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Director Information, Muneer-ul-Islam bereaved

DIPR condoles demise of Abdul Mateen SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 12: The Department of Information and Public Relations has condoled the demise of Khawaja Abdul Mateen (53), elder brother of Muneer-ul-Islam, Director Information & Public Relations. Abdul Mateen, a former employee of Centaur Lake View Hotel and a former student leader, passed away at SKIMS Soura this morning after brief illness. He ... Read More »

3 missing after avalanche hit Army camp in Gurez

Bhat Waheed  Bandipora, Dec 12: Three Army personal have gone missing after avalanche hit Baktoor village in Gurez valley of Bandipora district.  An Army official in Bandipora said three armymen of 36 Rashtriya Rifle camped at Baktor village have gone missing after the avalanche hit their camp. More details are awaited.  Earlier on Monday, an army porter-Ghulam Qadir Khan, slipped ... Read More »

Overnight rains, snow end prolonged dry spell in Kashmir

Weather to remain affected for next 24 hours: Sonum Lotus Srinagar, Dec 11 (KNS): Binging respite to the people from prolonged dry spell, the overnight rains lashed Valley while the higher reaches including the famous tourist place, Gulmarg received a fresh snowfall today. Director Meteorological (MeT) Department, Sonum Lotus told KNS that the Valley would receive more rains and snow in plains ... Read More »

Farooq decries exploiting religion for political, electoral gains

Expresses concern over vitiating ongoing Gujarat elections on religious basis Jammu, Dec 11 (KNS): National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Monday decried exploitation of religious sentiments for political and electoral gains, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi should take a lead in ending this malady in the larger interest of retaining secular fabric of India. “The country of Mahatma Gandhi cannot afford ... Read More »

At Doda Mehbooba continued to listen to deputations till 2 am, longest interaction in decades

Releases Rs. 25 lacs for digital X-ray at Distt. Hosptl; Rs. 20 lacs for local stadium; Rs. 15 lacs for constructing footpaths at Palmas DODA, DECEMBER 11: In what could be described as one of the longest public interactions over the decades, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti disposed the complaints and demands of the deputations till1.30 am today during her grievances redressal ... Read More »

Be in state of preparedness: CS directs Divisional Admin Kashmir

18 control rooms set up across Kashmir Division, 141 snow clearing machines deployed; adequate number of buffer stock of transformers available SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 10: In view of inclement weather, Chief Secretary B B Vyas today directed divisional administration of Kashmir to be in a state of preparedness and responsive to any crisis thrown up by the inclement weather. Principal Secretary ... Read More »

On the second leg of her Chenab region visit, Mehbooba convenes grievances redressal camp at Doda

  Announces release of Rs. 50 lacs for Kilotran receiving station, 35 lacs for street lights of Doda, Bhaderwah, Thathri towns; Rs. 30 lacs for Etwas water supply; Rs. 20 lacs for Thathri roads Directs launching anti encroachment drive by Distt Admn People demand construction of Doda-Kapran road; women’s college, street lights, tourism promotion of the district DODA, DECEMBER 10: ... Read More »

Actress Zaira ‘molested’ on board Air Vistara flight

Mehbooba, Omar appalled, seek ‘strict action’ against accused Srinagar, Dec 10 (KNS): Dangal actress Zaira Wasim said in a video posted on Instagram that she was molested on a Delhi-Mumbai flight by a man who was sitting behind her. In an Instagram live video, during which she broke down several times, Zaira said she was on board Air Vistara flight ... Read More »

Mehbooba on 3-day tour of Chenab region, convenes grievances redressal camp at Kishtwar

  Kishtwar, Dec 09 (KNS): Extending her public outreach programme to Chenab region, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today reached here on a three-day tour of the region and to convene public grievances redressal camps at Kishtwar and Doda. In the first leg, the Chief Minister convened a public grievances redressal camp here today. During the day long camp, the Chief ... Read More »

Restrictions to be imposed in Srinagar areas on Sunday: Officials

JRL had called for shutdown, protest Srinagar, Dec 09 (KNS): In view of the shutdown and protest call given by the Joint Resistance leadership, the district administration Srinagar on Saturday decided to impose restrictions Srinagar areas falling under the jurisdiction of nine Police Stations. An official in the district administration told KNS that the restrictions under section 144 CrPC will be imposed ... Read More »