Jammu and Kashmir

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 cam...

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 t...

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. T...

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 a...

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 Min...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 pr...

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 divis...

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 conti...

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 Corrido...

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 M...

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...

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...

India hits out at Pak for unilaterally suspending postal services

New Delhi, Oct 21: Union Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday hit out at Pakistan for stopping letters and mails to India unilaterally and without prior information. "Every co...

Hooda casts vote along with his family in Rohtak

Rohtak, Oct 21: Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday exuded confidence that his party will make a comeback in the assembly polls as he cast his vote along with his family mem...

3 issues that will determine how Maharashtra votes today

New Delhi, Oct 21: There are three issues, which will determine which way the electorate will vote in the ongoing Maharashtra Assembly elections. 1. Article 370: Like in Haryana, the BJP has turn...

Haryana: BJP's nationalism, Art 370 vs Cong's jobs, farm crisis

Chandigarh, Oct 21: For the 90-member Legislative Assembly in deeply clan-bound Haryana elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and ...

Mamata assures Farooq Abdullah of standing by him in difficult times

Kolkata, Oct 21: Assuring former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah of standing by him during "difficult times", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday extended birthday w...

JK chief secy chairs high-level meet to review tourism promotional campaign

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam reviewed promotional campaigns for wooing tourists, days after the state administration withdrew its August 2 security advisory for holi...

Govt will ensure good working environment, health for police personnel: HM Shah

New Delhi, Oct 21: The Union government will undertake time-bound steps to ensure that good working environment, health and family welfare related concerns of police personnel are addressed, Home Min...

Paddy and basmati see increase in sown area over last year

New Delhi: Paddy acreages in the current fiscal have grown by 6.5 per cent and basmati acreages have increased by a whopping 36 per cent in comparison to kharif 2018 but the increased cultivation ma...

Pak summons Indian envoy, denies launchpads being targetted

Islamabad, Oct 21: Pakistan summoned the Indian Charge D' Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia and "categorically rejected" Indian media reports about so-called "launchpads" being targeted by India along the Li...

1st voter of the day appreciated by EC

Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21: Uma Shankar, the first person to cast his vote morning at the Manikpur polling station in Chitrakoot, was given a certificate of appreciation by the Election Commi...

Army destroys 4 terror launch pads in PoK in retaliatory attack

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian Army on Sunday destroyed four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), killing at least four Pakistani soldiers, in a counter-attack launched against...

Army organises Baking and Pastries course at Mughal Maidan

Bhanderkut: Army undertook up a noble initiative of organising the opening ceremony of Baking and Pastries Course at Mughal Maidan. A total of 15 unemployed youth from Mughal Maidan and nearby areas...

Army organises street play on Beti Bachao Beti Badao

Kishtwar: With an aim to generate awareness among the members of society about importance of girl child and their education, Indian Army conducted a street play on “Beti bachao, Beti padao” at Padh...

Army organises Awareness Rally cum Debate Competition on Drug abuse in Poonch distt

Poonch:Indian Army organised awareness rally cum debate competition on ''Drug Abuse” at Government Senior Secondary School, Mendhar in Poonch district . The event started with debate competition fo...

Army organises Friendly Volleyball Match at Surankote

Poonch:With the aim to connect with local youth and encourage them for physical fitness and sporting spirit amongst them, Indian Army organised a “Friendly Volleyball Match” with the youth of Suran...

Army conductes awareness lecture on “Road Safety” in Rajouri distt

Rajouri, 19 Oct 19. Indian Army organised an awareness lecture on “Road Safety” at Govt High School, Relan in Rajouri district. There has been a substantial increase in the vehicular traffic in the...

Cong destroyed nation with its wrong policies, says Modi, sharpens attack on Article 370

Ellenabad (Sirsa), Oct 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the Congress, alleging that their wrong policies destroyed the nation and injustice was continuously done with Jammu and K...

