18th & 19th November 2013
Department of Tourism Jammu and Kashmir is holding Kul Hind Musharah at SKICC, Srinagar on 19th of November 2013, Sixteen renowned poets from different parts of India include Rahat Indoori, Munawar Rana, Waseem Barilevi, Jalees Sherwanee and Manzar Bhopali.
Event will start at 4PM, Entry for this event is FREE
The government has announced sops for the tourists visiting Kashmir on the occasion of 3-day Kashmir Saffron festival scheduled to commence from Oct 29 at Visoo, Pampore in Pulwama. The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation would provide 50 per cent rebate on lodging and transport charges to the tourists visiting Kashmir besides private tourism players are also going to give concessions in boarding and lodging on Saffron and Diwali festivals.
Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department kicked off a seven-day Paragliding Festival, an initiative to attract adventure-seeking tourists to the state. The festival was kicked off by Honourable Minister for Tourism Ghulam Ahmad Mir at Dara, on the outskirts of Srinagar city.
Honourable Minister said “although paragliding was done in other parts of the country, the beautiful mountains and vast areas of the Valley offer tremendous scope for the adventure sport.
The Tour de Kashmir is an annual bicycle race primarily held in Kashmir, with the intent to showcase Kashmir as best cycling tour destination across the Country. The race, inspired by the world famous cycling tour event Tour-de- France, was first organized in year 2000 with the aim to give some tough competitive event to State cyclists to showcase their finesse.