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The Child Bookseller

by Younis Kaloo Near the marble-topped stairs of a metro station in Delhi, 10 year-old Gaurav sets his makeshift stall…

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Crack Down

by Shabir Ahmad Mir In the mirror, he could see the calendar hanging from the wall behind him. He could…

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Standing amid Smoke

By Younis Kaloo  “It is my turn, Rehet Mouj’i.”  “No, no, it is mine. Give me first, Rehet Mouj’i.”  “I…

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That Young Boy…

By Tasavur Mushtaq Sleep eludes me from last many nights. Even after hectic days, the evenings are long. Nights are…

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Heavenly Shaista

Saima Rashid I had a dream. Last night. Well, you might ask, what’s new in that? We all dream almost…

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The ‘Possessed’ Friend

By Nadeem Shah Standing outside the black-painted gate of this three-storey house in Srinagar’s volatile Maisuma locality, Junaid moves his…

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