Srinagar

Wood business in Kashmir...epa05141371 Kashmiri woodwork craftsmen work at their workshop in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 03 February 2016. People associated with walnut woodwork complain of economic hardships  because of low wages, which has resulted in decline in their business.  EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

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Kashmiri woodwork craftsmen work at their workshop in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian Kashmir. People associated with walnut woodwork walnut woodwork complain of economic hardships because of low wages, which has resulted in decline in their business 

India Kashmir Protest

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An Indian police officer baton charges Kashmiri residents who were blocking a road to stop authorities from pulling down illegally built structures around the Nigeen Lake in Srinagar.

Shia Muslims shout slogans during a protest against the execution of cleric Nimr al-Nimr, who was executed along with others in Saudi Arabia, on the outskirts of Srinagar, India January 8, 2016.

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Shia Muslims shout slogans during a protest against the execution of cleric Nimr al-Nimr, who was executed along with others in Saudi Arabia, on the outskirts of Srinagar, India on Friday

A Kashmiri Muslim woman peels off the bark of wicker sticks on the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 22 December 2015. Wicker sticks are used to make Kangir, the traditional Kashmiri firepot, which is used to keep warm during cold winters. Hundreds of families in Kashmir depend on the trade with Kangir, with Kangir artisans of different regions making distinct and fashionable firepots.

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A Kashmiri Muslim woman peels off the bark of wicker sticks on the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, on Tuesday. Wicker sticks are used to make Kangir, the traditional Kashmiri firepot, which is used to keep warm during cold winters

Kashmiri protesters, engulfed in teargas smoke, throw stones at Indian security personnel in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Friday, Dec. 18, 2015. Police fired teargas and rubber bullets to disperse Kashmiris who gathered after Friday afternoon prayers to protest against Indian rule in the disputed region.

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Kashmiri protesters, engulfed in teargas smoke, throw stones at Indian security personnel in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Friday

 New recruits of the Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) during the passing out parade in Humhama, on the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 11 December 2015. A total of 648 recruits were formally inducted into the CRPF, an Indian paramilitary force, after completing a 44-weeks training in physical fitness, weapon handling, commando operations and counter insurgency

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New recruits of the Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) during the passing out parade in Humhama, on the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, on Friday

Activists of the Awami Ittihad party get into a scuffle with Indian policemen as they are stopped during a protest to mark International Human Rights Day in Srinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015.

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Activists of the Awami Ittihad party get into a scuffle with Indian policemen as they are stopped during a protest to mark International Human Rights Day in Srinagar, India on Thursday

India Kashmir Weather

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A Kashmiri man walks during a foggy morning in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on Wednesday. Foggy weather in Kashmir valley affected surface and air traffic causing flight cancellations to and from Srinagar International Airport, stranding hundreds of passengers.

Kashmiri Muslim women wail as they watch the funeral procession of suspected rebels, at Barhama, 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. At least four Indian army soldiers and three suspected rebels were killed in three separated gun battles in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said on Monday

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Kashmiri Muslim women wail as they watch the funeral procession of suspected rebels, at Barhama, 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday

An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard near a barricade in Srinagar. Indian Kashmir mostly shut down September 7 to protest government delays in rebuilding the region hit by devastating floods a year ago, as hundreds of police and troops patrolled the streets.

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An Indian paramilitary trooper looks through the grill of his helmet visor as he stands guard near a barricade in Srinagar. Indian Kashmir mostly shut down September 7 to protest government delays in rebuilding the region hit by devastating floods a year ago, as hundreds of police and troops patrolled the streets.

Indian government employees are sprayed with dyed water by police, during a demonstration in Srinagar. The employees are demanding their long pending payment arrears and a regularisation of temporary jobs.

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Indian government employees are sprayed with dyed water by police, during a demonstration in Srinagar. The employees are demanding their long pending payment arrears and a regularisation of temporary jobs.

