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Mir Farhat PULWAMA, Apr 15: In a scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today invoked the latter’s refusal to wear Muslim skullcap to hit out at his rival People’s Democratic … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Army Subedar posted at Defence Services Core (DSC) died under More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Chief Secretary Mohammad Iqbal Khandey today discussed the ar More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Lokesh Dutt Jha, who recently took over as J&K’s Pr More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Stressing the high importance of enlarging all infrastructura More
Excelsior Correspondent Kathua, Apr 15:     Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand alongwith former Minister and MLA Vijaypur, Surjeet Singh Slathia and MLC Subash Gupta held an extensive tour of Kathua and Hiranagar constituencies and campaigned for Ghulam Nabi Azad, candidate for … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: On the eve of 74th Avtaran Diwas of Brahm Gyani Sant Shri Asha Ram Bapu falling on April 20, 2014, a Shobha Yatra was taken out by the followers of Pujya Bapu Ji. Hundreds of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Police today arrested a bootlegger along with 35 pouches of illicit liquor from Badyala Chak area, falling under the jurisdiction of Akhnoor police station. A police spokesman said that, on specific inputs, police team from … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Apr 15:  Terming National Conference a story of broken promises People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti today said NC has not been able to fulfill a single promise to the people from ‘Raishumari’ (plebiscite) to ration. … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATRA, Apr 15: Describing Bharatiya Janata Party as worst enemy of the Jammu region, senior National Conference leaders, Minister for Planning and Development Ajay Sadhotra and Provincial President Devender Singh Rana today accused its legislators of bartering the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: A Sikh leader has appealed the Sikh Community to cast their vote in favour of Congress-NC coalition candidate from Udhampur-Kathua-Doda Parliamentary seat, Ghulam Nabi Azad. Addressing media persons here at Simbal Camp, Rajinder Singh said, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Lord Hanuman Jayanti was today celebrated with great religious fervour all across the Jammu region with devotees thronging Hanuman ji temples all over and paying their obeisance to God and seeking blessings. Devotees said  it … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: An impressive cultural programme was presented by the artists of Manipur, Assam, Nagaland and Jammu and Kashmir at Mubarak Mandi. The Ras Leela by Manipur State drew lot of applause from the audience. The story … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Apr 15:   High Court today directed the Advocate General Mohammad Ishaq Qadri to obtain details of works undertaken on conservation and protection of famous Wullar Lake situated in North Kashmir. A Division Bench of the High Court … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Akhnoor police solved the murder case of a man with the arrest of the accused within 24 hours. As reported, body of Mohammad Abdullah alias Dulla, son of Fakar Din of Fatu Kotli, Garkhal tied … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Apr 15: Four persons died and 27 others were injured in different road accidents across the Valley. A police spokesman said a man was killed and 19 others were injured when a minibus, 943/JK03, they were travelling … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Annual congregation of Sardalia  Biradari is going to be held on April 20, 2014 at Devi Ka Sthan, near Meen Charkan (Smailpur) with full religious fervour and enthusiasm. The rituals will start with Pooja and … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Senior Congress leader and former senior vice-president of Pradesh Youth Congress, Ajay Tony today appealed the people to vote for Union Health Minister and party candidate from Udhampur-Doda Parliamentary constituency keeping in view his contribution … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATHUA, Apr 15: Seeking vote for Ghulam Nabi Azad, Pradesh Youth Congress president Shahnawaz Choudhary today addressed a series of meetings at villages Tandri, Kamad, Bhaiya, Chanjasyal, Hatli and Kalibari of Kathua district Mr Shahnawaz was accompanied by … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Bishnah police arrested a criminal along with two sharp edged weapons ‘toka’. A police spokesman said that, a police team from Bishnah police station headed by SHO Narinder Singh while on naka duty at Chorli … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Apr 15: A motorcyclist and his pillion rider were injured when their bike skidded off the road in Rathean area of Udhampur. The injured were identified as Mohd Arif (30) son of Raj Mohd of Poonch and … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Apr 15:  A 45-year-old man from Dal Lake area in Srinagar is reported to be missing since April 6, 2014. A police spokesman said a woman Tahera Begum reported to police on Arpil 11 that his husband … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Various Sikh organisations today met under the chairmanship of president, Sikh United Front (SUF), Sudershan Singh Wazir, wherein they appealed the people to rise above community lines and vote for Congress candidate Ghulam Nabi Azad. … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Apr 15: A 16-year-old girl has committed suicide at her home in Gandwani, Kulgam, by consuming poison. A police spokesman said she was shifted to Sub District Hospital, D.H.Pora, where she died. Police has registered a case … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Jammu Development Authority Employees Union today threatened to launch hunger strike over transfer orders. In a handout, the Union said that on April 5, JDA ordered some transfers in violation of Model Code of Conduct. … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: A delegation of the office bearers of SKUAST-Teaching Association Jammu today met BJP national president Rajnath Singh and submitted a memorandum demanding