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Civilian traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu highway


Srinagar, Apr 8: Civilian traffic was resumed on Monday after remaining banned on Sunday to allow free and secure movement of security force convoy on the national highway, the only road linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country. However, ban on the civilian traffic movement on the highway twice in a week—Sunday and Wednesday- evoked sharp reaction ...

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Highway Ban: We don’t need permission from GoI to use our own roads, Mehbooba says


Srinagar: Speaking during the protest rally against the highway ban, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti appealed the people to defy the ban on Srinagar-Jammu highway as the road belongs to Kashmir not the government of India. PDp president Mehbooba Mufti addressng media reporters over highway ban on April 7, 2019 Addressing a gathering of ...

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Army soldier on leave shot dead in Sopore


Srinagar: Suspected militants on Saturday shot dead an army man in Warpora Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports reaching GNS said that the gunmen fired upon Mohd Rafeeq Yatoo at his home at Warpora at around 5:25 pm.  Yatoo taken to near by hospital, however, he died on the way, they said. Sources said that Yatoo, a soldier ...

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Pulwama Attack Modi’s ‘Karnama’ As He Wanted To Win Elections: Farooq


Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Sunday said the Central government knew of the Pulwama attack beforehand but allowed it to happen because” Modi had to win elections.” Farooq, who led a protest of party members against the official ban on civilian traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway two days a week to secure convoy movement on the thoroughfare, said: “we are ...

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NSF holds demonstration against CUJ VC, HRD Minister


Jammu: The student activists of National Secular Forum (NSF) today held a strong demonstration against the Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Jammu (CJU) and Union HRD Minister for turning blind eye towards gross irregularities and prevalent corruption in the University. Addressing the activists, NSF state president Dr Vikas Sharma said that prevalent corruption and gross irregularities were being committed by ...

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MeT predicts wet weather for next three days

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Srinagar: A fresh spell of rain is expected in Kashmir on April 7, an official from the meteorological department said. He said that there is a possibility of light rain in the valley from Saturday to Sunday and moderate rains from Monday to Tuesday in the valley. Srinagar, the summer capital of the state recorded 9.0 Celsius temperature today, while the ...

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Two Militants killed in Shopian


Srinagar, April 06: Two militants have been killed in a brief shootout with security forces in Padguchi area of Imam Sahib in South Kashmir Shopian district on Saturday. Reports said that a joint of army’s 44RR and SOG launched a cordon and search operation in an orchard at Padguchi area of Imam Sahib. A senior Police officer has said that ...

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Omar blames Mehbooba for NIA trap against Mirwaiz, reiterates demand for AFSPA revocation

Srinagar, Apr 06 : National Conference (NC) Vice President and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday blamed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti for NIA trap against Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Molvi Umar Farooq and reiterated demand for revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) the way it was revoked in Arunachal Pradesh. ...

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High Court announces holiday on April 11

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Jammu, April 06: Ahead of general election for Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary seat, Jammu and Kashmir High Court (JKHC) on Friday modified the list of the holidays for the calendar year-2019. “In terms of S. 135 B of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, it is hereby ordered that April 11, 2019 shall be a holiday in Jammu Wing of the ...

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