At -1.5, Srinagar records season’s lowest temperature

At -1.5, Srinagar records season’s lowest temperature

Srinagar city has witnessed the lowest maximum temperature of the season so far, while the ski resort of Gulmarg was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday at minus 9.8 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature in Srinagar on Wednesday...
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National Green Tribunal clarifies, Amarnath not being declared a silent zone

National Green Tribunal clarifies, Amarnath not being declared a silent zone

NGT clarified that it had only said that any devotee or any individual should maintain silence while standing in front of the “Amarnath Ji Maha Shivling”. Responding to reports which suggested that Amarnath will be made a silent zone, the...
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Govt flouts norms approves road construction in interiors Dal Lake

Govt flouts norms approves road construction in interiors Dal Lake

Despite Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti’s directions over restoring the pristine glory of world famous Dal Lake, the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) in a recent case has failed to stop the construction of link road into the Dal interiors,...
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Snow, Rain end Valley’s long dry spell

Snow, Rain end Valley’s long dry spell

A four-month-long dry spell came to an end today as snowfall and rain lashed the Kashmir valley. Though all major highways were blocked, the precipitation revived hopes of the tourism industry of increase in footfall. The region’s tourism industry, which...
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Have mantris taken kickbacks in the name of Muftis for allowing this illegal construction?

Have mantris taken kickbacks in the name of Muftis for allowing this illegal construction?

In brazen violation of High Court directives and Master Plan for Srinagar, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party led Govt has allowed construction of a mega commercial building on the virgin banks of river Jhelum near busy Abdullah Bridge in Srinagar....
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Saving Wular Lake is must for survival of Kashmir: Forest Minister Lal Singh

Saving Wular Lake is must for survival of Kashmir: Forest Minister Lal Singh

Forest Minister Lal Singh is alarmed by the environmental degradation and shrinking of the Wular lake in north Kashmir and believes that saving Asia’s largest fresh water lake is must for the survival of Kashmir. Lal Singh has visited the...
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Dwindling Wular Lake hits livelihood of fishermen

Dwindling Wular Lake hits livelihood of fishermen

Kolhama, a peninsular hamlet with a population of over 2,400 people and 350 households of fishermen, is dependent on the Wular lake for its produce of fish, water chestnut and nadroo (lotus stem). Abdul Rashid, sarpanch of the village, says...
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Wullar !!!! Water Level drops, lake’s future in jeopardy

Wullar !!!! Water Level drops, lake’s future in jeopardy

Wular, Asia’s largest fresh water lake, has been witnessing degradation due to decline in water level, fish, water chestnuts and ‘nadroo’ (lotus stem). It is endangering its life and adversely affecting the economy of over 3.52 lakh people. The 130-sq...
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Authorities construct road, allow camping site in restricted area at Pahalgam

Authorities construct road, allow camping site in restricted area at Pahalgam

The Authorities have allowed the construction in the restricted area at Pahalgam for which the trees have been cut and a road is being built at Aru Valley. A camping site is now being raised next to the river Lidder...
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Srinagar, Jammu witness season’s coldest night

Srinagar, Jammu witness season’s coldest night

Continuing its free fall on Thursday, the minimum temperature dropped to minus 2.3 degrees in Srinagar and 7.9 in Jammu, the lowest recorded at both places this season. While Leh was the coldest town in Jammu and Kashmir at minus...
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