Day chill intensifies due to rain, snow; night temp improves in Kashmir

Day chill intensifies due to rain, snow; night temp improves in Kashmir

Srinagar: Chilly weather conditions have intensified during the day as upper reaches received fresh snowfall while light rain lashed plains in Kashmir valley though night temperature improved considerably and settled several degrees above freezing point. However, people continued to shiver in Ladakh region, where border town of Kargil was the coldest place in the region […]

On Human Rights Day, APDP protests against ‘enforced disappearances’ in Srinagar

Srinagar: On International Human Rights Day, Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) on Monday held a sit-in protest in the summer capital, Srinagar, against ‘enforced disappearances’ of their relatives in the state. Meanwhile, Pratap Park, opposite to Press Enclave in Srinagar, was sealed by security forces to stop the APDP members to hold a […]

JKHRC observes 70th Human Rights Day

JKHRC observes 70th Human Rights Day

SRINAGAR: To mark the 70th World Human Rights Day, Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (JKHRC) today organized a seminar here at the Auditorium Hall of Information Department. Speaking on the occasion, Chairperson, JKHRC, Retired Chief Justice Bilal Ahmad Nazki said, โ€œOne of our jobs is to make the people feel the pain of […]

Advisor Ganai listens to peopleโ€™s issues, assures early redressal

Advisor Ganai listens to peopleโ€™s issues, assures early redressal

JAMMU: Advisor to the Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Monday listened to peopleโ€™s issues here under the aegis of Governorโ€™s Grievance Cell where he met several public delegations and individuals who apprised him about their issues and demands. Over 20 delegations and scores of individuals apprised the Advisor about their pressing demands and sought prompt […]

Several injured as clashes erupt after burial of slain militants in Bandipora

Several injured as clashes erupt after burial of slain militants in Bandipora

Srinagar: Several people were injured when security forces burst teargas shells and resorted to aerial firing to disperse demonstrators at Hajin in north Kashmir, protesting after the funeral of two local Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, who were killed in an encounter on Sunday in Srinagar outskirts. Immediately after the slain militants were buried, some people, mostly […]

Normal life crippled in Kashmir due to day-long strike

Normal life crippled in Kashmir due to day-long strike

Srinagar: Life came to a grinding halt on Monday as shops and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads due to a strike called by separatists to highlight the alleged human rights violation in Kashmir. A police official told UNI that they were no restrictions in any part of Kashmir valley, including […]

Advisor Ganai asks colleges to initiate steps for securing NAAC accreditation

Advisor Ganai asks colleges to initiate steps for securing NAAC accreditation

JAMMU: Advisor to the Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Monday inaugurated a 2-day Training of Trainers (TOT) workshops for hand-holding Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) here at GGM Science college here. The event is being organized by National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) in collaboration with Department of Higher Education Jammu & Kashmir to train college […]

Govt ready to deal with any weather eventuality: Div Com

Govt ready to deal with any weather eventuality: Div Com

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that Divisional Administration is fully prepared and ready to deal any kind of weather eventuality. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while addressing the media persons here today at a function organized by JKSHRC. He said that after receiving weather advisory from Indian Meteorological Centre, Rambagh […]

Mughal road closed after fresh snowfall

Mughal road closed after fresh snowfall

SHOPIAN: Following the fresh snowfall in the high altitude areas including Pir Ki Gali, District Administration Shopian today closed Mughal road till further orders. The Mughal road- connecting the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region with South Kashmirโ€™s Shopian district was closed today early morning following fresh snowfall in the upper reaches […]

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