SRINAGAR:   Defending champions Delhi proved to be a stronger opponents in the end  for Jammu and Kashmir, thumping the visitors by 38 runs in their opening fixture of the north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy played at Ferozshah Kotla Ground, Delhi. After opting to bowl first, J&K did relatively well to restrict powerful […]

Avalanche warning for Nowgam, Kaiyan in Kashmir

Avalanche warning for Nowgam, Kaiyan in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A medium-danger avalanche warning was issued Thursday by the authorities in the high-altitude areas of Nowgam and Kaiyan areas of Kashmir following fresh snowfall. The warning was issued by the Jammu and Kashmir State Disaster Management Authority on the basis of information provided by the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE). “People living in […]

38 people stranded due to snowfall rescued

SRINAGAR: As many as 38 persons, including two women and a child, stranded due to heavy snowfall were rescued by the Army at Nasta Chunn Pass in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Around 9.30 PM yesterday, Army deployed at Nasta Chunn Pass received information that six vehicles with 35 males, two ladies and one […]

Lolab protests: 3 held on charges of spreading rumour

SRINAGAR: The Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested three persons including two brothers for allegedly floating rumours in Lolab valley of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district describing the seven alleged militants killed by army as civilians. Imam Ghulam Rasool Lone son of Ghulam Ahmed and two brothers Saqib Lone and Bilal […]

Pathribal fake encounter represents India’s oppressive attitude against Kashmir: Malik

Pathribal fake encounter represents India’s oppressive attitude against Kashmir: Malik

Srinagar: Describing Pathribal fake encounter as “symbol of India’s oppressive attitude against the people of the state, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Thursday said that it will go ahead with the proposed protest rally in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar against giving clean chit to killers. JKLF spokesman said in a statement that “people of […]

Gurez: Stranded passengers to be airlifted today

BANDIPORA: Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora has asked those passengers who have registered themselves for airlifting to Gurez, to be present at Sunarwani helipad on February 28 at 9 a.m. An official statement said that the passengers will be airlifted in case of fair weather as the sorties have been arranged for the purpose. “Similarly, the […]

Docs question equating ‘7 yr adhoc service with 14 yrs’

Srinagar: Doctors regularized in 2012 after fulfilling basic eligibility criteria of seven years of continuing adhoc services on Thursday urged government to clarify why there is no difference in number of years served by them as adhocees. “We want to ask the policymakers how they are equating seven years service with and 14 years,” chief […]

IAF choppers to provide air support during Lok Sabha polls

NEW DELHI: At least ten helicopters of the Indian Air Force will be pressed into service for swift movement of security personnel in each phase of upcoming general elections. The issue was discussed threadbare at a high-level meeting chaired by Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami and attended by chiefs of paramilitary forces and senior Home […]

Rahul Gandhi pulls up Khurshid for calling Modi ‘impotent’

New Delhi: Congress vice-president on Thursday criticised Union minister of external affairs Salman Khurshid for calling BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi “impotent” over the Gujarat chief minister’s handling of the post-Godhra riots in 2002. “I do not appreciate this kind of comment…the kind of language,” Gandhi said disapproving Khurshid’s remark. The Congress leader was […]

Consider shifting of Amphalla Jail inmate to SKIMS: HC

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked authorities of Amphalla Jail here to consider shifting of an inmate languishing for nearly two decades there to SK Institute of Medical Sciences Soura for treatment at earliest. Disposing of petition filed by Mohammad Amin Dar, a single bench of Justice Tashi Rabstan to consider his claim […]

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