Heavy rains likely across Kashmir Valley in next few days

Heavy rains likely across Kashmir Valley in next few days

Kashmir is likely to receive downpour over the next few days with the state weather department predicting heavy rainfall at isolated places in the region. A spell of rain is expected to begin tonight or tomorrow and will intensify across...
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Heavy militarization of Kashmir Valley risking Environment, Ecology

Policy Group, civil society ask Govt to adopt concrete measures to save environment Several members of Environment Policy Group (EPG) and civil society Monday asked the government to adopt concrete measures to save the environment from degradation. Holding pla...
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What happens to the plastic you throw away every day?

What happens to the plastic you throw away every day?

In the absence of proper segregation of waste inside homes, the danger from hazardous plastics falls on the trash collectors, most of whom are poorly paid. And, landfills are still non-scientific dump sites that pose grave threats to land and...
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Dal Lake gets dull as waste dumping goes on

Dal Lake gets dull as waste dumping goes on

“Perhaps in the whole world, there is no corner as pleasant as the Dal Lake,” said Sir Walter Lawrence in his book ‘Valley of Kashmir’. But today, the Dal Lake, which used to be the top attraction for tourists in...
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J&K to witness heavy rainfall from June-September: IMD

J&K to witness heavy rainfall from June-September: IMD

Jammu and Kashmir will get the highest overall rainfall during the June-September period and July will be the wettest month, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted, according to a media report. According to the IMD, the north-west India —.....
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Take up procurement of machinery for deweeding in Cabinet: HC to Govt

Take up procurement of machinery for deweeding in Cabinet: HC to Govt

The High Court has directed the government to re-submit the proposal for procurement of machinery for de-weeding Dal lake here to the state cabinet. “Memorandum of submission approved by the competent authority and already placed before the cabinet shall be....
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Tourism properties, resorts ‘No-polythene zones’: Director Tourism Mehmood Shah

Tourism properties, resorts ‘No-polythene zones’: Director Tourism Mehmood Shah

Use of polythene and disposable plastic at tourist destinations and properties in Jammu and Kashmir can now lead to cancellation of a violating operator’s license. A ban ordered by the government (No PLN/171/DTK/2660-69) directs tourism operators and stakeho...
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Rains lash Valley, Fresh snow in Gulmarg, higher reaches

Rains lash Valley, Fresh snow in Gulmarg, higher reaches

Gulmarg and other areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snow on Friday, while the plains in the valley, including the summer capital Srinagar, were lashed by rain. Fresh snow has been recorded in Gulmarg–the famous ski-resort in...
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Rain lashes valley for third day, snowfall in Sonamarg

Rain lashes valley for third day, snowfall in Sonamarg

Intermittent rainfall continued in the city here and in other districts of the Kashmir valley for the third consecutive day on Tuesday while Sonamarg resort received fresh snowfall. The downpour, which began on Sunday, has continued intermittently across the V...
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Rains lash Valley, MeT predicts more rains in next 3 days

Rains lash Valley, MeT predicts more rains in next 3 days

Rains lashed Kashmir Sunday bringing down the maximum temperature across the Valley with the MeT office forecasting the wet spell to continue over the few next days. Most parts of Kashmir, including summer capital Srinagar, received rains today, an official...
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