The security forces had launched a search and cordon operation in Andan in Sangam area of the district following information about presence of militants there, a police officer said.
The political leaders also submitted a memorandum to the ECI, in which they have mentioned that union home minister has stated many times that the government is ready to facilitate assembly elections, but final call has to be taken by the Commission.
The blasts occurred in the Narwal area of Jammu City, Additional Director General of Police (Jammu) Mukesh Singh said.
The project involves construction of a transmission system comprising a 400/132kV GIS sub-station at Kishtwar and a 400 kV transmission line from Kishenpur to Dulhasti.
The home ministry has also designated TRF’s commander Sheikh Sajjad Gul as a terrorist under the fourth schedule of UAPA Act, 1967
Mrs India 2022: Born and brought up in Jammu’s Bahu Fort area, Sargam Koushal is married to Aditya Manohar Sharma, a Lieutenant Commander in the Indian Navy.
Sargam Koushal has brought the coveted crown back to India, 21 years after Aditi Govitrikar.
Shah Rukh Khan had also visited Mecca earlier this month after filming for his next movie 'Dunki' in Saudi Arabia.
The police personnel including IPS officers from the Union Territory, who get their salaries under New Pension Scheme, have been informed that their salaries have been withheld because of “non-availability of budget”.
In the last 70 years, J&K had seen investment of only Rs 12,000 crore. That amount has risen to Rs 56,000 crore in the last four years. Central education institutes, such as AIIMS, IIT and IIM, have opened their branches /campuses in J&K, Shah said.
The police noticed the drone's movement in Baspur Bangla area in the early hours of Sunday, following which all police stations in the region were put on alert.
He said the decrease in VAT on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) from 26.5 per cent to one per cent by the J-K administration has set a new dawn for air connectivity in the Union Territory.
Political observers say that with this assurance the BJP has set its electoral arithmetic ahead of Assembly elections in the UT.
Additional Director General of Police, Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh said the domestic help is absconding and a search for him has started.
Political observers say the venues chosen by the BJP to kick-start its election campaign in the UT are of strategic importance as these areas have a high Pahari vote count.
The successive regimes in Jammu and Kashmir have only used the tribals, non-Kashmiri speaking population as a vote bank and never tried to alleviate their situation on the ground, alleges Ghulam Ali Khatana.
He said the next assembly polls will provide the first opportunity to fight the battle politically for the special status of J&K under the provisions of constitution.
With the timing of Ghulam Nabi Azad's launch event in Jammu and Kashmir coinciding with Rahul Gandhi's rally, it will be seen if there are more fireworks on the day the former Congress chief addresses the mega event at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan.
Jammu city recorded 189.6 mm of rain in 24 hours, the highest downpour in a day in almost 26 years, causing landslides and flash floods, meteorological department officials said on Thursday.
The Yatra was suspended from Jammu due to bad weather conditions and no batch was allowed to proceed to the base camps in the Valley on Sunday.
The encounter in Sunjwan took place amid heightened security arrangements in Jammu and Kashmir, two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to Samba district.
"An ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the families of the deceased in Jammu LPG Cylinder blast incident. Ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh to be given to the seriously injured and Rs 25,000 to those with minor injuries," the office of J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha tweeted.
Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) has signed an agreement with service provider LMES to install WiFi hotspots at 20 locations. The agreement was signed and exchanged between the Chief Executive officer of JSCL Avny Lavasa and the director of LMES.
This is his second visit to Jammu division in the past over two weeks amid an ongoing operation against terrorists in a forest belt in twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri, which is the longest in the recent past that has entered 24th day on Wednesday.
Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Raghav Langer informed about the development during a meeting to review the progress on demarcation of land for the new terminal, they said.