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Faith in Lockdown: Not the Same Ramzan in Kashmir

Faith in Lockdown: Not the Same Ramzan in Kashmir

The vibrant mosques and markets during Ramzan in Kashmir have become subdued in pandemic. Absence of festive community spirit and congregational entreaty has further reduced the revered month for Muslims as an act of individual veneration

Unknown Number: The Pestering Phone of Valley – a Photo Essay

Unknown Number: The Pestering Phone of Valley – a Photo Essay

The newsy Cyber Police Station of Kashmir was in the middle of a grim exchange yesterday after an educator from Doda asked its chief to intervene in the ‘growing’ harassment cases. The exchange motivated a young multimedia journalist from Srinagar to canvas the case of eve-teasing in shades and shadows

Photo Essay: Challenges in Kashmir’s Covid-19 Combat

Photo Essay: Challenges in Kashmir’s Covid-19 Combat

In an ongoing viral war, Kashmir’s frontline suffered a dent on Tuesday when one of its doctors was tested positive for Covid-19. The case has once again highlighted the tightrope walk for Kashmir’s healthcare specialists in the fight against the fatal entity

Withering Tulips at the Foothills of Misty Zabarwan

Withering Tulips at the Foothills of Misty Zabarwan

Thirteen years after Siraj Bagh became Indira Gandhi Memorial Garden, 1.3 million tulips are withering without catching an eye. As pandemic enforced a new lockdown, the festive flowers have lost both their eager audience and admiration.

In Photos: Ramrods of Kashmir’s Red Zones

In Photos: Ramrods of Kashmir’s Red Zones

As distant shadows of their masked tribe of yore, the new vigilantes in Kashmir are out on streets to regulate the ‘viral’ movement.

Dal, DC and Desolation- A Photo Feature

Dal, DC and Desolation- A Photo Feature

Unlike Kashmir’s politically-plagued gatherings, the one witnessed on Friday took place in complete privacy, bereft of the signature tear-jerking scenes.

Life Under Lockdown: Around Srinagar In Pictures

Life Under Lockdown: Around Srinagar In Pictures

Kashmir Observer photographer toured Srinagar city under lockdown on Friday but found the city to be like a ghost town. Shrines and Mosques usually bustling with devout on Fridays, even during frequent shutdowns, were locked.

COVID-19: SMC Squad in Action

COVID-19: SMC Squad in Action

Municipal workers spray disinfectant on vehicles in Srinagar amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19

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