jammu and kashmir tourism

Record tourist arrival is peace dividend : Kashmir minister


March 27th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora said Monday that a peaceful 2011 has been the year of making history in terms of arrival of ... Read more...

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‘Record tourist arrival in Kashmir is peace dividend’


March 26th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora Monday said 2011 had been a historical year for the state in terms of arrival of record number ... Read more...

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Preparations begin for Amarnath pilgrimage


March 21st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 21 (IANS) Upbeat after a record half a million pilgrims visited the Amarnath cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley last year, the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department ... Read more...

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Music, adventure and more at Gulmarg Winter Festival


February 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The scenic locales of Gulmarg are set to resonate with the sound of music, excitement of adventure sports, movies and parties, thanks to the upcoming ... Read more...

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India holds road shows in Saudi Arabia to attract tourists


January 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) To attract high-end tourists to some of its luxurious and exotic locales, India has held roadshows in three cities in Saudi Arabia, an official said ... Read more...

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Amarnath yatra begins


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) Amid religious fervour and slogans hailing Lord Shiva, the annual Amarnath pilgrimage was flagged off from Jammu Tuesday morning.Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister Nawang Rigzin ... Read more...

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Tourists throng Jammu and Kashmir’s Patnitop to enjoy snowfall


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanPatnitop (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan.3 (ANI): Scores of tourists thronged Patnitop in Jammu and Kashmir to enjoy the snowfall on Monday."I am happy to be here. The weather is ... Read more...

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Sindhura Gadde bags job from JK Tourism


September 25th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sindhura Gadde is by far one of the best looking women in the Telugu Film industry but she is one of the most under rated actresses as ... Read more...

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Ladakh Confluence Called Off Due To Alleged Drug Abuse


July 10th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): All the music lovers in India were eagerly waiting for the much awaited Ladakh Confluence, one of the nation's largest eco-friendly music festivals, which was set ... Read more...

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‘Kashmiri Pandit cuisine’ festival in Srinagar


June 26th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 26(ANI): In an attempt to recreate the magic of the Kashmiri Pandit Cuisine, a food festival has been organized in Srinagar.The festival is a joint venture between Jammu and ... Read more...

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Motor rally to boost adventure tourism


June 25th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora said the first motor rally on the Mughal road Friday will encourage adventure tourism in the state. Describing the rally as ... Read more...

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Third tunnel opens at Vaishno Devi shrine


April 21st, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) With the opening of a third tunnel, waiting time for pilgrims visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine has been further cut. The tunnel is connected to the sanctum sanctorum ... Read more...

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15 day Ladakh festival begins


September 3rd, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Jigmet AngchukLadakh (Jammu and Kashmir), Sep 3 (ANI): To attract more tourists, a 15 day long festival commenced in the polo ground of Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region on Tuesday.Union ... Read more...

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City View Restaurant reopens after 21 years in Kashmir


July 22nd, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, July 22 (ANI): Twenty one years since it was razed by militants, the City View Restaurant in Srinagar, has literally risen from the ashes.The restaurant, perched atop a hillock, ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to revive Buddhist sites to promote pilgrimage tourism


July 10th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 10 (ANI): In a bid to attract more Buddhist pilgrims, Jammu and Kashmir's tourism department is set to rejuvenate Buddhist sites in the state.The department has already sent a ... Read more...

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Airfares to Srinagar touch all time high as inflow of tourists increases


July 1st, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 1 (ANI): Airfares to Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir has increased almost four times the normal cost, as the number of tourists visiting the valley multiplied in the recent weeks.During ... Read more...

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Helicopter service to promote tourism in Bhaderwah


June 7th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
Bhaderwah (Jammu and Kashmir), June 7 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department has introduced helicopter services in the valley to ferry people to far flung spots, a step which is intended ... Read more...

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National Snow Rugby Championship begins in Kashmir


March 8th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Gulmarg, Mar 8 (ANI): India''s first National Snow Rugby Championship was kick-started in Gulmarg, Kashmir, on Saturday. The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department and the state''s rugby association are co-hosting the ... Read more...

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Snow Festival in Gulmarg attracts tourists in large numbers


February 5th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz Gulmarg, Feb 5 (ANI): Tourists are thronging Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir state to take part in the annual Snow Festival. The Snow Festival involving a number of events like ... Read more...

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Winter carnival begins in snow-covered Gulmarg (Lead)


February 3rd, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 3 (IANS) Fresh morning snowfall provided an idyllic background for the two-day snow carnival that started in this tourist resort of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday.More than 2,000 ... Read more...

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Plethora of winter sports at Kashmir snow carnival


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 3 (IANS) Attracted by facilities for winter sports like ice skating, ice hockey and snow rugby, over 2,000 tourists have descended on Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg town ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi shrine gears up for Navaratri


September 29th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 29 (IANS) The Vaishno Devi hill shrine in Jammu and Kashmir is all set for the nine-day long Navaratri festival starting Tuesday that will include cultural programmes and religious discourses.Organised ... Read more...

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Adventure tourism to gain fillip in Kashmir


May 10th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 10 (ANI): A five-member team of International Mountaineering Federation (IMF) in association with the tourism department of Kashmir promotes trekking destinations in the state. The relief and terrain of Kashmir ... 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...

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Visit Sanasar near Jammu for adventure tourism


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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