Painful Frames From Devastating Noorbagh Fire

SRINAGAR: Almost 22 houses were destroyed in an overnight fire in a Noorbagh locality in Srinagar. The fire spread so fast that the inmates could barely manage to save themselves. The locality was quite...

Tulip Garden: A Photo Essay

by Bilal Bahadur SRINAGAR:  Situated in the foothills of Zabarwan Hills, overlooking Dal Lake, the Tulip garden was officially thrown open to visitors on Wednesday. Chief Secretary also inaugurated J&K Bank enabled e-ticketing facility for the...

Kashmir Potters Make Diwali Lamps

SRINAGAR: With Diwali festival, the festival of lights, approaching fast, Kashmir potters have gone busy in making the traditional lamps. Every year in anticipation of the festival, Kashmiri potters get orders from local temples...

Eid ul Azha 2021: Images From Market

SRINAGAR: On July 19, 2012, a day ahead of the Eid ul Azha, some Srinagar markets were crowded but the retailers said the business was less than normal in comparison to yesteryears. For many,...

Kashmir: It Is Rice Plantation Season

by Bilal Bahadur Gone are the days when Kashmir looked like a sprawling rice field. After the mass conversion of the paddy fields into the apple orchards, Kashmir's rice bowls have squeezed enough. It is...

Inoculating The Innocuous, Deep In Kashmir Woods

by Tasavur Mushtaq From Wuhan in China to Weyan in Kashmir, as Coronavirus stormed around the globe, the contours of life changed completely. Unparalleled in the history of medical science, the vaccine development against the...

Kashmir’s Neglected Genderqueer’s

SRINAGAR: Hit hard by the subsequent lockdowns since 2019, Kashmir's genderqueer community has been bearing the brunt with families already having abandoned most of them. Genderqueers are people not subscribing to conventional gender distinctions...

A Cremation, A Tragedy

by Bilal Bahadur SRINAGAR: It was in the afternoon that somebody from Bhishamber Nagar rang me up saying that a dhabaywalla died of Covid19. I rushed to the Shamshanghat in Batamaloo where a number of...

Covid-19: The Still Frames

SRINAGAR: Life is completely at a halt but the desperation to have something in the pocket is forcing people to move out, only to reclaim part of their earings. These are some of the photographs...

Covid-19: Frightening Images Triggered By The Invisible

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Life photographer visited within and outside Srinagar. Here are some of the photographs he clicked. Though the photographs tell their own stories, there are captions to help readers to understand these images better.

Shamim A Shamim, Kashmir’s Editor, Orator, Politician

Shamim Ahmed Shamim was one of Kashmir’s prominent journalist editors who was later in politics and was elected to the state assembly and the parliament. He edited Aina newspaper that was known for his...

Lawaypora Attack: Wreath Laying Event Of Two CRPF Men Held At Humhama

SRINAGAR: The wreath-laying event of the two paramilitary men who were killed a day before in Lawaypora militant attack was held in Humhama Budgam on Friday. The event was held at Special Training Camp in...

Tulip Garden: A Photo Essay

by Bilal Bahadur SRINAGAR:  Situated in the foothills of Zabarwan Hills, overlooking Dal Lake, the Tulip garden was officially thrown open to visitors on Thursday.

In Pictures: Friday Following Meraj-Ul-Aalam

SRINAGAR: On the Friday following Meraj-ul-Aalam (SAW) thousands of Believers offered prayers at Hazratbal shrine.

Fighting Odds, Women Warriors Compete And Conquer Challenges

by Bilal Bahadur Observed across the world as International Women’s Day, March 8th is a day to celebrate the spirit of women. The theme of this year's Women's Day is – “Women in leadership: Achieving...

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