NEW DELHI: The decisions taken by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday for urban migrants and the poor will bring a positive change in the lives of many people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. Referring to the decision of the Cabinet to approve development of Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHC) for urban migrants and poor that  The post Wednesdays Cabinet decisions will bring positive change in lives of many: PM appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday claimed that the reduction in syllabus announced by the board is being interpreted differently and the move is only a one-time measure for the 2020-21 academic session in view of the COVID-19 situation. The clarification by the board came amid a row over certain  The post Reduction in syllabus being interpreted differently, move only one-time measure: CBSE appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking Ne
NEW DELHI: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday announced the cancellation of the Asia Cup, which was scheduled to be held in September. Asia Cup cancel ho chuka hai, joh September me tha (Asia Cup, which was to be held in September, has been cancelled), Ganguly told sports tak in an instagram live session. There  The post Ganguly announces cancellation of Asia Cup in September appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI: The Defence Ministry on Wednesday decided that unmarried permanently disabled and financially dependent sons of Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) beneficiaries will be entitled to medical benefits even after they have attained 25 years of age. Till now, unmarried permanently disabled and financially dependent sons of ECHS beneficiaries after attaining the age of  The post Unmarried disabled sons of ECHS beneficiaries eligible for medicare facilities even after 25 yrs a
JAMMU/SRINAGAR: A 65-year-old woman was killed and three other civilians were injured on Wednesday as Pakistan violated ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked mortar shelling on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in different sectors in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. While the elderly woman was killed in heavy shelling by Pakistan  The post Woman killed, three injured in Pak shelling along LoC in J-K appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking New
NEW DELHI: TVS Motor Company on Wednesday said it has extended service support for customers in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Free serviceof vehicles,due between Marchand April,2020, which was redeemable till June 2020, is now extended to July 31, 2020, the Chennai-based firm said in a statement. For vehicles where warranty is expiring between  The post TVS extends customer service support amid COVID-19 crisis appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI: Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday that youths from the International Border (IB) areas in Jammu and Kashmir are eligible to avail the benefits of reservation applicable for them in Government employment. The assertion comes after some candidates raised doubts over the applicability of reservation provided for them. Singh, the Minister of  The post Youths from IB areas in J-K eligible for reservation in Govt jobs: Jitendra appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | T
Brij Nath Betab Prime Minister Narendra Modis unannounced visit to the volatile Ladakh border, where he addressed the valiant Indian troops guarding against the intrusion of the Chinese expansionists, validates his character of leading from the front. Modi had set his agenda for Indias big steps forward in 2014. In his maiden Independence Day speech  The post Modis Nimoo message for Pakistan appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI:A Delhi court Wednesday granted bail to foreign nationals from 21 countries who were chargesheeted for attending Markaz at Nizamuddin here by allegedly violating visa conditions, indulging in missionary activities illegally and violating government guidelines following the COVID-19 outbreak. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur granted the relief to the foreigners on furnishing a personal  The post Nizamuddin Markaz: Delhi court grants bail to foreigners from 21 countries app
NEW DELHI:The annual Amarnath Yatra in the Himalayas will be conducted in a staggered manner and not more than 500 pilgrims will be allowed to visit the sacred cave shrine of Lord Shiva daily due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Wednesday. The issue of pilgrimages to the Amarnath and Vaishnodevi shrines, both located  The post Staggered Amarnath Yatra; 500 pilgrims daily due to COVID-19, only Baltal route likely appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking New
NEW DELHI:The Chinese military removed all temporary structures and almost completed withdrawing its troops from the face-off site in Hot Springs in eastern Ladakh on Wednesday in sync with a decision by the two countries to ensure expeditious disengagement of forces from the friction points, people familiar with the development said. The disengagement process began  The post Withdrawal of Chinese troops in Hot Springs complete; pull back continues in other areas: Sources appeared first on Jam
SRINAGAR:The Army on Wednesday paid rich tribute to a soldier, who attains martyrdom in an encounter with militants in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Tuesday. An Army official said that Naik Rajwinder Singh, who attained martyrdom on Tuesday in the gunfight at Gosu area in Pulwama, was on Wednesday paid a befitting tribute by  The post Army pays tribute to soldier whoattains martyrdom in Pulwama encounter appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
