Srinagar: News

03 Feb 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Fresh snowfall in parts of Kashmir; minimum temperature improves

Most parts of Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Wednesday, resulting in significant improvement in the minimum temperature across the Valley and providing huge relief to residents, officials said.

30 Jan 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Cold wave conditions persist in the Kashmir Valley

Cold wave conditions continued in Kashmir on Saturday as the mercury stayed several degrees below freezing point across the Valley. The extreme subzero temperatures have resulted in the freezing of water bodies and drinking water supply lines.

27 Jan 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir: Cold wave prevails, minimum temperature falls below freezing point

The minimum temperature in Kashmir stayed below freezing point on Wednesday and is expected to remain so until the next week with the weatherman forecasting the possibility of a Western Disturbance hitting the Valley on February 2.

22 Jan 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Minimum temperatures rise marginally across Kashmir

The minimum temperatures across the Kashmir Valley increased marginally on Friday, even as they remained several notches below the freezing point, a Meteorological Department official informed.

19 Jan 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Cold wave sweeps Kashmir; several places record sub-zero temperatures

Minimum temperatures across Kashmir stayed several degrees below the freezing point as an intense cold wave swept the region, a meteorological department official said on Tuesday.

14 Jan 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years

A major portion of Kashmir's famous Dal Lake and several other water bodies froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the Valley continued with Srinagar recording the coldest night in 30 years, officials informed.

09 Jan 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir; air traffic at Srinagar Airport affected

Srinagar and some other parts of Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Saturday, affecting flight operations at the airport, even as the minimum temperature dropped across the Valley.

08 Jan 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Srinagar-Jammu Highway cleared of snow; stranded vehicles allowed to ply

Vehicles stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway were allowed to ply toward their destinations on Friday as the arterial road was cleared after remaining closed for five days due to heavy snowfall.

05 Jan 2021


Transportation links with Kashmir Valley cut off for second day

Kashmir was cut off from the rest of the country for the second consecutive day on Tuesday as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal Road remained closed, while air traffic was suspended due to snowfall across the Valley.

04 Jan 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Snowfall leads to closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

Kashmir was cut off from the rest of the country on Monday as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal Road were closed due to snowfall across the Valley, leaving nearly 4,500 vehicles stranded along the 260-kilometer road.

02 Jan 2021

Article 370

Srinagar: Punjabi jeweler gets domicile certificate, terrorists shoot him dead

In a spine-chilling incident, a 70-year-old Punjabi jeweler Satpal Nischal was shot dead in Srinagar weeks after he got a domicile certificate that allowed him to purchase immovable property.

31 Dec 2020


Intense cold wave conditions in Kashmir, Srinagar freezes

The cold wave sweeping Kashmir intensified on Thursday as the mercury fell several notches to settle well below the freezing point across the Valley, officials there said.

23 Dec 2020


Dry weather to continue till Christmas in Kashmir: Weather Department

Cold waves intensified in Kashmir with a drop in minimum temperatures in most parts of the Valley, while the weather department predicted the cold and dry weather to continue till Christmas Day.

21 Dec 2020


'Chillai-Kalan' begins on dry note in Kashmir

Chillai-Kalan, the 40-day harshest winter period, began in Kashmir on Monday on a dry note even as there was an improvement in the minimum temperature across the Valley, India Meteorological Department officials said.

01 Nov 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

Hizbul Mujahideen chief commander Saifullah killed in Srinagar encounter

The chief commander of the terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen, Saifullah, was killed in an encounter in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday.

14 Aug 2020

Independence Day

Two cops martyred as terrorists attack police party in J&K

Two cops belonging to the IRP battalion in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir were martyred in a terrorist ambush along the Nowgam bypass, on the outskirts of Srinagar today.

I'm under house arrest, says Saifuddin Soz, challenging government's claims

From behind barbed wires at his home in Srinagar, senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz junked the government's claims about him not being detained, telling reporters that the Supreme Court was being fed lies.

22 Jul 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

Amid spike in coronavirus cases, lockdown announced in Kashmir Valley

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday announced a lockdown in most regions of the Kashmir Valley to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

17 Jul 2020


Junaid Shah (28), model and Ranbir Kapoor lookalike, passes away

In a tragic piece of news, Junaid Shah, a 28-year-old model, who was best known for his uncanny resemblance with Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, passed away on Thursday.

