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Texas to witness the bluebonnet bloom season; a look at other attractions around the world

Texas in United States is expected to witness one of the largest bluebonnet bloom in decades this year. Here's where you can experience the season in India.

Who will clean Dal Lake? Twitter spat heats up in Srinagar over Army role

Two days after Srinagar’s Deputy Mayor thanked the Army for volunteering to clean the lake, the Mayor has said that it is “not the job” of soldiers to “venture into civil governance domains”.


J-K exchequer owes Dal Lake expert committee Rs 35 lakh

The High Court order, which was passed on September 18, noted that the Central government had spent close to Rs 400 crore on the lake over the past 15 years without any tangible results.

J&K Governor asks officials to ramp up efforts to clean Dal Lake

Governor N N Vohra took an extensive tour of the lake, a major tourist attraction in Srinagar spread over an area of 25.76 sq km, and assessed the progress of the operation to remove lily patches, macrophyte de-weeding and sewage control.

Young men set to host Asia’s longest Iftar spread on the banks of Dal lake

The organizers are also planning to send an entry to the Limca Book of World records.

Apex court pulls up J&K, wants steps to preserve Dal Lake

In 2002, Syed Iqbal Tahir Geelani, a law student, had written to the HC Chief Justice against illegal construction around Dal lake.


The fifth metro: To save a lake

A new study on the Dal Lake could point the way in dealing with ecological challenges

Zubin Mehta's concert mesmerises Kashmir

The city remained shut at the call of hardline separatist leader Geelani against the concert.

Had it not been for Sardar Patel

The nation will remain grateful to him for its peaceful transition from feudalism to democracy

Justice for Pavitra

Delhi University were recently seen vying with each other to lead the 'Justice for Pavitra' campaign.

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Culture on cruise: Experience Kashmir through shikara ride on Dal Lake

Tourists enjoy a Shikara ride in the waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar. The footfall of tourists visiting Kashmir has decreased due to a spate of militant attacks including a recent attack on Amarnath yatris in which seven yatris were killed and around 20 injured.