Monthly Archives: November 2012


The Pushkar Fair – the annual five-day camel and livestock fair is held in the town of Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan. It is one of the world’s largest camel fairs, and apart from buying and selling of livestock it has become an important tourist attraction and its highlights have become competitions such as the “matka phod”, “longest moustache”, and “bridal competition”. The Fair is normally held in the month of October / November, please contact us for more details. It is also a photographers delight..!! Contact us for more details…!!

The Pushkar Fair – Camel Fair


New Delhi: The United Kingdom today lifted its two-decade old advisory for its nationals against travel to Srinagar, Jammu and Ladakh, citing “improvements in the security situation” there. In a letter to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, the UK High Commissioner to India Sir James Bevan said “the improvements in the security situation has led us (the UK) to lift the advisory against UK citizens travelling to both the cities of Jammu and Srinagar and travel between these two cities on the Jammu-Srinagar highway”. Sir James added he is “confident that this measure will encourage more UK tourists and businesses to visit which should in turn benefit the local economy”. The UK is the third country to lift the ban on travel to these places in the state after Germany and Japan. However, the official press officer in the UK High Commission here said the advisory against travelling to rest of the state was […]

UK lifts advisory against travel to Jammu and Srinagar