Valley Shuts Again After 2 Day ‘Relaxation Period’ Ends 

Srinagar: After two days of relaxation in shutdown calendar, the Valley observed complete shutdown on Monday. All the shops, educational institutes, petrol pumps and other business establishments remained closed throughout the day. However, the brisk movement of vehicles was witnessed in Srinagar areas including the commercial hub Lal Chowk, Rambagh, Jawahar Nagar, Batamaloo and other […]

‘Burhan Helped Pakistan Regain Lost Ground In Kashmir’ 

Srinagar : Speaking at a function Kashmir: Reasons for Unrest and Pathways to Peace, organized by Observer Research Foundation in Mumbai former RAW chief AS Dulat has opined that Pakistan had lost considerable ground in Kashmir, but Wani’s killing not only helped it to regain, but also consolidate its position, Delhi based online portal, […]

Leh Freezes At Minus 8.6 Degree, Srinagar Minus 1.9 Degree

Srinagar: Leh was recorded to be the coldest place in Jammu and Kashmir with the minimum temperature touching minus 8.6 degrees Celsius, a drop of over five degrees, even as mercury fell at most places in the Valley. The night temperature at Leh town in Ladakh region dropped by over five degrees from minus 3.3 […]

Sinha Led Delegation To Visit Kashmir Soon

Srinagar: Yashwant Sinha led delegation will arrive in Valley for the second time in a few days. The former bureaucrat and Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Wajahat Habibullah who will also be the part of the delegation said that due to flight cancellation the delegation could not arrive in Valley on November 27. “This time there will […]

Mehbooba Meets PM Modi,Seeks CBMs For Kashmir

New Delhi: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Monday called on Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and discussed with him the overall situation in the State. The Chief Minister highlighted the need for reaching out to the people of the State and taking various tangible initiatives in this regard. She said people of Jammu & Kashmir have suffered […]

Militants Give Forces Slip At Kupwara

KUPWARA: A fierce encounter ensued between militants holed up in a house and security forces in the frontier district of Kupwara but the militants managed to flee, official sources said here. They said on a tip off about the presence of militants, security forces and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police launched […]

PDP leader Hits Out At demonetisation

SRINAGAR: A leader of the ruling PDP, an ally of BJP in Jammu and Kashmir, Monday hit out at the Centre’s push for a cashless society, saying how would cashless transactions work in villages without even electric pole. “I don’t know how this cashless transaction will work in villages without even electric pole,” PDP leader […]

‘By-elections For Anantnag,Srinagar Parliamentary Seat Before April’

Srinagar:The Election Commission of India has moved the file to the Union Law Ministry for their concurrence to defer the Anantnag Parliamentary by-elections. Reliable sources told KNS that the Election Commission had fully concurred with the report submitted by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shantmanu proposing deferment of Anantnag Lok Sabha by-election, and then clubbing by-election […]

Agricultural Conversion Unabated In Kashmir

Srinagar:- The construction of hotels, shopping malls and residential houses on agricultural land is unabated in Kashmir in absence of any monitoring body to keep check on conversion of agricultural land. Despite several laws being in place, the state government has failed to stop the conversion of agricultural land into commercial and residential purposes. As […]

Pakistan Willing To Hold Bilateral Talks: Envoy

New Delhi: In view of the proposed visit of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Advisor Sartaj Aziz’s visit to attend the ‘Heart of Asia Conference’ in Amritsar, Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit Monday said Islamabad is willing for bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the conclave. The Pakistani envoy said if there was an offer […]

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