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Indian Army aims to increase latest weapon systems in its inventory by 2030: Gen Pande


NEW DELHI, Apr 23: Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Pande on Tuesday said that the Indian army is aiming to increase the ratio of the latest weapon systems in its inventory by 2030 and reduce the share of the vintage systems. General Pande, while addressing AIMA's National Leadership Conclave said, "Immediate replacement of the vintage systems is neither feasible nor desirable, and we will space out upgrades." He pointed out that today Indian army's ammunition inventory has 175 variants, of which 134 are made by DRDO and public Sector defence companies, and private companies are being onboarded. Gen Pande said the Indian army is moving from being a buyer of weapons to becoming a partner of Indian industry in development and production. The concept of national champions has been adopted to build suppliers with national and global scale, the Army Chief added. The payoff from the indigenization strategy are visible," he said, stressing that India's defence exports in the 2023-24 re...

Police announces Rs 10 Lakh reward for terrorist involved in Rajouri killing

JAMMU, Apr 23: J&K Police on Tuesday announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh for any information leading to the identification and capture of the terror...

Terror module member tasked to carry out target killings in J&K held in Punjab

CHANDIGARH, Apr 23: The Punjab Police has arrested a member of a terror module who was allegedly being handled by Pakistan-based operatives, official...

Lt Governor addresses seminar on National Education Policy 2020 at Ghazipur

LG highlights fundamental reforms in education system by NEP 2020 and its role in producing creative, productive and innovative human capital for building Viksit Bharat

GHAZIPUR, Apr 23: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today addressed a seminar on 'National Education Policy 2020' organized at Dalimss Sunbeam Scho...

BJP drops Ladakh MP Namgyal, names local Council Chief Tashi Gyalson as candidate

NEW DELHI, Apr 23: The BJP on Tuesday named Tashi Gyalson as its candidate from Ladakh Lok Sabha seat, dropping sitting MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal. ...

CAT quashes DGP’s order rejecting OT, directs to consider petitioner's out to turn for DySP

DGP is not competent Authority for grant of 'Out of Turn' promotion

JAMMU, Apr 22: A Bench of Central Administrative Tribunal compirising B. Anand (A) and Sanjeev Gupta (J), today in a petition filed by Shakti Dev...

Congress sabotaged Jammu’s important national projects, denied IB reservation: Dr Jitendra

JAMMU, Apr 23: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that Congress and its allies had sabotaged Jammu's important national projects in...

CAT warns stern action against DHK for not complying orders

JAMMU, Apr 22: The Single Bench Central Administrative Tribunal Judicial Member MS Latif warned of stern action against Director Health Services Kas...

CAT warns stern action against DHK for not complying orders


PDP is ‘C’ team of BJP: Omar

SRINAGAR, Apr 23: National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Tuesday called Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a proxy of Bharatiya Janata Party...

BJP won’t let Cong touch CAA, no question of changing Constitution or scrapping quotas: Shah

AKOLA, Apr 23: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the Modi government will never change the Constitution or scrap reservations for Dalits,...

SC widens its ambit on Patanajali misleading ads, blames IMA, others on misguiding public

NEW DELHI, Apr 23: Supreme Court on Tuesday took note that Patanjali's Founder Baba Ramdev has issued public apology in 67 Newspapers after its last ...

Increasing participation of women in areas like policy making, healthcare huge social change: Murmu

RISHIKESH, Apr 23: President Droupadi Murmu said here on Tuesday the increasing participation of women in areas ranging from policy making to tertiar...

DRDO develops country's lightest bulletproof jacket for protection against highest threat level

NEW DELHI, Apr 23: A unit of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully developed the lightest bulletproof jacket in t...

5 anti-national activists booked under PSA

SRINAGAR, Apr 23: Police have booked five alleged anti-national activists under Public Safety Act (PSA) in Kashmir. Police said three accused anti-n...

SC to pronounce directions on pleas for cross-verification of votes cast using EVMs with VVPAT

NEW DELHI, Apr 23: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday certain directions on a batch of pleas seeking complete cross-verification o...

Lt Gen Suchindra Kumar lauds Army-Police joint training to enhance operational synergy

JAMMU, Apr 23: The Northern Command Army Commander Lieutenant General M V Suchindra Kumar on Tuesday felicitated outstanding achievers amongst the tr...

Defence Minister Visits Siachen; Reviews Military Preparedness

Rajnath hails Siachen as capital of valour & courage

SRINAGAR, Apr 22: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday termed Siachen as "the capital of valour and courage" while addressing the soldiers on...

NIA raids 9 locations in J&K in terror conspiracy case

SRINAGAR, Apr 22: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday raided nine locations across Jammu and Kashmir in a terror conspiracy case in...

