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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.

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.

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

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