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Amit Shah reviews J&K security situation; calls high-level meet on June 16

NEW DELHI, Jun 14: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of several terror incidents there, including an attack on a bus ferrying pilgrims, sources said. He called a high-level meeting on June 16, to be attended by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha, top officials of the Army, CRPF and others to review the prevailing situation in the Union Territory and steps taken to check terror incidents. During Sunday’s meeting, the home minister will also take stock of the preparedness for the annual Amarnath Yatra which will begin on June 29, sources said. The home minister was briefed about the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the steps taken following the terror incidents, they said. Terrorists struck at four places in Reasi, Kathua and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir over the past four days, killing nine pilgrims and a CRPF jawan, and leaving seven...

Major land scam unearthed, 5 FIRs registered


JAMMU, Jun 14: The Anti-Corruption Bureau on Friday claimed to have unearthed a major scam involving more than 28 acres of land usurped by the la...

Night outing is absolutely safe & secure: Jammu Police

JAMMU, Jun 14: Refuting the reports being circulated by some social media handles on night outing, Jammu Police on Friday said that it is absolutely ...

Over 30,000 devotees pay obeisance at Mata Kheer Bhawani temple

Lt Governor pays obeisance, lays foundation stone for Yatri Bhawan

SRINAGAR, Jun 14: Amid tight security arrangements, more than 30,000 people including a large number of Kashmiri Pandits, on Friday converged at ...

HC sets aside order in Review Petition, allows appeal of UT, on count of suppression of material facts

Litigant cannot be allowed to play 'hide and seek' or to 'pick and choose' the facts he/she likes to disclose and to suppress/conceal other facts: HC

SRINAGAR, Jun 14: The Division bench of the High Court of J&K and Ladakh at Srinagar comprising of Justice Tashi Rabstan and Justice M A Choudhar...

PM Modi holds bilaterals with French President, UK PM, Ukrainian President on G7 sidelines

APULIA (Italy)/NEW DELHI, Jun 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron, with UK PM Ri...

Time to return, reconcile, rebuild broken bonds: Mirwaiz to Kashmiri Pandits

SRINAGAR, Jun 14: Hurriyat Conference chairman and Kashmir's chief cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday appealed to the Kashmiri Pandits to return to...

SC Seeks Response Of Centre, NTA On Plea For CBI Probe Into ‘Irregularities’ In NEET-UG

NEW DELHI, June 14: In a significant development amid a raging row over the NEET-UG, the Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the Centre and...

Police attaches properties of drug peddlers under Narco Act in Kulgam

SRINAGAR, Jun 14: Police on Friday attached properties of two drug peddlers under the Narco Act in Kulgam district. Police said a double storied res...

Withdraw laws that curb press freedom: Media bodies

NEW DELHI, Jun 14: Journalists' associations have urged the government to withdraw laws that are aimed at curbing press freedom and replace the Press...

Jammu AIIMS gets Poison Information, Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring centres

JAMMU, Jun 14: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Jammu on Thursday got a Poison Information Centre and Adverse Drug Reaction Monito...

MeT predicts heatwave in Jammu, hot & dry weather in Kashmir for 5 days

SRINAGAR, Jun 14: Weatherman here on Friday forecast heatwave over plains of Jammu and hot and dry weather over rest of the places in J&K during nex...

‘Bakra Mela’ near Jama Masjid becomes hub of goat shopping, prices as high as Rs 10 Lakh

NEW DELHI, Jun 14: The Meena Bazaar area near Jama Masjid here at the heart of the national capital transforms into a bustling hub of Bakrid shopping...

Terrorist killed in Hiranagar, operation in progress

JAMMU, Jun 11: Security Forces have eliminated one terrorist on Tuesday evening in an ongoing operation in Kathua district. "One terrorist has b...

Reasi Bus Attack: Police announces Rs 20 lakh reward for info of terrorist

Combing operation enters second day, over 20 detained for questioning

JAMMU, Jun 11: Days after terrorists attacked a bus carrying pilgrims in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police on Tuesday announced Rs 20 l...

HC directs UT Govt to furnish utilization certificates of Rs.4,1323.17 lakhs released by UOI for various projects

‘Insatiable greed of some people is bent upon to convert the heaven of this earth into a desert’ observes HC

SRINAGAR, Jun 11: The Division Bench of the High Court of J&K and Ladakh at Srinagar comprising of Chief Justice N Kotishwar Singh and Justice Wa...