Shah dares Rahul to declare Cong will restore Art 370 in J&K

Navapur (Maha), Oct 19: Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah dared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to declare that his party will restore provisions of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir if voted to powe...

No conversion of pre-paid mobile connection into postpaid in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 19: With only postpaid mobile phone services of all cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), made operational after remaining suspended for 70 days in Kashmir ...

Pak violates ceasefire along IB in JK's Kathua

Jammu, Oct 19: Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages with small arms firing along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, officia...

Pressure on Pak, they have to take action: Army Chief on FATF’s warning

Jammu, Oct 19: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday asserted that there was pressure on Pakistan to deliver on Financial Action Task Force (FATF) directions as to be on a ‘Grey List’ is a setba...

Over 90K people availed Internet facility at 20 kiosks

SRINAGAR: Over 90,000 people, mostly students, availed free Internet facility at 20 kiosks set up at the deputy commissioner’s office here, officials said. The officials said the students availed ...

We spoke about Article 370 to expose Congress, NCP: Fadnavis

Mumbai: The BJP's decision to highlight the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 in the campaign for Maharashtra Assembly polls put the opposition on defensive, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis sa...

India slams Pak for raising Kashmir issue at UN

United Nations, Oct 19: India has slammed Pakistan for raising the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at a forum of the UN, saying the country employs "empty rhetoric" to serve its "distorted agenda" and con...

Yechury flays Modi, Shah for calling oppositions 'traitors'

Kolkata, Oct 19: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for labelling opposition leaders as 'traitors' and their supporters as...

Bilawal Bhutto announces nationwide anti-govt protests

Islamabad, Oct 19: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilwal Bhutto-Zardari has announced nationwide anti-government protests to "restore 'real' democracy in the country". "Our demand is to r...

NSUI PAID FLORAL TRIBUTES TO STUDENTS MARTYR’S OF 1966

Jammu : National Students Union of India(NSUI) activists paid their rich tributes to the students martyr’s who sacrificed their lives for the cause of students in 1966 today remembered by NSUI activi...

What is Pakistan's chemistry with Congress, Modi asks

Gohana (Haryana), Oct 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said under the Congress' misrule, no one was safe neither "jawans" nor farmers or sportspersons. Lashing out at the party for not supp...

Fresh restrictions imposed in Srinagar in view of Friday prayers

Srinagar, Oct 18: Fresh restrictions were imposed in parts of the city as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order in view of Friday congregational prayers, officials said. They said the ...

Shah questions Congress record on tribal welfare

Gadchiroli, Oct 18: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday attacked the Congress over the issue of adivasis welfare and asked its leader Rahul Gandhi what did his four generations do for the communi...

Centre asks all schools to set up kitchen gardens

New Delhi, Oct : All schools have been asked to set up a kitchen garden and instructions to this effect have been issued by the Centre to all the states and union territories, an official said on Fr...

BSP leader Kartar Singh Bhadana joins BJP

New Delhi, Oct 18: Former Haryana Minister and three-time MLA Kartar Singh Bhadana left the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday. He took the party membersh...

Manmohan covering for Cong's unprincipled position: BJP

New Delhi, Oct 18: The BJP launched a scathing attack on former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh accusing him of being "economical with truth" and giving a "cover" to the Congress on Article 370. ...

Khattar heli-hops across Haryana on Mission 75

Chandigarh, Oct 18: In the last days of electioneering in Haryana, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is following a hectic schedule, addressing six or seven public meetings a day, mostly reaching th...

Kripashankar hails Manmohan Singh for Article 370 statement

Mumbai, Oct 17: Former Maharashtra Congress leader Kripashankar Singh on Thursday welcomed ex-prime minister Manmohan Singh's statement that his party had voted in Parliament in favour of scrapping A...

Pak-sponsored terrorists behind civilian killing identified: DGP

Srinagar: The Pakistan-sponsored terrorists involved in the killing of three civilians, including an apple trader, this week have been identified, Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police Dilbag ...

