Kashmir undergoing severe water crisis, deteriorating condition of water bodies serious concern: Experts

Kashmir undergoing severe water crisis, deteriorating condition of water bodies serious concern: Experts

Stressing for water conservation, authorities and experts on Thursday said Kashmir was undergoing severe water crisis. During winter, an unprecedented water crisis unfolded in Kashmir as a lengthy dry spell led to a record low water level in the Jhelum....
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Shift houseboats to Dole Demb area, HC directs lake authority

Shift houseboats to Dole Demb area, HC directs lake authority

HC asks HUDD to release amount sanctioned for project Asking the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) to expedite the process of the shifting of the Dal Lake houseboats from their current location to the Dole Demb area of the...
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Rain, Snow expected across Kashmir Valley, Avalanche warning for high-altitude areas

Rain, Snow expected across Kashmir Valley, Avalanche warning for high-altitude areas

Third wet spell of the winter is expected across Kashmir tonight and it is likely to bring heavy rain and snowfall in the region during the next two days, the meteorological department said. Downpour is expected to begin across the...
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Under Police Cordon, 5 Walnut trees cut down for Police Officer

Under Police Cordon, 5 Walnut trees cut down for Police Officer

Tehsildar of Imam Sahib area says a ‘notorious’ Sub-Inspector supervised the illegal felling Shopian: Because the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) needed the wood for his house, five huge walnut trees were cut down in Woyen village of Shopian on...
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Snow & Rain likely in J&K from Friday

Snow & Rain likely in J&K from Friday

Minimum temperatures improved appreciably in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday as the Met forecast rain and snow across the state beginning Friday. “A Western disturbance is approaching the state. It is likely to become active on Friday and Saturday. Rain...
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MeT predicts Rain, Snow in Kashmir from Tuesday

MeT predicts Rain, Snow in Kashmir from Tuesday

A fresh spell of rain or snow was likely to be witnessed as the western disturbance (WD) will affect the region from February 20, Meteorological Department predicted on Sunday. “A fresh western disturbance is likely to affect Western Himalayan region...
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Finally, Snowfall may end dry spell across J&K

Finally, Snowfall may end dry spell across J&K

After the 40-day harshest period of winter, ‘Chilai Kalan’, passed off without any snow, the weather department has finally forecast precipitation in the Valley. “Heavy rain or snow is likely over Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on February 11,”...
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Hope for snowy winter fades as dry spell to continue

Hope for snowy winter fades as dry spell to continue

PHE Dept asked to prepare drought action plan This year, bright sunny days remained the defining feature in the Kashmir valley during the past month as the temperatures remained quite high and caused a premature departure of the region’s harshest...
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Due to lack of snowfall in Kashmir, water crisis threaten to leave Agriculture, Tourism sectors high and dry

Due to lack of snowfall in Kashmir, water crisis threaten to leave Agriculture, Tourism sectors high and dry

It is around 4.30 in the evening and many people including a few elders from a village in South Kashmir can be seen sitting at the front of a shop. One among the elders is gazing at a barren mountain...
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Keep check on growth of water lilies in Dal Lake: High Court

Keep check on growth of water lilies in Dal Lake: High Court

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) to remain alert about the re-emergence of lily pads in the Dal Lake and take immediate steps in February and March to curtail their reappearance....
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