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LAC: HAL developing long endurance drone for vigil

New Delhi: State-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is working on an AI-driven multi-role, advanced and long-endurance drone for strategic missions in high-altitude areas includin...

Kashmir: Before and after 5 August 2019

Srinagar: Since the day the BJP government at the Centre terminated Jammu & Kashmir's special constitutional status by way of abrogation of Article 370 and 35-A in August 2019, a formidable section o...

Cop injured in attack by suspected cattle smugglers

Kathua: A policeman was injured when suspected cattle smugglers hurled stones at a search party in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Sunday, an official said. Police fired two rounds in the air...

Three IAS, 8 JKAS officers transferred

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday has ordered transfer and posting of 11 officers including 3 IAS officers and 8 JKAS officers. According to a government order, Shalee...

Centre to supply 3.5L nat’l flags to Jmu to make ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ success

Jammu: To make ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign a huge success, the Ministry of Culture on the request of the Jammu District Administration is supplying 3.5 Tricolors to be hoisted on every household for...

Centre approves 224 villages for 4G Services in Ladakh

Jammu: The Centre has approved 224 remote villages in the Union Territory of Ladakh for 4G mobile services in its efforts to improve mobile network services in the region. This is against the backdr...

NEP 2022 HED start reforms for improving quality of learning, teaching in all govt institutes

SRINAGAR: In line with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2022, the Higher Education Department (HED), Jammu and Kashmir has initiated a series of reforms for improving the quality of learning and t...

Amarnath yatra remains suspended from Jammu

Jammu: The Amarnath yatra remained suspended from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp here for the second day on Sunday owing to a sharp decline in the arrival of pilgrims, officials said. However, a fresh...

NITI meet PM urges states to focus on 3Ts, modernising farm sector

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a strong case for modernising agriculture, animal husbandry and food-processing to help the country become self-sufficient and a global leader i...

Cop shoots self dead

Jammu: A Special Police Officer, SPO, in Jammu and Kashmir Police today killed himself with his service rifle here in district Doda. Official sources said that he was posted at the session court at ...

J&K reports 708 new Covid cases

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 708 fresh COVID-19 cases that took its infection tally to 4,69,749, officials here said. The death toll remained unchanged at 4,776, they said. While ...

Protesters block NH in Rajouri

Jammu: A pregnant woman died post delivery at the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district which led to hundreds of people staging a protest alleging negligen...

1 dead, 2 hurt in landslide

Jammu: One person was killed and two others injured Sunday when a landslide struck a remote village in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Two daily wage workers of Jal Shakti dep...

Amrit Mahotsav golden opportunity to connect youth with nation-building: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the patriotic fervour witnessed during the freedom struggle needed to be instilled in the current generation and channelised for nation-buildi...

CAT achieved 91% disposal rate in 5 years: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi: Union minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said the Central Administrative Tribunal, which adjudicates government employees service matters, has achieved a disposal rate of over 91 per cent...

Active caseload breaches 5k mark

Jammu: With 796 new COVID cases, the active caseload crosses 5000 mark in Jammu and Kashmir while no fresh fatality reported in last 24 hours. Among 796 new cases, 660 belong to Kashmir division wh...

Communal harmony on display Muslims help transport idols to hill top temple in Bhaderwah

Bhaderwah: Setting an example of communal harmony, Muslim residents of Kursari Panchayat in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda joined hands with Hindus in moving giant idols to an ancient temple here. Six ido...

Amarnath Yatra No fresh batch of pilgrims leaves for shrine from Jmu

Jammu: No fresh batch of pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp here for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas on Saturday, officials said amid a decline in the footfall of t...

2 militants involved in JKP post attack arrested

Jammu: With the arrest of two operatives of the terrorist group Jammu and Kashmir Ghaznavi Force (JKGF), police on Saturday claimed to have solved a blast case outside a police post in Ramban distric...

Amid attempts to revive militancy in Jmu Army chief reviews security

Jammu: Amid desperate attempts of terrorist organizations to revive militancy in the ‘relatively peaceful’ Jammu region, Army Chief General Manoj Pande has landed at ground zero and review the overal...

