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Light snowfall expected in Kashmir Thursday

December 28th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Intense cold wave conditions continued to prevail in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday and the weather office has forecast light snowfall in the valley two days later."We can expect ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Encroachments threatening Dal Lake’s beauty

November 26th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Nov.26 (ANI): Encroachments and negligence by the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority in Jammu and Kashmir is diminishing the beauty of Srinagar's famous Dal Lake.Despite a ban on construction ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tourism hit hard due to unrest in Jammu and Kashmir

July 11th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 11 (ANI): Tourism has been hit hard in Jammu and Kashmir following the recent strikes, and imposition of curfew by the government.Most of the tourists have left the valley ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Water pollution forces J&K lakes on verge of extinction

June 10th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): The rapidly increasing water pollution has thrown all the major lakes of Jammu and Kashmir, including the world famous Dal Lake on verge of extinction, posing a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, enjoy DJ parties at houseboats on Dal Lake

April 21st, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, April 21 (ANI): The Shikaras (Kashmiri gondolas) and houseboats have been the main attraction in the picturesque Dal Lake in Srinagar, a beauteous town set amidst snow-capped mountains, pine forest and ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Now, reserve your houseboats at Srinagar Airport

April 11th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 11 (ANI): A reservation counter for booking houseboats was inaugurated at the Srinagar International Airport over the weekend.Tourism Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Nawang Rigzin Jora and many other ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lucrative discount packages to lure tourists in Kashmir

February 23rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Feb 23 (ANI): In an effort to revive tourism in Kashmir, hoteliers and houseboat owners in the valley have announced lucrative and discounted packages for visitors to Kashmir. ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Tourism in Kashmir Valley hit hard due to unrest

February 6th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb 6 (ANI): The ongoing violence and imposition of curfew in the Kashmir Valley has completely paralysed life.Tourism is one of the worst hit sectors.At present, tourist hubs like the Dal ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Recent boat tragedies spell doom to houseboat tourism in Kerala

November 11th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Malappuaram (Kerela), Nov 11 (ANI): The famous ferry queens plying on the backwaters of Kerala have failed to attract domestic and international tourists this year following the recent boat tragedies.At least ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Srinagar shutdown taking a toll on houseboat business

June 6th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 6 (ANI): As the protests over the rape and killing of two Muslim women continue in Srinagar, houseboat owners are increasingly finding it difficult to run their businesses.Locals associated with ... Read more...

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Houseboat owners in Kashmir launch save Dal lake campaign

March 21st, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 21 (ANI): Houseboat Owner''s Association has launched campaign to spread awareness among the residents as well as tourists about Dal Lake. Raw sewage, land encroachment and years of neglect have ... Read more...

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Gloomy trends disappoint tourism industry in Kashmir valley

April 16th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, April 16 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir tourism and hospitality sectors are facing a dull season due to decline in the number of tourists this year as compared to the ... Read more...

Posted in National |