Hokkaido Prefecture is the perfect ski destination, but any other season in the island can be just as great.
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A portrait of the Sea in the face of new legislation aimed at mitigating this man-made disaster
The Mughal rulers conquered much of its territory in 1586 and were taken by the sheer beauty of the landscape. They called it jannat (paradise). But for the last seven decades or so, Kashmir has been a paradise lost, so to say. Its people trapped in a bitter acrimony between India and Pakistan. But amidst this, life vibrates endlessly. The writer finds out.