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  • This papier mâché-on-cloth map of Srinagar took two years to make Jul 31, 2022 06:38 PM IST

    This papier mâché-on-cloth map of Srinagar took two years to make

    Jan wants to see his map work displayed in the Indian Parliament, or a famous museum, to give a “boost to artisans... (and) also tell the world about our glorious past”.

  • India warns countries against joining 'illegal' China-Pakistan economic corridor Jul 26, 2022 11:13 AM IST

    India warns countries against joining 'illegal' China-Pakistan economic corridor

    The corridor is a collection of infrastructure projects that have been under construction throughout Pakistan beginning 2013. Originally valued at $47 billion, the value of CPEC projects bumped up to $62 billion as of 2020. New Delhi has protested the project from its inception since it passes through large chunks of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

  • J&K: 15 dead in cloudburst near Amarnath cave, rescue operations underway Jul 08, 2022 07:49 PM IST

    J&K: 15 dead in cloudburst near Amarnath cave, rescue operations underway

    The cloudburst was reported in the "lower reaches of Amarnath cave" at around 5:30 pm, the J&K police said.

  • Climate change: How a double whammy of rising temperatures and scanty rainfall has hit Kashmir's saffron industry Jul 03, 2022 06:39 PM IST

    Climate change: How a double whammy of rising temperatures and scanty rainfall has hit Kashmir's saffron industry

    Climate change and extreme weather events are affecting yield. And farmers are reducing the acreage under saffron, as the yield shrinks over time.

  • Pulitzer-winning Kashmiri photojournalist stopped from flying to Paris Jul 02, 2022 08:06 PM IST

    Pulitzer-winning Kashmiri photojournalist stopped from flying to Paris

    Sanna Irshad Mattoo said that she was scheduled to travel from New Delhi to Paris for a book launch and photography exhibition as one of 10 winners of the Serendipity Arles Grant 2020.

  • If Pakistan, India ever forge peaceful relations, its credit will also go to Lambah: Pakistan's ex-diplomats Jul 02, 2022 06:31 PM IST

    If Pakistan, India ever forge peaceful relations, its credit will also go to Lambah: Pakistan's ex-diplomats

    Lambah, 81, passed away in New Delhi on Thursday. He headed the crucial backchannel diplomatic negotiations between India and Pakistan from 2005 to 2014.

  • Meet the Srinagar engineer who turned his 1988 Nissan Micra into a solar-powered EV Jun 25, 2022 06:12 PM IST

    Meet the Srinagar engineer who turned his 1988 Nissan Micra into a solar-powered EV

    Mir's car runs on the electrical energy generated by the monocrystalline solar panels.

  • A ‘10-star’ recommendation from Anand Mahindra. Bookmark this for your next holiday Jun 14, 2022 12:05 PM IST

    A ‘10-star’ recommendation from Anand Mahindra. Bookmark this for your next holiday

    Nestled among the majestic peaks of Kashmir is a picturesque cafe that comes highly recommended from industrialist Anand Mahindra.

  • This Kashmir Cafe Run by the Indian Army Has a '10-star' Rating from Anand Mahindra Jun 13, 2022 02:24 PM IST

    This Kashmir Cafe Run by the Indian Army Has a '10-star' Rating from Anand Mahindra

    Anand Mahindra shared a video of a café situated in Gurez Valley which is run by the Indian army.

  • 100 terrorists killed in Kashmir in 2022 so far Jun 13, 2022 01:07 PM IST

    100 terrorists killed in Kashmir in 2022 so far

    "Security forces have eliminated 100 terrorists, including 29 foreigners, since the beginning of this year in Kashmir," the officials said.

  • Why a bumper cherry crop in Kashmir is bringing cheer to apple orchard owners Jun 11, 2022 07:56 PM IST

    Why a bumper cherry crop in Kashmir is bringing cheer to apple orchard owners

    In Kashmir, apple growers plant cherry, apricot and plum trees in their orchards - for variety as well as supplemental income in-between apple harvests.

  • IRCTC introduces Jannat-e-Kashmir tour package starting at Rs 34,300 per person May 28, 2022 03:21 PM IST

    IRCTC introduces Jannat-e-Kashmir tour package starting at Rs 34,300 per person

    IRCTC has shared the information related to the package through a tweet.

