Hindi journalists are Kashmir illiterate, survey reveals startling results

Muhammad Raafi Srinagar Kashmir always had a serious case against India’s Hindi medium. It has rarely been objective and has never tried to improve. Now it...

Ahlan Ramadhan

For the first time in Kashmir’s TV history, a Srinagar based media outlet is trying to capture the essence of Ramadhan for local audiences....

 Looking Back at Life

From once a famous television actress to a forgotten old lady living in penury, Pranna Shangloo has experienced all shades of life.  Nuzhat Mushtaq...

Lights, Camera and Kashmir

After Visa, ICICI Bank and Hero Honda, it is time for India’s leading IT company, HCL, to show Kashmir in their upcoming ad film...

Stress And Suspended Lives

Women in Kashmir are the worst sufferers of conflict. Experts say women generally have less tolerance for trauma. Some Kashmiri women have devised their...

Soppy soaps

Arshid MalikWomenfolk screaming at the highest pitch of their voices “Everybody, it is time for dinner” accompanied by clinking sounds of china, glass and...

Fun Face of Kashmir

What can be more rewarding for an actor than people remembering him for a role he played. Sumayyah Qureshi talks to the most known...

Saroori out, Gul not

R&B minister G M Saroori has been shown the door after his daughter was implicated in examination impersonation case, but chief minister’s advisor Mubarak Gul remains unharmed despite similar allegations. Khurshid Wani reports.

Tashakur, Khyber Jan

The small Pashto speaking community of Kashmir is getting a new cultural lifeline as a Pakistan based Pashto channel brings them closer to the...

Film competition irks aspirants

Independent filmmakers allege that criteria fixed by the Cultural Academy are flawed, and designed to favour a certain section Shazia Khan reports.
Film makers in the state are annoyed at the criterion prescribed by the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages for an upcoming films competition.

Frozen in time

Popular Kashmiri serial of 80’s, Hazaar Dastaan depicts the golden era of its lead actor Nazir Josh and of Doordarshan Srinagar. Haroon Mirani analyses...

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