State News

Basant Rath fired after tiffs with people in high places?


Jammu, Nov 14: The Jammu and Kashmir government has sacked a high-ranking police officer for allegedly locking horns with the powerful and mighty in the state – triggering an unusual wave of public sympathy in support of the cop in the restive North Indian state. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Traffic, Basant Rath, who is also a celebrated writer and alumni ...

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Two Hizbul militants arrested in Pulwama


Srinagar, Nov 14: Security forces Wednesday arrested two local militants of Hizbul Mujahideen and recovered cache of arms and ammunition from their possession in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Acting on a credible input, the security forces arrested the duo at a check point at Panzgam in Awantipora area, a police spokesman said. “During checking, security forces recovered ...

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Indian Army organises Carpenter Cadre for Padhyarna youth

Jammu, Nov 14: Two month long Carpenter Cadre for unemployed youth of Padhyarna region culminated this evening. The cadre was aimed to impart training on basic carpenter skills to the unemployed youth with the help of trained and professional instructors. The cadre was endeavoured to bring the youth of remote and backward areas into the National mainstream by training and ...

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IDA organises Dental Camp in Kathua School


Jammu, Nov 14 : To mark Children’s day, Dr.Gautam Sharma, President elect of  Indian Dental Association (IDA), today conducted a dental check-up camp for the students of Bachpan-Tiny Scholars School, Kathua . During this camp more than 130 students of school were examined and free Colgate toothpastes and toothbrushes were distributed to them. Dr.Gautam Sharma, while addressing the students, strongly ...

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Kavinder conducts extensive tour of Gandhi Nagar, inspects various under process developmental works

Kavinder conducts extensive tour of Gandhi

Jammu: Former Dy. CM and MLA Gandhi Nagar, Kavinder Gupta conducted an extensive tour of Gandhi Nagar Constituency here today. Accompanied by Officials from UEED, PHE, PDD, I&FC,   Mr. Gupta inspected various ongoing developmental works. Gupta visited Trikuta area and revived the feasibility for the proposed alignment of Nallah from Khurana marble to Satyam Nallah along left bank of Tawi ...

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Lord Mahavira Playway School, Jammu organizes Inter School Debate Competition


Jammu, Nov 14: Inter-school debate competition and awareness camp were today organized at Lord Mahavira Playway School, Shiv Nagar, Jammu. The topic of the debate was “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”, in which 26 students from all over the school participated. Meanwhile, an awareness camp was also held on ” Beti Bachao Beti Padhao ” Scheme staff members of schools and students ...

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Braving rains Sehrai, Malik leads funeral prayers of Geelani’s Son-in-law in Sopore


Sopore, Nov 14: Despite heavy rains hundreds of  of people including Tehreek e Hurriyat Chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Jammu Kashmir Libration Front Chairman Mohammad Yaseen Malik attended the funeral procession  of Senior Hurriyat leader’ Geelani’s Son-in-law at Dooru village of Sopore in North Kashmir Baramulla district on Wednesday. Reports reaching KNO that despite harsh weather conditions people in large number assembled ...

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Rana meets Governor, seeks revival of heritage route to Mata Vaishno Devi


Jammu, Nov 13: National Conference Provincial President and MLA Mr Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday called on Governor Mr Satya Pal Malik and sought  revival of the ancient heritage route to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine passing through ancient temples and worship places spread across Nagrota Assembly Constituency, originating from historic Kole Kandoli Temple. “The revival project could be taken up ...

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BJP SC Morcha holds meeting, discuss Panchayat elections

BJP SC Morcha holds meeting

Hundreds join BJP SC Morcha Jammu: BJP State SC Morcha held meeting of its state unit under the leadership of its State President Jagdish Bhagat to discuss the upcoming panchayat elections, in the presence of BJP State General Secretary Yudhvir Sethi and former Minister & Prabhari SC Morcha Dr. Devinder Kumar Manyal (MLA Samba). BJP State Spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan, ...

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Yogi’s high fever for changing names of cities, institutions carrying any reference to Muslims & Islam; extremely objectionable and condemnable: Soz


Srinagar, Nov 13: In a statement issued to press today, Prof. Saifuddin Soz, Former Union Minister said “Political observers at the national level feel that it is not people like Amit Shah, Yogi Aditya Nath, and Giri Raj Singh, who fan communal and sectarian narrative on almost all issues relevant for their reference, but, it is a direct inspiration from PM ...

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