• Young Kashmiri Students perform Yoga Aasans in Srinagar to commemorate International Yoga Day. PHOTO/JAVED KHAN
  • Trucks stranded at Srinagar-Jammu Highway. Photo/Muneeb Ul Islam
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  • The security forces chase stone pelters in Batamaloo area of Srinagar on Friday. PHOTO/Javed Khan
  • Post Friday prayer clashes in several areas. Photo/Javed Khan
  • Government forces has laid concertina wires and barricades to seal entry and exit points and major arteries in Anantnag town today to enforce curfew and thwart any attempts of protest march to the town. Photo/Muneeb-ul-Islam
  • A view of curfewed street of Srinagar near Dastgir Saheb’s shrine in Khanyar area of city, Sunday. Pic/ Javed Khan
  • Kashmir valley continues to reel under stringent curfew for the 43rd consecutive day.Photo: Javed Khan
  • The first batch of Kashmiri pilgrims leave for performing Haj on Wednesday. PHOTO/Javed Khan
  • Army personnel manning the national highway near Bijbehara on Monday. PHOTO/Muneeb ul Islam
  • People offer Maghrib prayers on roads Wednesday evening at Reshi Bagh in Anantnag. PHOTO/Muneeb ul Islam
  • Dozens of members of Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Tuesday staged a protest against the civilian killings and use of pellet guns on protesters in Srinagar.Photo/Javed Khan
  • Day 24: Curfew, protest shutdown continue Photo /Javed Khan
  • One of the persons injured in government forces’ firing at Awantipora, being brought to SMHS Hospital in Srinagar, Friday. Pic/Javed Khan
  • People in Srinagar rush out of shops and offices as the Valley was jolted by a tremor originated from a tectonic movement in Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. PHOTO/Javed Khan
  • Ahead of Republic Day, students perform Kashmiri dance at Bakshi Stadium Srinagar on Sunday as part of dress rehearsal. PHOTO/Javed Khan
  • This is what Srinagar streets look like day in and day out, particularly during rush hours. By the way there is something called traffic management also; any idea when ‘this science’ is gong to reach here? Photo/Zulfikhar Khan
  • A woman devotee cries and prays as the head priest displays the relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad (SAW), during special prayers on the death anniversary of Abu Bakr Siddiq.PHOTO/ Zulfikar Khan
  • Members of the All Jammu and Kashmir Handicapped Association (AJKHA) sit during 72 hours hunger strike at Srinagar May, 25.
  • As the mercury shoots up, young boys beat the heat in cool waters of a stream near Dara in the outskirts of Srinagar. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • Pakistani securitymen drive past the wreckage of a gutted aircraft at a Navy base in Karachi on Monday after Pakistani commandos regained control of the base.
  • Peoples Conference activists assemble in thousands at Kralpora in Kupwara district to listen to the Hurriyat (M) leaders, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Bilal Gani Lone and Prof A G Bhat (not in the picture) on Sunday. PHOTO/Ashiq Hussain.
  • The troops of Army and Navy continued to search the waters of river Jehlum in Srinagar Saturday to look for the body of Shakir Ashraf, a student, who drowned Friday as he tried to swim through the waters. Photo/Zulfikar Khan
  • A Para-glider tries his skills as Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (Gulmarg) Friday organized para-gliding shows at S P College and Eidgah at Srinagar PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • APHC (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Omar Farooq, flanked by JKLF Chairman, Mohd. Yasin Malik and other separatist leaders’ during a Seminar in Srinagar.
  • Police and paramilitary forces once again carried out random frisking of pedestrians and passing vehicles in and around Srinagar, Tuesday. Photo/Zulfikhar Khan
  • League of Arab States has no position on the specific question of Jammu and Kashmir, says Arab League Ambassador to India Ahmed Salem al Wahishi during a peace conference held at Srinagar, Monday. Photo/Zulfikar Khan
  • Kashmiri women queue outside a polling booth in a Srinagar panchayat block on Monday to vote for panchas and sarpanchas. Photo/Zulfikar Khan
  • Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah joins the Nimaz-e-Jinazah of Bashir Ahmad Wani (Sogami), father of MoS Home, Nasir Aslam.
