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Kashmir’s culture has fascinated the world for centuries. This section offers detailed narratives about the arts, crafts, individuals and characters that keep Kashmir’s art front active and attractive.

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The Urdu Umpire

More than 130 years of being the official language of Jammu and Kashmir, Urdu’s fate hangs in balance as the…

Culture The historical Burzhoam. Image: Nitasha KaulThe historical Burzhoam. Image: Nitasha Kaul
Battling Burzhoam

Key to the early settlement of mankind in the Neolithic era, Burzhoam is the world’s most recognized site that holds…

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Plebiscite And Poetry

Khaal Baub has been quite a phenomenon of the Plebiscite Front in South Kashmir’s Bijbehara belt. Days after Sheikh returned…

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Illustrating Ghazal

Last fall, a young girl retrieved the typical Kashmiri slangs into a fascinating wall calendar. When Salma Masood met Instagram’s…

Books
Writing For Kids

Once recognized, writers usually avoid writing about the children. This is the key factor for limitations in the Kashmiri literature…

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Hoekh Suen Is Back

As better earning population is consuming fresh vegetables around the year pushing the traditional dried vegetables to history, a hospitality…

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In Burhan’s Tral

The crisis and the conflagration that followed the killing of Burhan Wani became the introduction of Tral. But M A…

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Tral’s Gufkrals’

On the foothills of Tral is a maze of caves that is an established archaeological site offering details about the…

Culture
Pahari Persian Poet

A schoolteacher who had three masters to his credit speaks in seven languages writes in four languages and understands three…

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The Kanger Story

Kashmir’s traditional firepot has been part of the folklore for centuries. Though it is a full-fledged economy and an inseparable…

Culture
Museum On The Border

by Muneer A Raqeeb This is what they have named museum at Hunderman, in the barren mountains on the Line…

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Satirist Singer

Radio Kashmir helped him become the most famous young artist of his era and then militancy took over and everything…

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Exceptional Writer

A man who has picked up the art of calligraphy from his ancestors, decided to transfer the art to children…

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The Beach Pheran Party

The GenNext of non-resident Kashirmis is on a rediscovery route with focus on culture. Last month, a few young women from…

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