India seeks modification to IWT, issues notice to Pak

India seeks modification to IWT, issues notice to Pak

New Delhi: India has issued a notice to Pakistan for modification of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) in view of Islamabad’s “intransigence” in the implementation of the pact, inked over six decades back for matters relating to cross-border rivers, government sources said on Friday. The notice sent on January 25 through respective commissioners for Indus […]

Rahul Gandhi cancels BJY Over ‘complete collapse’ of security arrangements

Rahul Gandhi cancels BJY Over ‘complete collapse’ of security arrangements

Police Denies, Says There’s ‘No Security Lapse At All’ Anantnag: Rahul Gandhi On Monday alleged that there was a “complete collapse” of security arrangements in the Qazigund area of Anantnag district Friday morning, during his “Bharat Jodo Yatra”, following which he canceled his walk after treading only one Kilometre of the scheduled eleven Kilometres. “The […]

Security cordon ‘vanished’: Omar

Security cordon ‘vanished’: Omar

Srinagar: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Friday alleged that the outer ring of security cordon maintained by Police “simply vanished” as soon as the Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra entered the Kashmir Valley. The march was stopped on Friday near Qazigund, the gateway to the valley, after the Congress alleged breach of security and mismanagement […]

BJY will not discuss Article 370, PAGD: Ramesh

BJY will not discuss Article 370, PAGD: Ramesh

Khanabal: The ongoing Bharat Jodo Yatra will not discuss political issues of Jammu and Kashmir such as the abrogation of Article 370 and the Gupkar Alliance as there will be other opportunities to raise those, the Congress said on Friday. “There are many political issues in J-K, but we will not discuss those issues during […]

‘India repatriates 17 Pak prisoners’

‘India repatriates 17 Pak prisoners’

New Delhi: India on Friday repatriated 17 Pakistani nationals imprisoned in the country, the Pakistan High Commission here said. “Seventeen Pakistani nationals imprisoned in India were repatriated today via Attari-Wagah border after hectic efforts of the Pakistan High Commission, the Pakistan Foreign Ministry and cooperation of the Indian side,” the Pakistani mission said on Twitter. […]

Kupwara Teen Shot At From 12 Bore

Kupwara Teen Shot At From 12 Bore

Kupwara: A teenager was injured after hit on the face by a shot fired from a 12 bore rifle by an unknown person at Payerpora Hyhama area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said on Friday. A police officer said that information was received that one unknown person has “utilized” 12 bore illegally at Payerpora […]

Weatherman forecasts more snowfall on from tomorrow evening

Weatherman forecasts more snowfall on from tomorrow evening

Srinagar: The minimum temperature dropped at all places barring Srinagar even as the weatherman on Friday said that isolated to “widespread” light rain and snow was expected for two days from Sunday evening in Jammu and Kashmir. A meteorological department official here said that Srinagar recorded a low of 1.2°C, the same as on the […]

Massive avalanche hits Padder, no loss of life

Massive avalanche hits Padder, no loss of life

Jammu: An avalanche hit remote Paddar area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district on Friday, but there was no loss of life or damage to property, officials said. An avalanche warning has been issued by the administration in various areas of Jammu and Kashmir, they said. The avalanche rolled into a river near a hamlet […]

Ex-Minister’s Complex, Other Structures Demolished: Admin

Ex-Minister’s Complex, Other Structures Demolished: Admin

Srinagar: The administration on Friday demolished a commercial structure in the Shopian district belonging to a former minister. The Shopian district administration said 17 hectares of land have been freed from influential encroachers as part of an anti-encroachment drive. “A commercial structure belonging to an ex-minister of social welfare was demolished as part of our […]

Monitoring, Implementing, Overseeing Projects

Monitoring, Implementing, Overseeing Projects

Admin Forms PPCPA, CS-Led Steering Committee Srinagar: Government on Friday constituted Public Private Partnership cum Project Appraisal Cell (PPCPA) and Steering Committee in the Planning Development & Monitoring Department for overseeing the selection, formulation and implementation of the projects to be undertaken by different departments. According to a government order, Public Private Partnership cum Project […]

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