Srinagar

  • Convergence of technologies needed to fight cancer, says Kalam 13-04-2014 08:30 PM

    Srinagar: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam on Sunday expressed concern over the rising number of cancer cases in Jammu and Kashmir and said there was a need to have convergence of various technologies to fight such diseases. "There has been a rise in cases of cancer in Kashmir and it...
  • Rahul fit to be PM, Modi habitually threatens neighbours: Omar 04-04-2014 09:49 AM

    Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah registered his strongest opposition to Narendra Modi's anointment as the next Prime Minister saying that the BJP leader was habitual of threatening beighbouring countries. Abdullah at the same time batted for Rahul Gandhi for the top post saying that he was a...
  • PDP moves EC against NC leader who tried to force a voter to back her 31-03-2014 01:57 PM

    New Delhi: The People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday filed a complaint with the Election Commission (EC) against National Conference leader Sakina Itoo. Itoo was caught on camera trying to coerce an old man to support her party. Sakina said the PDP was deliberately raking up an old video in...
  • J&K: Army averts tragedy, neutralises IED in the nick of time 29-03-2014 11:49 AM

    Srinagar: The Army averted a possible tragedy on Saturday when they recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway. The road opening party detected the explosive at the Bemina locality while on a patrol. The bomb disposal squad neutralised the landmine and traffic was restored on the highway....
  • Kashmir Valley receives fresh snowfall, national highway closed 18-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Fresh snowfall was experienced in Pahalgam and Gulmarg tourist resorts of Kashmir, leading to temporary closure of Srinagar-Jammu national highway. "There was a fresh spell of snowfall in Pahalgam and Gulmarg during the night," a MET Department official here said, adding there were reports of snowfall from few more places...
  • Kashmir tense after firing by security forces kills one 15-03-2014 02:27 PM

    Srinagar: Authorities in Kashmir moved quickly to impose strict restrictions in parts of Srinagar and areas neighbouring Sumbal town where a youth was allegedly shot by security forces after protests raged in the area post Friday prayers. More than two persons were wounded in the incident. On Saturday morning, police...
  • J&K: Srinagar shut down after heavy snowfall overnight 12-03-2014 09:52 AM

    Srinagar: There has been heavy snowfall in Srinagar overnight on Tuesday. The city is virtually shut down after receiving more than one feet of snow. One woman has died as the roof of her house collapsed. Traffic has been hit as well as the Jammu-Srinagar highway has been closed. Schools...
  • AAP challenges Farooq Abdullah, fields RTI activist against him 02-03-2014 11:48 AM

    Srinagar: Union Minister and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah is being challenged by the Aam Aadmi Party in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. Making its debut in Jammu & Kashmir, the AAP has fielded prominent AAP activist Muzaffar Bhatt against Abdullah in Srinagar. Bhatt has begun his poll campaign in...
  • Kupwara observes total bandh, Srinagar calm 28-02-2014 02:22 PM

    Srinagar: Kupwara continues to remain tense but under control on fourth straight day over Monday evening killing of seven militants in an encounter with security forces in Lolab area of Kupwara district. Police arrested JKLF chairman Yasin Malik and 10 supporters after they tried to take out a protest march...
  • Lolab encounter: Angry residents demand bodies of terrorists for burial 25-02-2014 11:27 AM

    Srinagar: Five policemen and four mediapersons were injured in clashes between police and villagers in the Lolab area of Kupwara district on Tuesday. The villagers were demanding the bodies of the seven terrorists who were killed in an encounter by the Army on Monday night, for burial. The angry mob...
  • Indo-Pak deadlock continues, cross LoC trade fails to resume 20-02-2014 12:43 PM

    Srinagar: Cross LoC trade on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route failed to resume on Wednesday. Indian and Pakistani authorities had agreed to resume trade but no Pakistani trucks arrived at the crossing point. The PoK authorities had suspended trade and travel between the divided parts of Kashmir on January 17 after 114...
  • J&K: HC directs ex-minister Shabir Khan to appear before police 12-02-2014 06:01 PM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday has directed ex-health minister Shabir Ahmad Khan, who is charged with molestation of a lady doctor to present himself before the police. But the court gave him some relief by saying that he can secure bail on his arrest after furnishing...
  • J&K: Doctors threaten strike after minister 'molests' their colleague 07-02-2014 10:49 AM

    Srinagar: In an incident which happened last month, a Congress minister in Jammu and Kashmir allegedly molested a woman doctor after calling her to his office for some work. Shabir Ahmad Khan has been booked by the Srinagar Police for molestation. The doctors in the valley, however, have threatened to...
  • Months after flood fury hit Uttarakhand, relief still at bay 03-02-2014 08:41 AM

    Srinagar: There is not much respite on the ground even 200 days after the Himalayan Tsunami swept Uttarakhand. In an attempt to see the progress of the rehabilitation work, CNN-IBN visited Srinagar in the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand to do a reality check. While the then Chief Minister of...
  • 27 Kashmiri truck drivers held in PoK for 11 days, families protest 28-01-2014 09:16 AM

    Baramullah: Families of 27 Kashmiri truck drivers who have been held in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) blocked traffic on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway on Monday demanding their immediate release. The protesters urged the Centre to mount pressure on Pakistan to free their men who have been detained for 11 days now. For...
  • North India continues to shiver, moderate snowfall in Himachal Pradesh 25-01-2014 08:49 AM

