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J&K parties cultivated terror leaders to further their electoral prospects: DGP Swain

INFILTRATION TAKING PLACE FROM PUNJAB BORDER, TALKS ON TO STEM IT: DGP

16/07/2024
JAMMU, Jul 15: Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) R R Swain on Monday said an inter-state security meeting has deliberated on the new methods of infiltration by terrorists, who have been entering the state from the Punjab border. “Some infiltration is taking place (through the borderline in Punjab) and it is a commonplace knowledge. We tried to deliberate between ourselves as to the new methods and the modus operandi they are adopting,” Swain told reporters on the sidelines of a function at Indian Institute of Management here. “We also talked about tunnels. How to sort it out. We talked about how to address more effectively their use of tunnels to infiltrate,” he said. Senior BSF and police officers had gathered at an interstate security review meeting in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua on Thursday, days after terrorists, who are believed to have infiltrated from across the International Border, ambushed an army patrol. On the increase in terror attacks in J-K in th...

Encounter breaks out in Doda

16/07/2024
JAMMU, Jul 15: A fresh gunfight broke out between the terrorists and the security forces on Monday in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. Credible s...

Terrorists killed in Keran planned to attack Amarnath Yatra: Army

16/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: A day after three militants were killed along the Line of Control in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said they ...

CAT stops salary of Director Forest Protection Force Jammu

16/07/2024
JAMMU, Jul 15: A Judicial Member of Central Administrative Tribunal Rajinder Singh Dogra took serious note of the respondents not file response a...

Lt Gov interacts with Officer Trainees of Indian Corporate Law Service

16/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today interacted with the Officer Trainees of 2022 Batch of Indian Corporate Law Service (ICLS)...

Rusted grenade found in HC’s parking

Police recovers rusted arms, ammo in Reasi

16/07/2024
JAMMU, July 15: Police on Monday found a rusted Old grenade in Janipur area of Jammu district. Officials told that this morning, a rusted Grenade w...

StartUps require strong industry linkage to sustain: Dr Jitendra

16/07/2024
JAMMU, Jul 15: StartUps require strong industry management linkage for sustainability, said Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh here on Monday. He...

Rijiju announces development initiatives for Ladakh

16/07/2024
KARGIL, Jul 15: Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Minority Affairs Kiran Rijiju, during his visit to Kargil, announced major developme...

43-day-long Machail Mata Yatra to start on July 25

16/07/2024
JAMMU, Jan 15: The 43-day-long Shree Machail Mata Yatra in Kishtwar district will commence on July 25, a senior government official said on Monday, a...

Thousands take part in Muharram procession in Srinagar

16/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: Amid tight security, the Shia community in Kashmir on Monday took out a Muharram procession on the traditional Guru Bazar-Dalgate r...

Wholesale price inflation rises to 3.36% in June, highest in 16 Months

16/07/2024
NEW DELHI, Jul 15: Inflation in India’s wholesale prices accelerated to 3.4% in June, the highest in 16 months, from 2.6% in May, led by a spike in f...

Lakhanpur-Doda NH DPR ready; project to cut down distance by over 100 kms

16/07/2024
JAMMU, Jul 15: Committed to making Jammu and Kashmir a developed region in years to come, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has taken s...

KU announces 10-days summer break for its affiliated Pvt colleges from July-18

16/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 15: The University of Kashmir (KU) Monday announced summer break for its affiliated colleges from July-18 to July-27. Dean College Dev...

‘Hidden Terrorism’ trend emerges in J&K, security agencies on high alert

15/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 14: Security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir are grappling with what they call the “hidden threat” of “conservation and consolidation...

Army neutralizes 3 infiltrators in Keran sector

15/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 14: Three unidentified militants were killed along the Line of Control on Sunday as the Army foiled a major infiltration bid in Kupwara...

Five DySPs transferred

15/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 14: Five DySPs have been transferred in Jammu and Kashmir with immediate effect. As per an order issued by DGP, a copy of which lies t...

