Mughal Road remains closed, snowfall in high-altitude areas

Mughal Road remains closed, snowfall in high-altitude areas

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 […]

Sgr-Leh highway reopens

Sgr-Leh highway reopens

Sonamarg: Srinagar-Leh national highway was re-opened for traffic on Sunday three days after the road was closed due to heavy snowfall at Zojila Pass. Officials said that traffic on the Srinagar-Leh national highway was suspended on Firday late evening following snowfall at Zojilla pass. The road had become slippery due to snowfall. However, after improvement […]

ECI, state govt in no mood to set the election ball rolling in Kashmir

ECI, state govt in no mood to set the election ball rolling in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Despite killing of nearly 200 insurgents in 2017, which is seen as an achievement for restoring the ‘lost peace’ in the Kashmir Valley, there is no likelihood of conducting elections in Anantnag parliamentary constituency overdue panchayat and local urban bodies. An official in the electoral office, on the condition of anonymity, told Kashmir Reader […]

Government to introduce ‘agri-tourism’ in Valley

Government to introduce ‘agri-tourism’ in Valley

SRINAGAR: Government is planning to introduce “agri-tourism” in the Valley shortly boost the agriculture and tourism sectors here, Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, Sundeep Kumar Nayak said on Sunday. At a review meeting, Nayak said government wants to help farmers promote the unique products of every district. “Places like Gurez is blessed with producing a […]

Mehbooba’s outreach programme reaches Samba

Mehbooba’s outreach programme reaches Samba

SAMBA: Continuing with her Public Outreach programme, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday convened a grievances redressal camp here. During the camp, the Chief Minister listened to scores of deputations who apprised her of their developmental needs and sought their redressal. Minister for Industries & Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga; Vice Chairman, OBC Board, Rashpal Verma; […]

TBU seeks inclusion of Urdu marks in NT selection

TBU seeks inclusion of Urdu marks in NT selection

JAMMU: Tehreek Baqa-e-Urdu (TBU), comprising of Urdu scholars of various universities of state, has sought inclusion of Urdu subject marks for the final selection of Naib Tehsildars. A TBU deputation took up the matter with Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs & Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali and informed him that the J&K Service […]

Hamdard Grammar School Tral celebrates annual day

Hamdard Grammar School Tral celebrates annual day

TRAL: Hamdard Grammar School, a leading educational institute in south Kashmir region celebrated its annual day at Hamdardabad, Tral on November 18. Apart from students and their parents, a galaxy of intellectuals, top government officials of the locality, educationists and eminent personalities attended the function. The students of the school presented scintillating performances, enacted skits, […]

Baramulla observes Urs of Sid bab

Baramulla observes Urs of Sid bab

Baramulla: The annual Urs of Hazrat Mohammad Sideeq Lone popularly known as Sid Bab was observed with religious fervor and enthusiasm on Saturday in Sheeri Baramulla. Hundreds of people visited the shrine and offered special prayers at his grave.

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