30 Mar 2020

Delhi Police

Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

Over 300 people in Delhi's Nizamuddin were taken to different hospitals on Monday to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

02 Feb 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

Srinagar grenade attack: 2 CRPF jawans among 4 injured

Four people, including two security personnel, were injured in a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Sunday, the police said.

09 Jan 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

The government is taking 15 foreign envoys for a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir to shed light on the ground realities, five months after Article 370 was rescinded and the state bifurcated into two Union Territories.

15 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during Srinagar protests

On Tuesday, the police detained several women activists in Srinagar for protesting against the Centre's move to repeal Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

03 Sep 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

No dead bodies doesn't mean everything's normal, says Srinagar Mayor

Just because there aren't dead bodies lying around on the streets of Kashmir, it doesn't mean everything is normal, feels Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu, who was given the status of Minister of State (along with his Jammu counterpart), after Centre revoked Article 370 last month.

28 Aug 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

After Pakistan quotes Gandhi, he calls Kashmir India's 'internal matter'

Congress' ex-President Rahul Gandhi has made his stand "absolutely clear" on the Kashmir issue. He called it India's internal matter and reiterated that there's no room for any other country to "intervene".

24 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Srinagar: Rahul Gandhi, other opposition leaders sent back to Delhi

A delegation of opposition party leaders led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had arrived in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar on Saturday to meet the people amid tensions over the abrogation of Article 370.

24 Aug 2019


Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.

19 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

After MNC puts Kashmir employees on notice, government helps them

The clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir has thrown normal life out of gear. With little connectivity, the lockdown has also affected several businesses.

11 Aug 2019


Not a single incident of violence; situation normal: J&K DGP

Denying media reports of firing incidents in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, J&K DGP Dilbag Singh said the situation is normal.

03 Aug 2019

Kashmir Valley

Students vacate #NITSrinagar after advisory; but district-administration denies ordering closure

A day after tourists and Amarnath pilgrims were asked to leave Kashmir in wake of terror threat, evacuation of NIT Srinagar's non-Kashmiri students sparked a controversy on Saturday.

26 Jun 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

Home Minister Amit Shah will start his two-day trip to Kashmir on Wednesday, and is expected to discuss a slew of topics, including security and development.

Pulwama: Terrorists barge into house, kill woman, injure youth

A woman was killed and another youth was injured in Kashmir's Pulwama on Wednesday after terrorists opened fire.

27 Mar 2019


Abhinandan Varthaman, on sick leave, chooses to stay with squadron

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who is on a four-week sick leave, has reportedly returned to his squadron in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar.

JeM carried out terror-strikes under its 'holy war against India'

Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed's audacious terrorist strikes, part of its 'Ghazwa-e-Hind' (Holy War Against India), have turned it into one of the most deadly terror groups and brought India and Pakistan on the brink of war twice in two decades, officials said.

15 Feb 2019


#PulwamaAttack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh carries coffin of martyred jawan

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who flew to Srinagar on Friday morning, lent his shoulder to carry the coffin of one of the 40 CRPF jawans who were massacred in a car bomb attack on a security convoy in Pulwama on Thursday.

03 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi in J&K: Electricity, education, healthcare for all

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir, declared that the state had become one of the first in the country to achieve 100% electrification of households under the Center's Saubhagya Scheme.

20 Jan 2019


Turned away by doctor, woman delivers stillborn on Srinagar road

In an inhuman incident, a woman from Moore, a remote area of Jammu and Kashmir, gave birth to a baby by the roadside after a doctor at Srinagar's Lal Ded Hospital refused to admit her.

18 Jan 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Ahead of Republic Day, two attacks rock Srinagar within 24hrs

With less than 10 days to go for Republic Day, two attacks have taken place in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar.

26 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir; Leh shivers at -17.1 Celsius

The cold wave sweeping Kashmir intensified today as the mercury stayed several degree below the freezing point, resulting in frozen water bodies and water supply lines in several residential areas.

09 Dec 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Soldier, key suspect in Bulandshahr violence, arrested; denies involvement

Jeetender Malik aka Jeetu Fauji, who is the key suspect in Bulandshahr violence that killed a police officer and a youth, was arrested on Sunday.