  • Rekindling their hopes of a better life, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, touches an infant after distributing prostheses to physically-challenged in Srinagar.
  • Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh and Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah inspect a carpet weaving stall during Buyers-Seller meet that began here at SKICC Saturday.
  • Syeda Begum displays her finger marked with the poll mark as she voted to ‘make a change.’ PHOTO/Riyaz Ahmad
  • Walls of Snow & a road badly damaged by winter make for a challenging drive. This comment and the picture were posted by Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Twitter today.
  • Relatives of disappeared persons stage a sit-in at Srinagar’s Pratap Park, Tuesday. PHOTO/ZULFIKAR KHAN
  • Kashmiri artists perform at the inauguration of Chinar Bagh Park Monday. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • A group of youth pelt stones in Batamaloo area of Srinagar after Syed Ali Geelani led funeral prayers (in absentia) for Osama bin Laden. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • With ‘Darbar’ offices set to reopen in Srinagar for the summer stint, roads and streets in Srinagar’s uptown are under the brush these days.
  • Around 25 shops were gutted in an incident of fire in Wadipora Handwara Wednesday night, damaging property worth lakhs of rupees. Photo/Ashiq Hussain
  • RESOLE TO ACT: Srinagar Municipal Corporation officials seizing a cart from Hazuri Bagh, Srinagar. SMC has initiated a drive against street vendors occupying roads and foot paths in the city.
  • A video frame grab obtained from ABC News shows the interior bedroom in the mansion where Osama Bin Laden was killed.
  • JKLF activists stage a sit-in at Maisuma locality of Srinagar demanding release of party’s chief, Mohammad Yasin Malik.
  • Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik today interacted with students of a local college and spoke at length about drug abuse and responsibilities of the youth.
  • A view of the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on Monday, where Osama Bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces.
  • BREATHLESS BEAUTY: A local walks, with a sheep on his shoulders, in the backdrop of setting sun and mighty mountains in Srinagar. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • As world observes Labour Day, workers in Jammu and Kashmir continue to face exploitation despite laws promising their defence. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • The SRTC bus that was attacked by stone pelters on Monday.
  • Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik today interacted with students of a local college and spoke at length about drug abuse and responsibilities of the youth.
  • Kashmiri women wait for their turn to cast their votes during the fourth phase of panchayat election at Kukroosa in frontier district of Kupwara. Photo/ Ashiq Hussain
  • FILE PHOTO: A mutton retailer busy chopping to sell the commodity in a north Kashmir township.
  • A vegetable seller on Srinagar streets uses polythene bags ‘without any regrets’ despite a much hyped ban by the SMC. PHOTO/ZULFIKAR KHAN
  • People stage a peaceful sit-in outside Gawkadal mosque to press for exposing the killers of Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah who was killed in the premises of the same mosque last Friday. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • JKLF activists stage a sit-in at Maisuma locality of Srinagar demanding release of party’s chief, Mohammad Yasin Malik.
  • IGP (Kashmir) salutes the coffins of two cops who were killed by militants Monday late evening near Nowgam, in the outskirts of Srinagar city. Photo/Zulfikar Khan
  • Probably inspired by Anna Hazare, RTI activists in Srinagar today held torch-vigil protest against corruption in J&K. Renowned RTI activist Muzaffar Bhat said that corrupt ministers and officers should be booked under PSA. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • Hurriyt ( M), chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and JKLF chairmen, Mohammad Yasin Malik addressing Friday congregation at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar on Friday. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • JAH acting president flanked by Mirwaiz Umar and Yasin Malik addressing a press conference. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • The activists of JAH march on streets from Barbarshah demanding death to the killers of Maulana Showkat. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • Kashmiris throng Mughal Gardens on Baisakhi festival that was celebrated all over Thursday. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • Women queue outside a polling booth in Budgam to vote for their favourite Panches and Sarpanchapes during the first phase of panchayat polls, Wednesday. Photo/Zulfikar Khan
  • Lord Ram and Sita venerated On the occasion of Ram Navmi.
