Ufaq Fatima

  Artists await outcome of State Art Exhibition since May 2017

   Artists await outcome of State Art Exhibition since May 2017

Outcome process put on halt owing to downfall of government in the state: JK Cultural Academy

SRINAGAR, OCT 14: The artwork submitted by various artists to JK Cultural Academy – Academy of Art, Culture, and Language for annual State Art Exhibition 2017 is yet to receive any recognition as the same has neither been awarded nor returned to the respective artists. Interestingly, many of the young artists who participated in the […]

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Vox Populi: Where are the women voices?

Vox Populi: Where are the women voices?

The role of women in the modern day society is unquestionable. The very idea of progress, development, equality and collective wellbeing is incomplete without women being an equal partner to their male counterparts in all respects. True that woman have come a long way and stepped out from the roles in the households to more […]

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Inspired by her struggle with depression, Bijbehara girl pens ‘Finding the lost you’

Inspired by her struggle with depression, Bijbehara girl pens ‘Finding the lost you’

Calls it “my suggestion box” for the readers to rediscover the lost uniqueness within them

SRINAGAR, SEP 28: Insha Khawaja, 20, hailing from south Kashmir’s Bijbehara area is ready with her maiden book titled ‘Finding the lost you’. This nonfiction piece of literature crafted by Insha speaks about the anxiety, depression, and the way back to life. Despite being an engineering student, Insha always had an affinity for literature and writing. “I […]

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Administrative inertia at KU puts students’ careers at risk

Administrative inertia at KU puts students’ careers at risk

Srinagar, Sep 14: Many graduate students of Kashmir University (KU) who have been selected for Master’s programme in Jamia Milia Islamia are not able to finalize their admission because the varsity authorities here have failed to provide them necessary documents needed for the admission process. “I qualified the entrance test for Master’s degree in Jamia […]

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Bandipora locality turns into dumping site

Bandipora locality turns into dumping site

BANDIPORA: The locality of Nowpora in Bandipora area has become a dumping site for locals as Bandipora Municipal Committee (BMC) fails to keep a regular check on the waste management of the area. In Ward Number one of Nowpora area huge pile of waste material can be seen which has not only polluted the area […]

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Artist in the Making: Qazi Tabish Faiz

Artist in the Making: Qazi Tabish Faiz

No use of a brush, or paint, her art is not what we usually see. She creates her unique artwork with the mere usage of paper, yarn, strings, and cotton. Qazi Tabish Faiz, 27, of Habak Naseembagh area illustrates a genuine artistic skill in creating meaningful and interesting art works by using an unconventional art medium. […]

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Vox popli: Good food, chit-chat and obesity!

Vox popli: Good food, chit-chat and obesity!

From past many years, Kashmir has witnessed upward trend rise in the establishment of fast food outlets. While this food culture is new and exciting for the people of Kashmir, these outlets have also opened many opportunities for employment here too. However, the very idea of fast food invokes two main feelings in anyone’s mind- […]

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At 14, north Kashmir’s wonder kid pens down first novel

At 14, north Kashmir’s wonder kid pens down first novel

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 28: Rubayata Umeed, 14, of north Kashmir’s Kunzar area who has authored a book – ‘Wizards X Beasts’­­ – becomes one of the youngest novelists of Kashmir. Being an only child of her parents, Rubayata, hailing from Mulgam area of Kunzar, Tangmarg spends most of her time in studying, imagining and writing about her favorite characters. […]

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The artist in Making- Andleeb Mushtaq

The artist in Making- Andleeb Mushtaq

SRINAGAR, Aug 18:In school, art was her favourite activity. Her notebook used to be full with her tenderly drawn artworks. Andleeb Mushtaq, 19, recalls her journey in the realms of art which she remembers in fine details. “I remember I used to finish a drawing notebook in just a week and then my mother had to buy […]

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Copperware makes a comeback in Kitchens of Kashmir

Copperware makes a comeback in Kitchens of Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 03: With many artefacts in Kashmir being at the brink of extinction, copperware is likely to stay in Kitchens of Kashmir for now. Unlike other cultural goods, which are in high demand here, the revival of copper has proven to be possible. In the Zainakadal area of the Old city lie many copperware […]

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