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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…

Places 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 heath centers 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…

Places Ladakhi students protesting for Zanskar
A Deceptive Calm

An eerie calm is slowly settling down in Zanskar where communal riots had broken out over the conversion of six…

Business
Willow Village

Shalabugh village in central Kashmir has pioneered the craft of weaving the famous willow baskets. Due to a lack of…

Diary Kashmir Life Correspondent Sameer yasir in Kazakhstan
In Almaty

Once a largely rural country, Kazakhstan has undergone a humongous demographic change in the last decade which has changed the…

Cover Story
The Damhal Aberration

Damhal is the only village in Kashmir region where the developmental projects mandated to be undertaken under Model Village project…

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