Rains lash plains, snowfall in upper reaches of Kashmir

The higher reaches of Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall on Saturday while plains were lashed by rains leading to a drop of eight degrees Celsius in the day temperature here.

Cloudburst near Amarnath base camp leaves three dead

Cloudburst near Amarnath base camp leaves three dead

Three persons were killed and 19 others injured after a cloudburst struck near the base camp of Amarnath yatra along the shorter 16-km Baltal route to the cave shrine in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, officials said on Saturday.

Girl killed in Kashmir cloudburst

A 15-year-old girl was killed when cloudburst struck on the Srinagar-Leh road in Sonamarg area of Kashmir today.

Heavy snowfall shuts Jammu-Srinagar highway

Moderate snowfall continued in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday but the weather office forecast an improvement in atmosphere from Wednesday afternoon.

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after snowfall, landslides

Fresh snowfall and landslides Monday forced closure of the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway.

Kashmir mountains receive snowfall

Light to moderate snowfall began Saturday morning in higher reaches of the Valley as the weather office said rain or light snowfall would occur in summer capital till Sunday.

Fresh snowing in higher hills in Kashmir Valley

High altitude areas of Kashmir Valley, including the famous ski resort of Gulmarg, on Wednesday experienced fresh snowfall which ended over a month-long dry spell.

First homicide in Bengal chit fund scam

Apart from suicides which followed the chit fund scandal in West Bengal, a director of such a company was found murdered by suspected depositors at Chunchura in Hooghly district.

Nine civilians rescued from avalanche-hit areas

Nine civilians trapped in avalanche-hit Sonamarg area of Kashmir for three days were rescued on Friday by local authorities assisted by Army.

Hangul conservation centre coming up at Sonamarg

In an effort to save Hangul, the
Kashmir Stag, a Hangul Conservation Breeding Centre is coming
up at picturesque Dard-e-Wuder in Sonamarg.