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01-Jun-2018 Sonamarg

Tassaduq Hussain Mufti reviews tourism infrastructure at Sonamarg

Minster for Tourism, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, today conducted an extensive tour of Sonamarg wherein he reviewed tourism infrastructure and other facilities put in place for tourists and locals alike.Director Tourism Mahmood A Shah, Managing Director JKTDC, SDM...

21-May-2018 Tangmarg

Hotel Workers Throw Garbage Towards Forest Area At Gulmarg Kashmir

Despite directions by Jammu and Kashmir High Court to safeguard the tourist resorts  government has failed to provide adequate disposal systems for solid and liquid waste.Sources Said” that to make things worse, Hotels, Restaurants,Shops and commercial...

20-Jan-2018 Gulmarg

2-Days long Snow Autocross, Big Frozen Rush 2 begins in Gulmarg

The snowy mountains of PirPanjal rangeechoed with roarsof revving engines as the second edition Big Frozen Rush 2 kick started this morning in Gulmarg.The two-day snow autocross event is brought to the region by Kashmir Off Road in collaboration with 92.7...

18-Jan-2018 Gulmarg

Foreign tourist killed, another injured as avalanche hits Gulmarg

A foreign tourist was killed and another was rescued on Thursday after an avalanche struck at Affarwat area of Gulmarg- the tourist resort place in Kashmir Valley.Official sources told news agency GNS that the incident occurred today afternoon when the...

14-Jan-2018 Gulmarg

Tourism promotes interactions, removes misgivings : Mehbooba Mufti

Terming tourism as one of the best means to promote dialogue, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has said that it gives ample opportunities to people to know each other better and closely.Interacting with a group of tourists on the side-lines of a three day Snow...

05-Jan-2018 Gulmarg

Skiing course held at IISM Gulmarg

Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (IISM) Friday concluded its first batch skiing and snowboarding training programme at Gulmarg in which over 80 students mostly from outside the state participated.Director tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah was the...

05-Jan-2018 Gulmarg, Pahalgam

Gulmarg, Pahalgam received light snowfall

The tourist resorts of Gulmarg and Pahalgam received light snowfall during the night, even as the minimum temperature marked an improvement at most places in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region.An official of the MET department said there was a possibility...

19-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Leh freezes, Gulmarg coldest in Kashmir Valley

Night temperatures in Ladakh dropped to below freezing point at minus 7.9 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg was the coldest place in the Kashmir Valley with a minus 4.6 degrees Celsius, a Met department official said on Sunday."The minimum temperatures on Sunday...

21-Oct-2017 GULMARG

Syed Altaf Bukhari inaugurates sports festival 'Khizaan-e-Gulmarg 2017'

With an aim to promote golf among the students, the Gulmarg Development Authority in collaboration with Directorate of School Education (Kashmir) today organized an education-sports festival "Khizaan-e-Gulmarg 2017" in Gulmarg.The festival witnessed participation...

18-Oct-2017 GULMARG

Caddies golf tournament held at Gulmarg

The Department of Tourism Kashmir in collaboration with Gulmarg Development Authority Wednesday organised day-long caddies golf tournament at picturesque Gulmarg Golf Course.Thirty-five caddies from Gulmarg participated in the tournament which was teed off...

14-Oct-2017 Gulmarg

Dir Tourism reviews preparations for Gulmarg winter sports activities

Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah reviewed the preparations for the upcoming winter sports activities at famous ski resort Gulmarg in a meeting held today at Gulmarg Club.MLA Gulmarg Mohammad Abbas Wani was also present on the occasion.The meeting was attended...

23-Sep-2017 Gulmarg

Syed Altaf Bukhari reviews implementation of Baramulla DDB decisions

The Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, today chaired a meeting to review the implementation of various decisions taken during the last Baramulla District Development Board (DDB) meeting.Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari, legislators...

