Kashmir Province

Fresh landslides disrupt traffic on Kashmir highway

Srinagar, Jan 20 (UNI) Fresh overnight landslides disrupted traffic on the national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country on Saturday morning while there is no possibility of reopening of Srinagar-Leh, historic Mughal road and Badipora-Gurez road before April due to accumulation of snow and slippery road conditions. There were fresh landslides

Soldier dies of cardiac arrest in Gulmarg

Baramulla, Jan 20 (UNI) A soldier of 8 Maratha died due to cardiac arrest in world famous ski resort of Gulmarg in this north Kashmir district, official sources said on Saturday. They said Havaldar D A Jabra of 8 Maratha fell unconscious after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest at Botapathri camp in Gulmarg yesterday,

Omar questions business class demand

Srinagar, Jan 20 (UNI) Questioning the Members of Parliament demand for upgradation of their seats to business class in flights that are vacant in the premium cabin, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said that the MPs already get a quota of Business Class seats in addition to Club Class tickets in a

Weather woes to continue as night chill intensifies

Srinagar, Jan 20 (UNI) Weather woes will continue as night chill intensified though the day temperature was above normal in the Kashmir valley, while a fresh Western Disturbance (WD) is likely to cause isolated rain in the region from January 22. Though there was minor improvement in the minimum temperature in Leh and Kargil but

Tourism deptt participates in International events for attracting foreigners

With a view to attracting the foreigners in large numbers and showcase the tourism potential of the state in the global market the Department of Tourism participates in International events. In this regard, the department has sponsored/participated in the following 06 international events of tourism promotion in the last two years. Officials say, “The Tourism

Focus on developing catchment areas while developing tourist spots: Mehbooba

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed the Tourism Department and allied agencies to focus on the development of catchment areas and people while developing facilities at various tourist spots. This, she said, would enable them to become equal partners and stakeholders in promoting tourism across the State. Chairing a joint meeting of Yousmarg, Wullar &

Cold wave continues in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu city and Leh town witnessed the coldest night of the season so far on Wednesday even as the minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained below freezing point. The weather office forecast that the present cold wave conditions will continue in Jammu and Kashmir till Friday. Jammu city recorded 6.4 while Leh recorded a

Night temperatures improve throughout Jammu and Kashmir

Night temperatures improved on Wednesday throughout Jammu and Kashmir due to partial cloud cover, the Met said. “The present dry weather is likely to continue till Saturday or Sunday,” an official of the MET department said. Night temperatures improve throughout Jammu and Kashmir Night temperatures improved on Wednesday throughout Jammu and Kashmir due to partial