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Nowshera: Action taken against 4 absentee Doctors

Rajouri, May 25: District Administration Rajouri today withheld the salary of four doctors of Sub District Hospital Nowshera for remaining absent from duty without taking leave. Deputy Commissione...

Jammu: RTO tightens nose around Auto Rickshaws plying without fare metres

Jammu, May 25: Motor Vehicles Department, Jammu today laid special nakas at various places to crackdown on the Auto Rickshaws plying without Fare meters. A team headed by RTO Jammu Dhananter Sin...

Video Surveillance to curb absenteeism in Kishtwar

Kishtwar, May 25: District Development Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana today constituted for Video Surveillance teams to curb absenteeism in government officers. “To curb the menace of absente...

Div Com reviews action taken for rehabilitation of mule owners

Jammu, May 25: Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting to review action taken towards rehabilitation of mule owners plying on Shri Mata Vaishno Devi track. The Governmen...

Advisor Sharma visits Suchetgarh border

Jammu, May 25: Advisor to Governor K.K Sharma today visited border and discussed development of border tourism at Suchetgarh on the pattern of Wagah Border. He chaired a meeting of officers of Bo...

Apni Mandi starts function at Tapyal

PURMANDAL, MAY 25: An Awareness program for promoting horticulture marketing facilities at ‘Apni Mandi’ at Tapyal here at Data Da Talab was organised today. The chief guest SDM Vijaypur Vijay K...

Director Agriculture reviews achievements of Farmers’ welfare schemes

JAMMU, MAY 25: Director Agriculture P. S. Rathore, today chaired a meeting of the District Officers to review the progress of various Farmers’ welfare schemes and programmes. The physical and ...

DDC Doda reviews functioning of ICDS Deptt

DODA, MAY 25: District Development Commissioner Dr Sagar D Doifode today reviewed the functioning ICDS department and the Anganwari Centres run by it in the district here at meeting of CDPOs and Su...

Div Com, IGP inspect, review Jammu- Srinagar highway

RAMBAN. MAY 25: Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma along with Inspector General of Police (IGP), M K Sinha, today inspected National highway in district Ramban and reviewed the arrang...

Three officials suspended in Bandipora, disciplinary action against four doctors

BANDIPORA, MAY 25: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, surprise inspections were conducted at several government offices in the district by Assistant Commissioner Revenue Reyaz Ahma...

Symposium on Drug de-addiction held at Akhnoor

JAMMU, MAY 25: Anamika Sharma, a student of class 9th was declared as best speaker at a symposium contest on the topic, “ Drug de-addiction”, organized by Cultural Wing Department of Information ...

Jammu Admin to host Summer School Olympaid DC reviews preparedness for mega sports event

JAMMU, MAY 25: District Administration Jammu is going to organize Summer School Olympaid “Sports for peace and development” under centrally sponsored scheme “ Khelo India”. The sports event will ...

Power shutdown

JAMMU, MAY 25: According to Superintending Engineer, Elect. Maintt. & R.E. Circle-1, Jammu, to carry out the work of Pole installation, the power supply to Nagrota Market, CRPF Camp, Migrant Camp, ...

DC Kargil visits Hussaini Park, other prominent religious places

KARGIL, MAY 25: Deputy Commissioner Kargil Baseer-ul-Haq Choudhary today visited Hussaini Park and some other religious places here and took stock of the arrangements being put in place by the Dist...

DC Baramulla visits GDC exam centre, reviews facilities

BARAMULLA, MAY 25: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo accompanied by concerned officers today visited Government Womens' College Baramulla, where Central University of Kashmir had established ...

DDC reviews progress of work on SDH building, visits Lolab bypass

KUPWARA, MAY 25:- The District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of various District Officers to review the status of ongoing work on District Hospital building...

ACR Bandipora reviews arrangements for Shab- e-Qadr, Jumat-ul-Vida, Eid-ul-Fitr

BANDIPORA, MAY 25: Assistant Commissioner Revenue (ACR) Bandipora Reyaz Ahmad Beigh on Saturday reviewed the arrangements made for Jumat-ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadar and Eid-ul-Fitr. The meeting was atte...

Smith, Warner booed by fans in WC warm-up game

London, May 25 (IANS) Australia's David Warner and Steve Smith were subject to boos by the crowd during Saturday's pre-World Cup warm-up match against England at the The Rose Bowl in Southampton. ...

Vijay Shankar's scan report comes in, no fracture

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indian team management can heave a sigh of relief as all-rounder Vijay Shankar's scan reports have come in and he has no fracture. In fact, the batsman touted to bat at n...

Abhishek Bachchan trolls Kohli after pic with Kane

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Virat Kohli and Harry Kane sent sports fans into a frenzy when they posted a selfie together at the Lord's Cricket Ground on Friday. Kohli is currently in England as Team Ind...

We did what we had to, won't change a thing: Armstrong

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Tainted former American cyclist Lance Armstrong said he would not change the way he acted during his doping ordeal that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de Fr...

Kohli, Smith, Morgan are top skippers, feels Border

Melbourne, May 25 (IANS) Batting legend Allan Border feels Indias's Virat Kohli, England's Eoin Morgan and Australia's Aaron Finch are the three captains to look out for in the World Cup in England a...

I used sun screen, zip, mints while bowling: Panesar

London, May 25 (IANS) Former England spinner Monty Panesar made shocking revelations about ball tampering, saying he would use sun screen, mints and also the zip of his trouser to make the ball rever...

Afghans ring warning bell, but will Pak repeat history

Bristol, May 25 (IANS) When Afghanistan got past Pakistan by three wickets on Friday, it looked like an upset. But come the World Cup, this could be the norm when the ever diminishing fine line betwe...

Sugar rates steady in Kolhapur market

Kolhapur, May 25 (UNI) The prices of M 30 and S 30 grades of sugar rates remained steady in Kolhapur sugar market on Saturday to Rs 3280/3300 and Rs 3180/3200 per quintal respectively. There was no ...

NTPC posts profit at Rs 4,350 cr in Q4

New Delhi, May 25 (UNI) NTPC Ltd, the largest power generator, on Saturday posted its net profit at Rs 4,350.32 crore in the fourth quarter ended March 2019 as against Rs 2,925.59 crore in the same q...

WhatsApp confirms Status Ads coming in 2020

San Francisco, May 25 (IANS) Ads are coming to WhatsApp, finally, and the intrusion into the popular ad-free mobile messaging platform would begin from Status page. At a Facebook Marketing Summit ...

US dollar declines as trade fears linger

New York, May 25 (IANS) The US dollar declined on Friday as investors monitored global trade prospects and digested the manufacturing data. The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Flash US Manufacturin...

US stocks rise amid trade hopes

New York, May 25 (IANS) US stocks closed higher on Friday, regaining some of the ground it lost in a rout in the previous session, as Wall Street reignited hopes for de-escalation of global trade ten...

CEC meets Kovind, submits names of elected parliamentarians

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora accompanied by other officials met President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday and submitted a copy of the notification which contains the n...

Mamata offers to quit as CM, party doesn't endorse

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Two days after her party suffered serious setbacks in the Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday offered to step down from the post. Ban...

Police file charge sheet in Bandipora minor rape case

Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday filed the charge sheet against the youth accused of raping a minor girl in Bandipora district earlier this month. "The charge sheet...

Modi elected leader of BJP and NDA parliamentary party

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Narendra Modi was on Saturday elected the leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) parliamentary party at a function in Parliament's ...

Vijayan rules out quiting as Kerala CM after poll rout

Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Saturday, broke his silence and told those asking for his resignation after the Left Democratic Front's (LDF) Lok Sab...

Surat toll 23, state orders all coaching centres shut

Surat, May 25 (IANS) Shaken out of stupor by the devastating fire in a coaching centre in a four-storey building here that claimed 23 lives, all of Gujarat's eight municipal corporations and scores o...

BJP vote share up 18.4% in Karnataka LS seats

Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) An upbeat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) increased its vote share by 18.4 per cent in Karnataka's 28 Lok Sabha constituencies where polling was held in two phases on April 18 a...

Jagan meets Andhra Governor, stakes claim to form government

Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday met Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and formally staked claim to form the government. Hours after he...

79 schools score less than 10% result in Gujarat 12th boards

Ahmedabad, May 25 (IANS) A whopping 79 schools posted less than 10 per cent result in the 12th standard general stream examinations this year, even as English medium students performed better than th...

After thumping LS poll win, BJP sets eyes on Delhi Assembly

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) After bagging all the 7 Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, the BJP has set its eyes on the Assembly elections slated early next year, with the party on Saturday exuding confidence of ...

No new Sikkim MLAs have criminal background: ADR

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) None of the winners of the just concluded Sikkim Assembly elections have any serious criminal cases against them, as per their sworn affidavits. "It's the first time since...

After LS jolt, Trinamool in shock, fear of mass exodus looms large

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Two days after suffering major setbacks in the Lok Sabha polls, despondency of the West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress is palpable. The Mamata Banerjee-ruled party's worker...

Sumbal case: Police files chargesheet against accused within 17 days

May 25: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday filed a chargesheet against accused in the alleged rape of 3-year old child in Bandipora district of north Kashmir. The accused was arrested soon afte...

Food Supply team inspects shops selling Momo, Chinese food in Jammu, collect samples

Jammu, May 25: A team of Food Supply on Saturday conducted surprise inspection of shops selling momos and Chinese food in Gorkha Nagar of Bahu Fort area here. The Food supply team assisted by the ...

Life remains crippled for day 2 due to strike in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 25: Life remained crippled for the second day on Saturday due to restrictions and spontaneous strike in the Kashmir valley, where where Ansar Gazwatul Hind chief Zakir Musa was killed ...

Weather turns pleasant after 2 days below normal temperature in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 25 : Weather turned pleasant on Saturday after recording below normal temperature due to rain for the past two days in the Kashmir valley, where people in hilly and remote areas could ...

At 46 pc BJP gets highest ever vote share in J-K, leads in 27 assembly segments

Jammu, May 25: The BJP, which bagged three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, has got its highest ever vote share of 46.4 per cent in the state, more than that of Congress, NC and PDP put together...

CWC rejects Rahul's offer to quit as Congress chief

New Delhi, May 25: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday offered to resign from the post owning moral responsibility of the party's loss in 2019 general elections. He made the offer at the C...

Man found dead under mysterious conditions: Police

Jammu, May 25: The Jammu and Kashmir Police recovered the body of an employee of social forestry department in Surankote area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. Reports said that some employ...

Army man shoots himself dead in north Kashmir

Srinagar, May 25: An Army soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside the camp in north Kashmir’s Pattan on Saturday. Reports said that an army man of 22 ...

Mobile internet remains suspended in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 25: Mobile internet of all Cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), remained suspended as a precautionary measure for the second day on Saturday in the Kashmi...

Mehbooba concerned over thrashing of three by cow vigilantes in MP

Srinagar, May 25: Expressing concern over thrashing of three persons, including a woman, by cow vigilantes in Madhya Pradesh (MP), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba on Saturday urged Chief Min...

