PM Modi chairs high-level meeting amid rising terror attacks in Jammu

Jammu: Amid the rising cases of terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security – which also includes Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh....

2 terrorists killed as Army foils infiltration bid along LoC; two jawan in Doda gunfight

Jammu: Two terrorists were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district simultaneously two army personnel were injured in a gunfight with terrorists in a Doda district o...

Top HCBA leader’s unclaimed hut on Forest land seized in Pahalgam

SRINAGAR: While the authorities have sealed an unclaimed hut, raised illegally on the land of the Government’s Forest Department in Pahalgam, another former functionary of Srinagar-based High Court Bar Association (HCBA), Mohammad Ashraf Bhat, has b...

NGT orders immediate action in Shopian jaundice outbreak

SRINAGAR: In a significant ruling, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has mandated urgent interventions and long-term preventative measures following a severe jaundice outbreak in Shopian. The outbreak, which has been traced to contaminated water sou...

LG asks people to work together with administration to protect ancient shrines

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Thursday called upon the people to work together with the administration to preserve and protect the ancient shrines and places of religious importance in the Union Territory. Sinha also p...

India won't allow even a gram of drugs to enter or exit country: Shah

Jammu: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Thursday said India is working on a system that will not allow "even a gram" of drugs to come into the country or trafficked abroad, as he exhorted anti-narcotics agencies to adopt a "ruthless" approach to disman...

J&K's power sector reforms struggle amid 40 percent electricity loss rate

JAMMU: Despite the Jammu and Kashmir government's significant investment in power sector reforms and various schemes amounting to crores of rupees, the region continues to grapple with a daunting Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) electricity...

PET Scan service begins in GMC- J

Jammu: In a landmark initiative, the much-awaited PET Scan services started on Thursday at State Cancer Institute, Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu. As per the official handout, the Nuclear Medicine team headed by Prof.Ashutosh Gupta,...

Online Transfer Drive announced for School Education Department

SRINAGAR: The education department has initiated the Online Transfer Drive for 2024. This drive is applicable to Teachers, Masters, Lecturers, Principals, and equivalent roles, including Headmasters, ZEOs, and other administrative positions within ...

Kargil anniversary event: Proxy war we see today continuation of same mindset that hasn't changed: CDS

New Delhi: Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan on Thursday hailed the heroics of Indian bravehearts in the Kargil war 25 years ago and said all efforts of Pakistan clearly "fell short of its aim" during the 1999 conflict. "The proxy war tha...

No end to human ambition, people should work for mankind: RSS chief

Jharkhand: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said in the course of self-development, a man may want to become 'superman', then 'Devta' and 'Bhagwan' and aspire for 'vishwaroop', but nobody is certain what lies ahead. ...

No tents in Gulmarg without permission: GDA

Srinagar: Citing environmental concerns and illegal activities, the Gulmarg Development Authority (GDA) on Thursday informed that no tents will be allowed in Gulmarg without proper permission. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Gulmarg Development Autho...

Security forces, terrorists exchange fire twice within span of 4hours

Jammu: Security forces and terrorists exchanged fire twice briefly within a span of four hours in a forest area in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, officials said on Wednesday. Village Defence Guards (VDGs) also opened fire on observing suspiciou...

Won't let terrorists escape, says VDGs

Doda: Dozens of Village Defence Guards (VDGs), armed with .303 rifles, are helping security forces in the Desa forest of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district in their search for the terrorists who killed four soldiers on Monday night. The VDGs have vo...

SFs target terror support networks to thwart Pak-backed terror activities

Jammu: Amid Pakistan's attempts to further push terrorists into the Jammu region, security forces are focusing on stopping infiltration and targeting the terrorist support network in the area to curb terrorist activities. A report quoting sources i...

LG congratulate CJ Kotiswar for his appointment as judge of SC

Jammu: The Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday congratulated and extended his best wishes Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh on his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India As per spokesperson of Raj Bha...

Amarnath Yatra : Rijiju visits Baltal to take stock of arrangements for pilgrims

Srinagar: Union Minister for Parliamentary affairs and Minority affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday visited the Baltal base camp and took stock of the arrangements for the on-going Amarnath Yatra in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, officials said...

Terrorists now focusing on Jammu: Karan Singh

Jammu: On recent incidents of terror attacks in the Jammu region, senior Congress leader Dr. Karan Singh said on Wednesday that it is a matter of grave concern and further stated that the terrorists have now started to focus on Jammu. “There is no ...

