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World's COSTLIEST spice blooms in Kashmir

Corms of Saffron, the world's costliest spice (at Rs 1,050 per gram) are these days in full bloom in the highlands of Pampore, a town 14 kilometres south of capital Srinagar. Mukhtar......

Kashmir's saffron story: Spice with a touch of romance

The government's Rs 372-crore 'Mission Saffron' has given Kashmir's farmers every reason to smile. They strive to regain the state's lost glory as the purple blossoms bring back memories of the......

The colour of 'Azaadi' can't be green or saffron

The Pandits of the Kashmir valley, currently in exile, the Dogras and Muslims of Jammu, the Buddhists of Ladakh, the Shias and Gujjars in different parts of the state have never been part of any......

Describe the colour of terrorism in Kashmir: Modi

Taking a swipe at Home Minister P Chidambaram for his 'saffron terror' comment, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked him to describe the 'colour of terrorism in the Kashmir......

J&K: Three cops injured in militants' firing

Three policemen were injured when militants ambushed a police patrol in the south Kashmir's saffron-rich Pampore town on Tuesday evening. A senior police officer said militants opened fire from......

Pawar favours foodgrain export

India may soon allow exports of rice and wheat due to higher production of foodgrain estimated on normal monsoon forecast. The India Meteorological Departmentforecast on Tuesday of normal rainfall......

India innovates: 'Deep Bahan' for rickshaw pullers

Rickshaw-puller Haripada Das is a happy man these days driving his own specially-designed rickshaw which is lighter and spacious and also covers his head enabling him to drive under scorching sun......

'Bill to regulate foreign donations half baked'

Opposition in the Lok Sabha on Friday termed the legislation to regulate foreign contributions in the wake of changed internal security environment as 'half baked'."It is a half-baked law, but we......

'Bill to regulate foreign contribution half baked'

Opposition in the Lok Sabha on Friday dubbed as half baked the legislation to regulate foreign contributions in the wake of changed internal security environment. "It is a half-baked law. . .but we......

Meet the young guns who will lead top Indian companies

In November 2008, Pallavi Gopinath joined Deccan 360, the cargo airline, as associate manager (ground operations). Her credentials were impressive: an MPhil in media and film studies from the......

Does casting couch exist? Yes, say these actors

Actors rarely talk against their directors. In fact, these relationships generally turn into great friendships through the years. But, sometimes, it can turn sour. Like in the recent case of......

Review: I AM is a relevant film

Onir's I AM opens with a quotation from Rabindranath Tagore's Gitanjali, 'Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high...' underlining the purpose behind his evocative anthology. While......

When celeb moms flaunted their baby bumps

Konkona Sen Sharma, the newest Bollywood mommy on the block, became the first Indian celebrity to pose on a magazine cover, flaunting her pregnant belly. The actress appeared on the cover of OK!......

I have had a very long relationship with cops

Salman Khan puts on a cop act once again in his forthcoming film Dabangg. But unlike his previous outings in Garv and Wanted, this one is very corrupt, and looks very interesting. Directed by......

Resurgent Windies geared up for Ireland threat

Aware that any slip-up could pose a serious threat to their quarter-final chances, a resurgent West Indies will take on giant-killers Ireland in an interesting group B match of the World Cup in......

Aus Open: Nadal faces tricky path to grand slam sweep

Rafa Nadal will take on Brazilian world number 96 Marcos Daniel in his first round of the Australian Open but faces a rocky path in his bid to become the first man to hold all four grand slam......

It's better to play on SA pitches than India: Harbhajan

Dubbed challenging at the start of the tour, Indian cricketers have taken a liking to the fast and bouncy pitches of South Africa with star spinner Harbhajan Singh wondering why such tracks are not......

Let's get back to football, says new France coach Blanc

After weeks of heated discussions following France's World Cup fiasco, new national team coach Laurent Blanc said on Monday it was time to switch back to soccer. Blanc, who took over from Raymond......

A perfect comeback for Clijsters

With the silver trophy tucked under one arm and cradling her daughter Jada in the other, Kim Clijsters provided a huge lift for working mothers around the world as she was crowned US Open champion......

  People speak for kashmir saffron

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truth exposed
Q. why saffron is costly commodity ?
Truth Exposed:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-saffron-is-costly-commodity-/26464576/answers/

pravin
Q. The only place in the world where saffron (kesar) is cultivated, is
Pravin:  A. produce of climatic caring in smaller areas in places like Iran,Kashmir,Spain. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-only-place-in-the-world-where-saffron-kesar-is-cultivate/25547887/answers/26464637

Sharmila Bose
Q. How these Spices known in Hindi??Black PepperNutmegSaffron (Kashmir)Black CardamonCuminClovesCinnamon
Sharmila Bose:  A. Kashmir more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-these-spices-known-in-hindiblack-peppernutmegsaffron-kas/24689491/answers/25547894

  Web results for Kashmir Saffron
BJP sees lone rival in PDP as it kicks off J&K campaign

The date for state elections is yet to be decided but the BJP and the PDP agree that the contest this time will feature them as the main political... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/bjp-pdp-jammu-and-kashmir-assembly-elections-congress/1/396856.html
Why Rahul Gandhi-led party is becoming a hollow shell

The results of much awaited Assembly elections is out. Some got reason to revel while some went into deep introspection mode. The biggest takeaway... ...

http://news.oneindia.in/feature/congress-free-fall-continues-why-rahul-gandhi-led-party-hollow-shell-assembly-poll-1543873.html
Congress decimation a repeat of Lok Sabha polls; it needs to buoy up

The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) victory in Maharashtra might be pyrrhic. But it's no reason for the Congress to rejoice. The outcome of assembly... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/specials/coverage/assembly-elections-2014/assemblyelections2014-columns/congress-decimation-a-repeat-of-lok-sabha-polls-it-needs-to-buoy-up/sp-article10-1277257.aspx?htsw0023
Amit

NIRENDRA DEV nirendelhi@thestatesman.net New Delhi, 19 October On a day when there was a perceptible endorsement of the Modi brand in two... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/82068-two-more-steps-towards-cong-mukt-bharat-amit.html
Nitish, Mamata on target as Amit Shah moves on to Bihar, Bengal

NEW DELHI: A buoyant BJP has now identified Bihar and West Bengal as the next frontier as it seeks to spread the saffron sphere of influence to the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Nitish-Mamata-on-target-as-Amit-Shah-moves-on-to-Bihar-Bengal/articleshow/44882420.cms

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