festival shopping

epa02449319 A Kashmiri Muslim woman looks for choicest garment ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival, in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 15 November 2010. Muslims will celebrate Eid al-Adha on 17 November 2010 by sacrificing animals to commemorate God's gift of a ram to substitute for Abraham's impending sacrifice of his son and is considered the most important holiday in the Islamic calendar. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

A butterfly on a saffron flower in a saffron field in Pampore

epa02429385 A butterfly on a saffron flower in a saffron field in Pampore, some 25 km south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 04 November 2010. Pampore is famous world wide for its good quality Saffron. Kashmir is the only place in India, and one of the few places in the world where saffron, one of the world's most expensive spices grows, to be more specific only on the plateau land of Pampore, just outside Srinagar. Saffron is not grown on any of the other fertile alluvial plateaus of Kashmir, and the people of Pampore are fond of saying there is a certain magical element in the soil of Pampore which helps the flowers to bloom and the stigmas to be imbued with aroma. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Fire in a commercial complex in Srinagar

epa02408320 Firemen try to extinguish the fire in a commercial complex in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 23 October 2010. The fire incidents increase during winter months in Kashmir as people stock charcoal and other related items to keep themselves warm during the harsh winter months. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Police Commemoration Day at the Police Training Centre in Zewan on the outskirts of Srinagar

epa02405046 Indian policewomen look on as their colleagues take part in a ceremony to mark the Police Commemoration Day at the Police Training Centre in Zewan on the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 21 October 2010. The annual Police Commemoration Day is being observed on 21 October to remember and pay respect to policemen and security personnel killed in the troubled Kashmir region. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Three dead in clashes between police and protesters in Indian kashmir

epa02319538 A young woman wails over the dead body of 16-year-old Feroz Ahmad at Palhalan, Pattan, 30 kms North of Srinagar, Indian Kashmir, 06 September 2010. Three persons, including a teeanager, were killed and some others injured during clashes between the police and protesters on 06 September 2010, police said. These dead take the death toll of civilians killed in alleged police and paramilitary action in Kashmir since 11 June 2010 to 69. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Kashmiri protester shout slogans holding empty bullet shells

epa02272758 Kashmiri protester shout slogans holding empty bullet shells while standing beside a government vehicle which had been set afire by a mob during a demonstration in Srinagar ,the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 04 August 2010, who were protesting over the recent deaths in The Kashmir Valley. Five more demonstrators died in Indian Kashmir as new protests erupted in defiance of pleas for calm from the region's chief minister, the deaths again brought huge crowds chanting anti-India slogans on to the streets of Srinagar as the bodies of two dead men were carried on stretchers to their funerals.. The death in early June of a 17-year-old student -- killed by a police tear-gas shell set off the series of almost daily protests during which scores of people have been killed, 27 of them since July 30. At least 44 people have died in the weeks of unrest most of them killed by security forces trying to disperse angry protests against Indian rule. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

A curfew in Srinagar

epa02268634 Indian paramilitary soldiers on duty during a curfew in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 31 July 2010. Two Kashmiri Muslim protesters were killed while 40 people including 30 police men were injured in fresh clashes that erupted in the region on Saturday taking civilian death since 11 June to 23. Authorities had imposed curfew which hundreds people tried to violate resulting in day long clashes. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Indian police man stands guard outside a closed market during a strike

epa02253243 Indian police man stands guard outside a closed market during a strike in central Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 19 July 2010. Kashmir has been rocked by protests and strikes for nearly a month. At least 15 people have died mostly in shootings blamed on police and paramilitary soldiers. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Waters of Dal Lake as sun sets in the background

epa02226661 A boatman rows a Shikara (gondola) across the waters of Dal Lake as sun sets in the background, Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 27 June 2010. The mercury has started going up in Kashmir valley although it is yet to touch the 30 degree Celsius mark bringing the tourists from the Indian plains and foreign countries in droves. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Friday Prayers at Hazratbal Shrine

epa02589847 Kashmiri Muslim women devotees raise their hands for prayers as a relic of Prophet Muhammad is displayed on the Friday following Eid Milad-un Nabi marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad, at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 18 February 2011.Tens of thousands of Kashmiri Muslims gathered at the Hazratbal shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Muhammad. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Friday Prayers at Hazratbal Shrine

epa02589844 Kashmiri Muslim women devotees raise their hands for prayers as a relic of Prophet Muhammad is displayed on the Friday following Eid Milad-un Nabi marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad, at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 18 February 2011.Tens of thousands of Kashmiri Muslims gathered at the Hazratbal shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Muhammad. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Fresh snowfall in Srinagar

epa02582197 A Kashmiri man stands at a shop front during a fresh snowfall in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian Kashmir 14 February 2011. Snowfall was reported from various towns in north and south of Kashmir including Srinagar city 14 February.The world known tourist destination Gulmarg according to officials has received more than 12 inches of snow at ground level. The snowfall and rains has also resulted in blockade of Jammu Srinagar road, the only road link to Kashmir. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

