Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

Srinagar: A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travellers who already have a visa to travel to the US, even if they haven’t used it yet. Reports quoting senior administration official said the order, which Trump revised after federal courts […]

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to landslides

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to landslides

Srinagar: Srinagar-Jammu highway was on Monday closed for traffic due to multiple landslides in Ramban district in the Jammu region. As per official sources, the highway has been closed as heavy rains during the night triggered landslides at some places in the district. They said that intending travellers should not undertake the journey before contacting […]

Protests in Bandipora after army allegedly beat people

Protests in Bandipora after army allegedly beat people

Bandipora: Protests erupted in Saderkoot area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district Monday after army allegedly beat up several villagers. Protesters in Saderkoot blocked Bandipora-Srinagar highway to protest against allegedly army highhandedness. The protesters alleged that army personnel beat up several people without any provocation. Hundreds of protesters including women held a sit-in protest against army […]

MCI refuses to recognise MBBS degrees acquired from PaK colleges

MCI refuses to recognise MBBS degrees acquired from PaK colleges

Srinagar: Medical Council of India (MCI) has refused to recognise the MBBS degrees acquired from medical colleges located in the Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), reports said on Sunday. Quoting a student ‘The Hindu’ reported that that he had enrolled at the ‘Azad Jammu Kashmir Medical College’ in 2012. After completing his degree, he applied to […]

Pistol, grenade recovered from youth in Tral

Pistol, grenade recovered from youth in Tral

Srinagar: A youth was apprehended in Tral area on Sunday by a joint party of CRPF and SOG and claimed to have recovered a pistol and a hand grenade from his possession. Sources said that the youth was apprehended from a sumo bearing registration no JK03D/3675 near Nawdal, in Tral. Please follow and like us:0

Budgam Police crack whip against drug peddlers

Budgam Police crack whip against drug peddlers

Srinagar: Budgam Police on Sunday received an input regarding transportation of narcotic drugs from Srinagar City towards Budgam town, police said and added that acting swiftly on the information, a Naka was laid near Sheikhpora petrol pump. During checking, a vehicle Mahindra load carrier bearing Regd. No. JK01D-2650 was intercepted & approx. 1000 bottles of […]

Options other than UN resolutions distrustful: Geelani

Options other than UN resolutions distrustful: Geelani

Srinagar: The Chairman of Hurriyet Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Sunday said that the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) provide the best practical solution to the lingering Kashmir dispute. Geelani in a statement urged the international community to take a serious note of the “worst human rights violations” by Indian forces in […]

Mehbooba inaugurates AirAsia’s Srinagar operations

Mehbooba inaugurates AirAsia’s Srinagar operations

Srinagar: Low cost airline carrier AirAsia started its Kashmir operations from Sunday with the launch of its morning and evening flights daily between Delhi and Srinagar. The inaugural flight from New Delhi was received by the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti at the Srinagar International Airport at 10 am. Another flight to New Delhi was also […]

1 dies, 1 injured in road accidents

1 dies, 1 injured in road accidents

Srinagar: One person died while another was injured in two separate road accidents in Ganderbal and Awantipora, police said on Sunday. A scooty bearing registration number JK01R-0687 driven by Mohammad Shafi Wani son of Mohammad Ismail Wani resident of Manigam, Ganderbal met with an accident near Serch, resulting in on spot death of the scooty […]

Rains, snow in Kashmir; mercury above zero

Rains, snow in Kashmir; mercury above zero

Srinagar: Most parts of Kashmir received rains overnight while Gulmarg witnessed fresh snowfall but overcast sky conditions made sure the night temperatures remain above the freezing point. The Meteorological Department has forecast a wet weather over three days from today. Parts of the Valley, including summer capital Srinagar, received rains while famous ski-resort of Gulmarg […]