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Sukesh urges LS Speaker for expeditious action against Dr Farooq.

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Eminent social activist Sukesh Khajuria on Sunday urged the LokSabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for expeditious action against Dr Farooq Abdullah for his alleged seditious statement on Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK).As per the release, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan had earlier referred a complaint of the activist to the Parliament’s Committee on Petitions. ...

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Natrang’s Dogri play Mahabhoj featured in National awards festival.

Natrang’s highly acclaimed Dogri play “Mahabhoj” was featured in National awards festival at RabindraBhawan, New Delhi, a statement issued by theatre group Natrang said.The festival is being organized by National Academy of Music Dance and Drama, New Delhi. Written by Mannu Bhandari, translated in Dogri by Prof RN Shastri, the ...

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Enthralling performances mark 2nd day of Jammu Mahotsav-2019.

On the second day of Jammu Mahotsav-2019, enthralling performances were given by the local artists at Mansar, Chichi Mata, Suchetgarh, Bagh-e-Bahu, Mubarak Mandi, YatriNiwas Grounds, Jammu and Bus Stand- Katra. The day started with NukkadNaatak based on the theme “BetiPadoa-BetiBachao” at Veer Marg market and was witnessed by enthusiastic tourists.  ...

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Nomads seeks enhanced quota for admission of their wards in State edu institutions.

The nomadic Gujjar and Bakerwal community of the State demanded that the quota for admission of their wards in the State universities and the colleges should be enhanced.They were speaking in a programme organised here by the Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation to discuss various aspects of admission issues including ...

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Heritage map of old Jammu city launched.

A map showing the architectural heritage of old Jammu was launched at Mubarak Mandi by director tourism Jammu, OP Bhagat in the presence of executive director of Mubarak Mandi Jammu Heritage Society and other dignitaries from the civil society. A press statement said that the map has been prepared by ...

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IAF Globemaster airlifts 186 passengers.

The Indian Air Force Sunday airlifted 186 Kashmir-bound passengers, who were stranded in Jammu for the past few weeks, to Srinagar, officials said. “The IAF operated its special aircraft C-17 Globemaster to airlift civilians on the requisition of the Jammu and Kashmir government,” a defence spokesperson said in a statement. ...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed on third straight day.

The strategic 300 km-long Srinagar-Jamu highway road remained closed for the third consecutive day on Friday due to heavy snowfall and landslides, police said. No traffic was allowed on the highway on Friday due to multiple avalanches in the Banihal area and landslides in the Ramsoo-Ramban area.Avalanches that occurred between ...

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Forces launch CASO in Bandipora village.

Government forces on Friday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) at Gamroo village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.A police official said that following a tip-off about the presence of militants, forces launched a joint search operation at Gamroo. He said door to door search operation was initiated and all ...

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Army commences induction of new sniper rifles along LoC.

The Indian Army has started the induction of new sniper rifles along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, a top army officer said.Under the General Officer Commander-in-Chief ofNorthern Command’s special financial power, the Army floatedtenders for procurement of 5,719 sniper rifles from global vendors in January. “We have ...

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PDF demands swift action by Pulwama Admin to restore snow-hit life.

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Peoples Democratic Front has demanded that the administration in the Pulwama district should swiftly act to provide basic facilities and to people in the backdrop of heavy snowfall. PDF general secretary Mir Abdul Qayoom in a statement  said that snowfall has brought miseries to the people because of the ill-preparedness ...

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