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Saluting the Martyrs of Tibet Debacle

Col J P Singh In the nineteenth century, otherwise bereft of any achievements in Indian History, Gen Zorawar Singh stands out as a great conqueror. A vast Dogra Empire of Jammu & Kashmir in the Northwest of India was his and Maharaja Gulab Singh’s monumental creation. For as long as there are wars, there will […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 11:32 am
Lawyers indefinite strike illegal as per SC guidelines: J&K HC

Advocates conduct tantamounts to criminal contempt, notices issued Mohinder Verma JAMMU, Dec 11: In an unprecedented development, Division Bench of High Court comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rajesh Bindal today took suo-moto cognizance of the situation that has erupted due to indefinite agitation by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association and […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 3:18 am
Govt sleeping over MHA directives on courts security

JAMMU, Dec 11: Division Bench of High Court comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rajesh Bindal today came down heavily on the Government for its failure to implement the guidelines of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs regarding security of High Court as well as District and Subordinate Courts in Jammu and Kashmir despite […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 3:16 am
39 companies moved out, 11 to leave today; more to follow

Centre starts de-induction of addl forces Sanjeev Pargal/ Fayaz Bukhari JAMMU/SRINAGAR, Dec 11: The Central Government has started de-induction of additional troops deployed in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in July-August before scrapping of special Constitutional provisions of the erstwhile State and its bifurcation into two UTs of J&K and Ladakh by withdrawing […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 3:15 am
RS passes CAB with 125 votes in favour, 99 against

Shah says Muslims have nothing to fear NEW DELHI, Dec 11: Rajya Sabha today passed the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, completing the legislative process for giving Indian citizenship to non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, with Home Minister Amit Shah asserting that Indian Muslims have nothing to fear as they will not be affected […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 3:13 am
Who could reconstitute J&K Constituent Assembly? asks SC

Abrogation of Art 370 NEW DELHI, Dec 11: The Supreme Court raised a query today as to who could be the competent authority to reconstitute the Jammu and Kashmir Constituent Assembly to take a call on altering the special status of the erstwhile State under Article 370 of the Constitution. The top court, which was […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 3:11 am
Heaven Kingdom HS celebrates Annual Day

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 11: Heaven Kingdom High School and Heaven’s Angels ‘A Play Way School’ Janki Vihar Janipur celebrated its Annual Day function with great enthusiasm, thrill and fervour at Abhinav Theatre here today. The programme began with a welcome address presented by Dr Ishita Sachdev. The programme commenced with the traditional lighting of […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 3:10 am
JU Volleyball Women team enters Pre-QFs

Excelsior Sports Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 11: The University of Jammu Volleyball (W) team reached Pre-quarterfinals in the ongoing North Zone Inter-University Volleyball Tournament 2019-20 organized by the Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra in Haryana. In the first match, Jammu University team beat UTU Dehradun by 3-1 sets with set scores 23-25, 25-18, 25-22 & 25-15. In second […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 3:10 am
horocope

Thursday Dec 12-2019 Aries : You will be keen on carefully protecting your private affairs, particularly your relationships. Ganesha predicts exciting things for you today. You also make a final attempt at completing some work that you have been postponing. Taurus : Ganesha sees you preferring your outer appearance, having a good time over getting […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 12:58 am
China expansionism via belt road

Dr Ashwani Mahajan China is now going to occupy Kenya’s immensely profitable ‘Mombasa’ port. This reminds of Chinese capturing Sri Lanka’s ‘Hambantota’ port in the year 2016. Significantly, China had lent huge amount for the development of Kenya’s railway network, which Kenya is not in position to repay. China is going to take this action […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 12:53 am
People take shelter in a safe building in Uri following Pak shelling on Wednesday. Excelsior/Abid Nabi

People take shelter in a safe building in Uri following Pak shelling on Wednesday. Excelsior/Abid Nabi Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 12:47 am
US fines HSBCs private Swiss arm USD 192.4 mn over tax dodging

