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Lt Governor for establishing Electoral Literacy Clubs across all educational institutions

*Felicitatesofficers with Union Territory Awards Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 25: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today led the 10th National Voters Day celebrations across J&K by being part of a Voters Day awareness program organized by Election Department at the Convention Centre, here. Click here to watch video Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 3:11 am
10 awarded DGs Prison Medals

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 25: On the eve of Republic Day, Director General (DG) of Police, Prisons, J&K, V K Singh awarded the Director General’s Prison Medals to 10 officers/officials of the J&K Prisons Department in recognition of their outstanding performance. The awardees include Mohammad Rafiq, Incharge (I/c) Superintendent, District Jail Rajouri, Madan Lal, I/c […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 3:09 am
CRPF Commandant, SSB 2nd in Command bag Presidents Gallantry, Police Medals

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 25: Vinay Kumar Tiwari, Commandant 53 BN CRPF has been awarded with this year’s President’s Medal for Gallantry for his daring -devil acts in combating terrorism in Kashmir Valley of J&K UT while SSB Jammu Second in Command In chief, Ram Krishan Dogra of Nagrota has been bestowed with this year’s […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 3:09 am
Days ahead to be prosperous for J&K: BJP

Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Jan 25:Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) today said that Kashmir has suffered a lot in last 30 years and that the coming days were going to be full of prosperity and development for the people. Speaking to the reporters on the sidelines of a book launch here, BJPs State General Secretary, Ashok Kaul […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 3:08 am
School Education Ladakh exploring integration with CBSE

Excelsior Correspondent Leh, Jan 25: Secretary Education, Ladakh, Saugat Biswas convened a meeting with the delegation of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) regarding the modalities of integration of schools of Ladakh with the CBSE. The meeting took place in Leh today in which threadbare discussion took place regarding the issues related to examination process […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 3:08 am
Address issues confronted to youth: Rana

Excelsior Correspondent DANSAL, Jan 25: National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana today sought focused development, employment generation, fast track recruitment process and expeditious initiation of political activities in Jammu and Kashmir, saying these will go a long way towards satiation of the aspirations of the youth. “Concerns of youth need priority attention in terms […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 3:08 am
12 tourists hurt as Tempo Traveler collides with hill

Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Jan 25: At least a dozen tourists were injured when a Tempo Traveler met with an accident at Samroli near Chenani on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway late last evening. A police spokesman said that mishap took place when the Tempo Traveler, bearing registration No. JK14P/ 1807 was on way to Katra from Patnitop. […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 3:06 am
Specially challenged qualifies NET

Excelsior Sports Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 25: Beating all odds, a specially challenged (Blind) Jammu boy namely Bahadur Lal S/o Sohan Singh and Shankari Devi, resident of Malpur Dinga of Jammu district, has qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) in Education. It was for the second time that the candidate has qualified national Eligibility Test. The test […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 3:05 am
Wrestlers Ajay Sharma, Muneer share Bhabber Dangal title

Excelsior Sports Correspondent KATRA, Jan 25: Udhampur Wrestler Ajay Sharma and Jammu Wrestler Muneer were declared joint winners of Bhabber (Dera) Dangal held here. This bout was played for 25 minutes which ended in a draw. Both the Wrestlers were cash awarded with Rs 11,000. 6th Annual Dangal was organized by Bhabber Dangal Committee at […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 3:05 am
J&K seeing new dawn of peace, prosperity, progress: LG

Govt working on new Mission for Youth *Militancy down, still remains biggest concern Sanjeev Pargal JAMMU, Jan 25: Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu said today that Jammu and Kashmir is passing through historic times and is seeing a new dawn which will bring prosperity, progress and lead the Union Territory towards peace and announced that […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 1:12 am
Lt Gen Dhillon gets UYSM

Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Jan 25: Armys Srinagar-based 15 Corps Commander Lt Gen K J S Dhillon has been awarded the Uttam Yudh Seva Medal (UYSM) on the eve of Republic Day in recognition for his services rendered in the Kashmir valley especially after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions, officials said. His tenure saw a […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 1:10 am
JeM chief, 2 associates killed in Awantipora

