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No shutdown tomorrow: Resistance leaders

Shutdown call reviewed after postponement of by-polls Srinagar, Apr 11 (KNS): The Joint resistance leadership has withdrawn the call for shutdown on Wednesday in view of the postponement of by-elections to the Anantnag parliamentary constituency. Talking to KNS Hurriyat (G) Spokesman Ayaz Akbar said that the shutdown call for Wednesday has been withdrawn keeping in view the postponement of the ... Read More »

Internet to be restored today: DGP

Was suspended on April 09 Srinagar, Apr 11 (KNS): Director General of Police today said that Internet will be restored today in Kashmir Valley. Talking to KNS, DGP S P Vaid said that the internet will be restored today. Internet service was suspended in Kashmir Valley since mid night of April 08 due to bye-polls in Srinagar parliamentary constituency. Earlier ... Read More »

Govt squarely responsible for loss of lives: NC

‘Mehbooba should resign based on her brother’s Press Conference’ Srinagar, Apr 10 (KNS): A high-level delegation of National Conference led by Party General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar that included Senior Leaders Mohammad Akbar Lone, NC Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, Provincial Secretary Advocate Showkat Ahmed Mir and Party’s Legal Cell Head and former Advocate General Ishaq Qadri attended a meeting ... Read More »

Restoration of ancient Vaishno Devi route to prove game-changer for Nagrota: Rana

Expresses gratitude for fulfillment of long-standing demand Nagrota, Apr 10 (KNS): Describing restoration and promotion of ancient road like to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine as a game-changer for bringing Nagrota at the central stage of Jammu’s heritage landscape, Provincial President National Conference and MLA Devender Singh Rana on Monday exuded confidence that this will eventually transform the entire constituency ... Read More »

Tasaduq Mufti appeals ECI to postpone Parliament by-polls

Atmosphere not conducive for elections Srinagar, Apr 10 (KNS): PDP candidate for Anantnag parliamentary by-polls, Tasaduq Mufti Monday appealed to the Election Commission of India to postpone the elections scheduled for April 12. According to KNS correspondent, addressing a press conference this forenoon, Tasaduq said the atmosphere is not conducive for conducting by-poll in Anantnag parliamentary constituency. “I appeal ECI ... Read More »

Kashmir observes shutdown against civilian killings

Public transport is off on the roads Srinagar, Apr 10 (KNS): The Kashmir valley is today observing complete shutdown against the killing of eight civilians in Budgam and Ganderbal Districts on Sunday during parliament by-polls. Shops, business establishments, schools and offices were shut, while public transport was off the roads. However a thin number of private vehicles are moving on ... Read More »

By-polling for Srinagar Parliament seat today:

9 candidates including Farooq Abdullah in fray Srinagar, April 8, CNS: The stage is set for Srinagar by-polls on Sunday that will decide the fate of former Chief Minister and National Conference candidate Dr Farooq Abdullah who is seeking his mandate to Indian Parliament after tasting defeat at the hands of Tariq Hamid Karra by a big margin in last ... Read More »

Rainfall Aftermath: Basharat Bukhari takes stock of damages to horticulture sector

Calls for detailed survey to assess magnitude of crop loss Director Horticulture, Joint Director Horticulture Marketing & Planning and other senior officers of the Department attended the meeting. The Minister was apprised that the department has conducted a preliminary survey for assessment of damages caused to horticulture industry due to incessant rainfall in Kashmir division. The meeting was informed that ... Read More »

Flood threat over Kashmir is over, people should not panic: Govt

Highway remains shut; repair work ongoing Srinagar, Apr 07 (KNS): After two days of flood threat, the water level in the river Jhelum and other streams is receding relieving the valleyites woes. However, the weatherman has predicted more light rains in the next 24 hours. Chief Engineer Irrigation & Flood Control (I&FC) department, Muhammad Hanief Lone said that the people ... Read More »

Water level in Jhelum recedes, situation gets better

SRINAGAR | APR 07 (PTK): The water level in Jhelum River and its tributaries saw a significant recede after the rainfall stopped last night after heavy flood fears in Kashmir. Metrology officials said that the water level in the river started receding at around 3 am in South Kashmir Friday morning. Adding that, the water lever at Ram Munshi Bagh ... Read More »