Indian policemen pay tribute at Mazar-e-Shuhada (Martyr's graveyard) during a ceremony marking Martyrs' Day in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, on Monday

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Indian policemen pay tribute at Mazar-e-Shuhada (Martyr’s graveyard) during a ceremony marking Martyrs’ Day in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, on Monday

A man walks his sheep in a water-logged paddy field after recent rains in Srinagar on Thursday

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A man walks his sheep in a water-logged paddy field after recent rains in Srinagar on Thursday

A woman paddles her boat in her water-logged courtyard after recent rains in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar on Tuesday

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A woman paddles her boat in her water-logged courtyard after recent rains in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar on Tuesday

Bakarwal nomad children are seen through a veil that covers their tent as they react to a Kashmiri man photographing them on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Bakarwals are nomadic herders of Jammu Kashmir state who wander in search of good pastures for their cattle.

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Bakarwal nomad children are seen through a veil that covers their tent on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir on Tuesday

Kashmiri villagers gather during rescue ...Kashmiri villagers gather during rescue efforts following landslides due to heavy rainfall in the village of Laden near Chadoora some 40km west of Srinagar on March 30, 2015. Landslides have buried at least 15 people in Indian Kashmir as hundreds fled their homes after heavy rain triggered flooding around the mountainous region. Police and witnesses said landslides had buried at least four houses in Chadoora, the worst hit area of the Himalayan region where hundreds were killed in devastating floods last September. AFP PHOTO/Tauseef MUSTFATAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images

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Kashmiri villagers gather during rescue efforts following landslides due to heavy rainfall in the village of Laden near Chadoora, 40km west of Srinagar. Landslides have buried at least 15 people in Indian Kashmir 

An Indian army recruit wearing ceremonial uniform looks during passing out parade at garrison in Rangreth on outskirts of Srinagar...An Indian army recruit wearing his ceremonial uniform looks on as he marches during their passing out parade at a garrison in Rangreth on the outskirts of Srinagar March 4, 2015. A total of 179 youths from various religious backgrounds were formally inducted into the Indian army's Jammu and Kashmiri Light Infantry Regiment (JKLIR) after their 49 week training, an army official said.  REUTERS/Danish Ismail (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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An Indian army recruit in ceremonial uniform looks on during a passing out parade at a garrison in Rangreth on the outskirts of Srinagar. A total of 179 youths were formally inducted into the Indian army’s Jammu and Kashmiri Light Infantry Regiment (JKLIR) 

A Kashmiri Muslim villager shouts pro freedom slogans during the funeral procession of Shabir Ahmed Gania, a suspected local militant of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, in Drubgham, some 55 kilometers (33 miles) south of Srinagar, India, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Thousands attended the funeral of two suspected militants killed in a fierce gunbattle Wednesday in a southern village of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, according to local reports.

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A Muslim villager shouts pro freedom slogans during the funeral procession of Shabir Ahmed Gania, a suspected militant with Kashmiri separatist group Hizbul Mujahideen, in Drubgham, 55km south of Srinagar, India

An Indian paramilitary soldier patrols the streets of Srinagar, on the second anniversary of the death of Muhammad Afzal Guru, who was executed for his part in a terrorist attack on the Indian parliament building in 2001.

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An Indian paramilitary soldier patrols the streets of Srinagar, on the second death anniversary of Muhammad Afzal Guru, who was executed for his part in a terrorist attack on the Indian parliament building in 2001

Kashmiri Muslim women watch the funeral procession of Ishfaq Ahmed Malik, a suspected local militant, in Arwani, some 55 kilometers (35 miles) south of Srinagar, India, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Indian soldiers and police killed five suspected rebels during a fierce gunbattle Thursday in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, officials said.

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Kashmiri Muslim women watch the funeral procession of Ishfaq Ahmed Malik, a suspected local militant, in Arwani, some 55km (35 miles) south of Srinagar, India on Friday