Family members of Bashir Ahmad Khan (65) grieve over his death at his home in Mustafa Abad area of HMT Srinagar on Wednesday, 1 June 2020. Khan was killed after militants attacked a CRPF party in Sopore in northern Kashmir early today. Khan’s family alleged that he was shot dead by the paramilitary troopers, a charge denied by the police and the CRPF. IGP Kashmir said Khan died in firing by the militants. Mubashir Khan/GK

Family In Grief After Civilian Killed in Sopore Shootout

Muneer Alam, a private school teacher, teaching students at the first ‘Open Air School’ at Eidgah ground in Srinagar set up by him in wake of lockdown imposed to curb the spread of deadly coronavirus. Mubashir Khan/GK

Teacher's initiative wins hearts

Beating the heat

A glorious peacock in full feather display at Mandwa wildlife sanctuary in Jammu on Tuesday. Mir Imran/GK

Peacock in full feather display

People enjoying on the banks of Dal lake in Srinagar. Aman Farooq/GK

Visitors flood barbecue market on Dal banks as Covid-19 restrictions eased

The situation in Ladakh’s strategic Galwan Valley where a face-off between Indian and Chinese troops on Monday night claimed many lives remains tense. Amid reports emanating from New Delhi that the government has given powers to the armed forces to make emergency procurements to stock up its war reserves in the wake of escalating conflict with China along the LAC, the Srinagar-Leh highway witnessed movement of huge military convoys on Wednesday. The police and other security forces had laid additional makeshift checkpoints on the stretch of the highway between Ganderbal town and Sonamarg resort. Pic: Habib Naqash/GK

Military convoys moving towards Leh after India-China face-off in Ladakh

Shops and other select businesses opened in Jammu and Kashmir' Srinagar on Saturday after remaining shut for more than twelve weeks amid COVID-19 threat. The authorities had announced a virtual lockdown in the Valley and Jammu areas on March 20 to stem the spread of the virus, which has, so, far claimed 54 lives and affected more than 4,300 people in the Union Territory. The district administration has now allowed opening of shops and other businesses in Srinagar on rotational basis from Saturday. Similar orders have been issued by the DCs of other districts of the Valley. Pic: Habib Naqash/GK

Markets reopen in Srinagar as Covid-19 restrictions relaxed

A group of children swimming in Dal lake in Srinagar on Monday. Aman Farooq/GK

Splash, swim, dive

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Increased traffic movement in Srinagar despite admin announcing extension in restrictions

Planting Paddy Saplings

Authorities on Sunday tightened restrictions in Srinagar city to prevent the transmission of Coronavirus. Habib Naqash/GK

Restrictions tightened in Srinagar to prevent Coronavirus transmission

Subdued Jumat ul Vida in Kashmir