Srinagar Masjid

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Srinagar's Masjid Witness No Prayer On Third Friday Amid Israel-Hamas War

Srinagar's Jamia Masjid is yet to allow Friday prayers. The historic mosque barred namaz for the third consecutive Friday on October 27 as fear of protests and subsequent violence over Israel's military action in Gaza persisted. This is third Friday in a row, when nobody offered prayer at Masjid. Security personnel maintained a vigil in the Nowhatta area of Srinagar even as the mosque doors remained locked.

Fri, 27 Oct 2023 - 05:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Masjid, Srinagar, Jama Masjid, Israel-Hamas War, Offer Prayer

Courtesy: ABP News


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J&K Govt Waives Off Electricity Bills, Bringing Relief To Households

As a relief to the consumers, the government of Jammu and Kashmir announced an amnesty scheme for domestic electricity consumers. According to the scheme, the bills which are not paid, will be waived off, including the penalty. The waiver also applies for commercial houses, institutions, factories and business unit. This has come despite the J&K government running in a revenue deficit.

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 01:19 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: J&K, electricity bill, Waiver, Srinagar, business

Courtesy: ANI

Jammu-Srinagar Highway

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Jammu-Srinagar Highway Blocked Due To Shooting Stones: J&K

In Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, the Jammu-Srinagar a highway (NH-44) has been blocked for vehicular traffic due to shooting stones, on September 5. Reportedly, the highway is crucial for essential transports, as it connects the union territory to the rest of the country. Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light or moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls or thunderstorms and lightning over J&K… read-more

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 02:52 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: J&K, Srinagar, Jammu-Srinagar Highway, NH-44, Shooting Stone

Courtesy: ANI

Rape representation image

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Youth Arrested For Raping A Minor In Srinagar, Investigation Underway

A person has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl here, police said on September 2. The accused was absconding after committing the crime four days ago and identified Aijaz Ahmad was arrested for raping a minor girl in Srinagar. The police confirmed the same through a Twitter post. Furthermore, a case has been registered under the IPC sections and POCSO Act and an investigation is underway.

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 07:57 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Srinagar, rape, POCSO Act, arrested, Police

Grenade Blast

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Terrorists Hurl Grenade In J&K’s Srinagar; Civilians Injured

In a grenade blast in J&K’s Srinagar, several civilians have been injured on August 22. Reportedly, the incident occurred at Nishat area when the bomb was hurled, causing a low intensity blast. Reportedly, the injured are being treated, and a search to nab the accused are underway. Meanwhile, IEDs weighing 10-12 kgs have been recovered from Pulwama district, evading a major blast.

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 11:03 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: J&K, Pulwama, Srinagar, IED, Grenade Blast

Courtesy: ANI

Jammu-Srinagar Highway Closed

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Jammu-Srinagar Highway Remains Blocked Due To Shooting Stones

In J&K's Ramban, the Jammu-Srinagar highway continues to remain blocked since July 20, due to shooting stones. Following incessant rains, which led to shooting stones, the 270 km highway has been blocked. After announcing about the road blockage, Deputy Commissioner of Ramban Massrat ul Islam said that "it is raining heavily in Ramban". Meanwhile, NHAI has dispatched officials to help clear the stretch.

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 04:40 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Shooting stones, Ramban, J&K, Srinagar, road block

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Transgender Community

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Transgender Welfare Board To Soon Be Constituted At J&K

A transgender welfare board will soon be constituted in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The body will aim at protecting the rights and interests of the transgender community. An official stated that the board will consists of 13 members, and will be headed by Chief Secretary. Notably, as per the 2011 census, the total transgender population stands at 4,137.

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 07:03 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: transgender community, LGBTQ, Transgender Welfare Board, J&K, Srinagar

Courtesy: ANI

Srinagar Attack

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Srinagar Attack: CCTV Footages Inspected To Identify Attackers

In J&K's Srinagar, investigation is underway for the attack of three-member patrol in Lalbazar, on July 13. The attack which took place near a school, killed an officer and left two others injured. Reportedly, the investigators are using the CCTV footages to identify the accused. Furthermore, Former CMs Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were among those who condemned the attack.

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 11:08 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Srinagar, J&K, Srinagar Attack, terrorist, Lalbazar

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Amarnath Yatra Cloudburst

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Cloudburst Incident In Amarnath Yatra Leaves 15 Dead & 65 Injured; Foot Yatra Suspended Temporarily

Near the holy shrine of Amarnath, at least 15 people died in the cloudburst incident, on July 8, reported Indian Army. Following the incident, foot yatra has temporarily been suspended. Meanwhile, over 65 persons have been injured in the cloudburst. Indian Army's Mi-17 choppers were deployed from Srinagar to Amarnath cave site, to join the rescue operations.

Sat, 09 Jul 2022 - 09:44 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Amarnath Yatra, Holy Shrine, Srinagar, cloud burst, J&K

Courtesy: ANI

Srinagar Markets

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Srinagar Market Observes Shut-Down Amid Prophet Mohammad Remark

The protests in view of the BJP leader's Prophet Mohammad remark continued in Srinagar, as the region observed a shutdown on June 17. The business establishments, shops, and other markets were shutdown in Sringar, against the remark.  However, buses and public transport were running smooth without any disturbance. Furthermore, security forces deployed on alert, to avoid any further unfortunate incidents in the Valley for maintenance of law… read-more

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 03:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: protest, Markets, Srinagar, Police, prophet mohammad