City and Neighbourhood

Thursday, January 28, 2021Gram Sabhas can play significant role in implementing Forest Rights Act: Expert

JAMMU: Gram Sabhas can play vital role in proper implementation of Forest Rights Act-2006.
This was stated by Prof K.C Agnihotri, Vice Chancellor of Central University of Himachal Pradesh while addressing an online activity organized by Literary Circle, an online platform (Facebook) conceived and created by a team hailing from Pir Panjal Region of J&K comprising research scholars and faculty me


Wednesday, January 27, 2021SHG delegation calls on Vijay Bakaya, demand restoration of scheme

Jammu, January 27: A delegation of Self Help Groups (SHG) today called on Apni Party General Secretary Shri Vijay Bakaya at Party Headquarters at Gandhi Nagar.
They reminded Shri Bakaya about the earlier meeting in which they had highlighted their plight after their Self Help Groups were disbanded.
They reminded him that about 4500 Engineering Graduates who were earning their livelihood through


Wednesday, January 27, 2021Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 77 new positive cases, 121253 recovered so far

JAMMU, JANUARY 27-The Government on Wednesday informed that 77 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 18 from Jammu division and 59 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 124234.Also 01 COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 129 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and disch


Wednesday, January 27, 2021Power shutdown

JAMMU, JANUARY 27: Chief Engineer (Distribution) JPDCL, Jammu has informed that for Augmentation of 3.15MVA, 33/11KV Power Transformer to 6.3MVA, the power supply to Karah, Thandichui, Sujwal, Dhanger, Datiwal, Rajwal, Maleh, Kaleeth and adjoining areas will remain affected on January 28 from 10 am to 4 pm.
Similarly, for Installation of New VCB Panel, the power supply to Kamore and adjoining ar


Wednesday, January 27, 2021Employee of DIPR Doda felicitated on Republic Day

DODA, JANUARY 27: An employee of Department of Information and Public Relation, District Centre Doda, Mansoor Tariq, (Junior Assistant) was felicitated for his dedicated services on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day Celebrations 2021.
Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Sagar D Doifode felicitated Mansoor Tariq at the Republic Day celebration 2021 in recognition of the extreme devotion towards his duty.


Wednesday, January 27, 2021Dr. Itoo convenes review meeting of the Tourism Department

Says tourism linked to livelihood of people; stresses on promoting new destinations, focusing on all seasons, products

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 27: Director, Tourism, Kashmir, Dr. G N. Itoo Wednesday convened an extensive review meeting with senior officers of the Department including senior officers, resort officers and other employees to review the overall functioning of the department.
The Director Tourism observed that Kashmir is an all season destination offering visitors not only mesmerising beauty of its natural


Wednesday, January 27, 2021DDC Shopian reviews implementation of jal shakti projects

SHOPIAN JANUARY 27: District Development Commissioner, Shopian, Shrikant Suse, convened a meeting to review the progress of implementation of various schemes under Jal Shakti PHE department here today.
DDC discussed various issues pertaining to implementation of National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP), NABARD, Languishing, schemes under district plan and steps taken to augment drinking


Wednesday, January 27, 2021District admin Udhampur accords farewell to outgoing officers

UDHAMPUR, JANUARY 27: District Administration Udhampur today organized an impressive function to accord farewell to outgoing officers viz Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Rachna Sharma and Executive Engineer, JKSPDCL Department Rajinder Gupta.
The DDC lauded the contribution of these officers in public service in the district. All the officers present in the function extended their best wi


Wednesday, January 27, 2021DDC reviews progress of Jal Shakti Projects in Anantnag

ANANTNAG, JANUARY 27: The District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Mr. Anshul Garg today chaired a meeting to review works and schemes approved under District Capex budget 2020-21 besides progress of various languishing projects approved by finance department’s high level committee for funding through JKIDFC Ltd. under Jal Shakti (Hydraulic) Sector at DC Office Anantnag.
Garg stressed upon th


Wednesday, January 27, 2021DIC Ramban sensitizes Sangaldan youth about PM’s Employment Generation Programme

RAMBAN, JANUARY 27: District Industries Centre, Ramban on Wednesday sensitized the unemployed youth about the Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) at an awareness camp held here at Sangaldan.
The resource persons focused on the package of incentives being offered by the department of Industries and Commerce, including Capital Investment Subsidy (CIS), Interest, Insurance


Wednesday, January 27, 2021DC Kupwara Reviews Arrangements for Urs Celebration At Zati Shahwali Shrine

KUPWARA, JANUARY 27: Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din today along with a team of officers visited shrine of Zatie Shahwali at Drugmulla to take stock of on-ground arrangements made for annual Urs celebrations.
He was accompanied by Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC), Mohammed Ashraf Bhat and other officers.
On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner took stock of the arra


Wednesday, January 27, 2021Div Com reviews Beating Retreat arrangements

JAMMU, JANUARY 27: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today convened a meeting to finalize the arrangements for Beating Retreat function to be held at MA Stadium on January 29.
The meeting was attended by SSP Security Jammu, ADC Jammu, Joint Director Information, besides senior officers from Army, Jal Shakti, JPDCL, PWD, JMC, Health, Sports Council, Youth Services & Sports, Fire and Em


Wednesday, January 27, 2021Major tragedy averted, live grenade recovered in Baramulla

Baramulla, Jan 27: Security forces averted a major tragedy when they detected and defused a live grenade in this north Kashmir district on Tuesday evening, official sources said on Wednesday.

They said after peaceful celebration of 72nd Republic Day (RD) on Tuesday, normal patrolling by the security forces continued in the district.

