Kashmir’s first Igloo Café in the ski resort of Gulmarg is attracting widespread attention. 22 feet wide and 13 feet high from inside the Igloo Café can accommodate 16 people at a time. According to the Cafe owner Wasim Shah, it took 15 days to build what he describes as Asia’s largest Igloo.
A major portion of Kashmir’s famous Dal Lake and several other water bodies froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the valley continued with Srinagar recording the coldest night in 30 years, officials said here.
A blanket of snow covered Kashmir on Sunday as most areas received moderate snowfall, cutting the valley’s surface as well as air connection with the rest of the country, officials said.
Away from the shoreline decorated with Mughal Gardens and a front lined with houseboats, the Dal Lake houses hundreds of families, most of whom make their living from fishing and farming. The arrival of the winter like always means an increase in the hardships for them.
As bombs rained and triggered another fright run in Uri on Friday, the villagers once again found themselves at the crossroads of the deadly crisis created by the dogged discord. Text/Photos by Abid Bhat KAMALKOTE, Uri – In this fear-filled village standing in the line of fire, residents on Saturday were wondering about a live […]
Thousands of devotees from across Kashmir Valley converged at the revered Hazratbal shrine here on Friday to celebrate Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, the day when Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was born.
Kashmiri trekkers keen to unravel the treasures hidden in the majestic mountains of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir are fulfilling the dreams of peak lovers by conducting summits in the highest frozen heights.
Scores of BJP workers and leaders assembled at Tagore Hall on Monday morning to celebrate Accession Day.
Legend has it that 400 years ago, some Baghdadis on horsebacks traversed the Himalayas and arrived in Kashmir with the coppersmith craft. Today, their progeny populating an old city pocket are keeping the trade alive through their dexterity and innovation.
The strike came when the security grid was gearing up for the August 15, the day when Kashmir witnesses an intense security cover and curbs