The Dal and its basin Nigeen is unique because it is the only water body where people live inside the lake in small hamlets and houseboats and cultivation is carried out in floating gardens.
Apparently dissatisfied with the functioning of the party,a group of BSP workers in South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency is likely to join the Cong.
It came as a rude shock for a pilot of an AI plane with 56 passengers on board when an on-board navigational aid showed Srinagar airport in PoK.
CPM said the party-led governments in West Bengal and Kerala had committed mistakes and the police firing in Nandigram was one among them.
The main contest in the seat is between Tharoor,former UN Under Secretary General,and LDF's P Ramachandran Nair (CPI).
The residents living there moved to the place thirty years ago,after being evacuated from the middle of the Dal lake. Now Chek Nigeen also comes under the green belt area notified by LAWDA.
A top Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kupwara district,a defence spokesman said on Thursday.
Ex-MP CM Kailash Joshi announced that he would not fight any election after the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.
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L K Advani's scheduled election rally on March 28 in Azamgarh district has been cancelled,sources said.
ATS investigating Malegaon blast case said that it had no objection with two of the accused - Rtd Major Ramesh Upadhyay and Dayanand Pandey,contesting the forthcoming general elections.
There is a demand from almost all UP constituencies for at least one meeting by Priyanka to bolster the poll prospects of party nominees.
Pakistan based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba has claimed responsibility for the Kupwara encounter in which eight soldiers including an Army major was killed. Seventeen militants were also killed in the five day long encounter in the dense forests of Shamasbari range in Kupwara that began on March 20.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has said that legal action should be taken against Varun Gandhi for his hate speech.
Office of Chief Electoral Officer of Madhya Pradesh has asked political parties to submit lists of star campaigners who would be seeking votes for various candidates.
Brigadier Gurmeet Singh said the operation is going on in the thick forests of Kupwara in the difficult mountainous terrain.
At a time when thousands of tons of garbage find its way into the Dal,NGO's have come to the rescue.
Chidambaram has asked the Rajasthan government to remain on high alert against infiltration of terrorists from across the border.
Even as dwindling number of tigers in Assam has become a matter of concern,authorities have shot dead a full-grown tiger just west of Kaziranga National Park.
The Dal may be dying but its ever polluting waters and shrinking shores are filling pockets of its government appointed protectors.
The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA),which has been in force for nearly two decades in militancy-hit J-K,will come to an end during the tenure of his Govt,CM Omar Abdullah said.
Army has completed its inquiry into the killing of two civilians at Bomai village in Sopore and held the Junior Commissioned Officer and two soldiers accountable.
BSP chief Mayawati released the list of party candidates for all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in UP.
The controversial Sri Ram Sene has finally found well wisher in the form of some right wing organisations in Goa.