One killed and several injured in clashes in Kashmir

epa02212390 Unidentified relatives Javed Ahmed Malla wail during his funeral procession in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 20 June 2010. Malla was killed and five others wounded in Srinagar on 20 June when Indian paramilitary soldiers fired bullets to disperse violent protests over the death of a Muslim youth, police and witnesses said. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Kashmiri people wait to cast their ballots outside a polling station in Kakpora

epa01576469 Kashmiri Muslim women wait to cast their ballots outside a polling station in Kakpora, some 25 kilometers (16 miles) south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 13 December 2008. One person was killed and six injured as clashes between pro-freedom protesters and Indian paramilitary forces and Indian police marred polling in south Kashmir’s Pulwama and Shopian districts, which went to polls today in the fifth phase of the seven-phase legislative assembly elections. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

night snowstorm

epa02529100 A local resident clutches an umbrella has he walks through a snowstorm at nightfall in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 14 January, 2011. Police say near-freezing temperatures and Himalayan winds have killed at least 13 homeless people in northern India, raising the death toll from a severe cold. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Sunny Weather over Dal Lake in Kashmir

epa02512048 Nearby mountains reflect in the waters as a Kashmiri man rows his boat on the Dal Lake near Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, on a cold but sunny day on 01 January 2010. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Kashmiri women pray

Kashmiri Muslim women pray

Kashmiri women pray

epa01804928 Kashmiri Muslim women pray as the head priest (not seen) displays the holy relic believed to be the hair from the beard of the Prophet Muhammad during Friday prayers following the Shab-e-Meraj at the famous Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 24 July 2009. Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims celebrated Meraj, the Night of the Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad on his historical night journey from the Grand Mosque of Kaaba to the Mosque Aqsa in Jerusalem and onward to the seven skies. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Old City of Srinagar

epa02122877 Kashmiri Muslim women walk under an umbrella during rains in old city of Srinagar, India, 18 April 2010. Foreigners and tourists from Indian plains are coming to Kashmir in droves as the temperatures in the Indian mainland are soaring while Kashmir witnesses pleasant temperatures. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Urs of Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani

epa02096730 Kashmiri Muslims pray as a priest (unseen) displays the relicts of Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani at his shrine in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 28 March 2010. Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims offered prayers at the shrine on the 11th day of the Urs Festival of Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani, the late 11th and early and mid 12th century Persian preacher who helped in spreading Islam in the region, which concluded on Sunday. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Shutdown in Srinagar

epa01752981 Kashmiri Muslim boy feeds pigeons during a shutdown in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 06, June, 2009. Kashmir observed a shut down for the sixth consecutive day protest against the deaths of two young women locals allege they were raped and killed by Indian soldiers. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Wailing women

epa01742583 Kashmiri Muslims women wail during the funeral procession of 16-year-old student Arif Ayub Bhat in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 26 May 2009. Arif Ayub was critically injured after he was allegedly hit by a tear smoke canister fired by Indian Police on Friday and succumbed to injuries today. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Funeral procession of a special police officer, Arif Mushtaq

epa02077333 Wife of Arif Mushtaq wails near his body as relatives (unseen) prepare his body for his funeral in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 13 March 2010. Arif, a special police officer was shot by unknown gunmen outside his residency during the night on 12 March police said. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

waiting in line

epa01721714 Kashmiri women voters queue up outside a polling station on the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 07, May, 2009. Indian police fired tear gas and clashed with anti-election protesters in Indian Kashmir's main city on Thursday as the city went to polls in the fourth phase of Indian general elections amid separatist calls for boycott and general strike. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

An anti election protest in Srinagar

epa01715719 Indian police men carry their wounded colleague after he was hit by a stone during a anti election protest by the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 01 May 2009. Activists of pro-freedom Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) staged protests against the Indian general elections held on 30 April 2009. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Clashes in Kashmir

epa01712229 Indian policemen detain a Kashmiri Muslim protester (C) during clashes in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 28 April 2009. Kashmiri youths stopped a vehicle, reportedly ferrying Indian paramilitary troopers, and were trying to enforce a 50-hour shutdown called by Syed Ali Geelani, chairman of the hardline section of the separatist All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), to protest against the Indian Parliamentary elections. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Funeral of Indian Army soldier Shabir Ahmed Malik

epa01674920 A Kashmiri Muslim is held back by other mourners during the funeral of Indian Army soldier Shabir Ahmed Malik in Dab, some 35 km northeast of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, India on 24 March 2009. Thousands of Kashmiri villagers attended the funeral of Shabir Ahmed Malik, who died in a gunfight which has claimed the lives of eight army soldiers and 16 suspected rebels, army sources said. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

A Kashmiri woman rows a boat through lush green weeds

A Kashmiri woman rows a boat through lush green weeds on the surface of waters in the centre of Dal Lake in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 25 August,2007 EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Kashmir Sunset

epa02380484 A crimson tinged sun sets in Srinagar, Kashmir EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

Mourner beaten

epa01591761 An Indian Policeman beats a Kashmiri Shiite Muslim mourner during a Muharram procession in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian,06, January, 2009. Police used tear gas and batons to break up a religious procession that turned into anti-Israel protest in Indian Kashmir on Tuesday, injuring at least two dozen people, officials said EPA/FAROOQ KHAN
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