It’s Going To Snow Again This Week 

SRINAGAR — Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu division are set for more snow this week, forecasters said on Tuesday as night temperatures appreciated due to overnight cloud cover with Srinagar recording a low of minus 2 degrees Celsius. Director Meteorology, Sonum Lotus said a weather system has built up which will lead to fresh snowfall […]

Working Without Safety Gears,PDD Workers Continue To Lose Life & Limbs

SRINAGAR — From January 2014 to October 2018, as many as 63 Power Development Department (PDD) workers, which include linemen, helpers, casual laborers and need-based workers, have died and 23 have suffered disability while fixing lines in different parts of Kashmir. Negligence on the part of workers and PDD officials is said to be the […]

Altaf Bukhari Echoes Omar On Coalitions Failure, PDP Disagrees 

SRINAGAR — Former finance minister and PDP senior leader Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday seconded the opinion of National Conference vice president and Former Chief minister Omar Abdullah who said that coalition experiments have failed in the state. The PDP however distanced from the Bukhari’s statement, calling it his “personal opinion and not the party’s […]

Indo-Pak War Could Be Suicidal: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD / NEW DELHI — Calling struggle in Kashmir indigenous and “even recognized by UN now”,  Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused India of not responding to his peace overtures and said that any war between two nuclear-armed nations would be “suicidal” for both nations. In an interview with Turkish news agency TRT World, […]

HC Junks Govt’s Plea To Transfer Case Of Al-Umar Chief’s Nephew To Jammu 

SRINAGAR —The J&K High Court has dismissed state government plea through SSP Srinagar, seeking withdrawal of the case against Al Umar Mujahideen Chief Mushaq Ahmad Zargar’s nephew –Dawood Fayaz Zargar— and others from the court of 4th Additional District and Sessions Judge here to any court of competent jurisdiction at Jammu. The grounds taken for […]

South Kashmir: Militant Killed In Pulwama, Clashes Ensue   

SRINAGAR — A foreign militant of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit was killed in a brief shootout at Litter area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said. A police official said that the militants attacked an army patrolling party of 55 RR in Chowduribagh. The army retaliated the fire, he said, triggering an encounter which lasted […]

838 Militants, 183 Civilians Killed In J&K Since 2014: GoI

NEW DELHI — As many as 838 militants and 183 civilians were killed in Jammu and Kashmir since 2014, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday. Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said since 2014 till December 31 last year there were 1,213 incidents involving militants in Jammu and Kashmir. “In these incidents, 183 […]

BSF Resorts To Firing After Suspicious Movement Along IB In Jammu

JAMMU — The BSF resorted to brief firing following suspicious movement along the International Border (IB) in Jammu district, officials said Tuesday. Suspicious movement of some persons was observed by the Border Security Force (BSF) troops in Arnia forward area on Monday night and a few rounds were fired, they said.  The personnel have been alerted […]

CRPF Trooper Dies Under Mysterious Circumstances In Jammu

JAMMU — A CRPF personnel posted at the residence of a former legislator in Jammu city died due to bullet injuries under suspicious circumstances, police said Tuesday. Head constable Gaj Singh, a native of Haryana, was found lying on the ground by the security staff after gunshots were heard around midnight at the residence of former […]

KCCI Delegation Calls On J&K Bank Chairman

SRINAGAR — The executive body of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by President Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad called upon the Chairman & CEO J&K Bank Parvez Ahmed here at the Bank’s Corporate Headquarters on Tuesday.   President KCCI outlined the calendar of activities of the Chamber for the promotion of tourism industry, starting with […]

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