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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Skiing courses to begin soon in Gulmarg

Skiing courses to begin soon in Gulmarg

Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (IISM) will conduct six skiing courses in the Kashmir’s famous ski resort at Gulmarg. “We have planned six ski courses of two weeks each till mid March next year,” Principal of IISM J S...
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Pir Panjal Tunnel Ready To Link Kashmir Valley

Pir Panjal Tunnel Ready To Link Kashmir Valley

Train passengers in the Kashmir Valley can soon travel up to Banihal with railways today announcing completion of the key Qazigund-Banihal section which also comprises the longest transportation tunnel in the country built after a seven-year effort. Opening of...
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Now, Mobile Apps For Your Safety

Now, Mobile Apps For Your Safety

With the spate of rape cases being highlighted across the country especially in the backdrop of the heinous gang rape case in Delhi there has been renewed concern over the safety of women like never before. Though discussions are still...
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Poultry farmers suffer heavy losses

Poultry farmers suffer heavy losses

Ranikhet infection Baramulla, Dec 24: The poultry farmers in this district have suffered heavy monetary losses by the sudden increase in bird mortality due to outbreak of Ranikhet disease in north Kashmir. According to the poultry farmers due to the...
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