Moderate to heavy snowfall from Feb 2 to 6: MeT

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be hit by a fresh spell of moderate to heavy snowfall from February 2 to February 6. An official of the MeT department said a fresh Western Disturbance approaching the state was likely to affect the weather from February 2 to 6 with main activity between February 2 […]

Hope for comprehensive dialogue with India over Kashmir, other issues: Pak

Washington: Pakistan has expressed hope that India would agree to its request to start a comprehensive and meaningful dialogue to resolve all outstanding issues, including Kashmir. Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs, hoped that India “will reciprocate to Pakistan’s sincerity” by agreeing to “start a comprehensive, sustained and […]

43 kg fake gold, 57,000 kg silver offered at Vaishno Devi

Jammu: Forty-three kilograms of gold and 57,000 kg of silver offered by devotees at the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu have been found to be fake, an RTI application has revealed. The RTI query elicited the information that 193.5 kg of gold and 81,635 kg of silver was offered at the shrine at […]

Report on new admin units soon: Tara

Jammu: Claiming ignorance to any threat by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to resign over setting up of new administrative units in Jammu & Kashmir, his deputy Tara Chand on Wednesday said a report on the matter would be submitted to the state cabinet in a day or two. “There is nothing he (Omar) has told […]

‘Kangri hurled at actors Irrfan, Shahid ’

Srinagar: Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Irrfan were attacked with a fire pot while the duo was shooting for Vishal Bharadwaj’s ‘Haider’ in Kashmir, report said Tuesday. A youth threw a fire pot (Kangri) on the actors even as the police controlled the crowd and shooting for a sequence of the movie went on smoothly. […]

Dip in night temp; MeT predicts rain, snow from Feb 2

Srinagar: Kargil town recorded season’s coldest night with the mercury settling at a low of minus 20 degrees Celsius even as most parts of the Valley witnessed a dip in night temperature. “Kargil recorded minimum temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius which is lowest for this winter,” an official of the MeT department said. The […]

Livid Dhoni blames pacers for ODI series loss

HAMILTON: A dejected India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday held the poor performance of his pacers responsible for the visitors’ humiliating 0-3 ODI series loss against New Zealand. Trailing 0-2, India on Tuesday lost the fourth ODI by seven wickets against New Zealand to slump to their second consecutive series defeat overseas. “Frankly, our […]


HAMILTON: India slumped to their second consecutive series defeat overseas as New Zealand rode on Ross Taylor’s unbeaten century to thrash the visitors by seven wickets in the fourth one-dayer and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match rubber. Chasing 279 for victory, the Kiwis reached 280 for three in 48.1 overs with Taylor […]

Transport strike affects normal life in Jammu

Jammu: Normal life was disrupted in Jammu Tuesday due to the strike by transporters in support of their demand for a increase in passenger fares. All the public transport vehicles including buses, taxis, and auto-rickshaws went off the roads due to the strike by All Jammu and Kashmir Passenger Transport Welfare Association. Even, the private […]

Four arrested for soldier’s murder

Jammu: Police Tuesday claimed to have solved the murder case of an army soldier with the arrest of four persons, including a relative of the victim. Rocky Raina of Akhnoor was murdered on the intervening night of January 23 and 24 by unidentified persons in Khowara area of Khour district, according to a complaint filed […]