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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......

Why every Indian needs to visit Kashmir

Kashmir was the place I knew it would be. Delightful. Unforgettable. It is also a place all of us Indians need to experience, says Vaihayasi Pande Daniel after a recent visit to the state. Are you......

Music, mistrust and a maestro's love for Kashmir

Like everything in Kashmir, there are a hundred hues of views and many controversies, reports Vaihayasi Pande Daniel, who is in Srinagar for the Zubin Mehta concert. Srinagar's folks woke up on......

PICS: Houseboat owners stage floating protest in Srinagar

Houseboat owners in summer capital Srinagar on Monday staged a floating protest in river Jhelum against the government decision disallowing repair of the damaged houseboats parked at the......

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......

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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Santoshi Mense
Q. what do you call a person driving shikara in kashmir
Santoshi Mense:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-call-a-person-driving-shikara-in-kashmir/27010995/answers/

Bhuvana
Q. Chupke se sun, is pal ki dhunIs pal mein jeevan saaraSapnon ki hai duniya yehiMeri aankhon se dekho zaraUjli zameen, neela gaganPaani pe behta shikaraSapnon ki hai duniya yehiTeri aankhon se maine dekhaChupke se sun, is pal ki dhun...........:-)however bitter it may sound or taste still every one has got such beautiful dreams for them do you also have such beautiful dreams even struggling with the stern realities of life........:-))
Bhuvana:  A. naav waala more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/chupke-se-sun-is-pal-ki-dhunis-pal-mein-jeevan-saarasapnon-k/26912640/answers/27011012

Giaa
Q. What is the state bird of Sikkim?A. Blue craneB. Green SwallowC. Blood pheasantD. RhododendronE. Shikara Kite
Giaa:  A. nice song..............lovely...:-) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-state-bird-of-sikkima.-blue-craneb.-green-swallo/26793823/answers/26912652

Ghost Singh
Q. Will MMS announce J & K Package tomorrow ?What will be there in the package ?
Ghost Singh:  A. C. Blood pheasant more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-mms-announce-j--k-package-tomorrow-what-will-be-there-i/25891596/answers/26793828

Chanakya
Q. What is there to see in Shrinagar for tourists for two days only?
Chanakya:  A. 6 nights / 7 days holiday to all mp's in one of the loveliest place on earth. an all paid package.package will incvlude round trip air fare ,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-there-to-see-in-shrinagar-for-tourists-for-two-days-/22817294/answers/25891631

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Marooned Srinagar back to boat age

Srinagar, Sept. 14: Boats alone are plying on many Srinagar roads where cars groaned and honked even a few days ago. The scenes remind Hazratbal... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140915/jsp/nation/story_18836694.jsp
The shikaras were gliding from the Dal to our hotel lobby

By: Suktara Ghosh & Nikhil Ghorpade The first batch of people to arrive back home from the flood-affected Valley, one of Pune's prominent business... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/pune/cover-story/The-shikaras-were-gliding-from-the-Dal-to-our-hotel-lobby/articleshow/42473380.cms
Cry, my beloved Srinagar!

My beloved Srinagar, the only city I have ever called home, has gone. The city of wealth and prosperity drowned by the worst floods in its... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/stoi/deep-focus/Cry-my-beloved-Srinagar/articleshow/42417623.cms
Drown and out

Waters that have submerged Kashmir valley have also set back progress and development by a decade. A flooded river, nature's fury at its worst,... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/cover-story/Drown-and-out/articleshow/42399833.cms
Sordid tale of rescue from the floods in Kashmir

It was a regular day of reporting. News of rain devastating most parts of Kashmir was pouring in. Nine soldiers were trapped during rescue... ...

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