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Jammu And Kashmir L-G Launches Covid Vaccination Drive For 15-18 Age Group

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

"We are keeping our preparations ready. So far, we are saved from this (Omicron) threat," he said, adding "our effort is to provide the best possible (medical) services to the people".

Covid: Vaccination Starts For Younger Population In 15-18 Age Group

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Drugs Controller General of India granted emergency use authorisation to indigenously-developed Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children above 12 years with certain conditions on December 24.

J&K Govt Inks 39 MoUs Of Nearly Rs 19,000 Cr At Realty Summit

The Lieutenant Governor said the real estate developers have been asked to partner with local builders of the UT so that local people also get share of the development process.

J&K Govt Inks 39 MoUs Worth Rs 18,300 Cr With Country's Real Estate Investors

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Addressing a press conference at the summit, he said the government has already implemented the realty law RERA and adopted the Model Tenancy Act in the UT.

PAGD's Protest Against Delimitation Panel's Proposal Conspiracy Against J&K's People: BJP

Raina said that with honesty, the Delimitation Commission, with the support of the Election Commission, has put forth its recommendations after a lot of hard work to provide justice to deprived communities and regions.

22 December, 2021

Modi Govt Committed To Deal With Cyber Crime, Says HM Amit Shah

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He said that in the last seven years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has taken many important steps to tackle cyber crime, an official statement said.

19 December, 2021

Mehbooba, Omar Slam Changes In J&K Land Use Policy

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She was reacting to the government's change in land use laws that allows the use of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes.

15 December, 2021

Feeling Of Hopelessness Among People In J-K: Altaf Bukhari

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The Apni Party leader was addressing one-day workers’ convention at Dak bungalow in the border district of Rajouri.

15 December, 2021

NHRC Concerned Over Delay In Relief To Bonded Labour Victims


NHRC (National Human Rights Commission) in a letter to the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, the states and the union territories, has asked for the implementation of its recommendations.

14 December, 2021

J&K BJP Leaders Feel Confident Of Winning Next Assembly Polls In UT

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J&K BJP president Ravinder Raina said the delimitation commission is about to submit its report which will be followed by assembly elections in J&K.

14 December, 2021

Lenders In Only 4 States, UTs Disbursed PM SVANidhi Loans Within Stipulated 30 Days: Par Panel

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It stated that nine states and UTs, including Gujarat, J&K, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Telengana, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh, have totally exempted the loans under PMSVANidhi from stamp duty.


11 December, 2021

Covid-19 Positivity Rate Rise: Centre Urges States To Strengthen Guard


Covid-19 positivity rate has increased in three states in India, with Centre asking states and union territories to maintain strict watch on the situation. .

01 December, 2021

Sanjay Dutt Roped In As Brand Ambassador Of '50 Years Of Arunachal Pradesh' Celebrations

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The celebrations would start from January 20 to February 20 next year, commemorating the birth of Arunachal Pradesh as a state.

24 November, 2021

In Jammu And Kashmir, Sitharaman Hands Over Credit Sanction Letters Of Rs 306 Crore To 145 Beneficiaries

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On the occasion, Sitharaman said that she will ensure that more bank activities take place in Jammu and Kashmir and more Public Sector Banks set up branches in all districts so that every person has access to banking facilities.

23 November, 2021

CAT’s Srinagar Bench To Provide Speedy Relief To Government Employees In Service Matters, Says Jitendra Singh

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While the CAT bench at Jammu started functioning with effect from last year June 8, now with the issuing of notification dated November 17 the jurisdiction of the Srinagar bench has also been made functional, he said.

08 October, 2021

Punjab CM Urges Centre To Ensure Safety Of J&K People After Recent Civilian Killing Spree

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The J&K UT has witnessed a spike in civilian killings with at least seven civilians killed in the past three days, with the latest being a school principal and a teacher.

25 September, 2021

Latest GoI Document Claims To Have Arrested 76 Hurriyat Leaders Post Article 370 Abrogation,Their Security Withdrawn

Naseer Ganai

In the document, the government of India claims that Narendra Modi Government erased the pain of the people by removing the provisions of Article 370 from Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.


04 September, 2021

Centre Claims Distribution Of Over 66.07 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses To States, UTs So Far

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The Union Health Ministry also said that more than 4.49 crore (4,49,68,620) balance and unutilised vaccine doses are still available with the states/UTs.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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