Tuesday, January 19, 2021

'Nobody would harm me, or would they?' Kashmir's renowned Pandit neurologist carries Hamlet's dilemma

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
For Jammu & Kashmir's most renowned neurologist - Dr Sushil Razdan - leaving his home and clinic in the Jawahar Nagar area of Srinagar city was out of the question despite the fact that almost all other prominent Kashmiri Pandits had abandoned their homes... read..

Government working for balanced development of J-K, says LG Manoj Sinha

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 19, 2021 12:43:21 AM IST
Delegations from various parts of Kashmir called on Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan on Monday to raise their demands concerning development issues.... read..

Kashmiri Pandits who returned to valley feel disillusioned

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
45-year-old Sanjay Raina is finding it difficult to live in Kashmir. He and his wife benefitted from a government scheme meant to bring Kashmiri Pandits back to the valley against government employment, ten years ago. They live in a small apartment at She... read..

Bone chilling cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh

Srinagar |Monday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
Bone chilling cold wave continued on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh with the weather office forecasting another spell of moderate snow and rain on January 24.... read..

He escaped death by a whisker to lose home, identity

Srinagar |Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Not many Kashmiri Pandit targets of militants have been as fortunate as Satish Kumar Tickoo (name changed).... read..

Community radio station connects uprooted Kashmiri Pandit community

Srinagar |Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
January 19, 1990 is a date frozen in time when Kashmiri Pandits fled their homes to save their lives in the face of rising militancy in the Valley. A big concern for the uprooted community has been a loss of identity after their migration, but a community... read..

Temple renovation in Kashmir after 3 decades to be completed soon

Srinagar |Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Work for the renovation of a temple in Srinagar as part of the government's 'Smart City Project' for renovating a temple, a gurdwara, an imambara, a church and two Muslim shrines in Kashmir will be completed by the end of February, officials said.... read..

'They were killing Jews and I was not a Jew': The parallel for the Pandits

Srinagar |Monday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The hounding of the Kashmiri Pandit community from the Valley has an uncanny similarity with the persecution of the Jews by Hitler.... read..

J-K's Doda village receives electricity for first time

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 18, 2021 4:13:15 PM IST
The Tanta village in Jammu and Kashmir's mountainous Doda district received electricity for the first time on Sunday, ending decades of darkness. The electrification of the village was taken up on the orders of Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj ... read..

Srinagar: WCD Ministry sets up one-stop centre to help women in distress

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 18, 2021 3:43:24 PM IST
Sakhi, a one-stop centre to help women in distress, set up in Bemina area of Srinagar, opened on Monday.... read..

Abrogation of Article 370 improved governance, restored faith in govt institutions: GOC Northern Command

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 17, 2021 1:43:08 PM IST
General Officer Commanding Northern Command Lieutenant-General Yogesh Kumar Joshi on Friday said that the abrogation of Article 370 and improvement in governance has helped restore the faith of Jammu and Kashmir residents in government institutions.... read..

Pakistan continues to instigate youth from Kashmir into terrorism: GOC Chinar Corps

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 17, 2021 1:13:01 PM IST
Lieutenant General BS Raju, General Officer Commander (GOC), Chinar Corps, on Sunday said that Pakistan continues to instigate youth from Kashmir Valley into terrorism by various means, indoctrinates and sends them back across Line of Control (LoC).... read..

First-ever snowshoe run organised in Srinagar to boost winter sports

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 17, 2021 6:12:59 PM IST
In a bid to boost winter sports in the Kashmir region, the Snowshoe Federation of India organized a snowshoe run cum interaction programme in Srinagar for the first time amid the heavy snowfall season.... read..

Another spell of light snow, rain likely in J&K soon

Srinagar |Sunday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST
Weather office said on Sunday that light to moderate snowfall in the higher reaches and rain in the plains of Jammu and Kashmir is likely to occur from the evening of January 22 to January 25.... read..

5 in police net for threat posters in J&K's Tral

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Five persons were arrested on Saturday by Jammu and Kashmir Police for putting up posters of terrorist outfits issuing threats in some villages of Tral tehsil in Pulwama district.... read..

