LS passes J&K Official Language Bill Nishikant Khajuria JAMMU, Sept 22: The Lok Sabha today passed the historic Jammu and Kashmir Official Language Bill, 2020, introducing Hindi, Kashmiri and Dogri as official languages in the Union Territory, apart from the existing Urdu and English. The Bill also states that the existing institutional mechanisms such as  The post Hindi, Kashmiri & Dogri introduced as official languages in addition to Urdu, English appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News
NEW DELHI, Sept 22: In first such moves to bring down tensions in Eastern Ladakh, India and China todayagreed to stop sending more troops to the frontline, refrain from unilaterally changing the situation on the ground and avoid taking any actions that may further complicate matters. The announcement of the decisions was made by the  The post India, China agree to stop sending more troops on LAC appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
Demand Sixth Schedule Status, powers for Councils; say no to Domicile Law Seek time from LG, to visit Kargil for consensus Sanjeev Pargal JAMMU, Sept 22: In a significant political development, all political parties, social and religious organizations today set aside their political and ideological differences, came on a joint platform in Leh under the  The post Major political development in Ladakh: All parties join hands to boycott LAHDC polls appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | To
9 docs, AEE, 12 of family test +ve Regular rounds by faculty in GMC: Dr Jitendra Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 22: Jammu region recorded seven more Corona deaths, four of them women and 736 new cases, 253 in Jammu district alone including nine doctors, an AEE, 12 members of a family, eight BSF jawans, number  The post 4 women among 7 more die of Corona in Jammu appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
Expresses concern over slow investigation by ACB Mohinder Verma JAMMU, Sept 22: Division Bench of High Court comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rajesh Bindal today dropped sufficient hints about transferring the infamous Roshni land scam to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Jammu and Kashmir has failed  The post DB drops hints about transferring infamous Roshni land scam to CBI appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism |
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 22: Continuing his public outreach programme at Jammu, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today met former Ministers, ex- Legislators, political leaders, and public delegations at Raj Bhavan and took stock of their concerning issues and grievances. Delegation of BJP leaders led by Ravinder Raina comprising of former Minister, Dr. Devinder Kumar Manyal  The post Former Ministers, ex-Legislators, other delegations call on Lt Governor appeared first on Jammu Kash
499 test +ve Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR, Sept 22: Nine people died in Kashmir today due to COVID-19 taking the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir to 1044 while Valley reported 499 fresh cases of coronavirus taking the number of positive cases in J&K to 66261. Those who died due to COVID today include a 68-year-old  The post 9 die of COVID in Kashmir appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
Excelsior Correspondent New Delhi, Sept 22: National Conference president and Member of Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah in his address in Lok Sabha today sought the restoration of J&Ks special Constitutional position which was unconstitutionally, undemocratically and illegally rescinded on the August 5, last year. Party president in his address in the Parliament today said, Today  The post Normalcy wont return till Aug 5 decisions revoked: Farooq appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tou
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 22: Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a meeting to take stock of efforts toward mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic and review the related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and policies. Administrative Secretaries of Departments of Health & Medical Education, Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare, and Revenue, besides Divisional Commissioner, Jammu,  The post CS directs installation of 150 CCTVs, sanitation drive in GMC appeared first on J
Peoples Movement leaders at a press conference in Leh on Tuesday. -Excelsior/Morup Stanzin The post Peoples Movement leaders at a press conference in Leh on Tuesday. -Excelsior/Morup Stanzin appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
Arms and ammunition recovered at Sohal Khud in Akhnoor on Tuesday. The post Arms and ammunition recovered at Sohal Khud in Akhnoor on Tuesday. appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
Los Angeles, Sep 22: Friends is getting a reimagined all-Black cast with actor Gabrielle Union hosting a live table read of an episode from the iconic sitcom on Tuesday. Sterling K. Brown, Uzo Aduba, Ryan Bathe, Aisha Hinds, Kendrick Sampson and Jeremy Pope will be playing the six lead characters in the re-enactment of the  The post Gabrielle Union to host Friends live read with Black cast appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
