Gulmarg

  • Kashmir Valley receives fresh snowfall, national highway closed 18-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Fresh snowfall was experienced in Pahalgam and Gulmarg tourist resorts of Kashmir, leading to temporary closure of Srinagar-Jammu national highway. "There was a fresh spell of snowfall in Pahalgam and Gulmarg during the night," a MET Department official here said, adding there were reports of snowfall from few more places...
  • Kashmir Valley receives fresh snowfall, school closed 10-03-2014 11:45 AM

    Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar city, on Monday received fresh snowfall, forcing authorities to close schools for two days. The residents of the Valley woke up to a white cover of snow which had enveloped the landscape. Nearly three inches of snow had accumulated in Srinagar city while more than one-and-a-half...
  • Saif Ali Khan shoots for 'Phantom' in Kashmir's snow-bound ski resort of Gulmarg 17-01-2014 12:19 PM

    Srinagar: The snow-bound famous ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir was agog with activity today as Sajid Nadiadwala's upcoming action-thriller 'Phantom', starring Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif, commenced shooting near the resort. Saif joined the crew and the shooting is underway at Kangdoori in the periphey of the...
  • Srinagar continues to freeze, Jammu-Srinagar highway closed again 09-01-2014 03:49 PM

    It is yet another snowy day in the valley with Srinagar receiving 2-3 inches of snow, in the hinterland we have received 1-2 feet of snow. Jammu and Kashmir highway has been closed again due to which inter district traffic has been affected. Met department has predicted snow will continue...
  • J&K: Gulmarg records season's coldest night 25-12-2013 01:39 PM

    The night temperature dropped to minus 9.3 degrees Celsius in north Kashmir's Gulmarg - a ski resort - the lowest recorded in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. "The night temperature was minus 9.3 degrees Celsius in Gulmarg today (Wednesday) which is much colder than Leh and Kargil towns of Ladakh...
  • J&K: Tourists enjoy a white Christmas with snowfall in Gulmarg 25-12-2013 08:25 AM

    Gulmarg: Tourists are enjoying a white Christmas in North India's famous ski resort Gulmarg. As a historic church stands tall in splendid isolation, ready for X-Mas celebrations, Christmas revelers, mostly tourists, are euphoric. "In the last 26 years this is my first celebration here. I have come to witness pre-Christmas...
  • Watch: Gulmarg hills covered with 3 to 5 feet of snow 24-12-2013 01:48 PM

    In the Gulmarg range of forests, 3 to 5 feet of snow has accumulated in the mountains. In the plains of Gulmarg, 1 foot of snow has become quite an attraction for the tourists. ...
  • J&K: Cold wave continues, night temperature remains below freezing point 29-11-2013 04:06 PM

    Cold wave conditions continued in several parts of Kashmir as the weather remained dry and the night temperature in Ladakh region and most parts of the Valley stayed below freezing point. The minimum temperatures are expected to fall further as the MeT Department has said the weather would remain dry...
  • J&K: Leh records minus 5.2 degree, night temperatures to fall below freezing point 09-11-2013 12:59 PM

    Night temperatures across Kashmir Valley plummeted with the minimum temperature in most parts settling below freezing point, even as Leh continues to be the coldest in the state. Leh registered a temperature of minus 5.2 degrees Celsius, a MET Department official said on Saturday. The minimum temperature on Friday in...
  • J&K: Senior IAS officer arrested in Gulmarg land scam case 23-09-2013 01:34 PM

    Srinagar: Senior IAS officer Baseer Ahmad Khan was on Monday arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance Organisation for allegedly misusing his official position for illegal transfer of government land in Gulmarg worth crores of rupees. "Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar district, Baseer Ahmad Khan today reported at police station, Vigilance,...
  • Omar criticises 'YJHD' for portraying Gulmarg as Manali 02-06-2013 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah criticised the filmmakers of 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' on Twitter on Saturday over showing Gulmarg as Manali in the film. Omar Abdullah was upset over the portrayal of Gulmarg in the movie as Manali. In his tweet he said, "It is...
  • Watch: Tourists flock to Kashmir as Gulmarg gets season's first snowfall 29-11-2012 02:04 PM

