Tuesday, January 22, 2019
agha shahid ali

Agha Shahid Ali: A portrait of longingness

Agha Shahid Ali. Photograph credit: Copyright © 1990 by Stacey Chase. “Let me cry out in that void,...
agha shahid ali

Seven quotes by Agha Shahid Ali, 1949-2001

Seventeen years ago, today on 8 December, Kashmir's poet Agha Shahid Ali passed away, leaving behind volumes of his work. A...
kashmir art

Saleem Qasba walks back Kashmir to save inherited art

Saleem Qasba, 38, walks back to his hometown to save inherited Kashmir art, but he continues to face taxation and hardships. Photograph by Asif...
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Celebrating Diwali in Kashmir

Mushtaq Ahmad Kumar, 40, selling Diyas outside a temple in Srinagar city on the day of Diwali. Photograph by Bhat Burhan for The Kashmir...
What was Manan Wani reading?

What was Manan Wani reading?

Scholar turned militant in Kashmir, Manan Wani, 26, in one of his letters had written that he was reading "politics, learning sciences and deliberating...
Breaking News Kashmir

Rapper Badshah launches Mirchi 98.3 in Kashmir, raps on a shikara

At the launch of Radio station Mirchi 98.3 in Kashmir on Sunday, Bollywood's 32-year-old rapper Badshah said that youth of Kashmir did not have...
Breaking News Kashmir

Funkar International brings singers for a musical evening

Srinagar: Funkaar International, an organisation dedicated to preserving and promoting the Kashmiri folk art, organised a music performance event called Naev Traye at Srinagar's...
Breaking News Kashmir

What Kashmiri refugees across LoC told Anam Zakaria?

As the chairlift arrives, I notice that it is hanging by a thin cable, the wind rocking it left and right over the flowing...
Breaking News Kashmir

Behind the lens, on a Shikara

On the calm waters of Dal Lake, surrounded by the Zabarwan mountains on one side and Hazratbal Shrine on another, he ceaselessly rows his...
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Altaf Mir of Coke Studio fame talks life, sings new Kashmiri songs

Altaf Mir shot to fame after he sang "Ha Gulo" - a Kashmiri song, for Coke Studio Explorer. Sitting in his Muzaffarabad home, he...