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“Be the goodwill ambassadors of Jammu & Kashmir”: Lt Governor to tourists

“Be the goodwill ambassadors of Jammu & Kashmir”: Lt Governor to tourists

Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Tuesday evening paid a visit to Dal Lake, where he met several tourists who came from different parts of the country. During his interaction with the tourists, the Lieutenant Governor enquired about the experiences of their visit to Jammu and Kashmir. “Be the goodwill ambassadors of Jammu & Kashmir and […]

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Director Tourism Kmr, DDC Budgam visit Doodhpathri

Director Tourism Kmr, DDC Budgam visit Doodhpathri

  Rs 100 Cr to be spent for infrastructure development of Doodhpathri, Yousmarg, Tosamadaan Budgam, Feb 23 (KNO): Director Tourism Kashmir, Dr. G N Itoo along with District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza Tuesday visited tourist resort Doodhpathri, to review the preparedness amid upcoming tourist season. Director during the visit convened a meeting […]

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BREATHER: No indication of second wave of Covid in J&K yet: Experts

BREATHER: No indication of second wave of Covid in J&K yet: Experts

  Research going on whether vaccine will be effective against new Covid strains: Dr Naved Nazir Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNO): Senior medicos in Kashmir on Tuesday said that as of now there are no indications of second wave of Covid-19 in J&K, but people must follow Covid SOPs in letter and spirit. Talking […]

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MUTTON CRISIS: Stalemate over rates push retail dealers to roads

MUTTON CRISIS: Stalemate over rates push retail dealers to roads

  Appeals authorities to find ‘amicable’ solution to problems of mutton dealers of Kashmir Faizan Wani Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNO): At a time when impasse over mutton rates continues between the government and wholesale dealers, retail dealers on Tuesday staged a protest here urging authorities to find an amicable solution to the problem so that […]

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2 years on, Industrial Bio-Technology Park in Handwara awaits completion

2 years on, Industrial Bio-Technology Park in Handwara awaits completion

  Tasaduq Hussain Handwara, Feb 23 (KNO): In a sheer disappointment to the people of the border district Kupwara, the lone Industrial Biotechnology Park sanctioned in 2018 to be set up in Handwara town still awaits the completion while the project was supposed to be completed in three years after the approval. In June 2018, […]

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Sonam Wangchuk makes solar-heated military tent for Indian army

Sonam Wangchuk makes solar-heated military tent for Indian army

  Tasaduq Hussain Leh, Feb 23 (KNO): Ladakh based engineer, Sonam Wangchuk known for his innovations has developed the world’s first solar-heated military tent to help the troopers in forwarding areas that witness freezing temperature during the winters. The tent is believed to reduce the expenses and help the troopers in maintaining the warm temperature. […]

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Train tickets get costlier as railways raises passenger fare

Train tickets get costlier as railways raises passenger fare

  Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNO): After the resumption of train service, passengers are now paying triple train fare as authorities changed the nomenclature of train service to express/mail. Passengers from different areas of Kashmir told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that train services are no longer cheaper as fare has been hiked three […]

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J&K Transporters defer strike after meeting with Govt officials

J&K Transporters defer strike after meeting with Govt officials

  Jammu, Feb 23 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir Transporters Tuesday deferred the strike after a crucial meeting with the officials from the UT administration. Transporters had called for an indefinite strike in the UT from February 24 against the imposition of tax and had demanded increase in fares. “We were all set to hold a […]

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Picturesque Sonamarg all set to be thrown open for tourists on Feb 25

Picturesque Sonamarg all set to be thrown open for tourists on Feb 25

  Raja Syed Rather Ganderbal, Feb 23 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to throw open picturesque Sonamarg tourist resort February 25 in a bid to promote tourism. This year, the tourist destination will be open for tourists and locals earlier than previous years. o Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal Dr Shafqat Iqbal told news agency—Kashmir […]

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Meet Sakeena Jabeen, a woman from Pulwama who has written hundreds of poems on social issues

Meet Sakeena Jabeen, a woman from Pulwama who has written hundreds of poems on social issues

  Jahangeer Ganaie Pulwama, Feb 23 (KNO): A woman from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district is all set to publish her first book after writing on various social issues in the past five years. Sakeena Jabbar pen name Sakeena Jabeen (27), a resident of Pathan village in Pulwama district is winning hearts by writing short stories, […]