Jammu and Kashmir

Saturday, October 31, 2020Transferred Kashmir Administrative Services officer reinstated

Jammu, Oct 31: A Kashmir Administrative Services (KAS) officer, who was transferred after sending a legal notice to the family of a senior IAS officer, has now been reinstated after IANS broke the story involving the IAS officer in an alleged corruption case.

Ravinder Sharma, KAS, Custodian, Evacuee Property, Jammu, was transferred without any reason or any further duty assigned after sending


Saturday, October 31, 2020One-way traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu highway after day-long maintenance

Srinagar, Oct 31: One-way traffic was on Saturday resumed on the national highway after remaining suspended on Friday to allow maintenance of the only all weather road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country.Meanwhile, the historic 86-km-long Mughal road and 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh highway are through for traffic, a traffic police official told this morning.

He said after remai


Saturday, October 31, 2020"When India Lost Its Sons..": PM Slams Opposition Over Pulwama Attack

Kevadia (Gujarat): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit out at opposition parties for their stand on the Pulwama attack last year, saying the Pakistan minister's revelations earlier this week in that country's parliament had exposed the opposition's real face.

"Today when I was watching the parade of officers, an image emerged in my mind... this image was of Pulwama attack. The country ca


Saturday, October 31, 2020Ghulam Nabi Azad pays tribute to former PM Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary

Srinagar: Senior Congress leader & former union minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary.

The then prime minister was assassinated by her bodyguards in 1984.

Taking to twitter Azad wrote: "My humble tributes to Smt. Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary today, she inspired & guided the entire nation by her indom


Saturday, October 31, 2020Lt Governor pays rich tributes to Sardar Patel on his Birth Anniversary

Srinagar, October 31: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today paid rich tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his Birth Anniversary.

Remembering Sardar Patel, the Lt Governor observed that the Iron Man of India devoted his entire life to the nation and welfare of its people. His contribution towards paving a strong foundation for united India will always be written in golden letters in the wo


Saturday, October 31, 2020PDP, NC instigating people to resort to violence: BJP leader Kavinder Gupta

Jammu: A day after three BJP workers were shot dead by militants in Kulgam district, senior party leader and ex-deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta on Friday accused the PDP and NC of "propagating a false narrative" in the Valley to instigate people in resorting to violence as a means of showing resistance against the recent changes in Jammu and Kashmir.

He however maintained that such "cowa


Friday, October 30, 2020Winter stock of AYUSH medicines provided to ISM Dispensary Ishtiyari Padder

KISHTWAR OCTOBER 30: The ISM department has provided the winter stock of AYUSH medicines to ISM Dispensary Ishtiyari Padder.
Nodal Officer ISM District Kishtwar, Dr Tariq Hussain visited the remote area on the direction of the Director ISM J&K and Deputy Commissioner Rajinder Singh Tara to provide the supplies.
He met with prominent citizens and PRIs of the area and listened to their i


Friday, October 30, 2020MSK Kishtwar hosts awareness event on Women Centric Schemes, hazards of drugs

KISHTWAR OCTOBER 30: District level Centre For Women, Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK) Kishtwar today conducted an Awareness Program on the women centric schemes, here at AWC Bunastan.
The Programme was attended by AWWs, Anganwadi Helpers, and Students, besides local womenfolk.
On the occasion, the MSK team made the participants aware regarding BBBP Abhiyan , Sukanaya Samridhi Yojana, Janani Sur


Friday, October 30, 2020Udhampur emerges as top performer in Adhar based transaction, real time monitoring of ration distribution

UDHAMPUR, OCTOBER-29:- District Udhampur has managed to create a niche in transparent distribution of ration with almost 100% implementation of Adhar based transaction and real time monitoring through a well established ombudsman.
For ensuring ration distribution to every eligible person, District Development Commissioner, Dr Piyush Singla has constituted a permanent committee to mon


Friday, October 30, 2020Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 566 new positive cases, 86024 recovered so far

JAMMU, OCTOBER 30: The Government on Friday informed that 566 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 219 from Jammu division and 347 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 94330. Also 05 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 02 from Jammu division and 03 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 654 more COVID-1


Friday, October 30, 2020Lt Governor reviews winter preparedness & logistic arrangements of various departments

Asks Officers to be responsive and take comprehensive measures to minimize the difficulties of common people

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 30: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today reviewed the winter preparedness and logistic arrangements of various departments in a meeting here at Raj Bhavan.
The Lt Governor directed the concerned officers to adopt a proactive approach to address the needs and requirements of the people; especially those living in far-flung and snow bound areas.
He asked them to be responsiv


Friday, October 30, 2020"Congress Must Apologise": Union Minister On Pak Leader's Pulwama Boast

New Delhi: A day after a Pakistan minister suggested his country was behind the Pulwama terror attack - in which 40 CPRF personnel were killed - Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has demanded that the Congress "apologise to the country" for "conspiracy theories" and remarks about the incident.
"Pakistan has admitted its hand behind Pulwama terror attack. Now, Congress and others who talked of con


Friday, October 30, 2020NC protests against new land laws in Jammu

Jammu: National Conference (NC) on Friday staged a protest demonstration here against new land laws for J&K and forcefully restricting the movement of the party president Dr Farooq Abdullah.

Led by NC Provincial President, Devender Singh Rana, senior NC leaders protested outside their office when they were not allowed to march towards Raj Bhavan in Jammu.

The police had laid rolls of concer


Friday, October 30, 2020NC claims Farooq Abdullah not allowed to leave house, J-K parties condemn 'violation' of rights

Srinagar, Oct 30: The Jammu and Kashmir administration prevented former chief minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah from leaving his residence to offer prayers at the Hazratbal shrine here on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi on Friday, his party said.

Abdullah had informed about his visit to the Hazratbal shrine but the authorities stationed a truck outside his residence prev


Friday, October 30, 2020India's COVID-19 cases drop below 6 lakhs; recovery rate improves to 91.15 pct

New Delhi: India's active COVID-19 cases has dropped below six lakh today. Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is five lakh 94 thousand. Health Ministry said, the constantly increasing recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country is reduced and currently comprises only 7.35 per cent of the total positive cases.

The country's recovery rate among the COV


Friday, October 30, 2020JKAP chief condemns killing of 3 political workers in Kulgam

Jammu, Oct 30: J&K Apni Party president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Friday condemned the killing of three BJP workers in Kulgam district, saying such violent incidents add to miseries and sufferings of people.

