Terrorism-related charges against Journalist Asif Sultan ‘terrible injustice’: CPJ

Terrorism-related charges against Journalist Asif Sultan ‘terrible injustice’: CPJ

Srinagar: The Committee to Protect Journalists has called upon the Jammu and Kashmir police to immediately cease all legal proceedings against journalist Aasif Sultan and release him from jail after formal charges were filed against him on Thursday. “Filing terrorism-related charges against journalist Aasif Sultan, despite a complete lack of evidence, marks a terrible injustice […]

Jawahar tunnel avalanche: Two persons rescued alive from the snow so far, operation on

Jawahar tunnel avalanche: Two persons rescued alive from the snow so far, operation on

Srinagar: Two persons have been rescued alive from the snow near Jawahar tunnel while eight others remain still missing, officials from SDRF and police said. Ten people including eight policemen were buried under snow when an avalanche hit a police post near Jawahar tunnel on Thursday evening. The rescue operation has been intensified and search […]

Snowfall, Day 3: Highway remains closed, morning flights delayed

Snowfall, Day 3: Highway remains closed, morning flights delayed

Srinagar: Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remains still closed on Friday although there is significant improvement in weather. The road was closed following heavy snowfall and landslides at several places. The snow and debris could not be cleared off the road completely as inclement weather hampered the work earlier, reports said. Flight services at Srinagar for the […]