Who will clean Dal Lake? Twitter spat heats up in Srinagar over Army role
Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 8:29 AM
The fringes of Dal Lake have started freezing with Srinagar in grip of a-severe-cold-wave, but a-political-war of tweets between local civic body's top-two-representatives over who will clean-up the iconic water body is heating-up. Two-days after Srinagar's Deputy Mayor thanked Army for volunteering to clean the lake, the Mayor has said that it is "not the job" of soldiers to "venture into civil governance domains".
Students exhibit solar-powered boat in Dal Lake
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:20 PM
A group of engineering students have made an eco-friendly solar powered motor boat and demonstrated it in Dal Lake today. The two-seater boat with a load capacity of 150 kg were developed by the 12 students - all Kashmiri - who are from a private college in Chandigarh. It was launched by Srinagar Deputy Commissioner Syed Abid Rasheed Shah.