Art and Culture

Wednesday, June 20, 2018Gal Baat with painter Chetna Anand.

#GalBaat with one of the most talented painters of #Jammu Chetna Anand.

Chetna is the daughter of great painter, Dev Das Anand and she will be soon launching a cartoon series in collaboration with The News Now.

WATCH HERE - @v@JNXvH665q3E#v#


Saturday, June 16, 2018Two Pak nationals arrested on IB in Samba

Jammu, Jun 16: The troops of BSF have arrested two Pakistani nationals along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

"The BSF men guarding border, on the intervening night, apprehended two Pakistani nationals in Chak Faqira area of Samba," official sources here said.

They identified the nabbed Pakistan nationals as Sohail (31), son of Mohammad Sharif, resident of Ch


Saturday, June 16, 2018Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with religious fervor in J&K

Srinagar, Jun 16: The Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the culmination the holy fasting month of Ramzan, was on Saturday celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety in Jammu and Kashmir, where authorities released 151 detenues on the occasion.

However, the Shia sect of Muslims celebrated Eid festival in Ladakh region, including Kargil, and parts of Kashmir valley on Friday.

Lakhs of people, including w


Saturday, June 16, 2018Kovind, Modi, Rahul greet nation on Eid

New Delhi, June 16: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday greeted the people on the occasion of Eid, praying that it should usher goodwill and harmony.

"Eid Mubarak and good wishes to all fellow citizens, especially to our Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad. May this happy occasion bring joy to your families and fos


Friday, June 15, 2018Chief Minister greets people on Eid ul Fitr

Appeals people not to forget the needy on the festive occasion

SRINAGAR, JUNE 15: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has greeted people of the State on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr.

In her message, the Chief Minister prayed the month long fasting and the night long supplications of the faithful are accepted and rewarded by the Almighty. She hoped the spirit of generosity, discipline and piety generated through the Holy month is carried hereafter by people in d


Friday, June 15, 2018Jamait-ul-Vida celebrated throughout Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 15: Jamait-ul-Vida, the last Friday of Holy month of Ramadhan, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety in Kashmir valley and Ladakh region, including Drass -- the coldest place in the world after Siberia.

However, Shia sect of Muslims celebrated the Eid-ul-Fitr in Ladakh region, marking the end of holy fasting month of Ramazan, with religious fervour and gaiety.



Friday, June 15, 2018Shia Muslims in Ladakh celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr

Kargil, June 15: Shia sect of Muslims in the Ladakh region celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of holy fasting month of Ramadhan, with religious fervour and gaiety.

However, Sunni sect of Muslims will celebrate Eid tomorrow in the region.

Thousands of people, including women and children, joined Eid prayers in Eidgahs, open fields and mosques in Leh and Kargil. People in traditional and


Thursday, June 14, 2018Eid shopping turns unruly in Srinagar

Srinagar, June 14: Shopping fever ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr turned to panic here and in other towns of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday as people began mobbing shops after news reports said the Eid moon might be sighted in the evening.

People had been shopping expecting the festival to fall on Saturday, but after news reports that there was a high probability of the Eid moon being sighted on Thursday


Tuesday, June 12, 2018Shab-i-Qadr celebrated in Kashmir with religious fervor, gaiety

Srinagar, June 12: The holy night of 'Shab-i-Qadr' was observed with religious fervor and gaiety across the Kashmir valley and Ladakh region, where lakhs of people joined special prayers in mosques and other religious places.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, opposition National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah, vice-president Omar Abdullah and other


Monday, June 11, 2018City-centre bustles with Eid shoppers

Srinagar, June 11: In the run up to the Eid-ul-Fitr, markets across city-centre on Sunday wore a festive look as people in large numbers were seen making purchases.

The huge rush also caused traffic jams at several places especially in the afternoon and evening hours, causing inconvenience to commuters.

