J&K L-G asks visiting tourists to be UT’s goodwill ambassadors

J&K L-G asks visiting tourists to be UT’s goodwill ambassadors

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has asked tourists to the Union Territory to become its goodwill ambassadors. Sinha made the request while visiting Dal Lake on Tuesday evening where he interacted with many tourists from different parts of the country. Asking them …

Train services resume in Kashmir after 11 months; 1,100 travel on the first day

Train services resume in Kashmir after 11 months; 1,100 travel on first day

Nearly 1,100 people traveled between Banihal and Baramulla railway stations as train services resumed in Kashmir on Monday after remaining suspended for around 11 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said. Two trains chugged on the railway tracks in Kashmir as the railway authorities …

J-K admin submits INR 198-cr development plan for Mansar to Centre

J-K admin submits INR 198-cr development plan for Mansar to Centre

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has submitted an INR 198-crore plan for the development of Samba district’s famous Mansar belt to the Centre under the Swadesh darshan scheme, officials said. This was revealed by the officials at a meeting headed by Advisor to the Lieutenant …

Tourism is reviving in Jammu and Kashmir, proves the rise in the number of tourists

Tourism is reviving in Jammu and Kashmir, proves the rise in number of tourists

The rise in tourists in Jammu and Kashmir is a sign of revival of the sector post the coronavirus pandemic, Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel said on Thursday, hitting out at naysayers who claimed that the scrapping of the erstwhile state’s special status had taken …