The Winter Games Association of Jammu and Kashmir is all set to host three national-level winter-sport championships starting simultaneously from February 15 at Gulmarg - which has emerged as one of the favourite winter-sport destinations in the country.
The meteorological department has predicted light snowfall in the higher reaches and heavy showers in parts of Kashmir in the next 24 hours with the minimum temperature dipping several notches on Wednesday.
Though the fresh spell of snow on Wednesday, cut off the Valley from the rest of the country, the 300-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway was opened for one-way vehicular movement on Thursday.
The Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) has issued notices to 12 medical students, who were found involved in the paper leak scam of medical entrance in 2012. The twelve students of Government Medical College were allegedly involved in purchase of the exam papers.
Two weeks after seeing his house on fire, fourteen-year-old Amir Dar is still struggling to sleep at night.
The nearly 500-m Sunday Market in the heart of this city is gaining popularity among tourists from various parts of the country for offering goods at prices lower than other places.
Kashmiri author Shahnaz Bashir's book 'The Half Mother' has been included in the year-end special issue of Forbes India magazine, as one of sixteen books to watch out for and pre-order in 2014.
The state high court on Monday asked three top food brands of the Valley to deposit Rs 10 crore each before a hospital after the state authorities found their food items unsafe and hazardous for human consumption recently.
Girls once again outshone boys in the secondary school results declared on Monday in the Valley.
The Valley's young photographers displayed their work at a photography exhibition organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Ski and Mountaineering Association (JKSMA) here on Thursday to mark International Mountain Day.
As the world celebrated International Human Rights Day, in Kashmir, the women who were allegedly raped in Kunan Poshpora in 1991 once again came here, hoping to get justice.
Panic gripped south Kashmir's Pulwama town, about 30 km from Srinagar, when a group of porcupines appeared outside the premises of a government school.
Born and brought up in turmoil and violence, Kashmir's generation next is now falling prey to drugs.
The death of three youths in their twenties in north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Eid last week has brought the spotlight back on the increasing number of accidents in the countryside in Kashmir.
This year, behind the buzz in the Valley markets on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha is the dampened spirit of customers battered by rising prices. Ahead of the festival, window shopping remained order of the day on Tuesday. Exponential rise in prices of eatables, fancy clothes and general increase in the cost of living fuelled by inflation this year has many Valley customers tightening their purse strings
“There were at least 11 of them. They were all armed. They knocked on our door and entered. First some of them took my son away. Then they took away both my daughters. They claimed they wanted to ask the girls something in private.”