Saffron flowers are seen in full bloom at a field in Pampore, 15 km (9 miles) south of Srinagar November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli/Files Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Saffron flowers are seen in full bloom at a field in Pampore, 15 km (9 ... Reuters India, 6 days ago
Kashmir is in its blazing autumn glory. The Dal lake's charming houseboats, the Chinar trees soaring towards the sky, the bloom in the saffron plantations—all slowly getting enveloped by the descending mist—make this Himalayan corner one of ...Quartz, 2 weeks ago
'Competence, experience, matter, did you say?''No music was sweeter than the mash of xenophobia, jingoism, racism, misogyny.''And the master busker to play the tune was round the corner to capture an eager audience just in the nick of time.'Shreekant Sambrani on the Trump Triumph a week after his upset victory. IMAGE: Middle-income earners in the US states Donlad Trump and the Republican party won may have been bothered by jobs gone offshore like to an Indian call centre like this one.Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Foreign tourists walk at Namgyal Tsemo Gompa monastery in Leh, capital of Ladakh July 8, 2011. Buddhist-dominated Ladakh region, situated at a height of 3,505 m (11,499 feet), is famous among foreign tourists for its monasteries, landscapes, ...Siasat Daily, 2 months ago
In 2015-16, the overall apple production in India stood at 2.8 million, bulk of which came from J&K, followed by Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu India’s favourite winter fruit, apple, is set to get dearer this season. Besides the production of the fruit being down this year, the ongoing unrest in Kashmir, the leading producer of apples, has also pushed supplies down by 25 per cent, claim traders. At present, the prices of different ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Ahmad Shah Massoud's Northern Alliance fighters near Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, in 2001. Photograph: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images 'It was a mission undertaken in darkness in every sense -- literally, because Afghanistan had no electricity at that time; and, metaphorically because Delhi historically dealt only with the Pashtuns of Afghanistan and the foreign ministry's vast archives had nothing to offer on the culture and politics of the northern tribes in the Hindu Kush.' Ambassador M K ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Protests in Srinagar. Photograph: Umar Ganie 'As long as Pakistan exists, the situation will not stabilise and violence is bound to erupt from time to time.''Though not a final solution, a step that could help localise the abscess -- trifurcate Jammu and Kashmir state into three parts: Jammu, Ladakh and the valley, suggests Claude Arpi.. On August 15, in a speech from the Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to Pakistan's human rights abuses in Balochistan as well as Pakistan ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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