Srinagar’s waste management gets shot in the arm

Srinagar’s waste management gets shot in the arm

GoI sanctions Rs 91.97 Cr for City’s garbage collection, scientific disposal; SMC launches mechanized waste gathering  In a bid to make historic Srinagar a model City, Government of India has sanctioned Rs 91.97 crore for collection, transportation and scientific disposal...
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Stay away from Kashmir resorts, F&CO tells UK citizens

Stay away from Kashmir resorts, F&CO tells UK citizens

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office in New Delhi has recommended to the citizens of the United Kingdom not to travel to tourist destinations of Pahalgam, Sonamarg and Gulmarg in Kashmir, thus continuing with its decade-old harsh advisory that has dealt...
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When Finance Minister got JK Bank’s telephone network swapped to ‘benefit’ son

When Finance Minister got JK Bank’s telephone network swapped to ‘benefit’ son

Political propaganda or political interference? While the J&K Bank is in a fix over Rs 2500 crore worth stressed loans, the Sunday’s statement by the State Finance Minister Abdur Rahim Rather— calling the issue as “political propaganda”—is only a...
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Kashmir tourism festival from June 21

Kashmir tourism festival from June 21

Government would provide various facilities related to adventure tourism including water sports, paragliding, etc. to the tourists visiting Kashmir during the summer festival commencing from 21 June to 29 June in Valley.This information was given by the Minist...
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‘Kashmir has aesthetic appeal for shooting; Govt should woo filmmakers’

‘Kashmir has aesthetic appeal for shooting; Govt should woo filmmakers’

Poor infra, bad roads hampering tourism in Kashmir: Sanjay Khan Bollywood director, Sanjay Khan, today said that poor infrastructure, bad roads were hampering the growth of tourism in Kashmir.The yesteryear actor who is on a private tour to Kashmir in...
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Govt lifts SMS ban

Govt lifts SMS ban

People question the timing of ‘poll gimmick’ The state government Tuesday lifted the four-year-old ban on Short Messaging Services (SMS) on all pre-paid cell phone subscribers in Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah ordered lifting of the ban a...
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US travel advisory on Kashmir to continue for further 1 year

US travel advisory on Kashmir to continue for further 1 year

It will deeply affect state economy, hit tourism sector: Traders’ bodies The US Department of State has extended by one year the adverse travel advisory on Kashmir citing “militant incidents” and “violent public unrest” in the disputed Himalayan regi...
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Sopore gets seed storage plant

Sopore gets seed storage plant

Rs. 2 cr utilized for enhancing agri productivity in Dist: Dir Agri Agriculture Department has spent Rs. 2 crore in district Baramulla for enhancing the production & productivity of various crops during the year 2013-14. The amount has been spent...
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LAHDC revokes permit system for Indian tourists

LAHDC revokes permit system for Indian tourists

‘Move aimed to make visit of domestic visitors hassle-free’ To make travel of Indian tourists to Leh hassle-free, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) has done away with permit system. Earlier, the tourists both domestic and foreign were requ...
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Now Punjab cops waylay, harass Kashmiri travelers

Now Punjab cops waylay, harass Kashmiri travelers

‘Our vehicles stopped, searched and let go after hefty bribe’ Punjab has turned out to be another State of India after New Delhi where every Kashmiri is being seen with suspicion by the police as every vehicle bearing registration number...
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