Two of a family drown to death, two others rescued, another missing in Drang

    Baramulla: At least two persons drowned to death while another went missing after five members of a family drowned in Nallah Ferozpora at famous tourist spot, Drang in Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.   Official said that Five members of a family drowned in Nallah today, saying that a rescue operation […]

Man shot at in Rajouri

Man shot at in Rajouri

  Jammu: A 36-year old man, reportedly a worker of Apni Party headed by Altaf Bukhari, was shot at by unknown gunmen in Rajouri district last night, officials said on Wednesday. They said the 36-year-old Ranjit Singh son of Prem Singh was fired upon outside his residence at Draj village of Kotranka. He was immediately […]

PDP participating in LS polls to help BJP: Azad

Jammu: India’s Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Ghulam Nabi Azad, on Saturday Azad accused opposition People’s Democratic Party of contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections “only to give indirect benefit to BJP in these elections in Jammu region.” “PDP candidates are not going to win elections but they are in the fray only to […]

Jammu to hold Baisakhi Mela from April 12

Jammu: A meeting to review the arrangements of five-day Baisakhi Mela scheduled to commence from April 12 in the Jammu region was held here on Friday, an official spokesperson said. Director Tourism Jammu, Soujanya Sharma chaired the meeting according to the spokesperson. The festival is being organized by Tourism Department in collaboration with traders associations […]

Doda: SMDC training concludes

Abid Pampori    Doda: Two-day training of SMDC members of zone Bhagwah organized by the DIET Doda under RMSA concluded here Saturday. About 50 members of various schools participated in the programme. The valedictory function was organized in Girls Middle School Bhagwah in which AH Wanchoo was the chief guest. Others who spoke on the […]

Highway to open for 2-way traffic for LMVs from April 1

Highway to open for 2-way traffic for LMVs from April 1

JAMMU: According to Inspector General of Police Traffic, J&K Jammu, all light motor vehicles (private/passenger) shall be allowed to ply both ways on Jammu to Srinagar and vice versa from April 1 in view of improved weather and condition of the road. However, these LMVs shall cross TCP Nagrota upto 0900 hours, TCP Udhampur upto […]

LS Polls: 19 candidates in fray from Jammu constituency

Jammu: Returning Officer for Jammu Parliamentary Constituency, Ajeet Kumar Sahu on Monday rejected 5 nomination papers after scrutinizing 24 nomination forms filed by the candidates to contest from the constituency for upcoming parliamentary polls. The rejection of five nomination forms has left a total of 19 candidates in fray for parliamentary elections for Jammu Parliamentary […]

ERA recommends disapproved HDPE pipes for water supply project

SOHAIL PUNJABI JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Economical Reconstruction Agency (ERA) has recommend use of disapproved water supply pipes in a major project here. For replacement of worn-out and laying of new pipelines, the agency has floated a tender wherein it recommended use of HDPE pipes, which stand disapproved by the state government since ‘90s. […]

LS polls 2014: Factsheet on JK

Srinagar: The 16th Lok Sabha elections would be held in six Parliamentary constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir on five poll days, namely April 10, 17, 24, 30 and May 17. Polling will be held at 9,633 polling stations spread across 7,346 polling station locations. Out of the state’s total of 69,33,118 electors as on February […]

3.5 lakh first- time voters to exercise franchise in LS polls

Jammu: About 3.5 lakh first time voters are going to exercise their right to franchise in Jammu and Kashmir in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. “3.5 lakh first time voters will be exercising their franchise in the Lok Sabha polls in the state of Jammu and Kashmir,” Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer Umang Narula […]

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