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World's Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge opens in Switzerland

World’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge opens in Switzerland

The longest bridge in the world has opened in Switzerland. Visitors will see stunning views of the Bernese Alps and the Matterhorn Mountain. The bridge stretches across a valley Zermatt and Grachen. Bridge is located at its highest point at 86 m above ground.This suspension bridge is 494 m long that drastically reduces the earlier circuitous walk of

Burhan Wani death anniversary: Security beefed up as Valley on high alert

A day ahead of former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani’s death anniversary, authorities have beefed up security in the Valley to prevent terrorists and separatists from observing the day. According to reports, terror outfits have plied to observe the day. Hurriyat leaders and Hizbul supreme commander Syed Salahuddin have called for a complete shutdown tomorrow

Woman falls off cliff during selfie, dies

Woman falls off cliff Kati Ghati Chanderi clicking selfie dies. Bhopal, July 2 (IANS) A woman died after falling off a cliff while clicking selfies in the scenic Kati Ghati in Chanderi town in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Sunday.Police officer Ashok Singh Tomar told IANS over telephone that Sushma Jain, 35, slipped and fell

Snowfall brings Kashmir Valley standstill

Snowfall brings Kashmir Valley to standstill

Srinagar:  Moderate to heavy snowfall brought Kashmir Valley to a standstill as land and air links with the outside world as well as inter-district road connectivity remain suspended on Saturday. All flights to Srinagar international airport were cancelled on Friday in addition to road and rail links between the valley and the rest of the

Mobile internet services restored in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: After remaining suspended for over four months, the mobile internet services were restored in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday. Mobile internet services were restored on all postpaid mobile phones from Saturday midnight. Authorities said that the service would be restored on prepaid connections after the situation is reviewed in light of its impact on

Situation in Kashmir Valley peaceful

Srinagar: Life remained affected in KashmirValley for the 110th consecutive day today due to the strike called by separatists, even as the summer capital continued to witness movement of private transport in some parts. Over the past week, many people have started defying the separatist-sponsored strike as they are slowly picking up the threads of

Kashmir Valley peaceful; more vehicles hitting roads

Srinagar: Increased movement of traffic onmain roads of Kashmir and the city’s civil lines hinted at return of normalcy even as the other facets of life in the valley remained suspended for the 104th consecutive day as separatists extended the shutdown till October 27. The separatist-sponsored strike in Kashmir completed 104 days today but there

Hizbul Mujahideen asks Kashmiri Pandits to return to Valley

Srinagar: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen has asked migrant Kashmiri Pandits, who were forced to flee the Valley in early 1990 after the eruption of militancy, to return to their homes, assuring protection to them, and also said it was planning to raise a group of Sikh youths. “We request Kashmiri Pandits to return to their

Life limping back to normal in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Unrest-hit Kashmir Valley is gradually limping back to normalcy with significant increase in the number of people coming out in the summer capital to resume their day-to-day activities. There has been an increased movement of private and public transport, except buses, in uptown Srinagar, including in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk, after the

Farhan Akhtar to perform at Enchanted Valley Carnival

Mumbai: Actor Farhan Akhtar will beperforming at the fourth edition of the upcoming ‘Enchanted Valley Carnival’ (EVC) this December. India’s largest multi genre music and camping festival ‘Enchanted Valley Carnival’ will have Farhan perform with his band ‘Farhan Live’. The two-day festival offers a mix of music, adventure and entertainment to fans. “I am excited to

Shutdown, restrictions for 63rd day in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Authorities imposed curfew-like restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley to prevent post Friday prayer protests as normal life remains affected for the 63rd consecutive day, officials said. According to officials, there was no curfew anywhere in the valley but restrictions curbing all pedestrian and traffic movement except that of essential services were

Kashmir Valley shut for 62nd consecutive day

Srinagar: Authorities made heavy deployment of security forces in Srinagar and other areas of the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as life remained paralysed for the 62nd consecutive day, officials said. A senior police officer said deployment of security forces in sufficient strength have been made in old city and uptown areas of Srinagar and other

Youth killed in fresh clashes in Valley, toll climbs to 73

Srinagar: A youth was killed today in fresh clashes between protestors and security forces in Anantnag district, taking the death toll in the ongoing unrest in Kashmir to 73 even as normal life remained disrupted for the 60th consecutive day. Naseer Ahmad Mir was killed in the security forces’ action to chase away a large

Youth killed in fresh clashes in Valley, toll climbs to 73

Srinagar: A youth was killed today in fresh clashes between protestors and security forces in Anantnag district, taking the death toll in the ongoing unrest in Kashmir to 73 even as normal life remained disrupted for the 60th consecutive day. Naseer Ahmad Mir was killed in the security forces’ action to chase away a large number

Kashmir Valley remains shut for 58th day

Srinagar: Authorities made heavy security deployment in Srinagar and other places of the Kashmir Valley Monday to maintain law and order. “Deployments were made in sufficient strength to maintain law and order in the Valley. There will be no curfew anywhere today (Monday),” a senior police official said. Over 200 civilians and security personnel were

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One killed in clashes in Pulwama, Curfew continues in Valley

Srinagar: A lecturer was killed and 18others were injured in clashes between security forces and protesters who were opposing a search operation in Khrew area of Pulwama district in Kashmir where curfew and restrictions remained in force for the 41st day today. Shabir Ahmad Monga, a contractual lecturer, died when he and several others were

Curfew remains in force in some areas of Valley

Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in Srinagar district, Anantnag town and Magam area of Budgam district as a precautionary measure even as normal life was paralysed for the 40th consecutive day today in Kashmir where 63 persons have been killed in the ongoing unrest. “Curfew has been imposed in Magam area of Budgam district where

Bajwa demands minority status for Valley Sikhs

Congress member of the Rajya Sabha from Punjab and former state party president Partap Singh Bajwa on Wednesday demanded minority status for Sikhs and special status for Punjabi language in Jammu and Kashmir. He was participating in a special discussion on Kashmir in the Rajya Sabha. He reminded the House that the Sikhs did not

Curfew, restrictions remain in force in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Curfew in some parts and restrictions in rest of Kashmir remained in force for the 32nd day today even as the situation across the Valley showed signs of improvement with the army assisting the police and paramilitary personnel in keeping troublemakers at bay. “Curfew is in force in police station areas of Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari,

Breaking: Chinab valley observes bandh over Kashmir unrest

Jammu: A partial to complete bandh was witnessed in three districts of Kishtwar, Doda and Ramban in Chenab Valley today to express solidarity with protesters killed in clashes with security forces in Kashmir Valley. The bandh was observed in Kishtwar and Doda including Bhaderwah, Banihal and Thathri towns, police officials said. Protests were also held last