  • AMID TULIPS: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah visits Srinagar’s Tulip Garden on Monday.
  • Leaders of Jamiat-e-Ahli Hadees addressing a press conference at the residence of party’s assassinated president, Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah on Sunday. PHOTO/Zulfikar Khan
  • With Srinagar observing shutdown to protest Maulana Showkat’s killing, police and paramilitary personnel remained on proverbial hooks in the face of uneasy calm throughout the day, Saturday. Photo/Zulfikhar Khan
  • Clad in a shroud, Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah’s body being taken for funeral towards Lal Chowk, Friday evening. Photo/Zulfikhar Khan
  • Police used water cannon here Wednesday to disperse slogan shouting Jammu and Kashmir government employees demanding their arrears and a rise in retirement age. Photo/Zulfikar Khan
  • All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee Chairman Jagmohan Singh Raina addressing a press conference in Srinagar on Monday.
  • Chief Minister Omar Abdullah alongwith his wife Payal Abdullah at the Dargah of Khwaja Gareeb Nawaz at Ajmeer, Sunday.
  • INDIA DID IT! Emotionally charged Yuraj jumps to hug Captain Dhoni as India beat Sri Lanka to claim the World Cup title.
  • Kashmir’s famed Tulip garden at the foothill of the Zabarwan range on the banks of Dal Lake is ablaze with tulips of varied colours.Photo/Zulfikhar Khan
  • CRPF personnel cheer up for Indian cricket team inside their camp in Srinagar while watching on TV the World Cup semi-final. Photo/Zulfikhar Khan
  • Paramilitary CRPF personnel cheer up for Indian cricket team inside their camp in Srinagar while watching on TV the World Cup semi-final being played at Mohali. Photo/Zulfikhar Khan
  • Youth burst fire-crackers in Srinagar in anticipation of a Pakistan victory against arch-rivals India in the World Cup semi-final being played at Mohali. Photo/Zulfikhar Khan
  • Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh celebrates Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi’s dismissal.
  • This is called ‘Chirag Tale Andhera’ – not only in front of it, but right into a shopping complex owned by Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) in Hazuri Bagh area exists this huge pile of filth and Rubbish.Photo/Zulfikhar Khan
  • Wreckage of the two vehicles that collided near Manglara on Srinagar-Tangmarg road Monday leaving 10 people injured, two of them critically. Photo/Zakir Bukhari
  • After a bright and sunny Sunday, Kashmir Valley was lashed by rains Monday, forcing the mercury down by several notches. Photo/Zulfikhar Khan
  • Kashmiri martial art gold medalists Sabiya Kirmani (right) with another thang ta player after winning in Manipur.
  • SPRING IN KASHMIR: A woman, holding her child in her lap, walks through the blooming mustard fields in the outskirts of Srinagar. PHOTO/Zulfiqar Khan
  • Hotel Hill Top burns into flames as fire caught this prestigious hotel at Gulmarg Friday afternoon. Locals and troopers of Army’s HAWS also assisted in fire fighting.
  • A rebel fighter watches as vehicles belonging to Qaddafi forces burn after an airstrike by allied forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah.
  • As the rains lashed Valley, colourful umbrellas remained in demand in Srinagar markets Saturday. PHOTO/ZULFIQAR KHAN
  • Passing out parade of recruits, who graduated as constables in different wings of the state police from Manigam Police Training Centre. PHOTO/KASHMIR IMAGES
  • US Ambassador to India, India Timothy J. Roemer interacts with Basket Ball team of Delhi Public School at Athwajan in the outskirts of Srinagar, Friday during a visit to the school. PHOTO/ZULFIKAR KHAN