News Topic:Winter

‘Chillai-Khurd’ ends amid rain forecast

As ‘Chillai-Khurd’ makes its exit this season, mercury saw a slight drop amid overnight cloud cover in Kashmir valley.

Take precautions to reduce risk of high blood pressure: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said the chilly weather of winter puts people at greater risk of high blood pressure.

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.

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J&K School Education Department proposes JKPSC-administered departmental exams for promotions

The School Education Department has proposed to conduct departmental examinations through the J&K Public Service Commission (JKPSC) to promote its employees.

31 militants killed in Kashmir valley this year: J&K Police

A total of 31 militants have been killed in joint operations in the Kashmir valley this year so far, police said here on Wednesday.

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Shia Muslims observe Ashura in Pulwama with communal support and devotion

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