Avalanche Hits Gulmarg, 2 Persons Die, 4 Others Rescued

Srinaga: Bodies of two persons have been retrieved from underneath the snow mass, even as four other persons rescued after a massive avalanche occurred at Affarwat peak in famed ski-resort Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said. They said that soon after receiving information about the incident, a large-scale rescue operation was launched at […]

J&K gets Rs 35581 crore central assistance in Union budget

Srinagar: The Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir has been allocated Rs 35581 crore in the Union budget presented by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The budget documents reveal that Jammu & Kashmir has been allocated Rs 35581 crore in the Union budget for 2023-24. According to the documents, […]

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed amid shooting stones, slide in Banihal

Srinagar: Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, has been closed again due to shooting stones and stone-slide in Ramban district. The traffic department said that thoroughfare was blocked due to shooting stones at Rampadi in Banihal area of the district early on Wednesday morning. Sources said a major […]

Mercury Drops At Few Places In J&K, Minus 8.9°C In Pahalgam; Drass Records Minus 24.9°C

Srinagar: Amid forecast for mainly dry weather in next 24 hours, the minimum temperature recorded a drop in some places in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday with Pahalgam recording a low of minus 8.9°C. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 0.4°C against 0.0°C on the previous night. Today’s minimum temperature, […]

Zero tolerance for any sort of misconduct in police force: DGP Dilbagh Singh to Officers

Srinagar: Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh while acting swiftly on the reports of misconduct by an police official Tuesday issued serious directions to all ranks and files in the police force to act seriously against any official found involved in any sorts of misconduct. A senior police official said thay the DGP has […]

KU postpones MBBS, LLB, BA LLB exams scheduled tomorrow

Srinagar: The University of Kashmir on Tuesday postponed the examinations of MBBS, LLB and BA LLB which were scheduled to be held on February 1, 2023 (Wednesday). Controller of Examinations Dr Majid Zaman said students from snow-bound areas of Kashmir requested for postponement citing inaccessibility due to heavy snowfall, according to a statement issued by […]

Traffic partially restored on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Ramban: The traffic movement on Srinagar-Jammu national highway resumed partially, which was suspended on Monday due to landslides, shooting stones and snowfall, officials said here on Tuesday. An official said that however, no new traffic was allowed on the highway. He said stranded vehicles were being allowed to move after road was cleared. “Our men […]

‘Illegal Encroachments of Influential Trio Bulldozed in Dooru Anantnag’

Anantnag: Continuing the onslaught against influential encroachers, District Administration Anantnag on Tuesday held massive anti-encroachment drive against Peerzada Mohd Syed, former chief Jammu Kashmir Pradesh Congress and Ex Minister, Syed Farooq Andrabi, former legislator from Dooru and Ex MoS and heirs of former Chief minister Syed Mir Qasim, at Dooru. At Ara Khoshipora, 1 kanal […]

Government orders premature retirement of 03 officials of Prison Department

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered premature retirement of 03 officials of Prison Department for their involvement in corruption, underperformance and anti-social activities. In its endeavor to make the Administration more efficient and transparent, the government prematurely retired 03 personnel of Prison Department on charges of their involvement in corruption and criminal […]

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