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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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Breaking Stereotypes: Meet the inspiring businesswomen in Kashmir

Breaking Stereotypes: Meet the inspiring businesswomen in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 31: Women entrepreneurship, which is a new-sprung development in Kashmir, is growing fast from last few years with many women here not only founding different business ventures but also flourishing by fighting all odds that come their way. Saba Altaf, 24, has co-founded ‘Kanavez’, a women fashion wear venture, she is also a […]

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Vox populi: The status of mental health in Kashmir

Vox populi: The status of mental health in Kashmir

Mental health scenario continues to remain very grim in the valley of Kashmir for all obvious reasons. But what is shocking is the fact that, while we as a community, are well aware of the reasons for such and such conditions, we unfortunately haven’t been able to discussed about it openly. Having a mental illness […]

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Family heckled, attacked by unknown persons in Srinagar 

Family heckled, attacked by unknown persons in Srinagar 

Srinagar, Jul 22: A Srinagar family has alleged that they were heckled and attacked by two unknown persons on Saturday evening near Alochi Bagh area of Srinagar. According to the family, on Saturday evening they had left from their home in Bemina for an outing, and while waiting near Alochi Bagh area for other family […]

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Kashmir sans an art gallery worth even a name!

Kashmir sans an art gallery worth even a name!

Work on Tehzeb Mahal yet to resume after 2014 floods; Artists aghast

Srinagar, Jul 19: Kashmir being an artistically rich place has no proper space for showcasing and promoting the rich art of the artists here. Interestingly, Jammu and Ladakh regions of the state have got their own art galleries. But when it comes to the Valley, the place desperately lacks an art gallery where artists could […]

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Ambulance drivers, the unsung heroes of 2016 unrest

Ambulance drivers, the unsung heroes of 2016 unrest

Srinagar, Jul 08: The haunting memories of 2016 unrest are refusing to go away from the minds of people here as the violent protests that followed the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 08, 2016, had become a new norm in the Valley for months together. Two years have passed since Abdul […]

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Poash Wahraat-2018 kicked off in Srinagar

Poash Wahraat-2018 kicked off in Srinagar

Will facilitate women artists and entrepreneurs

Srinagar, July 06:  A four day event, Poash Wahraat 2018, which is being organized by Poash organization under the aegis of Jammu and Kashmir Skill development mission commenced in Rajbagh, Srinagar on Friday. The event, which will continue till July 8, is being held at Institute of Hotel management and is aimed to empower Kashmiri […]

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The body of boy who drowned while saving puppy yet to be recovered

The body of boy who drowned while saving puppy yet to be recovered

Family thanks locals for assistance

Srinagar, 2 July:  On the early morning of June 30 when Srinagar city was reeling under flood threat, a terrible tragedy struck the “Nagrota community” in Tangpora when a teenager belonging to this community, Mohammad Asif, drowned in a flood channel while saving a puppy in the area. According to the family of slain teenager, […]

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome on rise in Kashmir

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome on rise in Kashmir

Doctors blame bad diet, lack of exercise

Srinagar, July 01: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a hormonal disorder that leads to different health issues in females is on the rise in Kashmir with hundreds of such cases being reported in hospitals here each month. Shazia,25, was recently diagnosed with PCOS when her lower abdomen started to pain severely. “I got worried after I […]

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Budding artist- Iram Malik      

Budding artist- Iram Malik      

Srinagar: Her art not only describes her inner being but also highlights her perspective of seeing the world. Iram Malik a young budding artist of Kashmir likes to speak through her artwork. Her sensitivity regarding gender inequality and patriarchy are quite evident from her work. “Like any other girl, I too have witnessed how we […]

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