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Traffic to remain suspended on Srinagar- Jammu Highway on Friday for maintenance

Traffic to remain suspended on Srinagar- Jammu Highway on Friday for maintenance

  Srinagar, Jan 21 : The 270 kilometre-long Jammu-Srinagar National highway will remain closed for traffic on Friday for maintenance. ADGP Traffic T. Namgyal while speaking to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said, “the traffic will remain suspended on Srinagar Jammu highway for maintenance, and no vehicular movement will be allowed for tomorrow.” “The work […]

ANTF recovers Afghan Grade Heroine, Opium of worth 6cr in Anantnag

ANTF recovers Afghan Grade Heroine, Opium of worth 6cr in Anantnag

  Srinagar, Jan 21, : Anti Narcotics Task Force Kashmir Spl Branch of Crime Branch Headed by DSP Anti Narcotics Kashmir on recovered a huge consignment of Afghan grade Heroine and Opium worth Six crores in international market at Qaimoh Anantnag. In a statement issued to KNT, ANTF received a specific input regarding some drug […]

Bandipora administration conducts medical  evacuation of the critically ill patient from snowbound Gurez Valley

Bandipora administration conducts medical  evacuation of the critically ill patient from snowbound Gurez Valley

District control room taking lead in lending the helping hand to general public in distress Bandipora: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmed a critically ill patient was airlifted from snowbound Gurez to Bandipora for immediate medical aid. An official said that an elderly Gh Nabi Khan of Jurniyal Tulail was in critical […]

55-Year-Old Woman Dies Due To Covid-19, J&K Toll 1924

55-Year-Old Woman Dies Due To Covid-19, J&K Toll 1924

  Srinagar, Jan 21: A 55-year-old woman died in Jammu and Kashmir due to covid-19 in the last 24 hours, officials told GNS on Thursday. They said that woman belonged Nanak Nagar Jammu and her death took the number of people succumbing to the virus to 1924— 1207 in the Valley and 717 in Jammu […]

Production, prices of Kashmiri saffron go up

Production, prices of Kashmiri saffron go up

Faizan Ahmad Srinagar: After decrease in production and price over the years, saffron growers in Kashmir have achieved desired results this season. From selling each kilogram of saffron to Rs 1.5 lakh in previous years, it went up above Rs 1.8 lakh this season. In May this year, Kashmiri saffron was given a Geographical Indication […]

Srinagar Police seeks help of general public in identifying the suspected thief

Srinagar Police seeks help of general public in identifying the suspected thief

Srinagar Police seeks the help of general public in identifying a suspected thief involved in a bike theft case. Police Station Parimpora received a complaint from an individual wherein he stated that his bike has been stolen by some unknown persons. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 05/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered […]

Five Kashmiris Traced Nearly 24 Hours After They Went Missing In Gujarat

Five Kashmiris Traced Nearly 24 Hours After They Went Missing In Gujarat

    Sinagar: Five Kashmiri drivers who had gone missing from Gujrat on Wednesday have been traced nearly 24 hours after they went missing with their fruit-laden trucks. A family speaking to The Kashmiriyat over the phone said that “They had been arrested by the POlice in Gujrat who checked their vehicles thoroughly, they have been released […]

Fortnight after snowfall, locals ferry patient for 5kms on stretcher to hospital

Fortnight after snowfall, locals ferry patient for 5kms on stretcher to hospital

  Kupwara, Jan 21 : Braving bone chilling cold, people in Hangnikoot village of Villgam Handwara on Thursday morning carried a woman patient on a stretcher to a hospital, some five kilometers from her residence. A woman (28) developed some pregnancy related complications in the morning after which her husband, Farooq Ahmad Teedwa, sought help […]

Highway uncertainty must end once for all, make air-travel convenient; improve transport system: Stakeholders to Parliamentary delegation

Highway uncertainty must end once for all, make air-travel convenient; improve transport system: Stakeholders to Parliamentary delegation

  KCCI chief demands accountability, punishment for agencies who fail to meet deadlines, Houseboat owners seek end to skyrocketing air fares, seek better roads, transport system; United Tourism Forum seeks financial package for revival of tourism Srinagar, Jan 21 : Various stakeholders of Kashmir’s tourism sector Thursday urged the visiting Parliamentary delegation to put a […]

Massacre Anniversary: Shutdown In Kashmir’s Commercial Hub

Massacre Anniversary: Shutdown In Kashmir’s Commercial Hub

  Srinagar, Jan 21 : Lal Chowk and adjoining areas of the commercial hub of Srinagar on Thursday observed a spontaneous shutdown to mark the 31 anniversary of the massacre at Gaw Kadal in 1990. Reports said that shops and other business establishments are shut in Gaw Kadal, Basant Bagh, Lal Chowk, Maisuma, Red Cross […]

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Caste System in Kashmir- A menace to the marriages

Sibgat Fatima “To dehumanize another human being is not merely to declare that someone is not human” (Isabel Wilkerson) Caste also known as Kram in Kashmiri language, an endogamous and a hereditary group limited to persons of the same rank, occupation, and economic position as described by the society. During Ancient Kashmir, the inhabitants were […]