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Ashura processions in Budgam: Police issue traffic advisory

Srinagar, Aug 8: Police in Budgam on Monday issued a traffic advisory in view of Ashura processions scheduled to be carried out in the central Kashmir district. Traffic advisory: In view of 10t...

RAMBAN POLICE RESCUED 87 BOVINE ANIMALS UNDER OPERATION “KAMDHENU”

Ramban, 8 Aug: Acting tough against the bovine smugglers and to curb the bovine smuggling menace in District Ramban, Ramban police acting on the specific inputs regarding the transportation of bovine...

Fatigue, headache among top lingering symptoms months after COVID-19: Study

London, Aug 8: Fatigue and headache were the most common symptoms reported by people an average of over four months after recovering from COVID-19, according to a study. The research, recently pub...

Gold gains Rs 97; silver jumps Rs 527

New Delhi, Aug 8: Gold in the national capital on Monday rose by Rs 97 to Rs 52,490 per 10 gram amid rise in international precious metal prices along with depreciation in rupee, according to HDFC Se...

Policeman shoots self dead inside court complex in J-K's Doda

Doda/Jammu, Aug 8: A policeman allegedly shot himself dead with his service rifle at a court complex in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, officials said on Monday. Special Police Officer (SPO) Gu...

PM hails Naidu's witty one-lines as RS bids farewell to vice president

New Delhi, Aug 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said M Venkaiah Naidu's witty one-liners were "revered, and never countered", and hailed his highly productive five-year term as vice president o...

Fahadh Faasil's Malayankunju' to stream on Prime Video from Aug 11

Mumbai, Aug 8: Actor Fahadh Faasil's survival drama film Malayankunju will make its OTT debut on Prime Video on August 11, the streamer announced Monday. The Malayalam-language film is written by ...

Gippy Grewal says Dharma didn’t inform him before using his vocals for Nach Punjaban: ‘Don’t know what competition they had…’

Singer Gippy Grewal explained the messy controversy surrounding his song Nach Punjaban, which featured in the film JugJugg Jeeyo. The singer revealed that he didn’t even know that his vocals had been...

US’ Boston to mark 75th anniversary of India’s Independence with two-day extravaganza

In one-of-its-kind celebrations, the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence will be observed in Boston with participation from 32 countries and will feature an airplane carrying a 220-feet US-India...

SBI shares fall over 3% after Q1 earnings

Shares of State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday fell over 3 per cent in the morning trade after it posted a 7 per cent decline in standalone net profit for the first quarter of the current financial ye...

Sensex rises around 100 points in early deals, Nifty above 17,400-mark

The benchmark indices on the BSE and national Stock Exchange (NSE) opened on a choppy note with marginal gains on Monday amid weak global cues. At 9:29 am, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 96.09 points (...

BOOKS YOU DEFINITELY SHOULDN’T MISS THIS MONSOON

1) “Alive!: Lifestyle Changes to Age-Proof Your Mind and Body” by Rachna Chhachhi (Self Help Book| Format: Paperback/Kindle | MRP: 154 INR) BLURB: It's not about the years you live, it's about ...

Alia Bhatt talks about relationship with mother-in-law Neetu Kapoor: ‘She says I’m not your saas, but your friend’

Alia Bhatt was all praise for mother-in-law Neetu Kapoor and called her ‘ so cool’. In a recent interview, she opened up about how their relationship has evolved and mentioned that it will only get d...

NIA carries out raids in Doda, Jammu against JeI members in terror funding case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at multiple places in Jammu and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir against members of banned Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) in a terror ...

35-yr-old woman found dead in Kulgam, 2nd incident in two days

Kulgam, Aug 8: A 35-year-old woman was found hanging near her native village in Yarikhan area of Damhal Hanjipora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday morning, officials said here. The spo...

Active Covid cases in country rise to 1,35,510

New Delhi, Aug 8: With 16,167 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,41,61,899, while the active cases have increased to 1,35,510, accordi...

Light to moderate rain likely in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 8: Light to moderate rain will occur at scattered places during the next 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, the Meteorological (MeT) Department said on Monday. Weather remained cloudy in...

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...

SSLV satellites placed in wrong orbit; no longer usable

Update: SSLV D1 placed satellites into elliptical orbit instead of circular orbit, satellites no longer usable, says ISRO. Failure of a logic to identify a sensor failure and go for salvage action ca...

SpiceJet flyers walk on Delhi airport’s tarmac after waiting for bus for 45 min; DGCA probe begins

A significant number of passengers who disembarked from SpiceJet’s Hyderabad-Delhi flight on Saturday night walked on the airport’s tarmac as the airline could not provide a bus for around 45 minutes...