Jagdeep Dhankhar India's new Vice Prez, defeats Margaret by 346 votes

New Delhi: The BJP-led NDA candidate and former West Bengal Governor, Jagdeep Dhankhar, 71, was elected as the 16th Vice-President of India on Saturday, trouncing the Opposition nominee Margaret Alv...

Not only J&K but central educational institutes battle staff crunch across UT

Jammu: Leave-aside staff crunch in J&K government-run universities and schools, all Central Educational Institutions, including IIT and IIM are too marred by a faculty shortage in the Union Territory...

Minor girl raped,1 held

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested one person for his alleged involvement in raping minor girl. The complaint in this connection was lodged by mother of the victim girl at police sta...

24 JKAS officers to retire in 2023

JAMMU: Secretary Department, Industries and Commerce and Director, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Kashmir are among twenty-four members of Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service (JKAS),...

18 injured in road accident

Jammu: At least 18 people, mostly students, were injured when a mini-bus skidded off the road and plunged into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district on Saturday morning, officials said. T...

Shell explodes in Budgam

Srinagar: An explosion took place in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. No injury or loss of life was reported in the incident. A police official said, a loud sound was ...

Pak hands over to Army body of boy

Jammu: Pakistani authorities on Saturday handed over the body of an Indian boy who drowned in a river in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and was swept across the border by strong currents, officials said....

Dalai Lama conferred dPal rNgam Duston award 2022

Leh: Spiritual leader on Friday was honoured with the 6th Ladakh dPal rNgam Duston award for his immense contribution to humanity and especially towards Ladakh. As per official handout, Ladakh Auton...

It reeks of bigotry: India on OIC's statement on JK

New Delhi: India on Friday hit out at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for its latest statement on Jammu and Kashmir and said it "reeks of bigotry". In a strong reaction, External Affai...

Moharram processions stopped with day one of militancy in Kashmir

Srinagar: Hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed on behalf of a religious organisation of Kashmir's Shia Muslims on Wednesday, a Division Bench of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has on W...

Anaemia cases up by 20 % in J&K Children, Ladakh tops natl chart

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed around 20 percent increase of anaemia cases among the children aged between six months to five years while Ladakh has topped the national chart with 94 percent ...

Probe ordered against retd officers working in CU, Sgr

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government had ordered an inquiry into the matter of allowing retired officers to continue in Cluster University (CU), Srinagar. The Cluster University of Srinagar is...

Govt employees duty to participate in functions

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has directed government officials to attend the Independence Day function in twin capital cities of Srinagar and Jammu saying all government employees are ...

J&K sees 2 covid deaths, 823 cases

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir registered 823 fresh COVID-9 cases on Friday, taking the infection tally in the union territory to 4,68,245, officials said here. Two fresh deaths were also reported due...

Civilian dies, soldier injured in encounter as militants flee

Srinagar: A civilian was killed and a soldier got injured during an anti-militancy operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Friday, officials said. The operation at Redwani has been calle...

‘Irregularities’ in SI recruitment Former JKSSB officials, MO of BSF among 33 booked as CBI conduct searches at 30 locations

Jammu: Medical officer of Border Security Force and three former officials of Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) including under secretary were booked as the Central Bureau of Invest...

JKP joins Union Ministers in marking 3rd anniversary

Jammu: Departing from the relatively muted response to the August 5 anniversary of the revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir over the last two years, several Union Ministers took to T...

Political parties slam GoI, demand rollback of move

Srinagar: The Peoples Democratic Party and the Congress staged protests on Friday to mark the third anniversary of the repeal of Jammu and Kashmir's special status and reiterated their resolve to fig...

3 Years of Article 370 Abrogation Aug 5 to be celebrated as Bhrashtachar Mukti Diwas' in J&K, says LG Sinha

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday said August 5 -- the anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370 -- will be celebrated as Bhrashtachar Mukti Diwas' (corruption-...

Rajiv Gauba gets 1-year extension

New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba was on Friday given one-year extension in service by the government, according to a Personnel Ministry order. This is his second extension on the post. Gaub...

Jawan shoots himself dead

Srinagar: A Border Security Force (BSF) constable allegedly shot himself dead at a camp in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said. N Hazarika, 43, shot himself fatally from...

