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Dal lake


Tulip Garden in J-K reverberates with music as six-day festival begins

April 04, 2021 4:11 pm

The 30 hectare-garden presented a colourful look as 15 lakh tulip bulbs of various colours and 62 varieties captivated visitors

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir as minimum temp dips further

January 16, 2021 2:07 pm

A thick fog also engulfed many parts of the valley, including the city, in the morning, reducing visibility.

Enigma of Arrival

December 15, 2019 8:17 am

The greatest gift of a literary journey is that it fills you with yearning to find your own passage.

Texas to witness the bluebonnet bloom season; a look at other attractions around the world

March 14, 2019 4:34 pm

Texas in United States is expected to witness one of the largest bluebonnet bloom in decades this year. Here's where you can experience the season in India.

Who will clean Dal Lake? Twitter spat heats up in Srinagar over Army role

December 26, 2018 11:46 am

Two days after Srinagar’s Deputy Mayor thanked the Army for volunteering to clean the lake, the Mayor has said that it is “not the job” of soldiers to “venture into civil governance domains”.

J-K exchequer owes Dal Lake expert committee Rs 35 lakh

November 21, 2018 10:01 am

The High Court order, which was passed on September 18, noted that the Central government had spent close to Rs 400 crore on the lake over the past 15 years without any tangible results.

J&K Governor asks officials to ramp up efforts to clean Dal Lake

August 05, 2018 9:40 pm

Governor N N Vohra took an extensive tour of the lake, a major tourist attraction in Srinagar spread over an area of 25.76 sq km, and assessed the progress of the operation to remove lily patches, macrophyte de-weeding and sewage control.

Young men set to host Asia’s longest Iftar spread on the banks of Dal lake

June 30, 2016 11:03 am

The organizers are also planning to send an entry to the Limca Book of World records.

Apex court pulls up J&K, wants steps to preserve Dal Lake

July 01, 2014 2:21 am

In 2002, Syed Iqbal Tahir Geelani, a law student, had written to the HC Chief Justice against illegal construction around Dal lake.

The fifth metro: To save a lake

May 13, 2014 11:29 pm

A new study on the Dal Lake could point the way in dealing with ecological challenges


Dal Lake freezes, Srinagar records coldest night since 1991

January 14, 2021 5:21 pm

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.

Frozen Dal lake, shivering people in Capital: North India prepares for frosty New Year

December 31, 2019 8:40 am

Cold wave swept across North India, with Delhi witnessing its coldest December day in a century, and Kashmir enveloped in snow.

Culture on cruise: Experience Kashmir through shikara ride on Dal Lake

July 20, 2017 9:04 am

Tourists enjoy a Shikara ride in the waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar. The footfall of tourists visiting Kashmir has decreased due to a spate of militant attacks including a recent attack on Amarnath yatris in which seven yatris were killed and around 20 injured.