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Srinagar: 200 tourists rescued from storm

A heavy gale followed by torrential rains threw life haywire in the valley on Friday.Nearly 200 tourists in shikaras were rescued from the turbulent waters of the Dal Lake late Friday evening.The......

Terrorism leaves Kashmir's shikarawalas jobless

With hope in their hearts and despair in their eyes, the boatmen at Jammu and Kashmir's legendary Dal Lake wait for elusive tourists whose numbers have dwindled drastically since a string of......

Paradise on Earth: Breathtaking images of snow in Kashmir

Kashmir Valley received the season's first snowfall on Friday, with the ski resort of Gulmarg recording 22 inches of fresh snow. The snowfall broke the long, dry spell in the valley bringing some......

Dal Lake comes to life: J&K chief minister reviews conservation efforts

A boy paddles his boat on a polluted Dal Lake. Photograph: Umar Ganie Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Tuesday directed the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority to......

RSS wants to evict Muslims from Jammu: Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday sought to link the spate of terror attacks in Sopore area with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's alleged remark about revival of......

Turmoil freezes J&K tourist season

It's always pleasant to take a shikara (local wooden boat) ride in the famous Dal Lake. It's even more delightful if there is no other tourist and yours is the lone shikara on the weedy waters......

Review: Nothing vintage about Sadiyaan

Perched on a shikara and clad in traditional Kashmiri attire, the heroine impishly strokes her cheek with a yellow gerbera while the ogling hero reprimands his friend with a, Zyada gaur se mat......

Lessons from Bollywood: How to woo your love!

Watch and learn! Winning hearts is everything in Bollywood. It's an objective every second script wishes to fulfill and the inspiration of thousands of romantic songs. Many a heroes and heroines......

Love, romance and YAHOO in Shammi Kapoor's Junglee

In this series, we re-visit great Hindi film classics. Today, we look back at Shammi Kapoor and Saira Banu in Junglee (1961).   There was a time when Kashmir formed the backdrop of every......

Enter the hero from Kashmir

In 1987, a little boy was running around his home in Srinagar, when his family members told him he to run around the television cameras that were rolling nearby instead.A Doordarshan serial,Gul......

A star spangled evening

Three legendsgatheredon a rainy Saturday evening. Waheeda Rehman, Shammi Kapoor and Vyjayanthimala were felicitatedJune 19 at Mumbai's Homi Bhabha Auditorium,at a programme calledPhir Wahi......
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Thousands join Maha Kumbh at Sangam after 75 years

Leaving behind the bitterness of migration, Kashmiri Pandits turned up in thousands to take a holy dip in the Sangam (confluence) of Jhelum and... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-thousands-join-maha-kumbh-at-sangam-after-75-years-2223884
CM visits boatman's family, hands-over Rs 1 lakh ex-gratia

Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, June 13: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti visited the residence of boatman Ghulam Mohammad Guroo in Rajbagh area... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/cm-visits-boatmans-family-hands-rs-1-lakh-ex-gratia/
Mehbooba salutes shikarawala's brave act

Along the banks of the Jhelum river near the Raj Bagh locality, a braveheart shikarawala's body rested on a wooden plank inside a tent as men... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/jammu-kashmir/mehbooba-salutes-shikarawala-s-brave-act/251305.html
Mehbooba pays tribute to boatman who drowned saving tourists

Srinagar, Jun 13 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today paid rich tributes to shikarwala (boatman) Ghulam Mohammad Guroo, who... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/7549079_Mehbooba-pays-tribute-to-boatman-who-drowned-saving-tourists-.html
90-Year-Old Hindu Brutally Beaten By A Cop In Pakistan + 5 Other Shocking Stories From Sunday

Policeman arrested 4 allegedly torturing aged Hinduman Gokal Das in Ghotki https://t.co/HFhpfzMe1f #Justice4GokalDas pic.twitter.com/523duqVqx4... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/world/90-year-old-hindu-brutally-beaten-by-a-cop-in-pakistan-5-other-shocking-stories-from-sunday-256657.html

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