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Igloo Café in Gulmarg Attracts Crowds

Igloo Café in Gulmarg Attracts Crowds

Kashmir’s first Igloo Café in the ski resort of Gulmarg is attracting widespread attention. 22 feet wide and 13 feet high from inside the Igloo Café can accommodate 16 people at a time. According to the Cafe owner Wasim Shah, it took 15 days to build what he describes as Asia’s largest Igloo.

Frozen Waters of Kashmir

Frozen Waters of Kashmir

Beyond the captivating photo-op gusto, the life on the iconic Dal Lake is shuddering with bone-numbing cold at the moment. Fabled bids on the frozen surface apart, the water-borne natives are currently coping with the harshest winter they’ve witnessed in years.

 

 

Shocking Knife In Kashmir’s Rising Crime Graph

Shocking Knife In Kashmir’s Rising Crime Graph

When a friend-turned-fiend committed a brute crime in Srinagar’s Khanyar area on December 11, the sensational stabbing shocked the snowbound valley and started the otherwise shrugged conversation about the felonry in Kashmir.

Vintage Woes Of Winter Wonderland

Vintage Woes Of Winter Wonderland

Beyond the dreamy picture created by the merrymaking sightseers and tourists in snowbound Kashmir, the natives had to endure another hostile winter bereft of basic facilities.

First Major Snowfall Cuts Off Kashmir Valley

First Major Snowfall Cuts Off Kashmir Valley

A blanket of snow covered Kashmir on Sunday as most areas received moderate snowfall, cutting the valley’s surface as well as air connection with the rest of the country, officials said.

In Freeze Frames: Life Inside Lake

In Freeze Frames: Life Inside Lake

Away from the shoreline decorated with Mughal Gardens and a front lined with houseboats, the Dal Lake houses hundreds of families, most of whom make their living from fishing and farming. The arrival of the winter like always means an increase in the hardships for them.

KO Explained: J&K DDC Poll Results

KO Explained: J&K DDC Poll Results

Kashmir Observer spoke to experts who analyse the poll results in context of Kashmir politics. Among other things, they deconstruct the current Lotus-Article political complex in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Eyeing for Vision

Eyeing for Vision

Watch how the ophthalmologists in Kashmir are gaining both confidence and acceptance from the people for using newer technology and performing advanced treatments that people would earlier seek from other states.

Sufi Girls Of Kashmir: Defying The Odds

Sufi Girls Of Kashmir: Defying The Odds

Watch the story of an all girls Sufi music group of Kashmir which defied the gender specifications and carved out a unique space for women in the traditional Sufiyana mousiqi of Kashmir; that has for generations been dominated by men.

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