J&K avalanche

Living near mountains? This is what you should do when an avalanche hits

Living near mountains? This is what you should do when an avalanche hits

Understanding avalanches is important if you live near mountains or in avalanche-prone areas like Jammu and Kashmir.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Multiple avalanches hit army post in J&K's Batalik Sector, three soldiers missing

Multiple avalanches hit army post in J&K's Batalik Sector, three soldiers missing

Snowfall triggers multiple avalanches burrying Army Post in Batalik Sector, 2 soldiers out of 5 rescued; rescue ops for 3 in progress

Apr 06, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
Record snowfall cuts off Kashmir Valley, avalanche warning issued

Record snowfall cuts off Kashmir Valley, avalanche warning issued

Record snowfall at various places in the Kashmir Valley continued to cut it off from the outside world for the fourth consecutive day even as the Met office forecast improvement on Friday.

Jan 27, 2017, 12:36 PM IST
High danger avalanche warning for some areas in J&K, Himachal

High danger avalanche warning for some areas in J&K, Himachal

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued the warning that would be valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 pm on Thursday.

Jan 26, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

Probe ordered into foreign tourist`s death in J&K avalanche

Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday night ordered a magisterial probe into the cause of death of a Swiss national who was killed in an avalanche while skiing at Gulmarg resort.

Jan 25, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

J&K avalanche: Armyman cremated with honours

Army jawan Amit Sharma died
in the devastating avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir on January 23.

Feb 25, 2012, 22:03 PM IST

Kashmir to blast stream`s way blocked by avalanche

The state government on Saturday decided to seek the Army`s help to survey and subsequently blast through a Kashmir stream blocked by an avalanche that resulted in a glacial lake.

Feb 18, 2012, 13:08 PM IST

Body of Capt Puntambekar killed in J&K avalanche brought home

The body of Captain Prateek
Puntambekar, who lost his life along with 16 other armymen
following an avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir, was brought here
on Thursday.

Feb 11, 2010, 18:19 PM IST