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Jharkhand’s Deoghar ropeway accident isn’t the only such incident: When cable cars turned fatal
India

Jharkhand’s Deoghar ropeway accident isn’t the only such incident: When cable cars turned fatal

A ride on a cable car is a fun thing to do until it turns into a nightmare. There have been quite a few tragedies — from Gulmarg in 2017 to the 1976 mishap in Italy. Here’s a look back at some of the most bone-chilling incidents

Snowglu: Not Greenland, world’s largest snow igloo cafe is now in Gulmarg
Lifestyle

Snowglu: Not Greenland, world’s largest snow igloo cafe is now in Gulmarg

An igloo cafe, claimed to be the world’s largest, has opened its doors in Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

Temperature dips to minus 11°C in Gulmarg as Kashmir continues to reel under cold wave
India

Temperature dips to minus 11°C in Gulmarg as Kashmir continues to reel under cold wave

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, also recorded sub-zero temperature on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday as the mercury settled at minus 2.7°C

Snowfall hits traffic at Kashmir airport; at least 10 flights cancelled, several delayed
India

Snowfall hits traffic at Kashmir airport; at least 10 flights cancelled, several delayed

The flight operations will resume once the runway is cleared off the snow and the visibility improves, the officials said.

Why Islamabad claims India is training Islamic State terrorists in the middle of a muddy little lake in Jodhpur
India

Why Islamabad claims India is training Islamic State terrorists in the middle of a muddy little lake in Jodhpur

It is of course conceivable, that Islamic State recruits are being provided swimming-lessons. Even the most credulous consumers of propaganda, though, would concede the dossier falls short of homework.

Fifteen flights cancelled after bad weather persists for sixth consecutive day in Srinagar, disrupts operations at city's airport
India

Fifteen flights cancelled after bad weather persists for sixth consecutive day in Srinagar, disrupts operations at city's airport

Low visibility and accumulation of snow at the Srinagar airport led to the cancellation of 15 flights on Thursday morning, officials said. Most parts of the valley received snowfall overnight.

Jammu and Kashmir gets respite from biting cold as fresh snowfall across state takes minimum temperature up
India

Jammu and Kashmir gets respite from biting cold as fresh snowfall across state takes minimum temperature up

Many parts of Kashmir received fresh light snowfall on Saturday, leading to an increase in the minimum temperature which brought some relief to the people from the intense cold conditions, the meteorological department said

Jammu and Kashmir to get respite from cold wave as minimum temperature increases slightly across Valley; IMD predicts rain, snowfall across UT
India

Jammu and Kashmir to get respite from cold wave as minimum temperature increases slightly across Valley; IMD predicts rain, snowfall across UT

There was some respite from the cold wave in Kashmir as the minimum temperatures increased slightly across the valley even as the Met department predicted rain and snowfall from Thursday onwards

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir forces closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway; all flights to and from capital cancelled
India

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir forces closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway; all flights to and from capital cancelled

Heavy snowfall across Kashmir on Thursday cut off the valley from the rest of the country as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic while all flights to and fro Srinagar airport were cancelled

Army releases confessional video of two captured LeT operatives from Pakistan, accuses Islamabad of pushing infiltrators into Kashmir
India

Army releases confessional video of two captured LeT operatives from Pakistan, accuses Islamabad of pushing infiltrators into Kashmir

The Indian Army on Wednesday said it has captured two Pakistani nationals associated with the Lashkar-e-Taiba while they were trying to enter the Indian side.

Situation tense along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir following infiltration attempts, particularly in Gulmarg, Kupwara districts
India

Situation tense along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir following infiltration attempts, particularly in Gulmarg, Kupwara districts

The situation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir remains tense and security has been stepped up after frequent exchange of gunfire between Pakistani and Indian troops

People's Conference adopts 'apple' as poll symbol; party chief Sajad Lone tweets that the fruit represents 'economic power'
Politics

People's Conference adopts 'apple' as poll symbol; party chief Sajad Lone tweets that the fruit represents 'economic power'

Sajjad Lone thanked party leader and former MLA Mohammad Abbas Wani for suggesting 'apple' as the party symbol

Russian skier killed after avalanche hits tourist resort in Jammu and Kashmir’s Gulmarg, four others rescued
India

Russian skier killed after avalanche hits tourist resort in Jammu and Kashmir’s Gulmarg, four others rescued

A Russian skier died after being buried by an avalanche in a skiing resort in Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg

Winter Olympics 2018: Cross country skier Jagdish Singh's journey from penury to Pyeongchang limelight
Sports

Winter Olympics 2018: Cross country skier Jagdish Singh's journey from penury to Pyeongchang limelight

On 16 February, 26-year-old Jagdish Singh will represent India in cross-country skiing, becoming just the fourth ever Indian in history to do so.

Dry spell in Jammu and Kashmir likely to end soon; MeT dept forecasts rain, snow over next two days
India

Dry spell in Jammu and Kashmir likely to end soon; MeT dept forecasts rain, snow over next two days

The intense cold wave continued in Kashmir on Saturday with mercury staying several degrees below the freezing point

Cold wave tightens grip over Jammu and Kashmir; Kargil coldest recorded place at -20 degrees Celsius
India

Cold wave tightens grip over Jammu and Kashmir; Kargil coldest recorded place at -20 degrees Celsius

Kargil was the coldest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir with the mercury there settling at minus 20 degrees Celsius

Swedish skier killed after avalanche hits Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg, another rescued by police
India

Swedish skier killed after avalanche hits Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg, another rescued by police

A foreign tourist was killed while another was injured after an avalanche struck tourist resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir's Baramulla district

Srinagar witnesses season's coldest night at minus 4.2 degrees; IMD says mercury to drop further in next 48 hours
India

Srinagar witnesses season's coldest night at minus 4.2 degrees; IMD says mercury to drop further in next 48 hours

Srinagar city witnessed the season's coldest night as the temperature dropped to a minus 4.2 degrees Celsius, the weather office said on Monday.

Jammu witnesses season's coldest day as mercury drops to minus 5.1 degrees; cold wave lashes region
India

Jammu witnesses season's coldest day as mercury drops to minus 5.1 degrees; cold wave lashes region

The minimum temperature in Jammu city dropped to a minus 5.1 degrees Celsius on Sunday thereby recording the season's lowest temperature