2 in injured in encounter

Srinagar: An army man and a civilian were injured during an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said. Security forces launched ...

2 killed in rain- related incident

Jammu: Two people died when the shed of a poultry farm collapsed due to heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Friday, officials said. The incident happened in Keerian Gandyal area of...

Agnipath Registration for recruitment in Jmu region to begin today

Jammu: The registration for recruitment of Agniveers' in the Army in the Jammu region will start from Friday at Sunjuwan military station here, officials said. "Online registration for Army Agniveer...

94 graft cases reported in J&K in 2022, says ACB

Srinagar: Srinagar has reported more corruption cases compared to other districts of Jammu and Kashmir in the past seven months, officials said. Every fourth case of graft or misuse of official posi...

Detachment of medical staff by H&ME Rajiv Gandhi Hospital stir hornet’s nest by issuing public notice on shortage of staff

Jammu: The Health and Medical Education Department’s order for cancellation of all attachments of doctors/paramedical staff in Jammu and Kashmir has become controversy within the department. T...

J&K tourism getting big boost after Art 370 abrogation: MHA

Jammu: Union minister G Kishan Reddy on Thursday said Jammu and Kashmir registered a "record footfall" of tourists at airports and sightseeing places in the last several months due to "transformativ...

J&K set to launch e-service record system for employees

SRINAGAR: The government intends to implement an Administrative Management System for government employees in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Under the Administrative Management System, th...

Amarnath pilgrims dismayed to see Nandi Idol around cave ‘relocated’ this year…!

Jammu: As holy Amarnath pilgrimage has reached its conclusive phase, ardent Shiv devotees who have been visiting shrine annually for decades have left with a feeling of unhappiness-ironically not for...

Govt begins process to set up JJB in all districts of J&K

SRINAGAR: The government of Jammu and Kashmir intends to constitute a Juvenile Justice Board in each district of the Union Territory. Following the decision, the government has invited applications ...

J&K’s unemployment rate second highest in country

The unemployment in Jammu Kashmir has been mounted to 20.2 which is the second highest after Haryana with an unemployment rate of 26.9 per cent. Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) has pegge...

Money laundering case JKCA lays claim of attached properties of all accused

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has filed an appeal before a court in Srinagar laying claim on the attached properties of the four main accused in the cricket body money laund...

5 killed, 11injured in road mishap on Jammu-Sgr NH

Jammu: Five persons were killed and 11 others injured, nine of the critically, when a tempo they were travelling in met with an accident along Jammu-Srinagar highway near Kela Morh in Ramban distric...

Development unimaginable without peace, says LG Sinha

Jammu: The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Thursday urged the youth of to tread the path of peace and be a part of the developmental journey of the nation. Addressing the gat...

Non-local labourer killed, 2 injured in militant attack

Srinagar: A labourer from Bihar was killed and two others injured in a grenade attack by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday, police said. Militants lobbed a grenade at a ...

Former Goa CS to head J&K RERA

Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir Government has appointed former chief secretary of Goa, Parimal Rai as the first head of Union Territory’s Real Estates Regulatory Authority (RERA). The Housing & Urban...

Panel framed on energy transition

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday constituted a UT level committee on energy transition headed by Chief Secretary while another committee has been constituted for figuring out impedimen...

J&K sees 779 Covid cases

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir recorded 779 fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday, raising the tally in the union territory to 4,67,422, officials said. One coronavirus-related death was also reported that...

Three militants held in Valley

Srinagar: Security forces on Thursday arrested three uncategorised terrorists in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered incriminating material including arms and ammunition from their p...

Over 29K recruited by J&K govt since 2019, says Centre

Jammu: Three years after the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A from Jammu and Kashmir, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday said 29,806 people were recruited by the Union Territory administratio...

NHAI debt stands at Rs 3.49 lakh crore

New Delhi: The total outstanding debt of state-owned National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) stood at around Rs 3.49 lakh crore as of March 31, 2022, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. In a w...

Restrictions on prepaid roaming to continue in J&K, Ladakh: GoI

Jammu: The Centre today said that the restrictions on prepaid roaming between Union Territories (UTs) of J&K and Ladakh, and the rest of the country would continue for the time being. “There is no...

