J&K avalanche

7 cops die in Kulgam avalanche incident, heavy snowfall claims two more lives in Anantang

Bodies of seven policemen were on Friday extricated from a police post hit by an avalanche near Jawahar Tunnel in Kulgam district last evening, even as heavy snowfall in Kashmir claimed two more lives in Anantnag.

Feb 08, 2019, 19:36 PM IST

J&K avalanche: 3 cops rescued from police post buried under snow

At least three policemen have been rescued from the avalanche that buried a police post trapping 10 cops in Kulgam district near the Jawahar Tunnel on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 08, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

Living near mountains? This is what you should do when an avalanche hits

Understanding avalanches is important if you live near mountains or in avalanche-prone areas like Jammu and Kashmir.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:34 PM IST

Multiple avalanches hit army post in J&K's Batalik Sector, three soldiers missing

Snowfall triggers multiple avalanches burrying Army Post in Batalik Sector, 2 soldiers out of 5 rescued; rescue ops for 3 in progress

Apr 06, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

Record snowfall cuts off Kashmir Valley, avalanche warning issued

Record snowfall at various places in the Kashmir Valley continued to cut it off from the outside world for the fourth consecutive day even as the Met office forecast improvement on Friday.

Jan 27, 2017, 12:36 PM IST

High danger avalanche warning for some areas in J&K, Himachal

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued the warning that would be valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 pm on Thursday.

Jan 26, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

Probe ordered into foreign tourist`s death in J&K avalanche

Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday night ordered a magisterial probe into the cause of death of a Swiss national who was killed in an avalanche while skiing at Gulmarg resort.

Jan 25, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

J&K avalanche: Armyman cremated with honours

Army jawan Amit Sharma died
in the devastating avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir on January 23.

Feb 25, 2012, 22:03 PM IST

Kashmir to blast stream`s way blocked by avalanche

The state government on Saturday decided to seek the Army`s help to survey and subsequently blast through a Kashmir stream blocked by an avalanche that resulted in a glacial lake.

Feb 18, 2012, 13:08 PM IST

Body of Capt Puntambekar killed in J&K avalanche brought home

The body of Captain Prateek
Puntambekar, who lost his life along with 16 other armymen
following an avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir, was brought here
on Thursday.

Feb 11, 2010, 18:19 PM IST