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Cold wave returns, Srinagar freezes at minus 5.7 degrees Celsius

Srinagar: Intense cold wave gripped Kashmir Saturday while the minimum temperatures plummeted several notches below the freezing point. An MeT official said that the clear night sky led to the drop in minimum temperatures, adding that the weather is expected to remain dry during the next three days. Kashmir’s capital city Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of […]

Cold wave hold grip in Kashmir, Drass freezes at minus 24.8 Degrees Celsius

Srinagar: Cold wave gripped Kashmir Valley including Ladakh region Monday as temperatures dropped below the freezing point. Drass town recorded a minimum temperature of minus 24.8 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature settled at minus 9.8. Srinagar recorded minus 4 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 12.5 and Gulmarg minus 11 as the minimum temperatures on Monday. Leh town […]

Srinagar Freezes At Minus 6.7 As Cold Wave Continues

As a cold wave intensified across Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, Jammu city recorded the season’s coldest night at 3.5 degrees Celsius, the Met said. In the Ladakh region and valley, the mercury dropped several degrees below the freezing point, with Leh recording minus 17.1 and Kargil minus 14.4.; while Srinagar posting a minus 6.7, […]

Income Tax Department Freezes Bank Account of Cognizant

Income Tax department has frozen Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp’s bank accounts and deposits in Chennai and Mumbai for allegedly evading a dividend distribution tax (DDT), according to a report on Tuesday. A Cognizant spokesman confirmed the report and said in a statement that a court has instructed the tax department not to take further action […]