Category: Tourism

Ancient Natural Cave of Vaishno Devi Shrine Opened

(Jammu) Ancient Natural Cave of Vaishno Devi Shrine Opened
The old and natural cave of Vaishno Devi shrine in Trikuta hills is opened only during January and February when rush is very less, while for rest of the months, the pilgrims had to pass through newly-constructed caves to reach to the sanctum sanctorum.
As Per CEO Ramesh Kumar Every year, the natural cave is opened for pilgrims after Makar Sankranti
The CEO of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board said normally pilgrims are allowed from the natural cave when the daily pilgrimage comes below the 10,000 mark.

BJP Carry Bedi ‘s Line & Opposed Casinos in Puducherry

(Puducherry)BJP Carry Bedi ‘s Line & Opposed Casinos in Puducherry
The Puducherry unit of the Bharathiya Janata party (BJP) presented a memorandum to the territorial Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Tuesday in protest against the ruling Congress government to introduce casinos here.
A delegation of the party unit led by V Saminathan, an MLA, submitted the memorandum to Bedi at Raj Niwas, her official residence.
Later, a statement from her office said the memorandum referred to the possibility of the cultural base of Puducherry getting affected if casinos were permitted and hence approval for them must not be given.
In the statement, Bedi assured the BJP delegation that she would go through the petition and initiate appropriate action.
On Saturday, Bedi had rejected the government’s proposal to open casinos, lotteries and breweries to earn more revenue, saying they are considered against the spiritual ethos and social fabric of Puducherry.

PM Modi Paid Tributes To Patel on His Death Anniversary

(New Delhi) PM Modi Paid Tributes To Patel on His Death Anniversary
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 69th death anniversary, Twitting the country remains inspired by his exceptional services.
India’s first home minister died in 1950 in Mumbai.
The ruling BJP believes that had Patel handled the Jammu and Kashmir issue after Independence, the situation there would have been better.
The Statue of Unity, a 182-meter tall statue of Patel, was unveiled by Prime Minister Modi in Gujarat last year Which has broken Footfall Record of Statue of Liberty

J&K’s 3.5 Lakh Employees Will Avail LTC

(Jammu)J&K’s 3.5 Lakh Employees Will Avail LTC
Jammu and Kashmir administration has approved Leave Travel Concession (LTC) in favour of its employees benefitting over 3.5 lakh regular government employees working in the Union Territory.
A notification prescribing the mandatory rules has already been issued by the General Administrative Department in this regard, an official spokesman said on Saturday.
,As per the rules a government employee along with the family can travel to any place in India once in a block of four years and to his home town once in a block of two years.
The rules, as per the notification, would be deemed to have come into force from October 31