Fida Hussain, Umer Hajam and Umer Rashid Beigh were shot dead by militants in Y K Pora area of Kulgam district late on Thursday evening.

This dastardly attack on political workers


Friday, October 30, 2020Large number of people join last rites of BJP workers killed by militants

Srinagar, Oct 30: Hundreds of people on Friday joined the last rites of three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers who were killed by militants of Lashker-e-Toiba(LeT) in south Kashmir district of Kulgam.

Meanwhile, massive Cordon and Search Operations (CASOs) by security force agencies at about eight places in Kulgam are going on to nab the militants responsible for these killings.

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Friday, October 30, 20202 terrorist associates arrested by J&K police

Srinagar, Oct 30: The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested two terrorist associates from North Kashmir's Handwara and recovered arms and ammunition from them, officials said on Friday.

Police said on the basis of a specific information regarding the movement of anti-national elements, the Handwara police along with the army and the CRPF established check points at different locations in the


Friday, October 30, 2020PAGD condemns curbs on Farooq Abdullah's movements

Srinagar: The People’s Alliance For Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) has condemned the actions of the state administration, which has put a blockade outside the residence of Jammu and Kashmir’s former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah in Srinagar.

PAGD spokesperson Sajad Lone said, “Farooq Abdullah was slated to go to Hazratbal in order to participate in the religious congregation on account of the Eid


Friday, October 30, 2020Lashkar, TRF militants behind killing of three BJP men in Kulgam: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar

‘Vehicle used by militants seized, attackers identified, search Ops on at 8 places in South Kashmir, will get those involved in act soon’

SRINAGAR: Inspector General of Police Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar Friday said that Lashkar-e-Toiba and TRF militants are involved in the killing of three BJP men including a youth leader at South Kashmir’s Kulgam district and the police has seized the vehicle used by militants while all attackers have been identified.

Talking to reporters at the site of the incident, the IGP said yesterday at a


Friday, October 30, 2020Man's body fished out from Jhelum in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 30: Body of an unidentified man was fished out from the river Jhelum in the summer capital, Srinagar on Friday.

Official sources said that panic gripped Chattabal area in Srinagar when some locals saw body of a man floating in the Jhelum on Friday morning. “The locals immediately informed the police,” they said, adding a team was rushed to the area and the body was taken away.


Friday, October 30, 2020Farooq stopped from offering Friday prayers at Hazratbal shrine

Srinagar, Oct 30: National Conference (NC) president and Member of Parliament (MP) from Srinagar Farooq Abdullah was allegedly stopped from offering Friday prayers at Hazratbal shrine, which houses the holy relics of Prophet Mohammad, in the city.

Condemning the ‘act’ of the administration, NC spokesperson said that this is infringement of fundamental right to pray, especially on the auspicio


Friday, October 30, 2020Two killed, two injured in road mishap in Reasi

Jammu, Oct 30: Two people were killed and two injured when a vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Police here said that on Friday morning, one pickup vehicle, which was on way from Arnas towards Dhanour rolled down and fell into a deep gorge in which two persons died on the spot and two injured.

The deceased were identified as Mohamma


Friday, October 30, 2020Mild-un-Nabi celebrated with fervor, no night-long prayers due to COVID-19

Srinagar, Oct 30: The Eid-Mild-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad, was on Friday celebrated throughout the Kashmir valley with religious fervor and gaiety though night-long special prayers could not be held due to COVID-19 guidelines issued by the administration.

However, despite chilly winds, people, including women, joined “ Fajr” (morning) prayers at Asaar-e-Sharief Hazratb


Friday, October 30, 20202 drug peddlers held with 300 kg poppy in J&K's Udhampur

Jammu:Two alleged drug peddlers were arrested with 300 kilograms of poppy recovered from their possession in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district, police said.

During routine checking, a police team stopped a truck on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Jakhani in Udhampur, they said.

As the vehicle was searched, 300 kg of poppy was recovered from its driver Gurjit Singh along with Kara


Friday, October 30, 2020Omar-led People’s Alliance delegation leaves for Kargil

Srinagar, Oct 30: A delegation of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration headed by former chief minister Omar Abdullah left for the border town of Kargil in the Union Territory of Ladakh early on Friday morning.

This is the first such delegation of mainstream political leaders from Kashmir that will visit Kargil post abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35 A on August 5, 2019. The people in


Friday, October 30, 2020Kashmiri Pandit organisations welcome new land laws in J-K

Jammu: Several organisations of Kashmiri Pandits on Thursday welcomed the new land laws in Jammu and Kashmir and said that ownership rights extended to the entire country is a welcome step towards the "one nation, one law and one rule" setup.

The Centre had on Tuesday cleared the decks for people from across the country to buy land in Jammu and Kashmir by amending several laws.

In a gazette


Friday, October 30, 2020Nadda condoles killing of BJP workers in J-K

New Delhi, Oct 30: BJP president JP Nadda on Friday said the sacrifice of three-party workers killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir will not go in vain.

Fida Hussain, Umer Hajam and Umer Rashid Beigh were shot dead by militants in the Y K Pora area of Kulgam district late on Thursday evening.

The Resistance Front (TRF), believed to be a shadow group of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, had claimed r


Friday, October 30, 2020Militant hideout busted, arms and ammunition recovered : Police

Rajouri; Busting a militant hideout in forest area near Gambhir Mughlan, Jammu and Kashmir police and Indian Army's 38 Rashtriya Rifles recovered arms, ammunition and explosive that were kept in the hideout in past years.

Senior Superintendent of Police Rajouri Chandan Kohli said that based on a specific information, joint parties of J&K police and 38 RR headed by Deputy SP PC (OPs) Imtiaz Ahm


Friday, October 30, 2020BJP condemns Kulgam killings urged GOI to provide full security to it's members

Srinagar, Oct 29: BJP's Kashmir Unit on Thursday condemned the Kulgam killings in which three workers were martyred in a miliant attacks and urged central government to provide enough security cover to their ground members.

Party's Kashmir Media In-charge and senior leader Manzoor Bhat in a statement said condemned the innocent killings of workers in Kulgam and stated that killings innocents


Friday, October 30, 2020Lt Governor greets people on Eid-i-Milad-un-Nabi

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has extended his greetings to the people of the Union Territory of J&K on the auspicious occasion of Eid-i-Milad-un-Nabi.

In his message of felicitations, the Lt Governor hoped that the auspicious occasion would spread the message of oneness, peace and universal brotherhood among all the sections of the society.

