Highway could be closed today

Highway could be closed today

Srinagar: The taffic department on Sunday said that a decision about allowing vehicular traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway will be taken on Monday. As per advisory issued by weather department, Kashmir is likely to witness heavy snowfall and rains in next 24 hours leading to disruption in traffic on the 300km long highway. Therefore decision regarding […]

Selling like hot cakes this winter in Kashmir, ‘Nalke Kababs’

Selling like hot cakes this winter in Kashmir, ‘Nalke Kababs’

SRINAGAR: A different variety of ‘kebabs’ are providing warmth this winter in Kashmir, though they are devoid of any mutton or meat and are, in fact, polymer-based! These are actually insulating covers that are fitted on water pipes to prevent the water from freezing during frosty conditions. A prolonged spell of freezing conditions this winter […]

Snowscapes: The Ornaments of Kashmir

Snowscapes: The Ornaments of Kashmir

Firdous Rashid Snowy Landscapes are the root causes of heavenly beauty of Kashmir valley , also known as the valley of Paradise. Someone has really said that if there is any heaven on earth, it is here, it is here. The beauty of this place can easily infuse Sufism in the minds of the spiritually […]

Snowfall forecast moderate, highway may be open

Snowfall forecast moderate, highway may be open

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The meteorological department on Saturday forecast for the next 24 hours widespread light to moderate snowfall in Kashmir valley, fairly widespread over Jammu, and scattered over Ladakh. “From 20th January to 22th January there may be heavy snowfall in isolated places,” Meteorological Assistant Ajay Bhat said. “The temperature during night will remain […]

Avalanche Warning

Avalanche Warning

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan on Saturday issued a fresh avalanche warning for nine districts of Kashmir division. The warning has been issued for avalanche-prone areas of districts Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh. As per the hand out, the Divisional Commissioner has directed Deputy Commissioners of all these districts […]

Kupwara bears the brunt of snowfall

Kupwara bears the brunt of snowfall

Sopore: Blocking access to roads and hospitals and snapping electricity supply, snowfall has brought with it miseries for many in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. There are reports of employees finding it hard to make it to offices on time. The sub-district hospitals of Handwara and Sopore, district hospitals of Baramulla and Kupwara, courts and other […]

Inclement Weather: Div Com inspects city’s preparations

Inclement Weather: Div Com inspects city’s preparations

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Saturday conducted an extensive city tour to review on-ground preparations for snow clearance, and availability of essential commodities and other important services. He toured Jehangir Chowk, Budshah Chowk, Lal Chowk, MA Road, Poloview, Dalgate, Sonwar, TRC, Dalgate, Sonwar, TRC, Abdullah Bridge, Raj Bagh, Jawahar Nagar, Solina, Rambagh, […]

Fresh snowfall disconnect several areas with headquarters in Baramulla

Fresh snowfall disconnect several areas with headquarters in Baramulla

Baramulla: A fresh snowfall which started on Friday evening disconnect several areas from their Tehsil headquarters and highways. Sources said that most of the villages of Tehsil Boniyar including Banali, Chotali, Barnate, Dudran, Trikanjan and other villages from Tehsil Tehsil headquarter Boniyar and Baramulla Uri road. In border town Uri above 70% villages are totally […]

Airline Fares: Exorbitant and Extortionate

Airline Fares: Exorbitant and Extortionate

By Nazim Humayoon Rs. 10767 for Srinagar-Jammu flight!! Yes. More than ten thousand rupees, if booked a day or two before. (And, Rs. 4800 for Delhi-Bangalore same day). It’s astounding that Delhi-Dubai on the same date is priced at Rs 10800 only. What kind of pricing is this? It must be ‘’loot the customer’’ one. […]

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