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Box Cameras to Selfies

They have witnessed Kashmir’s changing fortunes through their camera lenses for about five decades. Nazir Ahmad Rather talks to two ace photographers who still work at Mahatta & Co In 1969, a young

Kashmir through my lens

By Durdana Bhat I don’t decide to represent anything except myself, Mahmoud Darwish once said, but that self is full of collective memory. These words of the prominent Palestinian poet resonated when someone

Lailat al Mehraj

By: Bilal Bahadur Mehraj-ul-Alam was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Jammu and Kashmir. Thousands of devotees thronged the shrines and masjids and had night-long special prayers. The biggest congregation of the

Tunnel Vision

Syed Junaid Hashmi Jammu Part of 286-km-long four-laning of the Jammu-Srinagar highway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday inaugurated 9.28Km Nashri-Chenani tunnel, the longest in South-East Asia. The structure consists of a 9 km