Trump invites Israel’s Netanyahu for talks

Trump invites Israel’s Netanyahu for talks

Srinagar: US President Donald Trump has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit him in Washington next month, reports quoting the premier’s office said, quoting their first conversation since Trump took office. “President Trump invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to come to Washington to meet him in February,” reports quoting the statement said. A final […]

Powerful storms kill 16 in southeast US

Powerful storms kill 16 in southeast US

Srinagar: At least 16 people have been killed after powerful weekend storms tore through the southeastern United States, reports quoting authorities said on Monday. A rural part of south-central Georgia was hardest hit, leaving at least twelve people dead, according to reports, As per reports four others died and 20 were injured on Saturday morning […]

Heavy snow, rain forecast in J&K

Heavy snow, rain forecast in J&K

Srinagar: Weathermen on Monday said that another spell of heavy rain and snowfall is likely in Jammu and Kashmir. The regional Met office reportedly said the new spell of widespread rain and snowfall was likely to start from today night and last till January 26. MeT officials said that snowfall could be heavy in the […]

Srinagar-Jammu Highway opens; Mercury falls in Valley

Srinagar-Jammu Highway opens; Mercury falls in Valley

Srinagar: The night temperature across Kashmir division, except Qazigund, went down as the weather remained dry, leading to opening of the Srinagar-Jammu Highway a day after snowfall led to its closure. The Highway has been opened for one-way traffic today, an official of the Traffic department said, adding however, only light motor vehicles were allowed […]

Rasheed again advocates release of minor Sahil

Rasheed again advocates release of minor Sahil

Jammu: MLA Langate Er Rasheed Monday again raised the issue of the detention of minor Sahil Ahmad Sheikh in the assembly and advocated his release. He stormed into the well of the house and produced the school birth certificate of Sahil, who is undergoing detention under draconian Public Safety Act. Reacting to Rasheed’s demand, Speaker […]

Girls outshine boys in class 12 results

Girls outshine boys in class 12 results

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education Sunday declared the results of class 12, the examinations of which were delayed last year due to unrest in the Valley, with 75 per cent of over 53,000 students qualifying the exam. Of the 53,159 students, 40,119 qualified the examinations with the total pass percentage of […]

Man injured by unknown people in Sopore: Police

Man injured by unknown people in Sopore: Police

Srinagar: Sopore police have started the investigation regarding a case in which a person was injured by some unknown people in Panzalla area on Sunday, police said. As per a statement Police station Panzalla was informed that Mohammad Ashraf Sheikh son of Mohammad Akbar sheikh, imam by profession was attacked and critically injured by some […]

Malik re-arrested, sent on remand till Jan 27

Malik re-arrested, sent on remand till Jan 27

Srinagar: KLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was Sunday re-arrested outside the central jail and immediately taken to the same jail on a fresh remand till January 27, 2017, sources said. Malik was arrested on Jan 20 and sent to central jail Srinagar. As per a JKLF statement, Malik was re-arrested soon after he stepped out […]

Kashmiri among 3 sentenced to death by Bengal court

Kashmiri among 3 sentenced to death by Bengal court

Srinagar: Three militant operatives have been sentenced to death by a Bengal court, reports said adding the court verdict was announced on Saturday. The operatives identified as – Mohammad Yunous, Abdullah Khan and Muzaffar Ahmed were given death penalty by the Fast Track Court- 1 of Bongaon in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. […]

Kashmir Valley cut off due to fresh snowfall

Kashmir Valley cut off due to fresh snowfall

Srinagar: Fresh snowfall was recorded in many areas, especially in the higher reaches of Kashmir, leading to the closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway, even as more wet weather has been forecast over the next few days. The Meteorological Department has forecast scattered rains or snow today, fairly widespread rains or snow tomorrow, widespread rains or snow […]