Govt taking stern action against violators of Master Plan in Gulmarg, Sonamarg: Priya Sethi

Govt taking stern action against violators of Master Plan in Gulmarg, Sonamarg: Priya Sethi

Srinagar: Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi, while replying to a question of legislator Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, informed the legislative council that the government was taking stern action as per law against the violators of Master Plan in Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam. Giving details, the Minister informed that Pahalgam Development Authority has demolished 15 […]

On New Year eve, Gulmarg hosts thousands of merrymakers

On New Year eve, Gulmarg hosts thousands of merrymakers

Baramulla: Despite freezing temperatures thousands of people celebrated arrival of New Year in tourist resort Gulmarg on Sunday night. People rushed to Gulmarg with friends and family members to spend the last night of 2017 on the snow-covered slopes. Hotels decorated with colourful lights had kept music arrangements at many places. “The hotels were packed […]

Submit list of Gulmarg land encroachers: HC

Submit list of Gulmarg land encroachers: HC

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed state authorities to furnish list of lease holders and hoteliers by Thursday who have encroached the land at Gulmarg tourist resort. The court also directed the authorities to submit the legally allotted land details of these hoteliers and lease holders. The division bench comprising Justice […]

HC seeks status report of Gulmarg draft masterplan

HC seeks status report of Gulmarg draft masterplan

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Thursday directed chief town planner Kashmir to prepare a proposal regarding areas and villages falling in the jurisdiction of Gulmarg within three weeks and submit it to the tourism department for immediate action and consider review of SRO-112/1999 and 61-2008. The Court also asked CEO Gulmarg Development Authority (GDA) […]

Tourists may prefer to skip Gandola ride this winter

Tourists may prefer to skip Gandola ride this winter

SRINAGAR: As the winter season is approaching, the tourist flow at famous hill-resort of Gulmarg is expected to increase manifold but one of the main attractions of the ski-resort-Gondola cable car—is fast loosing attraction for the enthusiastic tourists. The technical snags in the cable car have left it jerky and dangerous. Rajesh Kumar from Maharashtra […]

72 gondolas in Gulmarg to be replaced with new ones

72 gondolas in Gulmarg to be replaced with new ones

SRINAGAR: After the gondola accident at picturesque Gulmarg that killed seven tourists earlier this year, the government has decided to replace all the worn-out gondolas, Kashmir Reader has learnt. Gondola is the word used in Gulmarg for the cable carriage that takes tourists high up in the mountains, to Kongdori in Phase I of the […]

Court asks for report on Gulmarg ‘master plan’

Court asks for report on Gulmarg ‘master plan’

Srinagar: The High Court on Friday directed the state government to file a report on ‘Master Plan Gulmarg’ before the next hearing of the PIL (public interest litigation) on protecting the ecology of the famous ski resort. The court passed this direction after the state government’s counsel informed that the Commissioner Secretary, General Administration Department […]

Minister for adopting eco-friendly technology in Gulmarg: Minister

Minister for adopting eco-friendly technology in Gulmarg: Minister

GULMARG: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, on Sunday visited Gulmarg calling for making it a world-class tourist destination by adopting to use of eco friendly technology, besides ensuring a safe and smooth functioning of Gondola. He was accompanied by Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari, MLA Gulmarg, Mohammad Abbas Wani, Vice Chairman JKCCC, […]

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