Shah takes charge as Union Home Minister, says will build Bharat as Bulwark against Terror, Naxals

NEW DELHI, Jun 11: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the new Government will take its efforts for India’s security to the next level and ...

Centre notifies fresh term for Justice Rajesh Sekhri as additional judge of J&K High Court

NEW DELHI, Jun 11: The Ministry of Law and Justice on Tuesday notified the appointment for fresh term for Justice Rajesh Sekhri as additional judge o...

‘Brari Maej’ temple opens for devotees after over 3 decades in Pulwama

SRINAGAR, Jun 11: "Brari Maej" temple in south Kashmir's Pulwama district was opened after more than 30-years and devotees, including a good numb...

Governance Reforms will continue to increase citizen-centricity: Dr Jitendra

NEW DELHI, Jun 11: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said good governance reforms undertaken in the last decade will continue to increase citi...

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 launches competitions on MyGov portal to mark ‘International Yoga Day’

Initiative to inspire J&K citizens to embrace Yoga for holistic well being

SRINAGAR, Jun 14: Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo, today launched several online competitions for the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir on MyGov portal (htt...

Lt Governor meets J&K’s International Para Shooter to represent India at Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

SRINAGAR, Jun 14: Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today met Sh Amir Ahmad Bhat, International Para Shooter from J&K who is going to represent In...

Ensuring women rights inseparable part of NC’s ethos, norms: Sadhotra, Rattan Lal

JAMMU, Jun 14: A meeting of Women's Wing of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (JK-NC) was convened at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhawan in Jammu, chaired by ...

DDC Reasi reviews progress of Aspirational Block Programme for Thakrakote block

REASI, Jun 14: To review the progress of the Aspi-rational Block Programme (ABP) implemented by NITI Aayog in Reasi Dist-rict, a comprehensive meetin...

CS led State Broadband Committee reviews measures to ensure high speed internet to Panchayats

SRINAGAR, Jun 12: Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo, today chaired the meeting of 5th State Broadband Committee, constituted to overlook the process of pr...

Won’t rest till we root out terrorism, its supporters from J&K soil: LG Sinha

LG calls upon artist community members to play their part against terrorism

SRINAGAR, Jun 12: Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today called upon the members of artist community to play their part against terrorism. "We m...

Div Com Jammu flags-off Mata Kheer Bhawani Yatra 2024 from Nagrota

JAMMU, Jun 12: Amid tight security arrangeme-nts, the annual Mata Kheer Bhawani Yatra was flagged off by Divisional Commi-ssioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar...

RBI Regional Director chairs 33rd meeting of Task Force on Urban Cooperative Banks

JAMMU, Jun 12: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Regional Director for UTs of J&K and Ladakh Chandrashekhar Azad chaired the 33rd meeting of Task Force on ...

OP-ED News

Unveiling the Shadows

In a startling revelation, a major land scam has come to light, bringing to the forefront a glaring instance of systemic corruption and the abuse of ...

Strengthening Bonds: India and Italy’s Strategic Partnership

As Prime Minister NarendraModi embarks on his journey to participate in the G7 summit, the spotlight once again turns to the evolving dynamics of glo...

Unyielding Resolve of Security Forces against Terrorism

In a deeply poignant reminder of the ongoing battle against terrorism, recent events in the Hiranagar, Doda, and Kathua regions have highlighted the ...

Urgent need for heightened security measures in Jammu Region

The tragic terror attack in Reasi, which resulted in the loss of ten innocent pilgrims, stands as a stark reminder of the persistent threats facing t...

Addressing Judicial Vacancies and Streamlining Appointments

The recent appointment of Arjun Ram Meghwal as the Law Minister comes at a critical juncture for India's judiciary. The dual challenges of judicial v...

Strengthening Sovereignty through Accountability

In a decisive step towards ensuring national security and upholding the principles of sovereignty, the Jammu and Kashmir administration recently term...

A New Dawn for J&K’s Industrial Landscape

The recent announcements and initiatives aimed at giving Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) a massive industrial push in the private sector mark a significant t...

A Strategic Opportunity for U.S.-India Relations

The impending visit of U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan to New Delhi marks a significant moment in the continuing evolution of U.S.-India...

Legal Section

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

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

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

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

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

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...


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