Shetty Pay Commission: DB takes serious note, directs to comply with direction failing which Finance Secy and Law Secy to appear in person

JAMMU, Apr 22: In a petition is filed by the employees borne on the cadre of Subordinate Courts through JEWA State seeking implementation of Shet...

World News

Citizen's Forum welcomes Finance Minister's statement

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Business News



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Jitendra launches J&K chapter of Public Relations Society of India

JAMMU, Mar 19: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Techn-ology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Pe...


CS reviews the working & Public Outreach activities of Information Department

JAMMU, Apr 23: Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo, today took a comprehensive review of the activities being carried out by Information Department regardin...

PM Modi synonymous with trust, hope, credibility: Rana

SURINSAR Apr 23: Senior BJP leader Mr Devender Singh Rana today said Yashasvi Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership has become synonymous with tr...

BJP neglected rural development in J&K: Sadhotra

For unity, stability, integrity of the country, vote and support Raman Bhalla: Gupta

JAMMU, Apr 23: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference launched a scathing attack on the ruling government at the Centre, accusing the BJP-led admi...

Hyundai Expands its Network: Inaugurates new dealership

Jammu, Apr 23: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), country's first smart mobility solutions provider and the largest exporter since inception, today ina...

Congress will not cross 40 mark: Rana

JAMMU, Apr 22: Asserting that the ongoing Lok Sabha elections are a significant milestone in India's democratic journey, embodying the aspirations an...

Not anyone’s team, My agenda peace & development: Azad

Srinagar, Apr 22: Chairman of DPAP slammed the regional parties of Kashmir for propagating false slogans to deceive and mislead innocent Kashmiris. H...

Alliance with Congress in INDIA bloc to strengthen idea of India: Sadhotra

JAMMU, Apr 22: National Conference Addi-tional General Secretary and former minister Mr Ajay Kumar Sadhotra today described the tie up with the INDIA...

Azad launches election campaign from Ancestral village in south Kashmir

My focus development, others only exploit people

Srinagar, Apr 21: Chairman DPAP Ghulam Nabi Azad launched his election campaign for the Anantnag-Rajouri-Poonch seat from his ancestral village Nagam...

OP-ED News

Fortifying the Future: Indian Army’s Vision 2030 for Modern Warfare

In the ever-evolving theatre of global conflict, the need for modernization of military capabilities is not just a strategic imperative but a necessa...

To Nurture Nature for Our Future

As the sun rises on this Earth Day, it does so on a world that stands at a pivotal crossroads. The choices we make and the actions we take will echo ...

The Aspirations of PoK Reflect the Lure of India’s Progress

The changing geopolitical landscape of South Asia has brought forth a remarkable phenomenon that speaks volumes about the aspirations of people world...

India’s Criminal Laws Enter the New Age

As the wheels of time turn, they often bring with them the winds of change. In a landmark move that is set to redefine the contours of justice within...

A Democratic Behemoth in Motion

As the world's largest democracy, India, sets in motion its gargantuan electoral exercise, the eyes of the world are, once again, fixed on this subco...

The Path to Serenity

In today's fast-paced world, where the drumbeat of deadlines, social expectations, and personal aspirations can crescendo into a cacophony of stress,...

The final curtain on Udhampur’s electrifying campaign trail

As the sun sets over the picturesque landscapes of Udhampur, the clamor and fervor of electioneering that have enveloped the constituency for the pas...

The Altered Dynamics

In the annals of Indian history, August 5, 2019, will always be etched as a pivotal day, the day when the Government of India took a decisive step to...

Legal Section

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

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

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

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

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...

DB upholds dismissial of Govt employee involved in stone pelting cases

Jammu, Apr 4: A Division Bench of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court Comprising Justice Rajnesh Oswal and Justice Moksha Khajuria Kazmi uphold the...

Court awards 10 years RI to Baba in minor rape case

Jammu, Apr 2: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Sonia Gupta today awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment to Drahmanand Saraswati S/o Khachcr Mai @ Raman...

PIL regarding Modern Slaughter House

DB directs AG & DSGI to apprise the Court about Current Status of Jammu, Srinagar and Ladakh Slaughter Houses

Jammu, Mar 22: In the much publicised Public Interest Litigation filed by an NGO named SAVE through its Chairperson, Devinder Kour Madan alias Rumpy ...

Removal of managing committee of Thakurdwara Narsingh ji Maharaj Mandir Bani

HC summons record from DC Kathua

Jammu, Mar 16: In a significant order, Justice Sanjeev Kumar of High Court of Jammu & Kas-hmir and Ladakh (Jammu Wing) has directed the summoning of ...


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