    Authorities have pressed snow dozers to keep the hills open for traffic. ...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after heavy snowfall 07-01-2012 09:43 AM

    The minimum temperature in Srinagar was 0.7 degrees. The Met department says the conditions to prevail on Saturday. ...
  • Winter chill grows with rains in North India 07-01-2012 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: Friday proved to be the coldest day of the year in many parts of North India. In Delhi, the maximum temperature plummeted to the season's lowest of 16.9 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature, however, was 12.4 degrees. The city also experienced rain and a hailstorm. The Met department...
  • J&K: Snowy Christmas in Gulmarg 25-12-2011 09:46 AM

    Christmas on the slopes of Gulmarg which is covered with snow means a lot to tourists who have come to celebrate the festival in a unique way. ...
  • 'Floating' post office to come up on Dal Lake 23-05-2011 08:58 PM

    Srinagar: A 'floating' post office on the Dal Lake in Srinagar will soon be a new tourist attraction as the Postal Department of Jammu and Kashmir plans to open it along with several other post offices across the state. Apart from a 'floating' post office on the Dal Lake, a...
  • Cold wave grips Kashmir, Leh minus 12.6 26-12-2010 10:47 AM

    Srinagar: Chilly winds and freezing temperatures continued in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Sunday. Leh was a chilling minus 12.6 degrees Celsius while Srinagar saw thick fog. "The minimum temperature in Srinagar was minus 3.1 degrees Celsius today (Sunday)," an official of the weather office told IANS....
  • Track the tragic avalanche of Gulmarg 09-02-2010 09:21 PM

    CNN-IBN team travels to Gulmarg to give us the first hand difficulties. ...
  • Sports 360: Pinnacle of excitement at Winter Games 16-03-2008 08:51 PM

    Melbourne: Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels administrators have not done enough to frighten off the crooks in cricket and the corruption in the sport can end only if life bans are imposed on guilty players. Fixing is fixing in any form, get involved in the dirty business and your...
  • Gulmarg all set for 5th National Winter Games 17-02-2008 08:10 AM

    Nottingham: Former England captain Nasser Hussain said Ian Bell was fortunate to have been reprieved by India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after a bizarre run out in the ongoing second Test. Bell, who's batted superbly, then was run out on 137 off the last ball before tea on Sunday's third...
  • Cold wave grips Kashmir, freezes roads, lakes 22-01-2008 05:53 PM

    Dubai: Top rankings continued to elude Indian bowlers with the only change in the one-day international positions coming in the form of Pakistan's off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who made a 16-point leap to rise to third spot. In the absence of any international exposure after the culmination of the World Cup...
  • Search on for missing Norwegian skier in Gulmarg 20-01-2008 09:32 AM

    Kochi: Shaken after two consecutive defeats, Kochi Tuskers Kerala would look to infuse some life to their IPL campaign when they clash with an equally shattered Delhi Daredevils on Saturday. Kochi were blown away by Deccan Chargers pacer Ishant Sharma in their last match on a 'lively' Nehru stadium track...
  • J&K snowfall blocks routes, main highways 17-01-2008 06:58 PM

    Kolkata: Kochi Tuskers Kerala pacer RP Singh on Wednesday said he was happy with his bowling in the fourth season of the cash-rich Indian Premier League and lauded skipper Mahela Jayawardene for his gameplan which led the debutants to victory against Kolkata Knight Riders here on Wednesday. I am happy...
  • Looking for a pollution-free holiday? Head to Gulmarg 26-12-2007 07:45 PM

    Parents of Irish players Kevin and Niall O'Brien are confident that their sons will help their team put up a good show against India. ...