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Culture
Basrakh is Back

From once a must have sweet during marriage ceremonies Basrakh lost both market and appeal. But with little modification and…

Culture
Walls Do Speak

A group of artists joined hands to restore abandoned structures in tourist hot-spots across Kashmir. But that is not all…

Business
Food on the Go

Not everybody can afford glitzy restaurants and fast food joints that now dot Srinagar city. There are thousands who still…

Culture
Forgotten Shab Daig

The wazwaan country has literally forgotten a winter specialty that once ruled the elite Kashmir kitchens, perhaps more often than…

Culture
A Kashmir Rediscovery

In Kashmir’s new digital divide era, J&K’s Department Of Culture surprises everybody by coming up with a wall calendar that…

Culture
Thali Dance of Ramban

by Rajinder Singh Rana The vibrant culture of Jammu and Kashmir is a beautiful amalgamation of religions, festivals, food, art,…

Culture
Kashmiriyat

An interesting post-partition creation, Kashmiriyat is popular in Delhi than in Srinagar. But what it means and why everybody is…

Culture
Tibetan Tastemakers

Kashmir being a melting pot of different cultures witnessed  footprints of exiled Tibetan tribe in late fifties that ended up…

Books
Penman’s Peregrination

Life takes a full circle, quite literally. Syed Asma talks to noted Urdu and Kashmiri essayist Prof Mohammed Zaman Azurdah…

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