Bollywood continues to keep date with Kashmir

Bollywood continues to keep date with Kashmir

Despite recent drop in Kashmir’s tourist footfall after the Pulwama attack on February 14, popular tourist hubs across the valley continue to be popular destinations for Bollywood to shoot their films. With Tulip and almond bloom expected during end of...
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J&K tourism may advertise in upcoming IPL

J&K tourism may advertise in upcoming IPL

In a move to attract visitors back to Kashmir, J&K tourism department is mulling to advertise state’s tourism destinations during the telecast of upcoming IPL 2019 from various sports channels. According to an official spokesperson, Advisor to Governor K...
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Extend UDAN scheme to Kashmir: Tourism Body

Extend UDAN scheme to Kashmir: Tourism Body

With the skyrocketing airfares shooing away intending tourists to Kashmir, the Valley-based tourism players Monday asked why the central government was not extending its air travel scheme, which facilitates cheaper airfares to several destinations, to Kashmir....
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Anti-Social elements have started Kashmir Tourism boycott campaign: KCCI

Anti-Social elements have started Kashmir Tourism boycott campaign: KCCI

Valley’s travel and trade bodies have accused some anti-social elements in India for damaging Kashmir tourism by launching ‘Kashmir boycott campaign’.In a joint press conference, the representatives from travel and hospitality sector urged Government of ...
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‘Tourists are our Guests’ Kashmir hotels open doors to stranded tourists

‘Tourists are our Guests’ Kashmir hotels open doors to stranded tourists

Amid heightened cross-border tension, which led to the closure of the Srinagar airport for civilian flights on Wednesday, hotels in the Kashmir valley have opened their doors to the stranded tourists, offering them free accommodation. Several hoteliers and tra...
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Traders hit streets against mob attacks on Kashmiris across India

Traders hit streets against mob attacks on Kashmiris across India

Kashmir based trade bodies and members of civil society on Friday held a joint protest at city centre Lal Chowk against mob attacks on Kashmiris in various states. The organisations which had called shutdown and protests included both factions of...
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Kashmir trade not dependent on Jammu: Kashmir Inc

Kashmir trade not dependent on Jammu: Kashmir Inc

The business in Kashmir valley is not completely dependent on imports from Jammu as just 30 percent of goods are being imported currently from there, Kashmir-based traders said.The remaining 70 percent goods are imported to the Valley from other states.Althoug...
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Govt asks airlines to check sudden hike, KCCI urges to bring airfare under essential service act

Govt asks airlines to check sudden hike, KCCI urges to bring airfare under essential service act

Welcoming the concern shown by Governor Satya Pal Malik and advisor Khurshid A Ganai over rising air fare, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) sought brining air travel under the purview of Essential Services Act. In a statement,...
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NC, AIP, traders protest SAC move on J&K Bank, BJP welcomes decision

NC, AIP, traders protest SAC move on J&K Bank, BJP welcomes decision

A day after the Kashmir Economic Alliance threatened to launch an agitation against the decision to turn J&K Bank into a public sector undertaking (PSU), the National Conference (NC) and Awami Ittehad Party protested the move on Monday. The Kashmir...
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Kashmir’s image unscathed post two years of demonetisation, but economy badly hit

Kashmir’s image unscathed post two years of demonetisation, but economy badly hit

Two years ago, when Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre demonetised 86 percent of currency in one go, acrimonious debates riled the country, except Kashmir. The move was immediately dismissed as a failure. Kashmir remained largely unaffected. When sever...
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