The origin, evolution of Kashmir’s emblematic cuisine Wazwan

“When someone from outside comes to Kashmir, why do we serve wazwan? It is our identity.”

A mountain resident battling to sustain

Life of a man from Gujjar community battling to sustain his family amid the lack of opportunities while the world is fighting a pandemic.
Dilip Kumar and Vajpayee

Dilip Kumar: A bridge between India and Pakistan

Mohammad Yusuf Khan, born to an Awan family in Peshawar on 11 December 1922, was a common link between the two neighbors - India...

Life in mountains

As a long winter ends and Kashmir's meadows are green again, the people of the mountain - a semi-nomadic Gujjar tribe - have returned...

Of rumours and uncertainty in Kashmir

“Everyday people come here and talk about the rumours that have taken our sleep away. Honestly speaking, I tell my customers to shut up whenever they talk about rumours."

Reasons behind chosen names of cats in Kashmir

“Before we went to get our kitten, we struggled to find a suitable name for it,” said a cat owner.

Mufti Faiz-ul-Waheed: A scholar who translated Quran in jail

During the four years of his detention in Kot Bhalwal Jail, Mufti Faiz-ul-Waheed dedicated his time in translating the Quran and by the time...
pari mahal, couple

Love in the time of pandemic

“At that time we weren’t engaged so it was not right to meet her, so I took a chance of acting as a delivery boy and entered her home. It worked, she was happy and surprised."
Pakistani wives, protest

When festivals turn into reminders of unending grief

“Eid is celebrated here in a very different way. We used to celebrate this day very well there [in Pakistan]. But now we have adapted.”

DGP, IGP Kumar wish people of J-K on Eid

Srinagar: On the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, senior police officials have greeted people of Jammu and Kashmir on Eid-ul-Fitr on Thursday.  The Director General of...