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Kashmir stay is fulfillment of a family dream: SRK


September 6th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) Hoping that his stay would encourage others to makes films in Kashmir, Shah Rukh Khan Thursday said he had never felt "this kind of happiness ... Read more...

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SRK begins his first ever shooting schedule in Kashmir Valley


August 27th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan arrived here Monday to shoot in the picturesque Kashmir Valley for the first time in his over two-decade-old film career.Shah ... Read more...

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Injured tourist succumbs, death toll is four


August 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) The death toll in the gas cylinder tragedy in Kashmir rose to four as a British woman critically injured in the accident succumbed to injuries here ... Read more...

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45,000 Amarnath pilgrims treated at medical camps


July 30th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 30 (IANS) About 45,000 pilgrims were treated at the medical camps set up along the Amarnath pilgrimage trek route this year, according to an official."These medical aid camps ... Read more...

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CRPF personnel pedal away in Kashmir


July 24th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Ninety CRPF personnel Tuesday began a 120-km cycle 'yatra' from here, a dramatic development in a state where security forces would not dare to ride bicycles ... Read more...

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Governor reviews Amarnath pilgrimage facilities


July 17th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra, who is also the chairman of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) that conducts the annual pilgrimage to the cave ... Read more...

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Unregistered Amarnath pilgrims cause chaos


June 28th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 28 (IANS) Unregistered pilgrims for the annual Amarnath yatra in the Jammu and Kashmir Himalayas are causing massive problems for the registered pilgrims and for the authorities, ... Read more...

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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar following tension


June 26th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Undeclared curfew-like restrictions were imposed in the old city areas of Srinagar Tuesday following tension in the city over the gutting of the revered shrine of ... Read more...

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Heavy rain disrupts Amarnath pilgrim’s movement


June 25th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The movement of pilgrims from north Kashmir's Baltal base camp towards the Amarnath cave shrine was stopped Monday due to heavy rains along the way, ... Read more...

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Annual Amarnath yatra begins (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 24 (IANS) With a thick layer of snow still covering the Amarnath shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, the first batch of pilgrims set out from here Sunday ... Read more...

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Fire in Srinagar hotel, nobody hurt


June 11th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Fire broke out Monday in a hotel in Srinagar, which was completely booked by tourists. However, no one was injured, an official here said.A senior officer ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir


June 11th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Life in Srinagar and other towns in the Kashmir Valley was impacted Monday as shops, educational institutions and business establishments shut down in response to a ... Read more...

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Freak summer worries Kashmir farmers, fruit growers


June 9th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 9 (IANS) The unexpected fall in temperatures Saturday followed by rains in the plains and fresh snowfall in the hills is causing serious concern among farmers and fruit ... Read more...

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Weather office has good news for Kashmir Valley


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) After more than 20 days of unusual cold and wet weather, there is finally some good news for the Kashmir Valley."Since the atmosphere is quite stable ... Read more...

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Rains add to the woes of Kashmiri farmers


May 17th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) As widespread rains continue to add to the worries of Kashmiri farmers, the weather office Thursday forecast the inclement weather was likely to persist for ... Read more...

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Hailstorms damage orchards, bring on cold in Kashmir


May 1st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 1 (IANS) Bouts of hailstorm and a fall in temperature continue to damage and destroy apple and cherry orchards and paddy crop across the Kashmir Valley, officials said. ... Read more...

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100 post offices to register for Amarnath yatra: SASB


April 30th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) For the first time, 100 post offices accross the country will register pilgrims for the annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Monday ... Read more...

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Better weather forecast in Kashmir from Monday


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) After hailstorms and gusty winds at some places Sunday, the weather office here forecast improvement in the weather across the Kashmir Valley Monday."We had forecast well ... Read more...

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Spring rain in Kashmir, farmers elated


April 11th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) Incessant rain has brought down temperatures across the Kashmir valley Wednesday."There has been 9.2 mm rain in Srinagar city up to 8 a.m. Wednesday while 28.3 ... Read more...

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Chopper fares slashed for Amarnath pilgrims


April 4th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) Helicopter fares from base camps to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir have been slashed by at least 35 percent this year, said ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall in Ladakh, rain in Kashmir


March 26th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) As fresh snowfall lashed the Ladakh region, the minimum temperature dropped to minus 3.8 degrees Celsius in Kargil town Monday, making it the coldest in Jammu ... Read more...

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Preparations begin for Amarnath pilgrimage


March 21st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 21 (IANS) Upbeat after a record half a million pilgrims visited the Amarnath cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley last year, the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department ... Read more...

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One killed as violent winds leave trail of destruction in Kashmir (Second Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) One person was killed as violent wind wreaked havoc in the Kashmir Valley Tuesday leaving thousands of people without power supply amid smashed rooftops, uprooted trees, ... Read more...

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Annual Hindu pilgrimage of Amarnath to start June 25


February 26th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 25 (IANS) The annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva, in the south Kashmir Himalayas, will commence on June 25 this year.It will ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall likely in Kashmir


February 12th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) Rain and snow has been forecast again across the Kashmir Valley Sunday and over the next two days, an official said.The fresh snow and rain is ... Read more...

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Day temperatures rise in Kashmir Valley


February 9th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) The rise in day temperatures has brought relief to the Kashmir Valley though the night remained below the freezing point, an official said.The maximum temperature ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s night temperature rises above freezing point


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) For the first time in 40 days, the minimum temperature in Srinagar rose above the freezing point early Friday even as the weather office forecast moderate ... Read more...

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Kashmir to get golf management body


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 2 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's tourism department will constitute a Golf Management Authority to showcase and oversee the golf courses in the state, officials said Thursday.Tourism department official ... Read more...

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Kargil freezes at minus 25, lowest of the season


January 30th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) At minus 25 degrees Celsius, Kargil town in the Ladakh region Monday recorded the lowest temperature of the season anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir so far ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley continues to be in deep freeze


January 28th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) Minimum temperatures continued to remain much below the freezing point in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley Saturday. The Met office here said weather will ... Read more...

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Intense cold grips Kashmir Valley


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) An intense cold wave gripped Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Sunday. The weather office forecast has fresh snowfall.Bone-chilling winds lashed the region as ... Read more...

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Kashmir temperatures fall again


January 20th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) Despite a nightlong overcast sky, the minimum temperatures again dipped Friday in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and other parts of the valley."The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Snowfall again closes Srinagar-Jammu highway (With Images)


January 19th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) Snowfall Thursday again halted commuting on the Srinagar-Jammu highway but one-way traffic is likely to be restored during the day."Snow has accumulated on the highway in ... Read more...

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Severe cold wave in Kashmir


January 18th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) After three days of snowfall, severe cold wave conditions returned to Kashmir Wednesday with this summer capital reporting a minimum temperature of minus 1.4 degrees ... Read more...

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Kashmir cut off for third day, snowfall stops (With Images)


January 17th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley remained cut off from the rest of the country for the third day Tuesday even as snowfall has stopped here after 60 hours.The ... Read more...

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