News Topic:Tourism

Schools asked not to plan excursions to Gulmarg on weekends

The Chief Executive Officer of Gulmarg Development Authority has written a letter to the Director of School Education Kashmir.

Foreign tourist arrivals to Kashmir dip by 95 percent

In the past three years, the foreign tourist arrivals in Kashmir Valley have dipped by almost 95.22 per cent. However, the domestic tourist arrival increased.

₹1.42 lakh Cr J-K’s annual budget to cover all sections: LG Manoj Sinha

Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday said that Rs 1.42 lakh crore J&K budget for the year 2022-23 will cover all sections.

J-K sees 72 lakh tourists since September 2021: G Kishan Reddy

More than 1.43 lakh tourists visited J&K in December 2021 and the number of tourists who visited since September 2021 is over 72 lakh, the Tourism Ministry said.

Yousmarg to entice tourists with snowbikes

The J-K's Department of Tourism is trying to entice tourists to visit the famous tourist destination of Yousmarg in Budgam by bringing in snowbikes.

COVID-19 cripples Tourism sector in Jammu & Kashmir

The pandemic of COVID-19 has badly hit Tourism sector in Jammu Kashmir. There are no tourists at present in the Valley owing to the lockdown.

In Kashmir, Asia’s biggest Tulip Garden blooms to attract tourists

Asia's largest tulip garden, which overlooks the famed Dal Lake here, opened to the public, kicking off the new tourism season in Kashmir.

Badamwari to open for visitors on March 21

With the weather being pleasant in Kashmir Valley, Badamwari will be thronged open to the public on Sunday, which is the day of Nowruz.

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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar wraps up memorable visit to Kashmir

Former Indian team captain Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, accompanied by his wife and daughter, concluded a memorable visit to Kashmir on Thursday.
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Election preparations intensify in J-K ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls

As the country gears up for the Lok Sabha elections scheduled for April-May 2024, preparations are in full swing in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K Govt announces ambitious start-up policy and new industrial estates

The Administrative Council (AC) of Jammu and Kashmir has approved the development of seven new Industrial Estates and unveiled the J&K Start-up Policy 2024-27.

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Neglected PHC in Pulwama prompts local action, authorities respond

In Arihal village of Pulwama district, a Primary Health Centre building completed in 2016 by the J&K Housing Board stands abandoned, stirring frustration among residents.

Pulwama marriage hall transformed after The Kashmir Pulse’s coverage

A marriage hall in Bellow village of Pulwama district has seen a transformative cleanup effort following the intervention prompted by the coverage on The Kashmir Pulse.