Fire broke out Saturday in a block of the bone and joint hospital here but was soon controlled, police said. All the patients were safe.
Police on Friday carried out a crackdown in the city`s commercial hub Lal Chowk and its adjoining areas following intelligence inputs that militants might try to sneak in.
The Kashmir valley was lashed by overnight rains and received fresh snowfall in the morning, bringing down the night as well as the day temperatures.
The commercial hub of Lal Chowk and adjoining areas on Friday observed a two-hour shutdown against the acid attack on a woman here earlier this week.
JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik and several leaders of the separatist outfit were detained during a protest rally led by him at Lal Chowk.
An attempt by police to remove roadside vendors sparked off street protests by the affected people in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk here on Thursday.
An attempt by police to remove roadside vendors sparked off street protests by the affected people in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk in J&K.
Militants on Tuesday carried out four
attacks targeting security personnel in as many hours in the
Kashmir Valley, injuring three CRPF jawans and a policeman.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said patriots are termed as "terrorists" in the country.
A day after curfew-like restrictions, life in Srinagar and other towns of Kashmir Valley bounced back to normal on Thursday.
BJP slammed Centre and J&K govt for foiling its plan to hoist Tricolor at Lal Chowk.
At least a dozen separatist
leaders, including JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik, were
arrested Wednesday as they tried to march towards Lal Chowk here
to hoist the party flag on Clock Tower.
BJP rubbished charges that it was playing politics over hoisting the national flag at Lal Chowk.
In the backdrop of the controversy over BJP`s planned hoisting of national flag in Srinagar`s Lal Chowk, CM Omar Abdullah called on Governor NN Vohra.
The Centre has bowed down to the pressure of separatist forces by denying permission to senior BJP leaders to hoist the national tricolour at Lal Chowk on Republic Day, senior party leader Sushil Kumar Modi said.
The historic Lal Chowk as Srinagar`s
commercial nerve centre bustles with activity, virtually
unaffected by the high drama surrounding the BJP`s proposed
hoisting of national flag on Wednesday.
The BJP Tuesday asserted that there was no change in its plan to hoist the tricolour at Lal Chowk.
BJP is determined to press ahead with its plan to hoist flag in Srinagar on Jan 26.
Two youths were detained near the Lal Chowk here as authorities have increased the vigil around the area to prevent BJP`s plan of flag hoisting.
Day in Pics: 2nd September
Showbiz World - September 2, 2014
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