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Life Story
His Kashmir Nostalgia

A historical picture at his new house captured Showkat Rashid Wani’s attention in 1996. Moments later, when he moved away…

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Lines of excellence

For forty years Bashir Ahmad Bashir has been drawing cartoons, which many say is the soul of the Srinagar Times.…

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Manuscript Man

Nothing hinders Manzoor Daikoo from collecting rare Kashmiri manuscripts, not even his financial constraints. Hamidullah Dar interacts with the manuscript man …

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Matter of vision

At 16, Ghafoor Wahid began losing his eyesight. But His vision helped him prepare for the greater challenge life threw…

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Public Interest lawyer

Ghulam Mohammad Wani left the judiciary to remain just, and made public interest litigation his weapon to fight for people,…

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Universal Donor

A labourer in a stone quarry, Showkat Ali Wani, runs an NGO dealing with first aid and blood donations. With…

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Hands that heal

With a successful career as a leading ENT specialist at his back and academic feats in his kitty, Dr Mir…

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Teacher at heart

An engineer by profession, a teacher at heart, Manzoor Ahmad Kachgar has established over two dozen Darsgahs in his locality,…

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Preserving a heritage

In 1998 Munshi brothers of Kargil were demolishing their ancestral inn, when they discovered a treasure trove of artefacts. Rather…

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Verses from the heart

When Ghulam Nabi Chitgar’s hands are busy mixing and preparing tobacco for his customers, his mind is busy elsewhere -…

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A musical vision

Dost Mohammad Khan was three when he lost his eyesight. That did not stop him from becoming the first graduate…

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Blood for the nation

Shabir Hussain Khan knows the value of blood since childhood, when his family had to pay exorbitantly for 20 pints…

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