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.

A file pic of army personnel in action during a search operation in Shopian. Caveman in Folklore - Diary - Conflict - Issue 04 - Vol 10 - kashmir Life

The mountain Stone Horse

By Shah Faesal On February 16, morning I started off from Baglihar with my team of engineers to take stock of pre-construction works of one...

Streetlights and Hairstyles

By Tabish Rafiq Mir Streetlights and supermarkets, shopping malls and ships, traffic lights and terraces, autos with meters and buses with tickets (and not sprouting...

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 feel: whether it is meeting...

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 going to London), I...

Pakistan, You don’t Know

Shams Irfan Carrying a thousand Salams (greeting) for the Pak Watan (Sacred nation) – from friends, relatives, neighbours, acquaintances, people I know and I don’t...

Arabian Nights

Journalist Sheikh Qayoom is a grandfather but has not forgotten his childhood winters which were quite different, adventurous and interesting then The winter of my...

Majestic Maldives

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

My Kabul in Kashmir

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

With ‘Super’ People

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

Bhutan In Kashmir

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

The Golden Cage

Shafinur Shafin I had heard of the fabled beauty of Kashmir as early as my childhood days. The words, Kashmir is a heaven on the...

Reliving Waltengo

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

Recounting Kashmir

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

Memories Sustain

By Shabia Fazal 9th July, 1993 - 12:30 PM With the noise of fire guns and teargas in the valley of Kashmir, Mrs Ruby Fazal gave...

Yahoo!

RAJ RAO There is a Kashmir phobia in people all over the world. When I decided to come to Kashmir for a holiday at the...

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