Modi 2.0: Process for forming next govt begins, Oath likely on May 30

JAMMU: As the BJP swept to power with a spectacular performance for a second term, all eyes are now on government formation the process for which has been set in motion with the council of ministers ...

Govt sacks contractual employees engaged after 2010, reiterates ban

JAMMU: The State government on Friday has discontinued the services of all contractual employees engaged by all the departments after 2010, besides those who were engaged after 2015 without the requi...

Modi still cannot remove Article 370, 35-A: Farooq

JAMMU: Having won his way back to second consecutive term in the Parliament with a thumping majority, National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Friday asserted that despite a massive majo...

23 die in Surat fire

SURAT: A massive fire engulfed a four-storey commercial complex in Surat on Friday, killing at least 19 teenage students at a coaching centre, many of whom jumped and fell to their deaths while some ...

Musa killed; protests rock Kashmir

SRINAGAR: In a "major success", security forces killed the chief of an Al-Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir, Zakir Rashid Bhat alias Zakir Musa—also the Kashmir Valley’s most wanted militant, in an eleven-h...

Suspended for absence, was SHO Vijaypur in court at 6 in morning?

JAMMU: Station House Officer (SHO) Vijaypur Rakesh Bamba was placed under suspension after he was found absent from the station in a surprise inspection carried out at 6 am on Friday morning by Depu...

BJP bags 86% votes of Kashmiri migrants

JAMMU: Although the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has failed to set its foot in Kashmir valley during Lok Sabha elections 2019, but its candidates have secured majority of Kashmiri migrant votes. As ...

Bhaderwah: Curfew lifted after 9 days, Internet resumes

JAMMU: Night curfew has been lifted and Internet services resumed in Bhadarwah Valley after nine days. Curfew was imposed in Bhadarwah valley of Doda district on May 16 following violent protests by...

Sacked Army man arrested for running fake job racket

JAMMU: The Jammu Crime Branch on Friday arrested a dismissed Army personnel running a fake soldiers' recruitment racket while impersonating as a colonel duping people of lakh of rupees, along with hi...

Five die in twin road accidents

JAMMU/SRINAGAR: Five persons, including a father-son duo, were killed and two other sustained injuries in two road accidents that Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The first accident occurred in Mahore...

Jammu, Samba side with BJP; Rajouri, Poonch Cong’s solace

JAMMU: The BJP’s victory from Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary seat was ensured by Jammu and Samba districts from where the party managed to get mammoth leads, while the Congress Party got leads from Rajou...

Educational institutions remains closed in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 25: Educational institutions remained closed as a precautionary measure for the second day on Saturday in the Kashmir valley, where Ansar Gazwatul Hind chief Zakir Musa was killed in an...

Indian envoy rules out talks with Pak

WASHINGTON: India will not hold talks with Pakistan until it gives up its state policy of supporting terrorism, the country's Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said, hours after Prime Minis...

Additional charge for two IAS officers

JAMMU: The State government on Friday gave the additional charge of the post of Administrative Secretary, Agriculture Production and Horticulture Departments, to Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, IAS(JK:1993)...

Guv Malik congratulates new J&K MPs

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik has congratulated all the winning candidates of the Lok Sabha elections from J&K, results of which were declared yesterday. BJP’s Jugal Kishore, Dr Jitendra Sin...

Train service remains suspended in Kashmir for security reasons

Srinagar, May 25: Train service remained suspended for the second day on Saturday in the Kashmir valley for security reasons following killing of Ansar Gazwatul chief Hind Zakir Musa, in an encounte...

Landslides force Jammu-Srinagar highway to close

Jammu, May 25: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic on Saturday following landslides in Ramban district, traffic department officials said. The fresh landslides were reporte...

Surat fire toll rises to 23, two students on ventilator

Surat, May 25: The death toll in the Friday's devastating blaze in Surat rose to 23 by Saturday, even as seven students battled for survival in hospitals, officials said. Two of the injured stude...

Restrictions to continue in Srinagar and other places

Srinagar, May 25: Protests in the wake of the killing of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind outfit's chief commander Zakir Musa, forced authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to continue preventive restrict...

Press Club & Red Cross Jammu Felicitate Chairman JK Bank for initiatives of economic upliftment

JAMMU: “J&K bank is a unique commercial institution with humane compassion for the people of the state. It acts as an ambassador of J&K state with its pan India operations in the country. It has an...

Div Com inaugurates J&K Bank CRM

JAMMU MAY 24: Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma today inaugurated Jammu and Kashmir Bank Cash Recycler Machine at Press Club Jammu in presence of Chairman J&K Bank, Parvez Ahmed, Presid...

DC inaugurates medical camp for drivers, conductors of commercial vehicles

RAJOURI MAY 24: Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, today inaugurated a free eye checkup and medical camp for drivers and conductors of commercial vehicles organised by Motor Vehicle Departme...

Power shutdown

JAMMU MAY 24: In order to carry out work of changing all 33 KV isolators under PSDF scheme and plug leakage in 132 KV CTs of Jhajjar Kotli Bay, the shutdown of 132/33 KV Grid Station Janipur is being...

Distt Admin asks SDMs to establish Disaster Management Store at Sub-divisional Level

UDHAMPUR, MAY-24-: For timely distribution of relief materials among the affected people, District Administration asked sub divisional magistrates of Udhampur district to establish Disaster Managem...

DC finalises arrangements for Jumat-Ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadar, Eid-ul-Fitr

RAJOURI MAY 24: Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad finalized the arrangements for Juma-Ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadar and Eid-ul-Fitr during an officers meeting here today. The Chairman Auqaf and oth...

Advisor K K Sharma visits Kathua, inspects development works

KATHUA MAY 24: Advisor to Governor K.K Sharma today visited Kathua and inspected construction work of Government Medical College being raised at Kathua. The building of GMC, spread over an area of...

IRCS’s 4-day first aid training concludes at Jammu

JAMMU, MAY 24: A four-day first-aid Training organised by Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Jammu for Red Cross Volunteers and others concluded here today. The highlights of the training revolved ar...

Ramzan festival suspended till Monday due to inclement weather

SRINAGAR, MAY 24: The 15-day Ramzan Festival that started earlier this week shall remain suspended till Monday due to inclement weather conditions. The organizers informed that due to the unfavora...

Admit cards, roll number slips to be treated as travel passes for candidates: Div Com

SRINAGAR, MAY 24:- Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan today said that the admit cards and roll number slips shall be treated as travel passes for the candidates who have to appear i...

District admin bans sale of Gokul oil brand in Rajouri

RAJOURI, MAY 24: Additional Deputy Commissioner, who is also the Court of Adjudicating Officer Rajouri, Sher Singh, today imposed a fine of Rs 1,14000 on seven firms for violation of Food Safety and ...

District Level Inter School tournament begins at Udhampur

UDHAMPUR, MAY 24:- District Level Inter School tournament for boys and girls U/19 yrs in the discipline of Badminton, Table tennis, Chess and Yoga started today, here at Subash Stadium. Around 27 B...

Udhampur: DLSA holds awareness event on child protection Act

UDHAMPUR MAY 24: District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Udhampur today organised a day long awareness programme on legal protection against Child Abuse and Sexual Violence (POCSO) here at Delhi ...

BIS awareness workshop held

SRINAGAR, MAY 24: In order to aware the stakeholders about the processes involved in BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) certification, a Government of India undertaking, a workshop for the stakeholde...

Drug de-addiction campaign: DIPR hosts Mushaiara, cultural event to spread awareness

JAMMU, MAY 24:- To promote literary activities and spread awareness about drug de-addiction , the Cultural Wing of Department of Information & Public Relations(DIPR), Jammu organized a Multilingual...

Advisor Ganai condoles demise of ex-IGP MS Wani

SRINAGAR, MAY 24 - Advisor to Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, has expressed grief over the demise of former Inspector General of Police Mr. Mohammad Shafi Wani. In his condolence message, the ...

Governor congratulates winning candidates of Lok Sabha Elections

SRINAGAR, MAY 24: Governor Satya Pal Malik has congratulated all the winning candidates of the Lok Sabha elections from J&K, results of which were declared yesterday. Extending his heartfelt gree...

Rajouri police arrested Sumo driver for smuggling liquor; recovers 40 bottles.

RAJOURI:Foiling a liquor smuggling bid, Rajouri police arrested a Tata Sumo driver and recovered 40 bottles of liquor from his possession.A team of police headed by Incharge PP Rajouri city, SI Sures...

Power shutdown

JAMMU, MAY 24: Chief Engineer Elect. Maintt. & RE Wing, Jammu has informed that, for augmentation of power transformer from 6.3 MVA to 10 MVA under IPDS, the shutdown of 33/11 KV Seora Sub-Station ...

'Daddy' Rohit ready to play perfect deputy to Kohli

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) India's ODI deputy Rohit Sharma is a daddy now and with fatherhood comes a lot of responsibility. But the batsman is happy in the zone that he is in and in fact, he goes on to r...

Shahan aims for double in X-30 National Championship

Bengaluru, May 24 (IANS) Young Shahan Ali Mohsin will be the cynosure of all eyes as the X-30 class of the JK Tyre-FMSCI National Karting Championship gets under way at the Meco Kartopia on Saturday....

Kohli, Buttler, Warner: Waugh's top 3 batsmen for WC

Melbourne, May 24 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh has picked the top three batsmen he would be looking forward to in the upcoming World Cup beginning on May 30 in England and Wales. Th...

Was ready to walk away after WT20 controversy: Harmanpreet

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Harmanpreet Kaur, captain of the women's T20 India team, has revealed that she was "ready to walk away from the game" after the controversy that erupted in the 2018 Women's W...

Nadal, Federer set up potential semifinal at French Open

Paris, May 24 (IANS) Eleven-time winner Rafael Nadal and Swiss great Roger Federer are slotted in the bottom half of men's singles and could meet in the semifinals of the upcoming French Open startin...

WC: Tom Latham to miss warm-up games due to injury

London, May 24 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman Tom Latham will miss New Zealand's World Cup warm-up matches against India and West Indies due to injury, skipper Kane Williamson has confirmed. Earlier ...

Alexander Zverev advances to semis of Geneva Open

Geneva, May 24 (IANS) Top-seeded German Alexander Zverev edged past Bolivia's Hugo Dellien 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the Geneva Open and stay in the running for his first title of 2019...

Ex-Real Madrid forward Julio Baptista retires

Rio De Janeiro, May 24 (IANS) Former Real Madrid and Brazil international forward Julio Baptista has announced his retirement from football after a professional career spanning two decades. The 37...

India 2nd in government requests for users' data on FB

Washington, May 24 (IANS) The Indian government requested Facebook to provide data for 20,805 users (including 861 emergency requests) -- second only to the US government -- in the July-December 2018...

Punjab reaps biggest wheat crop in 20 years

Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) Punjab has harvested a 20-year record bumper wheat crop this season with its production of 129.93 lakh tonnes, an official said on Friday. During the current wheat procur...

