Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Fact, fiction and pastiche

Sa rey ga ma pa dha ni! Bom phelechhey japani, Bom-er bhetor keutey shaap, British boley “bap re bap!” (Do re mi fa so la ti! The Japanese have...

MUNNU: Kashmir’s first graphic novel

MUNNU, the graphic novel published by 4th Estate this month, is the astonishing debut from Kashmir based illustrator Malik Sajad.  We asked Malik about...

Indian Parliamentarian opposes Zubin Mehta Concert

An Indian Parliamentarian and poet, Kabir Suman, opposes Zubin Mehta's concert in the Jammu and Kashmir, scheduled on September 7. He said, in a...

Anurag Kashyap’s short film: Nude clip of Radhika Apte goes viral

Performing artist Radhika Apte is back in news for a leaked video clip from her latest film. A scene from a 20-minute short film, directed...
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...

Kashmir’s Art Coup: Cultural event in response to Zubin Mehta’s concert

Srinagar, Kashmir: The civil society of Indian-controlled Kashmir is holding a cultural event Haqeeqat-e Kashmir (The Reality of Kashmir) on September 7, the day which...

First book on Delhi’s red light district

By Fahad Shah New Delhi, India: There is no dearth of books on India's capital city. Still some corners of this city have fountain of...
Breaking News Kashmir

Zakaria’s book ‘Between The Great Divide’ focuses on Kashmir across LoC

A new book on Jammu and Kashmir - Between the Great Divide A Journey into Pakistan-Administered Kashmir - is a latest non-fiction work written...
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Life Across LoC: From Mian Bakhsh’s darbar in Mirpur

I always adored Saif-ul-Muluk, poetry by great Sufi saint Mian Muhammad Bakhsh, since childhood. I spent countless summer evenings sitting on Takatposh (Wooden bed)...
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Life Across LOC: In ‘Pearl Valley’ I’m no Snow White

The ‘Pearl Valley’ of Pakistan-administered-Kashmir, or generally known as Rawalakot, Poonch, is snow covered in the winters. As per locals, once a ‘Gora sahib’...