Heaps of snow, razor-sharp icicles, the cackle of low-flying geese and the warmth of families huddled together to ward off the cold -- all these are markers of a great winter in Kashmir.
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) One militant was killed and a soldier was injured on Thursday during a gunfight in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.
After nightlong intermittent snowfall, the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday remained cut off from the rest of the country as road, rail and air traffic got disrupted.
Three militants were killed on Monday during a gunfight with security forces in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.
Jammu, Jan 16 (IANS) The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed on Monday due to heavy snowfall.
Heavy snowfall and moderate rain broke the cycle of intense cold wave conditions in the Kashmir Valley on Monday.
Intense cold condition continued in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday as the weather office forecast rain and snow during the next 24 hours till Monday.
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) Intense cold wave condition continued in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday as the minimum temperature here dipped further to minus 6.8 degrees Celsius, recording the season's coldest night so far.
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) This summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir shivered at minus five degrees Celsius on Thursday while Leh in the Ladakh region frozen at minus 17.7 degrees overnight.
The opposition walked out of the assembly on Wednesday in protest against the civilian killings during the 2016 unrest in the Kashmir Valley and asked the government for judicial probe into the deaths.
The cold wave intensified in Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday, as winter capital Jammu recorded the coldest night of the season at 3.2 degrees Celsius.
A militant was killed and a soldier injured on Tuesday in a gun battle between guerrillas and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Opposition members walked out of the state assembly on Tuesday following an uproar over tension between two communities in Kathua district.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday blamed Pakistan and the separatists leaders for inciting violence and planning conspiracies in the Kashmir Valley.