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Gateway to Hindustan

Umer Beigh “For a worm hidden under a rock, the sky is the bottom of the rock.” –Sheikh Ahmad Sirhindi…

Diary
Exploring Punjab

By: Shams Irfan A friend of mine who has lived most of his life outside Kashmir and currently resides in…

Conflict
Mochu: Living Memories

What happened in Kashmir during 90s has left lasting scar on peoples’ lives. The events happened so quickly that most…

Places
Shimla’s Kashmir Link

Born out of adversity Shimla became second home for Kashmiris fleeing Maharaja’s Begaar system, the very notorious forced labour. Even…

Diary
Dilli Dreams!

Shah Navid Ahmad After two years of hard work with no proper direction or guidance, I finally landed in Jamia…

Diary
From Kashmir to Pune

Mir liyaqat Nazir Uthkar to aagaye hain teri bazam se magar Kuch dil hi jaanta hai kis dil se aayen…

Diary
Kashmir to Kanyakumari

ABDUL WAJID It was late February in wintry Kashmir. The mercury was dipping down to subzero and the cold was…

Diary
From Kashmir to Kota

 Imbisat Makhdoomi I am one of those students who left his motherland Kashmir for a better future. Kashmir, a poets…

Places
Resilience in Lolab

As Kashmiri Pandits migrated to safer places in early nineties when militancy erupted in Kashmir valley, a Pandit woman from…

Governance Women folk in Chatosa village collecting water to wash clothes on a stream which flows through the village --Photo: Yaqoob Lala
Stuck In Time

Lack of regular electricity, proper roads, educational institutes and health centres is not a criterion for recognition as a backward…

History
Mysteries of Hathiwara

Situated on the banks of Jehlum river, the villagers of a small hamlet in south Kashmir have grown up making…

Agriculture The Villagers take out the nuts which are then supplied to the other towns
A Chestnut Story

Come November and a group of villagers in Bandipora row their boats into Wular Lake to extract water chestnuts which…

Places
The Frislan we Lost

A village bearing the imprints of Kashmir’s rich cultural heritage was reduced to ashes in a devastating fire last week…

Diary Dr Geer Mohammad Ishaq
In the Land of Mayans

DR GEER MOHAMMAD ISHAQ As they say, journeys help you discover your true inner self. My third visit abroad to…

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