Asia largest Tulip garden in Kashmir opens up for tourists

Asia largest Tulip garden in Kashmir opens up for tourists

Asia’s largest Tulip garden on the banks of Srinagar’s Dal Lake opened on Wednesday for both tourists and local residents. The floriculture department has planted 2.3 million bulbs over an area of 15 hectares with eighty varieties of the flower...
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Banihal-Qazigund rail section to be commissioned by May

Banihal-Qazigund rail section to be commissioned by May

In a major step towards connecting Kashmir with rest of the country by rail, the long-awaited Banihal-Qazigund section will be commissioned within the next two months, providing an all-weather means of transport to the valley. This decision was taken at...
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NHPC rules out return of power projects to JK

NHPC rules out return of power projects to JK

Srinagar, Mar 8: In a virtual snub to Jammu and Kashmir Government, National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has ruled out return of power projects to the State.  In an interview with a New Delhi based news channel, Director, Finance NHPC,...
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Extreme Weather Kills Thousands of Ladakh’s Pashmina Goats

Extreme Weather Kills Thousands of Ladakh’s Pashmina Goats

Last year’s unusually dry summer and this winter’s unprecedented snowfall, the worst in nearly 50 years, in Ladakh’s Changtang area has claimed over 18,000 “pashmina” goats, the source of one of the finest varieties of wool that h...
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Jammu Being Developed At The Cost of Kashmir: JKCCCC

Jammu Being Developed At The Cost of Kashmir: JKCCCC

‘Recent cabinet reshuffle a plan to halt dev works in Valley’ Srinagar, Mar 04: Criticizing the State government for recent cabinet reshuffle, Valley based contractors Monday said all key positions have been given to the “babus” of Jammu. “There is.....
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‘Curfews, Strikes Cost Kashmir Rs 2 Lakh Crores’

‘Curfews, Strikes Cost Kashmir Rs 2 Lakh Crores’

In last 10 days, Valley loses Rs 1000 crores: Experts Srinagar, Feb 22: Kashmir incurred losses of around Rs two lakh crores due to curfews and strikes in the last 23 years, business experts said on Friday. “A day of...
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Hague court upholds India’s right on Kishanganga project in Kashmir

Hague court upholds India’s right on Kishanganga project in Kashmir

NEW DELHI: The International Court of Arbitration at The Hague on Monday upheld India’s right to divert water from the Kishanganga hydroelectric project (KHEP). Reacting to the development, official spokesperson in the ministry of external affairs said, ...
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After Hajeej & Al-Balaagh, Al-Habib deceives people

HAJJ ASPIRANTS DUPED AGAIN Srinagar, Feb 7: Barely months after a city based tour operator duped at least 126 Hajj aspirants, a fresh case of “fraud” by a tour operator Al-Habib came to fore in the Valley. Police has detained...
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Hot air balloon rides take flight in Kashmir

Hot air balloon rides take flight in Kashmir

The tourism department in Jammu and Kashmir and the Indian Institute of Ski and Mountaineering (IISM) have introduced hot air balloon rides to promote adventure tourism in the valley. The efforts of IISM has yielded the desired result and Gulmarg...
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BSNL to lap up Tata’s JK clientele

Srinagar, Jan 22: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has decided to lap up the entire clientele of Tata Teleservices Limited in Jammu and Kashmir as the latter wound up its operation in the state from January 18. The state-owned corporation...
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