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Govt to start bicycle sharing service around Dal Lake: Asiea Naqash

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 13: Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Asiea Naqash today said that the Government is mulling to start bicycle sharing service around the Dal Lake and its adjacent areas for tourists. While reviewing the functioning of LAWDA, the Minister said that while enjoying the bicycle ride around the Dal Lake, tourists will also explore its adjoining ... Read More »

‘GST gives slow death to valley’s vital sectors’

Export of carpet has come down by 17 per cent in Kashmir Srinagar, Nov 11 (KNS): Four months have passed since the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax in the state, several vital sectors are facing heavy losses by it. Jammu and Kashmir joined the Goods and Services Tax regime in first week of July after the Assembly passed ... Read More »

Zulfkar interacts with Reasi dealers, addresses their issues

  Announces coverage of additional 5000 souls under PHH              REASI, NOVEMBER, 11: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today held an interactive session here with the local dealers and addressed the issues raised by them.             The dealers of Mahore, Dharmari, Chasana, Katra, Pouni and Thakrakote apprised the Minister about their demands related to ... Read More »

CM reviews power, drinking water scenario in Valley

Directs regulated supply; availability of transformers, water tankers Srinagar, Nov 05 (KNS): In view of the continued dry spell leading to depletion of water levels in streams, canals and other reserviours across the Kashmir Valley, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today convened a high level meeting to review the situation and take measures for addressing the situation. Taking a serious view ... Read More »

Engineers, PSU Employees delegations call on Finance Minister

Seek redress of their demands           SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 05: A delegation of State Joint Action Committee of Graduate Engineering Associations (an amalgam Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Graduates Associations) led by the Chairman Peerzada Hidayatullah (President JKEEGA), Er Firdous Ahad Bhat (President JKMEGA) and Er Farooq A Ganaie (President JKCEGA) called on the Minister for Finance Dr Haseeb A Drabu here today. ... Read More »

JK participates in Discover India Travel Expo in Chennai

Chennai, Nov 5: J&K Tourism participated in the two day Discover India Travel Expo held in Chennai Trade Centre, in Nandambakkam to promote and project State’s tourism products including food, art and craft besides its bewitching beauty. Deputy Director Tourism Kashmir Peerzada Zahoor along with MD & CEO – Sivanesan Group of companies S. Sivanesan and Assistant Director of Tourism, ... Read More »

We are open to ideas for marketing of Kashmir tourism: Sarmad Hafez

‘This winter series of events in pipeline, we expect high tourism’ Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): Days after appointed as Secretary Tourism Sarmad Hafeez Friday said the tourism department is open to idea about the marketing of Kashmir tourism, stating that this winter they are organising a series of events at various places. Speaking to KNS in an exclusive conversation, Hafeez said Kashmir ... Read More »

KCC&I concerned over opening of wine shop at Srinagar Airport

Urges Govt to take all measures to protect unique culture of State Srinagar, Nov 02 (KNS): President of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCC&I), Javed Ahmad Tenga Thursday expressed serious concern at the reported proposal of opening a wine shop at the Srinagar Airport.  KCC&I as per the statement issued to KNS condemned the proposal in all forms and ... Read More »

Veeri for vibrancy in Revenue Deptt

Inaugurates one-day zonal revenue conference, tehsil office Sheeri           BARAMULLA,  NOVEMBER 2: Minister for Revenue, Relief, Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Disaster Management Abdul Rehman Veeri today stressed on bringing vibrancy in the functioning of Revenue Department.             The Minister was speaking at a one-day zonal revenue conference of Revenue Officers of Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara here.          Secretary Revenue Shafiq Ahmed Raina, Divisional ... Read More »

Secy tourism holds introductory meeting with travel trade fraternity 

Srinagar, Nov 1: Secretary Tourism Sarmad Hafeez (IAS) Wednesday evening had an introductory meeting with the travel trade and hospitality sector to seek inputs from them on upcoming tourism promotional campaigns. The meeting was also attended by Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah, Deputy Directors Peerzada Zahoor, Riyaz Beigh and Waseem Raja besides Director SKICC Yasmeen Khan and the representatives from ... Read More »