Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Half Widow – a feature film

A film by Danish Renzu and Gaya Bhola In the majestic Himalayan mountain range that spans India from the North all the way to the...

A Canvas for Kashmir

Kashmir is the beauty of Dal Lake at sunset: the friendly shikarawalas, the mesmerized tourists and the houseboats with cheesy names. It is children...

The cultural politics of food

Mohammed Safa is the Bangladeshi owner of a vegetarian buffet restaurant in Chapel Market, London which flaunts pro-vegetarianism messages as part of its décor,...
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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’...

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...
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Kashmiri poet Mehjoor’s “Ha Gulo Tohi Ma Sa” in Coke Studio

After a wait of over two weeks by Kashmiris, Pakistan's famous music production, Coke Studio, has released the Kashmiri song, “Ha Gulo Tohi Ma...
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Life Across LoC: From ‘calinders’ to ‘tola’, a peek into daily transport

Standing under the sun, outside the Adil Hotel of Peervadhai in Rawalpindi, I was waiting for the Hiace to arrive. The waiting area was...
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A teacher who translated Oscar Wilde into Kashmiri

In March 2017, Shaheen Akhtar, 33, translated and self published a print of Oscar Wilde’s short story, The Selfish Giant in Kashmiri, titled Khudgarz...
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Jajeer Talkies: Kashmiri trio carving a space for comedy

A group of three youth from Kashmir - Faheem, an MBA student in Bangalore; Aahmed, also an MBA distance student from Srinagar; and Shoaib...
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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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