‘Chillai Kalan’ Harshest winter period is here

‘Chillai Kalan’ Harshest winter period is here

There has been a respite in the cold wave in the Valley as the temperature has witnessed an increase. The temperature increased by as much as six degrees at some places due to rain. “The rise in temperature was due...
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HC asks PDA to consult experts for hotel renovations

HC asks PDA to consult experts for hotel renovations

The J&K High Court has directed the Pahalgam Development Authority to appoint and consult a technical expert for supervising the repair and renovation of any structure or hotels in and around the Pahalgam tourist resort in south Kashmir. These directions.....
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Shrine board to take legal recourse against NGT decision on Amarnath

Shrine board to take legal recourse against NGT decision on Amarnath

Governor calls for emergency meeting on January 9 to discuss further action Days after the National Green Tribunal imposed certain restrictions with regard to the conduct of the Amarnath pilgrimage in the south Kashmir Himalayas, the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board...
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Kargil, Pahalgam experience coldest night of season

Kargil, Pahalgam experience coldest night of season

Cold wave tightened its grip over Kashmir as the night temperature decreased by several degrees at most places owing to dry weather, even as the weather office predicted a further drop in the minimum temperature. The night temperature dropped at...
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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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