Paddar

Land of sapphire Beauty beyond description: Paddar is an area in Kishtwar district that has to be seen to be believed. Lush green, snowy, and offering enough options to trekkers. Located 70 km from Kishtwar, it offers chances to the adventurous to go canoeing. The world famous sapphire mines are located here. The passes here can take you to Zanskar, in

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Mubarak Mandi

Located in old part of Jammu city, Mubarak Mandi was once a grand palace of the Dogra kings. Now crumbling, at many places, some efforts are on to restore it. Built by successive Dogra rulers, one king conceived and added one part, while another portion was added during the reign of another king. It combines different architectural styles. Dogra Art Gallery, Rani

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Hemis Monastery

Abode of Lamas: Hemis Monastery offers tourists a chance to see Lamas, the Buddhist monks, in action here. The biggest monastery in entire Ladakh perhaps, it has at least 200 branches to be found throughout the region. What makes it fascinating is that here tourists get to see Chham (mask) dance performed by the monks. In summer months, usually June. Monks

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J&K NCC Girls Scaled MT Everest

UDHAMPUR (J&K) : 27 May 2016 Three NCC  girls cadets of NCC Directorate J and K have done the State proud by scaling the Mt Everest.  They were part of  the first ever all girls Mt Everest Expedition of the NCC which scaled the summit on 21 and 22 May 2016.   The three girl cadets from J and K

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Delhi HC orders better implementation of RTI regime

The Delhi High Court, in a recent judgement has upheld an order of the Central Information Commission (CIC) directing the Legislative Department, Government of India to upload on the official website all laws enacted by Parliament as amended from time to time (2nd attachment). It has also upheld the CIC’s direction to the Government to examine that the functionality of the official email addresses of officers of

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Your silence can’t conceal your guilt – Omar Abdullah to Mehbooba Mufti

“You compromised on every single demand you ever espoused”   “You failed on NFSA, NEET. No clarity on Sainik and Pandit colonies”   “What happened to your CBMs and your ‘Agenda of the Alliance?’”     “PDP-BJP an indecisive government in back-pedaling mode” Srinagar | Friday, May 27th, 2016: National Conference Working President Mr. Omar Abdullah on Friday said Chief

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Governor congratulates NCC girls from Ladakh for scaling Mount Everest

SRINAGAR, MAY 27: Governor N.N. Vohra has conveyed greetings and congratulations to the four Ladakhi girls, Stanzin Laskit, Rigzin Dolker, Tsering Angmo and Tashi Laskit for scaling the Mount Everest on 22nd May, 2016. These talented girls were part of the first ever all girls’ National Cadet Corps Mount Everest Expedition. In a congratulatory message the Governor has conveyed his greetings

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