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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......

Rajnath begins Kashmir visit, curfew lifted in parts of Valley

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday began his two-day Kashmir visit to give a healing touch to the restive Valley, with two trade bodies boycotting him as curfew was lifted from four......

Protests continue, curfew imposed in Kashmir again

An indefinite curfew was imposed in Srinagar and other towns in Kashmir on Friday to foil a march called by separatists.Jeeps fitted with loud speakers patrolled Srinagar on Thursday night,......

'Amarnath land issue ignited pent up anger'

There are four police pickets within the one kilometre stretch of the boulevard framing Srinagar's famed Dal Lake. At the point which says 'Shikara Taxi Service' on the promenade, Bashir Ahmad,......

'Mediators come as friends and become masters'

When Maulvi Abbas Ansari took over aschairman of the All-Parties Hurriyat Conference last month from Abdul Gani Bhat, many in the media were surprised. The little known Ansari's initial statements......

Airlines urged to lower fares to boost J&K tourism

Ghulam Nabi Azad, president of the Jammu and Kashmir Congress committee, has demanded that domestic airlines should announce apex fares (usually these tickets are much cheaper than the full economy......

Shashi Kapoor: The Icon of Suave

Yesteryear's heart-throb Shashi Kapoor will get the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for his contribution to Indian cinema. On this occasion, we reproduce Dinesh Raheja's nostalgia piece on the......
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As world celebrate Tourism Day, guests continue to stay away from Kashmir

As world celebrates " Tourism Day", guests continued to stay away from the Kashmir valley due to unrest since July 9, a day after Hizbul Mujahideen... ...
Why India has learnt nothing about Kashmir in 70 years

During the 1990s, and the 2008-10 uprisings in Kashmir, a constant in the discourse of the Indian polity and the media was the shikarawala. Built... ...
Shikarawalas idle the days away

The sight of a local holding a fishing rod lights up the eyes of Abdul Rashid, a shikarawala, at the Dal Lake Kashmir's prime tourist spot. The... ...
Rajnath starts Kashmir visit, expands outreach to Valley

As part of the Modi government's outreach, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday visited Kashmir for the second time in a month and held talks... ...
A frozen turbulence

10:57PM | Updated Date: Aug 23 2016 10:57PM File Photo Two weeks back, in Mumbai, I was diagnosed with Dengue. After treating me doctors... ...

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