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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......

Postcards from the white Valley

Kashmir is covered in a white blanket days after it received it first snowfall. The picture perfect Valley looks stunning. Here's a treat for the eyes!   People take a walk near a......

FROZEN: Layer of ice covers Dal Lake

Famous Dal Lake and other water bodies froze partially as Srinagar city, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, witnessed the coldest night of this winter with mercury plunging to minus 5.6......

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......

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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11 Sailing Trips In India You Have To Take With The Love Of Your Life

While luxury cruises are a dream for many Indians, most of us do not know that we can experience the thrill of sailing right within India with the... ...

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Ban on 'shikara' boats from June 1

ALAPPUZHA: The district administration has decided to ban 'shikara' boats from backwater cruising during monsoon. District collector N Padmakumar... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/Ban-on-shikara-boats-from-June-1/articleshow/47410630.cms
5 most beautiful lakes in India which are worth a visit!

iful lakes in India which are worth a visit! A well-known novelist Charles Morgan once said, “There are moments, above all on June evenings,... ...

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Show some love, take a romantic 'shikara' ride in Kashmir this summer

The state offers its tourists heartwarming hospitality. With mouth-watering cuisines, luxury boat houses and divine valleys to visit, there can... ...

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Tourists enjoy shikara ride in Dal Lake at Srinagar on Wednesday. -Excelsior/Amin War

Tourists enjoy shikara ride in Dal Lake at Srinagar on Wednesday. -Excelsior/Amin War Share this: Share With ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/tourists-enjoy-shikara-ride-in-dal-lake-at-srinagar-on-wednesday-excelsioramin-war/

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