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Fresh batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra from Jammu

With only six days left for the conclusion of this year's Amarnath Yatra, a fresh batch of 121 pilgrims today left for the twin base camps of Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Landslides force closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway

The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only surface link between Kashmir and rest of the country, was on Wednesday closed for vehicular traffic due to landslides triggered by rains in Ramban district.

1,282 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra from Jammu

A fresh batch of 1,282 pilgrims on Thursday left for twin base camps of Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

1,000 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra from Jammu

A fresh batch of 1,000 pilgrimson Wednesday left for the twin base camps of Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Pahalgam route

The annual Amarnath Yatra resumed on Monday from south Kashmir`s Pahalgam route for the first time since violence started in the Valley on July 9.

Kashmir violence: Amarnath Yatra to remain suspended today

Kashmir violence: Amarnath Yatra to remain suspended today

The annual Amarnath Yatra started on July 2 this year and so far around 1,45,000 pilgrims have had `Darshan` inside the Cave Shrine situated 3,888 metres above the sea level.

Over 71,000 perform Amarnath Yatra in 5 days

The 48-day long Amarnath Yatra will conclude on August 17 coinciding with Shravan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan festivals.

40,000 pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in three days: Officials

The Cave Shrine houses an ice stalagmite structure that wanes and waxes with the phases of the moon.

Rajnath Singh to visit Jammu and Kashmir today; review security of state, Amarnath Yatra

Rajnath Singh to visit Jammu and Kashmir today; review security of state, Amarnath Yatra

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will, Friday, begin his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review the security scenario in the state as well as arrangements for Amarnath Yatra.

First batch of pilgrims leaves Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

This year`s Amarnath Yatra​ would end on August 18 coinciding with Shravan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan festivals.

Mehbooba Mufti to contest by-polls from PDP bastion

Mehbooba Mufti to contest by-polls from PDP bastion

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday filed her nomination papers for Anantnag assembly constituency by-elections in south Kashmir, which had fallen vacant after the death of her father and then Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed.

Weather to remain wet in Jammu and Kashmir for three days

Light to moderate rainfall is expected in Jammu and Kashmir over the next three days, the Meteorological Office said on Friday.

Fresh snowfall in parts of Kashmir, Srinagar freezes at 1.3 degrees Celsius

 Many areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir, including the tourist resorts of Gulmarg and Pahalgam, received fresh snowfall while the plains of the Valley experienced rains.

Cold conditions intensify in Kashmir

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 1.7 degrees Celsius, down by nearly two notches from previous night's zero degrees Celsius.

Cold wave in Kashmir Valley, foggy weather in Jammu

Night temperature remained several notches below the freezing point throughout the Kashmir Valley on Friday as a foggy weather caused inconvenience to people in Jammu city.

Dense fog, intense cold affects life in Kashmir

Dense fog, intense cold affects life in Kashmir

A thick fog enveloping most parts of the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday and minimum overnight temperatures several notches below freezing point due to the clear overnight sky affected normal life in Jammu and Kashmir.

Snowfall, rain in Valley; Gulmarg coldest place in Jammu and Kashmir

Snowfall swept the higher reaches of Kashmir while rain lashed the plains of the Valley for the second straight day on Tuesday even as the weatherman predicted another spell of wet weather over 48 hours beginning Friday.

Cold wave continues in Kashmir, rain and snow likely

Night temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region remained several notches below the freezing point on Saturday as the Met department said rain and snowfall was likely in Jammu and Kashmir on January 4 and 5.

Cold wave tightens grip in Kashmir Valley

Cold wave tightened its grip across Kashmir Valley as the minimum temperature dropped at most places with Leh being the coldest recorded area at minus 11. 8 degrees Celsius.

Kashmir gets respite from cold conditions as minimum tempearture rises

There was a huge respite in cold conditions in some places in Kashmir with the minimum temperature in Srinagar settling above the freezing point for the first time in the last 10 days.