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Kashmir shivers as cold snap unabated

Kashmir shivers as cold snap unabated

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley remained in the grip of the below freezing conditions a day after its summer capital endured its coldest December night in 11-years. A meteorological department said on Tuesday that Srinagar recorded minus 5.5 degree Celsius, nearly a degree up from Monday’s 6.8 degrees Celsius, the coldest December night in 11-years. The all-time […]

8.5 lakh tourists visited Valley this year

8.5 lakh tourists visited Valley this year

Srinagar: Over eight lakh domestic and 50,000 foreign tourists have visited Kashmir this year so far and the hotel occupancy at Gulmarg is almost 100 per cent for the New Year. This was stated by Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai on Tuesday during his interaction with tourists and tourism players in Srinagar. “The tourist […]

Anti-graft court sentences revenue official to year’s jail

Anti-graft court sentences revenue official to year’s jail

Srinagar: Observing corruption destroys the societal will to progress and kills the conscience, a Court has sentenced a revenue official to one year’s imprisonment after convicting him for demanding and accepting Rs 5000 as bribe in nearly a decade-old graft case. The court of Special Judge, Anti-Corruption Kashmir, R. N. Watal, who also holds additional […]

US’s Afgan Pull Out Will Embolden Militants In Kashmir: Ex-DGP

US’s Afgan Pull Out Will Embolden Militants In Kashmir: Ex-DGP

Pune: Stating that India should adopt a “clear-cut roadmap” to tackle the Kashmir issue, former DGP of Jammu & Kashmir K Rajendra Kumar has said the US pulling out troops from Afghanistan will have implications in the Valley and militant outfits may feel emboldened. Kumar was delivering the Lalitaditya Memorial Lecture in Pune, organised by […]

Office lockdown: Valley-wide agitation of PHE casual laborers, daily wagers from Jan 07

Office lockdown: Valley-wide agitation of PHE casual laborers, daily wagers from Jan 07

  Srinagar, December 25 (KNO) : Kashmir PHE Joint Employees Association (KPHEJEA) is going to launch Valley-wide agitation to protest against what they termed as ‘failure of government in resolving their issues including regularization.’ KPHEJEA president, Sajad Ahmad Parray told reporters in Srinagar that the association has decided to launch Valley-wide agitation besides lock down of offices […]

Shopian girl felicitated on her selection in India Reds cricket team

Shopian girl felicitated on her selection in India Reds cricket team

Jasia is the first girl from Jammu and Kashmir who has been selected in the coveted cricket team. The Deputy Commissioner met the family of Jasia and congratulated them on the grand success of their daughter. “Jasia belongs to a far-flung village of Bradipora in Shopian and despite the odds, she has made it to […]

Big Jolt to PDP, NC as Hundrends of Prominent Workers Joins Congress during Party Convention in Bandipora, Usman Welcomes

Big Jolt to PDP, NC as Hundrends of Prominent Workers Joins Congress during Party Convention in Bandipora, Usman Welcomes

Big Jolt to PDP, NC as Hundrends of Prominent Workers Joins Congress during Party Convention in Bandipora, Usman Welcomes SRINAGAR:- Congress will register massive victory in 2019 under the leadership of Ghulam Nabi Azad: Usman Majid In a significant development, Hundreds of PDP & NC Workers here on today joined Congress during Party’s during Day […]

19-year-old girl kills mother for Facebook love, arrested with boyfriend

19-year-old girl kills mother for Facebook love, arrested with boyfriend

Thiruvallur: The Tamil Nadu police have arrested a 19-year-old college student for the murder of her 50-year-old mother. Three others – her Facebook boyfriend, S Suresh, and two minors aged 16 and 17 – have also been arrested. The girl, identified as S Devipriya, a resident of Anjaneyapuram in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvallur, is a second […]

Former DGP’s words deserve immediate attention: Er. Rasheed

Former DGP’s words deserve immediate attention: Er. Rasheed

Handwara: Appealing New Delhi to learn lessons from the advice given by former Director General of Police K. Rajandra Kumar, AIP President Er. Rasheed has said that withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan should truly be a wakeup call for New Delhi. While addressing party workers at Lachampora Handwara today Er. Rasheed said, “K Rajindra […]

23-year-old girl undergoes “sex change” to marry colleague

23-year-old girl undergoes “sex change” to marry colleague

Kozhikode: Love is blind- there goes the saying. A woman who had undergone sex reassignment surgery to become a man for the love of her life, also again a woman, now alleges her lady love has cheated her. The 23-year-old Deepu R Darshan (previously known as Archana Raj) hails from Peruvannamuzhi. Addressing the media, now-Darshan […]

OPINION

Cyber frauds in Kashmir

The need of the hour for everyone living in the Kashmir valley is to be ever so cautious about rising cyber frauds. According to the cyber police advisory, “Verify the product posted in OLX portal physically, before transferring any amount to the seller; Do not believe the ID cards sent by these fraudsters on the […]