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Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

One-way traffic to continue on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu: One-way traffic will continue on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday, the traffic department said. A department advisory however, said that no vehicle will be allowed to move in from the opposite direction. The highway has remained open for one-way traffic since the last three days. Landslides in the[Read More…]

Landslide hits Jammu-Srinagar highway

Landslide hits Jammu-Srinagar highway

The Jammu-Srinagar highway was hit by a landslide early on Wednesday in the Ramban district, a traffic official said. “An earlier landslide at Panthal was cleared to ensure smooth passage of one-way traffic on the highway. The other one hit at the Anokhi Fall. “One-way traffic from Srinagar to Jammu[Read More…]

Earthquake tremors felt in Manipur; no damage or loss of lives reported

Low intensity earthquake hits Kashmir

Srinagar, A low intensity earthquake measuring three on the Richter scale hit the Kashmir Valley on Friday, with no reports of casualties or damage. The earthquake occurred at 8.21 a.m. at a depth of 10 km. The epicentre was in the Jammu and Kashmir region, an official of the disaster[Read More…]

Cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley, forecast of rain, snow

Cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley, forecast of rain, snow

Srinagar, Cold wave conditions continued in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as the weather office has forecast a fresh spell of rain and snow beginning in the evening. “A western disturbance (WD) is approaching Jammu and Kashmir. Under its influence, another spell of intermittent rain and snow is likely from[Read More…]

Cold wave returns to Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Cold wave returns to Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Srinagar, After a day’s respite, severe cold wave again gripped the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region on Monday, the Met Office said. An official of the Met department said the minimum temperature was minus 6.6 degree Celsius in Srinagar, while it was minus 5.5 degree Celsius in Pahalgam, and minus[Read More…]

No snowfall in Kashmir on Christmas

No snowfall in Kashmir on Christmas

Srinagar, Christmas celebrations in Kashmir are likely to miss the traditional snowfall this year as an unabated cold wave continues on Tuesday with the Met denying any possibility of rain or snow till New Year. There was no relief from the severe cold that has been lashing the valley for[Read More…]

Severe cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh

Severe cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh

Srinagar,  A severe cold wave lashed Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Saturday as Leh recorded minus 15.8 degrees Celius and the Met forecast no change in conditions for at least the next five days till Thursday. “For the next five days we are not expecting any change in[Read More…]

Severe cold in Kashmir as Chillai Kalan sets in

Severe cold in Kashmir as Chillai Kalan sets in

Srinagar, The 40-day long harsh winter of ‘Chillai Kalan’ set in the Kashmir Valley on Friday with its full fury as minimum temperatures dropped further below the freezing point. Chillai Kalan begins on December 21 and ends on January 30 each year. This is the most difficult period of winter[Read More…]

Biting cold sweeps through Kashmir ahead of Chillai Kalan

Srinagar,  A day before the 40-day-long period of harsh winter ‘Chillai Kalan’ sets in, biting cold swept the Kashmir Valley on Thursday with further drop in the night temperatures. The ‘Chillai Kalan’ sets each year on December 21 and ends on January 30. Water bodies have already started freezing in[Read More…]

Unabated cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh in deep freeze

Unabated cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh in deep freeze

Srinagar,  An unabated cold wave continues in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday, with Ladakh plunging into a deep freeze and Kargil recording minus 14.9 degrees Celsius. The Met forecast the cold wave would continue for another week with night skies remaining clear. Leh recorded minus 6 degrees Celsius, Srinagar minus[Read More…]

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Sabzar Sofi not our student, says Jamia Milia Islamia

New Delhi: Jamia Milia Islamia on Wednesday dismissed news reports which claimed Sabzar Ahmad Sofi, who was killed by security forces in a shootout in Kashmir earlier in the day, was its student, saying that Sofi never studied at the university. “The media reports about Sabzar Ahmad Sofi,who has been[Read More…]

What cost Jammu & Kashmir top cop SP Vaid his job?

What cost Jammu & Kashmir top cop SP Vaid his job?

The shifting at midnight of the Jammu and Kashmir police chief, S.P. Vaid, has triggered an interesting debate in the state. The replacement surprised many although a few in the bureaucratic and police circles had been expecting the change sooner rather than later. An order issued by the state home department around midnight on Thursday said,: “Dr.[Read More…]

Three civilians, soldier killed in Kashmir

Srinagar: An Indian soldier and three civilians were killed on Wednesday as a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir triggered violent street protests. Doctors said a civilian, Faisal Elahi, 15, was brought to a hospital in Qaimoh town in Kulgam district and he succumbed to critical[Read More…]

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