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in the union territory's Ramban district, officials said. Nine workers continue to be trapped in the debris as rescue operations continue. However, their chances of survival are slim, the officials said. The Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, who is monitoring the situation from a control room, was briefed about intermittent shooting stones, which have been obstructing the rescue operation. Expressing concern over the incident, the Lt Governor said rescue operations will continue on war footing till the last person is reached. The Lieutenant Governor also chaired a high-level meeting with senior officials at the Civil Secretariat and discussed the progress of rescue operations, they said. "Around 10.15 pm on Thursday, the audit tunnel of T3 on the highway near Khooni Nallah in Ramban collapsed, trapping 11-12 labourers of Sarla Company wor...

Agri-tech StartUps critical to India’s future economy: Dr Jitendra

21/05/2022
MYSURU, May 20: Union Minister of State (IC) Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (IC) Ministry of Earth Science; MoS of Prime Minis...

Security situation in J&K getting worse day by day: Omar

21/05/2022
JAMMU, May 20: Asserting that tourism activity and the number of flights to Kashmir cannot be considered as signs of normalcy, former Jammu and K...

J&K Delimitation panel orders come into effect

21/05/2022
NEW DELHI, May 20: Paving the way for conducting the first assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir since it was made a Union territory, the Centre said t...

J&K Bank Corruption: CBI questions Drabu in Mumbai building case

21/05/2022
NEW DELHI, May 20: The CBI on Friday questioned former Jammu and Kashmir Bank chairman Haseeb Drabu in connection with a case related to the purchase...

Pakistani infiltrator killed in Tangdhar sector

21/05/2022
SRINAGAR, May 20: Alert security forces on Friday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district by kill...

4 arrested for impersonating ACB officials

21/05/2022
SRINAGAR, May 20: Four persons were arrested for allegedly impersonating as officials of anti-corruption bureau and extorting money from a brick kiln...

China building 2nd bridge across Pangong Tso in area under illegal occupation since 1960: MEA

21/05/2022
NEW DELHI, May 20: India on Friday voiced strong opposition to China building a second bridge across Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh, and said it is i...

Govt orders minor reshuffle in Administration

21/05/2022
JAMMU, May 20: The Government on Friday order-ed transfers and postings in the administration. According to a Govern-ment Order No.589-JK(GAD) o...

Govt’s 8 years devoted to development, don’t fall in trap of opposition’s ‘ecosystem’: Modi

21/05/2022
JAIPUR, May 20: Asserting that eight years of his government have been dedicated to good governance and social justice, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

India slams Pak for unwarranted remarks at UNSC

21/05/2022
UNITED NATIONS, May 20: India on Friday slammed Pakistan for making "unwarranted remarks" on Jammu and Kashmir, saying comments made by its Foreign M...

Lt Gen Dwivedi reviews security in south Kashmir

21/05/2022
SRINAGAR, May 20: Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi arrived here on Friday on a three-day visit to assess security situation...

Five IAS, one IPS Officers transferred; Navin to Mizoram

21/05/2022
JAMMU, May 20: Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday ordered transfer of five IAS and one IPS officers including Navin Kumar Choudhary and M Raju ...

Fire breaks out in Margana forest area

21/05/2022
UDHAMPUR, May 20: A fire broke out in the Margana forest area of Chenani in Udhampur district late Thursday night. Forest department officials, fire...

Police cracks Baramulla wine shop terror attack, five Lashkar men held

20/05/2022
SRINAGAR, May 19: Police have cracked the case of recent terror attack on wine shop in Baramulla by arresting 04 terrorists and a terrorist assoc...

LPG price hiked by Rs 3.50, crosses Rs 1,000 mark

20/05/2022
NEW DELHI, May 19: Cooking gas LPG price was on Thursday hiked by Rs 3.50 per cylinder, the second increase in rate this month following the firming ...