During the patrolling by security forces at village Sherpo


Wednesday, January 27, 2021Three Army men injured in Anantnag attack, one critical

Anantnag, Jan 27: Three Army men were on Wednesday injured after militants attacked Road Opening Party (ROP) of 24 RR along the Jammu-Srinagar highway near Shamshipora area of Anantnag.

Officials told the news agency—that a ROP of 24 RR was attacked by militants on highway, which resulted in injuries to three army men, adding that forces present in the area also retaliated but the militants ma


Wednesday, January 27, 2021Two soldiers wounded after militants attack security forces in south Kashmir's Kulgam

SRINAGAR: Suspected militants attacked security forces in Shamsipora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday, leaving two soldiers wounded.

A senior police officer told news agency that militants fired upon an army party in which two army personnel received bullet wounds.

Both the troopers were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, the officer added.

Soon after the att


Monday, January 25, 2021Modi the person "through which" Balakot information went to Arnab, alleges Rahul in TN

Karur (TN), Jan 25: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the "person through which" prior information on India's air strikes in Balakot in Pakistan in 2019 was made available to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami.

The Congress MP, however, did not provide evidence to back up his claim. The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) also did not immediately r


Monday, January 25, 2021Soldier martyred in Pak firing in Nowshera sector

JAMMU: An Army soldier, who was critically injured in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district last week, succumbed to injuries in the command hospital in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district on Sunday, a defence spokesperson said.
He is the third Army personnel to have died in the ceasefire violations by Pakistan this month.
"Pakistan Army had resorted to unprovoke


Monday, January 25, 2021Ninth round of talks on Ladakh standoff

NEW DELHI: After a gap of over two-and-half months, the Indian and Chinese armies on Sunday held another round of Corps Commander-level talks with an aim to move forward on disengagement of troops from all friction points in eastern Ladakh, sources said.
The ninth round of high-level military talks began at around 10 am at Moldo border point on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC


Sunday, January 24, 2021Shopian encounter: Police charge sheet says Army captain, 2 others attempted to destroy evidence

Shopian, Jan 24: The Army captain involved in the fake encounter in Kashmir's Shopian district last July and two other civilian accused haven't provided any information about the source of weapons planted on the three slain youths and had also attempted to destroy the evidence, a police charge sheet said.

Captain Bhoopendra Singh had also provided wrong information to his superiors and the pol


Sunday, January 24, 2021BSF detects 150-mtr long tunnel on IB, ‘dug from Pakistani side’: IG Jamwal

Jammu: After another tunnel was detected in the Pansar area of Jammu and Kashmir by the Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday, BSF Inspector-General (IG) NS Jamwal alleged Pakistan of digging the tunnel from the zero-line.
“Pakistan has dug the tunnel from the zero-line. The tunnel was detected between the Border Outposts (BOPs) on Pakistan’s side Abhiyal Dogra and Kingre-De-Kothe, Sakargarh.


Sunday, January 24, 2021Terrorist hideout busted in Poonch, arms, ammunition recovered

Jammu: Joint teams of BSF, Special Operation Group and Army on Saturday busted a terrorist hideout and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Official spokesman here said that on specific intelligence inputs party led by Deputy Commandant of BSF launched an operation in Hadiguda village of Mandi in the forest area of Doba Mohalla and busted a terrorist


Saturday, January 23, 2021Modi assures Brazil Prez of strengthening ties in healthcare sector

New Delhi: The Prime Minister gave the assurance while replying to Bolsonaro's tweet in which he thanked Modi for dispatching two million doses of India made coronavirus vaccines to Brazil.

"The honour is ours, President @jairbolsonaro to be a trusted partner of Brazil in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic together. We will continue to strengthen our cooperation on healthcare," Modi tweeted.


Friday, January 22, 2021Jammu Police solves ATM guard's murder case in less than 24 hrs, arrests two

Jammu, Jan 22: In less than 24 hours, police on Friday cracked the murder case of ATM guard by arresting two youth from Bandipora.
Addressing a press conference here, SSP Jammu, Shridhar Patil said that swift investigation has revealed that the last night’s sensational murder of ATM guard was executed by two Bandipore youth.
Raju Sharma, son of Gullu Ram hailing from New Plot area of Jammu, was


Friday, January 22, 2021Pak troops violate ceasefire near LoC in Kupwara

Srinagar, Jan 22: Pakistan troops on Friday violated ceasefire and resorted to indiscriminate shelling and firing at forward posts in border town of Karnah in frontier north Kashmir district of Kupwara.

Official sources told TNN that Pakistan troops, violating 2003 ceasefire, resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing, targeting forward posts and villages on this side of the LoC in Karnah sect


Friday, January 22, 2021215 terrorists eliminated by us in 2020: DG CRPF

NEW DELHI: As many as 215 terrorists were eliminated by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Jammu and Kashmir in 2020, including Riyaz Naikoo of terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, who carried a reward of Rs 12 lakh.
“The force also neutralised three terrorists in an exemplary operation in Nagrota, resulting in the recovery of a huge cache of arms and ammunition including 11 AK-47 rifles, t


Friday, January 22, 2021‘Desert Knight’ shows ability of IAF pilots to quickly adapt to new fighter jets: Gen Rawat

Rajasthan: Observing that the Indo-French war games have showcased the ability of Indian Air Force pilots to quickly adapt to new combat aircraft fleets like the Rafales, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on Thursday said the Indian Air Force is in league with top air forces in the world.
Having flown in an Airbus-330 Multirole Tanker Transport Aircraft at the exercise venue, the seniormost


Friday, January 22, 2021Jawan martyred in Pak firing in Poonch

LG pays tributes

Jammu: An Army jawan was mertyred when Pakistan violated the ceasefire and resorted to firing on forward positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district on Thursday, officials said.
The Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in the Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch, the officials said.
The Indian Army responded to the enemy fire in a befitting manner, they added.