Uttarkashi Avalanche: Expert Team From Gulmarg To Assist Rescue Trapped Mountaineers
To rescue 27 mountaineers from Draupadi Ka Danda-II mountain peak following an avalanche, an expert team from Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir has joined the rescue operation. Besides, the rescue teams also consist of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM). Reportedly, the teams have arrived at the advanced base camp at a high altitude, and the rescue operation is… read-more
Tags: Gulmarg, uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, Draupadi Ka Danda-II, Avalanche
World's Largest Igloo Cafe Opens In Gulmarg: J&K
A one-of-its-kind visual treat has bedecked in Gulmarg, by adding an igloo cafe, which claimed to be the world’s largest igloo cafe. It is built in 64 days by Syed Wasim Shah, with a height of 37.5 feet and a diameter of 44.5 feet. According to Shah, the biggest igloo cafe is in Switzerland and he built it larger than that. Notably, it will remain open till March 15.
Tags: Igloo cafe, Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg, Wasim Shah, Guinness World Records
Courtesy: The Times Of India
Kashmir Witnesses Extreme Cold Wave; Srinagar Records -2.4 Degrees Celsius
Kashmir witnessed an extreme cold wave as the minimum temperature hit below the freezing point. Srinagar recorded minus 2.4 degrees Celsius, while Pahalgam recorded minus 4.1 degrees Celsius on December 3. Furthermore, Gulmarg's temperature was minus 1 degrees Celsius, where as the mercury in Kupwara recorded minus 2.8 degrees Celsius. The officials stated that a weak Western Disturbance is likely to hit Kashmir towards the weekend.
Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, Gulmarg, Winter Cold Wave, cold
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
5-Day Long Khelo India Winter Games' 2nd Edition To Start In Gulmarg
Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg will host the second edition of the five-day-long Khelo India Winter Games, starting February 26. With around 1200 athletes participating across the country, athletes from the Army and the Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports will join the competitors. The event will include sports activities like ice skating, ice hockey, skiing, and snowboarding among others, with an endeavour to involve the youth… read-more
Tags: Khelo India Winter Games, Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg, Army, Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Jammu & Kashmir: India's First-ever Igloo Cafe Set Up In Gulmarg
A one-of-its-kind visual treat has bedecked the Kashmir Valley, adding another feather to its cap. The Kolahoi Ski resort in Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg has turned heads by opening India's first-ever Igloo Cafe. The 15 feet high and 26 feet round igloo cafe dons a few local touches along with an arched entrance and exquisite patterns on the wall. Animated by the Arctic shelters, the icy wonder can harbour nearly 16 people.
Tags: kashmir, Igloo cafe, arctic, Gulmarg