'Tchay-e-gard shikar' (shadow fishing) Kashm"/>

26 February 2021 02:45 PM

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BASIT ZARGAR | 23 FEBRUARY, 2021

In Photos: Kashmir In the Last Couple of Weeks

In Photos: Kashmir In the Last Couple of Weeks


'Tchay-e-gard shikar' (shadow fishing) Kashmiri fishermen covered in torn blankets, hold harpoons as they wait to catch the fish in the Anchar lake in Srinagar. The fishermen camouflage their presence and lure the fish into a trap with the help of reeds and waves by beating the water.
 

 

A kashmiri artisan Ghulam Nabir Dar, 67 carves wood at his workshop in downtown Srinagar. Ghulam Nabi Dar is a master craftsman in the art of walnut wood carving.
 

 

Colleges in Kashmir reopen after a year of COVID-19 The institutions operated for barely two weeks in the 2020 academic session before the COVID-19 pandemic enforced a country wide lockdown in March bringing life to a standstill.
 

After remaining closed for three decades a famous Shiva temple here reopened in Habba Kadal area of Srinagar on Tuesday with a special puja marking the ‘Basant Panchami’ .
 

 

The dead body of Basharat Ahmad Zargar, the Kashmiri engineer who died in the Uttarakhand glacier burst, reached his home in Elahi Bagh area of Soura Srinagar on Sunday morning. Zargar, who was working at the Rishi Ganga power project, was among at least 150 workers washed away by the massive breach in the Nanda Devi glacier in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand last Sunday. His body was found by rescuers on Friday.
 

 

Foreign envoys visit the Hazratbal shrine in Kashmir
 

 

Wreath laying ceremony of policeman killed in Budgam encounter
 

 

After remaining suspended for around 11 months owing to Covid-19, train services within Kashmir resumed on Monday. The train in Kashmir runs from Banihal in Jammu to Baramulla in north Kashmir – a distance of 137 km. There are 17 stations on the route.
 

 

Two cops killed near Police station at Barzulla in Srinagar, second attack within 72 hrs. Two encounters simultaneously at Badgam and Shopian. 3 Militants killed.

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