Vistara leases six aircraft to boost domestic market growth

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Full-service carrier Vistara on Friday said it has leased an additional six aircraft from BOC Aviation to accelerate its growth in the domestic market. As part of the agre...

Mother Dairy hikes poly pack milk prices

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Mother Dairy is to raise the consumer prices of its poly pack milk variants in Delhi NCR from Saturday. The 1 litre pack has been increased by Re 1 and the 500 ml pack by Rs ...

Huawei could be part of US-China trade deal: Trump

Washington, May 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has raised the possibility of easing restrictions on Huawei as part of a broader trade deal with Beijing, despite labelling the Chinese telecommuni...

US aviation regulators meet global counterparts over 737 MAX

Washington, May 24 (IANS) Officials of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) met aviation regulators from over 30 countries over the safety of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets. After the cl...

Volatility index drops by another 16%

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The volatility index or the 'India VIX' cooled by another 16 per cent on Friday after the conclusion of the general elections. A decisive victory for the BJP-led NDA and the ...

US dollar declines against rising Yen

New York, May 24 (IANS) The US dollar declined against most of its major rivals in late trading on Thursday amid investors' growing appetite for the Japanese Yen. The Japanese Yen was among the be...

ED moves HC seeking to cancel Robert Vadra's bail

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has moved the Delhi High Court seeking to cancel the bail plea of Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, in a money ...

Sabarimala row, Vijayan's style blamed for Left rout

Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) Kerala's ruling CPI-M on Friday gave enough indications that the Sabarimala issue and even Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's leadership were to blame for the party's...

How TikTok made Modi popular among young voters

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Nearly 1.5 crore young "digital natives", most of whom cast their votes for the first time, chose to vote for Narendra Modi as India's next prime minister and Chinese short v...

Uttar Pradesh to face by-elections in 11 Assembly seats

Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) A total of 11 MLAs have been elected to the Lok Sabha from Uttar Pradesh this time and by-elections will be held in their constituencies. The BJP had fielded four Uttar Prad...

Bengal MPs to heighten glam factor in Lok Sabha

Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Bengal is set to raise the glam quotient in the upcoming Lok Sabha with a number of celebrity candidates sailing through the bitterly fought elections in the eastern state. ...

Akhilesh sacks party panelists

Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) In an unexpected development, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has sacked its panel of leaders who act as its spokespersons on television channels. In a statement is...

Bengal sends 6 Muslims to Lok Sabha, 2 less from 2014

Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) West Bengal is sending six Muslims to the 17th Lok Sabha -- two less than the last general election. The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress with five Muslim MPs has the ...

Several film celebs win in LS battle, some lose

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In the political 'dangal' of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, a slew of film celebrities including Hema Malini, Sunny Deol, Kirron Kher, Manoj Tiwari, Anubhav Mohanty, Mimi Chak...

Fire at SAIL's Bhilai plant; no casualty

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A fire broke out at the Coke Ovens and Coal Chemicals (CO&CC) Department in SAIL's Bhilai steel plant in Chhattisgarh on Friday morning, the company said, adding no injury or...

Left has suffered severe defeat: CPI-M

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The CPI-M and the Left have suffered "a severe defeat" in the Lok Sabha elections, the CPI-M has said, adding that the BJP-led NDA's sweeping victory "signal a consolidation ...

How a studious Zakir Rashid Bhat became the dreaded 'Zakir Musa'

Srinagar, May 24: The journey of Zakir Rashid Bhat, from a well-to-do middle class family of Noorpora village in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral area, to becoming 'Zakir Musa' or the most wanted militant i...

Friday prayers not allowed for 2nd week in Srinagar's Jamia Masjid

Srinagar, May 24: Friday prayers were not allowed for the second successive week of holy month of Ramzan in Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar, where curfew has been imposed as a precautionary measur...

Weather to remain cloudy for next 3 days

Srinagar, May 24: The Jammu and Kashmir metrological department has predicted cloudy weather for the next three days. The spokesman said that weather would remain generally cloudy till May 27, and...

NC will form next Govt in J&K: Farooq

Jammu, May 24: National Conference president and Member Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday asserted that his party will form next government in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. "We are hopefu...

Modi cannot remove Art 370, 35A from J&K: Farooq

Jammu, May 24: National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that no matter how powerful Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become after winning with the majority, but he cannot remo...

Three drug peddlers arrested, poppy cultivation destroyed in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 24: Three drug peddlers were arrested and poppy cultivation over about 100 kanals of land destroyed in the Kashmir valley during the past 24 hours, a police spokesman said. Fifty-s...

Tral encounter ends, body of Zakir Musa handed over to family

Srinagar, May 24: An encounter, which ensued between militants and security forces on Thursday night in Tral area of Pulwama district of south Kashmir, ended on Friday morning after over 12 hours wi...

Modi promises an inclusive India as BJP storms back to power | BJP+ 350 CONG+ 85 Others 107

JAMMU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set for his second term in country’s top post as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)—riding on his popularity and the nationalism wave—has once again storm...

World leaders congratulate

US President Donald Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan were among dozens of world leaders who congratulated Prime Minister N...

In replay of 2014, BJP stages stellar return, NC replaces PDP in Kashmir

JAMMU: In an election held at a time when Jammu and Kashmir awaits assembly polls to elect a political government eleven months after fall of last ‘popular’ dispensation, the results from six Lok Sab...

46% in J&K, BJP’s national vote share surge past 50%

JAMMU: Polling a vote share of 46 percent across six seats, the Bhartiya Janta Party emerged as the largest party in terms of vote share in Jammu and Kashmir even it won only three of the six seats. In its landslide victory, the BJP has seen its vote share soar past 50 per cent in at least 13 states and Union territories, a feat which the rival Congress could manage only in Puducherry. In J...

21578 voters choose NOTA

JAMMU: More than twenty one thousand voters rejected all the candidates contesting on six parliamentary seats of Jammu and Kashmir by pressing 'None of The Above' (NOTA) option on Electronic Voting M...

Another trashing for Cong; led by RaGa, all top faces bite dust

JAMMU: After dominating the country’s politics for decades altogether, the Congress on Thursday faced second consecutive Lok Sabha defeat at the hands of the BJP, with the party only managing to bett...

No Cong MP in 18 UTs, states, 8 fmr-CMs lose

NEW DELHI: If one drives from Jammu and Kashmir to Tamil Nadu, one will not find a Congress MP in half-a-dozen of states. The party has scored a nil in 18 states and union territories in the 2019 Lok...

BJP gains big by new inroads, stunning returns

NEW DELHI: In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP surprised many by making deep inroads into West Bengal and Odisha, considered bastions of the Trinamool Congress and the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), res...

BJP MPs likely to meet on Saturday

NEW DELHI: The BJP parliamentary board on Thursday passed a resolution hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and thanking people for endorsing the party's agenda. All the newly-elected...

Zakir Musa, J&K's most wanted militant, reported killed in Tral gunfight

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Valley's most wanted militant commander, Zakir Musa, who headed the Al Qaeda affiliate Ansar Gazwatul Hind, was killed on Thursday by security forces in an encounter in Pulwama ...

Jammu-bound stranded vehicles to ply on National highway, one-way on Ladakh, Mughal roads

Srinagar, May 24: Only Jammu-bound stranded vehicles were allowed to move on Friday on the National Highway connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, a traffic police official said. ...

Educational institutions closed in Kashmir, IUST, KU postpone exams

Srinagar, May 24: All educational institutions were closed as a precautionary measure on Friday in the Kashmir Valley, where clashes erupted on Thursday night after reports about the death of Ansar G...

Musa eliminated: Clamp down in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 24: Hours after Kashmir's most wanted militant commander Zakir Musa, who headed the Al Qaeda affiliate Ansar Gazwatul Hind, was killed, nocturnal protests broke out in parts of Srinaga...

DDC Ganderbal reviews Aadhar seeding, PoS transactions, stock position in distt

GANDERBAL, MAY 23: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali Khan today chaired a meeting with the officials of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) department to ...

DLSA Bandipora organizes awareness program on “Beti Bachao Beti Padao”

BANDIPORA, MAY 23: District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Bandipora on Thursday organized a day long awareness program on “Beti Bachao Beti Padao” at Mini-Secretariat Bandipora in collaboration w...

Governor congratulates Nahida for successfully scaling Mount Everest

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Governor Satya Pal Malik has congratulated Nahida Manzoor for successfully scaling the world’s highest peak -Mount Everest. In a message, Governor has observed that Nahida is an ...

Member NDMA reviews disaster preparedness scenario in Kargil

KARGIL, MAY 23: Member National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lt Gen (Retd) N C Marwah along with Deputy Commissioner Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary, who is also Chairman District Disaster M...

Advisor Skandan reviews performance of KVIB

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Advisor to Governor, K Skandan today chaired a meeting here to review the performance of Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB). On the occasion, Advisor str...

Advisor Ganai interacts with deputations, individuals at Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: As part of the weekly outreach programme, Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today interacted with a number of delegations and individuals at J&K Governor’s Grievance Cell a...

Action plan for conservation, development of medicinal plant sector in JK discussed

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Advisors to Governor, K Vijay Kumar and K Skandan today jointly chaired a meeting to discuss the potential of medicinal Plants sector in the state, action plan for conservation, d...

Div Com reviews developmental Scenario at Udhampur Takes stock of progress on key projects

UDHAMPUR, MAY-23:- Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Kumar today reviewed developmental scenario and progress on mega developmental projects here at a meeting of divisional & district heads of...

DDC Ganderbal discusses Distt Plan 2019-20

GANDERBAL, MAY 23: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali Khan today chaired a meeting with the district officers to discuss the District Plan 2019-20. The DDC discussed in...

ARTO Rajouri sensitise young drivers about the ethical driving.

Rajouri : To sensitise the young drivers in promoting road safety awareness and to disseminate information about traffic rules, Assistant Regional Transport Officer ,Inzar Rana to conduct a trial ...

Root relishing opportunity to do something special at WC

London, May 23 (IANS) England might be touted favourites going into the 2019 World Cup, but batsman Joe Root believes that the team has a lot to learn from defending champions Australia. In fact, the...

Ashwin set for county stint with Nottinghamshire

London, May 23 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will join Nottinghamshire for the second half of the County Championship season. Ashwin's Nottinghamshire stint will be his second in c...

Rahane backs Kohli & Co to do well in World Cup

Newport, May 23 (IANS) Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane believes India have a strong side and will do well in the upcoming World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30. "Defin...

Usman Khawaja cleared of injury after head knock

Southampton, May 23 (IANS) Australia batsman Usman Khawaja has been cleared of injury after being hit on the helmet while batting against West Indies in a warm-up match prior to the World Cup in Sout...

Smith sounds warning bell, stars in World Cup warm-up

Southampton, May 23 (IANS) Steve Smith sounded warning bells for the opposition teams going into the World Cup after he extended his pre-tournament purple patch with another half-century to help Aust...

