Srinagar records hottest night of season

Srinagar records hottest night of season

Srinagar recorded the hottest night of the season so far at 22 degrees, three degrees above normal, while there was no respite from hot and humid weather during the day in the Kashmir. A Met department official rain and thundershowers...
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Jehangir Chowk–Barzulla Expressway Corridor nearing completion: Akhtar

Jehangir Chowk–Barzulla Expressway Corridor nearing completion: Akhtar

Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar today said that 65% of physical work on the prestigious Jehangir Chowk–Barzulla Expressway corridor has been completed, with rest of the project expected to be completed by the end of this year. The Minister...
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Smart and intelligent traffic lighting soon, to ease traffic snarls

Smart and intelligent traffic lighting soon, to ease traffic snarls

Srinagar city, which is faced with traffic congestion, is set to get a smart and intelligent traffic lighting system which will help in smooth vehicular movement on its busiest streets and junctions. In the first phase, 10 such smart and...
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Lift siege on Fridays in downtown or face joint agitation: Hurriyat (M)

Lift siege on Fridays in downtown or face joint agitation: Hurriyat (M)

Imams and Maulvis of various religious organizations and Masjids of Kashmir discussed the continuous closure of Jamia Masjid, barring of Hurriyat (M) chairman from leading Friday prayers and imposing strict restrictions in downtown areas on every Friday to pre...
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Mushtaq Zargar’s 2 nephews among 20 held in DSP’s Lynching case

Mushtaq Zargar’s 2 nephews among 20 held in DSP’s Lynching case

Two close relatives of Mushtaq Zargar, one of the three militants released as part of the 1999 Kandahar hijack prisoner swap, are among the 20 accused who have been arrested by the J&K Police in the lynching of Deputy Superintendent...
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Despite opposition, Batamaloo bus stand to be shifted to Parimpora

Despite opposition, Batamaloo bus stand to be shifted to Parimpora

The government has ordered the shifting of the bus stand in Batamaloo to Parimpora with immediate effect despite opposition from transporters and traders. In its order issued by the Deputy Commissioner of Srinagar, he has stated that it has become...
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Downtown Uprising: Islam at heart, qalam in hand

Downtown Uprising: Islam at heart, qalam in hand

Nowhatta, often known as Kashmir’s Gaza strip or Tiananmen Square for being the epicenter of protests and stone-pelting clashes, Monday witnessed an uprising of another sort. The children and youth from different localities of Srinagar downtown holding qalam...
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JK Police looking into militant draped in ISIS flag at funeral

JK Police looking into militant draped in ISIS flag at funeral

Pictures were shared on social media websites of a the funeral procession of a militant, Sajid Ahmad Gilkar, whose body was wrapped in an ISIS flag. The procession was taken out in Jammu and Kashmir The police are looking into...
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Water transport trial held on Jhelum to boost tourism

Water transport trial held on Jhelum to boost tourism

The trial of the water transport services was conducted today on the Jhelum river from the ghat near the GPO, Srinagar, to Fateh Kadal bridge. An official said for the trial run, two motor boats of Jammu and Kashmir Tourism...
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Smart City, execution a challenge in Srinagar

Smart City, execution a challenge in Srinagar

After being selected for the coveted Smart City Mission, Srinagar now faces a major challenge in the terms of implementation of the project, given the tardy execution of earlier government programmes. Since the Smart City status means that over 100...
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