Enemy will pay heavy price, says DGP on Doda encounter

Jammu: The Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police, RR Swain, said that every policeman in the force will “fight shoulder to shoulder and avenge” following a militant attack in the Doda region that claimed the lives of four Indian army personne...

Congress to launch stir against terror activities, unbridled powers to LG in J&K

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Congress will on Friday launch an agitation against the alleged failure of the BJP-led government to check growing terror activities and its decision to give unbridled powers to the Lt Governor ahead of the assembly poll...

Might be his personal view, says J&K ADGP

Srinagar: A senior police officer on Wednesday said DGP R R Swain's statement on regional parties hobnobbing with terrorist leaders might have been his personal opinion as Jammu and Kashmir Police is an apolitical force. The director general of pol...

Excise case: Kejriwal challenges arrest by CBI in Delhi HC, terms it 'insurance arrest'

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenged in the Delhi High Court on Wednesday his arrest by the CBI in a corruption case stemming from the alleged excise policy scam and contended that it was an "insurance arrest" to ensure that he stays...

Captain among 4 Army personnel killed in Doda encounter, intense search for terrorists underway

Jammu: Four Army personnel, including a captain, were killed in a fierce gunfight with heavily armed terrorists of Pakistan-based banned outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in Doda district, the third major terror incident in Jammu region in three weeks. ...

Committed to eliminate scourge of terrorism in J&K, says Army

Jammu: The Udhampur-based northern command is committed to eliminate the scourge of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said on Tuesday, as it paid tribute to four soldiers who died in a gunfight with heavily armed terrorists in Doda district. ...

Political parties slam J&K Police Chief for accusing them of hobnobbing with terrorists

Srinagar: Mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday united in their criticism of Director General of Police (DGP) R R Swain's recent remark that regional outfits are collaborating with terror leaders for "political gains". While ...

J&K attacks: Our soldiers, their families bearing brunt of BJP's wrong policies: Rahul

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday attacked the Centre after four soldiers were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda, with Rahul Gandhi asserting that the government should take full responsibility for the repeated security lapses and ...

Prez appoints Justice N Kotiswar as Judge of SC

Srinagar: The President of India on Tuesday appointed Justice Nongmeikapam Kotiswar Singh, Chief Justice of High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, as judge of the Supreme Court. The Union Ministry of Law & Justice today issued a notification reg...

JKSSB announces 4002 constable vacancies; 15 percent for women

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) has announced the opening of applications for 4002 Constable positions in the J&K Police, Home Department, under Advertisement Notification No. 01 of 2024. This significant recruitmen...

Pak infiltrated all aspects of civil society in J&K: DGP

Jammu: Director General of Police R R Swain on Monday said that Pakistan had infiltrated all important aspects of civil society in Jammu and Kashmir when it was in the grip of militancy, with mainstream parties cultivating leaders of terror networks...

3 tourists killed in road accident in Ganderbal

Srinagar: Three tourists were killed on Tuesday in a road accident in Jammu & Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Officials said that three tourists including two women were killed while a child sustained critical injuries after a vehicle they were trave...

NHM issues clarification on policies related to District Residency Program

SRINAGAR: The National Health Mission (NHM) of Jammu and Kashmir has issued new clarifications regarding the District Residency Programme (DRP) to ensure that postgraduate doctors receive adequate support during their postings. The guidelines addre...

Punjab Police inducts 3 Army-Trained QRTs in Pathankot to tackle terror eventualities

Pathankot: The Punjab Police has inducted three quick response teams (QRTs), specially trained by the Army, in Pathankot district to tackle any eventuality such as terror attack or hostage situation, a senior police officer said on Tuesday. These h...

Over 4,100 pilgrim leave Jammu base camp to join Amarnath Yatra

Jammu: Amid heightened security, over 4,100 pilgrims left Jammu city in the early hours of Tuesday for the twin base camps in Kashmir to join the Amarnath Yatra, officials said. The security has been heightened in and around the base camps and the ...

Three terrorists killed in Kashmir's Keran planned to attack Amarnath Yatra: Army

Srinagar: A day after three militants were killed along the Line of Control in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said they had input over the past few weeks that terrorists across the launch pad in the Keran sector were planning to inf...

Brief gunfight between SF, terrorists in Doda

Jammu: A brief gunfight took place between the security forces and terrorists in a forest area in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, officials said. A police spokesperson said the exchange of fire between the two sides took place in the...