The weekly ‘Sunday market’ from TRC Junction to Hari Singh High Street attracted peopl


Sunday, May 20, 2018ASI to upgrade Purana Qila, set up museum gallery

New Delhi, May 20: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has taken up several important conservation, restoration and upgradation works at the Purana Qila here and are setting up a modern gallery which will display artefacts and pottery from ancient India, an official statement said on Sunday.

The ASI has taken up conservation and upgradation of Central Antiquity Collection Section (CAC) wh


Thursday, May 17, 2018Holy fasting month begins, 'shahar khans' back on streets to wake up people

Srinagar, May 17: The holy fasting month of Ramazan, the ninth month of Islamic calendar, began in Kashmir valley, where 'shahar khans' are back on streets to wake up people to consume ‘Shahari’, meals before the fast started.

The significance of 'sahar khans' remained there despite people having latest electronic gadgets, including alarm facility in mobile phones.

‘Sahar khans’, persons --


Thursday, May 17, 2018Roadside tea stalls, restaurants closed as fasting month of Ramazan begins in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 17: Majority roadside tea stalls, restaurants and Food Street were closed on Thursday in Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar, as the holy fasting months of Ramazan began after the sighting of moon on Wednesday night.

A UNI correspondent, who visited a number of areas in the city, saw roadside vendors, hotels and restaurants shut.

The “Food Street” in the civil l


Wednesday, May 16, 2018"Kalsh Yatra" taken out on the eve of Ganga Dashera

Rajouri, May 16: Like every year, this year also the holy "Kalsh Yatra" was taken out with great enthusiasm and religious fervour in Rajouri town.The Yatra started from Sanatan Dharam Sabha Mandir near tehsil office and was headed by His Holiness Shri Shri 1008 Rajguru Mahamandleshwar Shri Swami Vishwatmanand Saraswati ji Maharaj accompanied by large number of saints and devotees who came from d


Tuesday, May 15, 2018President prays at Pushkar, Ajmer

Jaipur, May 15: President Ram Nath Kovind visited the Brahma temple at Pushkar and the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer in Rajasthan and offered prayers for peace and prosperity of the nation.

He was accompanied by his wife Savita and daughter Swati during the Monday visit.

Kovind left for Pushkar Sarovar where he offered prayers and spent around 10 minutes. Thereafter, the Presi



Mother’s Day Special | DIY Gifts for your mom any kid can make


4 wrapped canvas square frames the same size.
Acrylic craft paints in several colors of your choice
Mod Podge
Foam brush for top coat
Your child’s hand and fingers

1. Paint each wrapped canvas square a color for each Season.

2. Trace your hand to make a handprint tree.

3. Paint handprint tree

4. Use fin


Wednesday, May 9, 2018#GalBaat with Ricky Singh

#GalBaat with Ricky Singh, young & talented Singer, Keyboard & Octopad player.



Tuesday, May 8, 2018Govt Girls Model Hr. Sec. School Samba celebrated World Red Cross Day

SAMBA: On the directions of worthy District Development Commissioner Samba, Government Girls model higher secondary school samba celebrated world Red Cross day at school premises samba here today.

Block Development Officer, Samba Smt. Malvika Sharma was the chief guest on this occasion.

According to the report, Govt. Girls Model Hr. Sec. School Samba organised a function on the eve of World


Monday, May 7, 2018#GalBaat with Amar Chouhan | Tushar Verma (Painter)

Tushar Verma, A Painter from Punjab shares her journey and expwerience of putting up an exhibition for Art lover of Jammu in Kala Kendra. Watch.



Saturday, May 5, 2018The IncREDIBLE Food with Amar Chouhan

The Recipe of Traditional Dogri "Maeri"



Monday, April 30, 2018PM greets people on Buddha Purnima

New Delhi, Apr 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of 'Buddha Purnima'.