Alex Hales eyes England comeback at World T20

London, May 23 (IANS) Alex Hales, who was dropped from the England World Cup squad, is eyeing a comeback to the national side for the next year's T20 World Cup to be held in October on the back of so...

Ajinkya Rahane scores century on County debut

Newport (UK), May 23 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane, who failed to make a cut in the 15-member India squad for the upcoming World Cup, scored a brilliant century on his County debut for H...

Boxing expected to maintain status at Tokyo Olympics

Paris, May 23 (IANS) Boxing is set to appear on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games calendar, while the recognition of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) by the International Olympic Committee (IOC...

2022 World Cup to keep 32-team format: FIFA

Paris, May 23 (IANS) FIFA on Wednesday shrugged off any possibility of expansion from 32 to 48 teams at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. On January 10, 2017, FIFA Council unanimously decided in favo...

Musk's tunnelling company bags $48.6 mn deal in Vegas

San Francisco, May 23 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk's tunnelling company -Boring - has bagged a $48.6 million worth contract to build an underground transportation system around the Las Vegas Convention...

Sensex down 400 pts as investors rush to book profit

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The S&P BSE Sensex , at 3.17 p.m., fell over 400 points or 1.02 per cent to 38,709.95 after hitting a record high of 40,124.96 as investors rushed to book profit. The Nifty f...

'Main Bhi Chowkidar' emerged big winner on social media

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appeared set to retain power, the party emerged as a clear winner on social networks and t...

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn attends pre-trial talks

Tokyo, May 23 (IANS) Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn took part in the first pre-trial process at the Tokyo District Court on Thursday for allegedly transferring private investment losse...

Woman asks Amazon CEO to return product in meeting

San Francisco, May 23 (IANS) Amid Amazon's annual shareholders conference where dozens of people joined to discuss issues like renewable energy use and equal pay, a woman called out to Amazon CEO Jef...

Dorsey's mobile payment firm starts hiring for crypto project

San Francisco, May 23 (IANS) Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's mobile payment company - Square - is getting closer to launching its long-awaited crypto project and is ready to make its first hire. Earlier...

Key Indian equity market indices open in green

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Taking a cue from the initial trend of the Lok Sabha polls verdict which indicates the BJP-led NDA candidates are leading, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opene...

Mobile networks suspending orders for Huawei smartphones

Hong Kong, May 23 (IANS) Mobile networks in Asia and Europe have issued suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict the company's access to American techn...

US dollar declines amid Fed minutes

(06:16) New York, May 23 (IANS) US dollar declined on Wednesday as investors digested the newly-released minutes by the Federal Reserve. The US central bank on Wednesday released the minutes of...

NDA set to score 97.5 per cent in Bihar

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is all set to score 97.5 per cent in Bihar, if the current leads hold. The BJP is set to win all the 17 seats it contested in the st...

Supriya Sule-Pawar wins Baramati, NCP leading in 3 more seats

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Supriya Sule-Pawar of Nationalist Congress Party was declared elected from Baramati Lok Sabha seat on Thursday, in her third consecutive victory from the family stronghold. S...

Goa CM congratulates PM, Shah for 'spectacular' win

Panaji, May 23 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP President Amit Shah for pulling off a "spectacular" win in the 2019 general e...

Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM on May 30: YSRCP leader

Amaravati, May 23 (IANS) Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will take oath as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on May 30 in the temple town of Tirupati, a YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader said on Thursd...

Modi wave sweeping Rajasthan

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Modi wave seems to be sweeping Rajasthan with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leading in 24 out of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state as counting of votes progressed on Thu...

Congress office wears deserted look

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Congress headquarters in the capital wore a deserted look on Thursday with counting trends showing only a marginal improvement in the partys tally from the previous Lok S...

AAP welcomes public mandate; congratulates BJP for victory

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) As the trends showed BJP leading across the country as well as in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday congratulated the saffron party for its victory and said it hop...

Shripad Naik leads in North Goa by 11,587 votes

Panaji, May 23 (IANS) Union Minister of State for AYUSH and sitting BJP MP Shripad Yesso Naik is leading over his nearest rival and state Congress President Girish Chodankar by 11,587 votes from Nort...

Deve Gowda, Kharge trail in Karnataka

Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) candidate H.D. Deve Gowda and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge were on Thursday trailing behind their BJP rivals in the ...

PM Modi, Amit Shah put together a winning alliance: Omar

Srinagar, May 23: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah credited PM Narendra Modi and Amit Shah with running a very ‘professional campaign’ soon after vote counting leads made it clea...

Grenade hurled at CRPF camp in Srinagar

Srinagar: Suspected militants hurled a grenade at the 25th bn CRPF camp near Tagore Hall in Srinagar An official said that the suspected militants lobbed a grenade at CRPF camp in Srinagar. Ho...

People have every right to express their anger for my failings: Mehbooba

Srinagar, May 23: The former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said that voters have every right to express their anger for her failings. Taking to h...

Road Accident kills one in Srinagar

Srinagar: One person namely Mustaq Ahmad Sheikh of Habbak crossing was hit by a Maruti car bearing number JK01R -4554 at Zakura crossing resulting in his death at 5:30 pm today, a local resident Aqid...

Mehbooba, Shah Faesal congratulate PM Modi on landslide win

Jammu: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti and former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal on Thursday congratulated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the landslide win in...

Farooq set to win, Mehbooba likely to finish third

Jammu/Srinagar, May 23: National Conference President Farooq Abdullah appeared set to win the Lok Sabha election from Srinagar while former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP leader Mehbooba Mu...

Decision Day: LS vote count, results today

JAMMU: The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place on Thursday, bringing the curtains down on a ...

Buoyed by exit polls, BJP prepares for celebrations, Cong on ‘standby’

JAMMU: Buoyed by exit polls predicting a sweeping victory for the BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the state BJP office was today abuzz with activities with most of its senior leaders, former ministe...

Want President's rule to end, J&K elections at earliest: Guv

SRINAGAR: Asserting that his administration is in favour of revocation of President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said he wants the elections of legislative assem...

Inaugurates JCR flyover phase-II

SRINAGAR: Giving summer capital a major breather from traffic jams, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday inaugurated the second phase of much awaited Jehangir-Chowk-Rambagh (JCR) flyover here. Th...

2 HM ultras killed in Kulgam, infiltration bid foiled on LoC

SRINAGAR: Two militants were killed in another pre-dawn encounter with security forces, this time in Kulgam district, even as Army claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid by 4-5 Pakistani militant...

Jawan killed, 7 hurt in blast at LoC training

JAMMU: An Army soldier was killed and seven others were injured in a blast during a "training activity" along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district on Wednesday. The incident took place when ...

Army Cmdr briefs Guv on security in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Wednesday briefed Governor Satya Pal Malik on the obtaining security situation along the country’s borders and the ongoing anti-terror operati...

Rajouri: Major terror plot foiled, 4 AKs among 15 weapons recovered

JAMMU: In a significant anti-terror operation aimed at eliminating the attempts to revive militancy in Jammu region, the police on Wednesday bust a major militant hideout in Rajouri district and reco...

Govt braces up for pollution-free Amarnath yatra, environmentalists’ concerns remain

JAMMU: Amid criticism from environmentalist for its failure to reduce pollution, the state authorities have braced up for annual pilgrimage for Amarnath cave shrine, focusing to protect environment and reduce pollution level, even as the environmentalists are not expecting much from the authorities this time too. The state government has claimed that stern measures have been taken to reduce po...

Advisor suspends DFO Bhadarwah, six others

BHADARWAH: Taking note of the large scale encroachment of forest land in the region, K Vijay Kumar, the advisor to the Governor Wednesday directed the principal chief conservator of forests (PCCF) to order immediate suspension of seven officials, including the divisional forest officer. As per the order, Advisor Kumar has directed PCCF to place Bhadarwah DFO Khalid Amin Mehta, Range Officer (RO)...

SCO: Sushma, Qureshi, Pulwama and Sweets?

KYRGYZSTAN: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi exchanged pleasantries during a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) here on Wednesday and sat next to each other during a joint call on Kyrgyz president, amid strained ties between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. At the meeting, India spoke about the Pulwama terror attack a...

Mudslide kills 2 girls, hurts third

SRINAGAR: Two girls were killed and another one was injured critically after they came under a mudslide at Hardi Shiva area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. “Three girls were passing through the Reshipora Hardshiva area when suddenly a mudslide hit them and injured all of them critically,” an official said. “All the injured were evacuated by locals and passersby to ...

Chargesheet in Sumbal rape soon: Police

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police will "soon" file a charge sheet in the Sumbal rape case, a statement issued today said. Tahir Ahmad Mir was arrested for allegedly raping a three-year-old girl in Sumbal area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district. "Police will file the chargesheet in the competent court of law against the accused person soon," a police spokesman said. “There is no truth i...

NIA charge sheets 4 ISJK ultras

JAMMU: The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday filed a charge sheet against four suspected terrorists of the Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) for the attack on a police team in Srinagar last year. Nearly 20-days after the attack at the Tourist Reception Centre in Srinagar on November 24 last year, the NIA had taken over the probe into the incident from the state police. During i...

Power shutdown

SRINAGAR, MAY 22: According to the Power Controller, Kashmir province, PDD Bemina, Srinagar, the 33 kV lines of STD Pulwama shall remain shutdown in order to carry out branch cutting and maintenance ...

Delegation of Bakerwal community led by former Minister Kohli meets Governor

SRINAGAR, MAY 22: A delegation of Bakerwal community led by Er. Abdul Gani Kohli, former Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Kohli apprised Governor about many h...

GDC Baghi Dilawar Khan Srinagar organises Seerat Conference

SRINAGAR, MAY 22: The Government Degree College Baghi Dilawar Khan Srinagar today organized a one-day Seerat Conference at S. P College Auditorium. Prof.(Dr.) Yaseen Ahmad Shah, Director Colleges, P...

DSEK observes Int’l biodiversity day at GHSS Kothibagh

SRINAGAR, MAY 22: To observe the International Biodiversity Day, Cultural Education Wing of Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) today held a provisional level seminar titled “Water deplet...

DIPR hosts symposium, cultural Prog on Drug de-addiction

JAMMU, MAY 22:- The Cultural Wing, Department of Information & Public Relations, Jammu today organized a symposium cum Cultural Programme on the topic “Drug de-addiction” here at Government Higher Se...

DDC Ramban reviews performance of PWD, PDD

RAMBAN, MAY 22: District Development Commissioner, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today reviewed the progress on key projects of PDD and PWD. He took review of physical and financial achievements for the yea...

Ramadhan, Shab- e-Qadar, Eid-ul-Fitr arrangements finalized at Poonch

POONCH, MAY 22: Deputy Commissioner, Rahul Yadav today finalized the arrangements for holy month of Ramadhan besides Shab-e-Qadar and Eid-ul-Fitr, here at a meeting . The meeting was attended by A...

DC Shopian reviews SDG plan preparations

SHOPIAN, MAY 22: Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Dr Owais Ahmad today chaired a meeting of various concerned officers to discuss action plan under Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the district. ...

