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Cold wave sweeps Kashmir, Leh freezes at minus 15

Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Kashmir on Thursday as Leh town recorded the season's coldest night at minus 14.6 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.

Cold wave continues in J&K

Cold wave conditions continued in the Valley and the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

Cold wave tightens grip over North India with more snowfall, rains

Cold wave sweeping north India continued unabated on Monday as snowfall in higher reaches and rains in most parts led to chilly conditions even as heavy fog at some places affected rail, road and air services.

Leh coldest place in Jammu and Kashmir

Leh in frontier region of Ladakh was the coldest place in Jammu and Kashmir where the night temperature at most places, including summer capital Srinagar, dropped by one to four degrees.

North India shivers as rains lower temperature, Kargil coldest at minus 7.2 degrees Celsius
North India shivers as rains lower temperature, Kargil coldest at minus 7.2 degrees Celsius

Light to heavy rains lashed several parts of north India intensifying cold wave conditions in the region as snowfall in higher reaches brought down day temperature considreably in Delhi and neighbouring states.

Srinagar, Leh witness coldest night of the season: MeT

Srinagar and Leh witnessed the coldest night of the season so far as the cold wave tightened its grip further in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region with the minimum temperatures remaining several degrees below the freezing point.

Cold wave tightens grip over Kashmir division

 Cold wave tightened its grip over Kashmir division after a day's respite as the minimum temperature across the Valley dipped below the freezing point, with Leh, in Ladakh region, being the coldest place in the state at minus 9.9 degrees Celsius.

Cold wave further tightens its grip in J&K

 Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, and Leh, in Ladakh region, experienced the coldest nights of the season so far as the cold wave further tightened its grip in the state.

Srinagar has coldest night of season, Leh freezes

Srinagar: The night temperature continued its free fall below the freezing point in Srinagar Monday, reaching the lowest this season so far, while Leh slipped to a bone-chilling minus 12 degrees Celsius.

Battle for Kashmir: Who will win?

The five-phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir will begin on November 25 and conclude on December 20. The results will be out on December 23.

J&K elections: Polling booth set up for handful of voters in Leh

Leh Assembly constituency has set up a polling station at Gaik village which has only 12 registered voters.

Voters education camps for Army personnel in Leh

 In an initiative to encourage Army personnel to use postal ballots error-free, Leh administration has launched voters education camps to avoid large scale rejection of their votes in the forthcoming Assembly elections in the state.

Leh administration educates armymen to cast postal ballot

With polls in Jammu and Kashmir round the corner, district election commission officials have come out with a novel idea of educating Army men about how to cast vote with postal ballots in the forthcoming elections.

IAF chopper rescues woman, child after medical emergency

In a challenging rescue operation involving a medical emergency, an IAF helicopter successfully evacuated a mother and her new born baby from a remote and inhospitable region of Ladakh at a height of over 16,000 feet.

Chinese Army entered Indian waters at Pangong Lake
Chinese Army entered Indian waters at Pangong Lake

Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) recently made a two-pronged simultaneous incursion by sending its troops into Indian waters in the Pangong lake as well as five kms deep into Indian territory through the land route in the same area, according to reports.

Chumar standoff worsens, 50 more Chinese soldiers intrude into Ladakh
Chumar standoff worsens, 50 more Chinese soldiers intrude into Ladakh

The standoff in Chumar region in Ladakh worsened on Saturday after a second intrusion by Chinese army personnel in two days was reported at another point after they had withdrawn from the same area.

Leh's remote school where dreams are born through education

In April, Leh district's last village of Kanji in the western Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir received electricity for the first time. It was only last year that a tarred road was built to connect this remotest hamlet to the world. But a school has been operating here since 1960 - giving students wings to dream!

J&K floods: AI evacuates 700 stranded people from Valley

S700 people stranded due to devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir were today evacuated by Air India which operated eight flights to Srinagar and two to Leh.

J&K floods: Airlines mull seeking relief from govt for rescue work

Indian carriers participating in the evacuation of stranded people in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir may formally urge the government to exempt them from paying aeronautical charges and also seek lower fuel costs for these operations, airline sources said on Sunday.

Gradual improvement in telecom services in flood-hit Kashmir

Telecom services in flood-hit Kashmir Valley are slowly being restored with BSNL resuming connectivity to 7,000 landline phones and 14 mobile towers in Srinagar city.