From KO Archives-Jan,30,2001-India Needs Small Dose Of Dictatorship:Farooq

NEW DELHI — Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah today said his government has accepted the extension of cease-fire by another month with great difficulty in the face of militants continuing to kill innocent civilians. Admitting that the borders were silent, Abdullah, who was a key-note speaker at a panel discussion on experiment with democracy organised by […]

Patient Care Hit As NHM Employees Strike Continues

SRINAGAR — With National Health Mission (NHM) employees on strike to press for demands, the patient care has been affected in the Valley hospitals while as the workload for regular employees has also increased. Reports said that in view of winters, at least 20-30 percent of medicos have already gone on earned leave and at the […]

Traffic Mess: Commuters Left In Lurch On Srinagar-Jammu Highway

QAZIGUND —  Hundreds of vehicles got stranded on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Qazigund after authorities stalled their movement to pave way for Army convoy on Tuesday. Authorities on Tuesday had allowed traffic from Srinagar to Jammu, however, as the commuters proceeded towards Jammu, they were made to halt at Qazigund for couple of hours. A passenger on […]

Foreign Officers Visit PHQ; Interact with JKP Top Brass

SRINAGAR — A group of officers from Foreign Armed Forces and Civil Services on National Security and Strategic Studies Tuesday visited Police Headquarters in Jammu and interacted with Director General of Police.  During their visit to PHQ a special interactive meet was held in which the visiting officers from different foreign countries and the top officers of […]

MeT Forecast Fresh Rains, Snow For 2 Days From Today

SRINAGAR — Meteorological Department on Tuesday forecast widespread rain and snow for two days from Wednesday even as the mercury plummeted in Kashmir last night with Srinagar, the summer capital of the state, recording a low of minus 5.4 degrees Celsius. Pahalgam, which serves as base camp for the annual Amarnath Yatra in south Kashmir, […]

Traffic Disrupted On Highway After Fresh Landslides  

SRINAGAR — The Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only surface link connection Kashmir with rest of the world, was closed for vehicles Tuesday due to landslides in Ramban district, an official said. There was a landslide at the Panthiyal-Makarkote area on the highway resulting in blockade Tuesday afternoon, police said. The authorities allowed traffic from the Kashmir Valley […]