JMC conducts anti encroachment drive, seizes 8 truckloads of goods

In a joint anti encroachment drive conducted by Jammu Municipal Corporation, Traffic and Executive Police today seized about 8 trucks of material displayed by the shopkeepers in front of their shops and on footpaths causing traffic congestion and free flow of pedestrians. The team also lifted twenty illegal Rehires plying without license. The drive was conducted to follow the Hon’ble High Court directions regarding encroachment of footpaths by shopkeepers causing obstructions to pedestrians and street vendors causing free flow of traffic and congestion of roads. Anti-encroachment drive was conducted in…

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JKNPP kick starts ‘Wall Writing’ campaign for Separate Jammu State

Jammu Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) state president and former MLA Balwant Singh Mankotia today kick started the wall painting campaign at RS Pura to garner support for separate Jammu State. In a press note issued here, Mankotia sad that Panther Party will also launch the same campaign at district headquarter more so that demand of separate Jammu State gets momentum and large participation. Meanwhile, the ‘Haq-insaaf yatra’ started for separate Jammu state led by Balwant Singh Mankotia today reached R S Pura, the border town of Jammu district where…

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Gang of women ‘Blackmailing’ commuters on Highway

A ‘gang’ of women is out to rob commuters by threatening to implicate them in false cases of molestation and sexual assault. The victims in these cases have not filed a formal complaint with the police fearing that it could badly affect their image in society. The women gang is active on the Jammu-Katra national highway, where one of them allegedly asks lift from car owners and at the time of leaving the car, she blackmails the commuters of filing molestation cases against them if they do not give money…

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Pak firing triggers fresh migration along LoC

Truce violation in Balakot, 500 more villagers take refuge in relief camps The constant fear of mortar shelling and firing from the Pakistan side has triggered fresh migration from villages close to the Line of Control in Rajouri district, with nearly 500 more border villagers reaching relief camps till Wednesday evening. The fresh migration has been reported from Pukharni, Lam and Jahangar areas close to the LoC. The administration is expecting more migration from border belts in view of the growing apprehension of fresh firing and shelling from the other side…

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Heatwave: Six students faint in classrooms at pvt school

At least six students of a private school today fainted due to heat and humid conditions inside their classrooms, located on the top floor of the building, in the Janipur area of the city. The temperature was above 40°C in Jammu today. All the students who fainted were rushed to the Shri Maharaja Gulab Singh (SMGS) Hospital and given first aid. The condition of the students was stated to be stable. The parents of children slammed the authorities of Indira Public Higher Secondary School, Shanti Nagar, for “inadequate cooling arrangements”…

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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri; 1500 border dwellers shifted to safer areas

Pakistan violated the ceasefire for the third consecutive day on Monday. Pakistan violated the ceasefire for the third consecutive day on Monday by firing small arms on forward posts and four hamlets in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district even as authorities shifted more than 1,500 border dwellers to safer areas. “There was fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. They resorted to small arms firing on forward areas and four hamlets since 1600 hours today,” Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Shahid…

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Pak shelling leaves villagers shocked at LoC

Damaged roofs, shattered windows and locked houses present a grim picture of heavy Pakistani shelling all along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Nowshera sector. The 85 mm and 120 mm mortars claimed two lives and injured three others in the area. People have been forced to leave their houses unattended and head towards migrant camps at safer places due to which villages all along the LoC look deserted. Jhangar is the last village of the Nowshera sector beyond which lies the LoC and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) from where…

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RSS to hold 7-day mega show in Jammu in July

Mohan Bhagwat, 200 RSS Pracharaks to discuss ‘Sangh ideology expansion plan’ All 200 Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Pracharaks, heads of all allied organizations of RSS and Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat would be holding intense deliberations in Jammu for seven days from July 15 onwards to discuss and formulate a strategy for “expansion of Sangh ideology and programmes” in the state. The top BJP leaders including national general secretary and chief architect of BJP-PDP alliance, Ram Madhav, national general secretary (organization), Ram Lal, heads of RSS’ allied organizations, VHP, National Mazdoor…

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Wife killed, Husband injured during Pak shelling in Nowshera

The Pakistani army resorted to heavy mortar shelling over the areas along the Line of Control in Nowshera subdivision on Wednesday, killing a woman and damaging a school. The shelling also set off migration from a few areas with about 15 families from the Jhanjar sector heading for a camp set up at Nowshera. On Wednesday night, 40-year-old woman Akhter Bibi was killed while her husband Mohd Haneef received serious splinter injuries when a shell landed on their home. Haneef was rushed to the Sub-district Hospital at Nowshera. “The Pakistan…

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Jammu woman alleges sexual assault by cop, says beer bottle, chilli powder inserted in her private parts

In a bone-chilling incident, a woman in Jammu has alleged that a station house officer forcibly stripped her at a police station and sexually assaulted her. In a bone-chilling incident, a woman in Jammu has alleged that a station house officer forcibly stripped her at a police station and sexually assaulted her. She further alleged that a beer bottle and chilli powder were inserted in her private parts. Speaking to CNN-News18, the lawyer of the victim said the assault was similar to the Nirbhaya gang-rape case in Delhi. Meanwhile, Minister of State…

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