A personal story of Kashmiri shawls

I consider myself very fortunate to be living in the neighborhood of Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, on one hand, and Kashmir, on the other. It...

Eid-e-Gulabi: The little Muslim history of the Holi

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Holi has a Muslim history as well. Revered Sufi saints like Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia and Ameer Khusro have, in their chaste Persian and Hindvi...

Jammu transporters construct Wislawa temple to rein in Basant Rath

Transporters in the city of temples are building a temple dedicated to Wislawa, to rein in the top traffic cop Basant Rath who has...

Dapaan: This picture confirms Madni son eligible for KVIB job

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) vice-president Sartaj Madni today released pictures of his son Aroot Madni spinning Khadi on a charkha to prove his credentials...

Mukhdoomi’s titbits: When Lord Headley visited Kashmir

During first half of May 1928, Lord Headley visited Kashmir. This visit was significant for diverse reasons. But before proceeding further it may be...

She gave meaning to words, coming from soul

Geetika's inclination towards writing started at a very young age and it didn't take much long for others to notice that. Her father was...
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President’s home is a ‘must visit’ place in India

Rashtrapati Bhavan, home to the President of the world’s largest democracy, is emblematic of Indian...
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These are ‘must visit’ Railway Stations in India

Indian Railways (IR) has one of the busiest and largest railway networks in the world,...
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Srinagar’s Nageen Lake: Deep blue like emerald

Nageen Lake in Srinagar is a deep blue water offshoot lake of Dal Lake that...
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Srinagar’s Dal Lake: Iconic, majestic

Dal Lake has rightfully become an icon of the Kashmir tourism industry. A Himalayan urban...
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Kashmir’s Tulip garden, Asia’s largest

Tulip Garden in Kashmir is Asia's largest tulips garden and there is a likely hood...
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