Upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Srinagar: The higher reaches of Kashmir Valley including a famous health resort Sonamarg, received the first snowfall of the season on Tuesday, bringing the temperature down. Besides, the rains also lashed the plains in the intervening night of Monday-Tuesday. Earlier, the local Meteorological (MeT) department had predicted light to moderate snowfall or rainfall in higher […]

One-way LMV traffic resumes on Kashmir highway, Mughal road remain closed

One-way LMV traffic resumes on Kashmir highway, Mughal road remain closed

Srinagar: One-way Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) traffic was resumed on Tuesday on the national highway, linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country while historic 86-km-long Mughal road remained closed due to snowfall early this morning. We have allowed one-way LMV traffic on Srinagar-Jammu national highway which was closed due to landslides at […]

Srinagar-Leh national highway closed due to snowfall

Srinagar-Leh national highway closed due to snowfall

Srinagar: The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway, the only road connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir valley, was closed on Tuesday due to snowfall since late last night. The authorities had last night issued a warning of moderate to heavy rain or snowfall in the Jammu and Kashmir till October 10. We have suspended traffic on the […]

PDP meeting discuss issues confronting the state, present situation

PDP meeting discuss issues confronting the state, present situation

Srinagar: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senior leaders on Tuesday discussed issues confronting the state, particularly political situation in the Jammu and Kashmir, where first of the four phase polls evoked mixed response on Monday. The second phase polling, mostly in Srinagar, will be held tomorrow. Despite boycott by the PDP and National Conference (NC) […]

JRL calls for shutdown in poll bound areas on Wednesday

JRL calls for shutdown in poll bound areas on Wednesday

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Mohammad Umar Farooq, Mohammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday asked people to observe complete protest shutdown in the following areas in the second phase of elections. β€œPeople will show their total disconnect and dismissal of them by staying away and boycotting this drama,” JRL said in […]

OGWs of HM arrested, huge amount of cash recovered: Polcie

OGWs of HM arrested, huge amount of cash recovered: Polcie

Srinagar:Β  Police Awantipora received a reliable information that the active militant of HM outfit namely Adil Ahmad Bhat R/O Malangpora Pulwama has handed over a huge amount to one OGW namely Rouf-ul-Islam Wani S/O Ab. Aziz Wani R/O Batpora Ladhoo Khrew for distribution of same among other terrorists and OGWs for carrying out ‘terror’ activities […]

Div Com reviews progress of NRLM in Jammu division

Div Com reviews progress of NRLM in Jammu division

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma today reviewed the progress of National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) in Jammu division here at a meeting of concerned departments. The meeting was informed that the main objective of this programme is to organize the poor people into Self Help Groups so that they could generate self-employment for their socio-economic […]

Governor to head JK Skill Development Mission

Governor to head JK Skill Development Mission

SRINAGAR: The Government today accorded sanction to the partial modification in the constitution of J&K Skill Development Mission. According to the order issued by GAD, Governor shall be the Chairman of the J&K Skill Development Mission in place of Chief Minister, J&K While as Advisor to the Governor B. B. Vyas shall be the Member […]

PDD regularizes 1 lakh connections under Saubhagya scheme

PDD regularizes 1 lakh connections under Saubhagya scheme

SRINAGAR: On the directions of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, Power Development Department (PDD) has regularized one lakh electricity connections under Saubhagya scheme across the valley. The information was revealed in a meeting chaired by the Divisional Commissioner to review the status of the centrally-sponsored scheme β€˜Saubhagya’ aimed to provide electricity to all households. […]

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