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Internet Gag: 2 Hours of travel for 5 minutes of internet in Kashmir

‘Journalists travelling to DIPR media center just to avail internet services for uploading and downloading the content’ Gowhar Nazir Srinagar, Dec 12: The sudden drop in temperature and dense fog has created tough times for the working journalists in Kashmir who travel to Director of Information and Public Relations (DIPR), media center for merely using […]

Communication Gag: People travel to Banihal for Pre to Postpaid conversion

‘Scores of people from Kashmir travel to Banihal to get their prepaid numbers converted into postpaid ones’ Gowhar Nazir Srinagar, Dec 12: With the restoration of train services in Kashmir the people of valley now undertake a journey to Banihal, in order to get their prepaid cellular services converted to postpaid to avoid disruption of […]

Fog engulfs Kashmir, Srinagar witness’s cold foggy dawn and dusk

‘The dense fog is not only affecting the vehicular movement but the air traffic continues to remain suspended too because of poor visibility’ Gowhar Nazir Srinagar, Dec 12: As the cold wave continues to grip Kashmir with a minimum temperature of minus 3, now the dense fog has started to affect the normal life in […]

SC bench to hear petitions against revocation of Art 370

The Supreme Court is slated to begin hearing on Tuesday on a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the revocation of the provisions of Article 370. The Article granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, IANS reported. A five-judge bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana and comprising Justices S […]

Severe FOG Disrupts Air traffic in Kashmir

The valley is witnessing such a severe fog for the first time in a decade leaving most of the commuters troubled to reach to reach out their destinations. Whereas all the flights at the Srinagar international airport remained suspended for the second consecutive day in Kashmir. The people faced a great inconveniences while traveling from […]

Only quarter money paid to farmers under MIS

Only quarter money paid to farmers under MIS

Srinagar: The tall claims of government fall flat after it failed to disburse the amount to maximum number farmers, who sold their apple boxes under Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) launched by Jammu and Kashmir government on August 12. To date, over 30,000 apple boxes have been procured at four mandis of Kashmir from farmers after […]

Opening of Higher Secondary Schools: No takers for parent teachers meet in Kashmir

Opening of Higher Secondary Schools: No takers for parent teachers meet in Kashmir

Srinagar: A day after Jammu and Kashmir government ordered the opening of schools up to higher secondary level on 3rd October and had proposed Parent- Teacher meet on October 1st, there was no response from the parents in Kashmir Valley today. Reports said that the schools and higher secondary schools across Kashmir continued to wear […]

Amit lockdown, vegetable Prices soar in Kashmir

Amit lockdown, vegetable Prices soar in Kashmir

‘Authorities nowhere on ground’ Srinagar: Vendors in Kashmir Valley are having field days in absence of any regulating authority these days. Taking full advantage of prevailing uncertainty, vendors and vegetable sellers have sharply pushed up prices of vegetables and fruits across Valley particularly in Srinagar. The regulating body is in deep slumber while sellers are […]

Maqbool, Guru begins hunting Tihar prisoners

Maqbool, Guru begins hunting Tihar prisoners

SRINAGAR : The Inmates of India’s largest complex of prisons claim that they have seen ghost of Maqbool Butt, a Kashmiri separatist who was hanged in 1984 and ghost of Afzal Guru, another Kashmiri separatist hanged in 2013. Maqbool, the founder of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), was hanged in 1984, while as Afzal […]

Local Barbers Loosing Jobs as Non Locals Continue to Sneak to All Modes of Employment

Local Barbers Loosing Jobs as Non Locals Continue to Sneak to All Modes of Employment

Mir Musavir Abdul Rehman Hajam runs a barber shop in the heart of Islamabad township in South Kashmir, arguably he is one of the oldest persons in the profession. “52 years”, he says. A day ahead of Eid ul Fitr, I set off to get my hair cut. when I reached my favourite salon at […]

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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 […]