A pound of Saffron can cost up to $5,000 by the time it reaches the West, making it one of the costliest spices in the world. Now growers of the spice in Kashmir are unsure whether the centuries-old family tradition has a future.
The social media giant complied with more take-down requests from Indian officials than any other country, a study by the Committee to Protect Journalists showed.
Pakistani's Azad Kashmir President Masood Khan recently told Newsweek a war with India would "be tantamount to nuclear Armageddon."
The study quantifies just how catastrophic and wide-reaching a nuclear conflict between the two nations would be.
Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Rajmohan Gandhi and Pakistani American rock musician Salman Ahmad call for "strategic, realistic and nonviolent noncooperation with the government of India" in Kashmir.
"The quake was 10 kilometres deep and was felt in most of Punjab province, some parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The worst hit was Mirpur, Azad Kashmir," said Pakistan's chief meteorologist Muhammad Riaz.
Militant groups and separatists leaders denied responsibility for the attack, which has already led to right-wing protests in the restive region of Kashmir.
The U.S., India and Japan are conducting perhaps their most complex joint naval drills yet, and leading Asian powers Pakistan and China are getting closer.
Meetings between the two rivals are rare.
A Pakistani major general took to social media to claim the killing of five Indian soldiers in restive Kashmir, but India denied the claim.
Tensions between nuclear neighbors India and Pakistan are once again flaring up over the contested region of Kashmir.
Authorities have banned 22 social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter.
Pakistan has opposed some of these projects before, saying they violate a World Bank-mediated treaty on the sharing of the Indus river.
Had we seen each other in the war, we would have tried to kill each other.
Tensions have been high since a September attack on an army base in Kashmir killed 19 Indian soldiers.
Pakistan is blamed for instigating an attack on an Indian army camp in Kashmir.
18 Indian soldiers dead in September 18 attack on army camp in Kashmir, which New Delhi blames on Pakistan.