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Shopian youth dies due to suffocation

Shopian youth dies due to suffocation

Srinagar, Feb 14: A youth from Shopian was found dead in a hotel here. He is said to have died due to suffocation.   The youth has been identified as Saqib Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Rashir Mir resident of Shopian.   He died due to suffocation at Hotel Chink…

Omar shows cold shoulder to Rahul’s pre-poll alliance offer

Omar shows cold shoulder to Rahul’s pre-poll alliance offer

Says it will be premature for NC to decide Srinagar, Feb 10: National Conference vice president and former chief minister Omar Abdullah today said it will be premature to talk about any pre-poll alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. Omar told Kashmir News Service (KNS) when asked…

Rs 20,000 air travel fair from Delhi-Sgr leaves passengers in a shock

Rs 20,000 air travel fair from Delhi-Sgr leaves passengers in a shock

180 passengers asked not to board Air-India flight, company announces flight cancellation, passengers petition Governor Malik Srinagar, Feb 10: Hundreds of Kashmir bound passengers were left high and dry after the air India flight scheduled to leave from Delhi for Srinagar announced a sudden cancellation with the passengers alleging Rs…

16 CEOs, 36 ZEOs, 236 HMs posts lying vacant in Edu deptt

16 CEOs, 36 ZEOs, 236 HMs posts lying vacant in Edu deptt

Proposals in pipeline, hopefully will be completed soon: Dir Edu Srinagar, Feb 10: With few weeks left for school reopening, the education department is going to suffer a big way as hundreds of top posts in schools and higher secondaries are lying vacant. Official sources said that top positions including…

Hindutva politics in India worries Kashmiri Muslims: Mehbooba

Hindutva politics in India worries Kashmiri Muslims: Mehbooba

Says Pakistan saves temples while in India Muslims feel insecure   Srinagar, Feb 10: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Sunday said at a time Pakistan is making laws to safeguard temples in the country, the Indian Muslims are feeling insecure given the Hindutva politics…

HOPE distributes food kits among stranded passengers on highway

HOPE distributes food kits among stranded passengers on highway

Srinagar, Feb 09: Hope Disability Centre in collaboration with International Humanitarian Relief UK (IHRUK) on Saturday distributed emergency food kits for stranded passengers on National Highway of Jammu and Kashmir. A total of 3,300 food kits comprising of rice, oil, spices, pulses, biscuits, water and other necessary food articles were…

IGP Kashmir visits Handwara, interacts with jawans at PS Kralgund

IGP Kashmir visits Handwara, interacts with jawans at PS Kralgund

Srinagar, Feb 09: Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone, S.P Pani-IPS today visited Police District Handwara and held interaction with the officials and jawans at Police Station Kralgund. DIG NKR Atul Goel-IPS, SP Handwara Ashish Mishra-IPS, Adll. SP Hardware Ifroz Ahmad-JKPS and SDPO Handwara Tariq Mehmood-JKPS besides other officers of…

LeT pays tribute to Afzal Guru, Maqbool Bhat

LeT pays tribute to Afzal Guru, Maqbool Bhat

Srinagar, Feb 09: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) on Saturday paid tributes to Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhat on their anniversaries and said that “the martyrs are hallmark of the indigenous freedom struggle.” In an e-mailed statement issued to KNS, LeT spokesman Dr. Abdullah Ghazanwi quoted the outfit chief Mahmood Shah, said, “The…

Efforts to rescue policemen from avalanche near Banihal tunnel slow down

Efforts to rescue policemen from avalanche near Banihal tunnel slow down

Srinagar, Feb 08: The efforts to reach to an avalanche site near Banihal tunnel where a police police post is buried are slowing down due to accumulation of snow and strong winds blowing in the Banihal area.   Police on it twitter handle wrote “Rescue teams are trying their best…

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed on third straight day

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed on third straight day

Srinagar, Feb 08: The strategic 300 km-long Srinagar-Jamu highway road remained closed for the third consecutive day on Friday due to heavy snowfall and landslides, police said.   No traffic was allowed on the highway on Friday due to multiple avalanches in the Banihal area and landslides in the Ramsoo-Ramban…

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