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Friday, February 23, 2024SIA files fourth supplement chargesheet against six accused in narco-terror funding case

Srinagar, Feb 23: The State Investigation Agency (SIA) Jammu has filed a fourth supplementary chargesheet against six more accused in a case relating to terror funding in India, taking the total toll of accused to eighteen.

In a statement issued, the agency said that Mohd Sharief Chechi, Farooq Ahmad Jungal, and Saif Din who were arrested by SIA recently have been charge-sheeted under variou


Friday, February 23, 2024Mind Games Would Be Played: Jaishankar On China’s Approach Towards Bilateral Ties

New Delhi, Feb 23: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said arriving at an equilibrium and maintaining it is going to be one of the “biggest challenges” for India-China ties even as he asserted that the immediate issue at hand was Beijing’s departure from laid down norms triggering the border row in eastern Ladakh.

In an interactive session at the Raisina Dialogue, he cautioned ag


Friday, February 23, 2024Internet Curb In J&K : SC Directs Publication Of Review Orders, Says It Can’t Be Empty Formality

NEW DELHI, Feb 23: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Jammu and Kashmir administration to publish the review orders of the special committee under the Union Home Secretary on restoration of internet services in the Union Territory, saying the review cannot be an empty formality.

A three-judge bench of Justices B R Gavai, J B Pardiwala and Sandeep Mehta, however, said the deliberations o


Friday, February 23, 2024Artificial Intelligence Revolutionising Clinical Medicine, Need For Optimum Integration: Dr Jitendra

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today said that Artificial Intelligence is revolutionising clinical medicine at a very fast pace and there is an urgent need for optimum integration between the existing and the newer tools of patient care.

At the same time, he said, int


Friday, February 23, 2024LG Sinha Stresses On Developing Workforce To Meet Industry Demands, Solve Local Challenges

SRINAGAR, Feb 23: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday called upon education institutes to develop a specialised workforce that would meet the industry demands and would also be capable of solving local challenges.

Addressing an event at the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, after inaugurating the new girls’ hostel here, Sinha said that the facility was “dedica


Thursday, February 22, 2024Make ‘Amul’ Producer GCMMF World’s Biggest Dairy Company: PM Modi To Stakeholders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed to farmers and other stakeholders associated with the cooperative sector to make GCMMF, which owns the ‘Amul’ brand, the world’s number one dairy company from its current eighth position.

He was addressing nearly one lakh people, mostly cattle rearers and farmers, gathered at the Narendra Modi stadium in Motera area of Ahmedabad for the golden


Thursday, February 22, 2024Administrative Council Approves Start-Up Policy 2024-27 For J&K

JAMMU, Feb 22: Administrative Council (AC) met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved J&K start-up policy 2024-27 in supersession to the Start-up Policy notified in the year 2018. The policy has the objective of setting up 2000 new Start-ups in Jammu & Kashmir in the next 5 years.

Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor; Atal Dulloo, Chief Se


Thursday, February 22, 2024Successful Rescue Operation In Gulmarg After Avalanche Strikes Army Ridge: J&K Govt

GULMARG, Feb 22: A collaborative effort between the Gulmarg Ski Patrol of Tourism Department, J&K and J&K Police resulted in the successful rescue of a group comprising six Russian skiers and one local guide following an avalanche at the higher reaches of Gulmarg, known as Army Ridge.

Despite the valiant efforts of the rescue team, one Russian skier tragically lost his life due to the avalanch


Thursday, February 22, 2024Khelo India Winter Games : Nisith Pramanik Flags Off Women’s Mountain Ski Event

GULMARG, Feb 22: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs and Youth Affairs & Sports, Nisith Pramanik today flagged off women’s mountain ski event at Kongdoori Phase 1 here during the ongoing 4th edition of Khelo India Winter Games.

After flagging off the event, the Union Minister appreciated the enthusiasm and talent of participating female skiers and encouraged them to pursue their passion f


Thursday, February 22, 2024Pension Reforms Introduced With Sensitive Concern For Elder Citizens, Women: Dr Jitendra

NEW DELHI, Feb 22 : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today said, ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took charge in May 2014, a series of pension reforms had been introduced, one after the other, with a sensitive concern for elder citizens and women in particular.



Wednesday, February 21, 2024PPP, PML-N Strike Power-Sharing Deal In Pakistan; Shehbaz To Be PM, Zardari President

ISLAMABAD, Feb 21: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the Pakistan Peoples Party have finally agreed on a power-sharing deal to form a coalition Government led by former Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, a move that could effectively sideline their arch-rival, Imran Khan.

Both the PML-N and the PPP won fewer seats in Parliament than candidates backed by jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan i


Tuesday, February 20, 2024Pregnant woman evacuated in J&K’s Sopore amid heavy snowfall

Srinagar, Feb 20: Responding promptly to a distress call, police in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district evacuated a pregnant woman amidst heavy snowfall on Tuesday morning, a police official said.

Sopore police received a call from Shamshad Ahmad Mir, a resident of Zethan Dangiwacha, requesting urgent medical evacuation of his pregnant wife, who was in a critical condition, the official sai


Monday, February 19, 2024Study reveals risk-reducing mastectomy (RRM) may reduce breast cancer mortality

A study co-led by Professor Kelly Metcalfe of the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and researchers from the Familial Breast Cancer Research Unit at Women’s College Hospital discovered that risk-reducing mastectomies (RRM) in women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic variant significantly reduces the risk of breast cancer diagnosis and death.

The study, published in the British Journal of Cancer


Monday, February 19, 2024Police intensifies crackdown on human trafficking, arrested four in Budgam, Pattan

Srinagar, Feb 19: Police on Monday said that it have arrested four persons involved in human trafficking in Kashmir.

A Police spokesperson said that on 14-02-2024, Police Post Soibugh received a call from a source regarding a non-local lady wandering aimlessly in the Arath area of District Budgam seeking help. Accordingly a Police team from PP Soibugh was deputed to the said place and recovere


Monday, February 19, 2024J&K High Court Expresses Dismay Over Prolonged Power Outage At Srinagar Bench, Requests Chief Secy For Permanent Solution

JAMMU, Feb 19: In a significant move to address the critical infrastructural challenges faced by the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh at Srinagar, the court has requested the Chief Secretary of J&K to work out means to ensure an interrupted supply of electricity to the court.

The directions came when the High Court, situated in Srinagar, encountered a power outage during court hours, p


Monday, February 19, 2024People Of J&K Have Natural Connect With Modi: Dr Jitendra

JAMMU, February 19 : “People of Jammu & Kashmir have a natural connect with PM Modi”.

This was stated here today by Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh while speaking to media during the on-the-spot final review of arrangements for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s programme at Maulana Azad Stadium here tomorrow.

The Minister was accompanied by senior officials of Govt of India and a team of J&K


Monday, February 19, 2024JKDMA Issues Avalanche Warning For 10 Districts In Next 24 Hours

Srinagar, Feb 19: Amid inclement weather with rain and snow, the authorities on Monday issued an avalanche warning in the higher reaches of ten districts of Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours, officials said.

The Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority (JKDMA) said a “low danger” level avalanche is likely to occur at 2500 metres above sea level in the higher reaches of Anantnag