December 14, 2017 12:54 PM

    Snowfall cuts off Sonamarg resort

    Though the first snowfall this year after a long dry spell brought joy to hundreds of tourists visiting Sonamarg in Ganderbal district, the road leading to this famous resort has been closed due to slippery road conditions.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 PM

    Coaching centres asked to publicise faculty, fee details within 4 days

    Director school education GN Itoo on Wednesday asked proprietors of coaching institutes to make public the details of their faculty and fee structure within four days.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    Rishi Suri appointed media consultant in CM’s secretariat

    Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered the appointment of Rishi Suri as media consultant in the Chief Minister’s Secretariat.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 PM

    Tihar prisoners suffer for want of maintenance money

    Families of Kashmiri prisoners detained in Delhi’s Tihar Jail Wednesday said as if the pain of separation of their loved ones wasn’t enough, the jail rules of maintaining personal accounts of inmates is adding more to their woes and making the life of inmates more miserable.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    IFJ expresses concern over arrest of French journalist

    The International Federation of Journalist (IFJ) has expressed concern over arrest of French journalist Paul Comiti.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    Power crisis hits Pampore, Awantipora, Tral

    PDD consumers from Pampore, Tral and Awantipora townships in district Pulwama complained against unscheduled and long power cuts that they have been facing for last couple of weeks.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    HC quashes PSA detention of Mushtaq-ul-Islam, 5 others

    The High Court on Wednesday directed the government to release separatist leaders Mushtaq-ul-Islam and Assadullah Parray besides other four detainees after quashing their detentions under Public Safety Act.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    Abdul Mateen’s demise widely condoled

    The demise of Khawaja Abdul Mateen, brother of Munir-ul-Islam, Director Information has been widely condoled.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    Yasin Malik undergoes check up at hospital

    Incarcerated chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik was today brought to Khyber Hospital here for some medical tests and then shifted back to Central Jail Srinagar

    December 14, 2017 12:54 PM

    Day 3: Highway remains closed, may re-open today

    The Srinagar-Jammu highway continued to remain closed for the third consecutive day Wednesday, even as poor visibility disrupted the air traffic at the Srinagar international airport, causing huge inconvenience to the intending flyers, officials said.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    Dr Salima Jan bereaved

    Mother of Director Educational Multimedia Research Centre Dr Salima Jan passed away after a brief illness today.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    CTA welcomes appointment of college principals

    Valley-based College Teachers’ Association (CTA) has hailed the government for issuing appointment orders to more than 60 principals.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    JRL reiterates call for Anantnag march tomorrow

    If Indian rulers and their “stooges” really believe in democracy and freedom of speech, they should “shun their policies of coercion” and allow the resistance camp to hold peaceful rallies in Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership said on Wednesday and reiterated its call for a public march at Anantnag town on December 15.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    ED summons Geelani in 15-year-old case

    The Enforcement Directorate has summoned the Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani to appear before it on December 18 for adjudication proceedings related to a foreign exchange violation case involving USD 10,000 “illegally” possessed by him in 2002.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    Army ropes in HAWS team to trace missing soldiers

    The army on Wednesday called a rescue team from its high altitude warfare school (HAWS) in Kashmir to trace three soldiers missing after an avalanche hit an army forward post in Bagtore area of Gurez, Bandipora on Sunday.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    PRIVATE TUITION BY GOVT TEACHERS: No ban, but proper permission must, says minister

    Education minister Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari on Wednesday said that there was no ban on government school teachers taking private tuitions but they have to take proper permission from the competent authorities.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    High Court takes cognisance of GK report on coaching centers

    Taking cognisance of a Greater Kashmir report, the High Court on Wednesday directed the government to seal the coaching centers in Jammu and Kashmir which are operating in violation of rules.

    December 14, 2017 12:54 AM

    Govt seeks Cabinet nod to nominate Tassaduq Mufti as MLC

    The government on Wednesday initiated the process to have Tassaduq Mufti, brother of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, nominated as member of the Legislative Council.

    December 13, 2017 7:15 PM

    Power connections to be linked with ration, Aadhar cards: Dy CM

    Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said that electric connections would be linked with Aadhar and ration cards to stop power theft.

    December 13, 2017 7:05 PM

    Cop donates blood voluntarily after receiving distress call, saves life

    A constable of Jammu and Kashmir Police has saved the life of a child by donating blood after receiving a distress call.

    December 13, 2017 7:03 PM

    Avalanche warning for some districts in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh

    A medium danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone districts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

    December 13, 2017 5:58 PM

    Governor summons Joint Session of Legislature on January 2

    Governor NN Vohra, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under sub-section (1) of Section 53 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, has summoned the State Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council to meet at Jammu on Tuesday, the 2nd January 2018, at 11:00 a.

    December 13, 2017 5:38 PM

    Private tuition by teachers: Govt clarifies, says teachers must seek permission

    The government Wednesday refuted reports published by a section of the media on the issue of undertaking private tuition by government teachers in coaching centres.

    December 13, 2017 4:17 PM

    December 15 public rally in Anantnag litmus test for government: JRL

    Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Wednesday said that December 15 rally being organised in Anantnag district of south Kashmir is a litmus test for those claiming to be a democracy.

    December 13, 2017 4:16 PM

    Private schools to start 'free' remedial classes from December 16: PSAK

    The Private School Association Kashmir (PSAK) has decided to open their schools from December 16 to provide ‘free’ remedial classes to the students during winter months.

    December 13, 2017 2:53 PM

    Clashes erupt in Pulwama village after forces launch search operation

    Clashes erupted in Rahmoo village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday after government forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO).

    December 13, 2017 2:24 PM

    Ten injured after passenger vehicle plunges into nallah in Anantnag

    Ten persons were injured in a road accident in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.

    December 13, 2017 11:21 AM

    Jammu and Kashmir govt to regularize 60,000 daily wagers, casual labourers

    Jammu and Kashmir government will regularize 60,000 daily wagers and casual labourers, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Wednesday.

    December 13, 2017 2:10 PM

    Burglars loot store in north Kashmir's Kupwara

    Burglars broke into a wholesale merchandise store in Devar village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last night and stole goods worth at least Rs four lakhs.

    December 13, 2017 12:12 PM

    Army calls HAWS rescue team to trace missing soldiers in Gurez

    Army on Wednesday called HAWS (High Altitude Warfare School) rescue team to trace three soldiers missing after an avalanche hit an army forward post in Bagtore area of Gurez on Sunday.

    December 13, 2017 11:17 AM

    Poor visibility affects air traffic in Kashmir

    Poor visibility and fresh snowfall affected the air traffic at Srinagar airport on Wednesday, reports said.

    December 13, 2017 10:32 AM

    Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

    The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for the third consecutive day on Wednesday due to multiple landslides in Ramban district, a traffic official said.

    December 13, 2017 11:03 AM

    Jammu and Kashmir govt looting money meant for minorities: BJP leader

    Jammu and Kashmir BJP spokesperson Virender Gupta today accused the state government of "looting the money" provided by the Centre for the religious and linguistic minorities of the state.

    December 13, 2017 10:07 AM

    Kashmir freezes at sub-zero temperatures

    Minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region remained below freezing point on Wednesday as the ski resort of Gulmarg recorded the coldest temperature at minus 9.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 PM

    Highway, Mughal Road remain closed for 2nd day

    Srinagar received the season’s first snowfall on Tuesday, even as the Srinagar-Jammu highway and Mughal Road remained closed for the second consecutive day.