Holiday on account of Ashoora postponed

Srinagar Aug 7: The J&K administration on Sunday postponed the holiday on account of Ashoora, the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (RA), the grandson of the Holy Prophet (SAW)observed on the 10t...

Honoured to be onboard India's 1st Indigenous Aircraft Carrier: Mohanlal after IAC Vikrant visit

Kochi, Aug 7: Superstar Mohanlal has expressed his gratitude after he visited Vikrant, the country's first indigenously built aircraft carrier. The 62-year-old actor visited the soon-to-be-commiss...

Amitabh Bachchan shares 'Uunchai' first look, calls film 'a journey that celebrates friendship'

Mumbai, Aug 7: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday unveiled the first poster of his upcoming film "Uunchai", billed as an ode to friendship. The 79-year-old actor took to Twitter to share a still ...

A change in attitude and approach was required after last year's T20 World Cup: Rohit

Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 7: A disastrous campaign in the last T20 World Cup has forced the Indian team to bring about a radical change in its attitude and approach, skipper Rohit Sharma has said. ...

Cop injured in attack by suspected cattle smugglers in J-K's Kathua

Kathua/Jammu, Aug 7: 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 ro...

Next Vice President: EC issues certificate of election to Dhankhar

New Delhi, Aug 7: The Election Commission on Sunday issued a certificate announcing the election of NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar as the 14th vice president of India. Chief Election Commissioner ...

PM Modi congratulates CWG medal winners

New Delhi, Aug 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded the medal-winning efforts of several athletes at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham after a string of podium finishes for Indians. ...

Eight JKAS officers transferred

Srinagar Aug 7: The J&K administration on Sunday transferred eight JKAS officers in the civil administration. Sartaj Hussain, Deputy Secretary to the Government, Industries and Commerce Department...

India records 40 new Covid fatalities

New Delhi, Aug 7: With 18,738 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's tally of COVID-19 cases has risen to 4,41,45,732 while the active cases have increased to 1,34,933, according...

Mainly dry weather likely in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 7: Weather is likely to remain mainly dry with light rain at isolated places during the next 24 hours, said the Meteorological (MeT) Department on Sunday. The weather remained dry in...

ISRO’s maiden SSLV blasts off; suffers ‘data loss’ at terminal stage

ISRO Chairman S Somanath on Sunday informed the space agency’s maiden Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) suffered “data loss” at the terminal stage, although three stages “performed and separated,...

Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with ‘bot’ info

Elon Musk said Saturday his planned $44 billion takeover of Twitter should move forward if the company can confirm some details about how it measures whether user accounts are ‘spam bots’ or real peo...

Akasa Air commences operations in India, first flight takes off from Mumbai

Akasa Air commenced operations in India on Sunday with its first flight taking off from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. The flight operations were inaugurated from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International ...

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....

FICCI FLO JKL presents GULBAHAR- THE RAKHI EDIT

Jammu: Founding Chairperson of FICCI FLO Jammu -Kashmir & Ladakh, Kunwarani Ritu Singh, has created “GULBAHAR” which is a collective of women led brands and incredible stories behind them. Inspired b...

Alok Kumar, IPS, Addl. DGP assumes charge of Director Fire & Emergency Services UT J&K

Jammu: In pursuance to Government Order, Shri Alok Kumar, IPS, Addl. Director General of Police assumed charge of Director Fire & Emergency Services UT J&K today. On this occasion a warm welcome was ...

Teacher Among 4 Injured As LPG Cylinder Catches Fire

SRINAGAR: A teacher and a cook were among four injured persons after an LPG cylinder caught fire in a government school in Kotranka area of Rajouri district on Saturday. Quoting an official the ne...

Google Meet may soon offer integrations with YouTube, Spotify and UNO!

Few days ago, Google started rolling out the Meet-Duo merger to Android and iOS users. While the tech giant is working on renaming Duo to Meet sometime later this year, it looks like the Meet team is...

Black income of ‘over Rs 200-cr’ detected in I-T raids on TN film producers, financiers: CBDT

The income-tax department has detected “undisclosed” income of more than Rs 200 crore after it recently raided some film producers, distributors and financiers in Tamil Nadu, the CBDT said on Saturda...

Playing in different conditions will help during T20 World Cup preparation, feels Karthik

Wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik feels playing in different conditions on the Caribbean tour will stand India in good stead while preparing for the various challenges Australian grounds will pose d...

Vice Presidential Election 2022 Polling: Home Minister Amit Shah, others cast vote

Srinagar, Aug 6: With the term of incumbent M Venkaiah Nauru ending on August 10, members of both Houses of Parliament are voting to elect the next Vice-President of India on Saturday. Besides Pri...

SBI net profit dips 7 pc to Rs 6,068 cr in Q1

New Delhi, Aug 6: The country's biggest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Saturday posted a 7 per cent decline in standalone net profit at Rs 6,068 crore for the first quarter of the current financ...