India urges Pak to give up its stand on levying fees on pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib

New Delhi: India stuck to its ground that Pakistan needs to give up its stand on levying a fee of USD 20 on pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara and said broad agreement on all other issues h...

Manmohan Singh tones down Cong line on Savarkar, Article 370

New Delhi, Oct 18: In a damage control effort amid the scathing attack launched by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), former prime minister Manmohan Singh has toned down the Congress line on Vinayak D...

SC collegium recommends appointment of 5 HC Chief Justices

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended appointment of Chief Justice of five High Courts -- Meghalaya, Jharkhand, Madras, Madhya Pradesh and Patna. The collegium has recommended tra...

6- Day special coaching camp under Khelo India begins at Udhampur

UDHAMPUR, OCTOBER 17: A six day special coaching camp for Boys /Girls under 17 years in the discipline of Badminton, Table Tennis, Boxing, Yoga and Hockey today commenced here at Indoor Sports St...

Dir Agriculture reviews achievements under State Plan

Jammu, October 17: To review the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) under various Farmers Welfare Schemes under State and Central funding and review the progress under State CAPEX plan and centrally Spo...

Advisor Sharma meets public delegations, seeks fast-track redress people’s grievances

JAMMU, OCTOBER 17: Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today met scores of public delegations and individuals who apprised him about their issues and demands here at weekly public hearing program...

BDC Elections: Training imparted to Polling staff at Doda

DODA, OCTOBER 17:Hands-on training programme on poll process through ballot box was conducted for Presiding officers and Polling Officers here ahead of Election to Block Development Council. The tra...

Training on PPC, GPDP held at Doda

DODA, OCTOBER 17: Training cum Refresher course on Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP), Mission Antyodaya Survey-2019 and PPCs for block level officers of line departments was held here today. Ad...

Samba: Officials imparted training on GPDP formulation

Samba, October 17: Department of rural development today organised a training programme for block level officers here on Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP). District Development commissioner Ro...

Block level officers imparted training in Rajouri

Rajouri, October 17: One day training cum refresher course for Block Level officials of the line departments for preparation of the Gram Panchayat Development Programme- Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas was ...

BBBP campaign: DDC Kishtwar felicitates mothers blessed with girl child

KISHTWAR, OCTOBER 17: In continuation to celebration of ‘International Day of the Girl Child’ and to spread awareness about 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' under 'Noor Jevan Ka Betiyan' campaign, District ...

Paddy procurement centre inaugurated at Kathua

KATHUA, OCTOBER 17: District Development Commissioner, O P Bhagat today inaugurated a paddy procurement centre here at village Jakhbar. The DDC said that the motive behind opening the procurement ce...

DC Samba calls for effective road safety measures

Samba, October 17: District Development Commissioner Rohit Khajuria today sought effective road safety measures and asked the concerned to identify trouble spots and unauthorized cuts on National Hig...

Chief Secretary reviews Darbar move arrangements

Jammu, October 17: Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today reviewed the arrangements being put in place by various departments for move of offices from Srinagar to winter capital Jammu, here at a high...

Capacity building training on GPDP held at Ramban

RAMBAN, OCTOBER 17: Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (RD&PR) department today organized capacity building training on Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP), Mission Antyodaya Survey and PPCs for...

Advisor Ganai reviews supply, stock positioning of food grains

JAMMU, OCTOBER 17: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai has directed for timely stocking of food grain in the areas of Jammu and Kashmir facing harsh winters. He was reviewing the supply and ...

BDC Elections: 2nd randomization of polling staff held at Rajouri

Rajouri, October 17: The 2nd randomization of polling staff for Block Development Council (BDC) Elections was today held here under the chairmanship of the District Panchayat Election Officer (DPEO) ...

Without Savarkar, 1857 Mutiny would have remained a revolt: Shah

Varanasi, Oct 17: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that had it not been for Veer Savarkar, India wouldn't have known the importance of the 1857 Mutiny. "The Mutiny of 1857 would have...

