Low tourist arrivals has affected our livelihood: Houseboat Owners seek CM’s help

Low tourist arrivals has affected our livelihood: Houseboat Owners seek CM’s help

Kashmir Houseboat owners association (KHOA) Wednesday appealed Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to announce compensation for them in view of low tourist arrivals in Kashmir. “Due to unfortunate unrest, the valley has witnessed total decline of tourism and incurred heavy loss...
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RBI Cash restrictions attempt to crush Kashmir Economy: Kashmir Inc

RBI Cash restrictions attempt to crush Kashmir Economy: Kashmir Inc

As banking regulator Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has started to restrict cash flow to Jammu and Kashmir by choking supply of high denomination fresh currency notes to banks operating in this region, various Kashmir-based business leaders on Wednesday said...
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Pack your bags for Kashmir gets its first Snowfall and looks Irresistibly Inviting

Pack your bags for Kashmir gets its first Snowfall and looks Irresistibly Inviting

Srinagar recorded its first snowfall of this season on Tuesday. Most of the areas in the Valley and in its plains received overnight snow. The city registered a minimum temperature of 3.1 degree Celsius on Monday, which was up by three degrees...
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RBI ‘Cuts’ cash flow to J&K, likely to affect businesses

RBI ‘Cuts’ cash flow to J&K, likely to affect businesses

Banking regulator Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has begun to restrict the flow of fresh currency notes to banks operating in Jammu and Kashmir which in now taking a toll on trade and businesses, highly placed banking executives said on...
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Kashmir boogies to winter’s warmth

Kashmir boogies to winter’s warmth

A State initiative offers heritage walks, ethnic food festivals and music shows It’s chilly around the Dal lake on Saturday afternoon, but a cruise-houseboat with an open-air theatre sets off to generate warmth with live music and enthusiastic youngsters. In...
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Tourism sector going from Bad to Worse

Tourism sector going from Bad to Worse

Stating that tourism sector is gone from bad to worse, Jammu and Kashmir Hoteliers Club today said that there is less than 5 percent occupancy in Kashmir hotels which is a cause of concern for the hospitality sector. A press...
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Golden Chinar leaves welcome tourists in Kashmir

Golden Chinar leaves welcome tourists in Kashmir

The mighty chinars at Naseem Bagh, the University of Kashmir, hold beauty in all seasons, but their grace increases manifolds in autumn when their leaves spread like a crimson blanket all over the campus. “Such scenic beauty is unique to...
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Centre gives nod for three new airports in J&K

Centre gives nod for three new airports in J&K

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha today said three new airports would come up in Jammu and Kashmir soon to increase air traffic. “We are looking at the probability of setting up one airport each in north and...
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Night landing facility at Srinagar airport soon: Union minister Jayant Sinha

Night landing facility at Srinagar airport soon: Union minister Jayant Sinha

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Govt unable to sell Baglihar power due to lack of buyers: Altaf Bukhari

Govt unable to sell Baglihar power due to lack of buyers: Altaf Bukhari

Education Minister, Syed Altaf Bukhari, Tuesday said the state government wasn’t able to sell power of 450 megawatt (Mw) Baglihar-II project due to non-availability of buyers. Altaf said that the per unit generation cost of the hydropower was very high...
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