Srinagar-Leh highway reopens for traffic

Srinagar-Leh highway reopens for traffic

Sheikh Anees Sonamarg: Srinagar-Leh highway was re-opened for traffic on Sunday, two and a half days after the road was closed due to heavy snowfall at Zojila Pass. Officals said that traffic on the Srinagar-Leh highway was suspended on Firday late evening following snowfall at Zojilla pass. The road had become slippery due to snowfall, […]

Hajin killings: Women protests, funeral prayers held

Hajin killings: Women protests, funeral prayers held

Srinagar: Scores of women held intense pro-freedom protests on Sunday in Hajin area where six Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) men were killed on Saturday during a gunfight with government forces. Reports said that women raised anti-India and pro-freedom slogans during the ptotests in Chandergaer area where the gunfight took place. Several areas of Bandipora district in northern […]

Bandipora areas shut against killing of LeT men; Graves being dug in Bla

Bandipora areas shut against killing of LeT men; Graves being dug in Bla

Srinagar: Scores of areas in northern Kashmir’s Bandipora district are observing a complete shutdown on Sunday against the killing of six militants in a gun battle on Saturday in Hajin area. Reports reaching here said that complete shutdown is being observed in Hajin, Sumbal, Shahgund, Ajas, Chandergaer, Hakabara, Baharabad, Asham, Kathapora and Naidkhai areas of […]

Momentum lies with India in ICJ election: Delhi’s Envoy

Momentum lies with India in ICJ election: Delhi’s Envoy

United Nations: With nearly two-thirds of members of the UN General Assembly supporting India’s Dalveer Bhandari in the election to the International Court of Justice, India has strongly quelled rumours about withdrawing from the race. India has also ruled out any compromise asserting that the candidate who enjoys overwhelming support of the General Assembly members […]

On World Toilet Day, PM Modi tweets, ‘Committed to improving sanitation facilities’

On World Toilet Day, PM Modi tweets, ‘Committed to improving sanitation facilities’

New Delhi: Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Sunday reaffirmed his government’s commitment to improving sanitation facilities across India and hailed all those involved in building toilets. World Toilet Day is an official United Nations international observance day, celebrated on this day to raise awareness of the global sanitation crisis. In a series of […]

India’s Manushi Chhillar is Miss World 2017

India’s Manushi Chhillar is Miss World 2017

Beijing: India’s Manushi Chhillar Saturday won the coveted Miss World 2017 crown at a grand event in China, bringing to an end the country’s dry spell of 17 years at the top pageant contest. The 20-year-old from Haryana, who is a medical student, edged out top five contestants from England, France, Kenya and Mexico. Chhillar […]

Leh freezes, Gulmarg coldest in Valley

Leh freezes, Gulmarg coldest in Valley

Srinagar: Night temperatures in Ladakh dropped to below freezing point at minus 7.9 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg was the coldest place in the Kashmir Valley with a minus 4.6 degrees Celsius, a Met department official said on Sunday. “The minimum temperatures on Sunday in Kargil, Srinagar and Pahalgam were minus 5.8, 2.9 and minus 0.5 […]

Rajasthan’s BJP govt sends students to learn ‘love jihad’ in Jaipur

Rajasthan’s BJP govt sends students to learn ‘love jihad’ in Jaipur

Srinagar: Schools in the Rajasthan capital have been asked to take students and teachers to a fair where they can learn about “love jihad”, purchase books on Christian “conspiracies”, take an oath of vegetarianism, sign up for a campaign to declare cow as “national mother”, or simply enrol themselves in one of the many caste […]

Mughal road remains closed as higher reaches of Jammu receive snowfall

Mughal road remains closed as higher reaches of Jammu receive snowfall

Jammu: The Mughal Road remained closed for vehicular traffic for the second day on Sunday as high-altitude areas continue to witness snowfall, resulting in a marked dip in night temperature across Jammu region, officials said. However, day temperature, which plunged six degrees below normal on Friday, registered an improvement with the sun coming out after […]

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