Snowfall, rains end over month-long dry spell in Jammu and Kashmir

Snowfall, rains end over month-long dry spell in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu city had last witnessed light rains on November 15 after over two months of dry spell.

Dec 11, 2017, 14:17 PM 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: Security forces fire on mob after 'braid chopping incident', 4 hurt

Four persons were injured today when security forces fired on a mob in Pahalgam area of Jammu and Kashmir following an alleged braid chopping incident, police said.

Oct 18, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Amarnath yatra crosses 2016 mark; 2.40 lakh pay obeisance

This year, the yatra will conclude on Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan) on August 7.

Jul 24, 2017, 19:36 PM IST

Amarnath pilgrim dies, death toll in ongoing yatra climbs to 48

A 60-year-old pilgrim from Madhya Pradesh died on his way back from the Amarnath shrine, taking the death toll in the ongoing annual yatra to 48, officials said on Wednesday.

Jul 19, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

2,224 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Escorted by the CRPF and police, the batch comprising of 1,522 males, 467 females, and 235 sadhus and sadhvis left in a convoy of 85 vehicles for Baltal and Pahalgam base-camps this morning, officials said.


Jul 18, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Over 2,600 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Over two lakh pilgrims have so far performed the yatra in the last 18 days.

Jul 17, 2017, 08:35 AM IST

Shutdown in Pahalgam market over Amarnath terror attack

The yatra, which passes through the Pahalgam market along the traditional route to the cave shrine, was, however, going on smoothly.

Jul 12, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Emergency meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet underway

"The Cabinet meeting chaired by the chief minister has started to discuss the situation after last night's attack in Anantnag," an official said.


Jul 11, 2017, 16:12 PM IST
Amarnath yatra resumes from Pahalgam and Baltal routes

Amarnath yatra resumes from Pahalgam and Baltal routes

The annual pilgrimage to the 3880-metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath resumed on Friday from Pahalgam and Baltal routes after weather improved.

Jun 30, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

Over 500 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath

More than 500 pilgrims on Thursday paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath while the second batch of 2,481 pilgrims left from Jammu for the twin base- camps of the yatra, amid tight security.

Jun 29, 2017, 18:26 PM IST
Militants planning to target Amarnath yatra: Intel reports

Militants planning to target Amarnath yatra: Intel reports

Replying to questions on security, the Special DG said, "All security arrangements have been made in view of the threat perception."

Jun 27, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Amarnath Yatra: Security arrangements on war footing, assures J&K Police

With the Amarnath Yatra set to begin from June 29, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that they have put all the necessary security arrangements in place so that the pilgrims have a hassle free and secure journey.

Jun 27, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Working hard to make Amarnath yatra safe and convenient: J&K Governor

The Indian Army has deployed total five battalions in the valley in view of the Amarnarth Yatra. 

Jun 15, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

Host of medical facilities along Amarnath yatra route

The base camp hospitals would be equipped with hyperbaric oxygen chambers, portable oxygen concentrators, automated CPR machines, defibrillators and cardiac monitors among others.

Jun 09, 2017, 22:37 PM IST

Cordon and search operation in Kashmir's Pahalgam

Security forces on Thursday launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in south Kashmir's Pahalgam  an area which is a base camp for the annual Amarnath Yatra commencing later this month.

Jun 08, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Light snowfall in Srinagar

Fresh snowfall occurred in Srinagar and some other parts of the Kashmir Valley on Friday, the Met department said.

Mar 10, 2017, 10:48 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir to witness snow and rains

Jammu and Kashmir will experience erratic weather conditions beginning from Tuesday evening with snow and rains expected to occur during this period, the Met department announced.

Mar 07, 2017, 10:59 AM IST

Rain, light snow to lash Jammu and Kashmir

A three-day long spell of rain and snow was forecast for Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as an overcast night sky caused night temperatures to rise.

Feb 28, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

Minimum temperatures increase across Kashmir, Ladakh

Overnight rains at many places and fresh light snowfall in Gulmarg led to an increase in the minimum temperatures across the Valley and Ladakh region, with the mercury settling above the freezing point at most places.

Feb 16, 2017, 13:11 PM IST