Fresh Snowfall Blankets Valley, Met Dept Issues Avalanche Warning

Highway Closed For 2nd Day, More Snow, Rains Forecast Mid-Week SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Valley woke up to a blanket of white on Saturday after overnight snowfall, and remained cut off for the second day by deep snow and multiple landslides on the Srinagar-Jammu highway. The meteorological centre said that the weather would hold for the […]

‘Kashmir A Pressure Cooker Without Safety Valve’

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the arrest of youth and political leaders People’s Democratic Party (PDP) today accused government of converting Kashmir into a “pressure cooker without a safety valve”.  Addressing a party workers meeting in Srinagar today the party president Mehbooba Mufti alleged that the anger management exercise by the government has reached a new and […]

Omar Seeks Help to Protect Kashmir Crafts

Says handicrafts bulwark of State’s economy: Omar SRINAGAR:  Describing handicrafts bulwark of State’s economy, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday said that artifacts and marvels of craftsmanship created by the artisans of Jammu and Kashmir have always earned name and fame to this part of the world. “Unless economic prosperity of a large chunk of population […]

Return Of Guru’s Body: NC, Cong Evasive On Resolution

Taj Says Issue To Be Decided Between Omar And New Delhi SRINAGAR: A top state Congress leader on Saturday sought to wash hands off the issue of Muhammad Afzal Guru’s body, dumping responsibility into the lap of chief minister Omar Abdullah. Both partners in the ruling coalition voiced indecision on an assembly resolution likely to […]

Geelani Facing Tough Curbs in Delhi Home: Family

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani completed 15 days under house confinement Saturday, with authorities in New Delhi reportedly having put additional restrictions on his communication with family and relatives. Geelani was put under house arrest at his Delhi residence, soon after parliament attack convict Muhammad Afzal Guru was hanged at Delhi’s Tihar […]

Army Chief Reviews Kashmir Situation

JAMMU: Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh on Saturday reviewed the latest situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of some of the incidents of ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops and the killing of two Indian soldiers on the Line of Control. He visited the Northern Command headquarters at Udhampur, 65 kms north of […]

Guru Hanged On Sangh Demand: Malik

SRINAGAR: Terming the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru as unfortunate, the chairman of the JKLF, Muhammad Yasin Malik, today said that the parliament attack- accused Kashmiri was hanged by the same mindset that assassinated Mahatma Gandhi. “It is unfortunate that Guru’s mercy petition was dismissed and he was hanged in secrecy,” Malik, who is in […]

Don’t Link Blasts To Guru: H’Abad Police Chief

SRINAGAR: Hyderabad police on Friday said that it had no clues so far to link the twin blasts in the southern city yesterday to the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru. “The media seems to be in a hurry to jump to conclusions,” the Hyderabad police commissioner, Anurag Sharma, told the CNS on phone. “Talking in […]

Winter Vacation Extended

JAMMU: All government and recognized private Institutions of Kashmir Division and Winter Zones of Jammu Division scheduled to re-open on 1st March, 2013 shall now remain closed upto 3rd March, 2013, an official spokesman quoting a government order said.

8th Class Exams Postponed

JAMMU:- Following paper leakage the Director School Education, Jammu has postponed all the remaining papers of 8th Class external examinations scheduled to be held from February 23 to March 3, 2013 in summer and winter zones of Jammu division.  The next dates (revised date sheet) shall be notified separately.  Meanwhile responding to a specific complaint […]