Kolkata: Extending its portfolio in 160 cc motorcycle segment further, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd. today unveiled the new X-Blade BSVI. Introducing X-Blade BSVI, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director ? Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd, said, The new X-Blade BSVI is inspired by the dreams of success oriented young  The post Honda launches advanced, sporty & stylish new X-Blade BSVI appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K
MUMBAI:The police on Wednesday detained a suspect after a man vandalised `Rajgruh, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkars residence in Matunga in central Mumbai. The incident, which took place on Tuesday night, evoked condemnation from political leaders including Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray who said strict action will be taken against those involved. As per the complaint lodged  The post Attack on Ambedkars house: suspect held appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking Ne
Mumbai: Skoda Auto Volkswagen India on Wednesday it has handed its mobile health clinic van to a primary healthcare centre in Pune district that will help its medical staff provide consultation to around 12 villages including the companys plant area besides transferring patients to hospitals. The mobile van has been provided for six months as  The post Skoda Auto Volkswagen India provides mobile van to primary healthcare centre in Pune district appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tou
MUMBAI: Snapping its five-day rising streak, equity benchmark Sensex closed 346 points lower after a highly volatile session on Wednesday, dragged by losses in index heavyweights Reliance Industries, Infosys and TCS amid weak cues from global peers. After opening on a positive note, the 30-share index sank 594.26 points from the days high and finally  The post Sensex snaps 5-day winning streak, tanks 345.51 pts appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
KOLKATA:West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took umbrage on Wednesday over the CBSEs decision to drop topics such as citizenship, federalism and partition in an effort to rationalise its curriculum amid the COVID-19 crisis. She appealed to the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry not to curtail important lessons at any cost. Shocked to know that  The post Shocked at CBSEs move to drop topics like citizenship, federalism in new syllabus: Mamata appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest
LONDON: Neurological complications of COVID-19 may include delirium, brain inflammation, stroke, and nerve damage, according to a study which says some of these symptoms may not be a direct consequence of the novel coronavirus infection but due to the immune system acting on healthy cells. The research, published in the journal Brain, identified one rare  The post Delirium, rare brain inflammation, stroke linked to COVID-19: Study appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breakin
NEW DELHI:The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal to extend the scheme for payment of the employer and employees PF contribution for three months until August. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced the extension of the benefit in May this year. Cabinet has approved the extension of the scheme where government payscontributions of employee  The post Cabinet approves extension of PFcontributions by Govt till Aug appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Bre
MUMBAI: Director Hansal Mehtas Omerta, featuring Rajkummar Rao, will premiere on ZEE5 on July 25, the streaming platform announced on Wednesday. The 2017 critically-acclaimed movie is based on the life of British-born Pakistani terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh, played by Rao. Rao said Omar was one of the most challenging characters he has ever played on  The post Omerta set for ZEE5 premiere on July 25 appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI:The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved development of Affordable Rental Housing Complexes for urban migrants and poor as a sub-scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Awas YojanaUrban, the government said. As part of the scheme, existing vacant government-funded housing complexes will be converted into Affordable Rental Housing Complex (ARHC). An expenditure of Rs 600 crore  The post Cabinet nod for development of Affordable Rental Housing Complexes for urban migrants, poor appeared first o
SRINAGAR:Two civilians were injured on Wednesday when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire and resorted to heavy shelling and firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector in north Kashmir district of Kupwara. An Army official said that Pakistani troops, violating the 2003 ceasefire, fired mortar shells and resorted to heavy firing on Wednesday  The post 2 civilians injured in Pak ceasefire violation at LoC in north Kashmir appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism
NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court Wednesday recalled its March 27 order by which it had allowed the sale of BS-IV vehicles for 10 days across the country, except in Delhi-NCR, after lifting of COVID-19 induced lockdown. The apex court said automobile dealers violated its directives and BS-IV vehicles were sold during the lockdown in last week  The post SC recalls its order allowing sale of BS-IV vehicles for 10 days after lifting of lockdown appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Br