DDC Kishtwar inspects PHE installations

KISHTWAR, MAY 22: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Angrez Singh Rana today inspected key water installation and filtration plants here which supply’s water to the main town areas. Gener...

DC Kargil takes stock of Shab-i-Qadr, Matyrdom Day of Hazrat Ali (A.S), Jumat-ul-Vida arrangements

KARGIL, MAY 22: Deputy Commissioner Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary today took stock of the arrangements being put in place by the District Administration for the ensuing Shab-i-Qadr, Martyrdom Day of...

SFRI hosts painting competition on biodiversity

JAMMU, MAY 22: State Forest Research Institute, Jammu celebrated biodiversity day here at its Campus by organizing a painting competition for the students . The students of Government High School Ja...

Jammu DLSA holds awareness event on Child Protection Act

JAMMU, MAY 22: District Legal .Services Authority, Jammu in compliance to the directions of Justice Rajesh Bindal, Executive Chairman, J&K State Legal Services Authority and under the Chairmanship of...

Northern Army Commander meets Governor

SRINAGAR, MAY 22: Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Lt Gen. Singh briefed Governor about the overall security situat...

Governor dedicates second phase of Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover to commuters

SRINAGAR, MAY 22: Governor Satya Pal Malik dedicated the second phase of the Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover today to commuters. Sh. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Sh. K.K. Sharma, Sh. K. Skandan- Advisors to...

Advisor Kumar for making coordinated efforts to conserve biodiversity

SRINAGAR, MAY 22: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay today highlighted the importance of biodiversity which is essential for sustainable development and human well-being in present world. He said that coor...

DG Fire Services inspects fire stations of south Kashmir

SRINAGAR, MAY 22: Director General (DG) Fire & Emergency Services, V K Singh today inspected the Fire & Emergency Stations Head quarters at Anantnag, Bijbehera, Qazigund and Command Office Anantnag....

LS polls: All arrangements in place for vote counting in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 22: All arrangements have been put in place for the smooth conduct of counting of votes on Thursday for Lok Sabha election in Kashmir valley, which sends three representatives to Parlia...

Drug peddler arrested, heroin recovered in Srinagar

Srinagar, May 22: A drug peddler was arrested on Wednesday and heroin recovered from his possession in the summer capital Srinagar, a police spokesman said. He said a check point was established ...

J&K Guv apologises to public on Kashmir highway ban, says decision taken in national interest

Srinagar, May 22: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday apologised to the public for inconvenience caused due to the ban on civilian traffic on Srinagar-Jammu national highway. However, he assert...

Governor inaugurates second phase Jahangir Chowk- Rambagh flyover

Srinagar, May 22: The second phase of Jahangir Chowk- Rambagh flyover was inaugurated by Governor Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday and was thrown open for vehicular movement. The sec...

Web series on Modi returns after elections

New Delhi: 'Modi: Journey Of A Common Man', the web series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi is live again, a month after the Election Commission banned its streaming in favour of a level-playing fiel...

Indian Cricket team leaves for World Cup 2019

Mumbai, May 22: Indian Cricket team on Wednesday left from Mumbai airport to take part in the much awaited International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's Cricket World Cup in England, starting from May 3...

Jammu Police introduces "GirlsGoEasyNow" mini bus exclusively for ladies

Jammu, May 22: In a bid to provide free and secure environment, Jammu Police in collaboration with mini bus operators on Wednesday introduced "GirlsGoEasyNow" mini bus exclusively for the ladies on P...

Anti-Corruption Bureau books Divisional Manager of SFC Udhampur in graft case

Jammu, May 22: The sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau has booked the Divisional Manager of State Forest Corporation, Udhampur in graft case. "Anti-Corruption Bureau Doda has registered a graft cas...

Only one way traffic on Kashmir, Ladakh and Mughal road

Srinagar, May 22: Only one-way traffic will continue to ply on the national highways connecting Srinagar with Jammu, Ladakh with Kashmir and historic Mughal road on Wednesday, official sources said. ...

Kulgam encounter ends: 2 militants killed, internet suspended

Srinagar, May 22: Two militants were killed on Wednesday by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the south Kashmir district of Kulgam, official ...

Restrictions lifted in down town, SeK in Srinagar

Srinagar, May 22: Curfew like restrictions imposed in down town and Shehar-e-Khas (SeK), Srinagar to prevent any demonstration on the death anniversaries of Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and Abdul ...

No restrictions on civilian traffic on NH after Sunday

JAMMU: After great inconvenience to lakhs of commuters for eleven days spanned over one-and-a-half-month, the death of an elderly man, widespread condemnation in the Valley, and three reviews bringin...

AOC shifted, 4 officers may face severe punish

SRINAGAR: The Indian Air Force has transferred the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) of the Srinagar base in the midst of a court of inquiry (CoI) probing the accidental shooting down of an Mi-17 helicopt...

JMC wakes up to pitiable sanitation

JAMMU: Waking up to strong public resentment over poor sanitation in all the seventy five (75) wards, the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC), on the directions of government, has finally decided to la...

Governor reviews security ahead of Amarnathji yatra

SRINAGAR: Ahead of its commencement from July 1 from both the Baltal and Pahalgam routes, the security arrangements for the annual ilgrimage to the revered Shri Amarnathji cave shrine were reviewed i...

‘2>1’: ECI rejects Lavasa's demand to record dissent

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission Tuesday rejected with a majority vote election commissioner Ashok Lavasa's demand that dissent notes should be recorded in its orders on model code violations, days after the simmering tension within the poll body over the issue came out in the open. The 'full commission' of the panel, comprising Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and two other members -...

ACB catches SFC Div Mgr taking bribe

JAMMU: A divisional manager in State Forest Corporation (SFC) was caught by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Tuesday while taking Rs 30000 as bribe from a contractor in Udhampur district. “Puran Chand Bhagat was caught accepting Rs 30,000 in the presence of independent witnesses in his office-cum-residence complex at Udhampur for releasing contractors' pending payment,” an ACB spokesperson said. ...

Shortage of IGPs afflicts J&K Police

JAMMU: At one hand its officers are leading from the front the fight against organised crime and maintaining law and order, the prevailing policy of Jammu and Kashmir Police has contributed to a shor...

Poor Boards result: No increment for teachers

JAMMU: The poor performance by students of government school across Jammu region in recent board examinations has prompted Directorate of School Education to stop annual increment of lecturers, maste...

Keeping NH-44 Moving | NHAI experts flag roadside truck parking, debris major hindrances

JAMMU: An expert committee from Delhi, constituted to assess the situation of land sliding and unstable slopes on the 270-KM-long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, today briefed Advisor to Governor KK...

3 colleges sealed for Counting

JAMMU: There will be no class work at MAM College, Govt Science College and Govt Polytechnic for Boys from May 22 to May 24, 2019, in view of counting of votes of Jammu Parliamentary Constituency and...

Yasin Mailk to appear in TADA Court on June 8

JAMMU: TADA court Jammu on Tuesday issued notice to Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chief Mohammad Yaseen Malik for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping of Dr. Rubiya Syed and killing ...

Arunachal MLA, 10 others killed by Naga militants

ITANAGAR: In a brutal attack, suspected NSCN militants on Tuesday gunned down sitting MLA and NPP assembly poll candidate Tirong Aboh and ten others, including his son and two security personnel, in ...

Pakistan violates ceasefire on IB, firing on

Jammu, May 21: Pakistan Rangers violated the ceasefire on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector on Tuesday evening, sparking off a gunfight which was still on, police said. ...

Traffic restrictions on Jammu-Srinagar highway to end next week

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government announced that there would be no restrictions on civilian traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway from May 27 onwards. In the aftermath of the Fe...

J&K Governor reviews security for Amarnath Yatra

Srinagar, May 22: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik reviewed security arrangements for the annual Amarnath Yatra that begins on July 1. "In a meeting held at the state Raj Bhawan in Srin...

Two militants killed in Kulgam gunfight

Srinagar, May 22: Two militants was killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. Police sources said security forces started a cordon and sear...

Reliance topples IOC to become the biggest Indian company

New Delhi, May 21 (PTI) Richest Indian Mukesh Ambani's oil-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries has toppled state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) to become the country's biggest company by revenue...

Locals of Rajouri town still waiting for better road connectivity.

Sahil Sharma. Rajour: Roads play an important role in the process of development and indirectly responsible for the economic growth of the particular area.So it is important to maintain roads ...

Div Com reviews arrangements for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2019

jammu, May 21: Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting of the heads of concerned departments to review the arrangements being put in place to ensure smooth conduct of Shri...

Power shutdown

JAMMU, MAY 21: According to Superintending Engineer, Electric Maintt. and R. E. Circle Jammu, the power supply to Bohri and its adjoining areas fed from B-2 feeder shall remain affected on May 22, ...

Advisor Ganai listens to people’s issues at Jammu

JAMMU, MAY 21: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today listened to people’s issues here. He met several public delegations and individuals who apprised him about their issues and deman...

15-day Ramzan Festival commences at Kashmir Haat

SRINAGAR, MAY 21: A 15-day Ramzan festival commenced Tuesday evening at Kashmir Haat, here, with the aim to relive the spirit of festivity of this holy month. The festival is being organized by De...

General Elections 2019: No Class work at MAM, Science and Polytechnic Colleges from May 22 to 24

JAMMU, MAY 21: There will be no class work at MAM College, Govt Science College and Govt Polytechnic for Boys from May 22 to May 24, 2019 in view of counting of votes of Jammu Parliamentary Const...

State Haj Committee declares 9 Haj Group Organizers eligible

SRINAGAR, MAY 21: The office of State Haj Committee today informed the general public and aspiring Haj pilgrims of Haj-2019 in particular that as per the notification issued by the Ministry of Mino...

Election Observers review counting arrangements at Baramulla

BARAMULLA, MAY 21: Election Observers for Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency today convened a meeting here at Dak Bungalow to review the arrangements put in place for the smooth counting of votes...

Div Com reviews arrangements for Mela Kheer Bhawani

SRINAGAR, MAY 21: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review the arrangements for Mela Kheer-Bhawani which will be celebrated across the valley on June 10....

DDC Ganderbal reviews performance of ICDS, Social Welfare Department

GANDERBAL, MAY 21:The District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali Khan today convened a meeting with the concerned officers to review the overall performance of Integrated Child Deve...

DDC takes stock of traffic congestion in Doda town

DODA, MAY 21: District Development Commissioner Dr Sagar D Doifode today reviewed the growing traffic congestion problem in Doda township and inspected General Bus stand. The DDC was apprised ab...

DC reviews performance of PMGSY Division Ramban

RAMBAN, MAY 21: District Development Commissioner, Ramban, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today reviewed the physical and financial achievements of Ramban and Banihal PMGSY Division here at a meeting. The mee...

Jammu: Div Com inspects sewerage projects; gauges preparedness for monsoon

JAMMU, MAY 21: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today conducted an extensive tour of Jammu city and inspected the pace of work on various sewerage treatment projects and preparedness fo...

