Photo Essay

Valley takes first full-day relaxation with both hands

Valley takes first full-day relaxation with both hands

Srinagar: Valley markets were abuzz with activity since Saturday morning in the wake of full-day relaxation by the pro-freedom camp in their recent protest ‘calendar’. School children were seen to head towards schools and public transport hit the roads for the first time since 8 July. There were also reports of traffic jams at various places. The […]

Muslims perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit woman

Muslims perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit woman

Srinagar: In yet another display of communal harmony and cultural bond, Kashmiri Muslims performed the funeral rites of a Pandit woman in Habba Kadal on Friday. Shushma Parmoo, 40, of Shalla Kadal, Habba Kadal, breathed her last at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar in Friday afternoon after suffering a brain haemorrhage three days ago. A […]

Another Kashmiri succumbs, death toll reaches 96

Another Kashmiri succumbs, death toll reaches 96

Srinagar: An elderly man who was hit by a tear-gas shell on his head succumbed at Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) today, hospital sources said. Ghulam Muhammad Khan, 75,  was hit by a tear-gas shell when he was standing outside his house at Ellahi Bagh, Soura on 2 November. Khan was on ventilator in SKIMS hospital since he […]

Capturing Supermoon in Kashmir

Capturing Supermoon in Kashmir

Srinagar: In a number of places throughout the world hopeful supermoon photographers found themselves thwarted by overcast skies. Similarly, the hazy and chilly winter in Kashmir made it difficult to photographers here to capture the supermoon on November 14. However, Kashmir Narrator photojournalist Faisal Khan stepped out in the open during the intervening night of 14 and 15 […]

Board exams begin amid shutdown, tight security

Board exams begin amid shutdown, tight security

Srinagar: Annual examination of class 12th began today in different parts of the Valley amid shutdown called by the pro-freedom leadership and under tight security arrangements by the government forces. “Over 45,000 students are appearing for class 12th exams beginning at 11 a.m. at 484 centres,” Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (BOSE), Zahoor Ahmad […]

Baghwanpora teenager succumbs, clashes in Eidgah

Baghwanpora teenager succumbs, clashes in Eidgah

Srinagar: A 16-year-old boy who was injured in a road accident “with an army vehicle” succumbs to his injuries in Sheri-Kashmir-Institute of Medical sciences (SKIMS) today. The teenager, identified as Rizwan Hassan Mir of Baghwanpora, Noorbagh, was “hit by an army vehicle” in Parimpora a week ago, the deceased youth’s family said. “A large number […]

Valley braces for a chilly winter

Valley braces for a chilly winter

Srinagar: Valley is all set to witness season’s first spell of rains and thundershowers, as meteorologists attribute the dip in temperature to Western Disturbance which is now affecting the Western Himalayas, a media report said. “Moving eastwards, the system is presently marked over North Pakistan and adjoining Jammu and Kashmir. It is likely to give scattered snowfall […]

Prof Butt releases his autobiography

Prof Butt releases his autobiography

Srinagar: Former Chairman All Party Hurriyat conference (APHC) and present Muslim Conference (MC) Chairman Prof Abdul Gani Butt today released his autobiography titled Beyond Me at his party headquarters Wazir Bagh in Srinagar. A small function was organised on the occasion which was attended by a cross section of people, a statement issued here said. Prof Butt also […]