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Hope SC takes long, hard look at the order: Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah Friday expressed hope that the Supreme Court will take a “long hard look” at the legality of the Government of India’s order which allows government agencies to intercept “any information” contained in any computer system.“Given that the government has now authorised multiple […]

6 terrorists killed in encounter in Pulwama

Six terrorists were killed in an encounter Saturday morning with security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Arampora village in Awantipora area of the south Kashmir district this morning following specific intelligence about the presence of terrorists there, a […]

Newly-elected J&K sarpanches call on Modi

A delegation of 48 newly-elected sarpanches of panchayats from Jammu and Kashmir called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday and sought his assistance for the development of the state.Led by chairman Shafiq Mir of All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC), an apex body of panchayat leaders of the […]

Aasiya’s plea against solitary confinement: HC seeks reply from GoI, jail authorities

 The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought response of the Government of India (GoI) and the prison authorities on a plea by Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) chief Aasiya Andrabi, arrested in a case of allegedly waging war against the country with support from Pakistan, challenging her solitary confinement.Besides Andrabi, her associates Sofi Fehmeeda […]

Pak’s Senate passes resolution condemning Pulwama killings

 Pakistan’s Senate or Upper House on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution condemning the violence in Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday that resulted in the death of seven civilians.The resolution moved by Pakistan People’s Party leader Sherry Rehman also reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to continue its “moral and diplomatic support” to the […]

Parliament Schedule for Tuesday, December 18

Lok Sabha Bills to be introduced:  * The National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill  2018  Bills for consideration and passing: *The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2018 *The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018  – Discussion on natural calamities in various parts of  the country particularly in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and  […]

Govt’s intense pressure on RBI could undermine India’s long-term financial stability: S&P

i Indian government’s “sustained and intense” pressure on the RBI could “undermine” the hard-fought improvements in the banking system over the past few years as well as the long-term financial stability in the country, S&P Global Ratings warned on Monday. In particular, S&P Global Ratings views as credit negative the circumstances […]

NC leader exhorts people to unite for peace in J&K

 A senior National Conference (NC) leader on Sunday cautioned the people against the “divisive politics” and said harmony was an imperative for steering Jammu and Kashmir to a new era of peace, prosperity and development. “Polarisation may have short-term gains for opportunistic elements in the political arena, but ultimately it […]

Meghwal conducts public interaction programme at Udhampur; inaugurates various developmental works

As a part of the public outreach programme launched by the Central Government for the Union Territory of J&K, Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Culture, Arjun Ram Meghwal today conducted an exhaustive public outreach programme at Udhampur. The Union Minister inaugurated various developmental works and projects and […]

Dronacharya Awardee Ismail Baig calls on Div Com, discusses water sports activities in Jammu province

Dronacharya Awardee Ismail Baig along with national Coach, Bilques Mir today called upon Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer to discuss the water sports related activities in Jammu province. The Dronacharya Awardee Ismail Baig and National Coach Bilques Mir apprised the Div Com about their recent visits to the Mansar, […]

Lt Governor hands over Individual and Community Forest Rights certificates to members of Tribal Communities

         In a historic step that has the potential to transform the lives of members of the deprived Tribal Communities in the UT of J&K, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today handed over individual and community rights certificates to the beneficiaries of Gujjar-Bakerwal, Gaddi-Sippi communities under the Forest […]

Bar license holders discuss their grievances with Div Com

Divisional Commissioner, Dr Raghav Langer today discussed issues related to issuance of NOCs for renewal of license of liquor Bars with concerned officers and stakeholders. Among others, Excise Commissioner, Rahul Sharma; Assistant Commissioner General, Rakesh Dubey; ACR JMC, Superintendent of Police, Jammu South; besides President Chamber of Commerce Jammu, Arun […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

The Government on Sunday informed that 105 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 16 from Jammu division and 89 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 326904. Also, two COVID deaths have been reported; one […]