Major attack averted on R-Day Fayaz Bukhari Srinagar, Jan 25: The chief commander of Jaish-e-Mohamamd, along with his two associates were killed in gun battle in Awantipora area of Pulwama district today. Army and police said that by eliminating them, security forces have averted a major strike they were planning on January 26. JeM chief […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 1:10 am
Baig, Nirmohi among 5 from J&K, Ladakh get Padma awards

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 25: Veteran PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig has been honoured with the Padma Bhushan. Four other personalities from J&K and Ladakh have also been awarded Padma awards Baig, 73, is a former Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister of the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir. A founder leader of the […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 1:08 am
Govt directs for developing dashboard for effective monitoring of court cases

Summoning of officials to be contested on basis of SC judgment *Prolonged litigations against Govt major concern Mohinder Verma JAMMU, Jan 25: As prolonged litigations against the Government have remained a major concern, a dashboard is being developed for effective and timely monitoring of court cases and contempt petitions by the Administrative Secretaries, who have […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 1:08 am
Pak trying to revive militancy in Doda belt: DGP

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 25:Pakistan is trying to revive terrorism in erstwhile Doda district, Director General of Police Dilbag Singh said today, stressing upon his men to make strenuous efforts to make the region militancy-free once again. “This (erstwhile Doda discrict) region was once a hot-bed of terrorism before it was completely cleared some time […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 1:07 am
JKP bags maximum number of gallantry honours with 126 medals

5 get Jeevan Raksha Padak Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 25: Jammu and Kashmir Police has bagged the maximum number of gallantry honours with 126 medals on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day. The officers of Jammu and Kashmir Police bagged 3 President’s Police Medals for Gallantry, 105 Police Medals for Gallantry, 2 President’s Police […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 1:06 am
Prefix Sher-i-Kashmir removed from Police Medals, 63 cops awarded

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 25: Days after cancelling holiday on the birth anniversary of National Conference patriarch Late Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, the Government today removed the prefix Sher-i-Kashmir (as Sheikh Abdullah is known) from Jammu and Kashmir Police Medals. An order issued by the General Administration Department said the nomenclature of Sher-i-Kashmir Police Medals has […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 1:04 am
11 get J&K Govt Award

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 25- Eleven persons including four government officers are among the awardees of J&K Government Award – 2020 for their outstanding performance in various fields. While releasing the list of J&K UT Awardees on the occasion of Republic Day, an official spokesman said that Late Rinku Raja Pandita has been awarded (Posthumously) […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 1:02 am
2G restored, snapped in Kashmir

Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Jan 25: The 2G internet services that were restored in Kashmir this afternoon was snapped hours after the restoration. After remaining shut for more than five months, 2G mobile internet services on post-paid as well as pre-paid cell phone services were restored in Kashmir this afternoon. The mobile 2G services were briefly […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 1:01 am
Running tips for the beginners

Ravinder K Dhankhar “Dreams won’t work unless you do.”- A New Year resolution. Winter is at its peak, with new year just had its beginning and we look for resolution to do something constructive in the year. In this age, where the health is at a premium, running has also been the first choice of […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 12:57 am
Three cases of Novel Coronavirus Infection registered in Malaysia: Health Ministry

MOSCOW, Jan 25: Malaysian Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad confirmed on Saturday three cases of the novel coronavirus in the country, media reported. According to the Malaysian New Straits Times newspaper, citing Ahmad, all the cases were recorded in the southern city of Johor Bahru. The three Chinese citizens were in close contact with the 66-year-old […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 12:56 am
Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu presenting awards to officers in Jammu on Saturday.

Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu presenting awards to officers in Jammu on Saturday. Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 12:08 am
SSP Samba Shakti Pathak alongwith other police officers addressing press conference on Saturday. Excelsior/Badyal

SSP Samba Shakti Pathak alongwith other police officers addressing press conference on Saturday. Excelsior/Badyal Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 12:08 am
Khalid Jahangir, District Electoral Officer Anantnag receiving Best Electoral Practices Award from President of India at the function of the National Voters Day at Union Capital on Saturday.

