NEW DELHI: A day after outgoing Vice President Hamid Ansari said Muslims were feeling insecure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he (Ansari) will be free to pursue his “core thinking” once he demits office. In his remarks in the Rajya Sabha, where Ansari was given a farewell on his last day in office, […]

SEMPORA: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday laid the foundation of Centre for Training and Skill Development and Centre for Incubation and Business Acceleration at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) here. These Centres, first of its kind in the State, would augment the training activities for young entrepreneurs at the EDI. The need for an […]

JAMMU, Aug 8: IGP Jammu Zone, Dr SD Singh, today reviewed security and other allied arrangements being made for the Independence Day celebration throughout Jammu province, in a joint meeting of senior officers of security forces /police/security/traffic/intelligence agencies/civil administration in Police Control Room, Jammu. During the meeting, a detailed assessment on intelligence given by State […]

GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a relief package of Rs.2,000 crore for rehabilitation, reconstruction and flood mitigation measures in the flood-affected States of Northeast. The announcement came at the end of a series of high-level meetings, in which he reviewed the flood situation and relief measures in different North-Eastern States. Through the course […]

The Bar Association of Jammu (BAJ) on Tuesday expelled lawyer, Devinder Singh Behal, who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for his alleged involvement in militancy-related funding and association with Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference. “As soon as we came to know about his (Behal) activities, we verified our records and immediately decided […]

Abu Dujana’s death is a huge success for security forces after the encounter killings of Hizbul Mujahideen leaders Burhan Wani and Sabzar Bhat. NEW DELHI: Lashkar-e-Toiba’s (LeT) Kashmir head Abu Dujana was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday morning. Also reportedly killed is another LeT terrorist Arif Lilhaari. One or two more terrorists […]

Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today asked for a coordinated effort in order to ensure the effective implementation of the ban on polythene and its related products. The Deputy Chief Minister was speaking at a meeting convened to discuss the measures to be taken for ensuring a complete ban on polythene. Minister for Rural […]

SRINAGAR: Amarnath pilgrimage is progressing smoothly as fresh batches of yatris today left base camps for the holy cave in south Kashmir Himalayas, where over 2.51 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance so far. The weather is cloudy today and it rained in some areas on both the tracks. However, the yatra is going on smoothly, […]

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan convened a meeting to review the progress of land acquisition cases of prestigious projects here today. Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, SE R&B, Project Director Project Implementation Unit of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), Chief Engineer Beacon, Collector Land Acquisition PWD, Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Director Planning […]