Jammu to host two-day national disaster management conference in Nov

Jammu, Oct 17: A two-day disaster management conference would be held here next month to deliberate on the myriad topic and educate people about the latest techniques in pre and post-disaster scenari...

Policeman hit by speeding car in Baramulla

Srinagar, Oct 17; A policeman was injured after being hit by a speeding car which jumped a security check-point in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said. The police cons...

JK administration orders abolition of legislative council, asks its staff to report to GAD

Jammu, Oct 17: Ahead of the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories later this month, the 62-year-old state legislative council came to an end with the state administration issuin...

Art 370 scrapping won't have bearing on Maha polls: Pawar

Mumbai, Oct 17: People are in mood for a change in Maharashtra and the scrapping of Article 370, raised aggressively by the BJP, does not seem to be resonating with people at grass-root level in the ...

Shops briefly open in Srinagar, private transport on roads

Srinagar, Oct 17: Shops opened for few hours early Thursday morning in some areas here including in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk but main markets and other business establishments remained shut, o...

History will take note of those who mocked Art 370 removal: PM

Beed, Oct 17: In a blistering attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said history will have a mention of those who ridiculed the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashm...

First active Western Disturbance to give rains in Jammu and Kashmir

JAMMU: During the initial period of October, the first two to three days have seen good rains over Northwest Plains, particularly Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and the NCR region. Since then, i.e. post Octo...

Rajnath accuses Cong of internationalising Kashmir issue

Bawani Khera (Haryana), Oct 17: Launching an offensive against the Congress, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday accused it of internationalising the Kashmir issue. Addressing a poll ...

Transporters call for indefinite chakka jam from Lakhanpur to Kashmir, over Sarore toll plaza

Jammu:The transporters have given a call for indefinite chakka jam from Lakhanpur to Kashmir valley. This was stated by T S Wazir, chairman All J&K Transport Welfare Association and former MLC whi...

Details of investment in Jammu and Kashmir would be available very soon: Sitharaman

Washington, Oct 17: The details of the government's policy to attract more investments in Jammu and Kashmir would be available very soon, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, listing out the pot...

Indo-Pak bilateral ties subject to approval from PMs of both countries: Ganguly

Kolkata, Oct 17 : BCCI president-elect Sourav Ganguly has said that resumption of bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan is subject to approval from India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counter...

Chhattisgarh CM condemns state worker's killing in Kashmir

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced Rs 4 lakh financial assistance to the family of a worker from the state who was shot dead by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama dist...

Fruit merchant killed in militant firing in Shopian, J&K

Shopian (J&K), Oct 16: One fruit merchant was killed and another injured after militants fired upon them at Trenz village in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said on Wednesday. The i...

BDC Elections: 2nd phase of poll staff randomization held in Budgam

BUDGAM, OCTOBER 16: The second phase of randomization of polling staff for the upcoming Block Development Council (BDC) polls was done in the presence of General Observers for Budgam here today. Thr...

Power shutdown

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: According to the Chief Engineer EM&RE Wing Kashmir, in order to carry out necessary branch cutting, urgent maintenance and stabilization of 33kV lines of STD Bijbihara, power su...

Comm SMC chairs 2nd Supervisory-cum- Advisory Committee meet

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), Khurshid Ahmad Sanai today chaired the 2nd Supervisory-cum-Advisory Committee meeting to discuss the issues related to accommo...

Div Com directs early completion of ETP at Rangreth

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed the officials to speed up the work on Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) at Industrial Estate Rangreth. The Divi...

DDC inaugurates MIS counter at Kulgam

KULGAM, OCTOBER 16 - DDC Kulgam Showkat Aijaz Bhat along with representatives of NAFED today inaugurated counter of Market intervention Scheme (MIS) at Fruit Mandi Kulgam for procurement of apple p...

DDC G’bal discusses Solid Waste Management action plan

GANDERBAL, OCTOBER 16: District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali Khan today chaired a meeting with concerned officials of district administration and Municipal Councillors, Ganderbal...