Khalid Jahangir, District Electoral Officer Anantnag receiving Best Electoral Practices Award from President of India at the function of the National Voters Day at Union Capital on Saturday. Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 12:07 am
Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh speaking to media at New Delhi on Saturday.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh speaking to media at New Delhi on Saturday. Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 12:05 am
inner voice

THAT DAY I LEARNT I looked at her Her lovely smile and that beautiful face She looked like a goddess Or probably someone from space. I lost my conscience, To a moment of stillness I loved her a lot- I had to confess. But destiny had, something else for us. I tried to make her […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 12:03 am
Democrats say Trump got caught on Ukraine, covered up

WASHINGTON, Jan 25:Democratic House prosecutors launched their final arguments Friday at Donald Trump’s impeachment trial accusing the president of labouring to cover up his actions with Ukraine that finally led to the charges now against him. President Trump tried to cheat. He got caught. And then he worked hard to cover it up, said Rep […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 12:03 am
Schiff sets tone of impeachment case, says right matters

WASHINGTON, Jan 25: For a few gripping minutes, Rep Adam Schiff, the lead impeachment prosecutor against President Donald Trump, had made the restless Senate snap to attention. Voice cracking as he spoke, Schiff made an impassioned plea late Thursday for removing Trump from office, framing the choice in moral terms. “If right doesn’t matter, we’re […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 12:03 am
Scholarship Alert

Scholarship Name 1: Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Programme 2020 Description: Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation, Mumbai has announced this scholarship for Indian students who wish to pursue a postgraduate programme at top-ranking institutions. The scholarship is aimed at offering interest-free PG loan to the students with a high academic record. Eligibility: Indian students who are less than 30 […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

26 Jan 2020 12:01 am
NC Provincial President Devender Singh Rana interacting with people.

NC Provincial President Devender Singh Rana interacting with people. Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 11:59 pm
BJP General Secretary Ashok Kaul addressing press conference in Srinagar on Saturday. -Excelsior/Shakeel

BJP General Secretary Ashok Kaul addressing press conference in Srinagar on Saturday. -Excelsior/Shakeel Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 11:59 pm
PMO reviews Indias preparedness to deal with Coronavirus cases

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister’s Office on Saturday reviewed India’s preparedness to deal with deadly coronavirus amid mounting global concern over increasing number of cases in China, the epicentre of the outbreak, and several other countries. At a meeting chaired by P K Mishra, Principal Secretary to the prime minister, health ministry officials presented an […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 8:24 pm
Four students among five killed as floor of building collapses in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Five people, including four students, were killed when a floor of a building collapsed in the city’s Bhajanpura area on Saturday, fire officials said. They said around 30 students were attending classes at a coaching centre when the fourth floor of the building collapsed, trapping them under the debris. Thirteen people have been […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 8:06 pm
Seven terrorist associates arrested in Bandipora

SRINAGAR: In a major breakthrough on the eve of Republic Day, security forces arrested seven terrorist associates linked to the proscribed Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizbul Mujahideen outfits in Bandipora district of north Kashmir, a senior police officer said. “The seven overground workers were arrested from different parts in an overnight operation carried out jointly by the […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 8:04 pm
Three militants killed, as many soldiers injured in Pulwama encounter

SRINAGAR:Three militants were killed and as many soldiers were injured on Saturday in an encounter that ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said here. This was the second encounter in Pulwama during this week, in which a soldier, a jawan of Special Operation Group (SOG) […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 7:40 pm
25 Jan 2020 7:27 pm
Lt Governor Calls for establishing Electoral Literacy Clubs

Jammu : Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today led the 10th National Voters Day celebrations across J&K by being part of a Voters Day awareness program organized by Election Department at the Convention Centre, Jammu. Sh. Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor; Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sh. Arun Kumar Mehta, Financial Commissioner, […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 7:26 pm
Malala Yousafzai biopic Gul Makai gets U/A certificate

