Fayaz Wani

Sonam Lotus: Weatherman of all seasons for Kashmiris 

His predictions help the people plan marriages, schedule road trips, fix air travel dates and even regulate traffic on highways.

3 hours ago

Kathua rape and murder: Victim's family drop Deepika Singh Rajawat as lawyer

Deepika, however, claimed the family had taken the step under the influence of some other lawyers.

16 Nov 2018

Three soldiers, porter killed in Pakistan sniper fire in four days

Lance Naik Antony Sebastian was killed and Havaldar Mary Mathu injured in Pakistan army sniper fire at LoC in Sonawali Gali along Krishna Ghati (KG) sector in Poonch district on Monday.

14 Nov 2018

A week after tiff with Srinagar Mayor, Dabang IGP removed from post

It was the second tiff off between the two on social media.

13 Nov 2018

This year's snowfall in November to break 34-year-old record in Jammu and Kashmir

The Valley experienced season's first snowfall on November 4-5. The heavy snowfall disconnected Kashmir's surface link with outside country for two days and air link for a day.

12 Nov 2018

BJP’s Kashmir plan: Help from Sajjad, Ansaris, more disgruntled leaders to form government

Amid realignment of political forces, the emergence of a Third Front with the BJP’s support as an alternative to two major regional parties in Jammu and Kashmir  seems possible.

11 Nov 2018

Srinagar diary

After the season’s first snowfall led to drop in temperature in Kashmir, the demand for Kangri (an earthen hot pot woven around with wicker filled with hot embers) has gone up.

11 Nov 2018

Jammu and Kashmir declares snowfall natural calamity, enhances compensation to farmers

The season's first snowfall on November 3 and 4 had caused extensive damage to the agriculture and horticulture crops and produce in the Valley.

11 Nov 2018

Army man killed in firing by Pakistani troops in Kashmir's Rajouri

An army official said Pakistani troops breached the border ceasefire in Sunderbani sector along the LoC in Rajouri at around 11.10 am today.

11 Nov 2018

IGP Basant Rath not ready to concede turf to newly elected Srinagar Mayor; ends up in Twitter war

The summer capital Srinagar has been witnessing frequent traffic jams, causing grave inconvenience to commuters and travellers.

09 Nov 2018

JeM militant killed, cop injured in encounter in Kashmir's Tral

A police official said the CRPF, Army and J&K police in a joint operation laid siege around Dar Ganiegund Village in Tral after receiving information about the presence of some terrorists there.

09 Nov 2018

Militant violence in Kashmir intensifies in September, October

Police statistics say October was the bloodiest month in the last ten months with 52 casualties.

08 Nov 2018

Hizbul Mujahideen militant, civilian killed in gunfight in Shopian

As the security men were conducting searches, they came under heavy fire from militants hiding in a residential area.

05 Nov 2018

First snowfall in November in nine years pushes Kashmir to darkness, damages apple orchards

The entire Valley was pushed to darkness, as trees with thick foliage fell down on electrical lines damaging most of the 33KV lines.

05 Nov 2018

Fear factor: Security pickets back to haunt Srinagar

One such security picket is near Jehangir Chowk, one of the busiest squares in Srinagar close to the Civil Secretariat, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court and the office of the Divisional Commissioner,

04 Nov 2018