LOS ANGELES, Sept 22: Netflix has decided against ordering a second season of fantasy series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The series was a prequel to the 1982 Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal and premiered on the streamers platform in August last year to poor reviews from the critics. According to Variety, the  The post Netflix pulls plug on The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance after one season appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI, Sept 22: Italian superbike maker Ducati on Tuesday said it has launched all-new Scrambler 1100 Pro and the 1100 Sport Pro in India, priced at Rs 11.95 lakh and Rs 13.74 lakh, respectively (ex-showroom). The bikes come with an 1100-cc engine mated to a six speed gearbox. Scrambler is one of the most  The post Ducati launches Scrambler 1100 Pro range in India appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
PARIS, Sep 22: Indias Ankita Raina progressed to the second round of the French Open qualifiers with a hard-fought win over Jovana Jovic on Tuesday but Ramkumar Ramanathans bid to qualify for his maiden Grand Slam singles main draw fell flat. In a marathon two-hour 47 minute contest, Ankita prevailed 6-4 4-6 6-4 against the  The post Ankita progresses to second round, Ramkumar bows out of French Open qualifiers appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
Asiya Wani The year 2020 will be remembered differently in the human history. While most of us will remember it for disastrous COVID-19 pandemic which disrupted the normal life of almost every human being but unfortunately some among the feminine gender who suffered from the brutalities of strong gender will remember it as a year  The post Domestic violence during COVID 19 Pandemic appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI, Sept 22: The process of appointment of a new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (ICs) in the Central Information Commission is going on, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday. In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, he said the CIC completed his tenure on August 26. The process of  The post CICs post vacant, process of appointment going on: Govt appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
SHARJAH, Sep 22: Mahendra Singh Dhoni briefly seemed upset during Chennai Super Kings IPL match against Rajasthan Royals after one of the wrong decisions by the on-field umpire was rightfully changed after a referral to the third umpire. It was in the 18th over of the Royals innings and Deepak Chahar bowling to Tom Curran  The post Its Rajasthan Royals again and Dhoni gets upset with umpire reversing his dismissal decision appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J
Showkat Ahmad Wani School Education Department used to elevate eligible PG Masters/Teachers as In-charge lecturers against 50% quota of vacancies of lecturers while as other 50% were referred to Public Service Commission for direct recruitment. The aspirants (unemployed), after going through selection process for 50% direct quota and selection by Public Service Commission used to  The post Justice eludes Incharge Officers of School Education appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Touris
Sunidhi Mahajan COVID-19 is not only a challenge for global health systems, but also a test of our human spirit. Recovery must lead to a more equal world that is more resilient to future crises. Women will be the hardest hit by this pandemic but they will also be the backbone of recovery in communities.  The post COVID 19 and Women appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI: After unleashing a price war in mobile tariffs and fibre-broadband services, billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio on Tuesday unveiled postpaid plans, bundling up to 500 GB of data and subscription to Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney + Hotstar. JioPostPaid Plus for mobile customers will have a monthly tariff from Rs 399 to Rs  The post Jio unveils JioPostpaid Plus with entertainment, intl roaming, other benefits appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking N
NEW DELHI: Five Indians including Azim Sabahat of Global Healthcare and Ashif Shaikh of Jan Sahas have been selected by the Schwab Foundation for social innovators of 2020 awards for being among the first responders to the COVID-19 crisis. The other three Indian awardees are Shanti Raghavan and Dipesh Sutariya of EnAble India, which is  The post Five Indians on Schwab Foundations 2020 list of social innovators appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI: The sixth round of marathon military talks between India and China focused on ways to defuse rising tensions along the treacherous and high-altitude friction points in eastern Ladakh in line with their recent agreement and considering the approaching harsh winter, Government sources said here on Tuesday. There was no official word on the  The post Disengagement process intricate and complex; Indian, Chinese armies to have more talks appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tour
NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday approved a Bill to introduce Hindi, Kashmiri and Dogri as official languages in Jammu and Kashmir, in addition to Urdu and English. Minister of State for Home affairs G Kishan Reddy introduced the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020. He said over 56 per cent population in  The post Lok Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
