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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......

'Defeat hate, celebrate unity'

From ads to award-winning documentaries, US-based director Rahul Dholakia has come a long way. His critically acclaimed film Parzania has generated a lot of buzz. Based on a true story, the English......

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
Saffron brigade wades into forces succession r…

New Delhi: The appointment of the next Army chief is once again embroiled in controversy, with the BJP moving the Election Commission to stop the... ...

http://spaceviewtimes.com/national/breaking-news/item/11041-battles-for-new-army-chief-saffron-brigade-wades-into-forces-succession-row
High turnout in sixth phase, 80% polling in West Bengal

New Delhi: Nearly 110 million people peacefully voted Thursday in 117 Lok Sabha constituencies in 12 states in a staggered election that will see... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/general-elections-2014/lok-sabha-polls-high-turnout-in-sixth-phase-80-polling-in-west-bengal_927059.html
Bihar betters 2009 poll tally, records over 59% turnout

As per official EC figures, 46.55% polling was recorded till 3 pm in seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar for which voting was underway on Thursday.... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/elections2014/state-of-the-states/live-voting-begins-in-bihar-for-seven-ls-seats/article1-1211635.aspx
Hindu mantras open California's Reedley City Council

Nevada, Apr 24 : Reedley City Council in California (USA), which celebrated 100th anniversary of its incorporation in 2013, had its first historic... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-43266.html
Poll boycott, electoral loyalty go hand in hand in J&K's Anantnag

ANANTNAG: "Where are you going?'' a police officer asked before offering an unsolicited advice. "There is no point going there, everything is... ...

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