  • North India’s hills face strain due to tourist influx May 28, 2022 11:40 AM IST

    North India’s hills face strain due to tourist influx

    The rush of tourists from plains to hills has highlighted environmental issues plaguing the fragile Himalayas ecosystem such as water shortage and plastic pollution.

  • This 102-year-old shop in Kashmir is still making rose water the traditional way, with Koshur gulab May 22, 2022 07:47 PM IST

    This 102-year-old shop in Kashmir is still making rose water the traditional way, with Koshur gulab

    Answers to questions like how is rose water made and uses of rose water in skincare and Indian sweets, and traditional remedies, including adding a dash to your kahwa to soothe a sore throat.

  • 8 great places to visit in Kashmir, if you love homestays May 08, 2022 10:20 AM IST

    8 great places to visit in Kashmir, if you love homestays

    See the Aharbal waterfall, ancient springs in Lolab, Mughal gardens in Nishat, in addition to experiences and flavours that only homestays can offer.

  • Farmers fear low fruit production as Kashmir records decline in precipitation May 07, 2022 06:11 PM IST

    Farmers fear low fruit production as Kashmir records decline in precipitation

    In the second week of March, Ghulam Rasool Mir, a 70-year-old farmer of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district expected a bumper crop this season. With temperatures rising earlier than usual, he witnessed huge flowers for fruits in his garden. However, within two weeks, most flowers started fading and many apple trees had withered.

  • Rouf, Kashmir’s folk dance performed on occasions like Eid, is dying slowly May 01, 2022 07:31 PM IST

    Rouf, Kashmir’s folk dance performed on occasions like Eid, is dying slowly

    Rouf is now limited to just marriage celebrations, as the new generation of Kashmiri women takes little to no interest in learning or performing it.

  • Photo of kebab seller from Kashmir wins international photography award Apr 27, 2022 06:31 PM IST

    Photo of kebab seller from Kashmir wins international photography award

    An Indian photographer has won a prestigious international photography contest with his image of a kebab seller from Kashmir.

  • Film fest pick: The Kashmir film you haven’t heard of Apr 24, 2022 04:13 PM IST

    Film fest pick: The Kashmir film you haven’t heard of

    After winning Best Debut Indian Director at the Kerala International Film Festival last month, Prabhash Chandra’s ‘I’m Not The River Jhelum’ will be screened next week at the Kolkata International Film Festival.

  • Mahatta & Co, India's longest-surviving photo studio, has framed 107 years of Kashmiri art, crafts, people and politics Apr 24, 2022 01:37 PM IST

    Mahatta & Co, India's longest-surviving photo studio, has framed 107 years of Kashmiri art, crafts, people and politics

    In 1915, the Mehta brothers started a photo studio on The Bund, a Jhelum river embankment in Srinagar. The studio continues to run 107 years on.

  • Ramadan 2022: The place of rice in Kashmiri cuisine Apr 16, 2022 07:17 PM IST

    Ramadan 2022: The place of rice in Kashmiri cuisine

    Whether it is Sehri (pre-dawn meal) or Iftar (evening meal), rice - locally known as “Batt-e” - is eaten throughout the month of Ramadan in Kashmir.

  • Kashmir witnesses record breaking tourist arrivals in spring 2022 Apr 03, 2022 09:35 AM IST

    Kashmir witnesses record breaking tourist arrivals in spring 2022

    During the first three months of 2022, more than 3 lakh tourists arrived in Kashmir to enjoy the snow in Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam followed by the spring tourism around Srinagar’s Dal Lake.

  • How an old Kashmiri woman established the first private museum in Sopore, J&K Apr 02, 2022 07:29 AM IST

    How an old Kashmiri woman established the first private museum in Sopore, J&K

    Kashmir itinerary: Meeras Mahal is set to reopen for visitors after two years, with additional collections on display.

  • In Pics: Asia’s largest tulip garden now open in Srinagar Mar 27, 2022 06:50 PM IST

    In Pics: Asia’s largest tulip garden now open in Srinagar

    Asia’s largest tulip garden, at the foothills of the Zabarwan range in Srinagar, is now open to tourists.

  • Spring is here: Srinagar's Badamwari is bustling with tourists again Mar 20, 2022 05:29 PM IST

    Spring is here: Srinagar's Badamwari is bustling with tourists again

    For centuries, the Badamwari has been the first to reverberate with life with the onset of the spring season in J&K.

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