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Infiltration bid foiled, terrorist killed in Baramulla

#Two JeM Over Ground Workers arrested in Handwara

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: The security forces on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid and gunned down one terrorist Baramulla district. The operation is still in progress. This comes a day after the security forces killed three terrorists and successfully foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district. Confirming the news, Director General of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir, SPVaid said via a tweet, "Three terrorists killed by Army while infiltrating in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara today.” On August 9, the security forces gunned down five terrorists in an encounter in the Baramulla district. However, Two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Over Ground Workers (OGW) were arrested Handwara region of Kupwara district. Two JeM Over Ground Workers arrested in Handwara Arms and ammunition were also seized during a joint operation by Handwara police and 30 Rashtriya Rifles, said reports. In July, a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist and an over the ground worker of th...

Economy transformed under Modi, Cong creating ‘mirage’ of growth: BJP

NEW DELHI, Aug 19: Hitting back at Congress over its claim of highest growth rate during UPA rule, the BJP today said India has transformed from "fra...

Samba Rape Case: Samba Sessions Court to hear arguments on Bail Application today

Samba, Aug 19: The Sessions Court Samba will be hearing bail application in rape case filed by an accused TalibHussain today. Mr. A.K. Sawhney Advoca...

Two women found dead in Reasi

JAMMU, Aug 19: Two women were found dead under suspicious circumstances in Reasi district, the police said today. Vidya Devi was found hanging from ...

India has been fastest growing economy in world for past 4 years: Jaitley

NEW DELHI, Aug 19: Countering Congress stance that the UPA delivered the highest decadal growth since Independence, Union Minister ArunJaitley said o...

Rahul’s love Mani is back: BJP

NEW DELHI, Aug 19: The BJP today took on Rahul Gandhi over the revocation of suspension from his party of Mani Shankar Aiyar, who had used objectiona...

India, Thailand complete two-week-long ‘Exercise Maitree’

NEW DELHI, Aug 19: The Indian Army and the Royal Thai Army today completed a two-week-long platoon level annual joint military exercise aimed at stre...

JK gives Kerala Rs 2 cr for flood relief

#Death toll in Kerala mounts to 210, Thousands still waiting to be rescued

SRINAGAR/THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Aug 19: The Jammu and Kashmir government today announced an assistance of Rs two crore for supporting the flood relief e...

Govt bans posting of teachers in Zonal Education Offices

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: Director School Education Kashmir Dr. G.N. Itoo has said in a meeting with Joint Directors and Chief Education Officers (CEOs) of K...

Mumbai blast accused Farooq Takla got Indian passport in 2011 with fake identity: CBI

NEW DELHI, Aug 19: Farooq Takla, the alleged "active conspirator" behind the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts and a close aide of Dawood Ibrahim, had managed ...

China Defence Minister arrives on Tuesday; focus on boosting strategic communication between armies

NEW DELHI, Aug 19: Chinese Defence Minister and State councillor Wei Fenghe will arrive here on Tuesday on a four-day visit during which the two side...

Kashmiri engineer suspected to be ISIS sympathiser deported from UAE

Srinagar, Aug 19: A Kashmiri man, suspected to be a sympathiser of the banned ISIS terror group, was recently deported to India from the United Arab ...

Swaraj meets top leadership of Mauritius, discusses bilateral ties

PORT LOUIS, Aug 19: India and Mauritius today discussed measures to further strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation in the field of maritime securi...

Pak violates ceasefire in Uri sector

3 militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid

Srinagar, Aug 18: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector with unprovoked shelling ...

PM announces Rs 500 crore assistance to Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18: Prime Minister NarendraModi undertook an aerial survey of monsoon ravaged Kerala and announced an immediate assistance of...

Declare Kerala floods as national disaster: Rahul to PM

NEW DELHI, Aug 18: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare floods in Kerala as "a national disast...

Govreviews all Immunization Programmes and preparation against spread of H1N1

Directs immediate establishment of Disease Control Centres

SRINAGAR, Aug 18: At a meeting held today Governor N.N Vohra reviewed the implementation status of the various Immunization Programmes, Measles Rubel...

Justice Mittal visits District Court Anantnag

ANANTNAG, Aug 18: Chief Justice, Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, visited the District Court Complex Anantnag and interacted with t...

Samba Rape Case by accused Talib Hussain

Session Court Samba lists Rape Case on Aug 20

Samba, Aug 18: The Session Judge Samba today received the application of Mr. A.K. Sawhney Advocate filed on behalf of complainant victim and urged th...

FCS&CA Department suspends 3 FPS Licenses

JAMMU, Aug 18: In a special drive for upcoming Eid-ul-Azha Festival, Director Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Jammu Amit Sharma directed a Sp...

World News

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...

EU leaders to hold mini-migration summit as crisis festers

Brussels: European Union leaders tomorrow will try to find common ground for tackling migrants arriving on Europe's shores in search of better lives ...

Explosion as Ethiopia’s new, reformist prime minister speaks

Addis Ababa: An explosion disrupted a huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister today shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd...

Business News



Haryana Govt announces Rs 10 Cr aid for flood-hit Kerala

Chandigarh, Aug 18: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that the state government would provide financial assistance of Rs 10 crore...

Govt on alert even though discharge from barrage falls

Amaravati, Aug 18: The government machinery continues to be on high alert even though the intensity of the flow in the Godavari lessened and discharg...

Burning effigy can’t be termed mock funeral: HC

Allahabad, Aug 18: The Allahabad High Court today held that burning an effigy of a living person during a protest cannot be termed a mock funeral, wh...

