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Matching Concerns

Cables related to security concerns as viewed by the US embassy in New Delhi reveal that the American concerns matched…

Diplomacy
Leaking Diplomacy

That it is a huge embarrassment for the State Department is an old story. The US cables leaked by the…

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Transcending cultures

Cross-cultural and interfaith marriages were alien to Kashmir, but with people going outside the valley for studies and work, it…

Society
Nibbling at the society

The extravagance in Kashmiri marriages is pushing up the average marrying age and given rise to many social ills. Syed…

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Practicing austerity

The Islamic Dawah Centre’s established a matrimonial cell to combat extravagance in marriages in Kashmir. In the last five years…

Fashion
A fashion statement

As weddings in Kashmir become an extravagant affair, the bridal and grooms’ apparel have gotten more trendy and flashy. Aliya…

Society
Inalienable ingredient

Wazwaan is an integral part of the marriages in Kashmir, even the weddings are scheduled as per the availability of…

Society
Hunting a match

The hunt for the prospective match is the most difficult part of the marriage in Kashmir. Ikhlaq Qadri reports Amir…

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Breaking taboos

As Kashmiri Pandit youth venture outside the state to study or for better jobs, there is a rising trend of…

Society
Night of festivity

The Mehendi ceremony on the eve of the wedding is the most festive of all the ceremonies with singing going…

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Inviting hardship

A simple thing like inviting a friend to your son’s marriage has been rendered not-so-simple as people go to great…

Culture
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Kashmir Life has completed two years of uninterrupted publication. This issue that you have in your hands marks the beginning…

Culture
Lost Venice

The wide network of rivers, rivulets and streams, and most of Kashmir’s habitations being situated on riverbanks provided perfect conditions…

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