‘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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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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