J&K Bank share crosses Rs1550 mark

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank share price while recording an appreciation of 4.6% crossed Rs 1,550 mark today. It touched all time high of Rs 1551on BSE and Rs 1550 on NSE. With a remarkable surge of Rs.67.95, the Bank’s share price stood at Rs 1543.80 at BSE and Rs 1542.60 at NSE when the markets closed. […]

Heavy snowfall paralyses life in Valley

Highway closed, train service suspended, air traffic hit, exams postponed SRINAGAR: Normal life was paralysed and Kashmir valley was virtually cut off from rest of the world due to heavy snowfall since Monday night. The unseasonal snowfall lead to the closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway, suspension of train and the air traffic and internet services. A thick blanket of […]

Woman dies, 9 houses collapse

SRINAGAR: A septuagenarian woman died and at-least three persons were injured Tuesday as nine residential houses collapsed in several area of Kashmir Valley due to heavy snowfall. Fazi (70) wife of Jalal-Ud-Din was injured critically after her residential house collapsed at Kansoo village of Imam Sahab Shopian in south Kashmir late this evening, a police […]

SASE issues fresh avalanche warning

SRINAGAR: The authorities on Tuesday issued warnings of high danger avalanche in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir state. A warning issued jointly by Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) and disaster management cell said high danger avalanches could occur at higher reaches ofUri, Tangdhar, Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Rajouri, Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam, Budgam, Ganderbal, […]

Mystery over death of militant in Tral

SRINAGAR: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Tuesday said that 185 Battalion CRPF gunned down a Pakistani militant in Tral on Monday night. Giving details about the operation, CRPF Inspector General Operations, Nilin Prabhat told CNS that at around 20:10 hours of Monday evening a CRPF patrol was moving near Tral when it came under heavy […]

Mutton dealer held for selling ‘dead’ animals

SRINAGAR: Municipal Committee Anantnag caught a mutton dealer for supplying meat of dead animals to the local markets. Police sources said that MCA had received an information that a mutton whole sale dealer (Kothdar) from Shirpora Anantnag instead of dumping the carcasses of dead animals, slaughtered them and supplied meat to mutton retailers. Reports said […]

Fake currency racket busted, 12 held

SRINAGAR: Srinagar police arrested 12 members of a fake currency racket operating across the Valley. Rs. 8,85,000 fake currency was recovered so far from them. Giving details of SP East Srinagar Harmeet Singh stated that Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh received an information regarding a fake currency racket being operated in Srinagar City and one […]

Family deny rumors, say Geelani stable

SRINAGAR: Family members of Huriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday night dispelled rumours about the 84-year-old separatist being critical. “Geelani sahib is stable. We appeal all his supporters not to pay heed to any rumour,” said Geelani’s son-in-law and close aide Altaf Ahmad Shah. Shah however said family plans to shift ailing patriarch […]