Kashmir to host 1st international half marathon on Sunday

The stage is set for the first ever international half marathon in Kashmir with more than 15,000 athletes, including 15 foreigners, registering for the event scheduled to be held on Sunday.

J&K HC appoints two commissioners to check construction around Dal Lake

Irked over the failure of lake authority - LADWA - to halt encroachments in Dal Lake, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has appointed two Vigilance Commissioners for reporting any violation of the ban imposed on construction activities around the famous water body.

Kashmiri children paint their reality on the banks of Dal Lake

 "I don't paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality"-- spoke famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.

At Sheikh's mausoleum, NC pitches for internal autonomy in Kashmir

The opposition National Conference (NC) on Saturday vowed to fight for the restoration of "internal autonomy" in Jammu and Kashmir and demanded the "strengthening" of Article 370 of the Constitution that accords special status to the state.

Scores of students miss CET as protesters block road in Srinagar

Scores of youngsters proceeding to appear in the common entrance test (CET) for professional colleges were unable to reach their examination centres on Saturday as insensitive protesters, including elderly people and women, did not heed their pleading to let them pass through roadblocks set up along the Dal Lake here.

Locals protest hold protest around Dal Lake

 A massive traffic jam was today witnessed around famous Dal Lake here as locals staged a sit-in to protest against alleged failure of the government to address their problems, including the issue of frequent flooding of the area by rain water.

No construction within 200 metres of Dal lake

Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) has warned the people against carrying out any kind of construction within 200 metres of Dal Lake.

When a day's rain causes panic in Srinagar

When a day's rain is enough to inundate markets, choke drains and flood streets in a city of 1.3 million people, something must be seriously wrong somewhere. Srinagar city, especially its uptown business and residential areas, were devastated by the floods that hit Jammu and Kashmir in September 2014.

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed hopes bumper tourist season this year

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday expressed hope that the Valley would see a bumper tourist season this year and the number of visitors would be "unprecedented".

Intense cold in Kashmir Valley as Mercury dips further

The problems of residents of Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, compounded as mercury continued its downward spiral with minimum temperatures dropping by about two degrees at most places.

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir; Dal Lake, other water bodies freeze

Major parts of the Dal Lake and other water bodies were today frozen after the minimum temperature recorded in Srinagar was minus 4.2 degree while there was no respite from chilly weather conditions in Leh and Kargil in Ladakh region.

Dal Lake, water bodies freeze in J&K

 Famous Dal Lake and other water bodies froze partially as Srinagar city, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, witnessed the coldest night of this winter with mercury plunging to minus 5.6 degrees Celsius.

Under 'Chillai-Kalan', Kashmir reels under sub zero temperature

Kashmir Valley reeled under sub zero temperature as mercury in the summer capital was recorded at minus 3.9 degrees Celsius and in cold desert of Ladakh it remained under the 10 degrees mark freezing most water bodies and fringes of famous Dal lake.

J&K polls: Exclusive report from Srinagar

As Jammu and Kashmir gears up for five-phase Assembly election on November 25, we bring to you an exclusive report from Srinagar.

J&K floods: Zee Media exclusive report from Dal Lake

Watch Zee Media reporter Amit Prakash reports from Dal Lak.

J&K floods: As skies open up, distressed turn to shrine for shelter

A house of worship is for the faithful often a doorway into the spiritual world, but when a land is caught in the devastation of terrible floods, a religious shrine can sometimes be all that stands between death and physical preservation, as was proved by the Zeashta Devi temple here.

SC directs J&K govt to restore Dal Lake

The Supreme Court has directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to concentrate on efforts to restore the pristine beauty of the world-famous Dal Lake.

Parts of Dal Lake freeze, Srinagar experiences coldest night

Parts of the famous Dal Lake and other water bodies froze here as the cold wave continued in Kashmir Valley where Srinagar city witnessed the coldest night of the season at minus 3.7 degrees Celsius.

J&K to expedite rehabilitation of people living in Dal lake

The Jammu and Kashmir government will expedite the rehabilitation of Dal Lake inhabitants as part of its conservation programme for the endangered water body.

Water sports conclave to promote sports activities in Kashmir

A three-day Winter Sports conclave has begun in Kashmir with the objective of promoting water sports in the Kashmir Valley.