08-Aug-2017 Sonamarg

Dir Tourism flags off 41 hikers to Great Lakes trek

Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah Tuesday morning flagged off first batch of 41 hikers to Great Lakes trek at Youth Hostel, Sonamarg.The trekkers will hike to seven lakes from Shitkari in Sonamarg to Naranag which will be completed in five days.Around 120...

03-Aug-2017 Gulmarg

Gulmarg Gondola reopens for tourists

The Cable Car at the ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir was today reopened for tourists after reinforcing the necessary safety measures following the tragic accident which took place on June 25 this year.Legislator, Mohammad Abbas Wani, Secretary Tourism...

26-Jun-2017 Srinagar

'Act of God' blamed for cable car accident that killed seven

The management of the company that operates the gondola cable car service in Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday blamed "an act of God" for the Sunday tragedy which killed seven people including four members of a Delhi family.Riyaz Ahmad, General Manager...

25-Jun-2017 Gulmarg

Seven killed in Gulmarg cable car accident

A family of four from Delhi and three locals were killed on Sunday when a tree uprooted by strong winds sent a gondola car cabin hurtling hundreds of meters down in Jammu and Kashmir after snapping the cable, authorities said.Police sources said several...

01-Feb-2017 Gulmarg

Mehbooba Muft inaugurates Snow Carnival at Gulmarg

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti threw open 15 days Snow Carnival at the world famous tourist resort Gulmarg today.The carnival includes a series of activities like skiing, ice hockey, snow sculpting, snow mobile rally, snow rugby, night skiing etc.Legislators,...

15-May-2016 Gulmarg (Baramulla)

Priya Sethi calls for improving facilities for tourists at Gulmarg

Minister of State for Education, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Ms. Priya Sethi today visited State’s prominent tourist spot Gulmarg and took stock of the infrastructural and other facilities for the tourists.During her visit the Minister met...

15-May-2016 Gulmarg (Baramulla)

Priya Sethi reviews facilities at Gulmarg

Minister of State for Education, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Ms. Priya Sethi today visited State’s prominent tourist spot Gulmarg and took stock of the infrastructural and other facilities for the tourists.During her visit the Minister met...

18-Mar-2016 Gulmarg

Natural-born skier, all of three years, enthrals Gulmarg visitors

It was a matter of chance that the three-year-old Zainab put on the skis -- but thereafter, it seemed as if she was born to them. She skied with a natural felicity rarely seen even in people of mature age.Zainab's father, Sheikh Zaffar, who runs a hotel...

13-Mar-2016 Gulmarg

Fresh snow in Kashmir hills, plains get rain

The higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir, including the tourist resorts of Gulmarg and Sonmarg, received fresh snow while Jammu region recorded intermittent rain on Sunday.There will be an overall decrease in rains across the state from Monday, Met department...

24-Oct-2015 Gulmarg

Rains lash plains, Gulmarg records season's first snowfall

Woollens are out as rains and snow plunged temperature in Kashmir Valley with Kupwara recording highest drop of 10 degrees Celsius in mercury than normal on Saturday.An official of the local meteorological department here told GNS that as predicted, western disturbance...

19-Oct-2015 Gulmarg

JK Tourism Invitational Golf Tournament Concludes

Reaffirming the resolve of the Government to develop world class tourist facilities and Golf Courses in the State, Minister for R&B, Gardens, Parks and Floriculture, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has said that Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is keen to promote...

04-Oct-2015 Gulmarg

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed tours Gulmarg for appraisal of ongoing works

Describing Kashmir valley as ideally suited for high-end holiday travel, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Sunday said he was confident that tourist footfall of winters will match summers if the existing facilities are upgraded to the level of international...

11-Jul-2015 Gulmarg

Cloudburst hits Gulmarg, 2 tourist guides injured

Two tourist guides were injured today when cloudburst hit Affarwat mountain range in Gulmarg – the tourist spot in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.Mohammad Fareed Ahmad Khan son of Mohammad Afzal Khan of Chandoosa, Baramulla and Mohammad Shafi...

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