Delhi Court convicts Yasin Malik in terror funding case

20/05/2022
NEW DELHI, May 19: Chief of banned JKLF Yasin Malik was on Thursday convicted by a Delhi court under the stringent anti-terror law in a case related ...

India is new hope for world amidst conflicts: Modi

20/05/2022
NEW DELHI, May 19: Highlighting the country's rising stature at the international forums, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India of...

Universities should not become spaces for ideological conflict: Amit Shah

20/05/2022
NEW DELHI, May 19: Universities should be a platform for exchange of views and not become spaces for ideological conflict, Union Home Minister Amit S...

Industry to aim zero carbon effect, promote innovative StartUps: Dr Jitendra

20/05/2022
CHENNAI, May 19: Union Minister of State (IC) Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (IC) Ministry of Earth Science; MoS of Prime Mini...

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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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SC directs Trinamool Congress leader SK Supiyan to cooperate in probe

10/02/2022
New Delhi, Feb 9: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed Trinamool Congress leader SK Supiyan, who was the election agent of Chief Minister Mamata B...

Delhi University to open from Feb 17; protesting students call off hunger strike

10/02/2022
New Delhi, Feb 9: Delhi University students on Wednesday called off their indefinite hunger strike after the announcement of the reopening of the var...

Delhi HC allows serving herbal hookah with restrictions

10/02/2022
New Delhi, Feb 9: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed a cafe to serve herbal hookah with certain restrictions. The petitioner had challenged th...

Modi unveils hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate

24/01/2022
New Delhi, Jan 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate here on Sunday. In order to...

Vedanta Aluminium, unaya Refining win ‘Gold’ for green technology partnership

21/01/2022
New Delhi, Jan 20: Vedanta Aluminium Business, India's largest producer of aluminium and value-added products and Runaya Refining, one of India's fas...

Martyred soldier’s wife becomes Army officer through sheer determination

21/11/2021
Chennai, Nov 21: It was the inspiring words of her mother that motivated a broken Jyoti Deepak Nainwal, the proud wife of martyred Naik Deepak Kumar ...

Centre developing infrastructure near farms for benefit of small, medium farmers: Tomar

03/09/2021
New Delhi, Sept 2: The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said the central government is developing ...

Delhi HC notice to Centre on plea challenging appointment of NCISM Chairman

03/09/2021
New Delhi, Sept 2: The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and others on a petition challenging the appointment of the Chairman ...

Local

It gives me great joy to be a part of this city and ‘be a Mumbaikar’: Lucky Ali

21/05/2022
How many of us have grown up humming along to Lucky Ali’s ‘O Sanam’? The song, which is one of many hits by the singer, features regularly on our pla...

DIPR & NFDC ink MoU for J&K’s First National Film Festival

Mega Event scheduled for 15th-20th June

21/05/2022
Srinagar, May 20: J&K's Department of Information and Public Relations today inked a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Film Development C...

DC Jammu reviews working of Revenue Department

Asks for retrieval of all encroached Government land

21/05/2022
Jammu, May 20: Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Avny Lavasa today reviewed the functioning of Revenue Department including online services and other relate...

JU organizes one day workshop on Yoga

21/05/2022
Jammu, May 20: The Directorate of Sports and Physical Education, Univ-ersity of Jammu organized a one-day Yoga workshop at Boys Hostel University of ...

Play Way House Higher Secondary School organizes investiture ceremony

21/05/2022
JAMMU, May 20: Play Way House Higher Secondary School organizes investiture ceremony on a grand note. It is quite a unique process at PWHS to elect t...

Dy Mayor inaugurates 11th State Martial Arts Championship

21/05/2022
JAMMU, May 20: Dep-uty Mayor Adv. Purnima Sharma inaugurated 11th State Martial Arts Cham-pionship as the Chief Guest which was organised by Freedom ...

Rope skipping workshop held in Doon School

21/05/2022
JAMMU, May 20: Skipping Rope is an excellent form of exercise and a fun way for kids to get creative while they move. This exercise is excellent for ...

