Dal Lake

Severe cold grips Jammu and Kashmir, Kargil at minus 23.6

Severe cold grips Jammu and Kashmir, Kargil at minus 23.6

Intense cold wave continued in the valley on Wednesday as Kargil in Ladakh region recorded bone-chilling night temperature at minus 23.6, lowest so far in Jammu and Kashmir this season.

Jan 10, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
Travel destinations for people who are differently-abled

Travel destinations for people who are differently-abled

Whether you use a wheelchair to improve your mobility or take a little extra time to get around, there are many exciting places that are friendly to the differently-abled.

Dec 03, 2017, 10:33 AM IST
J&K: Braid chopping suspect brutally thrashed, mob tries to set him ablaze, run tractor over him

J&K: Braid chopping suspect brutally thrashed, mob tries to set him ablaze, run tractor over him

A mentally-challenged man was mercilessly thrashed by a violent mob in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore on suspicion of being a braid chopper. 

Oct 20, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Adnan Sami enthralls crowd on banks of Dal Lake

Adnan Sami enthralls crowd on banks of Dal Lake

Singer Adnan Sami on Saturday dished out a medley of his hit songs to a mesmerised audience on the shores of the Dal Lake in Srinagar.

Oct 07, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Adnan Sami to perform free concert in Srinagar

Adnan Sami to perform free concert in Srinagar

Pakistani-origin Bollywood singer Adnan Sami, who is half Kashmiri, is set to perform a musical gala on the banks of the Dal Lake here on Sunday

Oct 07, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim rescued from Dal Lake after accident

'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim rescued from Dal Lake after accident

Zaira Wasim, a Kashmiri actor who was seen in Aamir Khan's blockbuster movie "Dangal", was miraculously rescued by locals here after her car fell into the Dal Lake on Thursday.

Jun 10, 2017, 13:18 PM IST

Major fire breaks out in J&K, 20 huts gutted near Dal Lake; 11 fire tenders rushed

Around 20 tenements belonging to fishermen near the Dal Lake here were gutted in a major blaze on Wednesday.

Apr 05, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

Illegal constructions around Dal Lake: Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq warns of strict action

Moderate Hurriyat Conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday warned those indulging in illegal constructions in and around Dal Lake here under the garb of ongoing unrest to stop their activities immediately.

Aug 02, 2016, 21:44 PM IST
''Record-breaking'' Iftar party hosted in Srinagar

''Record-breaking'' Iftar party hosted in Srinagar

"It is community get together. Holy month of Ramzan is known for the festivals. So we are trying to send across a message of brotherhood by hosting Kashmir`s largest Iftar", said Ahmer Khan, Organizer of the function.

Jul 01, 2016, 12:24 PM IST

Modi govt plans to integrate Amarnath Yatra with tour packages

 Adequate central paramilitary forces have been provided to Jammu and Kashmir to ensure fool-proof security during the Amarnath Yatra beginning July 2.

Jun 17, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

Agitating NIT students meet Rajnath Singh, discuss about ongoing stir on campus

 A group of NIT, Srinagar students on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed about the ongoing stir on the campus following clashes between local and outstation students.

Apr 13, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

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.

Sep 12, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

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.

Sep 05, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

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.

Aug 13, 2015, 17:35 PM IST

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.

May 30, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

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.

May 30, 2015, 15:10 PM IST

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.

May 18, 2015, 16:10 PM IST

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.

May 06, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

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.

Apr 29, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

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".

Apr 06, 2015, 13:55 PM IST