The Lt Governor has prayed for susta


Thursday, October 29, 2020Fire outside Jammu Airport damages ticket counters, flights Op normal

Jammu, Oct 29: Nearly five ticket counters were gutted in a devastating fire broke out at Jammu Airport here in the wee hours of Thursday.

Police said that they received an information at around 0300 hours about the fire outside the Airport engulfed the ticket counters.

"The fire broke out at the ticket counters due to short circuit following which five fire tenders of the IAF and fire and


Thursday, October 29, 2020Youth shot dead in Kathua

Jammu, Oct 29: A youth has been shot dead by another in a broad daylight in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Police here said that at around 1215 hours, one Bhanu Partap Singh (22) of Patel Nagar, Kathua, "opened fire" with 12 bore rifle at Sanjeev Kumar (24) of Shiva Nagar, Kathua.

He died on the spot while the accused was arrested by the police.
More details into the incident are a


Thursday, October 29, 2020Land laws: Will not stay silent, says Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said that she will not let anyone “loot” land and resources in J&K.

“We will not stay silent and will make efforts that nobody takes away our land and resources. We will not let it happen,” said Mufti during a press conference at her residence in Srinagar.

Mufti alleged


Thursday, October 29, 2020Modi’s new land policy for J&K overturns 7 decades of land reform : Omar

Srinagar, Oct 29: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday alleged that Narendra Modi government’s new land policy for Jammu and Kashmir overturns seven decades of land reform.

He said the historic land reforms of early 1950s which empowered rural Jammu and Kashmir and brought about a marked reduction in poverty have been buried by the central government.

Taking to micro-blogging sit


Thursday, October 29, 2020PDP leaders protesting against J-K's new land laws detained by police

Srinagar, Oct 29: Several PDP leaders were on Thursday detained by police as they tried to stage a protest against the new land laws notified by the Centre for Jammu and Kashmir.

PDP leader Khursheed Alam, party spokesman Suhail Bukhari and youth president Waheed Parra were among those detained by police as they came out of the party's Srinagar office at Sher-e-Kashmir Municipal Park, official


Thursday, October 29, 2020Two out of five Srinagar residents have COVID-19 antibodies, sero-survey shows

Srinagar, Oct 29: Over 40 percent people living in Srinagar district have developed COVID-19 antibodies, according to a latest seroprevalence study which suggests a large fraction of the population in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir may have been infected by the novel coronavirus.

The results of the study conducted by the Government Medical College Srinagar (GMC) reveal a quantum jump


Thursday, October 29, 2020J&K police personnel condoles demise of former IPS officer Mohanti

Srinagar, Oct 29: Director General (DG) Dilbagh Singh on Thursday led Jammu and Kashmir police to pay glowing tributes to former IPS officer of J&K cadre M K Mohanti-1971 batch who breathed his last.

A police spokesman said this afternoon that a condolence meeting to mourn sad demise of Mohanti-1971 Batch IPS officer of J&K cadre at Police Headquarters Srinagar. However, he could not confirm w


Thursday, October 29, 2020Speaking through a webinar Senior Advocate & AICC leader Ashok Bhan h

JAMMU: Speaking through a webinar Senior Advocate & AICC leader Ashok Bhan has said that it was the futuristic vision of Indian National Congress Leadership led by Pt.Jawahar Lal Nehru -that JK State is an integral part of Union Of India. Unfortunately for last three decades JK is going through its phase of Political turbulence inflected by Pakistan.People of JK consciously decided acced to Indi


Thursday, October 29, 2020Terror funding: NIA raids office of ex-Delhi Minority Commission chief, others

New Delhi :The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday continued searches in a terror funding case at nine locations in Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi. The agency also raided the properties related to former Delhi Minority Commission chief Zafarul Islam Khan.

The raids were being held in connection with a case pertaining to some NGOs and Trusts raising funds in India and abroad in the nam


Thursday, October 29, 2020COVID-19 recovery rate in country reaches 90.99 %

New Delhi: Union Government today said that the country's recovery rate among the COVID-19 patients has reached to 90.99 per cent. More than 56 thousand COVID patients were recovered during the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries has reached over 73 lakh 15 thousand.

The constantly increasing recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country is reduced and currently co


Thursday, October 29, 2020PM Modi says, he is still optimistic of achieving target of five trillion dollar economy by 2024 despite COVID-19

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he is still optimistic of achieving the target of five trillion dollar economy by 2024 despite COVID-19. In an interview to an English Daily, Mr Modi said, government will take all measures to constantly stimulate the economy in a timely manner while ensuring overall macro-economic stability.

He said, NDA government has a track record of meeting


Thursday, October 29, 2020Secretary Power visits Reasi's Salal, emphasises on time-bound delivery of hydro projects

Jammu, Oct 29: Secretary (Power) at Government of India, Sanjiv Nandan Sahai, visited NHPC's 690 MW Salal Power Station in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

He was accompanied by AK Singh, CMD, NHPC, Tanmay Kumar, Joint Secretary (Hydro), Ministry of Power, Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary, PDD UT of J&K and Rajan Kumar, Chief General Manager, Regional Office Jammu, NHPC during his visit t


Thursday, October 29, 2020New Land law: PDP’s protest march foiled, several leaders detained

Will continue to raise voice collectively, won’t tolerate attempts to change demographics: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Authorities on Thursday foiled the protest march of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the new land law and detained several leaders including the former Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Khurshid Aalam in Srinagar.

According to the news agency, the PDP leaders had organized a protest rally today from the party headquarters in Srinagar to the Press Enclave.

However, soon af


Thursday, October 29, 2020Lineman dies of electrocution in Poonch

Jammu, Oct 29: A lineman of Power Development Department on Thursday died of electrocution while repairing a transformer in Mendhar tehsil of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Police here said that PDD lineman Mohammad Shabir (50), son of Badar Din, a daily wager, died on the spot while repairing an electric wire near transformer in Kalaban area of Mendhar.

They said that the body was s


Thursday, October 29, 2020PDP office in Srinagar sealed to thwart party's protest on new land laws: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar: Police on Thursday sealed the office of Peoples Democratic Party Office (PDP) in Srinagar on Thursday morning ahead of the party’s scheduled protest over Centre’s decision to amend new land laws in J&K.

Former J&K Chief Minister and the PDP president, Mehbooba Mufti slammed the administration for the move.

“PDP office in Srinagar sealed by J&K admin & workers arrested for organisi


Thursday, October 29, 2020Three residential houses gutted, two partially damaged in Sopore blaze

Srinagar: Three residential houses were completely damaged and two others partially damaged in a blaze in Neharpora area of Sopore town in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district late Wednesday evening.

