CM misleading people on Srinagar funds: NC

CM misleading people on Srinagar funds: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Tuesday lashed out at Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and her Government for “misleading” the people of the State about the amount of funds allocated to Srinagar under the ‘Capital City Development Plan’. NC General Secretary and MLA Khanyar, Haji Ali Mohammad Sagar said in a statement that the 600 crores allegedly […]

Gulmarg witnesses fresh snowfall

Gulmarg witnesses fresh snowfall

Srinagar: The upper reaches, including world famous ski resort of Gulmarg and health resort of Tangmarg, received fresh snowfall Tuesday while rain lashed plains in Kashmir. The mercury remained above freezing point at majority of the places in the valley while day became chilly due to drop in the maximum temperature, MeT sources said.

In 3 months, one dozen militants brought back to their homes: CM

In 3 months, one dozen militants brought back to their homes: CM

Srinagar: Claiming that at least a dozen of youth who had picked up guns were brought back to their homes, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday asked the youth to help the government in restoring the peace in the Valley and get jobs in different departments. Addressing a gathering during the PDP youth convention party […]

Car lifter’s gang busted in Budgam: Police

Car lifter’s gang busted in Budgam: Police

Srinagar: The Budgam Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a gang of car lifters in Magam area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. According to a statement, on Mar 2, a police party of Police Station Magam while conducting vehicle checking at Srinagar-Gulmarg road near Agri Kallan crossing intercepted one Maruti EECO car having temporary […]

Pak temporarily reopens border with Afghanistan

Pak temporarily reopens border with Afghanistan

Srinagar: Pakistan temporarily reopened the two main border crossings with Afghanistan on Tuesday following the border’s closure last month amid a string of deadly militant attacks, reported Dawn. The measure, which is to remain in place on Wednesday as well, seeks to ease tensions between the two neighbours and relieve some of the backlog of […]

South Asian groups condemn Trump’s revised travel ban

South Asian groups condemn Trump’s revised travel ban

Washington: South Asian groups have strongly condemned US President Donald Trump’s revised executive order, describing it as an “assault” on Muslims and immigrants under the guise of national security. The second executive order, which will come into force on March 16, temporarily halts entry to the US for people from six Muslim-majority nations. The ban […]

Police use water cannon against NHM employees

Police use water cannon against NHM employees

Srinagar: Day after roughed up by police hundred of contractual employees of National Health Mission (NHM), who are on strike since March 1 demanding regularisation of their services continued their protest in Srinagar on Tuesday. Police resorted to water cannon to disperse the protesting NHM professionals. The NHM employees are demanding equal pay for equal […]

One way traffic on Sgr-Jmu highway continues

One way traffic on Sgr-Jmu highway continues

Srinagar: Hundreds of vehicles, including those carrying essentials, left Jammu Tuesday morning for Srinagar as one-way traffic continued on the 300-km-long highway, which connects Kashmir with the rest of the world. “We have allowed traffic from Jammu to Kashmir today since only one-way traffic will continue on the highway,” a traffic police official said. However, […]

Cross LoC bus; 6 PaK residents arrive, 19 Kashmiris cross to other side

Cross LoC bus; 6 PaK residents arrive, 19 Kashmiris cross to other side

Srinagar: Six fresh guests from Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (PaK) arrived in the valley, while 19 Kashmiris crossed over to the other side of the Line of Control (LoC) to meet their relatives separated in 1947 due to partition, sources said on Tuesday. As many as 23 returnees also crossed side at Kaman post, the last Indian Military […]

Shutdown continues in Tral for third consecutive day

Shutdown continues in Tral for third consecutive day

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed Tuesday in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district to mourn the death of two Hizb ul Mujahideen militants. Hafiz Aaqib Ahmad Bhat @Aqib Molvi and a Pakistani militant Usama, were killed in a gun battle with government forces at Haffu Nazneenpora village on Sunday. Hundreds of people […]