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After the Bombay High court suspended his 5 year imprisonment in 2002 hit-and-run case, Salman Khan is back in Kashmir to shoot ‘selfie’ song for his upcoming film ‘Bajrangi Bhaijan’. Talking about the song, choreographer Remo D’Souza told DNA, “It’s a big number. We shot at a special set erected for five days. Salman plays the character of Bajrangi, a desi aadmi, but the song has the word selfie in it because it is very popular today. Pritam has composed it differently, it’s not a typical Indian song.” The actor arrived at Srinagar airport earlier this morning with his security

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Every year hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from across India visit to the Amarnath Cave Shrine, to pay homage to the Hindu god, Lord Shiva, situated in the Kashmir valley at 1400 feet above sea level. Last year, around 400 thousand pilgrims visited the shrine last year. The last year devastation caused by rains and flash floods in northern state of Uttrakhand has brought it in sharp focus as the environmentalists fear that the increased flow of pilgrims to the ecologically fragile areas could spell doom for the environment and could lead to devastation. Tones of solid waste, left overs

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Photos by Muhabit-ul-Haq Sonamarg is a popular tourist destination of Kashmir. It is situated at 87 kilometres north-east of Srinagar and at an altitude of 3,000 metres above sea level.  Sonamarg means ‘meadow of gold’. It has snow-capped mountains against a cerulean sky. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier which is a major attraction during the summer months. From Sonamarg, trekking routes lead to the Himalayan lakes of Vishansar, Krishnasar and Gangabal. Other lakes in the region are Gadsar, stocked with snow-trout and Satsar, glacier-fed and surrounded by banks of alpine flowers. Baltal, another attraction