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Governor extends New Year greetings


Prays for well being of the people of J&K Jammu, December 31: On the eve of the New Year, Governor Satya Pal Malik has conveyed greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. In his message Governor has wished the people of Jammu and Kashmir a bright and happy New Year and prayed that 2019 would usher peace and normalcy ...

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Senior Congress Leader and Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha), Mr. Ghulam Nabi Azad, has extended his warm New Year greetings to all countrymen and Indians abroad too.  “Let us begin this year with utmost love for our country and its people.  I wish this year brings peace, prosperity and communal harmony among us.”  said Mr. Azad.

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PM Narendra Modi renames three islands of Andaman and Nicobar, visits Cellular Jail


PORT BLAIR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited the historic Cellular Jail and paid homage to those who were exiled and hanged as political prisoners in colonial India. On reaching the jail premises, PM Modi laid a wreath at the Martyr’s Column before proceeding towards a cell, where Hindutva idealogue Veer Savarkar spent his days in captivity. Paying homage to ...

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Sajjan Kumar surrenders after conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, sent to Mandoli jail


Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was convicted in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, on Monday surrendered before the Karkardooma court in Delhi. This comes even as the former Congress leader moved the Supreme Court challenging the life imprisonment awarded to him by the Delhi High Court earlier this month. After he surrendered before the court, Sajjan Kumar’s lawyer said, “Court has sent him ...

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Team Jammu releases ‘Calendar of Holidays-2019’, declares Sept 23 as State Holiday


Will vigorously fight against drug mafia in New Year: Zorawar JAMMU: Team Jammu today released the “Calendar of Holidays-2019” and declared September 23, the birth anniversary of last Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh as State Holiday. While releasing the Calendar, Zorawar Singh Jamwal, Chairman of Team Jammu, regretted that the state government released the calendar of gazetted holidays for the ...

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Weapon missing case: Congress MLC’s four PSO’s dismissed from service


Srinagar, Dec 31: Jammu and Kashmir Police have dismissed from service four policemen, who were deployed as personal security officers (PSOs) with Congress MLC, Mohammad Muzaffar Parray for “dereliction of duty and unauthorized absence.” Four rifles went missing from guard room of the official residence of Parray in Jawahar Nagar area of Srinagar. A police official said that one of the ...

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Triple Talaq bill an assault on family structure, will create financial problems for women: Mehbooba Mufti


Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that the Triple Talaq Bill will disturb the family structure and create more financial problems for the Muslim women. “Being a Muslim and also a woman and also who has gone through broken marriage I thought I should speak up (on Triple Talaq Bill),” said Mufti while addressing a ...

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Widespread snow, rain likely across Jammu and Kashmir from New Year’s Day


Srinagar: Widespread rains and snowfall are likely over the most places in Jammu and Kashmir from January 1 onwards due to back-to-back western disturbances (WDs). According to a weather reports by Indian Meteorological Department and Sky Met Weather, the present western disturbance lies over Jammu and Kashmir and neighbourhood and another western disturbance is likely to affect western Himalayan region from ...

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Pulwama parts shut for 3rd consecutive day today


Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in parts of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district for the third consecutive day today, against the killing of Jaish-e-Mohammad militants. Witnesses said that all shops and business establishments are closed while public transport is off the roads in Pulwama town, Kakapora and other areas of the district. On Saturday three local Jaish militants and a ...

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