Reports said that a massive fire broke out in the double storey house of Ghulam Nabi Shah and engulfed other nearby houses of Abdul Majeed Shah and Reyaz Ahmad Shah.

They said all the three hous


Thursday, October 29, 2020NIA conducts fresh raid in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 29 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday morning conducted fresh raids in Bagh- e- mehtab and Nowgam areas of Srinagar.

Official sources told that NIA sleuths, accompanied by paramilitary CRPF and police, raided the house of Hurriyat activist Zaffar Akbar Bhat resident of Bagh-e-mehtab and Falah Aam Trust at Nowgam area of Srinagar district.

As per sources sear


Thursday, October 29, 2020NIA conducts searches at 10 locations in Valley

Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday said that it conducted searches at ten locations in Srinagar and Bandipora in the case pertaining to “so-called NGOs and Trusts raising funds in India and abroad in the name of charitable activities and then using the same funds for secessionist and separatist activities in J&K.”

NIA official said that today, it conducted searches at 1


Thursday, October 29, 2020Lt Governor inaugurates J&K International Arbitration Centre; launches JKIAC website

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha inaugurated the much-awaited Jammu and Kashmir International Arbitration Centre (JKIAC). The occasion also marked the launch of the website of J&K International Arbitration Centre.

The Lt Governor, during his address, observed that the establishment of International Arbitration Centre in Jammu and Kashmir in the time of Liberal Economy and Globalizati


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Navin Choudhary chairs maiden meeting of UTLAMC

"PMMSY to create employment, double income of fishermen and increase fish production"

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: Principal Secretary, Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Navin Kumar Choudhary today chaired the maiden Union Territory Level Approval and Monitoring Committee (UTLAMC) meeting for approval of DPR of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) 2020-21 for UT of J&K at Civil Secretariat here.
The meeting was attended by Sheetal Nanda, Secretary, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj,


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Power shutdown

JAMMU OCTOBER 28: Chief Engineer (Distribution), JPDCL Jammu has informed that the shutdown of 33/11 KV Receiving Stations- Bohri and Machillian is being observed.
During the shutdown, the power supply to Santra Morh, Pounichak, Tomal, Anand Nagar, Laxmi Palace, Khanpur, Tirlokpur and adjoining areas will remain affected on October 29 from 9 am to 2 pm.
Similarly, the power supply to Domana


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Day 156: Jammu, Srinagar Airports receive 35 domestic flights with 3,277 passengers aboard

International Evacuation flight with 69 passengers aboard reaches Srinagar

JAMMU, OCTOBER 28: On day 156 of resumption of routine domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 35 domestic flights with 3,277 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports. Besides, an International Evacuation flight with 69 passengers on board has arrived Srinagar Airport under Vande Bharat Mission.
A total of 1245 passengers aboard 15 regular commercial flights arrived at


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Chief Secretary reviews arrangements to stockpile Petroleum Products

Traffic Police to facilitate movement of 300 petrol & diesel trucks daily to Kashmir

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a high-level meeting to review the stockpiling of petroleum products for the winter season in Jammu & Kashmir.
ADG Traffic, Divisional Commissioners of Jammu and Kashmir, Administrative Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, IG Jammu, SSP Traffic, and representatives of petroleum


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Lt Governor inaugurates J&K International Arbitration Centre; launches JKIAC website

Establishment of IAC in J&K in the time of Liberal Economy & Globalization is a significant move: Lt Governor

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today inaugurated the much awaited Jammu and Kashmir International Arbitration Centre (JKIAC). The occasion also marked the launch of the website of J&K International Arbitration Centre.
The Lt Governor, during his address, observed that the establishment of International Arbitration Centre in Jammu and Kashmir in the time of Liberal


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Functioning of G-Nagar hospital reviewed at RKS meeting

Hospital bags Nations Quality Assurance Standard certification in 14 departments

JAMMU, OCTOBER 28: First meeting of Rogi Kalyan Samiti of Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar Jammu for the financial year 2020-21 was held today under the chairmanship of Additional District Development Commissioner Jammu, Romesh Chander.
Among others who were present in the meeting included Medical Superintendent Dr. L D Bhagat , Chief Medical Officer Jammu, Dr. J P Singh, ADMO Dr Suresh Sharma


Wednesday, October 28, 2020COVID-19: Govt evacuates 7,32,844 stranded JK residents; 5,92,552 via Lakhanpur, 1,40,292 through special trains

JAMMU, OCTOBER 28: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 7,32,844 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.
As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has re


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 536 new positive cases, 84782 recovered so far

JAMMU, OCTOBER 28: The Government on Wednesday informed that 536 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 199 from Jammu division and 337 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 93213. Also 04 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 03 from Jammu division and 01 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 546 more COVID-


Wednesday, October 28, 2020CS chairs maiden meeting of State Broadband Committee

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired the first meeting of the State Broadband Committee to review the implementation of National Broadband Mission in Jammu & Kashmir.
Administrative Secretaries of departments of Home, Housing & Urban Development and Information Technology besides, officers from LSA, Department of Telecom, GoI, BSNL and representatives fro


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Govt committed to revive cultural activities: Advisor Baseer Khan

“Tourism and Culture complement and supplement each other”

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Baseer Ahmad Khan said that government is committed to revive cultural activities in Jammu and Kashmir and every effort is being made in this regard.
The Advisor made these remarks while chairing a meeting at Civil Secretariat here regarding revival of cultural activities in Jammu and Kashmir which was attended by officers from Cultural and To


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Block Divas: DC Kathua listens to public grievances at Bani

Kathua, October 28:- To get first-hand account of the public grievances, Deputy Commissioner, Om Parkash Bhagat, today presided over the Block Divas program here at Bani.
SSP Kathua, Shailendra Mishra, BDC Chairpersons, District and block level officers, PRI members and a large number of people were present at the day long programme.
Delegations from different panchayats besides scores of indiv


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Block Diwas: DDC listens to people’s issues at Reasi

REASI, OCTOBER 28: As a part of the Government’s ambitious public outreach program-Jan Abhiyan, District Administration Reasi today organized Block Diwas events across the district Reasi.
District Development Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib attended the Block Diwas proceedings at District Headquarter and listened to the issues of public importance.
BDC Chairperson, Sa


Wednesday, October 28, 2020DIC Rajouri hosts Webinar-cum Training program for entrepreneurs