JAMMU: An arms consignment believed to have been dropped by a drone from Pakistan-based terrorists was seized in Akhnoor sector here in the early hours of Tuesday, a senior police officer said. Senior Superintendent of Police (Jammu) Shridhar Patil said two packets containing two AK assault rifles, three magazines with 90 rounds and a pistol  The post Drone-dropped arms consignment seized near Jammu border appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded 1,235 fresh COVID-19 cases, raising its tally to 66,261, while 18 more fatalities pushed its death count to 1,042, officials said. It was for the 20th consecutive day that the number of fresh cases crossed 1,000 in a 24-hour period. The UT recorded 1,235 fresh cases of COVID-19  The post 1,235 fresh COVID-19 cases in J-K; 18 more die appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
SRINAGAR: The NIA on Tuesday carried out searches at nearly a dozen places in Baramulla and Srinagar districts in connection with two separate cases related to arrested Deputy Superintendent of J-K Police Devender Singh and misuse of cross-LoC trade, officials said. The agency swooped on different locations and seized several incriminating documents and digital devices  The post NIA carries out multiple raids in two separate cases in J&K appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism |
MUMBAI: Ajay Jaswal of Apeksha Films & Music evoked the evergreen musical magical frenzy of 1980s in the new song Suno Apne Dil Ki, sung by legendary Kumar Sanu. The lyrics and music is by legendary DJ Sheizwood. In these challenging times, evergreen music of the 80s is like the medicine of the mind &  The post Ajay Jaswal of Apeksha Films & Music evokes musical frenzy of 80s in new song appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
MUMBAI: Actor Dia Mirza on Tuesday dismissed reports she is involved in consumption and procurement of drugs, a claim she said was being made with mala fide intentions, adding she will pursue the legal route in the matter. Mirzas name cropped up in reports after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) summoned actor Deepika Padukones manager  The post Dia Mirza slams reports of consuming drugs, says will take legal action appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI: Parliament on Tuesday passed amendments to the Banking Regulation Act to bring cooperative banks under the supervision of the RBI, a move aimed at protecting the interest of depositors. The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which replaces an ordinance that was promulgated on June 26, was passed by a voice vote in the  The post Parliament passes bill to bring cooperative banks under RBIs supervision appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
BARAMULLA: Two women were killed when a speedy vehicle hit them in this north Kashmir district Tuesday, police said. Police said a speedy vehicle hit and critically wounded two women when they were crossing road at Lasser crossing in Rafiabad this evening. Both the women were rushed to hospital where they were declared brought dead.  The post Two women killed in road accident in Baramulla appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Tuesday expressed confidence that the proposed Film City in the State will live up to the expectations of the industry as he met some celebrities including actor Anupam Kher and singer Udit Narayan to discuss the project. He said the State was somehow failing to meet the expectations  The post Need of hour that Indian cinema gets new stage: Yogi appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI: E-commerce giant Amazon India on Tuesday said it has added four new Indian languages to its platform, a move that will help expand access to online shopping to 200-300 million customers. The addition of four languages Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu comes ahead of the festive season that accounts for a  The post Amazon India adds 4 vernacular languages to woo shoppers ahead of festive season appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said it has attached Dubai-based assets worth over Rs 203 crore of late gangster Iqbal Mirchis family in connection with a money laundering case. The attached assets include 15 commercial and residential properties belonging to the family members of Mirchi. They include a hotel called Midwest Hotel Apartment,  The post Money laundering: ED attaches Rs 203-cr worth Dubai assets of Iqbal Mirchis family appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News
NEW DELHI: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday conducted successfully flight test of Abhyas, a high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT), from the Interim Test Range, Balasore in Odisha. During the trials, two demonstrator vehicles were successfully test flown. The vehicle can be used as target for evaluation of various missile systems, the  The post DRDO successfully conducts flight test of Abhyas appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breakin
NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Tuesday sent six alleged Al-Qaeda members, arrestedrecently from West Bengal and Kerala, to four-day NIA custody, the court sources said. Special Judge Praveen Singh handed over the accused to NIA for custodial interrogation after they were produced before the court in an in-chamber proceeding. Three other suspects of the  The post Court sends six Al-Qaeda members to NIA custody appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI:The Union Home Ministry has sought applications from the spouse and children of victims of terrorist attacks for pursuing MBBS and BDS courses in medical and dental colleges under the central pool. In a communication, the home ministry has conveyed to all states about allocation of MBBS and BDS seats from the central pool  The post Govt seeks applications from children, spouse of terror victims for MBBS, BDS courses appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking New