With surge in July, US recovers the jobs lost in the pandemic

US job growth accelerated in July across nearly all industries, restoring nationwide employment to its pre-pandemic level, despite widespread expectations of a slowdown as the Federal Reserve raises ...

WhatsApp might soon get a ‘login approval’ feature similar to Instagram and Facebook

Over the years, WhatsApp is something we have all grown accustomed to. In many ways, it has become an integral part of our daily lives. However, with WhatsApp now being widely used in things like off...

Worried', Div Com Kashmir says watching Covid situation closely

Srinagar: Amid the major spike in Covid cases, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang Kundbarao Pole on Friday said the administration was worried and closely watching the evolving Covid-19 si...

Partly cloudy weather, light rain likely in J&K: MeT deptt

Srinagar, Aug 6: The Meteorological (MeT) department on Saturday forecast partly cloudy sky with light rain at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir during next 24 hours. "Partly cloudy weather wit...

Eight students injured as minibus falls into gorge in J&K's Udhampur

Srinagar Aug 6: At least eight students were injured after a mini bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a gorge near Massora in J&K's Udhampur district on Saturday. ...

COVID-19: India records 19,400 new cases, 49 deaths

New Delhi, Aug 6: With 19,406 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,41,26,994, while active cases declined to 1,34,793, according to the Union ...

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...

UP farmer’s daughter Rupal Chaudhary becomes first Indian to win twin medals at World U-20 Athletics

Rupal Chaudhary created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to win two medals at the World U20 Athletics Championship as she followed up her 4x400m relay silver with a bronze medal in the wo...

Deepika Padukone on battle with depression: Would break down for no reason, was suicidal

Actor Deepika Padukone, who is the founder of mental health NGO The Live Love Laugh Foundation, recently revisited the time when she was struggling with depression. The actor said that it is her moth...

Indices settle with marginal gains, Sensex rises 89 points on RBI rate hike

The topline equity indices on BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) trimmed their intraday gains and ended marginally higher on Friday after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiked its repo rate by 50 ...

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann lays foundation of medical institute in Sangrur

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann Friday laid the foundation stone of the Sant Attar Singh State Institute of Medical Sciences in Sangrur’s Mastuana Sahib. The medical facility will come up on a 25...

RBI MPC Meeting Live Updates: Inflation has peaked and will moderate, says Shaktikanta Das

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on Friday hiked the repo rate by 50 basis points (bps) to 5.40 per cent with immediate effect, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announced...

Every institution in India under BJP-RSS control, says Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

Days after Opposition parties termed the Supreme Court’s judgment in the PMLA case a “dangerous verdict”, senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said Friday that “all the institutions of India are in th...

Over 88 pc drop in law and order incidents in Kashmir since Article 370 abrogation: Police

Srinagar, Aug 5: Law and order incidents in Kashmir have dropped by over 88 per cent in three years since the revocation of the erstwhile state's special status compared to the preceding three years,...

Army soldier, civilian injured in Kulgam gunfight

Srinagar Aug 5: An army soldier and a civilian were injured during an ongoing gunfight in Redwani area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Friday. "KulgamEncounterUpdate: One Army Jawan and one ...

DGP inaugurates containerized shooting range, flags off bullet resistant light motor vehicles

Srinagar, August 5: The Director General of Police, J&K Dilbag Singh Thursday inaugurated Containerized Shooting Range besides flagged off Bullet Resistant, Marksman Tactical Intervention Light Motor...

Kulgam Gunfight: One Army Personnel Injured, Operation Continues

Srinagar, August 05: An Army trooper has been injured in an ongoing gunfight in Redwani area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday. A top police officer told that a army personnel was injur...

India records 70 new Covid fatalities

New Delhi, Aug 5: With 20,551 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's tally of COVID-19 cases has risen to 4,41,07,588, while the active cases have declined to 1,35,364, according...

Partly cloudy sky, light rain at isolated places in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 5: The weather remained mainly dry in Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours as the Met Department said on Friday that partly cloudy sky with light rain at isolated places is likely...

Traffic Police issues diversion plan in view of inauguration of renovated Bakhshi Stadium

Srinagar Aug 5: Traffic Police on Friday issued a traffic diversion plan for motorists in view of inauguration of the renovated Bakhshi Stadium in Srinagar. A Traffic Police official said a large ...

Narrow escape for dumper driver as bridge collapses in Narbal Budgam

Srinagar, Aug 5: A driver of a dumper had a narrow escape after a dilapidated bridge he was traveling on collapsed in Narbal area of central Kashmir's Budgam district on Friday, officials said. Th...

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...