RAJOURI, OCTOBER 28: A Webinar-cum-Training Programme was organized by District industries Centre Rajouri in collaboration with GeM, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India for registration on GeM portal.
The online training for registration on GeM was organised on the overall directions and supervision of Commissioner Secretary to Government Industries and Commerce Department Manoj Kumar Dw


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Navin inaugurates Administrative Block of Agriculture Department at Lalmandi

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: Principal Secretary Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare Department, Navin Kumar Choudhary, today inaugurated Administrative Block of Agriculture Department at Lalmandi.
Principal Secretary said Government is determined towards providing enhanced basic facilities and conducive working environment to its employees so that they can work for the betterment of farming comm


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Advisor Bhatnagar reviews progress on implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in J&K

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, today chaired a meeting to review progress on implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Jammu and Kashmir.
The meeting was attended by Secretary Jal Shakti Department, M Raju; Chief Engineer Jal Shakti (PHE), Iftikhar Ahmad Wani and other concerned officials of the department while as Chief Engineer Jal Shakti (PHE) Jammu


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Lt Governor inaugurates Water Sports Centre at Nehru Park

UT Government embarked on ambitious mission to achieve holistic development of sports in UT; developing J&K as a Centre of Sporting Excellence

Another Water Sports Centre coming up at Ranjit Sagar, Basohli for encouraging water sports in Jammu region
J&K has huge potential in water sports; the UT Government aiming to promote water sports by developing water sports infrastructure

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today inaugurated Water Sports Centre under PMDP scheme at Nehru Park, Dal Lake. The Lt Governor als


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Power Shutdown

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: According to the Power Controller, Kashmir Province, Srinagar, in order to carry out augmentation work under CSS, shutdown of 33 KV Pampore Chadoora line shall be observed on October 29 from 10 am to 5 pm.
The power supply to the areas fed from the line shall remain affected.


Wednesday, October 28, 2020MSMEs imparted training for registration on GeM portal at Kulgam

KULGAM, OCTOBER 28: District Industries Centre, Kulgam today organised an online training programme for MSMEs unit holders during which they were provided training about registration on Government e- marketing portal.
During the programme benefits/ advantages of GeM registration were enumerated by the master trainer.
The participants were also apprised about the procedures


Wednesday, October 28, 2020DC Pulwama felicitates NEET toppers and young writers, asks to strive for excellence

PULWAMA, OCTOBER 27: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer today felicitated top five scorers in NEET including the UT topper Basit Bilal Khan who secured 99.98 percentile in NEET-2020 exam.
The five toppers from the district today called on the DC and interacted with him who enquired about their field of interests, strengths, difficulties and his approach to qualify the prestigiou


Wednesday, October 28, 2020DDC reviews progress of power sector at Kupwara

KUPWARA, OCTOBER 28: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review the pace and progress of Power Sector, here.
On the occasion, the DDC reviewed the capacity and distribution system of all Receiving Stations and directed concerned engineers to fast track the execution work of all ongoing schemes and projects. He


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Block Diwas observed across all districts of Kashmir division

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: As part of Governments ambitious Jan Abhiyan programme, the Block Divas or Youm-e-Block was today observed with great enthusiasm across all the districts of Kashmir division.
On the occasion, the respective District Administrations organised grievance redressal camps besides other related events at Block Headquarters and at different locations of the district to listen to t


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Lt Governor launches MIS-2020 for Apple at Horticulture Complex

Horticulture - one of the priority sectors of J&K, Government making all out efforts to tap its immense growth potential: Lt Governor

Newly launched MIS to facilitate the stakeholders by providing valuable marketing platform to the growers, besides ensuring optimum prices to the growers: LG
• Lays special emphasis on high density plantation of apples to achieve three to four times returns for the growers
• Asks MD NAFED to increase their investment in Horticulture infra from proposed Rs 100 cr to Rs 500 cr
No a


Wednesday, October 28, 20208 militants surrendered in live encounters this year, 5 during this month: IGP Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police today said that this year eight militants surrendered in live encounters across Kashmir of which five surrenders took place in the ensuing month of October alone.

Talking to reporters in Srinagar, Kashmir range Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar said one good thing has been happening this year that surrenders took place during live encounters as we


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Land laws totally unacceptable, will meet PM, HM : AP

Srinagar, Oct 28: Describing the land laws in their present form totally unacceptable, the Apni Party (AP) on Wednesday said a party delegation will meet Prime Minister(PM) and Home Minister (HM) on this issue.

A spokesman of the AP said here Wednesday afternoon an urgent meeting of AP office bearers was convened in Srinagar to discuss and deliberate on fresh amendments made by the union gover


Wednesday, October 28, 2020People will defeat Centre’s design to settle outsiders in J&K: Soz

Srinagar, Oct 28: Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Prof Saifuddin Soz on Wednesday said that the people will defeat the Centre’s design to settle outsiders in Jammu and Kashmir.

“If India’s National Opposition does not intervene in Jammu and Kashmir, the people will be forced to raise their voice for intervention by the international community to correct the social and politica


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Traffic Police City Srinagar issues route plan for Eid-e-Milad Nabi on 30th Oct 2020

October 28: Traffic Police City Srinagar issues route plan for the vehicles carrying devotees from North, South and Central Kashmir.

North Kashmir: Vehicles coming from North Kashmir carrying devotees after reaching Shaltang shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal Shrine:

Shaltang - Parimpora – Qamarwari - Cement Bridge - Noorbagh-Sekidafar - Eidgah - Alimasjid - Sazgaripora - Ha


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Man injured in bear attack in J&K's Poonch

JAMMU: A man was critically injured today morning in an attack by a wild bear in Nedarya Haadi Bada village of Jammu & Kashmir’s Poonch district.

The injured has been identified as Ishaaq Lateef son of Abdul Lateef, a resident of Nedarya Haadi Bada village.

Reports said Ishaaq left his home this morning for some work when he was mauled by a bear on his way.

After being noticed by several


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Two border guards injured in explosion near LoC in J&K's Rajouri

Jammu: Two security forces’ personnel deployed on the Line of Control (LoC) in Tarkundi area of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir were injured in an explosion on Wednesday.

Official sources told the news agency that an explosion, suspected to be an anti-personnel landmine, took place at a forward location in the Tarkundi area today morning.

A BSF man and an army sepoy got injured in the


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Girl slips to death while collecting firewood in North Kashmir forest

Srinagar: An 18-year-old girl slipped to death while collecting firewood in Bandipora forests.

Police sources said that a young girl identified as Shameema Jan daughter of Mushtaq Ahmed Malik was collecting firewood in the forests when she slipped and fell deep into a gorge. "She died on the spot."

