Browsing: Tourism

Business
Renting Rides

It took bike enthusiast Basharat Ayaz Gilkar two years to convince authorities that renting bikes is legal in Kashmir. With…

Education
Lotus: Yet to Bloom

Indu Dhungana On April 6, 2014, I landed at the Srinagar airport in my first visit to the fabled ‘paradise…

Tourism
Weighted Down

At the end of every year state government and Amarnath Shrine Board thanks each other for conducting annual Amarnath Yatra…

History
Tonga Tourism

Now, Kashmir’s hospitality sector is modern, sophisticated and fast. But imagine how tourism was conducted in Kashmir in 1880s, in…

Entrepreneurship
Rolling Junction

Engineering confused him, designs disillusioned him before business completed him. And today, a Bandipora boy is successfully running a fast…

Special Report
The Meadows

On Kashmir’s tourism map, Budgam’s meadows appear icing on the cake. Amid downpour, as Tourism Minister Mufti Sayeed’s choppers landed…

Handicrafts
Buyer Tales!

It was a mélange of colours on display at the 6th annual international buyer-seller meet literally. Saima Bhat talks to…

Business
‘Get Well Soon’

Amid the debate over cockroaches crawling out of the biryani in Srinagar, R S Gull argues that one of the…

Entrepreneurship
From Bang to Boom

After overcoming the parental hurdles, a young man driven by community sense started working to put Leh on tourism map.…

Floods
Guests First

As rising levels in Dal lake made houseboats uncomfortable for the tourists, there was panic. It was felt in the…

Places
Un Fort-e-fied

Sitting atop Koh-i-Maran hill a 200 year old military fort is witness to Kashmir’s changing political fortunes. Safwat Zargar takes…

Cover Story
Baltal Blaze

For decades local Muslims fed and carried Hindus to the cave shrine. Now when non-local stakeholders started meddling with their…

Diary
Train to Paradise

 By: Seema Qadri Trains, railway tracks and railway stations, whenever I recall them from the long-drawn-out list of memories from my…

Governance
Plundering Pahalgam

Despite high court banning fresh construction in Pahalgam influential people manage to build huge structures in eco-sensitive areas. Shams Irfan…

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