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Kashmir’s slice of ‘paradise’ has big ambitions to attract skiers

Kashmir’s slice of ‘paradise’ has big ambitions to attract skiers

March 26, 2017

GULMARG (India), March 26 — It’s an area better known as a hotbed of insurgency but Indian Kashmir’s only ski resort — a favourite among aficionados for its silky snows — is now trying to attract international-level competition to its slopes. Nestled in the mountain range that encircles the Indian-controlled Kashmir Valley, Gulmarg is a stone’s throw from the highly-militarised unofficial border with Pakistan. Since the sub-continent’s partition in 1947, Kashmir has... Read more

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A woman takes a picture of the Philarmonie concert hall in the city of Luxembourg March 26, 2017. — Reuters pic

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