Day 3: Valley remains cut off from rest of the country

Day 3: Valley remains cut off from rest of the country

  Srinagar, Dec 13: The Kashmir valley remained cut off from the rest of the country for the third successive day on Wednesday following to closure of the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway due to landslides, triggered by rain. However, about 130 vehicles, including those carrying passengers, stranded at Banihal were allowed to move towards Kashmir […]

Search continues to trace soldiers missing in snow near LoC

Search continues to trace soldiers missing in snow near LoC

  Srinagar, Dec 13: Search operations continued for the second day on Wednesday to rescue five soldiers, who went missing after heavy snowfall near Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir, where authorities have issued avalanche warning for next 24 hours. A number of rescue teams are on the job to trace five soldiers who […]

Air traffic affected at Srinagar airport due to poor visibility

Air traffic affected at Srinagar airport due to poor visibility

Srinagar, Dec 13: Air traffic was on Wednesday affected at Srinagar International Airport, where 10 flight was able to operate while 13 were cancelled due to poor visibility and light snowfall in the morning. “As many as 13 flights operating from Srinagar airport were initially delayed and later cancelled due to poor visibility and light […]

Light snowfall; rain likely in next 24 hours: Dir MeT

Light snowfall; rain likely in next 24 hours: Dir MeT

  Srinagar, Dec 13: There is no forecast of heavy snowfall in plains while moderate to heavy snowfall is likely in upper mountainous regions, according to Meteorological Department (MeT). Talking to a news agency, Director MeT, Sonam Lotus said there will be rains with light spells of snowfall in the Valley’s plains in the next […]

Trio goes missing after massive snowfall in Pir Panchal region

  Bani, Dec 13: At least three persons have gone missing in Chenab Valley following the massive snowfall in the region. A police official three civilians were on way towards their native village in Bani Kathua when they got stuck at Chatargulla area due to snowfall. The trio had started their journey from Bhadarwah when […]

CM welcomes Saudi Arabia decision to lift ban on cinema halls

CM welcomes Saudi Arabia decision to lift ban on cinema halls

  Srinagar, Dec 13: Welcoming the decision of the Saudi Arabia government decision to lift a decade long ban on cinema halls in the country, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said introspection and self reform are marks of a progressive society. However, all cinema halls remained shut in the Kashmir valley since the […]

‘Milap’ editor appointed as media consultant in CM’s secretariat

‘Milap’ editor appointed as media consultant in CM’s secretariat

  Srinagar, Dec 13: Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered the appointment of Rishi Suri as media consultant in the Chief Minister’s Secretariat. “Sanction is hereby accorded to the engagement of Rishi Suri, S/o Navin Suri, R/o Milap No.4, Fourth Avenue, Bandh Road, Gadaipur, New Delhi, as Media Consultant in the Chief Minister’s Secretariat,” […]

Govt to regularize 60,000 daily wagers, casual labourers

  Srinagar, Dec 13: Jammu and Kashmir government will regularize 60,000 daily wagers and casual labourers, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Wednesday. “Our govt will be regularising 60,000 daily wagers & casual labourers working in various departments in J&K to provide sustainable livelihoods to those who need it the most,” tweeted Mufti. “Hard work […]

JK Govt looting money meant for minorities: BJP leader

JK Govt looting money meant for minorities: BJP leader

  Jammu, Dec 13: Jammu and Kashmir BJP spokesperson Virender Gupta Wednesday accused the state government of “looting the money” provided by the Centre for the religious and linguistic minorities of the state. Countering the Jammu and Kashmir government’s stand in the Supreme Court on setting up a minorities commission in the state, he also […]

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