NEW DELHI:Jammu and Kashmir cadre IPS officer Basant Rath has been suspended for alleged instances of gross misconduct and misbehaviour with immediate effect, says a Union Home Ministry order. The order, issued on Tuesday evening, said the 2000 batch IPS officer was immediately attached to police headquarters in Srinagar. Rath, posted as inspector general (IG),  The post J-K cadre IPS officer suspended for gross misconduct and misbehaviour: Home Ministry appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday interact with representatives of Varanasi-based NGOs to discuss their efforts towards food distribution and other assistance rendered during the coronavirus-induced lockdown, the Prime Ministers Office has said. Modi represents Varanasi in Lok Sabha. During the nationwide lockdown, the residents of Varanasi and members of social organisations,  The post PM to interact with NGOs of his Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday appeared first on
NEW DELHI:Cabinet approves extending free foodgrain, pulses to 81 cr people for five months till Nov said I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar. Rs 1.49 lakh cr to be spent on giving free foodgrain, pulses for eight months says I&B Minister. (agencies) The post Cabinet approves extending free foodgrain, pulses to 81 cr people for five months till Nov: Javadekar appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
SRINAGAR:Though rain still eludes Kashmir valley resulting in heat wave conditions, Meteorological department on Wednesday issued a fresh warning of isolated thunder showers, lightening and gusty winds during the next four days in the Union Territory. However, gusty winds during the past few days badly damaged fruit and other crops besides damaged dozens of houses  The post Rain still eludes Kashmir, MeT issue fresh weather warning appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaki
NEW DELHI:Asserting that India was at the forefront of the ongoing international efforts to defeat the coronavirus, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said enhancing global cooperation to effectively tackle the pandemic was the need of the hour. At a ceremony during which Kovind accepted credentials from heads of mission from New Zealand, the United  The post Enhancing global cooperation need of the hour to effectively tackle COVID-19: Prez appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tou
NEW DELHI:Small and medium enterprises stand destroyed and large companies are under severe stress, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi claimed on Wednesday and said he had warned of an economic tsunami in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a tweet, Gandhi also claimed that banks are in distress and attacked the BJP for ridiculing him  The post Small, medium enterprises destroyed; had said economic tsunami is coming: Rahul appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court Wednesday extended protection to TV news anchor Amish Devgan against any coercive action in cases lodged over his alleged defamatory remark against Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti during a show telecast on June 15. A bench comprising justices A M Khanwilkar and Sanjiv Khanna asked Devgans counsel to complete the pleadings  The post SC extends protection to TV anchor from coercive action in defamation cases appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | B
NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Tamil Nadu assembly speaker P Dhanapal and others, including assembly secretary, on a plea of DMK seeking a direction to the speaker to forthwith decide its pending plea for disqualification of 11 AIADMK lawmakers who had voted against Chief Minister K Palaniswami during the 2017  The post SC notice to TN assembly speaker, others on DMKs plea for disqualification of 11 AIADMK MLAs appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | T
NEW DELHI:Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has sought a detailed report from the health secretary with an analysis of the factors behind the COVID-19 deaths in the national capital in the last fortnight, officials said on Wednesday. According to officials, Delhi reported over 800 COVID-19 deaths in the last two weeks, with 397 people succumbing  The post Delhi CM seeks report from health secy on COVID-19 deaths appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
KOLKATA:The Enforcement Directorate (ED), Which is investigating the money laundering angle in the Narada tapes scandal, has sent reminders to the accused TMC leaders and BJPs Mukul Roy to provide details of their bank accounts and other assets, agency officials said on Wednesday. The notices were sent to them before the commencement of the lockdown  The post ED reminds Narada accused about delay in submitting details of assets appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking N
NEW DELHI:Specialist doctors from the AIIMS here have been roped in by the Union Health Ministry to provide expert guidance and knowledge support on COVID-19 to doctors manning ICUs in state hospitals, in an effort to reduce the fatality rate. The first such session through tele-consultation or video conference will be held today. The doctors  The post Specialist from AIIMS to provide guidance on clinical management of COVID-19 to docs in 17 states appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News |
SHIMLA:The weather department on Wednesday issued a landslide warning for Shimla, Solan and adjoining areas following rains in most parts of Himachal Pradesh. Most parts of the state will continue to receive rain in the day, the weatherman said. Shimla MeT Centre director Manmohan Singh said there is possibility of landslides in Shimla, Solan and  The post Landslide warning in Shimla, Solan following heavy rains appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
New Delhi: The countrys largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI)on Wednesday said it has transported over 6.7 lakh cars through the Indian Railways in the past six years, witnessing a CAGR of over 18 per cent. The first dispatch of the companys vehicles by double-decker flexi-deck rakes took place in March 2014. The increased focus  The post Maruti transports over 6.7 lakh cars through Indian Railways in 6 yrs appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
