Smoked Fish: A Photo Feature

Smoked fish, or Fher is one of the age old delicacies tasted in Kashmir Valley. As winter sets in, selling of smoked fish and dried vegetables keep the market warm. Kashmir Life’s Bilal Bahadur offers scenes...

Aatish-E-Chinar: A Photo Feature

One of the famous couplets of the poet of East, Allama Iqbal reads: Jis Khaak Ke Zameer Main Ho Aatish-E-Chinar, Mumkin Nahin Ke Sard Ho Wo Khaak-E-Arjumand (The dust that carries in its conscience the fire...

Stay Warm: A Photo Feature

On the onset of winter, Kanger or ember filled pot becomes the most sought after thing in Kashmir. Not only it warms up the chilly hours, but it also exhibits the culture of the...

Saffron Harvest: A Photo Feature

During late autumn, people from Saffron town, Pampore, in South Kashmir start picking saffron flowers and heaping them into wicker baskets. Their chatter and laughter rings through the clear air add festive mood to...

[email protected]: A Photo Feature

The famed meadow of Kashmir Valley, Gulmarg, received season's first snowfall this week. As the meadow slowly slid under white carpet, people present there were having an apparent gala time. Kashmir Life's Photojournalist, Bilal...

‘Mesmerising’ Meadow: A Photo Essay

Heyjin village in central Kashmir’s Budgam district is a visual treat. With breathtaking landscapes and charming meadows, the village doesn’t bear any impressions of maddening crowd and pace of city life. Kashmir Life’s Photojournalist,...

Bilal Bahadur Captures Colours Of Eid In Valley; From Prayers To Clashes

Tasavur Mushtaq SRINAGAR The Eid-ul-Adha was celebrated across the Valley with religious fervor and gaiety. By and large the first day passed peacefully though there were few incidents of violence. In North Kashmir's Palhalan area a...

Tosa Maidan: A Photo Essay

It all started in 1964 when state awarded 3000 sq km stretch of Tosa Maidan meadow to Indian army on lease for conducting firing drills. In the span of 49 years, state government admitted...

[email protected] : A Photo Feature by Hashim Hakeem

Hashim Hakeem is pursuing Masters in Journalism from MERC, University of Kashmir.

Widows of Dardpora: A Photo Essay

Dardpora, Kupwara is commonly known as Widow Land since the area bore the brunt of armed conflict in the early 90’s. Dardpora is the last village in district Kupwara, tehsil Kupwara. It lies in...

Scenes after firing incident

Unidentified gunmen opened fire on two Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel near Naaz Cinema in Srinagar Monday morning when they were shopping in the area. As per city police chief, Ashiq Bukhari, one...

Grey shades of Valley: A Photo Essay

The Valley of Kashmir is known to mesmerise all and sundry owing to its striking features and breathtaking countenance. Apart from natural beauty, the culture and life in this mountain land strike a chord...

UN Chalo: A Photo Essay

Wednesday morning saw government forces on their toes to foil the proposed UN Chalo call given by Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, in the backdrop of Shopian killings. While aged-separatist was caged in...

German Emissary: A Photo Feature

Much before the 'Bavarian Brouhaha' in Shalimar garden on Sep 07, emissary from Germany visited the Valley on Tuesday to take stock of preparation on ground. Ambassador Micheal Steiner was smiling all his way...

Water Blues: A Photo Essay

Water is the most sought after commodity in Gade Khud village, a beautiful piece of land that is surrounded by vast mountains sparkling with snow. Located at the distance of 17km from Srinagar city,...

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