SRINAGAR BARAMULLA STRETCH
Ex-J&K minister’s son held for duping bank to buy homes abroad
Hilal Ahmed Rather, the son of three-time National Conference MLA Abdul Rahim Rather, was picked up from Jammu after an investigation into allegations that he used his father's influence as finance minister in the Omar Abdullah government in 2012 to get multiple loans sanctioned in the name of business ventures.
Buses start plying in Srinagar, train services to resume
Train services in the valley were suspended on the morning of 5 August – hours befor...
Rail services resume in Kashmir Valley, people throng Sunday flea market in Srinagar
Railway services were resumed in Kashmir valley after th...
Train services resume fully in Kashmir Valley: Railways
"Railways has restored train services to benefit thousands of local commuters to travel by train over the entire area between Baramulla and Banihal (138 Km). The decision to re-start the train services in Kashmir Valley was taken after due security audits and assurance by Government Railway Police, Jammu and Kashmir." Train services were suspended on August 3.
LeT militant, SPO killed in Baramulla encounter
The encounter, which began on Tuesday, has ended with the killing of a militant and a special police officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, a police official said.
Rail service in Kashmir resume, mini buses on roads in valley
A railway official told PTI that a train chugged between Baramulla and Srinagar this morning. The train service in the valley was suspended due to security reasons on the morning of 5 August – hours before the Centre announced its decision to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution and to bifurcate the erstwhile state into two Union territories.
J&K administration holds 44 public meetings in three weeks
Village ward members, sarpanches refuse to attend meetings citing threat to life.
Srinagar-Banihal NH stretch to double up as landing strip for fighter jets
The project—the first in Jammu & Kashmir—is among the 13 emergency landing strips planned by the government on highways across the country. The Srinagar-Banihal highway landing strip will be 3.5-km long and can be constructed in eight months at a cost of nearly Rs 119 crore, the persons cited earlier said.
Jammu and Kashmir police takes arrest-release route to ‘counsel potential troublemakers’
Officials estimate that areas under most police stations have 10-14 potential troublemakers.
2 women officers play key roles in Srinagar
Barely four days before Jammu & Kashmir was turned into a Union territory, Syed Sehrish Asgar was appointed director of information in Srinagar. For the last eight days, crisis management has defined her job in Srinagar.
Udhampur & Srinagar are polls apart
The turnout in Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency – which comprises three districts of Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal – may be even lower than in Baramulla.
Ministry of Home Affairs dismisses news reports of protests in Kashmir
Government has imposed Section 144 CrPC in Kashmir which does not permit a gathering of more than 4 persons.
Nearly 8000 voters opted for none of the above (NOTA) button in Baramulla
The NOTA secured more votes than four of the nine candidates who were in the fray in the Baramulla constituency.
2 militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K
Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in Warpora area of Sopore in Baramulla, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there on Saturday morning.
Communication blockade is breaking down Kashmir's crafts economy: Here's a ground report
The continued communication blockade in Kashmir has left the state’s artisans in the lurch during the lucrative festival season. The revenue losses for craftspeople across Kashmir this festival season could add up to Rs 300 crore, assesses an expert on the sector connected with the Craft Development Institute in Srinagar, requesting anonymity.
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