Kashmir Valley continues to reel under intense cold wave even as fringes of Dal Lake freeze for the first time this winter

North India was gripped by bone chilling cold on Thursday as temperatures nosedived across the region claiming nine more lives. Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 12.7 degrees Celsius, eight less than normal, and a minimum of 4.4 degrees Celsius, three less than the usual. The cold wave continued unabated in Uttar Pradesh as nine more persons succumbed to the chill in the State, raising the death toll this winter to 116.

The Committee on Estimates which met under the Chairmanship of MLA Handwara, Choudhary Mohammad Ramzan to take stock of the measures being taken for the protection and conservation of the world fam

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday launched e-toilets that are customised to function automatically in extreme cold weather.

HC directs DMs to implement polythene ban in J&K.

‘Lake receives 157 tones of phosphorous, 243 tons of inorganic nitrogen annually’

SRINAGAR, Aug 14: The High Court today asked the state government to file response in a Public Interest Litigation on world famous Dal Lake in last 30 years.

*Dal dwellers, KPs get their share

JAMMU: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, in his capacity as Planning Minister, has approved four major sectors as priority areas for the year 2012-13 to utilize Rs 700 crore, which the Planning Commission of India had given to the State Government under the Prime Minister’s Re-construction Plan (PMRP) during July 13 meeting with Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

Srinagar: Above normal temperatures for the past one month in Kashmir has posed a fresh challenge for the authorities looking after the conservation of Dal Lake, the city’s major tourist destinatio

Even after spending over Rs 308 crore in the last six years, the cash-starved J-K government’s much talked about multi-pronged strategy for conservation of Dal Lake has led to nowhere, as there had

SRINAGAR: The Union Minister of State for Urban Development, Dr. Saugata Roy today conducted an extensive tour of the Dal Lake and also visited golden Lake Dole Demb area to review the ongoing works.

The Union Minister was briefed about the progress achieved on the conversation measures like Sewerage Treatment, laying of trunk, lateral/secondary sewer network, working of existing STPs and progress in respect of new STPs coming up at Brari Numbal and Nallah Amir Khan.