• Srinagar-Leh National Highway reopened by BRO after about 2 months

    News | Feb 28, 2021, 07:11 PM IST

    Strategic Srinagar-Leh highway opened by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) after over 58 days. The highway was closed due to the thick layer of snow. Snow clearance of Zojila Pass was a big challenge owing to snow accumulation of 30-40 feet, threats of avalanches and inclement weather conditions.

  • J&K: Suspicious object found at railway crossing in Srinagar

    News | Feb 22, 2021, 12:02 PM IST

    On February 19, two policemen were killed in a terrorist attack in Srinagar's Baghat area of Barzulla. In another encounter on the same day, three terror associates were also killed in the Budgam area of the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir

  • Two Cops Die In Terrorist Attack In Kashmir’s Bhagat Barzulla

    News | Feb 20, 2021, 07:20 AM IST

    The terrorists shot the two policemen from close range, a police official said. Security forces have launched an operation to track down the assailants.

  • Caught on camera: Terrorists kill 2 policemen in Srinagar

    News | Feb 19, 2021, 05:06 PM IST

    Two policemen were killed in an attack by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Friday. The attack took place in Baghat area on high security airport road. The two policemen were shot from a close range, a police official said. Security forces have launched a manhunt to track down the assailants. The Resistance Front (TRF), shadow outfit of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has claimed the responsibility for the attack which was caught on CCTV.

  • Wreath laid to JandK cop killed in Budgam encounter

    News | Feb 19, 2021, 02:47 PM IST

    Wreath laying ceremony of JandK Police Special Police Officer (SPO) Mohammad Altaf, who lost his life in Budgam encounter on February 19, was held in Srinagar today. SPO Mohammad Altaf lost his life while SgCt Manzoor Ahmad got injured in the ongoing operation.

  • Terrorists attacked a police party in Barzulla area of district Srinagar, 2 jawans killed

    News | Feb 19, 2021, 02:18 PM IST

    Two policemen were killed in an attack by terrorists outside a police station in Baghat Barzulla area of Srinagar district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The terrorists shot the two policemen from close range, a police official said. Security forces have launched an operation to track down the assailants.

  • Terrorists open fire on police party in Srinagar, 2 jawans killed

    News | Feb 19, 2021, 02:00 PM IST

    Two policemen were killed in an attack by terrorists outside a police station in Baghat Barzulla area of Srinagar district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The terrorists shot the two policemen from close range, a police official said. Security forces have launched an operation to track down the assailants.

  • 2 policemen Martyred ongoing encounter in Baghat Barzulla of Srinagar district in Kashmir

    News | Feb 19, 2021, 01:39 PM IST

    Three terrorists of Laskhar-e- Taiba (LeT) were neutralized in a gunfight between the security forces and militants in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. 2 policeman also lost his life and another wounded in an encounter. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered, a police official said adding search operation is underway.

  • Terrorists open fire near hotel hosting foreign envoys in Srinagar, one injured

    News | Feb 17, 2021, 09:12 PM IST

    A person was injured critically when suspected terrorists opened fire at a dhaba in Srinagar's Sonwar area on Wednesday evening. The injured person has been shifted to a local hospital. Terror organisation Muslim Janbaaz Force has claimed the responsibility for the attack. However, security agencies are yet to confirm the same.

  • Shital Nath Temple reopens in Srinagar after over 3 decades

    News | Feb 17, 2021, 10:40 AM IST

    Shital Nath Temple in Srinagar reopened after 31 years. The temple reopened on February 16, on the occasion of Basant Panchami. A large number of priests assembled at the temple and offered special prayers. Large number of people is expected to visit the temple in coming months.

  • CRPF jawan injured after terrorists attack forces in Srinagar

    News | Feb 06, 2021, 10:17 PM IST

    Terrorists attacked the security forces in Chanpora area of Srinagar on February 06. One CRPF jawan was injured in firing by unidentified terrorists. Heavy forces are deployed at the firing site. More details are awaited.

  • Srinagar freezes at -8.8 C, breaks record of 30-years

    News | Jan 31, 2021, 06:41 PM IST

    Srinagar residents woke up to a chilly morning with -8.8 degree Celsius on January 31. Heavy snowfall in the city plummeted the temperature.

  • Snowfall affects life in Kashmir Valley

    News | Jan 18, 2021, 04:18 PM IST

    Heavy snowfall in Kashmir has affected life, As most surfaces are covered with snow and water reserves at higher elevations are frozen.

  • Terrorists' recruitment in 2020 was in control, compared to 2018: Chinar Corps GOC

    News | Jan 17, 2021, 01:51 PM IST

    Speaking to ANI in Srinagar on January 17, GOC of Chinar Corps, Lieutenant General BS Raju said, "Terrorists' recruitment in 2020 was fairly in control, especially when compared to 2018.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination drive begins in Srinagar

    News | Jan 16, 2021, 12:37 PM IST

    Jammu and Kashmir: The Covid-19 vaccination drive begins at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) in Srinagar. "I am happy. I volunteered to get the first jab to encourage others so that others can also benefit from the vaccine," said a volunteer.

  • Dal Lake partially freezes, Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years

    News | Jan 15, 2021, 08:06 PM IST

    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.

  • Winter clothing items in great demand amid freezing Srinagar weather

    News | Jan 15, 2021, 10:23 AM IST

    Continuous snowfall and rains in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir have escalated the demand of warm clothes. Srinagar's Dal Lake also froze on Thursday as the city recorded coldest night since 1991. With severe cold wave throwing the normal life out of gear, people in the valley are keeping hosiery shopkeepers busy by getting new jackets, sweaters, caps and other winter clothes. Bashir Ahmad, a shopkeeper in the city said winter items like caps, mufflers and gloves are in great demand because these are essentials in the winters.

  • SDRF keeping an eye at frozen Dal Lake to avoid any mishap

    News | Jan 14, 2021, 07:45 PM IST

    SDRF teams have been deployed at Srinagar's famous Dal Lake after temperature dropped to minus. Rescue teams are on spot to avoid any mishap. "We have urged people not to enter the lake as it is frozen due to low temperature.

  • Dal Lake partially freezes, Srinagar records coldest night at minus 8.4 degree Celsius

    News | Jan 14, 2021, 04:44 PM IST

    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.

  • Temperature drops further in North India, Srinagar records coldest winter at -8.4° Celsius in 25 years

    News | Jan 14, 2021, 11:15 AM IST

    Parts of Delhi-NCR reeled under a severe cold wave and witnessed dense fog on Thursday morning. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature dropped to 2 degrees Celsius. Also, visibility levels dropped to 100 metres at Palam and 201 metres at Safdarjung due to dense fog.