Friday, August 23, 2019

‘Snowmen’ of Kashmir

My ancestor, a man of Himalayan snow, came to Kashmir from Samarkand, carrying a bag of whale bones: heirlooms from sea funerals. His skeleton carved from glaciers, his breath arctic, he froze...

“Without Sheikh Abdullah’s consent J-K couldn’t have been with India”

The author of “Kashmir Conflict and Muslims of Jammu,” Zafar Choudhary on Friday said that Jammu and Kashmir could not have been part of India...

Piku moans, Piku complains

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeiKUlUUNQ8 Do films hold up a mirror to society? Do they tell it like it is, or offer a narrative about ourselves that we are...
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Indians under trial exceed Dutch population

For the 13 years the Salman Khan hit-and-run case was in trial, it was one of 18.5 million criminal cases pending in India’s district...
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UK election – too close to call

The general election in United Kingdom is now merely days away. Polling numbers for the two largest parties, Labour and the Conservatives, remain stubbornly...

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,...

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...

Anxiety in Afghanistan

Numerous attacks over the past few weeks have signalled the beginning of the traditional summer ‘fighting season,’ with the Taliban making its presence felt...
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Indonesia’s eight executions

Despite immense pressure from the international community, the Indonesian government executed eight death row prisoners in the early hours of 29 April morning on...

In pictures: Thousands attend funerals of militants in Kashmir

After being killed while fighting the Indian forces in Mandoora village of Indian-controlled Kashmir's Tral area - 50 kilometers from Srinagar, three militants of...
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