Ganai inspects Bahu–Mahamaya–Peerkho cable car project

JAMMU, MAY 21: Advisor to the Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today visited Mahamaya Park to inspect the status of the prestigious Bahu–Mahamaya–Peerkho cable car project. The Advisor also conducted ...

Advisor Sharma discusses construction issues of NH-44 with experts

JAMMU, MAY 21: Advisor to Governor KK Sharma today convened a meeting with the committee of experts of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), constituted to assess the situation of land slidin...

DDC Bandipora reviews performance of Education Deptt in Bandipora

BANDIPORA, MAY 21: District Development Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza Tuesday reviewed the performance of the Education Department in the district. The meeting was attended by Chief E...

CJM launches Plantation Drive At Court Complex Handwara

HANDWARA, MAY 21: Chief Judicial Magistrate Sunil Sangra today launched a plantation drive at District Court Complex Handwara wherein a variety of trees were planted. The purpose of the plantation ...

General Elections 2019: 2nd randomization of counting staff held at Kargil

KARGIL, MAY 21: The 2nd randomization of counting staff in respect of Kargil and Zanskar Assembly segments of the Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency was held at District Informatics Centre Kargil he...

Advisor Ganai congratulates KU for achieving A+ NAAC grade

SRINAGAR, MAY 21 –Advisor to the Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, has congratulated the University of Kashmir for achieving A+ Grade accreditation from the National Assessment and Accreditation Co...

Advisor Skandan inspects J&K Industries Limited’s business units in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MAY 21: Advisor to Governor K Skandan today visited Silk Factory Rajbagh, Bemina Woollen Mills and Kashmir Silk Filatures Solina to take stock of working of these business units. Managin...

Mayor JMC meets Governor

SRINAGAR, MAY 21: Sh. Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Gupta apprised Governor about the steps initiated for ...

Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2019: Governor reviews security arrangements at high level meeting

SRINAGAR, MAY 21: Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, chaired a high level meeting at Raj Bhavan here today to review important security related matters with regard to...

Uganda beat Botswana in T20 WC Africa qualifiers

Kampala, May 21 (IANS) Hosts Uganda beat Botswana in the ongoing 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) men's Twenty20 World Cup Africa final qualifiers. In a game played here on Monday, Uganda ...

Afridi named icon player for Euro T20 Slam

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi has joined the Euro T20 Slam as icon player while the South African Twenty20 teams vice-captain JP Duminy and his country mate Imran Tahir...

PUMA launches special edition shoes for Kohli

Bengaluru, May 21 (IANS) PUMA, one of the worlds leading sports brands, on Tuesday announced the launch of a special collectors edition PUMA one8 cricket shoes - A tribute to team Indias prolific cap...

BCCI, state officials bemused as CoA announce election dates

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will have its election on October 22 as per the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai. The CoA chief further ment...

Afridi named icon player for Euro T20 Slam

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi has joined the Euro T20 Slam as icon player while South African Twenty20 teams vice-captain JP Duminy and his country mate Imran Tahir wil...

Handling pressure at World Cup most important: Kohli

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli has said handling pressure at the World Cup will be the most important thing and the team will have to play every game with the same intensity as compe...

India lose 3-2 to Malaysia in Sudirman Cup opener

Nanning, May 21 (IANS) PV Sindhu won her first singles match but India fell to a 3-2 defeat to Malaysia in the opening encounter of their 2019 Sudirman Cup campaign. While Sindhu beat her opponent Go...

FC Goa rope in Seiminlen Doungel on free transfer

Panaji, May 21 (IANS) FC Goa on Tuesday completed the signing of Seiminlen Doungel on a free transfer from Kerala Blasters. The forward, who had two years left on his contract at his previous club...

Andy Murray hints at playing doubles at Wimbledon

London, May 21 (IANS) Former world number one Andy Murray, who underwent a hip-resurfacing surgery, has all but ruled out the possibility of competing in singles at Wimbledon this year and would be l...

Willey makes place for Archer in England WC squad

London, May 21 (IANS) England have included right-arm pacer Jofra Archer in the 15-member squad for the upcoming World Cup beginning May 30. Archer, who was on stand-by and on trial in the just-co...

Slater removed from flight for 'disruptive' behaviour

Melbourne, May 21 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer Michael Slater was removed from a flight for his "disruptive" behaviour. According to a BBC report, Slater said he was arguing with two friends...

Don't get personal with Smith, Warner: Moeen urges fans

London, May 21 (IANS) All-rounder Moeen Ali has urged fans, who will be coming to England to watch the upcoming World Cup, not to make personal barbs at tainted Australian duo of Steve Smith and Davi...

Sensex ends 382 points lower after record high

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) The Sensex on Tuesday ended 382 points in the red, after touching a record high of 39,572 minutes into the trade. The session started on a firm note with Sensex hitting a lif...

Another Air India pilot under scanner over sexual abuse charges

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Days after allegations of sexual harassment against an Air India commander, a senior pilot of the airline has come under the scanner for suppression of information regarding ...

Reliance Retail set to disrupt Amazon, Walmart-Flipkart: Report

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Reliance Retail's upcoming entry into the online retail sector is the biggest challenge for Amazon and Walmart-Flipkart as the Mukesh Ambani-led behemoth is well positioned t...

US temporarily loosens restrictions on Huawei products

Washington, May 21 (IANS) The US Commerce Department has announced loosening of some of the restrictions Washington placed on Huawei equipment last week, which made it difficult for American companie...

Jet staff knock on Aviation Ministry's doors

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Faced with the prospect of job loss, the employees of grounded Jet Airways knocked on the doors of government for helping to save the airline. The airline staff from acros...

Markets surge: Sensex hits record high

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Markets hit record highs on Tuesday's openning session extending their rally for the second day running as the BSE Sensex rose over 100 points to an all-time high of 39,571.73 i...

Tariffs on shoes 'catastrophic': Sneaker brands tell Trump

Washington, May 21 (IANS) Major sneaker brands, including Adidas and Nike, told US President Donald Trump that proposed tariffs on imported shoes from China would be "catastrophic" for American consu...

Tripura, Mizoram poll results to be delayed for VVPAT slips: officials

Agartala/Aizawl, May 21 (IANS) Declartion of results for Lok Sabha polls on Thursday in Tripura and Mizoram would be delayed by three to four hours as counting of ballots would be completed only afte...

Arunachal Pradesh MLA, 10 others killed in militant ambush

Guwahati, May 21 (IANS) At least 11 persons, including Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, were killed in an ambush by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday...

EC meeting Wednesday on opposition's concern on EVMs: Congress

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Election Commission will meet on Wednesday to address the concerns raised by leaders of 20 opposition parties, who met the poll panel on Tuesday to voice their concerns o...

Coast Guard seizes Pakistani boat carrying heroin worth Rs 6 bn

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) In a major operation, the Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday chased and seized a Pakistani fishing vessel carrying 200 kg heroin, valued at a whopping Rs 600 crore, to be delivered t...

2019 LS polls saw dip in number of candidates

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The just-held Lok Sabha elections saw a dip in the number of contestants as 8,040 people entered the poll fray, 211 less compared to 2014. The maximum number of people to ...

Millions of Instagram users' data leaked, company probing

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) After Facebook that is battling several data breaches, its photo-sharing service Instagram saw itself in trouble after personal data of millions of celebrities and influencer...

More arrests likely in Uttarakhand scholarship scam

Dehradun, May 21 (IANS) After the arrest of 12 people in the Rs 100 crore SC/ST scholarships scam that rattled the Haridwar district, the Uttarakhand Police on Tuesday said some more arrests were lik...

Notice to Karnataka Congress MLA for criticising party leaders

Bengaluru, May 21 (IANS) The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday served notice to its legislator Roashan Baig for allegedly criticising the party's state unit leaders ahead of the ...

Saffron noose tightening around Kamal Nath, probe into land deals worth in crores

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath seems to be in for big trouble. After IT raids on his aides last month, the BJP in Uttar Pradesh is initiating a probe against renown...

Technical snag hits Metro's Yellow Line, normal services resume

Gurugram, May 21 (IANS) Thousands of commuters faced immense inconvenience during the morning rush hours on Tuesday and many had to be evacuated from stuck trains as the Delhi Metro services on the Y...

Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern on EVM tampering reports

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed concern over reports of alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and said the onus of ensuring institutio...

After campaigning, Yogi returns to official work

Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) After two months of hectic campaigning, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is returning to his official work. The Chief Minister, who will return to Lucknow on Tue...

All exit polls wrong, far from truth: Sharad Yadav

Patna, May 21 (IANS) Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said all exit polls are wrong and far from the truth and that the reality will be out on Thursday. "All exit polls ar...

UP can be heading for mini-poll soon

Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh could well be heading towards a mini election in the coming months if the results go the BJP way. A total of 13 legislators are seeking an entry into the Lok Sabh...

'EC's silence on EVMs being switched worrying'

Srinagar, May 21: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the silence of the Election Commission (EC) was worrying even after "evidence" had come to the fore that the electronic voting machines ...

Pak appoints Moin-ul-Haq as India's new envoy to restart process of engagement with new govt

Islamabad, May 21: Career diplomat Moin-ul-Haq has been appointed as Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India to start a new process of engagement with the country where a new government will be for...

Clash near Jammu over anti-encroachment drive

Jammu, May 21: Two women fell unconscious and some people were injured in clashes with the police during an anti-encroachment drive on the outskirts of Jammu on Tuesday, officials said. A team fro...

J-K BJP bats for grant of reserved seats to people displaced from PoK

Jammu, May 21: The Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit Tuesday batted strongly for grant of seats reserved in the state assembly to displaced people of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Twenty-five seats are rese...

Two drug peddlers arrested in Sopore

Baramulla, May 21: Two drug peddlers were arrested alongwith codeine phosphate and spasmoproxyvon tablets in apple township of Sopore in this north Kashmir district, a police spokesman said on Tuesda...

Don't believe exit polls: J&K Congress President

Srinagar, May 21: Jammu and Kashmir Congress President G.A. Mir on Tuesday asserted that the exit polls should not to be believed and that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) would have the majorit...

Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Srinagar, May 21: A gunfight took place on Tuesday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said. After receiving information about the presence o...

Man carrying country-made pistol arrested in Jammu

Jammu, May 21 A man was arrested for allegedly carrying a country-made pistol and live bullets here, officials said Tuesday. The man tried to run away when a police team on checking duty spotted h...

IAF officer to face culpable homicide charge for accidentally shooting down Mi-17 chopper

New Delhi, May 21: The officer held responsible for the accidental shooting down of a military helicopter at the height of India-Pakistan tension in February will be charged by the Indian Air Force (...

Central forces to jointly monitor Srinagar airport

Srinagar, May 21: The Centre is all set to tweak security norms at the sensitive Srinagar airport by continuing with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and deploying Central Industrial Security Forc...

J-K: Ujh bridge to become functional soon, locals pleased

Jammu: An under-construction bridge at Ujh river in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district is nearing completion and locals are hailing the progress of the project. According to authorities, the brid...

