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1,91,181 inoculated with COVID vaccines, no post-inoculation hospitalisation so far

17/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 16: Over 1.90 lakh beneficiaries were inoculated with COVID-19 jabs at 3,352 session sites across the country on Saturday and no case of post-inoculation hospitalisation has been reported so far, the government said on the first day of India's massive vaccination drive against the virus. The COVID-19 vaccination drive was successfully conducted on the first day, Additional Secretary in the Union Health Ministry Manohar Agnani said during a press briefing. Giving an update on COVID-19 vaccination, the health ministry said 3,352 vaccination sessions were held and 1,91,181 beneficiaries vaccinated. A total of 16,755 personnel were involved in organising the vaccination sessions, Agnani said. The 11 states and union territories where both Covishield and Covaxin were administered were Assam (65 sessions), Bihar (301), Delhi (81), Haryana (77), Karnataka (242), Maharashtra (285), Odisha (161), Rajasthan (167) Tamil Nadu (160), Telangana (14) and Uttar Pradesh (317). Prim...

India remained vigilant round the clock, took right decisions at right time: Modi

17/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the country remained vigilant round the clock against the coronavirus and asserted t...

LG Sinha calls COVID-19 vaccination drive ‘historic’

17/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 16: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday called the vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus as 'histo...

Five militant associates held for posting threat posters in Pulwama

17/01/2021
SRINAGAR, Jan 16: Five alleged militant associates were arrested for pasting threat posters in Pulwama district, police said on Saturday. Threat...

Govt orders transfers, new postings in administration

17/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 16: Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday ordered new postings and transfers in the civil administration. An order issued here by the ...

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir as minimum temp dips further

17/01/2021
SRINAGAR, Jan 16: The minimum temperature at most places in Kashmir dropped further on Saturday as the intense cold Tightened its grip in the Val...

Charge sheet produced against LeT associates

17/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 17: A chargesheet was produced before the court of 3rd additional sessions Judge Jammu against the accused persons namely 1.) Mubashir Far...

J&K records 109 fresh COVID-19 cases, one more death

17/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 16: With 109 fresh cases detected in a span of 24 hours, Jammu and Kashmir's COVID-19 tally went up to 1,23,217 on Saturday, while one...

‘Kangri’ sales go up as cold grips Kashmir valley

17/01/2021
SRINAGAR, Jan 16: As the intense cold grips north India, people in Jammu and Kashmir are keeping themselves warm with 'Kangris'. Kangri is an eart-h...

Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 strikes J&K

17/01/2021
SRINAGAR, Jan 16: An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 hit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, but there was no report of any damage, officials said. At 10:01 ...

History will remember Rahul for standing up to ‘present dictatorial regime’: Mehbooba

17/01/2021
SRINAGAR, Jan 16: History will remember Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for standing up to the “present dictatorial regime”, PDP president Mehbooba Muft...

IndiGo to launch flight services between Delhi, Leh on Feb 22

17/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 16: IndiGo will launch flight services between Delhi and Leh on February 22, the private carrier announced on Saturday. Leh will be t...

300-400 Pak-trained terrorists ready to infiltrate into J&K: Army Chief

No one should make any mistake of testing India's patience

16/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 15: Around 300-400 terrorists trained in camps across the Line of Control (LoC) are ready to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir, Army chief ...

Drone operations feature for first time at Army Day parade

16/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 15: Drones of the Indian Army carried out mock kamikaze attacks and first-aid delivery exercises as the service showcased its latest a...

In one-time reprieve, Govt relaxes upper age limit for Combined Competitive Exam

16/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 15: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday increased the upper age limit for Combined Competitive Examination following appeals by the...

People living in IB areas provided development with dignity: Jitendra

16/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 15: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said the government has provided development with dignity to the people living along the I...

Govt appointments District Judges on ad-hoc basis

16/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 15: The government of Jammu and Kashmir today sanctioned appointment of Sub Judges as District Judges on ad-hoc basis. According to an or...

144 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths reported

16/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 15: Jammu and Kashmir on Friday recorded 144 new positive cases, while five deaths took place in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 1,...

Govt-farmers meet: 9th round ends with date for 10th round of talks; Centre asks unions to be flexible

16/01/2021
NEW DELHI, Jan 15: The government on Friday asked protesting farmers to form an informal group to prepare a concrete proposal about their objections ...

2 women killed in accident in Udhampur

16/01/2021
UDHAMPUR, Jan 14: Two women were killed and seven critically injured when a mini-bus skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in Udhampur di...

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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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Goyal reviews progress of work on Railways National Project in J&K

31/12/2020
New Delhi, Dec 30: Piyush Goyal, Minister for Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution. reviewed the progress o...

Kerala HC rejects Manjeswaram MLA’s bail plea

01/12/2020
Kochi (Kerala), Nov 30: The Kerala High Court on Monday rejected the bail plea of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader and Manjeswaram MLA MC Kam...

Thousands bid farewell to soldier from Assam killed in Uri

17/11/2020
Dhubri, Nov 16: The mortal remains of soldier Haradhan Chandra Roy, killed in action at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, were consigned to flames with full ...