Man arrested for raping mentally challenged girl

Dharamshala (HP), Aug 18: A man was arrested today for allegedly raping a mentally challenged girl in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala district, police...

Pak interim Law Minister meets Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Aug 17: Pakistan's interim Minister for Law and Information Syed Ali Zafar today met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and extended ...

End of an era in Indian politics: MP CM on Vajpayee

Bhopal, Aug 16: Leaders cutting across political parties mourned today the death of former Prime Minister and BJP patriarch Atal Bihari Vajpayee. In ...

Family of 4 consumes poison in Agra, 2 dead

Agra, Aug 10: A man and his daughter died while his two sons are battling for life after the family allegedly consumed poison at their residence in U...

Naxals torch five empty trucks in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Aug 10: A group of Naxals allegedly set ablaze five empty trucks in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh early today, police said. With this, M...


Ganai holds public outreach program at Jammu

‘Gov admin to organise orientation workshops for farmers’

JAMMU, Aug 19: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today said the Governor's Admini-stration will organize orientation workshops and awaren...

Sonam Wangchuk meets Governor

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: Sonam Wangchuk, a Ladakhi engineer, innovator and education reformist, along with Ms. Gitanjali, CEO, Himalayan Institute of Altern...

NC SC/OBC Cell organizes one day convention

#Adopts resolution for retention of Article 35A

Jammu, Aug 19: A one day convention was organized today at Sher-i-Kashmir Bhawan, Jammu by National Conference Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Cl...

DGP visits Kargil; Reviews security arrangements

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: Director General of Police, J&K S.P Vaid-IPS who was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Zone S.P Pani-IPS, DIG CKR Vidhi Kumar Birdi-IPS, S...

ATM cheating case solved; accused arrested

Srinagar, Aug 19: Srinagar police solved an ATM cheating case and arrested the accused involved in the crime. On 14th of August 2018 Tariq Ahmad Rath...

BJP instigating people over presence of Rohingya refugees in Jammu: NC

Jammu, Aug 19: A senior National Conference (NC) leader has accused the BJP of instigating people over the presence of "illegal" Rohingya refugees in...

Chandi Mata Chhari leaves for Atholi Padder from Kishtwar

KISHTWAR, Aug 19: Mata Chandi's Chhari Mubarak today left from Kishtwar to onward journey towards Chandi dham, Machail Paddar. Thousands of devotees ...

Two training workshops for PGT’s held at MHAC School

JAMMU, Aug 19: A two day workshop was conducted at MHAC School Nagbani in association with DAVCMC from 18th August, 2018 to 19th August, 2018 for PGT...

OP-ED News

Playing Spoilsport

Jammu and Kashmir has received only Rs 40 crore against the demand of Rs 195 crore first instalment under Smart City Mission of the Union Housing and...

Promotion of local languages

No headway has been made on establishment of seven Regional Cultural Centres, which were announced nearly two years back with the objective to promot...

Guidelines to prevent terror attacks

The Ministry of Defence has issued broad guidelines for security of defence installations from the terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and includi...

Major embarrassment

In a major embarrassment, Jammu and Kashmir has been listed at 21st position in the tally of 26 States in the country as far as availing Government o...

Election process in motion

After getting formal letters from the State Government for conduct of Municipal and Panchayat elections, the State Election Commission (SEC), respons...

Tough on encroachments

Going tough on encroachments by land mafia, Governor N NVohra voiced deep concern over encroachment of over 18 lakh kanals of Government, Panchayat a...

Gram Panchayats yet to get broadband connectivity

National Optical Fibre Network (NoFN), now renamed as BharatNet project, was launched in 2012 with the approval of Union Cabinet provided in October ...

Major projects awaiting clearance

Developmental works were all set to get a major boost in Jammu with four projects, which were awaiting clearance for launch for the past several mont...

Legal Section

BSF cop who resign from services before attainment of age of retirement is not entitled to any pensionary benefits :HC

JAMMU, Aug 18: State High Court holds that a person who had voluntarily resigned and had rendered only service of 15 years 05 months and 03 days when...

Court acquit six in rape case and issue notice to prosecutirx for perjury

JAMMU, Aug 16: Princ-ipal Sessions Judge Bhaderwah MK Sharma acquitted six accused in kidnapping and rape case and issued show cause notice to prosec...

HC dismiss plea of Ex-Ministers challenging eviction notices

JAMMU, Aug 16: State High Court dismissed the petition filed by Randhir Singh Thakur and Jagjiwan Lal both Ex-Ministers challenging Govt order whereb...

PIL regarding Development of Mantalai-SudhMahadev

DB directs respondents to file detail affidavit

JAMMU, Aug 14:In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Adv Summit Nayyar seeking respondents to develop/improve the tourist infrastructural faciliti...

Court rejects bail of two in 304

Jammu, Aug 11: Sub-Judge Jammu Kusum Pandita today rejected the bail application of Mohd Javaid S/o Mohd Sadeeq R/O Doongian Tehsil Jammu and Hardee...

HC quashes premature retirement of C AEE, Yousmarg Development Authority

JAMMU, Aug 11: Justice MK Hanjura of J&K High Court Srinagar Wing quashed the compulsorily retirement Mushtaq Ahmad Tenga I/C AEE, Yousmarg Develop...

PIL highlighting shortage of Doctors/Para-Medics in Jammu Province

DB extends four weeks further time to Senior AAG to file response

JAMMU, Aug 10: A Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta today in the open cour...

Court directives to SSP in killing of person at Farooq’s Residence

JAMMU, Aug 9: In a application filed by Imzad Hussain Shah father of Syed Murfad Hussian Shah who had been shot dead at Ex-CM Farooq Abdulllah Resid...


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