Browsing: Diaspora

Kashmiris have been impressive traders since medieval age. They have been migrating and establishing businesses across the world. This section is the richest repository of information about the Kashmiri community that lives outside India.

Pushed To The Wall

In various cities and towns across India, Kashmiris are prone to face harassment and societal exclusion. These dangers became visible…

The Un-Silent Valley

An event in London held to celebrate the literature emerging from Kashmir besides developing a multi-perspective understanding of Kashmir, talked…

Kashmir in America

The second generation of around a 1000 Kashmiri American families feel more closer to their ancestral land and are making small efforts in their own way to help alleviate sufferings of their brethren. A Kashmir Life report.

Heard in the high offices

M Farooq Kathwari roped in diplomats, academics and intellectuals to study Kashmir and suggest ways to bring honourable peace to the strife-torn paradise. A Kashmir Life report.

Woman on Ground Zero

The efforts to build a mosque near 9/11 site has raised a controversy in the US. The endeavour has a Kashmir connection apart from the rage that the state witnessed after a pastor proposed to desecrate Quran to protest the construction of the mosque.  A Kashmir Life report.

Remember you in Prayer

Mohsin Mohi Ud Din I remember the horror and anger and helplessness I felt when my aunt, Icia, was murdered…

Peacemaker’s Home Plan

Son of a wealthy landlord, a Kashmiri American is investing his time trying to do his bit to help his homeland. Ikhlaq Qadri meets Bashir G Ahmed.

Lessons from Egypt

Farooq AminI recently undertook a business trip to Egypt, famous for its rich history and some of the world’s most…

Cannon’s Kashmir Quandary

Canadian foreign minister Lawrence Cannon kicked off a storm in South Asia besides his country’s capital Ottawa last week. Cannon…

A just cause

After landing in London for higher studies Khursheed Drabu began his career as a lawyer and activist challenging discriminatory measures…

From the ‘Zero Bridge’

A Kashmiri-American director shot his film ‘Zero Bridge’ in Kashmir that tells the story of common people in Kashmir. Nafeesa…

Home and the World

Shamim Meraj It was with nervous steps that I walked out of the British Airways flight on to the tarmac…