Advisor Khan chairs SED meet over settlement of SRO-43 cases

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan today chaired a meeting of School Education Department (SED) over the settlement of SRO-43 cases pending in the Department. The meeting was att...

SECY RDD reviews performance of RSETIs

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: Secretary, Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda, today chaired a meeting to review the performance of Rural Self Employment Training Institutes (RSE...

DARPG team meets Secretaries of RDD, Culture

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: A team from Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) today met Secretaries of Rural Development Department (RDD) and Culture to have an overview of Pub...

Governor chairs first meeting of Srinagar Cluster University Council

SRINAGAR, OCT. 16: Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the Cluster University of Srinagar, today chaired the first meeting of the University Council here at the Raj Bhavan. Advisor to Governor, ...

Chief Secretary reviews implementation of conservation, eco-restoration plan for Wular Lake

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam Wednesday reviewed the progress made on conservation and eco-restoration of Wular Lake by the Wular Conservation & Management Authority (WUCMA)...

Chief Secretary chairs 117th FAC

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam in its 117th meeting held in Civil Secretariat, Srinagar cleared 43 proposals regarding use of ...

Chief Secretary chairs SEC of SDRF

Procurement of 13 more snow Plough Machines approved SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: The State Executive Committee (SEC) of the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) headed by Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmany...

DARPG team calls on Advisor Skandan in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: A team of Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India, today called on Advisor to Governor, K Skandan to discuss arrangements made fo...

Advisor Sharma for result- oriented disposal of grievances

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: Advisor to Governor K K Sharma today directed prompt and result-oriented disposal of grievances ensuring quality deliverance of services in a time bound manner. The Advisor dir...

Advisor Kumar reviews progress of major H&ME projects in JK

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today reviewed the progress of works of major projects of the Health & Medical Education (H&ME) Department being executed by various agencies ...

Advisor Kumar flags off teams for 42nd State Level Table Tennis Championship

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today flagged off a team of Table Tennis Players from Kashmir division along with the officials to participate in 42nd J&K State Table Tennis ...

Advisor Khan reviews working of Agriculture, Horticulture, allied sectors in Pulwama

PULWAMA, OCTOBER 16: Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan, today visited Pulwama where he chaired a meeting to review progress achieved under Agriculture, Horticulture and allied sectors. The meeting w...

DIET Doda hosts orientation programme on RTE Act

DODA, OCTOBER 16:- A one day orientation programme for the DDOs (Principals & ZEOs ) of Education Department on Right to Education (RTE) Act-2009 & NCF-2005, was held today here at DIET Doda. Aroun...

Kishtwar: Entry of vehicles inside Chowgan banned

KISHTWAR, OCTOBER 16: District administration Kishtwar today put restriction on entry of vehicles inside the Chowgan ground to prevent damage to the greenery and safety of players & visitors. Distri...

Ramban: Awareness camp held for Students

RAMBAN, OCTOBER 16: Awareness on disaster management was today organized for students by Civil Defence, SDRF here at Government High School (GHS) Barakund of Sangaldan area. Around 150 students and ...

Jammu DDMA approves 49 SDRF compensation claims

JAMMU, OCTOBER 16: District Disaster Management Authority today approved forty nine compensation claims under SDRF here at its meeting chaired by Additional District Development Commissioner, Tanveer...

Div Com directs DCs to expedite land acquisition process

JAMMU, OCTOBER 16: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today directed the Deputy Commissioners of Jammu Division to expedite and complete the process of land acquisition pertaining to various depa...

Khelo India sports tourney begins in Kathua

KATHUA, OCTOBER 16:- As part of ‘Khelo India’ initiative, the District Youth Services and Sports Department today organized 4-day Inter Block District level Tournament here at Sports Stadium. Bot...

DDC Kathua reviews arrangements for Diwali festival

KATHUA OCTOBER 16:- District Development Commissioner Kathua, O P Bhagat today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements for the Diwali festival. The DDC directed Tehsildar Kathua, SHO and CEO, M...

