Mufti Mohammad Sayeed hopes bumper tourist season this year

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed hopes bumper tourist season this year

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday expressed hope that the Valley would see a bumper tourist season this year and the number of visitors would be “unprecedented”. “I estimate that the arrival of the tourists will...
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PM seeks review of IWT to check floods in Kashmir

PM seeks review of IWT to check floods in Kashmir

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has sought review of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT) for increasing water carrying capacity of Jhelum to prevent floods in Kashmir. According to officials, who didn’t wish to be quoted, Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) which is...
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Will make JK leading global tourist destination: Mufti

Will make JK leading global tourist destination: Mufti

Chairs tourism conclave organized by Khyber Himalayan Resorts at Gulmarg Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Muhammad Muhammad Sayeed Sunday said the decision of his party to ally with Bhartiya Janta Party was taken for the benefit of Jammu and Kashmir...
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Jammu-Srinagar highway shut for fourth day

Jammu-Srinagar highway shut for fourth day

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for traffic on Saturday for the fourth consecutive day due to landslides. “We are clearing the landslide debris at Magarkoot and near the Battery Cheshma in Ramban district. The road is likely...
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Hurriyat (M) leads special prayers seeking forgiveness

Hurriyat (M) leads special prayers seeking forgiveness

Hirriyat Conference (M) Friday offered special prayers seeking forgiveness from Almighty Allah as continuous heavy rainfall has once again brought Kashmir close to another flood in a six month span. A Hurriyat (M) spokesperson in a statement said heavy rains.....
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Landslides damage water supply schemes, roads in north Kashmir

Landslides damage water supply schemes, roads in north Kashmir

The incessant rains which valley received during this week has damaged water schemes and roads in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Landslides were reported in various areas of Baramulla which has damaged houses and important road links. Presently 32 k...
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Jammu-Srinagar national highway shut, passengers stranded

Jammu-Srinagar national highway shut, passengers stranded

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for traffic for the third day on Friday due to fresh landslides triggered by heavy rains, leaving over 500 Kashmir-bound passengers stranded. Authorities have not allowed any fresh movement of traffic from Ja...
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Avalanche warning for 6 Kashmir districts

Avalanche warning for 6 Kashmir districts

Authorities on Thursday issued an avalanche warning for six districts of Kashmir in view of fresh rainfall over the past 24 hours. The avalanche warning was issued by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir for the next 24 hours in avalanche-prone areas of...
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Single window clearance for tourism projects: J&K CM

Single window clearance for tourism projects: J&K CM

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Thursday announced a “single window” for project clearance in a time-bound manner to fast-track approvals for laying high-end tourism infrastructure in the state. “There is a need to p...
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Stranded vehicles on Srinagar-Jammu Highway being cleared

Stranded vehicles on Srinagar-Jammu Highway being cleared

Operations are on to clear over 600 vehicles stranded on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway which was closed due to massive landslides triggered by heavy rainfall, according to traffic authorities. “We are clearing the vehicles stranded at different places ...
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