PM to visit Jammu, Srinagar and Leh tomorrow

PM to visit Jammu, Srinagar and Leh tomorrow

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jammu, Srinagar and Leh on February 3 where he will lay foundation stones for various development projects. He will also inspect Dal Lake in Srinagar. The Prime Minister will unveil the plaque to mark the laying of foundation stone for AIIMS, Vijaypur and AIIMS, Awantipora. The Union […]

Frisking heightened, hundreds of bikes seized ahead of PM’s visit

Frisking heightened, hundreds of bikes seized ahead of PM’s visit

Srinagar: A day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to State, authorities on Saturday beefed up security across Kashmir and seized hundreds of bikes across Srinagar. Sources said almost every police station has seized bikes and a number of people told police seized them irrespective of any shortcoming in terms of documents. Mirwaiz Umar […]

Weather woes to continue, major WD to hit region on February 5

Weather woes to continue, major WD to hit region on February 5

Srinagar: Weather woes to continue as isolated rain and snow is predicted during the next 24 hours in the Kashmir valley and Ladakh while a major Western Disturbance (WD) is likely to hit on February 5 which will remain active till February 7. There was slight improvement in the day temperature on Saturday due to […]

Missing Srinagar youth joins LeT, family appeals him to return

Missing Srinagar youth joins LeT, family appeals him to return

Srinagar: Mother of a 22-year-old youth in Srinagar, who has reportedly joined Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit, has appealed him to return home since all family members are worried and in a shock. Danish Haneef Wani, a commerce graduate, resident of Natipora, Srinagar, went missing on December 30 when he left home for prayers in the […]

Div Com issues fresh avalanche warning

Div Com issues fresh avalanche warning

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Saturday issued fresh avalanche warning for nine avalanche prone districts of Kashmir division. The warning has been issued for the avalanche prone areas of district Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh of J&K state. As per the official hand out issued here, the […]

Budgam blast: Police detain six for questioning

Budgam blast: Police detain six for questioning

Srinagar: A day after a grenade explosion took place at Namthal, Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police late Friday night detained at least six persons for questioning. Official sources told GNS that Special Operation Group (SOG) of police picked up six persons during night raids at Namthal. “The detained persons are being questioned regarding […]

JeM module responsible for grenade attacks busted in Baramulla

JeM module responsible for grenade attacks busted in Baramulla

Baramulla: Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday claimed to have busted a module of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) responsible for grenade attacks in this north Kashmir district. He said on January 25 evening, unknown militants hurled a hand grenade towards a CRPF camp at Sopore. However, the grenade missed the intended target and exploded outside the camp […]

Mehbooba demands opening of all routes with PaK

Mehbooba demands opening of all routes with PaK

Srinagar: Demanding opening of all routes , including Kargil-Skardu, with Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK), Peoples democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said such initiatives will not only open up J&K to the world but also serve the cause of peace beyond boundaries. Meanwhile, after Mehbooba and National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah, chairman of moderate […]

Political prisoners denied every right: Geelani

Political prisoners denied every right: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani while expressing condolence over the demise of maternal uncle of Dr. Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, who is languishing in Tihar Jail since past 9 years said the families of prisoners particularly those who are being kept thousands of miles away from home have a very tough and painful […]

Valley turned into military garrison ahead of Modi’s visit: Hurriyat (M)

Valley turned into military garrison ahead of Modi’s visit: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Strongly condemning the house detention of its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Hurriyat Conference (M) on Saturday said the entire Kashmir especially Srinagar has been turned into a military garrison ahead of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s visit. “Every road is dotted with forces personnel, the resistance leadership is caged in their homes or […]