Kashmir varying weather keeps the local MeT Dept in news here
Its Director explains how his dept functions.
The Dept is equipped with Doppler radar and satellite meteorology which helps it in accurate weather data analysis.
MeT is planning to install radar at 3 more places in J&K for an even more accurate forecast.
Lethpora bombing fallout: Kashmiris in Jammu, elsewhere face rage
After the killing of 49 CRPF troopers in Lethpora suicide attack, Kashmiris in Jammu and elsewhere in the country have to face the public rage. Many Kashmiri students and shopkeepers were attacked and asked to vacate the places. Meanwhile, Kashmir Inc on Tuesday hit out at Jammu trader community for fueling violence in the region, which resulted in attacks and harassment of Kashmiris.
Predatory pricing by airlines during winters in Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to check predatory pricing by airlines here during the winter season. Commending Governor for raising the issue of high air ticket prices on Srinagar route mainly during closure of roads, a Kashmir industry group has demanded more strict steps to curb exploitation of helpless travelers.
Here is what general public has to say…
PDD to install prepaid electricity meters in JK
Power Development Department (PDD) is going to install prepaid, smart electricity meters in the state in a bid to cut transmission and distribution losses. Prepaid meters would have to be recharged just like a prepaid mobile phone number.
We asked the public whether these meters should be installed in Kashmir or not…Here is what they have to say