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Fresh snowfall brings old winter memories back

Fresh snowfall brings old winter memories back

Weather to improve from Saturday morning: Sonum Lotus 

Srinagar: Even as the rains continued to lash the plains, the higher reaches of the Valley received fresh snowfall on Friday, leaving scores of main roads as well as highways closed for the vehicular movement. The fresh spell of rains and snow also brought the winter memories back as people struggled to keep themselves warm. […]

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Chenab Valley gets fresh bout of snowfall, rains  

Chenab Valley gets fresh bout of snowfall, rains  

Bhadarwah: Incessant rainfall, hailstorm and unseasonal fresh snowfall in the hills of Chenab Valley triggered extreme cold wave conditions. After repeated spells of rain coupled with strong winds and hailstorm since last one week at several places, most of the high altitude areas of Chenab Valley experienced unseasonal fresh snowfall today, officials said. The snowfall […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Windstorm wreaks havoc in Anantnag, rains create panic in Kupwara areas 

Windstorm wreaks havoc in Anantnag, rains create panic in Kupwara areas 

Srinagar inundated, SMC in deep slumber 

Anantnag/Kupwara/Srinagar: Amid heavy rains and fresh snowfall in the Valley, the strong windstorms wreaked havoc in many parts of South and Central Kashmir on Friday afternoon. Several trees were uprooted while a residential house of Mushtaq Ahmed and a shop belonging to Sikander Malik got damaged in the windstorm in Shangus area of Anantnag district. […]

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Be alert, CM tells admin

Be alert, CM tells admin

Srinagar: In view of the heavy downpour in plains and snowfall in higher reaches of the State, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has directed the Divisional Administration of Kashmir to be in a state of preparedness and reach out to people to minimise the level of disruption caused to people due to bad weather conditions. The […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Three including a scholar take up arms in South Kashmir   

Three including a scholar take up arms in South Kashmir   

Pulwama: A day after Aqib Nazir, son of Nazir Ahmad Chopan, an engineering student belonging to Padder Pora village of Shopian district joined the militant ranks, three more youth including a scholar from South Kashmir’s Anantnag district have released their photographs carrying guns. Though police has not confirmed their joining the militant ranks but officials […]

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Army to go all out to de-radicalize Kashmiri youth

Army to go all out to de-radicalize Kashmiri youth

New Delhi: Top Army commanders have favoured a collective approach in bringing the radicalised youth in Jammu and Kashmir into the mainstream and focus on minimising collateral damage in anti-militant operations in the state. The commanders, at a six-day conference which began on March 16, also delved into a host of key issues including the […]

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NIA finally files charge sheet against Shahid Yusuf   

NIA finally files charge sheet against Shahid Yusuf   

New Delhi: The NIA on Friday filed a charge sheet against Syed Shahid Yusuf, son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, in a 2011 terror funding case. District judge Poonam Bamba posted the matter for considering the charge sheet on May 4. The 42-year-old Yusuf, who was posted as an agricultural assistant in central Kashmir’s […]

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Re-open all rape cases for reinvestigation: Mirwaiz  

Re-open all rape cases for reinvestigation: Mirwaiz  

Srinagar: Demanding exemplary punishment to the guilty involved in the gruesome rape and murder of minor girl of Kathua, Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said all the rape cases that took place in Kashmir since the past three decades should be reopened and reinvestigated including the mass rape of Kunan-Poshpora. […]

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First of its kind; Opposition parties seek impeachment of CJI

First of its kind; Opposition parties seek impeachment of CJI

New Delhi: In an unprecedented step, Congress and six other opposition parties Friday moved a notice for the impeachment of Chief Justice of India Deepak Misra, accusing him of five counts of “misbehaviour” and “misusing” authority. The opposition parties met Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and handed over a notice for […]

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Govt for awarding death sentence for child sex abuse   

Govt for awarding death sentence for child sex abuse   

New Delhi: Government is actively considering amending the penal law to introduce death penalty to those convicted of sexually abusing children up to 12 years of age, the Supreme Court was informed Friday. The assertion of the Centre assumes significance following the public outcry for award of death penalty to such sexual offenders, including the […]

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