The victim was the resident of Tetri Kilshay area of Bandipora that falls under the jurisdi


Wednesday, October 28, 2020NIA conducts searches at 10 locations in Sgr, Bandipora

Investigating agency says searches conducted as certain NGOs, Trust raise funds, use same for secessionist, separatist activities in J&K

Srinagar: National Investigating Agency (NIA) Wednesday said that it conducted searches at 10 locations in Srinagar and Bandipora in the case pertaining to “so-called NGOs and Trusts raising funds in India and abroad in the name of charitable activities and then using the same funds for secessionist and separatist activities in J&K.”

NIA official said that today, it conducted searches at 10 lo


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Arms, ammunition recovered from terrorist hideout in Poonch

Jammu, Oct 28: Security forces on Wednesday recovered cache of arms and ammunition from a hideout in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

SSP Poonch Ramesh Angral here said that based on specific inputs by police a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Mendhar police and troops Army's of Rashtriya Rifles with a team of Special Operation Group in woods of Kalaban area of Mendhar on


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Omar wishes SRH player from J&K Samad great success on b'day

Srinagar, Oct 28: Former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday wished Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL player from Jammu and Kashmir a great success on his birthday.

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter the vice president of the National Conference (NC), Mr Adullah said, 'Happy birthday @ABDULSAMAD. Here’s wishing you great success & glory but more than that good health for a long career. It


Wednesday, October 28, 2020ACB arrests two J&K police personnel in bribe case in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 28: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested a Station House Officer (SHO) and Head Constable (HC) for demanding and accepting a bribe in the central Kashmir district of Badgam on Tuesday, a spokesman for the ACB said in a statement.

He said that a complaint was received that by Police Station(PS) ACB, Srinagar, that SHO Gowhar Gul and HC Nazir Ahmad Bhat of police station Khag


Wednesday, October 28, 2020NIA raids at GK, NGO, journalist houses in Srinagar; Mehbooba reacts sharply

Srinagar, Oct 28: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths on Wednesday morning conducted raids at several places in Srinagar and Bandipora in north Kashmir, official sources said.

Former chief minister and president Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) reacted sharply to these raids.

However, it was not immediately clear why these raids were conducted as NIA officials refused to give any


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Minor's body retrieved from river after a week in Baramulla

Baramulla, Oct 28: Body of a minor, who jumped into river Jhelum to end his life in apple township of Sopore on October 21 evening, was recovered on Wednesday morning, official sources said.

They said 12-year-old Shahid Nazir jumped into the river at Ahadbab crossing in apple township of Sopore in Baramulla district after informing his parents on October 21 evening.
People present in the area


Wednesday, October 28, 2020NIA raids at several places in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 28: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted raids at several places, including in the office of an English daily, a journalist and a social activist in Srinagar, official sources said.

The NIA sleuths conducted raids in the office of an English daily, house boat in the Dal Lake, social activist at Sonawar, Nawa Kadal and Magarmal Bagh in Srinagar. Earlier,


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Two JeM militants killed, searches on

Srinagar: Two Jaish-i Muhammad militants were killed in an gunfight in Mouchwa area of Budgam district.

A top Police officer told that two militants bodies are visible, possibly there could be one more as searches are still underway.

Earlier, Reports said that a joint team of Srinagar Police, Budgam Police and army's 50RR launched a cordon and search operation in Mouchwa.

As the joint t


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Jha takes oath as Chairman, SWRRA

SRINAGAR: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam administered the oath of office of the Chairman of J&K State Water Resources Regulatory Authority (SWRRA) to Shri Ghanshyam Jha.

Shri Ghanshyam Jha has earlier served as the Chairman, Central Water Commission (CWC), and has vast experience in the areas of flood management, flood forecasting, monitoring and management, collection and analysis of


Wednesday, October 28, 2020NIA raids on residential house of Hurriyat activist in Bandipora

Bandipora: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday morning raided the residential house of a Hurriyat activist in Brar village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

An official told the news agency that sleuths of NIA assisted by the Jammu & Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) conducted raid on residential house of some Mohd Yousf Sofi @ Salman son of Abdul Ras


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Engineering student turned militant surrenders during encounter in J&K

Srinagar, Oct 27: Army has allowed yet another militant, a 22-year-old Engineering student, to surrender during an encounter, in which an ultra was killed in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Monday night, a defence ministry spokesman said today.
Meanwhile, the surrendered militant, a third year Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) student in Chandigarh, thanked Commanding Officer (CO) of 32 Rasht


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Government is committed to peace, progress & prosperity in J&K: LG

Srinagar, Oct 27: Asserting that the government is committed to peace, progress and prosperity in the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir, Lt Governor Manoj Singh on Monday announced sanctioning of over 10,000 cases under Back to Village three (B2V3) Self Employment Programme, Economic Package and My Town-My Pride.

He also handed over a cheque of Rs 250 crore to J&K Bank as commencement



JAMMU: To honor the supreme sacrifice of the Infantry in fighting the Pakistani raiders in Jammu and Kashmir in 1947, Tiger Division celebrated 74th Infantry Day, with Traditional solemnity.

Maj Gen Vijay Nair, GOC Tiger Division, laid Wreath at the 'Tiger War Memorial'. Serving officers, all ranks of the ‘Tiger Division’ and Veterans attended the ceremony. Similar events organized in respect


Tuesday, October 27, 2020We will fight for comprehensive domicile rights on land: Altaf Bukhari

JAMMU: Apni Party president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday reiterated his party’s position vis-à-vis restoration of Statehood to JK along with comprehensive domicile rights on land and jobs for its residents.

Bukhari said the party will go through the gazette notification issued by the union government today with regard to land rights in JK and would take up its reservations before the


Tuesday, October 27, 2020MHA repeals 11 land laws of Jammu & Kashmir

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, on Tuesday repealed 11 more laws of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir.

The announcement has been made by Ministry of Home Affairs as per its order to be called the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of Central Laws) Third Order, 2020.

The legislations repealed as whole include the Jammu and Kashmir


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Lt Governor announces sanctioning of over 10,000 cases under B2V3 Self

100% DBT in all individual beneficiary schemes within two months: LG

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 27: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today announced the sanctioning of over 10,000 cases under B2V3 Self Employment Programme, Economic Package and My Town-My Pride.

The Lt Governor was addressing the media persons during a Press Conference at Raj Bhavan Auditorium.

