Pakistan says Indian officials did not join foreign diplomats visiting LoC

Islamabad, Oct 22: Pakistan said that Indian officials did not join a handful of foreign diplomats visiting the sectors along the Line of Control, where the Indian Army has destroyed three terror camps. Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said ...

Normal remains affected in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 22: Normal life in Kashmir remained disturbed for the 79th day on Tuesday following abrogation of Article 370, but there was increased movement of traffic in parts of the city leading to massive traffic snarls. Markets and other bus...

Heavy Pak shelling in Poonch, two civilians injured

Jammu, Oct 22: At least two civilians were injured on Tuesday as Pakistan Army resorted to heavy shelling along the Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The mortar shelling from across the border started ...

Himachal youth to be trained to handle disaster: CM

Shimla, Oct 22: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said at least 10 youth would be trained in every gram panchayat to handle mitigation after a natural disaster. In the first phase, 48,390 youth would be trained to carry ou...

Terrorists can't claim privileges of privacy: Centre

New Delhi, Oct 22: The Centre while stressing guidelines over social media regulation on Tuesday told the Supreme Court terrorists can not claim privileges of privacy. Representing the Centre, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told a bench of Justic...

Navy maintained vigilance to ensure 26/11 doesn't recur: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Oct 22: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the Navy has maintained vigilance to ensure that 26/11 is not repeated. "India has never been the aggressor but its armed forces are capable of giving a befitting reply to those wh...

Kohli & Shastri support helped in new role as opener: Rohit

Ranchi, Oct 22: Rohit Sharma, who was designated as India's opener for the three-Test series against South Africa, has insisted that it has been great start for him as a top-order batsman and he doesn't want to let it go. India completed a 3-0 wh...

Trudeau's Liberals win Canada vote, will form minority govt

Ottawa, Oct 22: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party held onto power in a nail-biter of a Canadian general election on Monday, but as a weakened minority government. Television projections as of 2 am Tuesday (0600 GMT) declared the Liber...

Excellent meeting with Nobel Laureate Banerjee: PM

New Delhi, Oct 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the country was proud of the accomplishments by Abhijit Banerjee, the 2019 Economics Nobel winner. Mr Modi interacted with Banerjee on various subjects as the Nobel Laureate called o...

Deepika becomes flag-bearer of Modi's 'Bharat ki Laxmi' initiative

Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone along with wold badminton champion P.V. Sindhu will be representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign 'Bharat Ki Laxmi', which celebrates womanhood. Deepika and Sindhu shared a video on their s...

Social media norms: SC allows transfer of pleas from HCs to apex court

New Delhi, Oct 22: Accepting Facebook's plea, the Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed transfer of various petitions, related to guidelines for regulation of the social media in India, from different high courts to the top court. A bench of Justices ...

Navy capable of thwarting threat from enemy: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Oct 22: The Indian Navy is capable of thwarting any threat from enemy countries and has taken various steps to ensure that 26/11 type terror incidents never happen again, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday. Addressing...

Jt. counter op centre of R&AW, IB, NIA & police in Punjab

New Delhi, Oct 22: Against the backdrop of Pakistan's concentrated effort to stoke terrorism in Punjab, India has decided to strengthen inter-agency cooperation by creating a joint counter operation centre of security agencies, including Punjab Poli...

Post 370, J&K, Ladakh govt employees to get 7th pay panel benefits

Srinagar, Oct 22: In a major relief after the abrogation of the Article 370 of the Constitution on August 6, now the government employees of the newly created Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, as well as Ladakh, will get all the Central Pay Co...

Gourmet Kashmiri restaurant opens in Lutyens' Delhi

New Delhi: Interested in Kashmiri cuisine. Well, Lutyens' Delhi has finally got its own exclusive stand alone Kashmiri cuisine restaurant this week, at the prestigious Kashmir House at 5, Prithviraj Road. This is an initiative of Jammu Kashmir In...

India slams Pak for unilaterally stopping postal services

New Delhi: India launched a scathing attack on Pakistan for suspending postal mails exchange, with Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad saying it has been done unilaterally and without prior information, in contravention of global postal...

Ranchi Test: India beat South Africa by innings and 202 runs, register 3-0 clean sweep

Ranchi, Oct 22: India defeated South Africa by innings and 202 runs in the third and final Test match to register their historic maiden 3-0 clean sweep over Proteas, here at the JSCA Stadium Complex on Tuesday. Resuming at the overnight score of 13...

Vadra admitted in Noida hospital for back pain

Noida/ New Delhi, Oct 22: Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi, was admitted in a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Noida after he complained of severe back pain, party sources said. A senior party source told IANS, "Vadr...

