Jammu walks away with sizeable share of jobs meant for Kashmir

Jammu walks away with sizeable share of jobs meant for Kashmir

What could raise a few eyebrows, at least 901 candidates from schedule caste category from Jammu region have been recruited in government departments against the district and divisional cadre posts of Kashmir in the past eight years. In a written...
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Two dead as vehicle rolls down gorge in Kishtwar

Two dead as vehicle rolls down gorge in Kishtwar

Two persons were killed when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district. The incident took place around 10 km from the district headquarters yesterday in the Bandarkote...
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Promises not kept, Pandits spent another year in exile

Promises not kept, Pandits spent another year in exile

The year 2017 started with a hope for 3.5 lakh displaced Kashmiri Pandits after the Legislative Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution calling for their return to the Valley and setting up of transit camps for their resettlement, but at end...
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Ladakhi students hold Losar celebrations in Jammu

Ladakhi students hold Losar celebrations in Jammu

Minister for Ladakh Affairs and Cooperatives Chering Dorjay participated in the Losar celebrations organised by the All Ladakh Students’ Association, Jammu, here today. Speaking on the occasion, the minister stressed upon the students to take a pledge to fol...
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Jammu to have 58.255 Km Ringroad & Bypass in next 3 Years

Jammu to have 58.255 Km Ringroad & Bypass in next 3 Years

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued letter of award for the construction of the 58.255-km-long stand-alone ring road and bypass around Jammu city which will be constructed in three years. The project will be carried out on...
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On Christmas eve, markets abuzz with activity

The city markets are abuzz with activity as locals are geared up for the Christmas celebrations tomorrow. The churches can be seen decked up with colorful lights and flowers. Even the Christian families have decorated their houses. Meanwhile, groups of...
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Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch, 4 Indian soldiers killed in firing

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch, 4 Indian soldiers killed in firing

At least four Indian soldiers were killed Dec. 23 in Pakistani firing along the highly militarized de facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between the nuclear-armed rivals, Indian officials said. Pakistani soldiers violated the 2003 cease-f...
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Christmas celebrations get going in Jammu city

Christmas celebrations get going in Jammu city

Religious procession taken out; churches decked up for prayers A colorful procession was taken out by the joint churches of Jammu and Christians to mark the Christmas celebrations in the city today. The procession began from Residency Road church and...
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Ration shortage triggers protest in Jammu

Ration shortage triggers protest in Jammu

The workers of Dogra Front & Shiv Sena (DF&SS) today held a protest demonstration in the city against Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Department over shortage of ration and deletion of names from ration card lists. Carrying empty....
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Tribals demand removal of Forest Minister for selective eviction drives

Tribals demand removal of Forest Minister for selective eviction drives

Members of tribal Gujjar and Bakarwal communities today accused Forest Minister Choudhary Lal Singh for terrorizing them by initiating selective eviction drives. They demanded removal of the minister. Under the banner of All Tribal Coordination Committee (ATCC...
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