Brari Nambal lagoon gasps for life, courtesy official apathy

Brari Nambal lagoon gasps for life, courtesy official apathy

Once known for crystal clear waters, BrariNambal lagoon of Dal Lake here is on the verge of extinction due to inordinate delay by the authorities to revive it to its pristine glory.  Situated at the entrance of Shahr-e-Khaas (downtown Srinagar) at...
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Valley experiencing scorching heat

Valley experiencing scorching heat

With the increase in the temperatures in Srinagar on the very first day of Ramadan, the weathermen here predicted light to moderate rain and thundershowers at some places.Srinagar recorded 32.6°C temperature on Monday while the night temperature was recorded ...
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Space for mere 100, Government allows 10,000 cabs to operate from City center

Space for mere 100, Government allows 10,000 cabs to operate from City center

Transport Dept issues permits, forgets regulation; RTA, RTO, Traffic Police sleep on chocked routes Notwithstanding the need to decongest City center of Lal Chowk and adjoining areas, the authorities have been furthering the mess by allowing tens of hundreds o...
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Amarnath Yatra begins

Amarnath Yatra begins

All arrangements in place: DC Ganderbal Annual Amarnath Yatra commenced Friday with first batch of pilgrims being flagged off from Jammu by Tourism Minister. Meanwhile government said all arrangements are in place for smooth conduct of Yatra. District Commis...
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Rains, hailstorm lash Kashmir, mercury dips

Rains, hailstorm lash Kashmir, mercury dips

Houses damaged, power supply snapped Rains and hailstorm swept different parts of Kashmir here today bringing relief from the heat wave that had engulfed Valley and at the same time damaged houses and severed electricity transmission lines in many areas. The....
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AmarnathYatra deferred via Pahalgam route

AmarnathYatra deferred via Pahalgam route

Track under heavy snow: SASB A high-level meeting Wednesday decided to defer the upcoming AmarnathYatra from the Pahalgam route in South Kashmir in view of heavy snow accumulation along the route. The annual pilgrimage is scheduled to commence from June...
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Delhi plotting to change Kashmir demography, warns Geelani

Delhi plotting to change Kashmir demography, warns Geelani

‘ModiGovt seeking 16,800 kanals from Omar Abdullah to set up 3 cities in Valley for non-locals’ The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, Sunday accused the Government of India of hatching a conspiracy to change demography of Kashmir...
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Vishav basin loses 1.6 acre forest per-day: KU study

Vishav basin loses 1.6 acre forest per-day: KU study

Agriculture, water bodies, wetlands under threat ‘Fatal consequences’ feared South Kashmir’s Vishav drainage basin has been losing dense forest cover and agricultural land at an alarming rate of 1.6 acre and 1.3 acre per day during the last two decades,....
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Energy deficit JK moves a step towards getting thermal power

Energy deficit JK moves a step towards getting thermal power

Cabinet approves SPV for dev of coal block in Odisha The Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today approved the formation of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for development of the coal block at Kudnali Laburi, (Talcher) in...
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After severe winter, potable water crisis grips Kashmir

After severe winter, potable water crisis grips Kashmir

Despite prolonged winter season and substantial surge in water table across, Kashmir is witnessing unusual crisis of potable water in summer which has commenced offlate.Reports of severe shortage from old city and uptown areas in Srinagar have triggered protes...
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