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Ladakh avalanche: Sixth body recovered, searches on

Ladakh avalanche: Sixth body recovered, searches on

Srinagar: The body of the sixth civilian buried yesterday under an avalanche at Khardung La Pass in Ladakh district of Kashmir was retrieved on Saturday. The avalanche hit two trucks carrying 10 persons at Khardungla pass in Ladakh region at 7.00 am on Friday, an official of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) said. Dy SP […]

Day after grenade attack, CASO launched in Lal Chowk

Day after grenade attack, CASO launched in Lal Chowk

Police says it is routine exercise ahead of Republic Day Srinagar: A joint Cordon and Search (CASO) has been launched by the forces and police in the commercial Hub Lal Chowk area of Srinagar. The search comes a day after the grenade attack took place in the locality, which left a vehicle and windowpanes of […]

LD incident: Sajad Lone seeks action against hospital authorities

LD incident: Sajad Lone seeks action against hospital authorities

Srinagar: Peoples Conference chairman Sajad Gani Lone on Saturday sought action against hospital authorities for refusing to admit a pregnant lady from Kupwara who delivered a baby on road. “Woman gives birth on road. It is imperative that action is taken. Overall there is a dire need to reorient health devices to challenges today,” Lone […]

DAK calls LD incident unfortunate, demands impartial probe

DAK calls LD incident unfortunate, demands impartial probe

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir on Saturday called LD incident unfortunate and appealed the authorities to conduct an impartial probe on fast track basis to ascertain the facts and punish the guilty. The spokesman said that it is disgusting, unfortunate and pathetic that a pregnant woman who had been referred from Kalaroos Kupwara (150 KM from […]

NC Committed To ‘Regional Autonomy’: Farooq

NC Committed To ‘Regional Autonomy’: Farooq

Jammu: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday reiterated that his party was committed to regional autonomy in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it will assuage the urges and aspirations of the people of all the regions “On being given absolute majority in the ensuing elections, National Conference will bring legislation in the first assembly […]

Govt Asks DCs To Ensure R-Day Celebrated In befitting Manner

Govt Asks DCs To Ensure R-Day Celebrated In befitting Manner

Srinagar: The government has asked the deputy commissioners to make all the necessary arrangements in their respective districts and ensure that the 26th January was celebrated in a “befitting manner.” In an order issued here, the government has asked all Deputy Commissioners to ensure that all the officers, officials and employees of their respective districts […]

Army 2018 ‘remarkable’ year remarks inhuman: Mirwaiz

Army 2018 ‘remarkable’ year remarks inhuman: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday described army commander’s statement statement of army that 2018 was a remarkable year for them in Kashmir as they killed over 250 militants as extremely “unfortunate and inhuman.” “it is strange that a well trained armed force meant to fight another well trained armed force […]

Snowfall starts amid weather warning

Snowfall starts amid weather warning

Srinagar: Snowfall started in Srinagar and most parts of Valley on Friday amid a weather alert issued by the local meteorological department issued here. Reports said that it started snowing in Srinagar and other central Kashmir district of Ganderbal around Friday evening . Reports of snowfall was received from Pulwama and Shopian district along with […]

Police issue advisory ahead of Jan 26 celebrations

Police issue advisory ahead of Jan 26 celebrations

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday issued advisory to officers, asking them to remain vigil round-the-clock as several new check-points have been set up for frisking of people here. The present security situation in the state, some nakas and frisking points have been established in the city as well as rural areas for the security […]

Life is hell in Langate villages, after weeks of no drinking water

Life is hell in Langate villages, after weeks of no drinking water

Srinagar: Water is a basic necessity of life. Without water life is hell. The Public Health Engineering (PHE) department had made life hell for a dozen of villages in Langate area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. These villages are facing acute shortage of drinking water in this harshest phase of winter making the life of […]

OPINION

Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]