Workshop Organized in Achabal to Encourage Handicrafts

March 09 Waris Shah To encourage the local youth to take up handicrafts manufacturing as a profession, Handicrafts Department Saturday organized an awareness cum sale camp at Town Hall Achabal. Additional District Development Commissioner…

Herath- Centuries Old Kashmiri Hindu Festival Observed with Socio- Religious Fervour

March 04 Like other parts of the country, Maha Shivratri was celebrated across Jammu Kashmir with religious fervour and enthusiasm. The auspicious occasion, which is celebrated to mark mythological marriage of Lord Shiva with Goddess Parvati,…

Amid Strike, Tension Between India and Pakistan, Srinagar Hotel Offers Free Accommodation to Tourists

February 27 Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, a hotel in Srinagar has come up with a message of Love, offering free accommodation to anyone stuck in Srinagar. Hotel Kaisar, located in Srinagar has offered free accommodation…

Kashmir Residents Set up Community Kitchens for Jammu Drivers, As Jammu Residents Thrash Kashmiri Passengers

February 11 The residents of Qazigund belt in South Kashmir's Islamabad (Anantnag) district set up community kitchens for drivers stranded on the Kashmir highway as it remained blocked for the sixth consecutive day. Locals from Qazigund…

Kashmiri Pandit and Muslims have suffered Equally in Past Decades- 'Ek Mulakat' Play Performed in Jammu

February 11 We often hear from our parents, especially from our mothers about their Pandit friends, who were separated from them in early 90's after the eruption of Militancy. Showcasing similar kind of a friendship, artists in Jammu performed…
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This Kashmiri Poet From Tral Seeks Peace in Valley through His Poetry

January 31 As the Kashmir valley Witnesses prolonged unrest, paralyzed life, caged nights and curfewed days from decades, it has gained wide attention from media. But on the other hand, the Kashmir vale has a history and culture and is known…

Romance in the Hills- The Immortal Story of Habba Khatoon and Last Kashmiri Emperor

January 22 Sameer Bhat Naad ha layei, Myani Yusufo wallo [Am calling out for you, come my Yusuf] ~quoted by the wandering Zoon, also known by her famous nom de plume, Habba Khatoon, the ravishing beauty, songster wife of Kashmir’s…

Into The Heart of Kashmir Culture- Kashmiri Bakery

January 12 Murtaza Gull Though famous for Wazwaan, there's a mind-boggling variety of traditional bakery products available in Kashmir. Very few outsiders would know that the Valley bakes products, known for their unique taste, prepared…

Peace for Kashmir Continues to Remain the first Priority at Sufi Shrines

January 06 Rayees Shah The Annual Urs of Sheikh Jamal U Din (RA)  celebrated at Sehipora Wayil In Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal District with religious fervor and enthusiasm. A large number of devotees including men,women and children…

Five Photographs that Show Life in Kashmir under Snow

January 06 Tawseef Nazir “No, they won’t let me out of winter, and I’ve promised myself, even if I’m the last snowman, that I’ll ride into spring, on their melting shoulders.” – Agha Shahid Ali It all gets covered…