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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 […]

FIEO, JKTPO organises Capacity Building Program on Commercialization of GI products at Jammu, Srinagar

Two days Capacity Building Program-cum-workshop on commercialization of Geographical Indication (GI) of products from Jammu and Kashmir was organised by Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) and Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion organization (JKTPO) organized at Srinagar and Jammu. The program was organised in association with Department of Agriculture Production […]

Union MoS for Statistics, Programme Implementation conducts public outreach programme at KVS Chenani

As a part of public outreach programme launched by the Central Government for the Union Territory of J&K, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Statistics, Programme Implementation and Planning, Rao Inderjit Singh today conducted an exhaustive public outreach programme at Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) Chenani of District Udhampur. The […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

The Government Bulletin on COVID today informs that 87 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 13 from Jammu division and 74 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 331386. Moreover, 73 more COVID-19 patients have […]

CS reviews functioning of flagship schemes of Health &Medical Education and Social Welfare Departments

The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired a meeting to review the flagship schemes of the Health & Medical Education and Social Welfare departments. Financial Commissioner (ACS), Health & Medical Education Department, Administrative Secretary, Social Welfare Department along with Mission Director National Health Mission and concerned Sectoral Heads […]

RTA Samba approves Stage carriage permits

Deputy Commissioner Samba, Anuradha Gupta today convened a Regional Transport Authority meeting wherein 14 cases for stage carriage permits were approved. Additional Deputy Commissioner, Suram Chand Sharma; Assistant Road transport Officer Rehana Tabassum besides Officers from Police and Traffic attended the meeting. The stage carriage permits approved during the RTA […]