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Kashmir’s capital city Srinagar receives season’s first snowfall

Kashmir’s capital city Srinagar receives season’s first snowfall

Srinagar: Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Saturday received the season’s first snowfall as cold wave like conditions gripped the Valley due to continuous downpour. The snowfall, which began in the higher reaches of the Valley on Thursday, has considerably brought down the maximum temperature in Kashmir. All weather stations across the Valley […]

Fresh snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir, rains lash plains; massive dip in night temperatures

Fresh snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir, rains lash plains; massive dip in night temperatures

Srinagar: Fresh snowfall occurred in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday while heavy rains lashed the plains, the weather department said. “Fresh snowfall has occurred in Zojila Pass, Drass, Kargil, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, and Gulmarg during the last 12 hours,” a department official said. “Rains continued in the plains of the valley and […]

Rains, snow to continue till Saturday: MeT

Rains, snow to continue till Saturday: MeT

Srinagar: Kashmir meteorological department on Friday predicted widespread rains and snowfall across the valley. A spokesperson of the MeT department said that the rains will continue to lash the plain while snow will fall in higher reaches. The spokesperson said that the weather will improve gradually from Saturday. According to the reports, seasons first snowfall […]

BJP leaders killing: Situation tense in Kishtwar; Army holds flag march

BJP leaders killing: Situation tense in Kishtwar; Army holds flag march

Jammu: The Army staged a flag march in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar town where curfew was imposed after a senior BJP leader and his brother were killed by suspected militants Thursday night, officials said Friday. District Magistrate Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana told PTI the situation was tense but under control. “The Army staged a flag […]

Month old militant killed in brief Handwara shootout

Month old militant killed in brief Handwara shootout

Srinagar: Government forces on Thursday night claimed to have killed a militant in a shootout at Sagipora area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. An army official said that acting on a tip off, a Naka was laid by army’s 7 sector at Sagipora today late evening. In the meantime, a car was signalled […]

NIA summons Aga Syed Hasan in funding case, Anjuman calls shutdown for Budgam on Friday

NIA summons Aga Syed Hasan in funding case, Anjuman calls shutdown for Budgam on Friday

Budgam: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has issued a summon to senior hurriyat leader and president Anjuman-e-Sharie- Shian Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvi directed him to appear before the agency tomorrow. The agency had conducted a raid at the residence of Agha Syed Hassan in central Kashmir’s Budgam district in September 2017 in connection with funding […]