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  • Indian Army rescues girl from drowning in J-K's Chenab River

    News | Jan 20, 2021, 06:24 PM IST

    Indian Army saved a girl from drowning in Jammu and Kashmir's Chenab River. The incident took place in Akhnoor district of J-K. Explaining the incident, the girl said that she was clicking pictures at the Chenab River when her foot slipped. Thanking the Army, she said, "I had gone to visit the Chenab River, and while taking pictures my foot slipped and I tripped inside the river. Army saved me and I am thankful to them. May god bless them with long age because I was able to successfully reach home alive." Victim's family also thanked the Army for safely rescuing their daughter. "I am thankful to the Army that they saved my daughter and took her to the hospital. I am thankful to god and the Army personnel," said victim's father.

  • Kashmiri girl's bakery start-up gains instant popularity in Valley

    News | Jan 20, 2021, 06:17 PM IST

    A young Kashmiri girl has become an inspiration for many after her start-up became an instant hit. Priyasha Gaur was fond of baking but it was during lockdown that she thought to explore her area of interest. With support from family, she started her own start-up of online bakery. The unique selling proposition of her start-up is 'natural products.' Started with ice-creams and cakes, Priyasha is venturing into variety of products. On entrepreneurship, Priyasha said, "I feel that it is very important to keep yourself independent. Jobs and all are fine, but along with that you should explore your passion because entrepreneurship is a journey, if you start once and if you are passionate, it will take you to different height."

  • Jammu & Kashmir LG makes appeal in favour of COVID vaccines

    News | Jan 20, 2021, 05:57 PM IST

    Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha on January 20 appealed to beneficiaries to get themselves vaccinated by COVID-19 vaccines, amid apprehensions of their efficacy. "There is a need to spread awareness about the vaccine...Both the COVID-19 vaccines were given emergency use approval only after scientists were convinced of their safety. I appeal to all beneficiaries to get themselves vaccinated," said LG Manoj Sinha. COVID-19 vaccination drive was roll out on January 16 across the country.

  • Winter Carnival at Pahalgam witnesses rush of tourists

    News | Jan 19, 2021, 09:21 PM IST

    The martial art activity is part of the 4-day Winter Sports activity being organized by MTC in collaboration with the Directorate of Tourism Kashmir.

  • Snowfall affects life in Kashmir Valley

    News | Jan 18, 2021, 04:18 PM IST

    Heavy snowfall in Kashmir has affected life, As most surfaces are covered with snow and water reserves at higher elevations are frozen.

  • Dal Lake partially freezes, Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years

    News | Jan 15, 2021, 08:06 PM IST

    A major portion of Kashmir's famous Dal Lake and several other water bodies froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the valley continued.

  • Watch: Kashmir's famous Dal Lake froze on Thursday

    News | Jan 15, 2021, 11:03 AM IST

    Kashmir's famous Dal Lake froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the valley continued unabated with Srinagar recording the coldest night in at least three decades. The city recorded a low of minus 8.4 degrees celsius, which was the coldest temperature in the region in the city in 30 years, an official of the Meteorological department said. Back in 1995, Srinagar had recorded minus 8.3 degrees celsius. In 1991, the temperature fell to minus 11.3 degrees celsius. The lowest temperature ever recorded in Srinagar was minus 14.4 degrees celsius in 1893.

  • Winter clothing items in great demand amid freezing Srinagar weather

    News | Jan 15, 2021, 10:23 AM IST

    Continuous snowfall and rains in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir have escalated the demand of warm clothes. Srinagar's Dal Lake also froze on Thursday as the city recorded coldest night since 1991. With severe cold wave throwing the normal life out of gear, people in the valley are keeping hosiery shopkeepers busy by getting new jackets, sweaters, caps and other winter clothes. Bashir Ahmad, a shopkeeper in the city said winter items like caps, mufflers and gloves are in great demand because these are essentials in the winters.

  • Breaking stereotypes, 21-year-old female auto driver takes to road in J-K

    News | Jan 14, 2021, 09:01 PM IST

    Banjeet Kaur, a 21-year-old from Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir, is breaking stereotypes by driving an auto-rickshaw to help her father earn a living.

  • Dal Lake partially freezes, Srinagar records coldest night at minus 8.4 degree Celsius

    News | Jan 14, 2021, 04:44 PM IST

    A major portion of Kashmir's famous Dal Lake and several other water bodies froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the valley continued with Srinagar recording the coldest night in 30 years.

  • Dry vegetables 'Hokh Syun' in demand amid freezing winter in Kashmir

    News | Jan 11, 2021, 05:46 PM IST

    The Kashmir Valley is freezing under cold weather and in such harsh winter, dry vegetables 'Hokh Syun' are on great demand.

  • Watch: Indian Army's bomb disposal squad neutralizes IED in JK's Poonch

    News | Jan 10, 2021, 07:14 PM IST

    The bomb disposal squad of the Indian Army on January 10 destroyed an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) like object in a controlled explosion in Mendhar area of Poonch district.

  • Kashmir receives fresh snowfall

    News | Jan 10, 2021, 10:13 AM IST

    There was no let-up in cold weather conditions in north India with fresh snowfall in parts of Kashmir affecting flight operations.

  • Roads closed, fuel rationed as snow shuts Kashmir Valley

    News | Jan 09, 2021, 10:54 PM IST

    Widespread snowfall over the last three days has cut off the Kashmir Valley and led to blocked roads and power outages and, for the first time in decades, rationing of fuel.

  • Pompore youth achieves new heights, bags Global Readers Choice Award

    News | Jan 08, 2021, 07:18 PM IST

    The youths of Jammu and Kashmir are touching new heights and making the Union Territory proud. A youth from Pampore has achieved the success in the field of literature.

  • Heavy snowfall disrupts life in Kashmir

    News | Jan 08, 2021, 04:43 PM IST

    The parts of western Himalayan region, which includes the states and territories of Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand have been witnessing intense snowfall.

  • Heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir

    News | Jan 08, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

    Heavy snowfall for the past four days has thrown life out of gear across the Kashmir region. The Srinagar-Jammu highway continues to remain blocked and flights at Srinagar airport have been cancelled.

  • Heavy snowfall in Himachal, Uttarakhand and Kashmir, several tourists stranded

    News | Jan 07, 2021, 07:10 PM IST

    Uttrakhand, Manali, and Kashmir witnessed a heavy snowfall session at the beginning of the year, tourists got stranded because of a massive traffic jam.

  • Transport union protests in Jammu over economic package

    News | Jan 06, 2021, 06:46 PM IST

    The transport union in Jammu held a protest and did Chakka Jam in Jammu over economic package from the government and other various demands.

  • Snow storm alert in 9 districts of J&K: Watch ground report

    News | Jan 06, 2021, 11:39 AM IST

    The lifeline Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for the fourth day on Wednesday as fresh landslides were reported along the only road that connects the Valley with the rest of the country. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued