Author Archives: Sameer Ashraf

In Pictures: Shades of Pushkar Fair

In Pictures: Shades of Pushkar Fair

One of the world’s largest, the Pushkar Fair is an annual five-day camel and livestock fair, which has become an important tourist attraction that draws visitors from around the globe. Held in the town of Pushkar in India’s desert state of Rajasthan, the fair hosts a number of competitions besides buying and selling of livestock.

In Pictures: How To Photograph Birds

By Sameer Ashraf Photographing birds is a pet subject of snappers who nurture a passion for freezing various frames of nature. Given the fact that birds take a flight even at the slightest human intervention, bird photography requires a specialized skill set besides the best possible photographic gear. According to the world’s most gifted bird photographers,

VK Singh ‘Confirmed’ What Kashmiris ‘Already Knew’

Assertions of former Indian Army chief General (retired) VK Singh to a television channel that moola was paid by the Army to certain J&K politicians have led to a debate on social networking websites with Kashmiris arguing that “Singh has said what is already known in Kashmir”. Anuradha Bhasin, Executive Editor of The Kashmir Times,