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Trekking courses will herald new avenues in tourism for the state of Jammu and Kashmir, as much as it will bring more of cash. Initiation of state of the art trekking courses would become the focus of international tourists.
The objective of holding this multipurpose event is to showcase the State's rich composite culture.
Musharraf's candid remarks came days after he announced his return to active politics from London where he has been living in self-imposed exile.
Induction of security forces has been completed in advance to ensure that the militants didn’t manage to intrude into the forward base camps, two tracks and the cave shrine
Eight years down the line, Faesal has become the first Kashmiri to top the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination.
The SASB has taken a series of measures for environment protection and pollution control on scientific lines.
While Army is expected to man heights of the shrine, CRPF and police will cover other vintage points. If required, BSF could also be deployed at some sensitive installations for security of the pilgrims, official sources said
The original dates sanctioned by the Holy scriptures for the Yatra is from the Guru Purnima day – the day when the Charri Mubarak Yatra to the Amarnath Cave Shrine begins.
Kashmiri beautician, Sunanda is from a Kashmiri family, has trained as a beautician, and runs a spa. She’s lived in Dubai but is keen to come back home to India.
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Kashmir’s Tulip garden is far from attaining the status of being Asia’s largest park, although it can be termed as South Asia’s largest such park
The climatic conditions in Kashmir are favourable for the cultivation of exotic flowers.
Expressing his love for singing and poetry, Singh said, "Music has got no boundaries
The period can be extended depending upon the pilgrimage, which generally picks up after December 15 due to winter vacations.
The highway was to close on November 1 for winter months. However, due to dry weather, it was decided to allow traffic movement on the highway till weather permitted.
Two historic sites in Karnataka and rock carving of Sitala, rock carving of Devi riding a lion and Visveswara and other cave temple are missing in Jammu and Kashmir.
The function was organized by the Academy of Art, Culture and Languages in collaboration with Kashmir Sufi Society, Tourism and Information departments and Doordarshan, Srinagar.
Reports said that the step has been taken ahead of the winter season as Kashmir is fast emerging as a winter tourism destination.
The minimum temperature recorded last night were four to five degrees below normal for this time of the year.
Oxygen content in the atmosphere has gone up by 50 percent. Wheat cultivation, horticulture and greenhouses are also adding to the oxygen delivery," W. Selvamurthy, chief controller (R&D) of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Ghulam Hassan Sofi was not just a great singer but an institution in himself. He didn't merely sing songs, he vocalised the cultural philosophy of the Kashmir Valley.
Patron of N C Farooq Abdullah & PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed do have land as well as other properties registered on their name but their children (Mehbooba & Omar) alongwith former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad are both landless and homeless.
The depth of the lake has also decreased from 17 feet in 1970s to less than nine feet. The regular surveys of Lake and Waterways
The Home Minister’s statement made it categorically clear that the ban on pre-paid mobile phones would stay for a longer period.
This is for the first time that two top militants, operating in Reasi district for last six to 10 years, have been killed by a wild animal in the forests.
Over 28,000 posts referred for recruitment Number of vacancies rises to 36,414
Figures maintained by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) revealed that 69.55 lakh yatris had darshan of natural pindies of the Goddess this year by this evening. The number of yatris was expected to touch seven million on Sunday.
The biggest glacier in Kashmir, the Kolahoi glacier spread over just a little above 11sqkm, has shrunk 2.63sqkm in the past three decades, the study said.
With this alliance IndiaHotelReview.com becomes the first OTA (Online Travel Agency) from India or outside to be authorized by JKTDC.
The highest ever yatra to the holy cave shrine was recorded in 2007 when 74.17 lakh pilgrims had paid their obeisance to the Goddess Vaishno Devi.
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday evening formally decided to hand over the Shopian rape and murder case to the Central Bureau of Investigation
The Dargah, about 10 kms from the city towards the City airport at Satwari, is thronged every Thursday by hundreds of devotees who visit the shrine to make their offerings including oil for lighting lamps.
By Indian Metereological
Here is a moment which nobody would like to miss as the 21st century’s longest solar eclipse will also be witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours of July 22.
In a significant decision, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) has decided to restrict daily pilgrimage to the holy cave shrine up to a maximum of 30,000 yatris.
A Yatra Officer at Nunwan base camp said that 447 pilgrims reached Pahalgam yesterday and today unaware of the fact that yatra has not started from traditional route as yet. These pilgrims were sent to Baltal.
Despite being nearly four times in distance, Pahalgam remained the favourite route for Amarnath pilgrims than treacherous, albeit shorter, Baltal route.
The yatra, which was to begin on June 7, has now been scheduled to commence on June 15.
By Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board
The requisite forms for the purpose of registration can be collected from the designated Jammu and Kashmir Bank branches, across the country.
By Amarnath Yatra
Obstacles on tourist traffic to Pahalgam during Amarnath Yatra removed
By Dr BR Natarajan
This quote by Douglas Adams must be compulsorily read by all administrators “To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.”