All Educational Institutions remain closed in Srinagar

Srinagar: Authorities have decided to keep all the schools and colleges closed today,in Srinagar district. “Decision to close educational institutions has been taken as a precautionary measure to ...

Kami Rita Sherpa scales Everest, takes his record tally to 24 times

Kathmandu, May 21: Veteran climber Kami Rita Sherpa on Tuesday scaled the world's highest peak of Mount Everest, Qomolangma second time in a week, taking his record of setting foot on the top of the...

Governor, Advisor, DGP congratulate 2 cops for scaling Mount Everest

Srinagar, May 21: Governor Satya Pal Malik, his advisor, Chief Secretary (CS) and Director General of Police (DGP) on Tuesday congratulated two Selection Grade (Sgct) constables of Jammu and Kashmir...

Curfew-like restrictions imposed in downtown, Jamia masjid closed again

Srinagar, May 21: Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in the downtown and Shehar-e-Khas (SeK), Srinagar to prevent demonstration on Tuesday, when separatists have called for a general strike on the...

Situation under control, won’t allow Pir Panjal region to slip into terrorism: NAC

JAMMU: Asserting that the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir is "under control", the Army on Monday said that it will not allow the south of Pir Panjal in the Jammu region to slip into terrorism...

‘First surgical strike in 2016’

Lt General Ranbir Singh on Monday asserted that the first surgical strike by the Indian Army was carried out in September, 2016, following the Uri terror attack. "In reply to an RTI (Right to Info...

Male voters outshine women in LS polls

JAMMU: The overall participation of both male and female voters’ in six Lok Sabha constituencies across Jammu and Kashmir has declined by 5 percent as compared to previous general elections 2014. ...

Oppn doubts exit poll projections; Results will be in consonance: BJP

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties Monday doubted the exit poll projections that the BJP-led NDA will retain power at the Centre, calling it "speculation" and "fraud" and contrary to ground reality but th...

Missing Bandipora govt teacher found dead

SRINAGAR: The body of a teacher, who went missing last week, was recovered from a lake in Bandipora district on Monday, while the police initiated the probe to ascertain the reason behind the death. ...

2 dead in Doda accident

JAMMU: A 15-year-old boy was among the two persons who were killed when a truck they were travelling in skidded off a road and plunged into a deep gorge in Doda district on Monday. As per reports,...

ZEO suspended for MCC breach

JAMMU: A Zonal Education Officer was Monday placed under suspension for violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in Rajouri district. Additional deputy Commissioner, Rajouri, Sher Singh ordered the s...

Injured in militant attack, 65-y-old PDP worker dies

SRINAGAR: A 65-year-old worker of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who was injured critically yesterday after fired upon by militants, succumbed to his wounds in SKIMS Soura on Monday. Mohammad Jam...

Three-yr-old molested by driver, conductor of school bus; bail denied

JAMMU: A district court in Samba district on Monday rejected the bail application of a school bus driver and conductor who are booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 20...

KU gets prestigious A+ grade by NAAC

SRINAGAR: The National Assessment and Accreditation Committee (NAAC) has awarded the prestigious A+ grade to the University of Kashmir, it was announced on Monday. A NAAC team had visited the Univ...

Govt fixes monthly honorarium for JMC Mayor, Dy Mayor, Councilors

JAMMU; After long deliberations, the government has finally fixed monthly honorarium for Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC)’s Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councilors and Presidents/Chairmen of different commi...

Bhaderwah: Day curfew lifted as situation limps back to normalcy

JAMMU: Day curfew was lifted from Bhaderwah town on Monday since its imposition Thursday last following the killing of a person in a firing incident and subsequent violence, even as top officers of p...

Peace bus remains suspended

SRINAGAR: The Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), remained suspended on Monday. The cross-LoC bus, introduced as one of the ...

2 Pakistani nationals held in Gujrat

BHUJ: Two Pakistani nationals were apprehended on Monday by the Border Security Force (BSF) and their boat seized from the Sir Creek area in Gujarat's Kutch district, an official said. He said a p...

Grenade hurled at PS Shopian

SRINAGAR: Militants hurled a grenade towards a police station in Shopian district on Monday night, but there was no damage. The grenade exploded far outside the police station boundary, an officia...

J&K DGP seeks public cooperation to maintain communal harmony

Jammu: Against the backdrop of civilian killing in Bhaderwah, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh sought cooperation of public to maintain communal harmony. "Take strenuous ...

Telecom connectivity for annual Amarnath Yatra reviewed

Srinagar: A high level meeting reviewed telecom connectivity for the annual pilgrimage to holy Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, an official spokesman said here. He said on the dire...

No accused should get bail in NDPS Act: DIG Jammu tells subordinates

Jammu: Laying thrust on tightening noose against narcotic smuggling and drug abuse, Deputy Inspector General of Jammu-Kathua Range, Sujit Kumar on Monday told his officers that make sure that no accu...

Exit polls make mixed predictions for Andhra Assembly polls

Amaravati, May 21 :While a majority of the exit polls predicted victory for BJP-led NDA at the Centre, they were divided on the likely outcome in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections which were held...

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar over separatist march

Srinagar, May 21 : Authorities have imposed restrictions in Srinagar on Tuesday to prevent a separatist-called commemoration march. The Hurriyat Conference has called for the march to the Martyrs ...

AICC Vichar Vibhag holds one day convention of Block Congress Workers at Tatapani.

Apportion of PDP-BJP unholy alliance was a big source of alienation among the people in the state, the AICC Vichar Vibhag National Coordinator and former legislature Ashok Kumar Sharma appealed the p...

FSO collects fine of Rs 2,32,500 from erring traders

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: The Office of Food Safety Organization (FSO) in district Srinagar today informed that the organization during the current week imposed a fine amount of Rs2,32,500 from the erring ...

Arrangements finalized for counting of votes in Anantnag PC

ANANTNAG, MAY 20: Returning Officer for Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting of AROs, Nodal Officers, representatives of various political parties including, ...

JDA conducts drive, secures 387 kanal JDA land

JAMMU, MAY 20: During a six hour long drive carried out by Jammu Development Authority, about 387 kanal of prime JDA land falling under Khasra number 351, 352 and others located at Village Chap Sar...

District Level Inter Zonal tournament gets under way

UDHAMPUR, MAY 20:- District Level Inter Zonal tournament for Boys U/14yrs, U/17yrs in Volleyball, Kabaddi, Kho Kho, Wrestling and Yoga got underway at Subash Stadium today. The tournament is being...

DC Reasi pays surprise visit to DH, constitutes team to check absenteeism

REASI, MAY 20: Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib, paid a surprise visit to District Hospital on Sunday midnight. The Deputy Commissioner checked the attendance register and asked for its prop...

Government Polytechnic Jammu celebrates annual day cum prize distribution function

JAMMU, MAY 20: Government Polytechnic College, Bikram Chowk, celebrated its annual day cum prize distribution function besides releasing 4th edition of college magazine “ASPIRE” here today. Direct...

DDC Budgam reviews functioning of private schools

BUDGAM, MAY 20: District Development Commissioner, Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today convened a meeting of all heads of private schools functioning across the district. The meeting organized by t...

General Elections 2019: 2nd phase of training for counting staff held at Kargil

KARGIL, MAY 20: In view of the counting of votes in respect of Kargil and Zanskar Assembly segments of the Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency, the 2nd phase of training for Counting Supervisors, Cou...

JKSJA organizes Oath ceremony for newly enrolled advocates

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy (JKSJA) Monday organized an oath ceremony for newly enrolled advocates of Kashmir and Ladakh division at JKSJA here at Mominabad Court Com...

MLC Randhawa meets Governor

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: Sh. Vikram Randhawa, MLC, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Randhawa apprised Governor about various pressing issues of public importance and discus...

Former Minister meets Governor

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: Sh. Abdul Gani Vakil, former Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and apprised him about various public welfare issues of his area.

Delegation of Hospital Development Fund Employees Association, J&K meets Governor

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: A delegation of Hospital Development Fund Employees Association, J&K, led by its President Sh. Javed Telwani, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The deleg...

Advisor Kumar visits Kupwara, inspects SDH Sogam

KUPWARA, MAY 20: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, today visited Kupwara and inspected newly constructed Sub District Hospital (SDH) building at Sogam being executed by JKPCC. The Advisor took ...

Advisor Ganai reviews arrangements for upcoming tourist season

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today chaired a meeting to take stock of arrangements being put in place by the Tourism Department for upcoming tourist season. Commiss...

Scores of deputations, individuals meet Advisor Skandan at Jammu

JAMMU, MAY 20: Advisor to Governor, K Skandan, today convened a public interaction programme in Jammu in which a number of deputations and more than 100 individuals apprised him of their problems. ...

Div Com conducts city tour, reviews developmental projects

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today conducted city tour to inspect various developmental works including face lifting, street lights, drainage, beautification an...

DDC Budgam reviews functioning of SW, ICPS, Handicrafts, Handloom departments

BUDGAM, MAY 20: District Development Commissioner, Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today held a meeting with officers and officials of Social Welfare, ICPS, Handicrafts, and Handloom Departments at Ne...

DC Reasi reviews functioning of education sector

REASI, MAY 20: Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib, today convened an officers meeting to review the education sector in the district. Additional District Development Commissioner, Ramesh Chande...

Djokovic remains world No. 1 despite loss in Rome

Rome, May 20 (IANS) Novak Djokovic kept his lead in the latest ATP men's tennis rankings even after he lost to Rafael Nadal of Spain in the final of the Italian Open. The Serb has 12,355 points ra...

Kroos extends contract with Real Madrid till 2023

Madrid, May 20 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has signed a contract extension that is set to tie him to the club for four seasons, the La Liga side said on Monday. The 29-year-old German...

Every side will be wary of Australia: Steve Waugh

Dubai, May 20 (IANS) With Steve Smith and David Warner returning to the Australian team for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, former cricketer Steve Waugh believes the duo's arrival will further streng...

Everyone in team wants to impress Ponting: Finch

Melbourne, May 20 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch has admitted that the mere presence of Ricky Ponting in the dressing room and on the training track immediately lifts the morale of every member...

WC: Pakistan include Amir, Riaz to bolster pace attack

Lahore, May 20 (IANS) In order to strengthen their bowling attack, Pakistan have included left-arm pacers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir in the final 15-member squad for the upcoming World Cup slated t...

I don't know the final 15: Morgan on WC selection

Leeds, May 20 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan has admitted that he is still unsure about the final 15 who will be selected in the squad for the upcoming World Cup beginning May 30. After the fi...

Cricketer Asif Ali's daughter dies of cancer

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Pakistan batsman Asif Ali's two-year-old daughter Noor Fatima, who was suffering from stage four cancer, breathed her last at a hospital in the US. A statement issued by P...

Real Madrid bids farewell to Keylor Navas

Madrid, May 20 (IANS) Real Madrid fans bid farewell to goalkeeper Keylor Navas just before the side's final La Liga game of the season against Real Betis. Supporters chanted the goalkeeper's name ...

