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21 Things That Prove You Are A Kashmiri

Being Kashmiri is unique. The peculiarities that we have, are inseparable traits like the basic instincts. Our upbringing witnesses a lot of events that stay in our memories forever. Like checking our neighbours for power cuts every time to make sure we don't have...

9 Facts You Didn’t Know About Agha Shahid Ali

Agha Shahid Ali was one of greatest poets from Kashmir. His polite and ever so calm personality, as well as spine-chilling poetry, are inspired by his motherland, Kashmir itself. Here we explore some lesser know facts about Agha Shahid Ali. Agha Shahid Ali got...

Eleven Kashmiris Imprisoned For Crimes They Didn’t Commit

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA) recently carried out visits to different jails both within and outside Kashmir under the directions of the high court and found the condition of Kashmiri jail inmates as "horrible". Kashmiri prisoners are treated worse than animals in...

14 Magnificent Yet Haunting Snow Sculptures From Kashmir

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It has snowed this year in Kashmir like never before. Besides bringing fun, snow gives way to creative imagination and Kashmiri genuines are no less than Da Vinci's and Picasso's when it comes to creating master pieces of art. Here are our top picks for...

Beyond Borders and Blood: Kashmir and Palestine

The Kashmir and Palestine conflicts are over half a century old. India continues its military control over Kashmir; Israel continues its war on Palestine. While these two countries are related by a common desire of domination, Kashmir and Palestine share a bond of solidarity. Below...

9 Emerging Photographers From Kashmir

I realised that if I wanted to cover anything, I should spend time to understand it and to do that you have to go live the story. ~ Ami Vitale. Happy World Photography Day. Photography has emerged as one of the best mediums to...

7 Lesser Known Facts About Sheikh Abdullah

Sheikh Abdullah, one of the pioneers of the resistance movement in his time along with Molvi Yusuf Shah, was born on December 5, 1905. Source: DNA India Cartoonist: BAB His fight for freedom and his abject surrender, are well known facts. Below is a list of...

A Detailed List Of Internet Shutdowns In Kashmir

Kashmir has been the worst victim of Internet Shutdowns in India, from 2012 to 2017 Kashmir has witnessed 31 Internet Shutdowns from 2012 as per the data available with InternetShutdowns.in. Let's See the Detailed list of these shutdowns: On 26-12-2012: Mobile Internet as a part...

10 Quotes By Maqbool Bhat That Are Still Relevant

Maqbool Bhat, the great revolutionary leader of Kashmir was hanged by the Indian state on this day in 1984. More than 3 decades have passed since this legend passed away, but his ideas will never die. Today, on the 37th anniversary of the day of...

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Rozdari is here, What does it hold for Kashmiris?

It is that time of the year again. Rozdars will be pretty delighted. Scores of lamb will be slaughtered in the back-alleys of Srinagar, limbs...

Six Exceptional Instagrammers from Kashmir

Tired of refreshing your timeline and finding the same old pictures? The same old quotes. Same old sketches. You tapped the right link. Scroll down...

Madhosh Balhami responds to a tribute to his lost poems

مدہوش بالہامی بنامِ زابرہ فاضلی تاریخ۔ 12 اپریل 2018 زابرہ میری بیٹی اے میری نورِ بصر مرہمِ زخمِ جگر میرے لٸے ہیں تیرے جزبات ایسا لگتا ہے کہ...

Kashmir’s Asaram Bapu that no one wants to talk about

Year 2002, I was 14, when my uncle came across Aijaz Sheikh, also known as Aijaz Molvi, who claimed to have memorised the Quran....
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