SRINAGAR: It is not often in these troubled times that one gets an opportunity to move away from protests and the trigger happy forces in Kashmir to look at the beauty of seasons. The Almond trees are in full bloom as the snows me .. Read More

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IN PICTURES: KUPWARA ECHOES IN SRINAGAR

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SRINAGAR: Clashes against the death of a young girl in Kupwara broke out in Srinagar after the Friday prayers.

The Citizen photograph Basit Zargar who photographed the violence, also sustained injuries while coveri... Read More

IN PICTURES: YET ANOTHER FUNERAL IN KASHMIR

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A 15-year-old school boy has been killed in police firing in clashes that erupted at the encounter site in Padgampora village.

Ten other civilians have been injured. Another youth, Jalal Din, who was injured in the ongoing clashes... Read More

SRINAGAR RETURNS TO VIOLENCE

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​SRINAGAR: After a respite of some weeks, clashes marred in the peace in Srinagar with protestors, wearing masks, hurling stones and the police tear gas shells near the Jama Masjid after the Friday prayers today. This comes after ... Read More

IN PICTURES: FUNERAL AT KULGAM

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SRINAGAR: The slain four militants and two civilians killed in Frisal Kulgam were buried Sunday evening amid protests in their respective villages.

Hurriyat and other leaders have called for a shutdown on Monday a... Read More

REPUBLIC DAY IN KASHMIR WITHOUT GOVT

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SRINAGAR: For the first time, the January 26 functions in Kashmir Valley were held without the participation of politicians, mainly the elected representatives of the BJP and PDP.

Leaders of the ruling alliance rem... Read More

SNOW IN GULMARG!

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GULMARG: Kashmir celebrates snow, regardless of the bitter cold. And in Gulmarg it brings out the sporting spirit laced with creativity. Photographer Basit Zargar captures the moments:

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MEHBOOBA MUFTI REMEMBERS HER FATHER

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SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti visited the grave of her father, and former J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s in Bijbehara district, Anantnag to mark the one-year anniversary of his death.
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SNOW IN KASHMIR

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SRINAGAR: Snowfall brings life to a standstill in the Valley. But joy to the people.

Photographer Basit Zargar captures the beautiful moments:

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TO CATCH A FISH IN A FROZEN LAKE

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SRINAGAR: Chilai Kalan, the harshest period of winter in Kashmir, has frozen the lakes and ponds. But the fishermen who rely solely on this trade to survive have no rest, and brave the weather conditions to make ends meet.
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CHRISTMAS IN KASHMIR

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SRINAGAR: Christmas, the birth day of Jesus Christ, was Sunday celebrated with enthusiasm.

Scores of Christians gathered here at Holy Family Catholic Church and joined the special prayers.

People in... Read More

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