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Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley funds World Heritage Sites restoration, extends visa on arrival facility
Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley funds World Heritage Sites restoration, extends visa on arrival facility

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley has said that the facilities at India’s 25 Cultural World Heritage Sites are still deficient and require restoration.

Minimum temperatures drops across Valley; rain, snow likely

With a clear overnight sky, minimum temperatures dropped across most places in Kashmir even as the weather department on Friday predicted rain and snow in some parts of the Valley from Saturday, owing to a likely effect of Western Disturbance here.

Dry weather breaks rainy spell as minimum temperature rises in Kashmir

Srinagar and most other parts of Kashmir witnessed dry weather after five days of intermittent rains and snowfall, with the minimum temperature across the division, including Ladakh region, appreciating, even as the MeT Department predicted a fresh western disturbance early next week.

Relief from intense cold in Kashmir

There was some relief from intense cold for the residents of Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir on Sunday as the minimum temperatures rose to stay above the freezing point - a day before there are chances of widespread rainfall and snow.

Slight respite from cold wave in Jammu and Kashmir

The residents in Leh town of the frontier Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir experienced huge relief from the intense cold wave as the minimum temperatures rose by ten degrees there even as the mercury continued to hover around the freezing point elsewhere in the division.

Cold wave continues in Kashmir, Kargil coldest at minus 17 degrees C

There was no major relief from cold wave in Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, as the minimum temperatures continued to remain below the freezing point, even as the MeT Department here predicted widespread rains or snow over the next week.

Kargil coldest at minus 17; dry weather in J&K in coming days

Kargil in frontier region of Ladakh continued to be the coldest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir even though the minimum temperature there appreciated by over a degree on Wednesday with the MeT Department predicting dry weather in the state in the coming days.

Minimum temperature drops, dry weather in J&K in coming days

The minimum temperature dropped in most places in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region, except Srinagar, while dry weather has been forecast for Jammu and Kashmir for the next few days.

Jammu and Kashmir: Slight respite from cold wave

Residents of Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, experienced slight respite from the intense cold wave as the minimum temperature appreciated, with the MeT department predicting isolated to scattered rains or snow on Saturday night.

Cold wave persists in Kashmir, Kargil freezes at minus 21 C

The minimum temperature at most places in Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, dropped as cold wave tightened its grip with the mercury in Kargil plunging 21 degrees below the freezing point to register the coldest night of the season.

NDMA team to inspect Phutkal river blockade in J&K

A team of National Disaster Management Authority will reach Ladakh to formulate an action plan to respond to landslides and clear blockage of river Phuktal in Zanskar sub-division of Kargil.

Rains lash Kashmir Valley; weather to remain dry in coming days

Rains lashed Kashmir Valley on Wednesday after three days of intermittent snowfall even as the minimum temperatures went down at all places except the summer capital Srinagar with the MeT department predicting mainly dry weather in the coming days.

Tejas starts after overnight soak in extreme cold

In another landmark for indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, the aircraft was successfully started thrice after an overnight soak in the extreme cold of Ladakh, where the temperature dropped to minus 15 degrees Celsius.

Mercury dips across Valley; Leh coldest at minus 16.4 deg C

The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir experienced the coldest night of this winter as the minimum temperature in the Valley and Ladakh region slipped further below the freezing point.

Airlifting of people stranded in Ladakh begins

Airlifting of people stranded in Jammu and Kashmir`s Ladakh region, due to the landslide blockade of a river, began Sunday, the state government said.

Intense cold abates in J&K

The residents of Ladakh region experienced relief from intense cold conditions as the mercury rose by around seven degrees there, even as the MeT department said a fresh western disturbance would affect Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

Cold intensifies in Valley; Kargil shivers at minus 17 deg C

Kargil, in the frontier Ladakh region, was the coldest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir as the minimum temperature there plummeted by nearly six degrees to minus 17 degrees Celsius even as the cold wave tightened its grip in the state.

Rain adds to winter woes in north India, Shimla sees coldest night

Winter tightened its grip across north India on Friday as rains continued in several areas of the region and snowfall took place in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh, where Shimla recorded the season's coldest night at minus 2 degrees Celsius.

Cold wave intensifies in Valley, Leh coldest

The minimum temperature at most places in Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, went down by several degrees as cold wave returned to Valley after a slight respite, due to snowfall and rain.

Rise in temperature brings respite to cloud-covered Kashmir Valley

With minimum temperature increasing by several degrees at most places in Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, there was some respite from cold here even as dark clouds engulfed the Valley with MeT department predicting rains or snow over the next three days.