NSUI holds protest against downfall of India’s economy

09/11/2020
New Delhi, Nov 8: National Students' Union of India (NSUI) carried out a protest lead by NSUI National President Neeraj Kundan against Demoneti-zatio...

NSUI holds protest against downfall of India’s economy

09/11/2020
New Delhi, Nov 8: National Students' Union of India (NSUI) carried out a protest lead by NSUI National President Neeraj Kundan against Demoneti-zatio...

PM inaugurates new tourist attractions, projects near Statue of Unity

31/10/2020
Kevadiya (Guj), Oct 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat, inaugurated as many as 17 new projects including new tour...

NRIS quota affront to candidates who prepare for admission to law varsities: Orissa HC

25/10/2020
Cuttack, Oct 24: The Orissa High Court has observed that a reservation for the non-resident Indian sponsored (NRIS) category for admission to nationa...

DMK protests against Governor for delaying nod to NEET quota

25/10/2020
Chennai, Oct 24: DMK cadres staged a protest near the Raj Bhavan here on Saturday seeking Governor Banwarilal Purohit's nod for a Bill envisaging 7.5...

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Lawyers’ protest demanding reopening of Courts completes days-93

17/01/2021
Jammu, Jan 16: The Agitation of Lawyers practicing in Jammu wing of J&K High Court and the Subordinate Courts completed 93 days today. The Lawyers he...

Farooq emphasizes youth participation in sports activities to ensure their overall well being

Distributes prizes among winners of different categories

17/01/2021
Jammu, Jan 16: 'Sports is integral to curriculum which help in building healthy mind and body thus ensuring overall personality development of youth"...

IG Police pitches for Joint action to make JJ Act on ground

17/01/2021
Jammu, Jan 16: National Development Foundation in collaboration with District Police Jammu and Mission Directorate ICPS organized a multi stake hold...

Baseer attends Grand Plenary of Startup India International Summit

17/01/2021
SRINAGAR, Jan 16: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi today addressed the concluding session of the "Prarambh: Startup India Intern-ational Summit" & Advis...

Dy Mayor starts developmental work

17/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 16: Purnima Sharma, Deputy Mayor kick started the developmental work in Ward No. 1 by laying the foundation stone for the renovation of la...

Div Com Jammu reviews arrangements for All India Mushaira, Kavi Sammelan

17/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 16: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, today reviewed the arrangements for smooth conduct of All India Urdu Mushaira and Hindi Kavi S...

Dharmarth Trust employees threatens to take ‘Samuhik Jal Samadhi’ on Feb 1

17/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 16: Dharmarth Trust employees, who are on protest for the last 47 days and chain hunger strike for the last 20 days, on Saturday warned go...

Dwivedi chairs State Level Committee meeting, clears Rs 12.43 cr subsidy claims

17/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 16: Commi-ssioner Secretary, Industries &Commerce Department, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, chaired meetings of State Level committees for sanction...

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Court rejects bail of two employees of BDO Mahore in fraud case

17/01/2021
Jammu, Jan 16: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Kamlesh Pandit today rejected the pre-arrest bail applications Jamal Din and Mohd. Ashraf who are emplo...

Court issues show cause notice to XeN PMGSY Mahore

17/01/2021
Jammu, Jan 16: Chief Judicial Magistrate Amarjeet Singh Langeh issued show cause notice be also sent to respondent Executive Engineer, PMGSY, Mahore ...

Court restrains management of Amar Singh Club from enrolling, admitting new members

13/01/2021
JAMMU, Jan 12: Sub-Judge Jammu Pawan Sharma restrain Management of Amar Singh Club from enrolling and admitting new members to the club. This signifi...

Court rejects bail of Militant supporter

09/01/2021
Jammu, Jan 8: Special Judge NIA Sunit Gupta rejected the bail application of Nazar Hussain. Age 23 years S/O Said Ajam R/O Village Raipur. Tehsil and...

Not open to the Court to deeply analyze merits of the prosecution case in Anticipatory Bail plea holds HC

02/01/2021
HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU WP(C) No. 1469/2020(O&M) (Through Video Conferencing) Decided on: 28.12.2020 Chaman Kumar and others …Pe...

HC rejects bail application of in-laws, relatives of abetment to suicide victim

01/01/2021
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AT JAMMU (THROUGH VIRTUAL MODE) Bail App No.213/2020, CrlM Nos.1292,1531 & 1532/2020 Reserved on: 16.12...

NIA Court framed charges against four in Lethpora CRPF camp attack

01/01/2021
Jammu, Dec 31: Special Judge NIA Jammu Sunit Gupta today framed char-ges against Fayaz Ahmad Magray, Nisar Ahmad Tantray, Syed Hilal Andrabia & Irsha...

Misconduct in issuance of licence, permission of construction in favour of private persons as illegal occupants on the defence land

Court refuses to accept closure report and directs CBI for further investigation

31/12/2020
Jammu, Dec 30: Special Judge CBI Cases Srinagar MS Parihar refused to accept closure report in alleged Misconduct in the issuance of licence/permissi...

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