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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.…

History
Last Days of Maqbool Butt

Kashmir Life reproduces the article published in The Week, a Malyalam Manorama publication (February 19-25, 1984), a week after Maqbool…

History
Chasm in the bonhomie

For long Iran and India have had warm friendly relations. However, the shift in Indian foreign policy is creating wedge…

Business
Proud Kashmiri

It is a family that never sent any of its wards to any business schools, but in last 150 years…

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