2014 Fears Stalk Valley

Srinagar:  The water level in River Jhelum crossed the flood declaration mark of 18- feet in Srinagar Thursday evening raising fears of another deluge, similar to the 2014 when city drowned following breaches in Jhelum. Irrigation and Flood Control Department released a report saying, river Jhelum crossed the danger mark of 18 feet at Ram […]

7 Feared Dead

Srinagar: A woman and a minor girl died in Rajouri and Kupwara respectively while at least five passengers went missing after a cab fell into a Nallah in Anantnag district. A woman died due to lightening in Rajouri district while several people got trapped in flash floods in Poonch district today. The woman was identified […]

Water, Water Everywhere

Srinagar: Majority areas in the city, including uptown, were plunged into darkness due to power failure since late last night.   Morning began with heavy snow and rain, resulting in very poor visibility. However, visibility improved as the day progressed. Meanwhile, majority of the roads in the city are waterlogged due to incessant rain since yesterday. […]

Weather to Improve From Today: Met Office

Srinagar: As flood scare looms over the Kashmir valley, meteorological department predicted fair weather from  Friday evening. Director Meteorological (MeT) department Sonam Lotus said that weather will most likely improve from Friday and there will be marked decline in the intensity of rains from Thursday itself. The weatherman had predicted heavy to moderate rains in […]

Army Post Buried Under Snow in Kargil

Kargil: An army picket was washed away by a avalanche triggered by rare April snowfall in Kashmir’s Kargil district on Thursday afternoon. The picket located in Batalik sector of Kargil got buried along with five soldiers, who were deployed at the post. Two of them have been rescued, officials said adding search was on for […]

China Threatens Interference in Kashmir

Beijing: Chinese media on Thursday said that India, in a “clumsy and rude move”, is using the Dalai Lama “as a diplomatic tool to put pressure on China” and that Beijing could in turn interfere in “turbulent” Kashmir. China claims Aksai Chin area of Kashmir as its territory, which it annexed during the 1962 war. […]

Cricketers Donning Greens Arrested

SRINAGAR: A dozen youths were detained by the J&K police after a video showing them playing cricket in green Pakistani national team uniform went viral, an official confirmed on Thursday. “These youths have been detained for counseling,” a police officer said. The twelve were detained from Ganderbal district late on Wednesday evening. The video showed […]

Govt Okays Prosecution of 3 Officers

JAMMU:- The State Government has issued orders sanctioning prosecution in respect of three public servants namely Mr. Ghulam Mohammad Dar, the then Junior Assistant Tehsil office, Pulwama, Revenue Department, Mohammad Aslam, the then Technical Assistant JE Panchayat Halqa Gurrekrah Tehsil Gandoh District Doda and Mr Punjab Singh, the then Gram Sewak Panchayat Gurrekrah for commission […]

7 Morning Flights Cancelled, Dozens Delayed

Srinagar: The air traffic resumed this afternoon following improvement in the visibility despite intermittent rain from Srinagar International Airport, where seven morning flights were cancelled due to fresh snowfall in Kashmir. “Seven morning flights operating from Srinagar airport were cancelled due to fresh snow and rain since early this morning, resulting in poor visibility,” an […]

Schools, Colleges Closed Till April 9

Srinagar: All the educational institutions were closed in the Kashmir valley till April 9, when polling in Srinagar Parliamentary constituency bypoll will be held. However, officials said today that educational institutions in the valley were closed in view of inclement weather till April 9. Polling in Srinagar constituency will be held on April 9 and […]

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