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Srinagar in pictures: Another day in paradise

Hoping that the cycle of violence in Kashmir would end soon, a lone boatman waits for tourists in Srinagar’s Dal Lake It’s business as

In pictures: A walk in the Ghazipur flower market

Not far from the Ghazipur waste dumping ground, exists a Phool Mandi, housing some 350 shops, that cuts the foul smell coming from the surrounding. This flower market is visited by several wedding planners, retailers, flower sellers, event manager

In pictures: DU admission process underway

As the admission process for various undergraduate courses is under way in Delhi University, the college campuses are hobnobbed with students and their parents completing the formalities. The university has received approximately 2.

Capturing the magic of clay, kiln and pottery

Kumhar Colony in Uttam Nagar area of Delhi is home to over 700 potter families. The settlement started around1970s. Most of these potters are from Rajasthan and Haryana, who made their way to Delhi from Alwar. The settlement seems like village cut

A glimpse of Delhi’s ‘mini Tibet’

Majnu ka tilla or New Aruna Nagar Colony, situated on the banks of river Yamuna near Kashmere Gate, is a refugee camp housing Tibetan people. The Tibetan colony was established in 1960. The colony is divided into two parts; new colo

How Delhi celebrated international yoga day

The second edition of International Yoga Day is being celebrated in India and across the world. Prime minister Narendra Modi joined over 30,000 people at the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh to celebrate the day. Around 139 countries h

The hungry river

The Brahmaputra is the highest siltation-carrying river in the world, and controlling erosion caused by it is not easy. Because of its characteristics, it does not have a parallel with any other river in the world. Mythologically also, the Brahmap

Caring for the elderly

Seven metallic beds line along a narrow lane in Nihal Vihar slums in west Delhi. A van turned into an ambulance and a flex banner indicate that these belong to Sai Vridh Ashram (old age home). The building opposite the beds is home to more than 45

A cool dip in hot weather

People are trying to beat the heat as the mercury is steadily rising in Delhi. Some are taking a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, and for the others, there is the welcoming water body at Raj Path as well as the river Yamuna. These pictures

All the action from the first-ever BSF-BGB drill

In March this year, the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) conducted their first-ever joint drill – Sundarbans Maitri – to sanitise the international border (IB) of the Sundarbans and strengthen India-Ban

Second phase of odd-even comes to an end

The second phase of the odd-even scheme of the Delhi government draws to an end on April 30. With majority of Delhi residents having given a thumbs up to the first phase of the scheme that took place in January this year, chief minister Arvind Kej

See Mahatma Gandhi’s birthplace through our lens

Porbandar is a small city with narrow and congested lanes, bustling with people, shops, cows, and children. Amid this hustle and bustle is a beautiful big white building, Kirti Mandir – where Mahatma Gandhi was born. In sharp contrast to

Massive fire destroys National Museum of Natural History

A massive fire has destroyed artefacts at the National Museum of Natural History in the capital late night on Monday. The museum is located in the FICCI complex, Mandi House. According to reports, fire broke out at 1:45 am from the

A year after quake killed over 8,000 people in Nepal

Over 8,000 people were killed when an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale shook Nepal on April 25, 2015. The temblor was followed by strong aftershocks. More than 17,000 people were injured in the quake. Here we look back

Water stress and women in distress

Drought in Bundelkhand has affected women the most. They have trek long distances to fetch water. Men have left villages in search of jobs and women are vulnerable in these difficult times as captured by Governancenow photojournalist Arun Kumar

The politics after Rohith Vemula’s suicide

Members of National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the Congress, staged a protest in New Delhi over death of a dalit student Rohith Vemula. Our photojournalist Arun Kumar captures the tussle between police and students.



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