Langer defends Hazlewood's omission from WC squad

Melbourne, May 20 (IANS) Australia head coach Justin Langer has defended the decision to exclude Josh Hazlewood from the upcoming World Cup squad, saying the pacer didn't play enough white-ball crick...

Pakistan's fielding a real worry for me: Mickey Arthur

Leeds, May 20 (IANS) After conceding a 0-4 series defeat against England, Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur admitted that his side did not perform well in the bowling and fielding departments which l...

MotoGP: Marquez secures Honda's 300th premier class win

Le Mans (France), May 20 (IANS) Marc Marquez took his third win of the 2019 season with another dominating performance as teammate Jorge Lorenzo took his best finish of the season with 11th position ...

Nadal claims 34th Masters title in Rome

Rome, May 20 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal has claimed a record 34th ATP Masters 1000 crown, beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 with a statement victory in an epic Italian Open final. The...

Facebook releases maps to help fight disease outbreak

San Francisco, May 20 (IANS) In a bid to fight disease outbreaks, Facebook has built new maps that can help its health partners better understand where people live, how they are moving and whether th...

Google limits Huawei's use of Android

Washington, May 20 (IANS) Google has barred Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a major blow to the world's second-largest smartphone seller. It also means loss of Andro...

Redmi Note 7S with 48MP primary camera now in India

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Monday refreshed its Redmi Note 7 lineup with the 48MP camera-powered Redmi Note 7S for a starting price of Rs 10,999. The 6.3-inch devi...

Connected driverless cars can improve traffic flow by 35%

London, May 20 (IANS) A fleet of driverless cars with the ability to communicate with each other can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 per cent, shows an experiment by University of Cambrid...

Centre moves Supreme Court on retrospective effect of Black Money law

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Centre on Monday moved the Supreme Court on the applicability of the Black Money law after the Delhi High Court had stayed proceedings against advocate Gautam Khaitan ove...

Older Samsung watches to get brand new features

Seoul, May 20 (IANS) Samsung is rolling out an update that would bring latest features in its Galaxy Watch Active to older smartwatches. The update would bring features like One UI interface, heal...

Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious activity by Trump, Kushner

New York, May 20 (IANS) Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and his son-in-l...

Google restricts Huawei's use of Android

Washington, May 20 (IANS) Google has cut phone maker Huawei off from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm. New Huawei smartphones will also lose access to ...

Former Kolkata police chief moves SC for protection from arrest

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Monday moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking protection from arrest by the CBI in the Saradha scam chit fund case. W...

Congress, JD-S call for end to verbal sparring in Karnataka

Bengaluru, May 20 (IANS) Ahead of the results for Karnataka's 28 Lok Sabha seats on Thursday, the warring Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) ruling allies in the state on Monday called for a 'cea...

Naidu 'cent per cent' sure of TDP retaining power in Andhra

Amaravati, May 20 (IANS) Unfazed by the exit polls which predicted that the YSR Congress Party will storm to power in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said he was "cent p...

Economist Piketty to study Kerala model of growth

Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said a nodal officer would be appointed to help eminent economist Thomas Piketty to study the state's model of growt...

Powerful liquor lobby influencing CM Adityanath, alleges sacked UP Minister

Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Infuriated over his sacking, controversial Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar on Monday alleged that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath succumbed to the powerful liq...

Blackbuck case: Fresh notices to Tabu, Sonali, Saif, Neelam

Jaipur, May 20 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court on Monday served fresh notices to Bollywood stars Tabu, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam Kothari and Dushyant Kumar, a local resident, in the 1998 b...

NDA will win all 14 seats in Jharkhand: CM

Ranchi, May 20 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday asserted that the NDA would win all the 14 seats in the state even though the exit polls predicted six to eight seats for the all...

MNM lodges complaint against Tamil Nadu Minister

Chennai, May 20 (IANS) The Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) on Monday lodged a police complaint against Tamil Nadu Minister for Milk and Rural Development Rajenthra Bhalaji for criminal intimidation and def...

J&K situation is under control, 86 terrorists neutralized so far: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh

Jammu, May 20: Asserting that overall situation in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is under control, Northern Command Army Commander, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Monday said that as many as 86 terrorists h...

Army presents scholarships to J&K students

Jammu, May 20 : Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander Northern Command, on Monday presented financial aid to 71 students from BPL category and remote areas of Jammu and Kashmir in Udhampur. The fin...

Civilian killings painful, unfortunate: Tarigami

Srinagar, May 20: Condemning killing of civilians, including political workers, by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir, senior CPI(M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Monday termed these incidents...

Two dead as tipper falls into gorge in Doda

Jammu, May 20: Two persons including a driver was killed when a tipper they were travelling met with an accident and plunged into a gorge in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. “A tipper on way to...

Life returns to normal after 4 days in south Kashmir

Srinagar, May 20: Life returned to normal on Monday after remaining crippled for four successive days in twin south Kashmir districts of Pulwama and Shopian against militant and civilian killings. ...

Omar condemns killing of PDP worker in south Kashmir

Srinagar, May 20: National Conference (NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah has condemned the killing of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) worker by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir district of Kulgam...

Police starts probe into mysterious death of Bandipora teacher

Srinagar, May 20: Body of a government school teacher missing from last week was recovered from Wullar Lake under mysterious conditions near Leharwalpora in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Mond...

MLC Randhawa meets Governor

Srinagar, May 20: Sh. Vikram Randhawa, MLC, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Randhawa apprised Governor about various pressing issues of public importance and discus...

Joint Director NIFT meets Governor

Srinagar, May 20: Sh. D.P. Solanki, Joint Director National Institute of Fashion Technology, Srinagar, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Solanki briefed Governor about...

Exit polls: Mehbooba likens news anchors to kids left unattended in candy store

Srinagar, May 20: Reacting to exit-poll results telecast by various news channels on Sunday, former J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti alleged that most news anchors could not hide their glee about ex...

Curfew relaxed in entire Bhaderwah town

Jammu, May 20: The authorities relaxed curfew for five hours between 10 am to 3 pm in the entire Bhaderwah town where it was imposed on Thursday following massive protests over the killing of an elde...

Karvan-e-Aman bus to PoK remains suspended since March 4

Srinagar, May 20: The Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), remained suspended on Monday since March 4, official sources said. ...

Ramadan shopping hit as Pakistani dresses stop coming via LoC trade

Srinagar, May 20: : Pakistani designer dresses which have been trending in Kashmir for many years now are not so readily available in markets these days, after the cross-LoC trade was suspended by th...

Modi 2.0: Exit polls predict 282-365 seats for NDA

NEW DELHI: Most exit polls Sunday forecast another term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with some of them projecting that BJP-led NDA will get more than 300 seats to comfortably cross the majority ...

BJP predicted to win 2 Jammu seats, revival on cards for NC-Cong; PDP 0

JAMMU: BJP is likely to retain both the seats from Jammu region while National Conference and Congress alliance is set to pocket the other four seats, most of the exit polls predicted on Sunday as th...

3-tier security for J&K counting at 9 centres

JAMMU: Under thick security blanket, the counting of votes for the election to Lok Sabha will be undertaken at nine counting centers established by State election department across six parliamentary ...

BJP leader’s killing | Inquiry indicates bureaucratic lapses, breach of MHA orders

SRINAGAR: The internal probe being conducted into the assassination of BJP leader Gul Mohammed Mir's killing in Anantnag has indicated lapses at bureaucratic level despite a clear threat to him. ...

In GMCH, dog-bitten patients at God’s mercy after evening

JAMMU: In what could be termed as a mockery of patient care, the patients with dog bites are not treated at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H), premier hospital of Jammu region, after ev...

BSF ASI hurt in Pak firing

JAMMU: Breaking the truce along the Line of Control (LoC) after two weeks of peace, Pakistan Army has violated the Ceasefire in Poonch district, resulting in injuries to a BSF officer. “A BSF officer was injured in the cross-border shelling by the Pakistan Army in Poonch district,” officials said on Sunday. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Satyapal Singh suffered splinter injuries when a mort...

Politicians, Cops under scanner in Poonch multi-crore chit fund scam

JAMMU: With alleged role of many senior politicians and cops, a multi-crore chit fund scam has surfaced in district Poonch, prompting the police to lodge a First Information Report (FIR) in the case. “A chit fund company, backed allegedly by some politicians and police officers collected whooping amount from people with the promise of good returns. However, the same was not fulfille...

Pregnant woman denied ambulance, probe ordered

JAMMU: Deputy Commissioner Rajouri on Sunday ordered an enquiry after a pregnant woman was denied ambulance “due to fuel shortage” in this mountainous district of Jammu division. The deputy commiss...

Magisterial probe ordered in Bhaderwah murder, violence

JAMMU: District authorities on Sunday ordered a time-bound magisterial probe into the death of a man in firing and subsequent violence in Bhaderwah, which prompted imposition of curfew in the communa...

Pak to appoint NSA to revive backchannel diplomacy with India

ISLAMABAD: The Imran Khan-led Pakistan government is actively considering appointing a National Security Advisor to revive backchannel diplomacy with India to iron out issues hindering the resumption...

Only talks can bring long lasting peace, stability to Valley: Mufti

SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said that only meaningful engagement between India and Pakistan and the leadership of the state c...

Ready for conditional support to Indo-Pak dialogue: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said on Sunday that the separatists were ready to support talks between India and Pakistan provided India accepted Kashmir as a dispute. The ...

65-year-old PDP worker shot, critical

SRINAGAR: A 65-year-old activist of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was critically injured after he was shot at by militants in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday late evening. Reports said ...

647 paid news cases in polls: EC

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission said a total of 647 cases of paid news have been found while 909 posts have been taken down from various social media platforms during the seven-phase Lok Sabha ele...

No civilian traffic on Highway

SRINAGAR: No civilian traffic movement was allowed on Sunday on the National Highway, the only all weather road connecting Valley with the rest of the country when only security force convoy plied. ...

All exit polls can't be wrong, says Omar

Jammu/Srinagar, May 19: Reactions in J&K were on the expected lines to the exit polls predicting a strong pro-incumbency wave in favour of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by Prime Ministe...

Reports of ultras in old city false: DIG

JAMMU: The police on Sunday termed as rumors the reports about two terrorists entering the old city area. "We have inquired about the rumour that two terrorists have entered in Old Jammu city and ...

Body of missing teacher recovered after a week in north Kashmir

Srinagar, May 20: Body of a teacher, missing since May 13, was recovered from a water body in north Kashmir district of Bandipora on Monday, official sources said. According to official sources, M...

PDP worker injured by gunmen in south Kashmir

Srinagar, May 20: A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) worker was shot at and wounded by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir district of Kulgam late Sunday night, official sources said on Monday. The...

Civil traffic resumes on Jammu- Kashmir highway after day-long ban

Srinagar, May 20: Civilian traffic was resumed on the national highway on Monday, after day-long ban due to 'Convoy Day' on Sunday on the national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of ...