Snow, rains lash JK Highway Shut, 300 Vehicles Stranded; Power Breakdown In North Kashmir

Snow, rains lash JK Highway Shut, 300 Vehicles Stranded; Power Breakdown In North Kashmir

The overnight change in the weather conditions across Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday forced the government to issue an avalanche warning in the remote areas following snowfall in the higher reaches and rains coupled with snow in plains. The inclement weather...
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Fatwa Issued Against Kashmiri All-Girl Band

Fatwa Issued Against Kashmiri All-Girl Band

SRINAGAR: Kashmir’s top clergyman, Mufti Azam Mufti Bashiruddin, on Sunday issued a “fatwa” against three Kashmiri girls for being part of a rock band which performed in Srinagar in December 2012. The grand mufti said he has decreed against t...
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Hurriyat (G) Opposes 55-Day Amarnath Yatra

Hurriyat (G) Opposes 55-Day Amarnath Yatra

‘It’s Offensive; Hold Pilgrimage On Gangotri Pattern’ Srinagar, Feb 1: Hurriyat Conference (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani Friday opposed the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board’s (SASB) 55-day Yatra schedule, saying the move is offensive and that the Hurriyat will...
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Cold Wave Is Back In Valley

Cold Wave Is Back In Valley

Snowfall on Feb 5, 6 likely to hit road, air links SRINAGAR, Feb 1: After a short break, cold wave is back in Kashmir with mercury level falling further. Gulmarg registered a drop of over eight degrees in its minimum...
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‘Misuse of SIM cards prompted police scrutiny’

‘Misuse of SIM cards prompted police scrutiny’

Some Of These Were Going To Pakistan: DGP Srinagar, Jan 30: Director General of Police Ashok Prasad Wednesday said misuse of SIM cards by militants in Jammu and Kashmir has prompted the decision of police scrutiny for multiple connections. “The...
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Habibullah, Meghalaya Guv Oppose AFSPA, Call For Repeal OR Change

Habibullah, Meghalaya Guv Oppose AFSPA, Call For Repeal OR Change

New Delhi, Jan 27 (Agencies): The Justice Verma Committee recommendations regarding amendments to Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in respect of sexual offences inspired at least two top public functionaries to voice their concern against the law and ca...
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Kashmir Under Grip Of Cold, Srinagar Records Coldest Night

Kashmir Under Grip Of Cold, Srinagar Records Coldest Night

Srinagar: Residents across the Kashmir Valley continue to shiver as mercury plunged by several degrees with Srinagar recording the coldest night of this winter. Srinagar recorded a low of minus 5.8 degrees Celsius last night, which was the coldest night...
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Kashmir In Grip of Cold Wave Again

Kashmir In Grip of Cold Wave Again

Pahalgam Feezes At Minus 13.2; Srinagar To Jammu Traffic On Highway Today Srinagar, Jan 22: Snowfall in Kashmir last week might have brought some respite from cold wave for some time but the bone-chilling cold has returned to haunt people...
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Kulgam Midnight Raid: 3 Cops Suspended, SHO Attached, SPO Disengaged

Kulgam Midnight Raid: 3 Cops Suspended, SHO Attached, SPO Disengaged

‘Prima Facie Involvement Of Police Officials Established, Found Involved In Manipulating FIRs’ Kulgam Jan 21: Acting on the directions of the Deputy Commissioner, Police Monday placed three cops under suspension while disengaging the services of another fo...
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Gawkadal Massacre Anniversary: Srinagar Observes Shutdown

Gawkadal Massacre Anniversary: Srinagar Observes Shutdown

SRINAGAR, Jan 21: A complete shutdown was observed in Lal Chowk and its adjacent areas as a tribute to the martyrs of Gawkadal massacre which took place on this day in 1990. 52 civilians including women and children were killed...
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