Day: June 1, 2024

Security challenges overwhelmingly external in J&K, focus on ‘foreign terrorists’ now: DGP RR Swain
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Security challenges overwhelmingly external in J&K, focus on ‘foreign terrorists’ now: DGP RR Swain

Says 5 years ago, 150-200 local terrorists were active, at present number shrinks to 22; understanding modus-operandi of foreign terrorists, will defeat them soon; huge participation of people in LS polls triggered virtuous security system; round the clock security at all counting centres of UT Jammu, Jun 01: Jammu and Kashmir’s Police chief R R...

CEO reviews counting preparedness of ROs, DEOs
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CEO reviews counting preparedness of ROs, DEOs

Asks for strict implementation of ECI guidelines Jammu, Jun 01: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Jammu and Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole, Saturday had a comprehensive review of preparedness of the districts ahead of the final counting of votes for Lok Sabha Elections 2024 here at Nirvachan Bhawan, Jammu. The meeting was virtually attended by all the...

GST collection rises 10 pc YoY to Rs 1.73 lakh crore in May 2024
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GST collection rises 10 pc YoY to Rs 1.73 lakh crore in May 2024

  New Delhi, June 1: On the back of strong economic growth and growing compliance, India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection rose 10% year-on-year to Rs 1.73 lakh crore in May 2024. “The gross Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue for the month of May 2024 stood at Rs 1.73 lakh crore. This represents...

Veteran cricketer Dinesh Karthik retires from representative cricket
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Veteran cricketer Dinesh Karthik retires from representative cricket

Chennai, June 1: In a heartfelt message, veteran cricketer Dinesh Karthik on Saturday announced his retirement from representative cricket, expressing gratitude for the overwhelming affection, support, and love he has received over the years. “Having given it plenty of thought for some time now, I have decided to move on from playing representative cricket. I...

India to face Kuwait in FIFA World Cup Qualifier on Jun 6
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India to face Kuwait in FIFA World Cup Qualifier on Jun 6

Kolkata, June 1: India’s all-important FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Kuwait is inching closer with every day. The West Asians are a familiar side for the Blue Tigers and this is set to be their fourth meeting in less than a year, and without a shadow of a doubt, the most significant one too. For...

Youth stabbed in Karan Nagar, hospitalized
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Youth stabbed in Karan Nagar, hospitalized

Srinagar, Jun 01: A youth was stabbed with a sharp-edged weapon at Karan Nagar area of central Kashmir’s district Srinagar on Saturday, officials said. An official told the news agency, that a youth was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon near Karan Nagar, Srinagar, leaving him critically injured. He added that an 18-year-old person identified as...

Bomb threat: IndiGo flight emergency landing in Mumbai
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Bomb threat: IndiGo flight emergency landing in Mumbai

  Mumbai, June 1 : An IndiGo flight departing from Chennai and bound for Mumbai, carrying 172 passengers and crew, conducted an emergency landing in Mumbai on Saturday following a bomb threat. However nothing suspicious was found and air craft is awaiting clearance as per latest report. The bomb threat call was deemed ‘non-credible’ after...

Cyber police solves online money scan, recovers smart phones in J&K’s Ganderbal
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Cyber police solves online money scan, recovers smart phones in J&K’s Ganderbal

  Srinagar, June 1: Cyber Police has solved online money scam fraud and recovered smart phones worth lakhs in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Cyber Cell Ganderbal received applications/reports from the general public about various online money scams and missing of their Cell-Phones through online Cyber Crime Portal & offline mode since its establishment on...

J&K: Police arrest 171 drug peddlers
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J&K: Police arrest 171 drug peddlers

  Srinagar, June 1: Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested 171 drug peddlers, including 44 hard-core ones under the Narco Act, and recovered contraband worth Rs 51.62 crore during the first five months of this year in Baramulla district. The police said the properties of 16 notorious drug peddlers worth Rs 5.5 crore were also attached...

Final phase of polling for Lok Sabha underway on 57 seats
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Final phase of polling for Lok Sabha underway on 57 seats

New Delhi, June 1 : Amid great enthusiasm, lakhs of Indians lined up before polling booths, as voting began at 7 a.m. for 57 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over seven states and a Union Territory in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections on Saturday. The seats which have gone to the hustings...

5.2-magnitude quake hits Koshima, Japan
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5.2-magnitude quake hits Koshima, Japan

Tokyo, June 1: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 hit 152 km SSE of Koshima, Japan at 0237 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 7.6 km, was initially determined to be at 28.94 degrees north latitude and 131.08 degrees east longitude. UNI