Pahalgam News

A day in the life of J&K Police’s Mountain Rescue Team that helps Amarnath pilgrims

Amid plunging oxygen levels and sub-zero temperatures, Zahoor and Ishtiyaq help pilgrims navigate the toughest stretch along the Amarnath Yatra route.

Guide drowns saving tourists as his raft flips in Pahalgam river

Dar had been running a camping and adventure sports company, set up by his father, for eight years, and was the sole breadwinner of his family. Younger brother Bashaarat says that on Friday some tourists called him saying they wanted to try rafting on the Lidder before leaving the next day.


Fresh batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath yatra

“The fresh batch of 3,048 pilgrims, including 623 women and 144 sadhus, left Jammu in 112 vehicles for the twin base camps in the Valley under tight security in the wee hours,” a police official said.

Cold wave grips Jammu Kashmir

This is the first time this season that the minimum temperature dropped below -10 degrees in the state.

‘Highway’ cinematographer says this was the most extreme condition he worked in

Ace cinematographer Anil Mehta’s images are a result of what the films demand them to be.

Heavy snowfall snaps road, air links in J-K

Electricity supply across the valley has been shut down as a precautionary measure.


Srinagar records first sub-zero temperature of season

Pahalgam was the coldest place in Kashmir valley with minimum temperature of minus 4 degree Celsius.

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq led Hurriyat Conference demands restriction on Amarnath Yatra

The annual pilgrimage to 3,880m high holy cave shrine began from twin base camps of Pahalgam and Baltal on Friday.

Now Playing Theatre of the Valley

Political commentators with an eye on Kashmir aren’t using the term “Paradise Regained” just yet.

Another batch of pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

The convoy of yatra crossed Chanderkote on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.