'Kangri' sales go up as cold grips Kashmir valley

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 16, 2021 1:43:01 AM IST
As the intense cold grips north India, people in Jammu and Kashmir are keeping themselves warm with 'Kangris'.... read..

5 arrested for pasting threat posters in JK

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested five people for pasting threat posters in Seer and Batagund villages of Tral area in Pulwama district of South Kashmir, officials said on Saturday.... read..

Fog affects life in J&K amid intense cold wave

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
Dense fog and mist added to extreme cold in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday as the weather office forecast no major change during the next five days in the prevailing weather conditions.... read..

Kashmir reels under harshest winter in decades

Srinagar |Friday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Extreme cold accompanied with chilly winds from snow clad maintains have forced people in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh not to venture out in the morning on Friday.... read..

Kashmir woman attempts to revive traditional folk ballad

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 14, 2021 1:12:57 AM IST
In a bid to revive centuries-old Kashmiri art form known as "Ladishah", Syed Areej Safvi, a 25-year-old woman hailing from Jammu and Kashmir, performs the traditional folk ballad to tell tales in a satirical and humorous way.... read..

Demand rises for warm clothes in Kashmir amid harsh winter

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 14, 2021 4:13:23 PM IST
With the onset of harsh winter in Jammu and Kashmir, people of the Valley have started to purchase more and more warm clothes to protect them from the severe cold.... read..

J&K police arrests 2 LeT associates

Srinagar |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Jammu & Kashmir Police have arrested two associates of proscribed terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba from Bulbul Bagh in Barzulla area of Srinagar district, officials said on Wednesday.... read..

Bailey Bridge at Kela Morh will be ready within two days, says Border Roads Org

Srinagar (Jammu and Kasmir) | January 14, 2021 10:43:07 PM IST
The construction of Bailey Bridge at Kela Morh in Ramban on Jammu-Srinagar highway is set to complete as Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has completed 40 per cent of the 120 feet long bridge in the last two days.... read..

SDRF team deployed to prevent mishaps at frozen Dal Lake in Srinagar

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 14, 2021 9:13:03 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has urged residents not to venture out into Dal Lake which has frozen due to low temperatures as it might cave in and cause mishaps and as a precautionary measure deployed a State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) team.... read..

After 25 years, Srinagar records minus 8.4 degrees at night

Srinagar |Thursday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Srinagar city recorded its coldest night on Thursday as the minimum temperature plummeted to minus 8.4 degrees Celsius, a record broken after 25 years.... read..

Jammu-Srinagar highway may take 10 days to become motorable

Srinagar |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway which was closed on Sunday due to sudden collapse of a bridge continues to remain closed and may take 10 days to become motorable again, officials said on Tuesday.... read..

Grenade attack on CRPF party in Srinagar

Srinagar |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Militants hurled a grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) party in the city on Wednesday but it exploded without causing any injury or damage, police said.... read..

Srinagar Police arrests 2 LeT terrorist associates, recovers arms, ammunition

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 13, 2021 9:13:03 PM IST
Srinagar Police on Wednesday arrested two terrorist associates of proscribed terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) from Bulbul Bagh Barzulla area of district Srinagar.... read..

J&K L-G visits family of goldsmith killed by terrorists

Srinagar |Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday visited the family of goldsmith Satpal Nischal, who was killed by terrorists at his shop at Saraibala on December 31, and expressed solidarity with the bereaved kin.... read..

At minus 7.8, Srinagar records coldest night after 8 years

Srinagar |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
At minus 7.8 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far as the 40-day long harsh winter period, known locally as the 'Chillai Kalan', reaches its peak.... read..

Frost bites Valley, Drass freezes rock solid at minus 28.5

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
Morning fog affected pedestrian and vehicular movement in J&K on Tuesday as the gap between the maximum and the minimum temperatures narrowed down in Valley and Ladakh.... read..

Purpose of PAGD to restore J&K's special status: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Former Chief Minister and PDP President Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the purpose of People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) is to restore J&K's special status.... read..

'Misrab' helps youth in Kashmir explore their passion for music

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 12, 2021 10:13:01 PM IST
Youth in Kashmir have got an opportunity to explore their talent for music with 'Misrab', an organisation formed by singers, seeking to give them training in vocal and instrumental music.... read..
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