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Ferry services in Baglihar Dam reservoir soon: DDC Doda

In order to felicitate tourism and strengthen the coordination between the Tour and Travel operators of various travel agencies with the Local people, Hoteliers, and Beopar Mandal Doda, the District Development Commissioner Doda Sh. Syed Sharief-ud-Din convened a meeting.
While addressing the meeting the DDC Doda said that we have short term and long term for tourism promotion and at the moment we have to follow short term policy under which we have to utilize the available resources in the best way to start as soon the movement of tourist starts in the District. Each one of us will be benefited directly or indirectly and this is going to stabilize our economy and reduce unemployment and under long term policy we are going to build infrastructure including Tourist reception centres, Guest houses, Parks and augmentation / construction of roads, etc, he added. He said that Doda is the Gate way of the erstwhile District Doda and recently Government has declared the Baglihar water reserv…

National Heritage Trek expedition from May 15

Over 2000 trekkers to participate in trek expedition
Over 2000 trekkers from within and outside the State are taking part in National Heritage Trek Expedition in different groups from Panchari to Mantalai, is commencing on May 15, 2009, sponsored by the Youth Hostel Association of India (YHAI), J&K Branch in collaboration with Directorate of Tourism, J&K Government.  
The 07 days trek expedition from Panchari to Mantali touches unique heritage sites, green meadows and pastures; lofty mountains’ thick deodar forests; clear natural water springs; brooks etc. which provide trekkers, a glimpse of magnificent natural and built heritage of the State, offering youth a new trekking route combined with healthy outdoor activity. 
The base camp of the trekkers would be at Udhampur where adequate arrangements of their stay and food etc. have been made by the organizers. The first batch of trekkers would leave Udhampur on May 15 in the morning which after visiting holy Devika site, famous P…

"PDP facing extinction from political scene of J&K"

The senior National Conference leader, former Minister and MLA, Ch. Mohammad Ramzan today castigated PDP for stooping so low to use foul and indecent language against National Conference leadership. “Reading the mood of people and sensing their extinction from the political scene of Jammu and Kashmir, PDP has started behaving like frustrated lot”, he added.
Addressing largely attended public meetings at Tarhpora and Villgam of Handwara Constituency in Kupwara district, Ch. Ramzan said that the people are wiser enough to understand the false propaganda launched by PDP leadership against National Conference. “Hallow sloganeering, emotional blackmailing and double standard of PDP stands exposed”, he said adding people have witnessed PDP’s underhand deal with BJP at one hand and befooling people by abstaining from voting on the other hand.
Ch. Ramzan questioning PDP’s credibility asked them how long they can mislead people by deceitful tactics and double faced politics. He said, in fact, BJ…