Browsing: Diary

How Kashmiris see places outside the state of Jammu and Kashmir and how non-local see Kashmir is the main offering of this section. Occasionally, Kashmiri writers are also requested to write about Kashmir locations and localities.

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In Nature’s lap

by Khursheed Wani April has never been wet in two decades in a colossal way as this year in Kashmir. The…

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The mountain Stone Horse

By Shah Faesal On February 16, morning I started off from Baglihar with my team of engineers to take stock…

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Streetlights and Hairstyles

By Tabish Rafiq Mir Streetlights and supermarkets, shopping malls and ships, traffic lights and terraces, autos with meters and buses…

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Trip to Valley of Shepherds

Muhammad Raafi Route to Pahalgam never stops fascinating you. It is not only ‘picture perfect’, but equally intriguing, making one…

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A Trip to Wilayat

London first stuck in my mind like glue when I was a boy. Zan Chi Landan Gatsun (As if you’re…

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Pakistan, You don’t Know

Shams Irfan Carrying a thousand Salams (greeting) for the Pak Watan (Sacred nation) – from friends, relatives, neighbours, acquaintances, people…

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Arabian Nights

Journalist Sheikh Qayoom is a grandfather but has not forgotten his childhood winters which were quite different, adventurous and interesting…

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Majestic Maldives

 Dr Qayum Hamid Changal I landed in Maldives on January 10, 2014. With dreams in my heart and vision wide…

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My Kabul in Kashmir

Mona Hossaini ‘Araste’ I had three options to choose from to pursue my post graduation: Iran, Russia and Kashmir. And…

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With ‘Super’ People

PDP’s youth activist Javaid Trali spent 30 days in the US under State Department funded International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP).…

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Bhutan In Kashmir

Kabita Kharka I had always heard about the beauty of Kashmir. Snow-capped mountains, lush green forests, fresh meadows and a…

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The Golden Cage

Shafinur Shafin I had heard of the fabled beauty of Kashmir as early as my childhood days. The words, Kashmir…

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Reliving Waltengo

Flattened by snow storm a decade ago, Waltengo Nar in South Kashmir’s Qazigund area is completely a different place now.…

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Recounting Kashmir

Zakaria Polash It has been one year since I have come and stayed in Kashmir. During the past one year,…

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