Srinagar, Jammu, Leh airports closed for civilian air traffic

New delhi :Srinagar, Jammu and Leh airports were Wednesday closed for civilian air traffic shortly after an IAF jet crashed in Budgam district and amid escalation of cross-Line of Control shelling between armies of India and Pakistan. “The civilian air traffic has been suspended temporarily in view of the emergency,” an official of the Airport […]

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Srinagar : Home minister among pallbearers as force pays tributes to slain CRPF jawans

New Delhi : With the bugler playing the ‘last post’, Home Minister Rajnath Singh turned a pallbearer Friday as the bodies of 40 paramilitary personnel killed in an audacious terror strike in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district were sent on their last journey home. Singh, accompanied by a high-level team comprising officials from the CRPF, NIA […]

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Again heavy snowfall in most parts of Kashmir, Srinagar-Jammu highway closed

New Delhi: Most parts of Kashmir, including the plains, received fresh snowfall Friday which led to closure of the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all-weather road-link connecting the valley with the rest of the country. The MeT Office has forecast intermittent light precipitation for the next 24 hours. Kashmir, including plains of the valley, received […]

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Amarnath Yatra death toll rises to 6 as 3 pilgrims die

Srinagar: Three pilgrims, including two from Andhra Pradesh, died today en route to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas due to various causes, taking the death toll in this year’s Yatra to six. Thota Radhnam, a 75-year-old woman from Fiwalayam in Andhra Pradesh, died of suspected cardiac arrest in a community […]

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