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Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrated across J&K

Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrated across J&K

Largest congregation held at Dargah Hazratbal

Srinagar: Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), was celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir on Friday with thousands of devotees thronging the Hazratbal shrine. Devotees offered prayers at the shrine, which houses the relics of the Prophet of Islam, as part of the celebrations, officials said.  In some areas of the city and […]

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World ‘badly in need of some form of re-globalisation’: EAM Jaishankar

World ‘badly in need of some form of re-globalisation’: EAM Jaishankar

Washington: “The world is badly in need of some form of re-globalisation,” External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday, underlining that India is “non-Western and not anti-Western”. Jaishankar was speaking at an event organised by the prestigious think tank Hudson Institute in Washington DC on the topic of ‘India’s Role in a New Pacific […]

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28 J&K police officers inducted into IPS

28 J&K police officers inducted into IPS

Srinagar: Union Home Ministry on Friday issued a notification, inducting 28 Jammu and Kashmir Police officers into the reputed Indian Police Service (IPS). As per the notification, the officers have been inducted into the AGMUT cadre of the IPS. They will have to undergo one-year probation, as per the notification. The officers who have been […]

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Passengers stranded at Jammu, Katra stations as 7 trains cancelled, 13 diverted due to farmers’ stir in Punjab

Passengers stranded at Jammu, Katra stations as 7 trains cancelled, 13 diverted due to farmers’ stir in Punjab

Jammu: A large number of passengers, many of them pilgrims, were stranded at Jammu and Katra railway stations on Friday as seven trains were cancelled and 13 diverted due to a “rail roko” agitation by farmers in different parts of Punjab. Members of several farmers’ bodies began their three-day agitation on Thursday to press their […]

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BJP issues notices to 8 leaders in Kashmir for indiscipline, seeks unconditional apology

BJP issues notices to 8 leaders in Kashmir for indiscipline, seeks unconditional apology

Jammu: The BJP on Friday served notices on its eight leaders in Jammu and Kashmir for indiscipline and sought unconditional apology from them. On September 11, the BJP had served a show-cause notice on its Jammu and Kashmir unit vice-president Sofi Yousuf for indulging in “anti-party” activities and barred him from interacting with the media […]

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Foreign tourists can now stay overnight in Ladakh’s high-altitude Hanle village

Foreign tourists can now stay overnight in Ladakh’s high-altitude Hanle village

Leh/Jammu: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has now allowed foreign tourists to stay overnight in Hanle, a remote high-altitude village in Ladakh’s Changthang plateau, an official said on Friday. Hanle, known for India’s first dark sky reserve, offers excellent stargazing conditions due to its secluded location, high altitude and minimal light pollution. “The Ministry […]

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Govt hikes interest rate to 6.7% on five-year recurring deposit, retains rate on other small savings schemes

Govt hikes interest rate to 6.7% on five-year recurring deposit, retains rate on other small savings schemes

New Delhi: The government on Friday raised the interest rate on five-year recurring deposit scheme to 6.7 percent from 6.5 percent for the December quarter and retained the rates for all other small savings schemes. According to a finance ministry circular, the interest rate on savings deposits has been retained at 4 percent and on […]

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Law panel recommends rolling out registration of e-FIRs in phased manner 

Law panel recommends rolling out registration of e-FIRs in phased manner 

New Delhi: The Law Commission has recommended that registration of e-FIRs should be allowed for all cognisable offences in cases where the accused is unknown and extended for all cognisable offences attracting a jail term of up to three years where the accused is known. In its report submitted to the government on Wednesday and […]

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Nearly 90 lakh sq feet space cleared, Rs 371 cr revenue earned in last 2 cleanliness campaigns: Centre 

Nearly 90 lakh sq feet space cleared, Rs 371 cr revenue earned in last 2 cleanliness campaigns: Centre 

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday said nearly 90 lakh square feet space was cleared and around Rs 371 crore revenue earned in the past two cleanliness campaigns. The government has announced a special campaign 3.0 from October 2, coinciding with the birth anniversary of father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, till October 31. The […]

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CS takes stock of preparations for finale of AZAM

CS takes stock of preparations for finale of AZAM

Instructs to target uploading of 80000 events under ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’ Mission, asks for identifying sites for construction of ‘Amrit Vatikas' at Sgr & Jmu

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta today took stock of the preparations made for the grand celebrations to be held at the culmination of year-long celebrations under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav here in the UT and the contingent to be sent to New Delhi to participate in the grand finale. The meeting besides the […]