  WASHINGTON, Dec 11: HSBC’s Swiss private banking arm has agreed to fork over nearly USD 200 million in unpaid taxes, improper fees and fines after confessing to helping Americans evade federal taxes, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. “HSBC Switzerland conspired with US accountholders to conceal assets abroad and evade taxes that every American must […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 12:47 am
An injured civilian being treated in the District Hospital Poonch on Wednesday. Excelsior/Gurjitbhajan

An injured civilian being treated in the District Hospital Poonch on Wednesday. Excelsior/Gurjitbhajan Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 12:31 am
French PM to unveil details of controversial pension reform on Wednesday

MOSCOW, Dec 11: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Wednesday is expected to present the entire draft of the pension reform that has stirred the country over the past week, prompting thousands of concerned French workers to take to the streets in a nationwide general strike and tumultuous protests. Philippe will present the draft reform […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

12 Dec 2019 12:31 am
Lt Governor GC Murmu chairing a meeting at Jammu on Wednesday.

Lt Governor GC Murmu chairing a meeting at Jammu on Wednesday. Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 11:28 pm
Cong leaders and activists staging protest against CAB and Amit Shahs remarks at Jammu on Wednesday. Excelsior/Rakesh

Cong leaders and activists staging protest against CAB and Amit Shah’s remarks at Jammu on Wednesday. Excelsior/Rakesh Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 11:27 pm
BBIA delegation at meeting with PCB Chairman, Suresh Chug in Jammu on Wednesday.

BBIA delegation at meeting with PCB Chairman, Suresh Chug in Jammu on Wednesday. Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 11:27 pm
Article 370, Ayodhya case top Indias What is? list on Google this year

NEW DELHI: ‘What is Article 370?’, ‘What is Ayodhya case?’ and ‘What is National Register of Citizens of India?’ were among the most asked questions from Indians on Google this year. According to Google 2019 Year in Search report, netizens in India searched for a variety of topics, seeking information on Article 370, exit poll, […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 8:06 pm
Salman to quit as Bigg Boss host, to be replaced by Farah Khan

MUMBAI: Salman Khan is reportedly planning to quit as the host of “Bigg Boss” with Farah Khan being rumoured to replace him in the role. A source close to the 53-year-old actor said that he is upset with the behaviour of the show’s contestants. “It is true Salman Khan is quitting and Farah Khan to […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 8:04 pm
J&K High Court issues contempt Notice to Advocates

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

11 Dec 2019 7:59 pm
Jitendra accuses Rahul of using CAB to provoke NEs people

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday accused Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of using the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) to provoke the people of the Northeast by issuing “misleading” and mischievous” statements. In a statement, Singh said the Congress has lost its support base in the eight Northeastern states and now, Gandhi is looking […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 7:43 pm
2 mortar shells defused by security forces along IB in J-Ks Kathua

JAMMU: The security forces on Wednesday defused two live mortar shells fired by Pakistan Rangers in a village along the International Border in Kathua district. The Pakistan Rangers fired dozens of shells targeting Rathawa village in Hiranagar sector on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, villagers said. The house of Ram Piyari, a resident […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 7:08 pm
Cabinet approves Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2019

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved introduction of the Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2019 for carrying out the amendments to the Aircraft Act, 1934. The cabinet meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Bill will now be introduced in the Parliament. ”The Bill enhances the maximum limit of fine from the existing […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 6:33 pm
Govt not interested in solving peoples problems, busy with divisive policies: Cong

NEW DELHI:The Government is not interested in solving the problems of citizens and is busy with divisive policies, the Congress alleged on Wednesday, asserting that its December 14 rally here will demonstrate the peoples anger over issues such as economic slowdown and farmers distress. The opposition party also said it is fighting against the anti-people […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 4:35 pm
Indias meagre share in global organic trade a concern: Par panel

NEW DELHI: Expressing concern over Indias meagre share in the global organic trade, a parliamentary panel has recommended setting up of demarcated Organic Production Zones with the required processing facilities and creation of effective product brands to boost exports. India, as on March, 2019, has 3.40 million hectare of area under organic farming, the ninth […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:56 pm
Srinagar-Leh, Mughal roads closed again, Kashmir highway open