Diwali arrangements finalized in Samba

SAMBA OCTOBER 16: The arrangements for smooth celeberation of Diwali festival were today finalized here at a meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner Rohit Khajruia. The meeting was attended by senior...

Diwali festival arrangements finalized at Udhampur

UDHAMPUR, OCTOBER- 16:– The arrangements for the celebration of festival of lights Diwali were today finalized by district administration here at a meeting of officers and representatives of religiou...

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over 'ceasefire violations'

Islamabad, Oct 16: Pakistan summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia to protest over alleged ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) that killed three ...

Non-local workforce makes a comeback in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 16: Rajkumar has a packed work schedule lined up for the next fortnight. After returning to Kashmir last week this migrant worker from Punjab, who does the job of tenting for marriage c...

Non-Kashmiri killed by terrorists in valley

Srinagar, Oct 16 : In a bid to create unrest in Jammu and Kashmir region, which is still coming out of a two-month long communication ban post abrogation of Article 370, militants on Wednesday shot d...

SC directs J&K to produce orders on restrictions

New Delhi, Oct 16: The Supreme Court directed the Jammu and Kashmir administration to place those orders before the court under which communications were restricted in the valley after abrogation of...

Congress, NCP against national interest: PM Modi

Jalna (Maharashtra), Oct 16: In the sharpest attack yet on the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday accused the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party of always speaking against...

Day-73: Strike continues, no change in Kashmir situation

Srinagar, Oct 16: There is no change in the overall situation as strike continued for the 73rd day on Wednesday in Kashmir valley, where people are protesting against the scrapping of Article 370 , b...

People have started to question BJP's silence on issues like unemployment: Selja

Chandigarh, Oct 16: Haryana Congress president Kumari Selja on Wednesday said that the people have started questioning the ruling BJP's silence on burning issues like unemployment and have made up th...

Why no reply on NRI businessman wife's plea against his detention: SC asks J-K administration

New Delhi, Oct 16l: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration as to why it has not filed a reply on a plea by the wife of a Malaysia-based NRI businessman challenging ...

Police detain over a dozen in connection with killing in Shopian

Srinagar, Oct 16: Over a dozen suspected persons were detained by police in connection with the killing of a driver from Rajasthan by unidentified gunmen in Shopian in south Kashmir on Sunday night, ...

Grenade attack on security force vehicle, no injury reported

Srinagar, Oct 16: Militants hurled a hand grenade towards a security force vehicle in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said on Wednesday. They said militants lobbed a hand grena...

#AnantnagEncounter: 3 militants killed in encounter

Srinagar, Oct 16: Three terrorists were killed Wednesday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, officials said. The encounter broke out at Pazalpora area in...

Human rights has become 'global buzzword' after revocation of Article 370: Sitharaman

New York, Oct 16: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Indian public sector banks had the "worst phase" under the combination of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and RBI Governor...

Gangster arrested with country made pistol in Jammu

Jammu: Police arrested one gangster with country made pistol in Gangyal area here on city outskirts. Police spokesman here said that police party from Gangyal Police Station during patrolling this...

Indian Army approaches veterans to know their well being

New Delhi: Concerned over condition of family members of war veterans, Indian Army has marked this year as the 'Year of Next to Kin' wherein they will reach out to veterans and their family members....

CCPA to meet for deciding on winter session's dates

New Delhi, Oct 15: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) is to meet on Wednesday to decide on the dates of Parliament's Winter Session. Headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, th...

Two militants killed in Anantnag gunfight

Srinagar, Oct 16: Two militants were reportedly killed on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district in a gunfight with the security forces, police sources said. Security forces surrounded...

On ‘appointed day’, along with Lt Governor, CJ, Judges, PSC Chairman to take fresh oath

JAMMU: With barely fifteen days left for formal transition of Jammu and Kashmir from State to Union Territory, arrangements are being made for fresh oath of the Governor, to be called Lieutenant Gove...