Monday, December 16, 2019
Sikh community across the Valley on Friday celebrated Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurpurab in Kashmir. It is also known as ‘Guru Nanak’s Prakash Utsav’ and Guru Nanak Gurpurab that marks the significance of the birth of the first Sikh...
On Saturday, most of the areas in Kashmir Valley, including the summer capital Srinagar received the season’s first snowfall after continuous downpour since Thursday evening. Snowfall, which began in the higher reaches of the Valley on Thursday, has considerably brought...
PHOTOGRAPHS BY BHAT BURHAN and SAIDE ZAHOOR A group of five militants, affiliated with different outfits including Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were Saturday killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. A civilian was...
A historical centre of trade and architecture, downtown or Shehr-e-Khaas in Srinagar city today suffers the traumas of violence and the tragedies of lives and livelihoods lost as a result of it. The resistance movement of Kashmir which was...
Arsalan Sideeq would come back from school and see his grandmother first — everything else was secondary for a 10-year-old child. "He has forgotten his dreams and the purpose of life,” said his father, Mohammad Sideeq.  “He is only...
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday placed strict restrictions in the civil lines area of summer capital Srinagar to stop Muharram processions of Shia community. The processions have been banned since the armed rebellion started in the region. Shia...
As the weather in Kashmir has changed, with more rains and snowfall on way, people brace up for the coming chilly winters. Recent snowfall damaged orchards in Kashmir, while as the rains have brought a cold wave. In the...
In just a few seconds of Nepal earthquake of magnitude 7.9 Richter Scale, whole country got devastated on the morning of last Saturday. The earthquake shifted Kathmandu three meters to South in only 30 seconds. So far, more than...
Mother of Sahir Ahmad Makroo, one of the militants among four killed in a gunfight in Arwani village of South Kashmir. Photograph by Sanna Irshad Mattoo for The Kashmir Walla Once again, on Friday, four more militants were buried in...
In last year, autumn, while I was waiting near a taxi stand to board sumo for Kashmir University near GawKadal, Srinagar, I saw a woman; short, wrinkled face, sitting on the roadside with a stick in hand—crying. Her name,...
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