Is responsible for fast melting of glaciers in the region

Two cloudbursts in Ganderbal and Shehnag last week have once again brought into focus the extreme weather phenomenon, which is becoming frequent in the fragile Himalayan state of Jammu and Kashmir.

It was a government in retreat on Wednesday, as the Centre agreed to consider a demand from the States that they be allowed the flexibility to frame their own laws for land acquisitions or continue

With work on the artificial lake on the Tawi getting delayed due to repeated political interference, the government has set a new target date to complete the project — March 31, 2016.

In April, scores of hillside homes in Fraswad and Shalnand villages in Jammu and Kashmir collapsed in a landslide amid heavy rains. Eighteen people died.

The Socio-Economic and Caste Census released by the Centre on Friday puts Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on a par, but ahead of other states and Union Territories in terms of percentage of

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook the Kashmir valley in the early hours of Tuesday with the epicentre believed to be in the Hindukush mountain range of Afghan

Flash flooding triggered by torrential rains has killed 71 people in Gujarat, as annual monsoon season hits the country. Track the latest updates as floods threaten and disrupt normal life in - Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Mumbai in Maharashtra, Assam, Meghalaya and even as Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh are on high alert.

Even as the threat of another flood in Kashmir has dissipated primarily due to the improvement in weather, questions are being raised why Kashmir is witnessing frequent flash floods and why the Jhe

Incessant rain on Thursday created a flood-like situation in southern and central Kashmir and disrupted the Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand as landslides blocked routes to the Himalayan shrines.