    New Delhi: North India continues to shiver with temperatures dipping below normal in most part of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and parts of Punjab. Despite dry weather, the minimum temperature dropped by 9 degrees at Kelong to minus 12.4 degree celsius in Himachal Pradesh while Srinagar in Jammu and...
  • Wow! Kashmir looks beautiful after fresh snowfall 22-01-2014 02:53 PM

    Srinagar received 8 inches of snow and areas close to the Pir Panjal mountain range lie buried under two to four feet of snow. Srinagar's Metrological head Sonam Lotus said this is the heaviest snowfall in the past 10 years in January and there is a similar forecast for the...
  • Kashmir buried under thick snow, people angry with government response 22-01-2014 02:25 PM

    Srinagar: As was predicted by the weather men, snow kept another of its trysts with Kashmir piling woes on people and catching government in its familiar inertia. Srinagar received 8 inches of snow and areas close to the Pir Panjal mountain range lie buried under two to four feet of...
  • J&K: Borders safe, can't lower the guard, says Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra 15-01-2014 03:26 PM

    Srinagar: Northern Commander of the Indian Army Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra said that the year 2013 was peaceful in Jammu & Kashmir, but there were huge number of ceasefire violations by Pakistan and also number of attempts of infiltration made from across the Border. Addressing the media he said "entire...
  • J&K: Army contributes equipments for specially-abled children 15-01-2014 03:05 PM

    Srinagar: Army on Wednesday donated a variety of equipment meant for the rehabilitation of specially-abled children to mark the 66th Army Day. The equipment was handed over to a rehabilitation centre "Chotay Taray Foundation" for the welfare of the children with special needs and as a "goodwill gesture" by the...
  • I am confident of representing my country: Parvez Rasool 14-01-2014 05:53 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir captain Parvez Rasool hopes his impressive all-round performance in the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament would earn him a recall to the national team soon. In 2013, Rasool, a spin-bowling all-rounder, became the first cricketer from the state to get selected for India after he was picked...
  • J&K: Woman forced to deliver outside hospital in subzero temperatures 11-01-2014 07:56 AM

    Srinagar: In yet another shocking incident of medical negligence, a woman was forced to deliver her child in a snow filled compound of a hospital in subzero temperatures in Srinagar. The incident took place at Kukroosa village in Kupwara district near Srinagar when the hospital staff and doctors failed to...
  • Foggy morning in Delhi, North India reels under cold wave 10-01-2014 10:07 AM

    New Delhi: There is no respite from cold wave in the North India. The national capital woke up to a dense fog cover on Friday morning with the minimum temperature settling two notches below average at 5 degrees Celsius. The Met department has forecast a clear day ahead. "The day...
  • Cold wave: Jammu-Srinagar highway shut again after heavy snowfall 09-01-2014 09:23 AM

    Srinagar: While there is some respite in the US from cold, there is no such luck in Kashmir. The valley continues to receive heavy rainfall and snowfall. The temperature in Srinagar remained below freezing point. The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed again on Wednesday due to heavy snowfall. "We face major...
  • J&K: Severe cold, snowfall bring life to a halt, situation may worsen 07-01-2014 05:46 PM

    Srinagar: The Kashmir valley and Jammu region are reeling under severe cold. The entire Kashmir valley has recorded sub-zero temperatures. The heavy snowfall and biting cold have brought the normal life to a standstill across the state. The Ladakh region of the state is the worst hit. Most of the...
  • North India braves the cold as temperatures continue to dip 31-12-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: The temperatures in North India continue to remain low. Delhi continued to be chilly on Tuesday, with the minimum temperature recorded at 4 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average. The met department has forecast light rain during the day. "The day will remain cloudy with light...
  • Machchil Fake encounter: Court martial against 2 officers, 4 Army men 25-12-2013 04:46 PM

    Srinagar: The Army has ordered disciplinary proceedings against two officers including a Colonel and a Major as well as four others for their alleged involvement in the 2010 Machchil fake encounter case that had triggered a two month-long agitation in the Kashmir Valley. Sources said those who will face proceedings...
  • Cold wave intensifies as more hilly areas receive snow, 4 dead in HP 24-12-2013 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: The cold wave is intensifying across North India and four people have succumbed to the falling temperatures in Himachal Pradesh. Manali in Himachal Pradesh recorded 12 cm of fresh snowfall on Monday while Shimla received 6 cm snowfall. Rohtang Pass has been closed and vehicular traffic suspended on...
  • North India battles extreme cold, Shimla, Srinagar snowed in 22-12-2013 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: North India is battling with extreme cold conditions with temperatures dropping to a new low everyday. In Jammu the temperature has dropped to 4 degree Celsius and in Srinagar, the temperature is minus 3 degree Celsius. Shimla and Srinagar too are witnessing the first snowfall of the season....
  • J&K: 1 CRPF personnel killed in terror attack in Srinagar 11-12-2013 04:42 PM

    Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was killed and another injured in a terror attack in Nowgam area of Srinagar. The CRPF personnel were attacked by a group of terrorists on Wednesday at around 3.30 PM injuring the Assistant Sub-Inspector and a constable of the 29 Battalion, a...