upgradation of SKUAST Jammu to Central Agricultural University besides renaming the same as … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Apr 15: Senior Congress leader and vice president Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Janak Raj Gupta today appealed electorates to vote for Ghulam Nabi Azad to ensure win of progressive forces over communal elements. Addressing … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: National Panther Party (NPP) candidate for Kathua-Udhampur-Doda Prof Bhim Singh addressed several election rallies in his constituency. He accused alliance leadership in J&K and UPA expressing shock that Narendra Modi, BJP sponsored leader has not … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Apr 15: A youth died after he was buried under a landslide in Pattan area of Baramulla district on Monday evening. A police spokesman said Akhter Hussain Sofi,  16, son of Mohammad Ibrahim of came under a … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: A teenager boy hailing from Kashtigarh Jeyani, district Doda went missing from a hotel near bus-stand here. As per reports, 17-year-old Ajay Singh, son of Kaptan Singh, a resident of Kashtigarh Jeyani, district Doda went … More
Excelsior Correspondent REASI, Apr 15: A young widow of SPO committed suicide by hanging herself in the house of her in-laws at village Latier near Pouni, here today. The deceased was identified as Babli Devi (29), widow of SPO Sham … More
Excelsior Correspondent Kathua, Apr 15:  Former Minister and PCC  general secretary R S Chib today addressed series of meetings in Kathua, Hiranagar, Janglot, Lachhipura and Raghunathpura to campaign in favour of alliance candidate Ghulam Nabi Azad. While addressing in these … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Apr 15: A day after a Pakistani woman set herself on fire in Naidkhai area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district, scores of Pakistani wives of former militants who have returned home from Pakistan threatened self-immolation against the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: A joint meeting   of Jagti Migrants Welfare Committee, (JMWC), JCC and Voice of KPs  was held under the chairmanship of  Chand Ji Pandita to discuss the present political scenario in the State. Pintoo Ji of … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Apr 15: Legal Metrology Department has booked a number of erring traders for violating Legal Metrology laws in Kupwara district. A statement of the department said its field executives under the supervision of Altaf Hussain Assistant Controller, … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Apr 15: A bear has attacked a 38-year-old, Abdul Rashid Magray son of Abdul Gani Magray of Thakanpora Kandi in the forest area at Compartment Number 12 near his village in Kupwara district. A police spokesman said … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: A purse of Government employees from Estates Department containing ATM Card of J&K Bank, Government I-Card, a few documents and some cash was lost in Panjtirthi area of old city here this afternoon. The employee, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Shailender Singh was today given away the first Prof Ram Nath Shastri Memorial Award. The awarded was presented during birth centenary celebration function of   Padmashri Prof Ram Nath Shastri, organized by Dogri Sanstha, Jammu in … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, Apr 15: Rashtriya Rifles Battalion located at Thannamandi under Romeo Force organized a blood donation camp at Thannamandi, here today. A large number of Army personnel and local people participated in the camp. Chief Medical Officer, Rajouri … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: As per the order of Excise Commissioner,  certain liquor shops in districts of Samba, Reasi, and Udhampur  have been ordered to observe dry day on the day of counting of votes for general elections (2014) … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Refugee Traders Welfare Association today made an appeal to people to vote for BJP and strengthen hands of Narendra Modi. The Association president Shiban Ji Haku while addressing the meeting of traders made an appeal … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Shri Seva Kunj Trust organised 14th eye check-up camp at Chak Dolat on Ramgarh road. On the occasion, the chief guest was Raju Sharma, vice president Kissan Khet Congress and Mazdoor Congress (KKCMC). Medical team … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC), Kiran Wattal along with all sectional heads from the Corporation today conducted a tour to Tawi Vihar Sidhra, held public meet and listened to grievances of people. During the public … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, Apr 15: A meeting of Retired Police Personal Forum (RPPF) of district was held under the chairmanship of Om Prakash Sharma, district president Retd Police Personal, NGO Forum wherein they discussed the demands, today. The meeting demanded … More
Excelsior Correspondent KISHTWAR, Apr 15: Senior Congress Leader and MLA Inderwal, Ghulam Mohammad Saroori today organized road show in different areas of Inderwal assembly segment and interacted with cross sections of the society. He addressed series of meetings and road … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: A meeting of property dealers and builders of Jammu West was held here today at Lower Roop Nagar, wherein they framed body in the name and style of “Property Dealers and Builders’ Association Jammu West”. … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15:  Ranjodh Singh alias Nalwa along with his two associates was arrested for alleging making a murderous assault on Surinder Singh of Sainik Colony at Fruit Mandi Narwal, under the jurisdiction of Trikuta Nagar Police Station, … More
Excelsior Correspondent MENDHAR, Apr 15: Annual religious congregation-cum-fair  was held at the shrine of  Baba Bhiram Shah  at Ari in tehsil Mendhar of district Poonch. A large number of people from all the faiths, including Muslims and Hindus thronged the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 15: All Parties Migrants’ Coordination Committee (APMCC) today announced its yatra calendar for the year 2014 in which the historic Kousar Naag (Kramsar-Vishnupaad) yatra is also being organized for the first time after decades. Announcing the … More