Basantgarh –The land of eternal spring

Nagendra Singh Jamwal As the hot summers scorch and sizzle Jammu region, Basantgarh – the land of eternal spring as the name suggests holds out with pleasant weather. Situated about one hundred kilometers to the north-east of the Udhampur district headquarters, Basantgarh welcomes a visitor with its lush green meadows, thick Pine, oak and Deodar forests.  Here and there rhododendrons

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Thali Dance of Ramban : a beautiful expression of local culture

The vibrant culture of Jammu and Kashmir is a beautiful amalgamation of religions, festivals, food, art, crafts, dance, and music which fills its  canvas with  hues and vibrancy of all sorts. Our rich heritage ,customs and rustic  lifestyle is magnificently reflected in our  traditional folk songs, musical instruments and dances  forms like Rouf, Dhamali, Hikkat, Bhacha Nagma, Chhakari, Kud, Geetru,

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Solution to Kashmir problem will finally emerge from Jammu:Gen Hasnain

Lt-Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain on Thursday suggested that the solution to the problem of Jammu and Kashmir will ultimately emerge from Jammu.  This is for the first time a senior army officer, who is credited for bringing about a sea change in the relationship between the kashmiris and the Indian army, has added this significant dimension to the vexed issue of

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Gen Sinha confident about Kashmir being rescued from Jehadi fundamentalism

JAMMU: Former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Lt Gen S. K Sinha on Thursdaylauded the bold decision of Prime Minister Mr  Narendra Modi in ordering surgical strikes in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, saying this will result in a pivotal paradigm shift in India’s tactical and strategic doctrine which is immensely crucial for a resurgent and assertive India. In an e-interaction from

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