Zaroo Gun Factory is the one of the last surviving gunsmiths of Kashmir valley as many others have shut the business following a decades' long decline in sales. The factory has been manufacturing guns for generations and these guns...
As a long winter ends and Kashmir's meadows are green again, the people of the mountain - a semi-nomadic Gujjar tribe - have returned to their summer homes. The Kashmir Walla's Umer Asif and Abrar Fayaz visited Doodhpathri meadow on...
As COVID-19 re-emerged with a deadly second wave, crematoriums and graveyards filled with bodies. Till now, 4160 people have died due to COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir - putting up an episode of grief and sorrow. February marked the...
  The strawberry crop this year has been exceptionally good but there is a quick dampener also. Another lockdown and failing economy have meant less market for it. Strawberry farming emerged in Kashmir in recent years as vegetable farmers switched to...
After a long, harsh winter, spring is here in Kashmir. Opposite to the snow-covered mountains, the airplanes fly over the fields covered in a sheet of white flowers.  In the faraway fields of Pulwama, south Kashmir, the bloom’s soothing shadows...
Plant nurseries are a lucrative market in Kashmir, with demands for flowering and other garden variety plants soaring every year as spring approaches. The saplings are purchased by private residents looking to populate their lawns but also the government...
Women are being celebrated today across the globe as 8 March is observed as International Women’s Day. The day has been celebrated for over a century now. Today, women are celebrated for their political, economic, social, and cultural achievements. This...
Anchar was once a popular tourist destination in Kashmir's main city Srinagar before the lake was neglected and pushed towards.  Its waters receded and a burgeoning housing colony continues to consume the area that the lake once covered.  Today, what remains...
The famed tourist resort of Gulmarg, settled in the lap of snow-covered mountains, has been a year-round favourite pick in Kashmir; often synonyms to the valley’s stunning scenic beauty. However, it was morphed into a ghost town as New Delhi...
Irfan Jeelani, a Kashmiri wildlife enthusiast from Ganderbal in central Kashmir, was peeking through his camera last October when his eyes caught an unusually large bird. It stretched out its wings luxuriously as it cruised over the Wular Lake...