The snow leopard, a species never seen earlier in any Kashmir region outside of Kishtwar, has now been spotted and photographed in Kargil, site of conflict with Pakistan 12 years ago.

SRINAGAR: Leh in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday recorded the lowest temperature of the season at minus 22.2 degrees Celsius as intense cold wave conditions continued across the Kashmir Valley and the

JAMMU: The Centre has sanctioned three projects costing Rs. 17 crore for upgradation and development of tourist related infrastructure in Leh-Ladakh.

Permanent restoration works to be covered under SPA/STF

Funds for four more nullahs in phased manner

High-altitude areas of Jammu and Kashmir, including the famous ski resort of Gulmarg, on Friday experienced the season's first heavy snowfall leading to the temporary closure of 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway, officials said.

Three hundred and eighty three people have lost their lives across the state due to floods since 2009 till date.

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said self-reliance in power generation was imperative to ensure comprehensive development, especially in the far-flung and remote areas of the state.

Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Thursday reiterated the necessity of preserving State's unique bio-environment and natural beauty. He said while promoting tourism and opening new areas for tourist interests this aspect should receive focused attention.
Laying stress on balanced growth of tourism for enhancing economic activities and creating job facilities, the Chief Minister said "we should equally concentrate on maintenance, preservation and conservation of the eco-system, culture and heritage of the State under all circumstances".

Manali: Three cloudbursts have hit Manali region since July 21, claiming 11 lives and triggering dozens of landslides which caused traffic snarls and trapped thousands of tourists.