MUMBAI: “Gul Makai”, a biopic on Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, has received a U/A certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The film has been directed by HE Amjad Khan and produced by Sanjay Singla. It is presented by Jayantilal Gada and Tekno Films. “The film is based on Malala Yousafzai, […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 6:58 pm
Ajay Devgns Tanhaji breaks into Rs 200 crore club

MUMBAI: Ajay Devgn-fronted “Tanhaji: The Unsung Hero” has become the first film of 2020 to cross Rs 200 crore mark at the box office, the makers announced on Saturday. The Om Raut-directed period action drama, based on the life of Tanaji Malusare, the military leader of Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s army, opened countrywide on […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 6:57 pm
Republic Day: Armys 15 Corps commander awarded UYSM

SRINAGAR: Army’s Srinagar-based 15 Corps commander Lt Gen K J S Dhillon has been awarded the Uttam Yudh Seva Medal (UYSM) on the eve of Republic Day in recognition for his services rendered in the Kashmir valley especially after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions, officials said. “His tenure saw a number terrorists getting neutralised […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 6:50 pm
Andaz Apna Apna producer Vinay Sinha dead, Aamir Khan remembers filmmaker

MUMBAI: Filmmaker Vinay Sinha, best known for producing cult comedy “Andaz Apna Apna”, has died. He was 74. Sinha passed away on Friday at Holy Family Multispeciality Hospital in suburb Bandra here, his daughter Priti Sinha said. “He had a heart history but he was working then also. He was hospitalised two weeks ago for […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 6:36 pm
Two militants killed in Pulwama encounter

SRINAGAR:Two militants were killed by security forces in an encounter that ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said. This was the second encounter in Pulwama during this week, in which a soldier, a jawan of Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 6:35 pm
We will no travel to India for T20 World Cup if they wont come to Pakistan for Asia Cup: PCB

KARACHI: PCB Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Wasim Khan on Saturday said they will not send their team to India for the 2021 T20 World Cup if the BCCI won’t send its team to Pakistan for the Asia Cup T20 in September this year. “If India doesn’t come to Pakistan for the Asia Cup, we would […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 6:00 pm
Two terrorists have been killed by security forces in Awantipora encounter: J&K Police

Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 5:23 pm
Build inclusive, harmonious India: V-P message on R-Day

NEW DELHI:Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday greeted the nation on the eve of Republic Day and called upon citizens to fortify the unity and integrity of nation and build “an inclusive, prosperous, progressive and harmonious India”. Greeting the nation on the occasion, he said “Our Constitution is a sacred document that acts as our […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 5:00 pm
US stresses equal protection under Indias new citizenship law

WASHINGTON:Amid protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act in India, a top American diplomat has underscored the importance of the principle of equal protection under the law. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells, who has just returned from a trip to the region besides attending the Raisina Dialogue in New […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 4:35 pm
Dont make education part of dirty politics: Kejriwal to Amit Shah

NEW DELHI:AAP national convener and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told Amit Shah on Saturday not to make education a part of “dirty politics” or make fun of the hard work put in by students, teachers, and parents of Delhi government schools. The Delhi chief minister’s reply came after Shah alleged that the AAP did not […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 4:34 pm
Only one-way traffic on highway, vehicles to ply from Jammu to Srinagar

SRINAGAR:After allowing down way traffic for two straight days, vehicles will ply from Jammu to Srinagar on Saturday on the national highway, the only road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country. No vehicle will be allowed from opposite direction, a traffic police official said this morning. Almost all meat shops in Kashmir […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 3:34 pm
Weve to be more aggressive with the ball against India: Sodhi

AUCKLAND: Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi believes New Zealand need to be more aggressive with the ball against India’s world class batting unit during the second T20I to make an immediate comeback in the five-match series. India claimed a six-wicket win in the first T20I after chasing down 204 with relative ease to go 1-0 up in […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 1:28 pm
PM Modi and Brazilian Prez hold talks to boost bilateral ties

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro on Saturday held wide-ranging talks with an aim to inject a new momentum into strategic ties between India and Brazil. In the talks, the two leaders focused on boosting bilateral ties in key areas of trade and investment, energy, defence and security, medicine […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

25 Jan 2020 1:06 pm