Militant killed, 3 soldiers, cop injured in Pulwama encounter

  Pulwama, July 07  : A militant was killed while as three soldiers, one of them critical and a cop were injured in an encounter that broke out between militants and security in Goosu area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday morning A joint team of Police, army’s 53 RR  and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in Goosu area of Pulwama in wee hours of Tuesday. He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot,…

COVID-19 vaccine in a year: WHO

  Brussels, Jun 27 : Scientists predict the world may have a COVID-19 vaccine within one year or even a few months earlier, said the Director-General of the World Health Organisation even as he underlined the importance of global cooperation to develop, manufacture and distribute vaccines.   However, making the vaccine available and distributing it to all will be a challenge and requires political will, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday during a meeting with the European Parliament’s Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.   One option would be…

Issuing Domicile certificates to outsiders illegal, unconstitutional: Muzafar Shah

    “Officials issuing these Domicile certificates have to face legal action” Srinagar, June 27: Vice President Awami National Conference (ANC) Muzafar Shah has called the issuing of Domicile certificates to non state subjects of J&K unconstitutional and illegal. ” The scrapping of Article 370 was an unconstitutional act of BJP Government and all the acts being followed after its scrapping it are illegal and undemocratic and unilateral coercive measures by PM Modi led Government,” He added that issuing domicile certificates is an “illegal” attempt by the Government of India…

Domicile certificates distributed among WPRs, Balmiki Samaj, Gorkhas, others

  Govt. fulfills long pending demand of decades to end discrimination Jammu, Jun 27 : The process of distribution of Domicile Certificates under the new Domicile law was kick started here today with the distribution of more than 50 Domicile Certificates by Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Sanjeev Verma in a special camp organised for the purpose.   The recipients of the Domicile Certificates included those sections of the society who were residing in J&K for the last more than 70 years but were deprived of their legitimate citizenship rights. They included West…

Div Com Jammu reviews Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2020 arrangements

  SRINAGAR, JUNE 25: DC Sanjeev Verma, today chaired a meeting of the heads of concerned departments to review arrangements being put in place to ensure smooth conduct of Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2020. The meeting was attended by IGP Jammu, Mukesh Singh, IG Traffic, T Namgyal, Director Tourism, R K Katoch, Additional CEO, SASB, Anup Soni, Director Health Services, Dr Renu Sharma, ADDC Jammu, Ramesh Chander, Director FCS&CA, Jatinder Singh, Joint Director Information, Namrita Dogra, RTO Jammu, Dhananter Singh besides senior functionaries of Jal Shakti, PWD, JPDCL, JMC, SRTC, Traffic,…