SRINAGAR: The national highway, the only road connecting Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh region with the Kashmir valley and historic 86-km-long Mughal road were closed on Wednesday due to fresh snowfall since early this morning. However, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all weather road linking Kashmir valley with the rest of the country was […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 1:23 pm
Home Minister Amit Shah moves citizenship amendment bill in Rajya Sabha

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Amit Shah moves citizenship amendment bill in Rajya Sabha. Opposition members move resolution to send controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill to Rajya Sabha select committee. Amit Shah rejects charge of vote bank politics, says BJP declared its intention to bring such legislation in manifesto. (agencies) Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 12:22 pm
China is losing out in its competitive edge, says Commerce Minister Goyal

NEW DELHI: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that the government is firm about boosting exports and find a better place for India in the regional and global trade sector. Answering to supplementary queries in the Lok Sabha during Question Hour, Mr Goyal said as China is losing out in its competitive edge, India […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 12:20 pm
Ranveer Singh in talks to play comicbook superhero Nagraj, Karan Johar to produce

NEW DELHI: Actor Ranveer Singh is in negotiations to play the role of the iconic Indian superhero Nagraj in a big-screen adaptation of the comicbook series, Manoj Gupta, president of publisher Raj Comics, said on Wednesday. The film will be produced by filmmaker Karan Johar, Gupta added. “We are in talks with Ranveer Singh and […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 11:54 am
US Congress consents to designate Indias NAVIC as allied system

WASHINGTON: The US Congress has consented to designate Indias NAVIC as its allied navigational satellite system along with the Galileo of the European Union and QZSS of Japan. Approved as part of the conference report of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2020, it designates Russias GLONASS and Chinese Beidou as a non-allied system. It […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 11:49 am
Oppn speaking Paks language on Citizenship Bill: PM Modi at BJP meet

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday accused the opposition of speaking Pakistans language on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and asserted that the legislation will be written in golden letters in history. Addressing BJP parliamentary party meeting, Modi likened the bill to the governments decision to nullify Article 370 and said it will provide […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 11:36 am
Air quality in Delhi borders severe levels

NEW DELHI: The air quality in the national capital on Wednesday morning bordered severe levels and remained in the very poor category for the eighth consecutive day. The air quality index (AQI) in the city was recorded at 399 at 8.41 am. An AQI between 0-50 is considered good, 51-100 satisfactory, 101-200 moderate, 201-300 poor, […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 11:26 am
Navin launches e-Rent SIDCO

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 10: Paving the way for e-governance and moving a step forward towards Ease of Doing Business, Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Navin Kumar Choudhary today inaugurated e-billing system of SIDCO for lease rentals and water charges and other financial services like shed rent, shop rent, interest calculation provided by it to […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:51 am
J&K Bank lowers interest rate on loans by 0.10 pc

Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Dec 10: J&K Bank has lowered its marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by 0.10 percent for various tenors following the decrease in repo rate by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The bank after reviewing the MCLR for different tenors lowered its benchmark one-year MCLR to 8.45 pc from 8.55 […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:50 am
Japanese Industry Minister meets Dr Jitendra, discusses Northeast projects, Nuclear collaboration

Excelsior Correspondent NEW DELHI, Dec 10:Japanese Minister of Industry, Economy and Trade, Hiroshi Kajiyama met UnionMinister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region, PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances,Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space,Dr Jitendra Singh here today and discussed Japanese contribution in infrastructure projects in Northeast India as well as mutual collaboration in Nuclear programme. […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:29 am
Strengthening tourist infrastructure receiving Govts focused attention: Advisor Khan

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 10: Strengthening tourism infrastructure in J&K is receiving Government’s focused attention, stated Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today while highlighting various measures being undertaken to boost the sector. The Advisor made these remarks during the laying of foundation stones for building of Directorate of Floriculture, Parks and Garden Jammu and […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:28 am
SPIC-MACAY programme organized at KV-1

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 10: SPICMACAY (Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth) programme was organized here today in KV -1 Gandhi Nagar Jammu where Padma Shree Dr G C D Bharti along with others gave their performance. Dr Bharti along with co-singers Gopi Kishan Bharti, Bhushan Bharti, C V Vanchaspati, […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:27 am
Press Council of India team visits PCJ, takes feedback on present media scenario

