updated 9:25 AM GMT, Nov 26, 2014

Where has Kashmir's golden meadow gone?

Bollywood films like Yash Chopra's "Silsila", Shammi Kapoor-Sharmila Tagore starrer "Kashmir Ki Kali" and Raj Kapoor's "Ram Teri Ganga Maili", to mention just a few, were shot here. As hotels, roadsid

  • Sonamarg: Shiekh Qayoom
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In pictures: expedition to Pir Ki Gali

In pictures: expedition to Pir Ki Gali

The panoramic view of Chowgam – a small hamlet in Shupian district in South Kashmir where Mughal Road begins – reminded me of a landscape by an accomplished artist, whose masterful strokes bring paint

  • Report, Pictures: Kamran Raashid Bhat
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US extends negative travel advisory for Kashmir

The US government has extended by one year the adverse travel advisory on Jammu and Kashmir state citing militant attacks and violent public unrest .

 

Kashmir used to witness massive flow of tourists

  • Srinagar: ANI
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First train between Delhi, Katra starts Monday

The first superfast New Delhi-Katra train called "Shri Shakti Express" will start from New Delhi and Katra railway stations Monday evening.

 

Indian railway sources said that "Shri Shakti Express" wil

  • New Delhi: IANS
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SC asks Kashmir govt to restore Dal

India's Supreme Court has directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to concentrate on efforts to restore the pristine beauty of the world-famous Dal Lake.

 

The direction was given by the court when i

  • New Delhi: PTI
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'No visa-free entry for Bangladeshis'

 There is no move to make provisions for visa-free entry of Bangladeshi nationals into India, a source in the external affairs ministry said Saturday.

 

"We have seen reports in the press regarding a

  • New Delhi: IANS
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Manali-Leh road reopens after six months

The road that connects Manali in Himachal Pradesh to Leh in Jammu and Kashmir reopened to traffic after remaining closed for over six months due to heavy snow deposits, an official said here Tuesday.

  • Manali: IANS
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Passenger train services to Katra shortly

The long-awaited train service to Katra, the base camp of Vaishno Devi shrine, in Jammu and Kashmir will soon be a reality as railways is gearing up to make the 25-km-long Udhampur-Katra rail line ope

  • KDNN
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Amarnath security reviewed in JK

Jammu and Kashmir governor N N Vohra today reviewed security arrangements for the upcoming annual yatra to the 3,880-metre-high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in the state.

 

"A high-level meeting was h

  • Srinagar: PTI
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DD, AIR to inform Amarnath pilgrims of procedures

The information and broadcasting ministry is planning to launch special awareness campaigns on Doordarshan and All India Radio to inform people about the procedures to be followed during the Amarnath

  • New Delhi: IANS
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Amarnath Yatra to begin June 28

The annual yatra to the Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district will start on June 28, it was announced Thursday.

 

The announcement was made at a meeting here of se

  • Jammu: IANS
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Bhojpuri film being shot in Kashmir

With the opening up of world famous Tulip Garden Bollywood filmmakers have started thronging to Kashmir and in a first a Bojpuri movie ‘Villian-A Love Story’ is being shot. 

 

The shooting for the Bol

  • Srinagar: KNS
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Kashmir Mughal gardens get a face lift

Kashmir's historical Mughal Gardens is getting a facelift ahead of the tourist season.

 

In an attempt to attract a large number of tourists, the Shalimar Gardens and other Mughal Gardens in Kashmir a

  • Srinagar: ANI
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Super-luxury resort in Kashmir's Meadow of Flowers

As this world-famous resort prepares to host a record number of tourists this year, Gulmarg's only 5-star luxury property, the Khyber, claims it is now an internationally-established brand.

 

Priding

  • Srinagar: IANS
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Fake tour operators’ racket busted

Police have busted a fake tour operators racket who used to cheat tourists in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar. Three persons running the fake agencies have been arrested.

 

Tourist police

  • Srinagar: KD
  • Category: Travel