New Delhi: Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar has little doubt that Ben Stokes will lead England from the front in the opening Test against West Indies, with his controlled aggression and infectious energy aiding him the most. Tendulkar spoke about stand-in English skipper Stokes while previewing the three-Test series, which starts in Southampton on Wednesday,  The post Stokes will lead England from front, has controlled aggression: Tendulkar appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | To
UNITED NATIONS: Hitting out at Pakistan for peddling false narratives against it, India has asked Islamabad that it must introspect about why it is universally acknowledged as the international epicentre of terrorism and the best safe haven for terrorists. Mahaveer Singhvi, head of the Indian delegation, made the comments at a webinar The Global Scourge  The post Pak must introspect why its universally acknowledged as epicentre of terrorism: India at UN appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest N
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Srinagar Wing, shall remain closed for two days after some paramilitary CRPF personnel deployed there tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to an order by the Registrar General. As informed by the in charge CRPF High Court of J&K at Srinagar, some CRPF personnel deployed at Srinagar wing  The post HC Srinagar Wing Closed For 2 Days After CRPF Men Posted There Test Positive For Covid-19 appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism
NEW DELHI: An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 was reported on the Richter scale occurred near Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir, according to Indias National Center for Seismology. The earthquake struck at 2:12: 20 (IST) today. (agencies) The post 4.3 magnitude earthquake hits J&K appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
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With the ongoing distress caused by COVID-19, the world seems to begoing through entirely unanticipated times.Since the nationwide lockdown has continued for over 70 days now, it has also caused financial distress to many.To help counter the problems, many banks and other financial institutions are providing personal loansto theirexisting customers, pension and salary account holders.  The post Is Taking Personal Loan During the COVID-19 Crisis a Good Idea? appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Late
After all, employees of all cadres working in Municipal Council Sopore in Baramulla district and Municipal Committee Bandipora in Kashmir valley,must be knowing a lot about Wular lake being one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia and its present status, that of having shrunk in its size considerably due to utter negligence and  The post Save Wular, stop dumping solid waste appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K .
NEW DELHI : With22,752 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, Indias COVID-19 caseload increased to7,42,417 on Wednesday, while the death toll climbed to 20,642 with 482 people succumbing to the disease,according to the Union Health Ministry data. The number of recoveries stands at 4,56,830, while there are 2,64,944 active cases of coronavirus  The post Indias COVID-19 caseload increases to 7,42,417 appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K
LUCKNOW/KANPUR : The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Wednesday killed an aide of gangster Vikas Dubey in Hamirpur and arrested another following an encounter in Kanpur for their alleged role in last weeks Bikru ambush wherein eight policemen died, a senior officer said. Two policemen were injured in the encounter in Hamirpur. Amar  The post Kanpur ambush: Gangster Vikas Dubeys close aide killed, another arrested appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, July 7: J&K Grameen Bank under the chairmanship of Janak Raj Angural organized camps under Kisan Pakhwada at various locations through different branches under districts-Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Rajouri and Poonch. About 702 KCC loans were sanctioned and sanction letters were also handed over by the dignitaries to the beneficiaries during the camps.  The post Grameen Bank organizes camps at various locations appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Br
*Directs for aggressive testing of co-morbid persons Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, July 7: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, today exhorted upon the concerned authorities for aggressive testing of co-morbid persons and red zone areas in order to contain the spread of COVID-19 virus in Jammu and Kashmir. Advisor made these remarks while chairing a  The post Advisor Bhatnagar reviews healthcare scenario in J&K appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaki
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, July 7: Jammu & Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) in association with FIEO organized an interactive webinar on Boosting exports from Jammu today. The session was organized as a part of DGFTs District as Export Hub Initiative where Jammu district has been identified for a pilot study which FIEO is undertaking. Anoo  The post JKTPO organizes interactive webinar on Boosting exports from Jammu appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breakin
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, July 7: PWD contractors raised their concern about the issue of their long pending liabilities with the Government during a meeting with senior BJP leaders at party, headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, here, today. J&K BJP president, Ravinder Raina accompanied by former Dy. CM Kavinder Gupta, former Minister Sukhnandan Choudhary and Chander Prakash Ganga  The post Contractors meet BJP leaders, show concern over pending liabilities appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest N