The word Hamam is associated with exotic Turkish baths of 19th century, known for their hot water. Habib Naqash/GK

Kashmiris kill winter chill with Hamam

Kashmir plains, including summer capital Srinagar, received fresh snowfall on Thursday morning after three days of intermittent rainfall. Pic: Habib Naqash/GK

Snow Carpets Kashmir Plains

Roads were inundated across Srinagar city as heavy rains lashed the Kashmir valley for several hours on Wednesday morning. Pic: Mubashir Khan/GK

Rain Waters Inundate Srinagar

Braving torrential rains, contractual teachers stage a demonstration to press for their demands of regularization of their services at Partap Park in Srinagar on Wednesday. Pic: Habib Naqash/GK

Teachers Brave Rains To Protest in Srinagar

Forces clash with protesters seeking return of mortal remains of Bhat who was secretly executed and buried inside Tihar Jail in Delhi on Feb 11, 1984. Pic: Aman Farooq/GK

Maisuma Curfewed on Maqbool Anniversary

Mother of a Kashmiri youth Farooq Ahmad Bhat, 20, killed in firing by government forces last night at Palhallan, wails as his body is taken to martyrs' graveyard for burial on Tuesday. Pic: Azan/GK

A Kashmiri Mother Grieves

Passengers stranded due to closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway take shelter inside a bus stand in Jammu on Tuesday. Pic: Mir Imran/GK

A New Address

Shikaras moored near the banks of Dal Lake on a sunny afternoon. Tourist arrivals are down since September last year when devastative floods swept Srinagar. Pic: Aman Farooq/GK

A Dry Day At Business

Kashmiri Muslims perform the last rites of a Pandit (Kashmiri Hindu) at Sirnoo village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday. Pic: Showkat Dar/GK

Communal Harmony

Passengers stranded due to closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway take shelter inside a bus stand in Jammu on Tuesday. Pic: Mir Imran/GK

A New Address

A train moves on snow-covered tracks at Panzgam in south Kashmir during a heavy snowfall on Tuesday. Pic: Tasaduq Yaseen/GK

Chugging On Amid Snowfall