The Lt Governor’s press conference witnessed the announcement of some major reforms in the business sector,


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Traffic restored on Jammu-Srinagar highway after five hours of closure

JAMMU: Traffic was restored on Jammu-Srinagar national highway after remaining closed for over five hours due to minor landslide at Nachilana in Banihal area of Ramban district on Tuesday.

An official said that heavy traffic plying from Jammu towards Srinagar was stranded between Digdool and Sherbibi areas due to the landslide, causing a massive traffic jam.

DySP NHW Banihal, Shamsher Singh


Tuesday, October 27, 2020PM extends greetings to soldiers on Infantry Day

New Delhi, Oct 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted all ranks of the Indian infantry on the occasion of Infantry Day, saying India is proud of the role played by them in protecting the nation.

Infantry Day is observed on October 27 to mark the landing of first Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir in 1947 to push back Pakistan supported intruders.

"Greetings to all ranks of our


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Any Indian citizen can now buy land in Jammu and Kashmir, Centre notifies new rules

Jammu: The Centre on Tuesday notified new land rules governing municipal areas in Jammu and Kashmir allowing any Indian citizen to purchase non-agricultural land in the Union territory.

As per the notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, no domicile or permanent resident certificate is required for purchasing non-agricultural land in Jammu and Kashmir.

However, agricultural land


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Leopard injures four in Pulwama

Srinagar, Oct 27: Four people, including a woman, were injured in a leopard attack in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Tuesday, official sources said.

They said a leopard entered village Ruhmoo in Pulwama from the nearby forest when farmers were busy in their orchards. However, before people could do anything, a leopard attacked and injured four persons working in the orchard.

The wild


Tuesday, October 27, 2020BJP demands action against Farooq, Mehbooba for seditious remarks

Srinagar, Oct 27: Demanding action against National Conference (NC) president Dr Farooq Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti for their seditious remarks, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that the statements of these leaders change when they are in power and outside.

These leaders are responsible for the violence and killing of youths in the valley, Ka


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Amid China stand-off along LAC, NSA Doval meets Pompeo in Delhi

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing stand-off with China along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Tuesday met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is in New Delhi for the third India-US 2+2 ministerial dialogue.

Pompeo landed in India on Monday along with his wife Susan, and US Secretary of Defence Mark T. Esper, even as the campaigning for the US president


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Boy found hanging at his home in J&K's Rajouri

JAMMU: A twelve-year-old boy from Behrote village of Thanamandi in J&K’s Rajouri district was found hanging at his home late Monday evening.

Officials told the news agency TNN that the boy was found hanging from the ceiling at his home after which a police team from Thanamandi Police Station rushed to the spot.

“The body has been taken into possession by police and further legal formalities


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Mehbooba Mufti should go to Pakistan with family: Gujarat DyCM

Ahmedabad: Angered over PDP president Mehbooba Mufti's recent remarks about the scrapping of Article 370, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Monday said the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir should move to Pakistan with family if she doesn't like India and its laws.

Patel, addressing a bypoll rally in Kurali village of Vadodara district, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Man held with 8 kg cannabis in J&K's Samba

Jammu: An alleged narcotics smuggler was arrested with eight kilograms of cannabis in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, officials said.

A police party while performing patrolling duty noticed a truck that was wrongly parked near SIDCO Chowk in Samba, they said.

When the patrolling party was about to approach the truck, the driver of the vehicle accelerated and tried to escape from the spo


Monday, October 26, 2020Accession of JK with India final and complete, says Jitendra Singh

Jammu: Asserting that the accession of Jammu and Kashmir with India was final and complete, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was responsible for the delayed integration of the erstwhile state.

“If there was a delay of over two months, it was not on account of Maharaja Hari Singh but on account of the then Prime Minister Nehru who was not forthcoming in


Monday, October 26, 2020BJP takes out Tiranga Car Rally in Srinagar on Accession Day

Srinagar, Oct 26: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday took out a “ Tiranga Car Rally” in Srinagar under heavy security arrangements on the 73rd anniversary of signing of instrument of accession to join Jammu and Kashmir in Indian union in 1947 by Majaraja Hari Singh.

Earlier, three BJP local leaders from Kupwara were taken into preventive custody after they unsuccessfully tried to hoist Nati


Monday, October 26, 2020Jammu Police reunites ‘abandoned’ kids with family in Pathankot

Jammu, Oct 26 : Setting an example for its known professionalism, Jammu Police reunited ‘abandoned’ children with family in Pathankot district of neighbouring Punjab.

Police spokesman here on Sunday said that the police team headed by Station House Officer, Police Station Gangyal on Saturday evening noticed three children roaming near Kunjwani area under mysterious circumstances.

Police tea


Monday, October 26, 2020nCoV: Reasi's Salal Power Station intensifies "Jan Andolan' with 'No carelessness until there is a cure' slogan

Jammu, Oct 26: Joining hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's countrywide campaign against Corona virus pandemic, NHPC's Sakal Power Station has intensified 'Jan Andolan' with 'No carelessness until there is a cure' slogan in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.
NHPC spokesperson here on Monday said that as the whole world is fighting against Covid-19 pandemic, which has, already affected lif


Monday, October 26, 2020Traffic resumes on Srinagar-Leh highway, Mughal road

Srinagar, Oct 26: Traffic was resumed on Monday on the national highway, the only road linking Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh with Kashmir, after remaining suspended due to snowfall on Sunday afternoon.

Meanwhile, traffic suspended on Sunday due to slippery conditions following snowfall was resumed on Monday on 86-km-long historic Mughal road, connecting Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri a


Monday, October 26, 2020LAHDC polls: Counting of votes underway, BJP wins six seats

Jammu, Oct 26: The BJP won six seats while an Independent candidate bagged one seat on Monday, as counting is underway for polls to 26 seats in the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, officials said.

BJP, INC and Independents are leading on three seats each, as per trends.

BJP, INC, AAP and 23 Independent candidates contested the polls for 26 seats.

Leh recorded a 65.07 per cent



JAMMU: A Lecture on Tuberculosis was organized by Frontier HQ BSF Jammu at Shaheed Mukesh Lal Meena Gymnasium Ftr HQ BSF Jammu under the overall directions of Sh N S Jamwal, Inspector General Ftr Jammu. It was supervised by Smt Rajni Jamwal, BWWA President Ftr Jammu. This event was co-ordinated and arranged by Dr Karnail Singh, Commandant Medical along with civil doctors. There was huge respo


Monday, October 26, 2020BJP using flag to whip sentiments for votes, alleges PDP

Srinagar, Oct 26: Alleging that Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) was using National flag to whip up sentiments of people for votes, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the saffron party leaders themselves show disrespect to it (flag).

