After a lull of nearly seven months, Pakistani Rangers once again resorted to mortar shelling without any provocation at forward Indian posts along the international border in Arnia sector on Sunday evening.
This is the second such incident in less than a year in Udhampur.
BJP leader Chaudhary Lal Singh, who is Minister for Health, had gone to the government hospital in Lakhanpur to check preparedness ahead of the start of Amarnath yatra
THE Jammu & Kashmir Police on Sunday arrested two villagers and claimed to have solved a murder case involving the killing of a 70-year-old Gujjar Saraj Din and his son Beniya at village Sadota in Pancheri area of hilly Udhampur district last week.
The participants reportedly said that BJP ministers should remain in touch with party workers as they are the eyes and ears of the government.
Justice Sharma upheld an order passed by District judge Chamba in 2002 to grant legal rights to the women in the family property.
Won’t get puri, halwa, pizza, burger or stuffed parantha from this year.
Identified as constable Ghirdara Singh of SOG, sources said that he consumed harpic in the SOG Lines. He has been hospitalized.
Police have registered a murder case against five SOG personnel, including an assistant sub-inspector.
These incidents of firing have come amidst reports about a large number of terrorists having assembled at launching pads waiting for an opportunity to cross over to the Indian side.
As the coins, when rubbed, glittered like gold, the jail inmates handed them over to Havaldar Ravi Kumar and Mohan Lal.
The biggest yoga camp for the state will be organised at Patna’s Moinul Haq Stadium by Patanjali Yogpeeth with Nehru Yuva Kendra.
Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed expressed grief over Poonchi’s death. Conveying his condolences to the bereaved family, Mufti said that he was a visionary and secular leader.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced in the Budget the setting up of an AIIMS in Jammu and Kashmir.
Vijay had been keen to join the Army since his childhood, but was always dissuaded by his grandmother Nainti Devi.
Jasjit was not the part of mob that pelted stones on police in protest over the removal of the hoarding featuring militant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, the family says.
Some miscreants stabbed a constable and fled with his AK-47 rifle, civil administration orders closure of all educational institutions.
The injured constable has been identified as Joginder Pal of Mirpur in Kathua district.
Accuses separatists of politicising issue; assures AIIMS will come up in Jammu.
The cellular services in parts of Kashmir got disrupted following terrorist attacks on people on whose land the mobile towers were erected.
Over a dozen people were injured as police resorted to cane charge, lobbed teargas shells and even fired warning shots in the air to quell violence that broke out on Thursday afternoon over the removal of a hoarding carrying the photo of Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale.
The Union Minister of State for the PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that AIIMS will be first set up in Jammu than any other part of the state.
Bhindranwale, considered to be one of the most prominent faces of militancy during the insurgency in Punjab, was killed during the Army’s Operation Blue Star in June 1984.
The assurance came from Lt General K J Singh, during the first ever interaction between Army and leaders of the local Gujjar community in the Kathua district.
Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed directed police to provide security to mobile towers beside those managing them and thwart any attempt to disrupt cellular services in the Valley.
One newspaper clipping carrying a world map showing ISIS areas of influence, a paper containing some phone numbers, Rs 140 in Indian currency and some blank slips of J&K Bank and Axis Bank ATM were seized from him.
On Wednesday, Jammu greeted Rajnath Singh with a bandh to protest the state government’s decision to scrap the artificial lake.
“Some elements have been raising pro-Pakistan slogans and displaying Pakistani flags. I appeal to the people to boycott such elements,’’ he said here.
Rajnath Singh said that "anybody trying to harm nation's pride and reputation will be given a befitting reply".
President of Jammu Bar Association Abhinav Sharma said that they have no objection to Kashmir getting an AIIMS, but Jammu shall get the one announced for it by the Centre during its union budget in Parliament.
Geelani, his wife and his son, Dr Naseem, had applied for passports online.
Jitendra Singh also said that MEA is yet to take a final call over Geelani’s request for an Indian passport.
The demonstration continued for nearly an hour and later, the protesters dispersed. Singh, who happens to be BJP legislator from Billawar, was not present there at that time.
A project for the construction of an artificial lake over Tawi was first conceived during Ghulam Nabi Azad’s rule between 2006-08.
Senior party leaders, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, may interact with participants at the workshop.
Pandit Rikhi Ram has not been able to contact his two sons since Saturday, with phone links down.