Mehbooba's new Twitter DP shows tricolour, old J&K flag

Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday put a new Twitter display picture that shows her late father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the national flag and the now...

LG Sinha pays tributes to Jammu’s soldier killed by boulder in U’khand

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday paid his tributes to a soldier who died after being hit by a boulder rolling down a hill near the India-China border in Uttarakha...

Sgr records highest rainfall in June-July in last 122 years

Srinagar: Srinagar recorded the highest rainfall for the months of June and July in 122 years with the city receiving 107 per cent more precipitation than average, a private weather forecaster said o...

Jal Jeevan Mission Tap water still distant dream from many in

Jammu: While many parts of Jammu and Kashmir are reportedly facing the water crisis, the tap water facility is still a distant dream for many households across the Union Territory. However, sources ...

Admin developing 75 heritage, cultural sites

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration is developing 75 sites under a scheme for preservation, conservation, restoration and maintenance of architectural heritage across the union territory, an ...

Lohia appt as DGP J&K prison deptt as 5 IPS officers transfer

Jammu: IPS officer H K Lohia was appointed as the new DGP of the Prisons Department on Wednesday as the Jammu and Kashmir administration ordered transfers and postings of five senior officers. B Sri...

1.06 cr tourists visited J&K in seven months of this year

Jammu: An estimated 1.06 crore tourists have visited Jammu and Kashmir from January to July 3 this year, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Respond...

After 12 yrs, GoI inducts 16 JKAS officers into IAS

Jammu: In a significant move, the Government of India on Wednesday issued a formal notification for appointment of members of Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service (JKAS) into Indian Administrativ...

Pak uses bitcoin for terror funding in J&K, raids conducted, says SIA

Jammu: The State Investigative Agency (SIA) has foiled another attempt of Pakistan for funding terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir through Bitcoin. This is the first time that SIA has established...

Man held for cyber crime

Jammu: A man was arrested by Cyber police Wednesday for allegedly sharing morphed pictures and videos of a woman here, police said. Akshay Dogra, a resident of Gangyal, was nabbed by a special team ...

Search ops in forests of jmu

Jammu: A joint search operation was launched in the forests of Budhal in Rajouri and Surankote in Poonch district on Wednesday after locals reported suspicious movement of unidentified people, offici...

750 held under UAPA in J&K

Jammu : A total of 4,690 people including 750 from Jammu and Kashmir were arrested under the anti-terror law UAPA between 2018 to 2020 but just 149 were convicted under it in the three year period, U...

J&K logs 739 COVID cases

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 739 fresh cases of Covid-19, pushing the number of active cases to 4,846 while no more death was reported in the UT in the last 24 hours and death t...

Six Pak military officials killed in helicopter crash

New Delhi: Six Pakistani military officials, including XII Corps Commander Lt. General Sarfraz Ali, were killed Monday night in a helicopter crash in Balochistan. The Pakistani military on Tuesday r...

CAA will be implemented after Covid-19 vaccine drive: Shah

New Delhi, August 2: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will be implemented after the COVID-19 precaution dose vaccination programme is completed. ...

SP Group sells entire stake in Jammu highway project

New Delhi: The Shapoorji Pallonji Group on Tuesday announced the divestment of its entire shareholding in SP Jammu Udhampur Highway Ltd to the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) for ...

Govt asks sub registrars for timely registration of docs

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government has strictly ordered Sub Registrars of the Revenue Department to conduct the registration of documents uploaded by citizens on the appointed date and time. ...

APUM doing spade work for ‘seat sharing’ …..….?

Jammu: In what can be politically deciphered as warming up for electoral understanding much ahead of Assembly polls in J&K, All Parties United Morcha, an amalgam of non BJP parties has begun its ‘exe...

7 crore pages of revenue records digitised in J&K

Srinagar: About 7.70 crore pages of revenue records and 55,216 'Musavis' (maps) have been digitised in Jammu and Kashmir as part of a flagship initiative to bring transparency and ease in obtaining l...

Admin orders deployment of staff for smooth sailing

As the preparations for the assembly elections for Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir are reportedly underway, the government has ordered deployment of staff in this regard directing the respective...