'The teachings of Lord Buddha are extremely relevant in the 21st century. His was a life devoted to alleviating suffering and removing injustice from society. His compassion has endeared him to millions. Buddha Purnima greetings to everyone,' the Prime Minister said in


Friday, April 27, 20183-day folk theatre festival concludes

Srinagar, April 27: A three- day folk theatre festival exhibition concluded at Tagore Hall here.

On the occasion, many personalities from the cultural and folk theatre background expressed their displeasure over the declining of Kashmir's rich culture- particularly folk theatre.

During the event, National Bhand Theatre also organized Folk Theatre conference to discuss the revival of folk t


Thursday, April 26, 2018Gal-Baat with Amar Chouhan | Pallavi Sharma

Journalist, Radio Jockey, Voice Over Artist, Actress and now Content Manager at a very famous media content house, "Jammu di Tee" Pallavi Sharma is jack of all trades. In this episode of "Gal-Baat with Amar Chouhan" , She shares some important aspects of her journey and what all she miss about Jammu, while living in Mumbai. Watch and Find Out.



Saturday, April 21, 2018 In Conservation with the Maansi Rattan Gupta

In Conservation with the Maansi Rattan Gupta, owner of Studio MG and Director of JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Jammu center. about "NAVYAA" an exclusive exhibition of Designer products and Garment organised today at JP Institute.



Saturday, April 21, 2018Indiana Governor declares April as National Sikh Heritage Month

Indianapolis, Apr 21: Indiana Governor Eric J Holcomb celebrated the 319th anniversary of “Creation of Khalsa Day” and on this occasion he also declared the month of April as National Sikh Heritage Month by the executive order of Proclamation.

Sikh community leaders were invited at the Governor’s office and welcomed by the honorable Governor for the celebrations. At the end of the ceremony, t


Wednesday, April 18, 2018Parshuram jayanti celebrated with full enthusiasm and religious fervour at Rajouri.

Rajouri, Apr 18: Parshuram jayanti was celebrated with great enthusiasm and religious fervour in Rajouri town in which large no.of devotees participated from surrounding areas.This is for the third time in Rajouri that the Parshuram jayanti was celebrated in this way in which a huge rally of Bikes and Cars were taken out by members of Brahmin community.Near about 200 to 250 bikes were participate


Sunday, April 15, 2018When India meets Asia in Myanmarese cuisine

New Delhi, April 15: Myanmar boasts of an interesting melange of great traditional cuisines -- ranging from Nepali, Indian, Chinese, Thai, Cambodian and even Western influences. It's time to explore this very fascinating combination at an ongoing food festival here.

The "Myanmar Food Festival" is on at Honk, Pullman Hotel, Aerocity, till April 22. The menu has been set by Myanmarese Chef Htun


Saturday, April 14, 2018Odisha celebrates 'Maha Bisuba Sankranti'

Bhubaneswar, April 14: Odia New Year, also known as Maha Bisuba Sankranti or Pana Sankranti, is being celebrated on Saturday across the state. The new Odia almanac comes into effect on this day.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greeted the people on the occasion.

"To all my Odia friends across the world, greetings on Maha Vishuba Sankranti! Have a wonder


Saturday, April 14, 2018Shab-i-Miraj celebrated with religious fervor, gaiety in Kashmir

Srinagar, Apr 14: Thousands of people joined the special night-long prayers on the occasion of Shab-i-Meraj across the Kashmir valley and Ladakh region, despite chilly winds and blow normal mercury.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid and GoC 15 Corps Lt General A K Bhatt besides National Conference president Dr Faro


Thursday, April 12, 2018Civilians thronging encounter sites responsible for their deaths: JK DGP

Jammu, April 12: Civilians thronging encounter sites are responsible for their deaths as bullets don't distinguish between a stone pelter and a militant, Jammu and Kashmir police chief S P Vaid said today as he again urged the youth to stay away from such places as they were not marriage venues.

Nobody wants civilian deaths and the police and security forces are pained at such incidents, he em