SRINAGAR: Even as the authorities withdrew permission for a Hindu pilgrimage, at least nine people were injured Thursday as locals at Kulgam clashed with government forces amidst protests that erupted over the suddenly planned Hindu pilgrimage to Kousar Nag, a high altitude hill spring in Kulgam... more
SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has called for the ‘peaceful protest’ after Friday prayers on August 1, and a complete shutdown on August 2, against governments move to make Kousar Naag another “Yatra Destination”.
Geelani in a media interview accused... more
SRINAGAR: Kashmir's most famous hill spring is situated over a rocky bed at an altitude of 12000 ft above sea level, near the exotic Aharbal waterfall. This blue water spring measures about three miles in circumference. Ice blocks float over this 'glacial lake' throughout the year.