Politics

Wednesday, May 5, 2021Jailed Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman Ashraf Sehrai passes away at Jammu hospital

Jammu, May 5: Chairman Tehreek e Hurriyat, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai Wednesday passed away at a Jammu hospital a day after he was admitted there.
Sehrai, who was booked under PSA in July last year and was lodged in Udhampur jail, was on Tuesday admitted to GMC Jammu after his health deteriorated. As per reports, he was suffering from multiple ailments.

Officals reported this afternoon that Sehra

 

Wednesday, May 5, 2021Govt identifies 581 sites for setting up medical oxygen plants in various states

Jammu, May 5: Government has identified 581 sites for setting up additional Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) medical oxygen plants in various states. In a series of tweets, Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) will be the nodal agency for executing civil and electrical work for these plants and will complete them on war footing.

He

 

Wednesday, May 5, 2021LG for enhancing beds with oxygen support in peripheral hospitals

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday directed the union territory administration to increase COVID beds with oxygen support in peripheral hospitals, an official spokesperson said.

Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded its biggest single-day spike with 4,650 fresh COVID cases, taking the tally to 1,91,869, even as 37 fatalities over the last 24 hours took the toll to 2,45

 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021J&K BJP leader served showcause after outburst against Union minister

JAMMU: Senior Jammu and Kashmir BJP leader and former MLC Vikram Randhawa got a showcause notice by the party’s disciplinary committee, hours after he levelled corruption charges against Union minister Jitendra Singh.

Randhawa has been asked to reply within two days along with any evidence to prove his claim.

Randhawa, who is the president of Stone Crusher Owners Association, levelled serio

 

Monday, May 3, 2021Kashmir leaders hail victory of Mamata in West Bengal polls

SRINAGAR: As Mamata Banerjee lead All India Trinamool Congress party registers a landslide victory for the third consecutive term in the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections, reaction poured in from major mainstream politicians of Jammu & Kashmir. Former Chief Minister and Vice President of the National Conference, Omar Abdullah while congratulating Mamata wrote on twitter, Heartiest congratulatio

 

Sunday, May 2, 2021Mamata Banerjee pays tribute to Satyajit Ray on his 100th birth anniversary

Jammu, May 2: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday took to Twitter and paid tribute to legendary director Satyajit Ray on his 100th birth anniversary.

Celebrities and netizens have also taken to the social media to pay tribute to the icon.

Banerjee began her tribute with one of the most popular lines of Ray's musicals -- "Goopi Gyne Bagha Byne" -- Maharaja Tomare Selam (Salu

 

Sunday, May 2, 2021Centre extends IT compliance deadlines

NEW DELHI: The Government on Saturday extended timelines for various income tax compliances, including the filing of belated or revised return for the 2019-20 fiscal, till May 31.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said it had received representations from various stakeholders for relaxation on compliance requirements.
“In view of the adverse circumstances arising due to the severe COVID-

 

Sunday, May 2, 2021EX- BGSBU VC passes away

RAJOURI: Former Vice Chancellor of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri professor Irshad Ahmad Hamal passed away at Jammu after a brief illness today.
Dean Academic Affairs, Dean of Students, Registrar , Dean of various schools, Heads of various departments, Faculty members,Officers and staff of the University condoled the sad demise of Prof Irshad Ahmed Hamal and expressed their solidari

 

Sunday, May 2, 2021Jitendra recovers

NEW DELHI: After recovering from COVID-19, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on May 1 said that he has been discharged from Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon. Singh, who holds multiple portfolios, including Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office and is also the Lok Sabha member from Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur constituency, had tested positive for the virus on April 20. While taking to Twitter on

 

Saturday, May 1, 2021SC allows counting of votes in UP Panchayat polls

New Delhi, May 1: The Supreme Court on Saturday refused to put a stay on the counting of votes for the Uttar Pradesh Panchayat elections.

The four-phase panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh ended on Thursday and the counting is scheduled to begin from Sunday morning, May 2.

"We reject the request for deferring the counting by recording the submissions of the SEC that all protocols will be obser