Rain, fresh snowfall break dry spell in Kashmir

Srinagar, February 11: Light rain and snowfall occurred in Kashmir valley on Thursday breaking the nearly two-month long dry spell in the state. “There has been light snowfall in the higher reaches and rainfall in the plains of Jammu and Kashmir during the night,” an official of the Met department said. “Gulmarg received 20 cm of fresh More...

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Fisheries Dept. to promote trout farming in J&K

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