Breaking News! An Exclusive Interview With Chilai Khurd

Breaking News! An Exclusive Interview With Chilai Khurd

By Fida Hussain Sodagar Enjoy this beautiful season you have been blessed with. Don’t take this white blessing as a curse. This is natural beauty. It brings solace and peace. Winter will melt in the sunshine. Let the curse transform in the praise of nature” Chilai Kalan ended. Chilai Khurd pierced. It snow carpeted Kashmir. […]

Notes on the Beauty and Challenges of Winter in Kashmir

Notes on the Beauty and Challenges of Winter in Kashmir

By Mushtaq Hurra Rains, snow, sleet, icy winds, leafless flora, weaker sunshine, cloudy skies are some prominent features of winter in Kashmir. Icicles hanging from roof tops, trees and grass bails look exceedingly beautiful as if daggers are hanging in the market for sale. Snow clad mountains, plans wrapped in white cover and the trees […]

Guv seeks PM help to check airlines’ predatory winter pricing

Guv seeks PM help to check airlines’ predatory winter pricing

SRINAGAR: In an unusual but genuine demand, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to check predatory pricing by airlines here during the winter season. “I want to put forth a demand on behalf of Kashmiri people that during winter our people get stuck and airlines give ticket for […]

Highway closure: Destroy deteriorated food items; FS official tells traders

Highway closure: Destroy deteriorated food items; FS official tells traders

JAMMU: Commissioner Food Safety, Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar Thursday issued an advisory for Food Business Operators (FBOs) in view of frequent closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway due to adverse weather conditions. The FBOs have been asked to destroy deteriorated food items forthwith. “There may be apprehensions that food products especially fruits and vegetables, perishable food items […]

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir

Srinagar: Kashmir witnessed fresh snowfall and minimum temperature rose several notches high on Wednesday, the MeT department said. Moderate snowfall in plains and heavy precipitation in the higher reaches of the Valley has been going on since early hours of the day, it said. The weatherman said the precipitation brought major respite to residents and […]

Decision to be taken today on allowing traffic

Decision to be taken today on allowing traffic

Srinagar: A decision about allowing traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway will be taken on Thursday in view of weather department’s forecast of snow and rain in Kashmir, the traffic police said. “As per advisory issued by MeT dept, there may be chances of snowfall/ rain in J&K (that) may lead to disruption on Jammu Srinagar NHW-44. […]

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