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 10: The visiting `Fact Finding Team’ of the Press Council of India (PCI) today had an extensive interaction with the members of Press Club Jammu and took feedback on the present media scenario here and issues confronting working journalists, particularly in the wake of situation arising following developments after August 5, […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:26 am
AJKPC hunger strike ends; 200 members detained, released

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 10: The 168-hour-long hunger strike launched by All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC), under the leadership of its president Anil Sharma on Tuesday ended with the detention of over 200 Sarpanches/ Panches from different parts of the State. Click here to watch video Irked over the indifferent and insensitive attitude […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:24 am
Politicization of Police dangerous trend: Harsh

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 10: Accusing the ruling BJP of having debilitated and weakened democracy in the country and J&K in particular, NPP chairman and former minister Harsh Dev Singh has said that even institutions like Police force were being abused to bully and browbeat the opposition and others questioning the policies of the Government. […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:23 am
Retd Central Armed Police personnel protest

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 10: Retired Central Armed Police Forces personnel staged protest demonstration and demanded that Government should stop discrimination against them. A large number of retired Central Armed Police men, under the banner of Retired Central Armed Police Forces Warriors Welfare Association, J&K, led by its president, Ram Lal Dogra (Retd AC), assembled […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:22 am
Bhalla expresses concern over delayed projects of Jammu

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 10: Former minister and senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla today criticized the BJP Govt for not fulfilling their promises which they made during the elections and termed them as gimmicks to win elections. Interacting with aggrieved people of Beli Charana area of Gandhi Nagar constituency today, Bhalla said that several promises […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:21 am
Jugal demands special package for farmers

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 10: Jugal Kishore Sharma, BJP Member of Parliament from Jammu -Poonch Lok Sabha Constituency today demanded special package for compensation to paddy growing farmers whose crop was destroyed due to rain & hailstorm in Jammu -Poonch Parliamentary Constituency recently. Click here to watch video Jugal Kishore Sharma, while raising the issue […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 3:20 am
Crimes against women force us to think : Prez

NEW DELHI, Dec 10: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday flagged the recent incidents of violence against women in the country, saying such heinous crimes force people to think whether the society has lived up to the cherished universal vision of equal rights for all. In his address at an NHRC function at Vigyan Bhawan […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 2:01 am
Country moving towards rape in India from make in India: Cong leader

NEW DELHI, Dec 10: Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday raised the Unnao rape case in Lok Sabha, saying the country was gradually moving towards “rape in India” from “make in India”. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Chowdhury said there have been many incidents in the past-from Kathua to Unnao-where women or girls […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 2:01 am
Guterres urges donors to boost emergency response fund pledges

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 10: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged donors to provide more support to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) at a high-level pledging event. Noting that the climate crisis is causing more frequent and deadly hurricanes, cyclones and droughts around the world, Guterres said in his statement on Monday that the CERF […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 12:56 am
Success of Panchayati Raj

Sir, This is in reference to Dr. R. C. Sharma’s article. “Empower Panchayats in J and K UT. “seeking administrative and financial powers. Panchayat is a nonpolitical Community Dev. Institution where Panchs and Sarpanchs are elected on non-party basis. They have powerful link with Govt; Executives through Chairperson of Block Dev. Council with full supervisory […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 12:31 am
Lawyers agitation Whats the way out

Chetan Prabhakar A long-drawn suspension of work has been carried out by the lawyers of Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association, Chapter Jammu, on the issue of transferring of powers of registration of documents form Judicial Officers to Revenue Officers. The Government is going ahead with the constitution of offices of Registrars and Sub-registrars […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 12:31 am
Pak condemns CAB, calls it Indias attempt to interfere in neighbouring countries

  ISLAMABAD, Dec 10:Pakistan has condemned as regressive and discriminatory Indias Citizenship Amendment Bill and called it a malafide intent by New Delhi to interfere in the affairs of neighbouring countries. The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after […] Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 12:28 am
A woman walks amid dense fog in Srinagar on Tuesday. -Excelsior/Shakeel

A woman walks amid dense fog in Srinagar on Tuesday. -Excelsior/Shakeel Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .

11 Dec 2019 12:28 am