Media advisor to Mehbooba Mufti, president of the PDP, Syed Suhail Bukhari taking to micro blogging site Twitter on Monday said “Bhartiya Polarization Party @BJP4


Monday, October 26, 2020BJP workers detained after unsuccessful bid to hoist Tri-colour in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 26: Police on Monday took into preventive custody three BJP local leaders from Kupwara who attempted to hoist National Flag at Lal Chowk, the nerve centre of this summer capital.

On this day in 1947, Maharaja Hari Singh signed the instrument of Accession to join Union of India.

A high drama was witnessed this morning when a group of BJP local leaders from Kupwara suddenly emer


Monday, October 26, 2020Man found hanging in hotel in Jammu

Jammu: A man from Doda district was found hanging in a hotel in Jammu City.

“Anjal Kumar (36) son of Dhuni Chand, resident of Dachan (Doda), was found hanging from the fan in a room of Prabhu Lodge located in Jewel area,” a police official said, adding, the family members of the deceased in Doda have been informed.

He said the deceased man had come to the Lodge last evening and today mornin


Monday, October 26, 2020CRPF man who shot himself, succumbs in Srinagar hospital

Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man who shot himself with his service rifle on October 12 succumbed to his injuries late last night at SMHS hospital, Srinagar, officials said today.

They said, a CRPF man who shot himself on October 12 and was admitted in SMHS hospital Srinagar. “Yesterday late night, his condition deteriorated and he breathed his last,” a source in the hospita


Monday, October 26, 2020ACB produces chargesheet in illegal land mutation case

Srinagar: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has produced chargesheet in a case of illegal mutation of state land, in the court of special judge anti-corruption, Rajouri.

A statement said the ACB produced the chargesheet against an Zaffar Iqbal of Nakka-Mangheri, Mendhar, Poonch, then Patwari Halqa Degwar/Ajote, Poonch; Bashir Ahmed Khaki of Loran, Poonch, then Naib Tehsildar Haveli Poonch (now reti


Monday, October 26, 2020Police prevents BJP workers from hoisting flag in Lal Chowk

Srinagar, Oct 26: Police on Monday foiled an attempt by few BJP workers of frontier district of Kupwara from hoisting the National Flag at Lal Chowk, nerve centre of summer capital, Srinagar.

On this day in 1947 Maharaja Hari Singh signed the instrument of Accession to join Union of India.

A high drama was witnessed this morning in the civil lines when a group of BJP workers suddenly emerge



Samba: In continuation with Sports festival and flag day programmes, District Police Samba organized Run for Unity from Govt. Degree College Samba to District Police Lines Samba which was Flagged Off by Senior Superintendent of Police Samba Shri Rajesh Sharma JKPS.
The event Run for Unity which commenced from GDC Samba after covering the distance of about 03 Kms was culminated at DPL Samba


Sunday, October 25, 2020Former Legislator; various public delegations call on Lt Governor

Srinagar, October 25: Former Legislator and various public delegations today called on the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha here at the Raj Bhavan and sought his intervention in early redressal of their issues and grievances.

A delegation of All J&K Mobile Seasonal Teachers Forum led by its President, Shabir Chowdhary apprised the Lt Governor about the issues of the Mobile/ Seasonal Centres.


Sunday, October 25, 2020Country's COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 90 per cent

NEW DELHI: India has crossed a significant milestone in its fight against COVID, as the recovery rate has reached 90 per cent Today. Over 70 lakh 78 thousand patients have recovered from this highly infectious disease in the country so far. The active caseload of the country has also fallen below 8.5 per cent. The total positive cases in the country today stands at six lakh 68 thousand 154 which


Sunday, October 25, 2020Police arrest drug peddler, organise awareness program in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 25: Jammu and Kashmir police arrested a drug peddler and held a drug awareness programme in the Kashmir valley, a police spokesman said.

He said acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Awantipora have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.

A Police party intercepted one person identified as Tanveer Ahmad Lolo resident of Dogri


Sunday, October 25, 2020J&K: 537 units allocated; 35% subsidy with ceiling of Rs 10 lakh per unit: Navin

Srinagar, Oct 25: Under “one district one product”, 537 units have been allocated to Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesman said here.

He said a total 35 per cent subsidy with the ceiling of Rs 10 lakh per unit will be provided for strengthening the existing units and the new units of Micro Food Processing Enterprises.

He said the list of “One District One Product”


Sunday, October 25, 2020BJP leader seeks de-recognition of Mehbooba-led PDP over 'anti-national' remarks

Jammu, Oct 25: A senior leader of the BJP has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI), seeking de-recognition of the PDP over the "anti-national and anti-constitution" remarks of its president Mehbooba Mufti.

The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister on Friday had said that she was not interested in contesting elections or holding the tricolour till the constitutional


Sunday, October 25, 2020Lt Governor meets J&K NEET topper Avikshit Gupta, 4 others

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha met with the J&K NEET topper Avikshit Gupta and other four top NEET scorers from the Jammu division at Raj Bhavan here today.

In a meeting, the Lt Governor met Ayushi Bhat, Aruja Sambyal, Shivani Sharma, and Ankit Sharma in addition to Avikshit and congratulated them for their achievement.

The Lt Governor discussed with the toppers their life goals a


Sunday, October 25, 2020Panthers Party demand reorganization of J&K, but not separate Jammu

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party said that the party wants reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir but not the separate Jammu.

“J&K National Panthers Party in its three-day national convention held in 2008 resolved to mobilize the public opinion in Jammu and Kashmir and persuade Parliament that J&K should be reorganized with two provincial governments and assemblies so that each pr


Sunday, October 25, 2020Former militant shot on Oct 15 in Pulwama succumbs

Srinagar, Oct 25: A former militant who was injured by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on October 15 succumbed in a hospital on Sunday morning, official sources said.

They said the unidentified gunmen fired at a former militant, identified as Tanveer Ahmad Sofi, at Kakpora in Pulwama on October 15 evening. “Sofi was injured in the attack,” they said, adding the injured


Sunday, October 25, 2020Omar asks Ravi Shankar how he knows what SC will decide on Article 370

Srinagar, Oct 25: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday asked the Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad how he presumed to know what the Supreme Court (SC) will decide on Article 370 of the constitution.

Taking to micro blogging site Twitter the vice president of the National Conference (NC) Omar said "Dear Ravi Shankar Prasad ji, we don’t expect you to restore anything but unless you