Kashmir snowfall

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IMD Predicts Snowfall & Light Rainfall In Jammu & Kashmir

The IMD predicted rainfall and snowfall for the next 48 hours, on January 17. Due to the cold waves and western disturbance at Himalayas, the region of South Kashmir and Jammu are likely to witness lowest temperature with snowfall until January 19. Notably, Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir reported the lowest 1° Celsius, on January 17. Gulmarg in North Kashmir reported a temperature of -4.6° Celsius. 

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, snowfall, rainfall, Western Disturbance, IMD

BSF Jawans celebrated Bihu

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BSF Jawans Celebrate Bihu Festival At Freezing Temperatures

In Kashmir's Keran village, Border Security Force (BSF) celebrated the festival of Bihu by dancing in the snowy weather. Taking to Twitter BSF posted the video and wrote, "This all didn’t deter BSF troops to dance few steps & celebrate #Bihu at FDL in #Keran Sector." The video was also shared by PRO Udhampur, Ministry of Defense. Nearly, at a height of 17,000 feet, the Indian Army guards the post.  

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 01:38 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: BSF, Bihu, Jammu and Kashmir, LOC, Keran Village

Courtesy: ANI

Srinagar International Airport

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Srinagar Airport Asks Passengers Not To Come Too Early For Flights

Srinagar Airport Authority asked the passengers to arrive at the airport only up to three hours prior to the flight. The announcement has come after the authority realized, people are arriving at the airport 7-8 hours prior to their flights, which caused crowding. "Passengers are requested to come to the airport only three hours before the flight departure time," said Director, Srinagar Airport, Kuldeep Singh.

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 06:21 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Srinagar, Srinagar Airport, Jammu and Kashmir, COVID restrictions, Covid-19

Courtesy: Times Travel

The Jammu-Srinagar highway

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Jammu-Srinagar Highway Open For One-way Traffic Amid Heavy Snowfall: J&K

The Jammu-Srinagar highway shall remain open for only one-way traffic on January 15, from 9 am to 1 pm for light motors. "No vehicles will be allowed before and after the timings from Nagrota in Jammu, strictly," said Traffic Inspector Rakesh Kumar. The highway was closed due to heavy snowfall and landslides. Reportedly, many truck drivers who got stuck on the highway blamed transport management authorities for their losses.

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, national highway, Ramban, snowfall, Landslides

Courtesy: India Today

A Kashmir kid

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Kashmiri Kid Reporting About Worst Streets Of Kashmir Goes Viral On Twitter

A young resident of Jammu & Kashmir, reporting about the worst streets of the territory, went viral on Internet. In the video, the girl in a pink jacket was seen telling, "itni gandi road hai, mehman bhi nai aa skte". In the 2.08 minutes video, the girl was walking on worse roads of Kashmir due to rainfall and showed potholes. The video garnered over one lakh views on Twitter. 

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 08:07 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Viral, Twitter, Jammu and Kashmir, Viral video, Social Media

Courtesy: NDTV

Two terrorists killed in an encounter

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2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter At Hasanpora: J&K

In an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Hasanpora area of South Kashmir's Kulgam district, two unidentified terrorists were killed, on January 10. On January 9 evening, an encounter broke out between the two at Hasanpora village. "Kulgam Encounter Update: Identification & affiliation being ascertained. #Incriminating materials including #arms & ammunition recovered. Search going on," Jammu and Kashmir police tweeted… read-more

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 02:50 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Terrorist attack, Jammu and Kashmir, Hasanpora, Encounter, kulgam district

IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar

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3 JeM Terrorist Killed During Encounter In J&K's Budgam

In J&K's Zolwa Kralpora Chadoora area of Budgam district, three Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces, on January 6. Three AK 56 rifles were also recovered, said Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir. One of the three slain terrorists has been identified as Waseem who belongs to Srinagar. ''Terrorists affiliated with terror outfit JeM. So far one identified as Waseem of Srinagar City," tweeted Kashmir Zone Police… read-more

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 12:07 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, budgam encounter, Terrorist attack, Encounter, J&K Police

Courtesy: ANI

Mata Vaishno Devi shrine

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Vaishno Devi Yatra, Helicopter Services Resume: J&K

Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board informed that helicopter services and Vaishno Devi yatra service has been resumed on the morning of January 6. "Following inclement weather conditions, Yatra has been suspended till the morning of 6th January," said Shrine Board, Katra. However, the Indian Meteorological Department already said that Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh will witness heavy rainfall and snow due to the active… read-more

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 10:56 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Mata Vaishno Devi, Helicopter Service, Katra, Yatra

Courtesy: ANI

 Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine

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Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra Slips To Be Issued Only Through Website & Mobile App

Days after the stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, temple authorities have announced that yatra slips for the visit can only be obtained through the Board's website and mobile app. "The yatra slip will be issued online through the Board's website www.maavaishnodevi.org and mobile app," said Shrine Board notification. Helicopter booking can't be done by any private travel agency; it is only available via app or website. 

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 04:10 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Mata Vaishno Devi, Yatra slip, Shrine Board, Jammu and Kashmir, Mobile app

Courtesy: ANI

One terrorist killed by J&K Police in an encounter

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1 Terrorist Killed In Pulwama's Anti-Terror Operation: J&K

Jammu and Kashmir police said that in an anti-terror operation, one terrorist was killed in the Pulwama district of J&K. On January 5, an encounter broke out between security forces and the terrorists in the Chandgam area. "Encounter has started at Chandgam area of Pulwama. Police and security forces on the job. Further details shall follow," tweeted Kashmir Zone police. However, the operation is still… read-more

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 10:11 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Terrorist attack, Jammu and Kashmir, Pulwama, Anti terror, Jammu Kashmir Police

Courtesy: ANI