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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...

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: 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...

Life Through Sajad’s Lenses

                          Shepherds enjoying the hubble in the saffron fields of pampore.            Women walking towards their fields on the onset of spring.                     Shepherd standing in the fields.                  Glowing view of the saffron fields before dusk.                   ...

Coronavirus: What Happens In A Red Zone?

SRINAGAR: Thursday witnessed 24 new patients testing positive for the Covid-19. Of the new patients, 21 confirmed at SKIMS Soura and three at Chest Disease Hospital labs. As the new cases continued to pour...

Winter in Kashmir

Winter being the harshest three-month period in Kashmir triggers a glaring change in food, clothing and overall life style across valley. With snow yet to drape Kashmir white, Bilal Bahadur travels across the valley to...

In Pictures: The process of traditional dry cleaning in Kashmir

Bilal Bahadur Srinagar The slowly dying traditional art of dry cleaning in Kashmir still thrives beyond the confines of climates along the bustling bridges spread across the Srinagar city. The entire process functions very much like...

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...

Butterflies come to pretty flowers

By Bilal Bahadur As the spring and summer bloomers make garden irresistible to the nectar lovers, love is in the air. The colour and fragrance all over is marked by days that start to grow longer,...

In pictures: Slain cop’s funeral

The body of police man constable Tasveer Ahmad Dar who was one among the six police man killed in militant ambush at Achabal area of Islamabad district, when it reached his village. It was...

In Pictures: Funeral prayers of slain militants in south Kashmir

by Bilal Bahadur Srinagar Several rounds of funeral prayers were offered to the three slain militants killed in a day-long gunfight with the government forces in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that thousands...

Ramadhan-2019: A Photo Essay

Srinagar Ramadhan or Ramzan is the ninth month of the Muslim Islamic calendar and month of fasting that is considered to be one of the five Pillars of Islam. Ramadhan is meant to be a month...

To Orphans With Love: A Photo Essay

In Srinagar’s J&K Yateem Khaneh near Chattbal crossing, around 350 orphans belonging to different parts of Valley are observing fast, different from others, in this month of Ramadhan. It was an emotional rendezvous of...

International Yoga Day 2019 In Kashmir: A Photo Essay

Srinagar Several Programmes associated with International Yoga were organized in Kashmir on Friday photojournalist. Bilal Bahadur visited Srinagar peripheries to cover the different events. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended his first session at United Nations in...

In Pictures: Shivratri 2020

Srinagar https://youtu.be/-EVCMk84OCs?list=PLFZT8GETzp-qjJYDQaB469PeFSPoNgEtp Kashmiri Pandits living across Kashmir celebrated Hehrath, the Shivratri festival on Friday. Unlike the rest of the mainland, the festival is strictly personal and rituals take place at home and Temples. Pandit families living...

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