Jammu youth drowns while saving dog in Srinagar

Srinagar: While saving a dog, a youth was drowned at Tengpora Bypass in Srinagar, reports said on Saturday. Asif Ahmed of Nagrota, Jammu, drowned into the flood channel while he was trying to rescue a dog. As per reports the body of the youth was yet to be trace.  

Crack in Jhelum Bund near Pampore, traffic diverted

Crack in Jhelum Bund near Pampore, traffic diverted

Srinagar: Authorities on Saturday reached Galandar area of Pampore where a big crack was visible in Jhleum Bund creating panic among the people living around. SHO Pampore Madassir Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that they have diverted the traffic to new highway from Galandar and were busy in handling the situation at the site. Witnesses said […]

Thousands attend slain militant’s funeral in north Kashmir

Srinagar: Thousands of people including women and children Saturday participated in the last rites of slain militant Sajad Ahmad at his ancestral village Gund Chogal Handwara in north Kashmir. Sajad was killed during a gunfight with government forces in Pulwama on Friday. The dead body of Sajad was shifted to police station Chogal past night […]

Amarnath Yatra from Jammu suspended due to heavy rains

Jammu: The Amarnath Yatra from Jammu was suspended today owing to frequent disruptions caused by heavy rains since the beginning of the annual pilgrimage, while the over 2,000 pilgrims who were stranded in Udhampur, left for the Pahalgam base camp this morning, a police officer said. “The yatra from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp here […]

Directorate of Health Services Kashmir issues helpline numbers

Srinagar: Keeping in view the inclement weather conditions, Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) has constituted a Divisional & District Level Helpline numbers for the facilitation of healthcare services to the general public. In case of any health care related facilitation, general public is requested to Call/SMS or Whatsapp on the following numbers: Directorate/Divisional Level […]

Ladhoo boy laid to rest amid high pitched sloganeering  

Ladhoo boy laid to rest amid high pitched sloganeering  

Srinagar: Thousands of people Saturday attended the funeral prayers of slain student Faizan Ahmad Poswal, a 10th class student son of Dr. Abdul Gani who was killed in government forces firing during clashes near the encounter site at Chatpora in Pulwama town on Friday. Witness told Kashmir Reader that despite heavy rainfall, thousands of people […]

Amarnath Yatra suspended due to heavy rains

Srinagar: Pilgrimage to cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas had to be suspended from both Pahalgam and Baltal routes due to incessant rainfall in the Valley, reports said on Saturday. The Yatra was suspended after nearly 1,300 pilgrims paid obeisance to the cave shrine, yesterday official sources said. The total number of pilgrims […]

One killed, four injured in north Kashmir road mishap

Srinagar: One person was killed while four others suffered injuries after a passenger vehicle skidded off the road in Machil area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. A sumo bearing registration number JK05-9307) skidded off the road and fell down into a deep nallah near Chuntiwari bridge in Machil last evening at around 7:00 pm, reports […]

JK Governor calls emergency flood management meeting

JK Governor calls emergency flood management meeting

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra has called for an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss the arising flood like situation across Kashmir after two days of continuous rainfall. Many parts of Kashmir have been receiving heavy rainfall since the last two days. A flood alert has also been sounded by the officials. Meanwhile, […]