Downtown Observes Strike, Seeks Removal of Bunkers

Downtown Observes Strike, Seeks Removal of Bunkers

 The shopkeepers of old Srinagar today observed a complete strike demanding removal of CRPF bunkers in the area. The downtown markets of Saraf Kadal, Kawdara, Nawa Kadal, Rajouri Kadal, Mahraj Gunj and other small markets remained closed demanding security bunkers...
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9 injured in Baramulla clashes

9 injured in Baramulla clashes

Geelani Arrested; Mirwaiz, Malik Under House Arrest At least nine persons were injured in clashes that erupted after Friday prayers in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district even as senior separatist leaders continued to remain under house arrest or in police lo...
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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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Hurriyat decries Army chief’s stand on AFSPA

Hurriyat decries Army chief’s stand on AFSPA

SRINAGAR: Moderate Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said on Tuesday Army chief General Bikram Singh’s stand on AFSPA was like “rubbing salt into the wounds” of Kashmiri people. “Gen Singh’s statement on AFSPA is like...
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Snowfall halts traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Snowfall halts traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Valley on Saturday experienced fresh snowfall, forcing authorities to close the Srinagar-Jammu highway. Light snowfall started here and other towns of the valley in the morning. There were reports of moderate snowfall in the higher reache...
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Nano To Be Common Man’s Auto Rickshaw In JK

Nano To Be Common Man’s Auto Rickshaw In JK

Srinagar, Jan 11: Jammu and Kashmir may become the first state to use the “dream car” – Tata Nano, in commercial segment as mini-taxi. State Transport Department in this regard has received applications here seeking permission to run Nano in...
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2 Dies, 2 Injured In Road Mishaps

2 Dies, 2 Injured In Road Mishaps

Srinagar, January 09: Two persons died and two others were injured in different road accidents in Valley. An unidentified Santro Car hit Mohammad Ashraf Dar, age 18 years, son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Marval, Pulwama at Railway Tunnel, Tengen...
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PDD To Outsource Power Distribution In JK

PDD To Outsource Power Distribution In JK

Move Aimed To ‘Arrest T&D Losses, Curb Power Theft’ Srinagar, Jan 7: After failing to bring down Transmission and Distribution (T&D) losses in the State, the Power Development Department has decided to outsource distribution of electricity across J...
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Police to tighten noose around tuition centers

Police to tighten noose around tuition centers

Owners Asked To Arrange Separate Classes For Boys,Girls Srinagar,Jan 6: Police has started tightening the noose around tuition centers in Srinagar and now onwards the boys and girls would have to take classes in separate shifts. The step police says...
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Sexual offences: Govt to set-up ‘fast track courts’ for speedy justice

Sexual offences: Govt to set-up ‘fast track courts’ for speedy justice

Srinagar, Jan 5: The Jammu and Kashmir Government is contemplating setting up fast-track courts for speedy justice in cases related to sexual offence against woman in the State. Seeking their opinion for the need to set-up fast track courts in...
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