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11 killed in Kashmir avalanches

Srinagar, Jan. 14 -- Four army soldiers, a BSF constable and six civilians were killed in multiple avalanches across Kashmir. An army party was hit by an avalanche in the Machhil sector close to the ... Read More


Smugglers make hay as exploitation of medicinal plants goes unchecked

Srinagar, Jan. 14 -- Three hours into the arduous trek, Salim, 45-year-old forager hailing from indigenous Gujjar community of Sonamarg, lets out a shriek of joy, as he spots a cluster of medicinal pl... Read More


Broadband internet services to be restored soon!

Srinagar, Jan. 14 -- Decks have been cleared for the restoration of broadband internet services in Kashmir. J&K administration is likely to restore broadband internet in a phased manner soon. Sources... Read More


SMC polls:Qadri defeats BJP's Arif Raja to become Dy Mayor

Srinagar, Jan. 14 -- BJP suffered a major setback after independent corporator Parvez Ahmad Qadri defeated its candidate by nine votes to become the deputy mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC... Read More


Arrested DySP Singh to be treated as militant: IGP Kumar

Srinagar, Jan. 12 -- Jammu and Kashmir police has decided to treat Deputy Superintendent of Police (DYSP) Davinder Singh as a "militant" after he was arrested along with two Hizbul Mujahedeen commande... Read More


Three Hizb militants killed in Tral gunfight: Police

Tral, Jan. 12 -- Three Hizb militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Tral area of south Kashmir on Sunday. Acting on a credible input, a cordon and search operation was launched ... Read More


Overgrazing pose major challenge to forest ecosystem

Srinagar, Jan. 12 -- Unmanaged overgrazing is posing a major challenge to the forest eco-system in Jammu and Kashmir. Forests are integral to the sustainability of primary sectors of agriculture, hor... Read More


ISFR-2019:J&K records 4th highest increase in forest cover

Jammu, Jan. 11 -- On December 30th, 2019, the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar released the biennial "India State of Forest Report (ISFR)", in New Delhi and... Read More


Premature menopause reaches alarming proportion in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan. 11 -- Aliya (name changed), 30, hailing from Srinagar city was married in January last year. Three months back, she stopped getting her periods. Excited that she may have conceived, Ali... Read More


Highway blockade hits supply position:Fuel pumps run dry in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan. 11 -- Kashmir is facing acute shortage of petrol as hundreds of oil tankers are stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway for several days. "Highway is closed for last several da... Read More