Kashmir got some relief from the cold wave as the night temperatures rose by several degrees across the Valley, except the ski-resort of Gulmarg where minimum temperature dropped by a degree. The Valley had been under the grip of intense cold wave, with Srinagar registering the season's coldest nights for the five consecutive days.
DGMOs of India and Pakistan will meet at the Wagah border on December 24 to discuss ways to ensure ceasefire on the Line of Control, three months after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterpart Nawaz Sharif proposed this meeting to defuse tensions. The meeting of the Director Generals of Military Operations(DGMO) was proposed by Pakistan Tuesday and India accepted it.
Locals residents Tuesday staged a sit-in protest outside the under-construction Kishen Ganga Hydro Electric Project (KGHEP) in bandipora district Tuesday . Authorities had yesterday imposed restrictions on the movement of civilians around the project area citing continuation of the work.