Browsing: Culture

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.

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…

Conflict
Artist’s Elegy

When she landed in Delhi for studies, she carried impressions of Kashmir’s troubled history along. Through art, Hina Arif highlights…

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
With an eye on conflict

Despair, loss and outrage find expression in an online exhibition showcasing works by Kashmiri artists. Gargi Gupta takes a…

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…

Culture
Mohammad Ismail Mir

Kashmir lost its celebrated storyteller, the ‘daastango’ Mohammad Ismail Mir, recently. The deceased was instrumental in keeping the flame of…

Books
Penman’s Peregrination

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

Business
Waghoo is Out

With polythene foam taking over as new matting material in Kashmir, handmade Waghoo is losing both appeal and market. Shakir…

Culture
0 Bridge 2.0

With Zero Bridge renovated at a sluggish pace in traditional Kashmiri architecture, it is almost a replica of Zaina Kadal…

Culture
Nowrooz-e-Pourang

By: Syed Iliyas Ali Rizvi and Mona Hossaini ‘Araste’ (Nowrooz celebrations in Afghanistan.) Nowrooz, contrary to the popular perception, is…

Culture
Crumbling Nagar 

After conquering Srinagar Mughal Emperor Akbar laid foundation of walled city Naagar Nagar to keep his men safe. Six centuries…

Conflict
A Mother’s Elegy

Can a mother abandon herself and compensate the loss of her son by singing, writing elegies. There is one from…

Culture
Biryani Is In

Finally Kashmiri Wazwaan has a competitor: Biryani. The on-the-go meal is the new taste bud tickler for youngsters as traditional…

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