Long wait over, induction of JKAS Officers into IAS notified by the DoPT

#SRINAGAR: The Department of Personnel and Trainings, Ministry of Personnel and Public Grievances and Pensions, Govt. of India today issued a formal notification for appointment of members of Jammu a...

700 MHz band is important for 5G

• Jio is the only operator to buy 700 MHz band spectrum • It is considered to be the premium band for 5G in Europe and America • Standalone 5G network is possible on 700 MHz band • Excellent data ...

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...

Health ministry releases dos and don’ts to prevent contracting monkeypox

With rising cases of monkeypox in the country, the Union health ministry on Wednesday released a list of dos and don’ts to avoid contracting the disease. It also underlined that anyone can catch...

Dia Mirza’s emotional note on niece Tanya’s death: ‘Like a first born child to me’

Actor Dia Mirza took to Instagram on Tuesday and shared an emotional post, remembering her niece Tanya Kakde, who passed away in a car accident recently. Dia, who was very close to Tanya, wrote in ...

Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan will have ‘serious implications’ for regional peace: Pakistan

Lending its support to its all-weather ally China, Pakistan on Wednesday said US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan will have “serious implications” for regional peace and stability. Pel...

Biography of President Droupadi Murmu to release later this year

A biography of Droupadi Murmu, India’s youngest President and the first to be born after Independence, will hit the stands later this year, Penguin Random House India (PRHI) announced Tuesday. Tou...

Financial inclusion index inches up, all sub-indices rise: RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said that India’s financial inclusion index (FI-Index) for the year ended March 31, 2022 improved to 56.4 from 53.9 in the previous year, with growth seen a...

Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid have given India players more freedom and security, says Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya, the India vice-captain for the ongoing West Indies T20I series, has credited skipper Rohit Sharma and head coach Rahul Dravid for ensuring increased freedom, security and communication...

Co-founder & tech team head Bhavik Koladiya quits BharatPe

BharatPe co-founder Bhavik Koladiya, who was working with the payments company as a consultant overseeing its technology and product functions, has resigned. “Bhavik Koladiya has been associated w...

World U20 Athletics Championships: Indian mixed 4×400 relay team sets Asian record by winning silver

The Indian mixed 4×400 relay team set an Asian record by winning a silver medal here at World U20 Athletics Championships. The mixed relay team of Barath Sridhar, Priya Mohan, Kapil, and Rupal Chaudh...

Five IPS officers transferred in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 3: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered transfer and postings of five IPS officers in the police administration with immediate effect. According to an order, B. Srin...

India records 17,135 fresh COVID-19 cases, 47 fatalities

New Delhi, Aug 3: With 17,135 new coronavirus infections reported in a day, India's infection tally rose to 4,40,67,144, while the active cases have declined to 1,37,057, according to the Union healt...

Dry, partly cloudy weather likely in J&K: MeT deptt

Srinagar, Aug 3: The Meteorological (MeT) department on Wednesday forecast dry and partly cloudy weather in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. "Weather is likely to remain dry and partly ...

Searches launched after VDC members fire at 'suspected' persons in Rajouri village

Rajouri Aug 3: Security forces last night launched a cordon and search operation in Budhal area of J&K's Rajouri district after some Village Defence Committee (VDC) members fired at "suspicious" pers...

SC seeks response of Centre, CVC on pleas challenging extension of tenure of ED head

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response of the Centre and the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on a batch of petitions challenging the extension of tenure of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) d...

Verification of ITR timeline reduced to 30 days from 120: I-T dept order

The Income Tax department has reduced the time limit for e-verification or hard copy submission of the ITR-V, post filing of returns by taxpayers, from the current 120 days to 30 days, beginning Augu...

Country battling ‘epidemic of unemployment’ but govt polishing image of ‘arrogant king’: Rahul

The country is battling an “epidemic of unemployment” with crores of families left with no means of a stable income but the government is spending billions just to polish the image of an “arrogant ki...

Amit Shah says will implement CAA once Covid vaccination drive is over

Union Home Minister Amit Shah Tuesday said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act that seeks to give citizenship to illegal migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan who are Hindus, Sikhs, Bud...

Indian mixed 4x400m relay team sets Asian junior record in World U20 Athletics meet

The Indian mixed 4×400 relay team set an Asian junior record en route qualifying for the final at the World U-20 Athletics Championships here. The Indian quartet of Barath Sridhar, Priya Mohan, Ka...

Dry humid weather likely in J&K: MeT

Srinagar, Aug 2: Mainly dry and humid weather is likely during the next 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, the Meteorological (MeT) department said on Tuesday. "Dry humid weather is likely in J&K duri...

Active Covid cases in country dip to 1,39,792

New Delhi, Aug 2: With 13,734 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's tally of COVID-19 cases has risen to 4,40,50,009, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tues...

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...