Petrol to be cheaper by Rs 8 per litre in Delhi as AAP govt decides to cut VAT Sources

    New Delhi, Dec 1: The Delhi government on Wednesday decided to reduce the VAT on petrol, bringing down the price of the fuel in the city by about Rs 8 per litre, official sources said.   At a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, it was decided that the Value-Added Tax […]

Srinagar records coldest night of season

Srinagar: The minimum temperature settled below the freezing point across Kashmir, with several weather stations in the valley including Srinagar city recording the coldest night of the season so far, officials said on Wednesday. Srinagar recorded a low of minus 2.5 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night, down from minus 1.5 degrees Celsius the previous night, the […]

Active COVID-19 cases in country below one lakh after 547 days

New Delhi:  India added 8,954 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,96,776, while the active cases were recorded at less than a lakh after 547 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. The death toll climbed to 4,69,247 with 267 fresh fatalities, according to the data […]

Kashmir Freezes As Srinagar Records Season’s Coldest Night, Minus 5.5°C In Pahalgam

    Srinagar: Kashmir Valley and Ladakh continued to reel under sub zero temperatures with Srinagar, the summer capital of J&K, recording season’s coldest night ion Wednesday.   A meteorological department official said  Srinagar recorded minus 2.5°C against previous night’s minus 1.5°C. Previously it was on November 23 this year when Srinagar recorded the lowest […]

10 houses gutted in overnight blaze in Tulail Bandipora

    Bandipora: At least 10 houses were gutted in a massive fire in Tatri-Kilshay village of Tulail in Gurez area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district late last night, officials said on Wednesday.   The officials said that at least 10 residential houses were completely gutted in the fire that broke out on the intervening […]

IED expert Yasir Parray among two militants killed in Pulwama encounter: IGP Kashmir

    Srinagar: A militant commander of Jaish-e-Mohammad along with his foreign associate were killed in an encounter in Qasbayar area of Rajpora hamlet in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said on Wednesday.   Inspector General of police Vijay Kumar said  that militant commander of proscribed outfit JeM Yasir Parray who was an IED expert […]

Pulwama encounter: Two militants killed, search on

    Pulwama: Two militants have been killed in an encounter between government forces and militants in Qasbayar area of Rajpora hamlet in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.   A senior police officer said that two militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as search operation is on in the area.   Earlier, […]

South Kashmir: Predawn Encounter breaks out in Pulwama

    Srinagar, December: A Predawn Gunfight has started between militants and government forces in Qasbayar of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.   Reports said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Qasbayar.   As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, […]

Govt announces winter vacations for Kashmir, winter zones of Jammu

  Srinagar: The government Tuesday announced winter vacations for all schools of Kashmir division and winter zones of Jammu region from December 6 and 13 to February 28.   Top official of the department said that the School Education Department has said that the educational institutions upto class 8th standard shall observe winter vacation from […]

CBK Files Chargesheet Against 2 Persons In Fake Stamp Paper Case Of 2007

    Srinagar: Crime Branch Kashmir on Tuesday produced charge-sheet against two persons in connection with an FIR registered in 2007 for preparing fake stamp papers and using them for execution of the sale deed, causing loss to the state exchequer.   The case (FIR No.70/2007) U/S 420, 258, 259, 260, 467, 468, 471, 120-B, […]

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