Over 4,800 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Cave Shrine

15/07/2024
JAMMU, Jul 14: A fresh batch of 4,889 Amarnath pilgrims left Jammu early on Sunday for the twin base camps of Pahalgam and Baltal in Kashmir, officia...

Justice Nargal sets new course for Kupwara Judiciary; promises IT enabled infrastructure

15/07/2024
KUPWARA, Jul 14: Justice Wasim Sadiq Nargal, Judge High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh and Administrative Judge for district Kupwara, has co...

Uma Bhagwati temple reopened in Anantnag after 34 years

Govt committed to develop J&K's own syncretic Culture: Rai

15/07/2024
ANANTNAG, Jul 14: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai, today threw open the ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Uma Bhagwati ...

Everybody should contribute to development projects: Dr Jitendra

15/07/2024
JAMMU, Jul 14: Asserting that the developmental projects brought by Prime Minister Narendra Modi do not belong to a particular leader or party, U...

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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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Indore will be known as green city: Amit Shah calls upon people to participate in plantation drive

15/07/2024
Indore, Jul 14: Participating in the 'Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam' programme, Union Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that Indore, which is known for its clea...

PM Modi engages in freewheeling interaction with awardees; children share details of their achievements

24/01/2024
New Delhi, Jan 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) awardees and engaged in a freewheeling ...

PM Modi showers flower petals on workers in Ayodhya

23/01/2024
Ayodhya, Jan 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday showered flower petals on the workers who were a part of the construction team at the Ram Tem...

Dr Jitendra inaugurates training programme for Kendriya Bhandar officials designed by IIM Raipur

23/09/2023
New Delhi, Sep 22: Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh inaugurated a landmark training programme designed for Kendriya Bhandar Officials by the In...

Avoid bulky synopses, says Supreme Court after 60-page synopsis filed in appeal against 6-page HC order

27/08/2023
New Delhi, Aug 26: The Supreme Court recently stated that parties should avoid filing bulky synopses in cases before it. A bench of Justices Abhay S ...

Delhi Police evacuates 750 people from low-lying areas close to Yamuna

14/07/2023
New Delhi, Jul 12: As parts of Delhi close to the Yamuna battles an overflowing river, police and other agencies on Wednesday evacuated more than 750...

NMDC records best ever may month performance

02/06/2023
Hyderabad, Jun 1: State Miner NMDC produced 3.71 MnT and sold 3.62 MnT of iron ore in the second month of FY24, recording the highest ever May month ...

Former President Kovind advocates for strategy in sanitation studies

02/04/2023
New Delhi, Apr 2: Former President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday urged academicians to formulate strategies to promote issues relating to sanitation and ...

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CS assures Industries, Trade bodies of periodical review of issues for quality resolution

23/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 22: Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo, today held a joint meeting of representatives of the trade and Industrial bodies of J&K to take first...

Delegation of MSME Promotion Council of India calls on Lieutenant Governor

23/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 22: A delegation of MSME Promotion Council of India J&K Unit led by its Chairman Sh Gunjan Sharma called on Lieutenant Governor Shri Ma...

Randhawa visits village Langar; listens to public issues, assures redressal

23/07/2024
JAMMU, Jul 22: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Former MLC Vikram Randhawa interacted with the residents at village Langar of Jammu Sou...

DC Jammu reviews Cooperatives, Blocks development initiatives

23/07/2024
JAMMU, Jul 22: Deputy Commiss-ioner, Sachin Kumar Vaishya chaired a review meeting on the development of cooperative societies in Jammu district, foc...

Chief Secretary reviews progress on establishment of KKGs across J&K, KKG Software/Portal

22/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 21: Chief Secr-etary, Atal Dulloo, today chaired a meeting at Civil Secretariat here to review progress on establishment of Kisan Khidm...

Lt Governor releases Mushtaque Barq’s books “Zarf Zargar” & “Exploring Vimal’s Rahi”

22/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 21: Lieutenant Gove-rnor Shri Manoj Sinha today released "Zarf Zargar" and "Exploring Vimal's Rahi", the translated books of the origin...