NEW DELHI:More than one crore migrant labourers returned to their home states on foot during March-June 2020, including those who travelled during the COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdown, the Government said on Tuesday. COVID-19 has resulted in migration of large number of workers from destination states to the home-states, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways  The post Over 1 crore migrant labourers return to home states on foot during Mar-Jun: Govt appeared first on Jammu Kashmir
NEW DELHI:The ruckus and violence in Rajya Sabha during the passage of two farm bills will go down as a shameful stain on the functioning of Parliament, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday. Eight Rajya Sabha MPs were suspended from the House on Monday for their misconduct during the passage of two  The post Ruckus, violence in RS shameful stain on parliaments functioning: Puri appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI:In one of the most productive days in its history, Rajya Sabha on Tuesday in a matter of three and half hours passed seven key bills including one that removes cereals, pulses and onion from the essential commodities list and another that abolishes penalty for certain offences by companies. This after most of the  The post Rajya Sabha passes 7 key bills in three and half hours appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
KOLKATA:A total of 53 Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel have utilised their 14-day quarantine period in West Bengals Darjeeling to get trained in high-altitude survival techniques and rescue operations at the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) in the hill town, an official of the establishment said on Tuesday. HMI Principal, Group Captain Jai Kishan, said the  The post 53 IAF personnel get trained in high-altitude rescue ops during quarantine in Darjeeling appeared first on Jammu Kashmir
NEW DELHI:Two bills to set up the National Forensic Sciences University and the Rashtriya Raksha University were passed in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday by voice vote. Both the bills have already been cleared by Lok Sabha. The National Forensic Sciences University Bill seeks to establish a National Forensic Sciences University by upgrading the Gujarat Forensic  The post Bills to set up Forensic Sciences University, Rashtriya Raksha University passed in RS appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News |
MUMBAI: A special CBI court in Mumbai hasIssued a Letter of Request to the United States for aiding the Central Bureau of Investigation in its probe into a multi- crore bank fraud case against Vijay Mallya. Special court judge Jayendra C Jagdale issued the Letter of Request (LoR) on Monday after the CBI filed an  The post Court issues LoR to US for aiding CBI in probe against Mallya appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
JAMMU: Security forces on Tuesday recovered arms and ammunition suspected to be air dropped from drone in Akhnoor area here on city outskirts. Police sources said that joint teams of police and Army recovered a consignment of arms and ammunition suspected to have been air dropped in an area inside Line of Control near Akhnoor.  The post Weapons suspected to be air dropped from drone recovered in Akhnoor appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI : The sixth round of military talks between India and China that lasted 14 hours focused on ways to defuse rising tensions along the treacherous and high-altitude friction points in eastern Ladakh considering the approaching harsh winter, people familiar with the developments said on Tuesday. The outcome of the marathon talks on Monday  The post 6th round of Sino-India military talks lasts 14 hrs; focus on defusing tensions at friction points in Ladakh appeared first on Jammu Kashmir
NEW DELHI : We will consider revoking suspension only after suspended RS members apologise for their behaviour said Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. We expected Cong to oppose such unruly behaviour by Opposition members in Rajya Sabha said Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. (Agencies) The post We expected Cong to oppose such unruly behaviour by Opposition members in Rajya Sabha: Prasad appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI : Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to remove cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oils, onion and potatoes from the list of essential commodities. The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, which was approved by the lower house on September 15, was approved by a voice vote in Rajya Sabha. The bill replaces an ordinance promulgated  The post Parliament passes amendments to essential commodities law appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
Weddings are a magical time in every girls life and it is one that she probably plans from her childhood. Two of the most important things that make the wedding day all the more special are her wedding couture and the jewellery that is adorned on her on her special day. Choosing wedding jewellery is  The post Modern Indian Bridal Jewellery Trends appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
SRINAGAR : Burglars decamped with cash from an iron donation box of a shrine in this downtown, official sources said on Tuesday. This is the second such incident within the past two weeks. They said burglars broke open the donation box of the shrine of Hazrat Rehbab Sahib in Aali Kadal area of the down  The post Burglars decamp with cash from shrine in Srinagar appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .