News Topic:Winter

Power curtailment from next month in J-K

Power Development Department (PDD) has been framing a power curtailment schedule, which is likely to be implemented from the second week of next month.


"Winter has crept in Kashmir slowly and steadily. From the unborn to the old, all are lifeless. Death is common, while life is nowhere in sight."

Kangri and Kashmir

We use different gadgets to counter the bone-chilling chill, yet the most important gadget is the earthen firepot Kangri or Kanger.

J-K spend Rs 60k Crore on electricity in 12 years

The cash starved Jammu and Kashmir has purchased over Rs 60,000 crore power or electricity for the last 12 years.

The Art of Making Snowman in Kashmir

The art of making a snowman is a very old artistic creation in Kashmir. The snowman in the Kashmiri language is known as 'Shin Mahniv'.

Second edition of Khelo India Winter Games declared open

Prime Minister Modi delivered the inaugural address at the second edition of Khelo India National Winter Games-2021 through virtual mode.

‘Widespread’ snowfall predicted in Kashmir

A day after some respite, the weatherman forecasted widespread rain and snowfall in the next two days in the valley of Kashmir.

Srinagar records coldest night in last 30 years

Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed the coldest night after 30 years at minus 8.8 degree Celsius.

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Mehbooba Mufti vacates Gupkar residence

Former chief minister and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehboob Mufti vacated her Gupkar residence on Monday and shifted to a private house.
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Father-son duo among 4 killed in Udhampur road mishap

A father-son duo was among four people killed in a road accident that took place near Chenani area of Udhampur district on Monday morning.

Two IEDs diffused by security forces in Kulgam

Security forces on Saturday averted a major tragedy by detecting and subsequently diffusing two IEDs planted by militants in Frisal area of Kulgam district.

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Eventful National Sports Day in Pulwama

On the eve of National Sports Day, different functions were on Monday organized by the Youth Services and Sports Department in Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Pulwama hosts Mehfil-e-Mushaira in Sufi poet Soch Kral’s memory

A poetry event 'Mehfil-e-Mushaira' was organised in south Kashmir's Pulwama district by Coffee & Kalam, Kashmakash Trust Pulwama and Qalamkaar Kashmir.