Natrang stages impressive performance of Hindi play “Reed-Rahit”

22/07/2024
Jammu, Jul 21: Natra-ng presented an impressive performance of "Reed-Rahit", a play in Hindi based on Russian writer Anton Chekhov's "Ninco-mpoop" he...

Lt Governor releases Dr Suheel Rasool Mir’s ‘Cultural Encyclopedia of Dard Tribe’

19/07/2024
SRINAGAR, Jul 18: Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today released the book 'Cultural Encyclo-pedia of the Dard Tribe' authored by Dr Suheel Rasoo...

OP-ED News

Neglect of Pilgrim Facilities: A Call for Immediate Action

23/07/2024
The Mata Sukrala and Mata BalaSundari shrines in the Billawar area of Kathua district hold profound spiritual significance and attract a steady strea...

Neglect of Pilgrim Facilities: A Call for Immediate Action

23/07/2024
The Mata Sukrala and Mata BalaSundari shrines in the Billawar area of Kathua district hold profound spiritual significance and attract a steady strea...

Bravery of Kargil War Heroes will forever inspire all

22/07/2024
The Kargil War, fought between India and Pakistan in 1999, stands as a testament to the extraordinary heroism, indomitable courage, and supreme sacri...

Strengthening Bonds through Development

21/07/2024
The recent review of the India-Bhutan development partnership by Foreign Secretary Vikram Misri and his Bhutanese counterpart Aum Pema Choden marks a...

A Call to Action

20/07/2024
As we advance deeper into the 21st century, the reality of climate change looms larger and more menacing. The escalating environmental crises - from ...

A Decisive Stand against Drug Menace

19/07/2024
India's strategic location, bordering the infamous "Golden Crescent" (Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan) and the "Golden Triangle" (Myanmar, Laos, and ...

Fortifying Defenses against Pakistan-Backed Terror Activities

18/07/2024
In the face of persistent threats emanating from across the border, the security forces in the Jammu region have intensified their efforts to thwart ...

A Collaborative Vision by India, Indonesia, and Australia

17/07/2024
In an era marked by geopolitical shifts and strategic realignments, the reaffirmation of India, Indonesia, and Australia to work towards a free, open...

Legal Section

Court grants 10 days police custody of revenue official who caught red-handed by CBI

31/05/2024
Jammu, May 30: Special Judge CBI Cases Jammu Bala Joyti granted 10 days police remand of Mohd Ishaq Bhatt who was caught red-handed by the CBI while ...

Suspension is not a punishment as it is neither punitive nor stigmatic: CAT

09/05/2024
Jammu, May 8: Central Administr-ative Tribunal holds that Suspension is not a punishment as it is neither punitive nor stigmatic. It is generally don...

HC stays proceeding in defamation complaint filed by Dharamarth Trust against its Ex-Employees

02/05/2024
Jammu, May 1: Justice Vinod Chatterji Koul of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has stayed the proceedings before the Court of 'City Judge' Srina...

Court rejects bail in murder case

26/04/2024
Jammu, Apr 24: Additional Sessions Judge Doda Amarjeet Singh Lageh rejected the bail application Davinder Kumar who was facing trial in murder case. ...

HC grants final opportunity to comply judgement of DIG RP Range to appear in person

24/04/2024
Jammu, Apr 23: Justice Sanjeev Kumar of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while dealing with a contempt petition, granted one last and final oppo...

HC upholds PSA of Lady Dru Pedller

23/04/2024
Jammu, Apr 22: Justice Sanjeev Kumar of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court upheld the detention under PSA of Priya Devi aka Priya 54 years lady in...

HC upholds conviction in corruption case after 19 years

23/04/2024
Jammu, Apr 22: Justice Sanjay Dhar of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court one of oldest conviction appeal and upheld the conviction of Mohd Sadiq w...

Court directs SSP Crime to register FIR against Asstt. Prof who secured appointment on forged documents

11/04/2024
Jammu, Apr 10: The Court of Passenger Tax, Jammu, has directed SSP Crime Jammu to register FIR and investigate into alleged use of forged documents b...

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