SC grants bail to Chidambaram in INX Media corruption case

New Delhi, Oct 22: The Supreme Courtgranted bail to former Finance minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media corruption case being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). However, he will remain in Enforcement Directorate custody as h...

Yogi to gift projects worth Rs 373.69 to Ayodhya

Ayodhya, Oct 22: When Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Ayodhya on Saturday for the 'Deepotsav' programme, he will gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to the people of the holy city. The 15 mega projects among others, include a ...

Nothing unconstitutional about dividing J&K: Salve

New Delhi, Oct 22: Harish Salve, perhaps Indias foremost constitutional lawyer, has said that its unlikely that the Supreme Court will hold the Modi governments treatment of Article 370 or the division and demotion of Jammu and Kashmir unconstituti...

Support direct dialogue between India-Pak as outlined in Shimla Agreement: US

Washington, Oct 22: The US has said it supports a direct dialogue between India and Pakistan as outlined in the Shimla Agreement, asserting that the "chief obstacle" to talks remain Islamabad's continued support to extremist groups that engage in cr...

Kartarpur project a positive development amid Indo-Pak tension

New Delhi, Oct 22: At a time when relations between India and Pakistan are going through extreme chill amid occasional military escalation, the prospective operationalisation of the Kartarpur Corridor next month stands out as one positive developmen...

40,000 boxes of apple procured under NAFED: J&K govt

Shopian: Under the recently launched market intervention scheme (MIS), over 40,000 boxes of apple were procured from registered farmers in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, an official said on Monday. The apples were taken from orchardists a...

US says support India's objectives on repealing Article 370, but concerned over situation in Kashmir

Washington, Oct 22: The Trump administration has said while it supports India's development agenda behind the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370, it was concerned over the current situation in the Valley. It said i...

Army defuses three mortar shells along LoC in Poonch

Jammu, Oct 22: The Army has defused three live mortar shells fired by Pakistan troops along Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said on Tuesday. With the safe defusal of the mortar shells by Army engineers, a tragedy...

Our forces will keep hitting Pak until infiltration stops: Rajnath

LEH: The Indian Army had given a befitting reply to Pakistan on attempts to infiltrate and such actions would continue if the neighbouring country did not stop infiltration, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said. He said this during a function held...

Governor warns ‘stronger’ action across LoC if Pak doesn’t ‘behave’

SRINAGAR: J&K Governor Satyapal Malik on Monday warned Pakistan that Indian forces would cross the Line of Control if the neighbouring country didn't mend its ways and stop supporting terror. "We will destroy the terrorist camps and if Pakistan d...

Siachen thrown open to tourists 35 years after Operation Meghdoot

New Delhi: About 35 years after it was closed down for civilians, Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, was on Monday declared open for tourists by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in a major decision ahead of the creation of the Union Te...

Army foils infiltration bid by 100 Pak terrorists

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Army on Sunday foiled infiltration attempts in Jammu and Kashmir by around 100 terrorists holed up at six launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, just around eight kilometres from the Line of Control, losing thr...

Exit polls predict BJP's return to power in Maha, Haryana with ‘bigger mandate’

NEW DELHI: The BJP looks set to return to power in Maharashtra and Haryana as the exit polls forecast a thumping majority for the saffron party and its allies in both the states while predicting a gloomy picture for the Congress. All the five pol...

CS clears Rs. 459 Cr projects

SRINAGAR:In the 44th meeting of Apex Projects Clearance Committee (APCC) held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, BVR Subramanyam, industrial projects with an investment of Rs.459 crores were cleared. The projects cleared include setting ...

SBM.. JMC fails to utilize central funds, Over Rs 40 Crore lying unspent

JAMMU: Despite widespread publicity and various initiatives by the Centre Government to promote 'Swachh Bharat Mission' (SBM), the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) has failed to utilize funds provided by the New Delhi under the ambitious mission as...

SAC meeting tomorrow; reorganization of PDD, employees’ DA increase on agenda

SRINAGAR: The State Administrative Council (SAC)—equivalent to Cabinet in popular government, is all set to meet on Wednesday, October 23, to discuss and clear a number of crucial policy matters including the proposed reorganisation of PDD and enhan...

1190 kanals forest land cleared for 23 dev works

SRINAGAR: Continuing the transfer of land ahead of Jammu and Kashmir's bifurcation later this month, the government on Monday cleared 23 proposals regarding use of 1190 kanals (60.2 hectares) of forest land for various projects of public importance....