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21 Beautiful Ramadan Pictures From Kashmir That Explain Our ‘Rozdari’

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A post shared by Hilal Ahmad (@hilalahmmad) on Jun 22, 2017 at 5:00am PDT A post shared by Hilal Ahmad (@hilalahmmad) on Jun 17, 2017 at 10:59am PDT Like any other Muslim nation, Ramadan has its special significance in Kashmir....

How An Engineering Graduate Turned Into A Filmmaker

  A video posted by Ruman Hamdani (@theotherrumii) on Jan 18, 2017 at 7:47am PST I was always attracted to cameras and taking pictures. It wasn’t until I was 16 that I got to have my own. It was my cousin’s wedding and I managed to...

Kashmiri Photographer Dar Yasin Makes It To The Prestigious TIME Magazine

One of most senior photojournalists from Kashmir, Dar Yasin, has added another feather to his cap by making it to the prestigious TIME Magazine. Dar Yasin's photo of a wailing family was included in the list of "Top 10 Photos Of 2017" by the...

Valley Of Faces

I constructed this photo series 'Valley Of Faces' two months ago. I have a strong inclination towards documentary and street photography. These photos have been taken different places across the length and breadth of the valley. The photo series is a depiction of the...

2014 Floods In Pictures: Memories From The Deluge

"Three years later, the floods that effaced many memories, have become a bitter sweet memory." The devastating floods of 2014 left the whole of Kashmir shattered. Here are a few notable pictures from the deluge accompanied by excerpts from a blog written by Sauliha Yaseen. "My...

Bringing Back The Lost Paradise, Kashmir

Prague, Czech Republic “Tu mera noor he Tu mera he fakhar Zakhmi he thoda, thoda ziddi Kashmir, yeh lahu luhaan pal tu thode or seh le, Majboor hun kayar nahi, magar sach se mein bekhabar nahi” -Nikhil Kapahi Tonight, it’ll be 53 days since I departed from the most soulful place,...

Photo Essay: Streets of Downtown

Bold and mutilated graffiti, narrow alleys, locked and open doors, bridges, curfewed roads, Downtown has it all along with its mysticism. Sixteen year old, Darash Dawood captures the streets of Downtown Srinagar.   1. A graffiti glorifying Burhan Wani as a middle-aged man takes a nap on...

Rohingya Muslims In Jammu Fear A Certain Deportation

The ethnic Rohingya population in the Rakhine province in Myanmar are undergoing a serious genocide at the hands of the majority Buddhists. The locals are fleeing to the neighbouring countries like India and Bangladesh who have rather been unwelcome to them. The former more...

Photo Essay: The Floating Vegetable Market In Dal Lake

One fine cold winter morning, waking up at 6 AM the morning, I planned to visit the famous Floating Vegetable market in Dal Lake in Srinagar for a shoot. To reach the vegetable market one has to cross several wooden footbridges. These bridges are...

26 Rare Pictures From Jammu Genocide & India – Pakistan Partition In 1947

70 years ago, happened one of the largest mass migrations in the history of mankind. It resulted in countless deaths as well as the creation of new nations. Jammu witnessed a mass genocide at the hands of Dogra rulers, the number of the killed being...

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Kashmiris react to the big break-up #BJPDumpsPDP

The news might have come as a surprise to all as BJP pulled out of the coalition government in the state. The state CM...

A miscarriage due to torture. How this Pakistani women’s life has been turned into...

Abdullah Danish Shervani a Kashmir University student befriended a Pakistani national Mehnaz Siddique in 2009 on a social network. On an educational trip to...

If counter-insurgencies are popularity contest, who is winning it in Kashmir?

David Michôd's War Machine was released in 2017 was one of the first films released on Netflix. Netflix has become more powerful medium than...

Rozdari is here, What does it hold for Kashmiris?

It is that time of the year again. Rozdars will be pretty delighted. Scores of lamb will be slaughtered in the back-alleys of Srinagar, limbs...
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