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Lights, camera, Kashmir!

. KD Desk

Lights, camera, Kashmir!

They keep fiddling with the camera. Your plea to pay attention is simply overturned. They would listen but not without fiddling the camera. Most of…

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Neglected lepers in Kashmir

. Khurram Rasool, Pictures: Naureen Farooq

Neglected lepers in Kashmir

In Kashmir valley, the only habitation meant for lepers- locally known as Bahraar, is in shambles despite government’s tall claims. Established duri…

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Ramadan in Kashmir

. Yawar Kabli

Ramadan in Kashmir

Ramadan, the ninth month of Islamic lunar calendar, means ‘scorching heat and dryness’ in Arabic. In Kashmir, the Ramadan has its own hues and colou…

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Kashmir hospital fire

. Yawar Kabli

Kashmir hospital fire

The casualty block of the 500-bed Lal Ded maternity hospital here was gutted in a blaze Tuesday night, authorities said.

 

Officials of the fire ser…

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Alive in Frames

. Faisal Khan

Alive in Frames

At the end of every month in Kashmir life settles in its own chaos, two generations sit silently in protest; they seek the whereabouts of a generati…

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The Kashmiri marriage

. Naureen Farooq

The Kashmiri marriage

With each culture evolving its own ways of celebrations, marriage is an event of lifetime. In Kashmir autumn is the official season of weddings. The…

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Colours of paradise

. Yawar Kabli

Colours of paradise

With the advent of spring, Kashmir's famous tulip garden located on the banks of the world famous Dal Lake is yet again in bloom.

The sprawling…

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Gaade ha tchoov! A winter sojourn

. Uzma Falak

Gaade ha tchoov! A winter sojourn

On the banks of Dal Lake— towards the fore-shore road in fisher colony — the muezzin’s lilting call merges with the cacophony of a fish  bazaar. Bef…

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Portraits of loss

. Mostafa Ahangarha

Portraits of loss

The Valley of Kashmir is under a protracted conflict for over sixty years and since the year 1989, an armed revolt has led to thousands of civilians…

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Land of Passes

. Faheem Qadri

Land of Passes

Ladakh is like a country of its own, several thousand feet above the high placed plateaus, steep mountains and valleys abound. The route to Ladakh b…

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The summer that was

. Yawar Kabli

The summer that was

Paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers patrol the Dal Lake in Srinagar on a colourful Shikara (rowing boat) on August 31, 2009.…

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