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A Day After LoC Bloodbath: Lament and Live Shells At Uri

A Day After LoC Bloodbath: Lament and Live Shells At Uri

As bombs rained and triggered another fright run in Uri on Friday, the villagers once again found themselves at the crossroads of the deadly crisis created by the dogged discord. Text/Photos by Abid Bhat KAMALKOTE, Uri – In this fear-filled village standing in the line of fire, residents on Saturday were wondering about a live […]

Eid-e-Milad Brings Tears Of Joy To Valley Of Gloom

Eid-e-Milad Brings Tears Of Joy To Valley Of Gloom

Thousands of devotees from across Kashmir Valley converged at the revered Hazratbal shrine here on Friday to celebrate Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, the day when Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was born.

 

In Photos: Metallic Resolve of Kashmir’s Iconic Coppersmiths

In Photos: Metallic Resolve of Kashmir’s Iconic Coppersmiths

Legend has it that 400 years ago, some Baghdadis on horsebacks traversed the Himalayas and arrived in Kashmir with the coppersmith craft. Today, their progeny populating an old city pocket are keeping the trade alive through their dexterity and innovation.

In Photos | Manhunt at Nowgam

In Photos | Manhunt at Nowgam

The strike came when the security grid was gearing up for the August 15, the day when Kashmir witnesses an intense security cover and curbs

Photo Essay | Another Forlorn Festival In Kashmir

Photo Essay | Another Forlorn Festival In Kashmir

Last year, when Kashmiris spent Eid Al-Azha under stifled breaths and hushed sacrifices, they hoped from their future, an Eid celebrated free and fair. But much to everyone’s dismay, the haunting deserted landscape of last year, refused to dissipate this time as well.

Shades and Shadows of Strife: Growing Up Trauma in Kashmir

Shades and Shadows of Strife: Growing Up Trauma in Kashmir

“Our curbed life is leaving a little choice for us now,” Aqsa said. “You can’t go out for normal schooling and routine outing. And back home, your parents keep sulking over the situation in Kashmir. This takes toll on your mind.”

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