Ladakh admin steps up protocol for Councillors

Leh: Taking serious note of instances where courtesies have not been extended to Councillors of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Councils (LAHDCs) and protocol has not been followed during vari...

Ladakh, India’s solar capital, fails to generate single unit of solar energy in last four years

Jammu: Union Territory of Ladakh, which is considered as solar capital of the country, has drawn a blank in solar power generation as not even a single unit of electricity generated through solar ene...

LG asks pilgrims to perform Amarnath yatra before Aug 5

Jammu: The Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday advised the devotees to visit holy cave and pay obeisance at Shri Amarnath shrine before August 5 citing inclement weather. “Over three la...

Mughal Road shuts for traffic

Jammu: Vehicular traffic on the historic Mughal Road in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir was suspended on Tuesday after it was hit by a massive landslide, officials said. The road, which connect...

Bomb hurled at police post

Jammu: A bomb was hurled at a police post in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district early Tuesday, police sources said. No casualties have been reported in the explosion. The crude bomb was hurled at ...

BSF open fires at flying object

Jammu: The BSF opened fire at a flying object near the International Border (IB) in Kanachak sector of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior official said on Tuesday. The unidentified flying object with a bli...

J&K reports 741 cases, 1 death

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 741 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, raising the tally in the union territory to 4,65,904, officials said. A fresh death was also reported which pushed the toll to...

Govt invites application for CWC chairperson, members

SRINAGAR: The government on Monday invites applications for appointment as Chairperson and Member(s) of the Child Welfare Committee in each district of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Furt...

J&K receive surplus rains as monsoon picks up pace

Jammu: The rain gods have been kind this ongoing monsoon season in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in the month of July as it has received 571 mm rainfall in Jammu which is about 250 mm more than the n...

Yasin Malik ends hunger strike, says Jail officials

New Delhi: Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik who was on hunger strike in Tihar Jail for the last 10 days discontinued his fasting on Monday evening after he was informed that his demands have be...

Zero probability of India getting into recession or stagflation: FM

New Delhi: India does not face any risk of either recession or stagflation as its macroeconomic fundamentals are "perfect", Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asserted in the Lok Sabha on Monday. I...

Digital governance ensures fair governance: Chief Secy

Jammu: Asserting that the Digital governance ensures fair governance, the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta asked people to avail the benefits of 200 online services launched by admi...

Govt considering proposal of exam based promotions in SED

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government is mulling introducing a procedure wherein the promotion of teachers, masters, lecturers, administrators and officers in the School Education Department Jam...

J&K sees 397 new cases, 1 more death

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir reported 703 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Momday pushing the number of active cases to 4,551 while one more death was reported taking the death toll to 4,772. Among 3...

Congress mulls to seize BJP’s ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign

Jammu: Aiming to boost morale of party cadre ahead of possible assembly polls as well as to seize Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP’s) led government’s ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, ongress party is all se...

Ladakh in race with Delhi to launch country’s first hydrogen bus service

Jammu: The Leh capital of Union Territory of Ladakh is in the race with the national capital Delhi to launch the country's first hydrogen bus service to be operated by the National Thermal Power Corp...

GoI cancels J&K’s ‘Asikni’ festival, following row over invitation poster

Jammu: The Union government on Monday has cancelled ‘Asikni’ festival-a grand celebration of the ancient heritage and syncretic culture of Jammu and Kashmir, following a massive outrage erupted over...

SFs destroys mines shell

Poonch: Army on Monday recovered and later destroyed two anti-personnel mines and 51mm motor shell in Poonch district. Official said that army’s 49 RR recovered two anti-personnel mines at Keri Top ...

Srinagar-Leh highway closed

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Leh highway was closed for traffic on Monday early morning after multiple landslides, triggered by heavy rains, hit near Zojila Pass, officials said here. An official said tha...

Employee held in graft case

Baramulla: A government employee working in the Rural development Department (RDD) was caught redhanded for accepting a bribe of Rs 4000 in Baramulla by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday, offici...

Schools shut in Surankote

Jammu: Flash floods triggered by heavy rains hit areas of Surankote town in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Monday, prompting authorities to shut educational institutions and sound an alert, o...