IISM Gulmarg Introduces Hot Air Balloon On World Snow Day

IISM Gulmarg Introduces Hot Air Balloon On World Snow Day

On the occasion of World Snow day Indian Institute of Ski and Mountaineering (IISM), Gulmarg introduced hot air balloon flight at Gulmarg on Sunday. The event was inaugurated by Director Tourism Talat Parvez along with Principal IISM J S Dhillon....
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LPG Cap Raised To 9 Cylinders, Diesel Price Hike Coming

LPG Cap Raised To 9 Cylinders, Diesel Price Hike Coming

NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday raised the annual cap on supply of cheap cooking gas to nine cylinders from six and gave freedom to state-run oil companies to raise price of diesel “from time to time”. The new cap...
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Airlines Slash Domestic Fares By 50%, Trigger Rush For Tickets

Airlines Slash Domestic Fares By 50%, Trigger Rush For Tickets

MUMBAI: A sudden bonanza greeted travellers on Friday as competing airlines slashed one-way domestic airfares to most destinations to Rs 2,100. The unexpected reduction caused a mad rush to online travel portals, with people scampering to book tickets while th...
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KHARA formulates Vision Document for sustainable tourism

Srinagar Tourism Policy In view of the successful tourism year of 2012, Kashmir Hotels and Restaurant Association (KHARA) has urged the government to formulate tourism policy for next 15 years to help state’s tourism industry grow. “Tourism is the only...
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Omar highlights essentiality of regular air service to Kargil

Omar highlights essentiality of regular air service to Kargil

‘Would take up issue of subsidizing air fare with Centre’ Government committed to all round development of backward pockets KARGIL, JANUARY 07 – In an ultimate step for commencement of air service to Kargil, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Monday himself.....
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Airfares go sky high, hit winter tourism in Kashmir

Airfares go sky high, hit winter tourism in Kashmir

TaAK expresses concern Srinagar, Jan 3: Valley’s premier travel agents’ body, TAAK, today said the rising airfares have been badly affecting the winter tourism in Kashmir. In its Executive Committee meet today with its President Rauf Ahmad Tramboo in chair...
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7 Hydel Power Projects Put On EPC Mode In JK

7 Hydel Power Projects Put On EPC Mode In JK

Jammu, Jan 2: The Jammu and Kashmir Government Wednesday said seven hydel power projects in the state with combined installed capacity of 1,036 MW have been put on the public- private partnership route in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)...
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Kashmir gets slot 6 in top 10 travel destinations

Kashmir gets slot 6 in top 10 travel destinations

Google search trends for 2012 Mumbai, Dec 27: Kerala has edged out the Taj Mahal to become the number one travel destination in the Google’s search trends for India this year. Kerala is ranked at number one, Taj Mahal at...
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Kashmir introduces trekking courses to promote adventure tourism

Kashmir introduces trekking courses to promote adventure tourism

Srinagar, Dec.27 (ANI): Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have introduced trekking courses to promote adventure tourism. The Jammu and Kashmir ski and mountaineering association in collaboration with tourism department organized a trek from Faqeer Gujri, a vill...
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Kashmir’s willow bat industry anticipates huge sales during Indo-Pakistan Series

Kashmir’s willow bat industry anticipates huge sales during Indo-Pakistan Series

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec.25 (ANI): Manufacturers of willow cricket bats in Jammu and Kashmir rejoice as they expect a surge in enthusiasm for cricket resulting in huge sale of bats during the Twenty20 international between India and Pakistan. India...
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