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Emis Cha Matric? Stop Marks Shaming

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To every kid with a lump in his throat who finds it hard to breathe to come home with news of marks. Remember that those digits don'’t make you who you are, we love you. The world is your oyster. A decade ago, I appeared...

“How I Was Chased And Then Killed With Pellets” – Story of Nasir Shafi

Watch Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgNGG_PwxRU My name is Nasir Shafi; my mother calls me Moomin; I am 11 years old. One evening, I was leaving our local masjid towards my home when I saw hundreds of men in uniform charging towards us; there was utter chaos. I...

[UPDATED] How Rafsanjani Sabotaged The Kashmir Cause To Save India In 1994

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Editor's Prefix: As of June 10, 2017, this article has been receiving unusually high traffic from various locations with speculations being in the social media as people try to justify one wrong with another. However, we must be aware of the fact that we are...

This Aspiring Film Maker Surprised His Mother In Kashmir – It Will Leave You Mushy

Being away from home is not easy; for us Kashmiris winter is one time we would always prefer home over the concrete jungles abroad. Ruman Hamdani, an aspiring film maker and photographer from Kashmir decided to pay a surprise visit to his mother. Next...

British MPs Want Brexit Style Referendum For Kashmir

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Watch Video “Pellet wounds are brutal, they are a brutal response by the Indian authorities, they send a brutal message to the Kashmiri people and they leave brutal scars.” In only the second debate in the House of Commons since twenty years on Kashmir. British Members...

27 Years Of Gaw Kadal Massacre – Lest We Forget

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It’s been nearly three decades of the gateway to our road of the massacres. It was this day, twenty seven years ago, when the youngsters couldn’t stand anymore at the crossroads. When people couldn’t bear the humiliation anymore and they came out with no...

Matric Result : ‘Stop Marks Shaming’ Campaign

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Two days ago, JKBOSE released the much anticipated result of Matric exams. Our message was #StopMarksShaming and #MarksDontDefineYou, because surely those digits do not define who you are. Muhammad Faysal's blog was the most read story in the week receiving positive response from young and...

“How I Was Killed When I Tried To Save My Brother” – Story of 21 Year Old Yasmeena Jan

My Name is Yasmeena, I am from Kashmir, nobody in the world understands what this means. On July 8th Moeen, my 7-year-old brother left the house a to join a protest. In Kashmir, everything is protest. Breathing is protest, our very existence is protest. Recently the valley has...

The 122 Hours – Kidnapping Of Rubiya Sayeed

16 minute read In two decades after the abduction of Rubiya Sayeed, many have debated its impact on Kashmir insurgency, and its many ifs and buts. HAROON MIRANI revisits the event. On December 2, 1989, Ashfaq Majid Wani was at his home watching news on Doordarshan. The images...

Universal Basic Income. Really?

When I chose to study economics after my intermediate exams, I used to ask few questions repeatedly to every economics student I came across. However, after a year or two, everyone was asking me the same questions. One of the constantly asked questions was,...

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Six Ways To Stop ‘Braid-Chopping’ Incidents In Kashmir

With over hundred cases of braid-chopping in Kashmir, the incidents have not only created hysteria but also fear in the masses. The government that...

Braid Chopping – Women’s Voices from Downtown

It seems as if the Kashmiris haven’t had enough yet! The bullets and pellets now have a partner in crime to haunt poor valleyites...

Downtown Locks Doors To Braid Chopper

The braid chopper is here... It is neither a supernatural power nor a witch or a ghost. The pattern of it is that as soon...

The Love Birds Of Dystopia

She smacked the table and left the thud restless. This is the beat of her life too -- restless. She grabs her red sling bag...
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