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
Dried up

Once witnessing huge inflow of migratory, many of Kashmir’s wetlands have dried up. Ikhlaq Qadri reports.   At least seven wetlands…

Culture
Walaykum Salam Ladishah drav

Confined to radio and television studio’s Ladhishah were once the popular street performers, enriching Kashmir with satire and humour. Aliya…

Culture
Skinned

Fur and furriers were a part of Kashmir’s economy, providing employment to thousands of people. A blanket ban on fur…

Business
Missing paper trail

The art of producing one of the most long lasting and durable paper was mastered in Kashmir much before the…

Culture
Hay days

A few strings of straw woven to make slippers was a common footwear, not so long ago. Waseem Ahad reports.…

Culture
Lost not longing

Arshid Malik On my recent trip to Chandigarh with some of my colleagues we stopped over for some advice on…

Culture
Changing lifestyle

Winters have evolved their own unique lifestyle in Kashmir. Many things have changed over years, but some things from yesteryear’s are still…

Culture
Fun Face of Kashmir

What can be more rewarding for an actor than people remembering him for a role he played. Sumayyah Qureshi talks…

Books
A woman’s ode

Naseem Shafai, is the first Kashmiri poetess to win the Tagore Literary award. She was published two collections of her…

Culture
Showbiz altar

They are earning good money but would like to quit if they can. Shazia Yousuf delves into the lives of…

Culture
Alien Mother

Sidelined for long, Kashmiri is now in schools as a compulsory subject, but as Aliya Bashir reports, the loopholes in…

Culture
Innovating Sufi music

Shazia Khan They are becoming a phenomenon with more than 12 chart-busters since January. Literally Irfan Nabi and Bilal Ahmad…

Culture
Breathing life into stones

Tanveen KawoosaAn All India Sculptor Camp organised by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages concluded here this…

Culture
Small Is Beautiful

He paints small objects in his small world. He paints anything from sand grains to canvas besides injection vials and…

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