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A south Indian’s ‘fascinating’ holiday in Kashmir

A south Indian’s ‘fascinating’ holiday in Kashmir

‘The travel dispelled many myths. Though Kashmir witnesses conflicts and natural disasters, people show hospitality and kindness to travellers like me’           Photos and text: Sharada Balasubramanian   I received a phone call from my friend in Srinagar, and he said, “There is curfew here, and it may not be advisable […]

Ahead of Modi’s JK visit, militants attack cops in Srinagar, flee with 3 guns

Ahead of Modi’s JK visit, militants attack cops in Srinagar, flee with 3 guns

Srinagar: A group of suspected militants reportedly attacked a guard post of a hotel near Dal lake here on late Thursday and decamped with three rifles, two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu Kashmir. Three INSAS rifles of the policemen guarding Hotel Hillskart at Buchwara in Dalgate area were snatched by […]