BIS JKBO holds sensitisation programme for District Heads

21/05/2022
DODA, May 20: To promote Quality consciousness and awareness among officers and general public, a sensitization program was today organised by Bureau...

OP-ED News

NGT deserves more attention

21/05/2022
National Green Tribunal (NGT) was established on 18th October 2010 under the NGT Act of 2010 as a specialized body for handling any environmental dis...

Save Bee and save Life

21/05/2022
“If the bees disappeared from the surface of the globe the man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more pl...

Career options and employment opportunities in Adventure Sports Instructor

21/05/2022
Adventure Sports Instructor as the name itself reveals is a specialist in providing training in the adventure sports be it Water Sports like Scuba Di...

A long-drawn spectacle

20/05/2022
Wars are accountable to the people who launch them and the victims they kill. This war somehow seems different. In Ukraine, it is tragically theatric...

Career options after X Class

20/05/2022
Level of education in our country is increasing day by day and competition is increasing as well. These days everyone wants to have the best career a...

Executing our duties and responsibilities

20/05/2022
The creation of human beings is not accidental, rather human beings have been sent to planet earth for a specific purpose, accordingly they have been...

Marital Rape

20/05/2022
Sexual violence within marriage is common and manifests in various forms, including marital rape. Despite the fact that India has celebrated its 75th...

Stability after being in turmoil

19/05/2022
As close neighbours, India and Nepal share a unique relationship of friendship and cooperation characterized by open borders and deep-rooted people-t...

Legal Section

Court awards six months imprisonment in cheque bounce case

20/05/2022
JAMMU, May 19: Railway Magistrate Jam-mu RK Lalhal today awar-ded six months imprisonment and fine Rs 96000 to one Pawan Gupta in cheque bounce case ...

Petitioners can’t claim to be engage as casual labour as a matter of right, when the respondents do not require their services: HC

13/05/2022
Srinagar, May 12: Justice Sanjeev Kumar held that petitioners cannot, as a matter of right, claim to be engaged as casual labourers, more particularl...

Calling for status reports in applications under 156 (3) CrPC where cognizable offences are spelled is departure from law and wrong holds HC

12/05/2022
HIGH COURT OF JAMMU & KASHMIR AND LADAKH AT JAMMU CRM (M) No. 331/2022 CrlM No. 695/2022 Reserved on : 27.04.2022 Pronounced on : 04.05.2022 K...

DB directs Comm Secy Health to file affidavit regarding non-functional of Genetic Counseling Centre

12/05/2022
Jammu, May 11: A Division Bench Comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Rahul Bharti directed Commissioner/ Secretary Health to file affid...

HC dismisss petition seeking direction to respondents not to proceed with e-tender of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project

11/05/2022
Jammu, May 10: Justice Rajnesh Oswal of Jammu & Kasshmir and Ladakh High Court in a significant judgment dismissed the petition filed by BGE MFB JV s...

JKL High Court declares Rule 129 of BSF Rules ultra vires

Parliament cannot curtail the Fundamental Rights of the Armed Forces unless it is required to ensure proper discharge of their duties observes HC

05/05/2022
HIGH COURT OF JAMMU & KASHMIR AND LADAKH AT SRINAGAR Reserved on : 20.04.2022 Pronounced on : 28.04.2022 Rovinder Singh ...Petitioner(s) Throug...

HC stayed Defamation Proceedings before CJM Doda

04/05/2022
Jammu, May 4: Justice Mohan Lal of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir & Ladakh at Jammu has stayed the proceedings in criminal complaint titled 'Haq Naw...

Detaining authority is under obligation to supply the material/ documents forming the basis for detention of the detenu

02/05/2022
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JAMMU & KASHMIR AND LADAKH AT SRINAGAR LPA 30/2022 Reserved on 05.04.2022 Pronounced on 22.04.2022 Umar Nawaz Khan …….Petit...

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