Amarnath Yatra 2017 to start from June 29 for 40 days

Amarnath Yatra 2017

Srinagar: The annual Amarnath Yatra (Amarnath Yatra 2017) will commence on June 29th and it will last for 40 days, this decision was taken at a meeting of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board on Monday. The meeting was chaired by Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra, who is also chairman of the Shri Amarnath Shrine […]


Govt bars hotels, restaurants from billing ‘Service Charges’

Govt bars hotels, restaurants from billing 'Service Charges'

Jammu: The Government has prohibited the hotels and restaurants from billing Services Charges on customers. Following directions by the Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, the Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs has issued Circular No: 02 FCSCA of 2017 whereby Service Charges billed by the hotels and […]


J&K Tourism announces Mega Winter Festivities Calendar 2017

Kashmir Mega Winter Festivities Calendar 2017

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department on Sunday announced the calendar for Mega Winter Festivities and Activities to attract the visitors to Kashmir’s winter destinations Gulmarg and Pahalgam in 2017. According to the statement, the secretary Tourism, Farooq Ahmad shah while sharing the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Muftis keen interest for promoting JK. The CM wants […]


This shikarawala gave his life to save Kashmir’s guests

Srinagar: Ghulam Mohammad Guroo lived and died to uphold the rich ethos of atithi devo bhava! The 55-year-old braveheart shikarawala (boatman) made Kashmir proud by giving his own life to save a group of tourists from drowning in the gushing waters of Jhelum. Three days have passed, but Guroo’s body is still untraceable in the […]