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Dal Lake

Dal Lake is located in Srinagar, in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It spans across 18 square kilometres and is a part of a natural wetland that covers around 21 km, including floating gardens. It is a famous tourist destination and is known as the “Jewel in the crown of Kashmir”. The lake ..

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IPPB: India’s First Floating Financial Literacy Camp

India’s first floating financial literacy camp was organized recently by India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) About the Floating Financial Literacy Camp India’s First Floating Financial Literacy Camp was conducted as part of the launch of the initiative called “Niveshak Didi” in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar. It was conducted among local residents around the famous Dal ..

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Srinagar Tulip Festival

Asia’s largest Tulip Garden is located in Srinagar. This garden houses more than a million tulips. This garden has been a major global tourist attraction in Kashmir. On 23rd March, it has been reopened to the public after being shut for the past nine months. Overview: The garden has been reopened keeping in mind the ..

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Asia’s Largest Tulip Garden in Srinagar to Open for Public

Asia’s largest Tulip Garden in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, is scheduled to be opened for general public and tourists from March 25, 2021. Highlights Tulip Garden is a spectrum of colours which features lakhs of tulips. Flowers have blossomed in the lap of Zabarwan Hills along the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar city. Around ..

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DRDO Biodigester Mk II technology in metro rail

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maha Metro. Maha Metro is Maharashtra metro rail Corporation. It is a joint venture company of the Government of India and Government of Maharashtra. What are the key features of the agreement? The agreement will render technical support to implement the ..

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Panel to declare Dal Lake as eco-sensitive zone

The Jammu and Kashmir   government has set up a ten-member committee to declare Srinagar’s famous Dal Lake and its surrounding areas as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), following concerns over its shrinking size. Pollution and encroachments have resulted in the Dal Lake shrinking from its original area of 22 square kilometers to about 10 square ..

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Government of Germany grants Rs 32 lakh for conservation of camel hump-shaped bridge

The 17th century ‘Oonth Kadal’ is a Mughal period arch-shaped bridge, located at the middle of the picturesque Dal lake in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. Recently, it is in news because the Government of Germany has granted Rs 32 lakh for the conservation of the camel hump-shaped bridge. The restoration of the bridge will bring ..

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