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
Hay days

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

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Lost not longing

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

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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…

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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…

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Showbiz altar

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

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Alien Mother

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

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Innovating Sufi music

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

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Breathing life into stones

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

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Living with a dying art

His masterly strokes of the brush put life in words. For Ace Arabic calligrapher Tariq Ahmed Shah, to paint is…

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Sculpting a history

An applied artist by training, Masood Hussain has explored diverse arts and mediums from painting to sculpting. With a penchant…

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The vanishing Koshier toep

It is one of those unique unmistakably Kashmir symbols but as Majid Maqbool finds traditional Kashmiri cap is disappearing for…

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Preserving the past

At an age when people retire, Atiqa Bano set up a museum to preserve and display rare artifacts and manuscripts…

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Green poet

Zarief Ahmad Zarief is known more for his poetry and flamboyant Kashmiri critique than his social activism like his passion…

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Reviving Kashmiri Language

by Abid Ahmad Recently Kashmir observed the death anniversary of Akhtar Mohiuddin, the legendary writer of Kashmiri language and literature,…

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