LeT militant arrested

SRINAGAR: Militant affiliated with LeT outfit was arrested from Baramulla district, an official said on Tuesday. Sajid Farooq Dar alias Adnan was arrested from Andergam village in Pattan area of xthe district during an operation on Monday, the official said. Dar, a resident of Bandipora, was affiliated with LeT, he said. KR Desk

LG congratulates Padma awardees

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu has congratulated Muzaffar Hussain Baig (Padma Bhushan) , Shiv Datt Nirmohi (Padma Shri) and Javed Ahmad Tak (Padma Shri), on being conferred with Padma Awards for their valuable contributions in the field of Public Affairs, Literature & Education and Social Work respectively. In a message, the Lt Governor has […]

17 injured in bus-truck collision in Jammu

Jammu: A speeding bus collided with a truck on the Jammu-Pathankot highway in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring seventeen people, officials said. The bus was on its way to Jammu from Kathua. The injured, all travelling in the bus, were admitted to hospitals in Gagwal and Samba, they said. According to a passenger, […]

Uri residents block highway over frequent power cuts

BARAMULLA: The residents of Nowshera Uri on Monday blocked the Srinagar Uri road over frequent power cuts in the area. The residents blamed that the power development department is resorting to unscheduled power cuts in the area. The locals demanded that a set schedule for power curtailment be followed in the area. Later the dispersed […]

Steps afoot to usher a new era of progress, prosperity: Advisor Khan in R-Day message

Steps afoot to usher a new era of progress, prosperity: Advisor Khan in R-Day message

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu,Farooq Khan, on Sunday unfurled the tricolor at SK stadium here and took salute at the march past presented by contingents of JK Police, JKAP, ITBP, BSF, CRPF, Fire and Emergency Services, Forest Protection Force, NCC cadets and students. Among others, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Inspector […]

Weathermen predict fresh snow spell from Tuesday

Days will be colder than nights: Sonam Lotus

Srinagar: The weathermen here have predicted a spell of snow in Jammu and Kashmir from Tuesday, with heavy snow expected in hilly areas. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a fresh and active Western Disturbance is very likely to affect Western Himalayan region from Sunday night onwards. “It is very likely to cause fairly […]

‘It is taking ages to open a website’

Srinagar: The restoration of mobile internet in Kashmir was welcomed by residents here on Saturday, but many said it is of little help because of low speed. Mobile internet in Kashmir was suspended nearly six months ago in the wake of the Centre’s decision to revoke Article 370 provisions that gave the erstwhile state of […]

‘86,000 teachers to get professional training’

SRINAGAR: The first phase of two-day orientation programme National Initiative for School Heads & Teachers’ Holistic Advancement ‘NISHTHA’ organised by Department of School Education in-collaboration with Srinagar District Administration, Higher Education Department, University of Kashmir and NIT Srinagar concluded on Saturday. Ten experts from NCERT including Director NCERT, HK Senapati trained Key Resource Persons (KRPs) […]

KCCI urges admin to release jailed leaders

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Saturday urged the administration to release of members of the civil society, business community, eminent lawyers, political, religious leaders and youths kept under preventive detention since the first week of August, 2019. The spokesperson in a statement stated that in the interaction with the Lt Governor […]

MeT predicts snow today; Day temperature to decrease, says Lotus

MeT predicts snow today; Day temperature to decrease, says Lotus

SRINAGAR: The meteorological department predicted another spell of light snowfall in the Valley starting Friday evening. Director metrological department Sonum Lotus told Kashmir Reader that snow is expected to start from Friday evening and continue throughout Saturday. On January 26, weather is likely going to remain dry, he said. However on January 28 and 29, […]