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Strangulated Kashmir

Nazima Parray As the band started playing the very famous kashmiri sufi song in a new version an elderly lady started singing with them. Her voice was very melodious.  Although she was singing in a very low tone but she...
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Kashmir Epic Floods: When Humanity Triumphed, Fascism Died

Rameez Makhdoomi   :Kashmir has been hit by worst floods in a century causing great damage to life and property. Mahatma Gandhi  had famously quoted — ‘You must not lose faith inhumanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few...
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The Draconian Act is No More

Yasir Altaf Zargar zargaryasir@gmail.com The draconian act is no more. The supreme court of India few days back  gave its verdict to struck down Section 66A of the Information & Technology Act claiming it as unconstitutional. The Information Technology Ac...
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The Broken Hoof: the flood horror that never goes away!

By Syeda Mehak Zubair (mehakzubair@gmail.com) It’s been a while, since Kashmir was hit by the wrath of river Jehlum but the loss is still immense, the pain still exists and the trauma is still so fresh in our minds. Even...
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Why We Need To Write?

Sheikh Meelad   People write for a variety of reasons. For some, it is a career; for others, a hobby. Some write because it helps them to sort out their feelings. Some have a story to tell. And some write...
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Will PDP Alliance with BJP Last ?

Syed Tajamul (BM Imran)     History has been created in Jammu and Kashmir. The BJP, which won a single seat in the 2002 Assembly elections in the State, increased its tally to impressive 11 in the 2008 elections, which...
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Acid Attack : Time to Ponder

Huma Rahil The recent attack on a girl student of law college is an example of ignominy , affront ,immorality and fall which reveals up to what level our society has reached .In this heart rending episode young spinsters face...
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Prem, Qadir- Exemplary Bond of Friendship

Prem, Qadir- Exemplary Bond of Friendship

Nazima Parray I was waiting for you Prem, where have you been. Oh you thought today you will complete your poem without reading it to me. How is that possible Qadir, you have always been my inspiration if I am...
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Place of women in this patriarchal society

Place of women in this patriarchal society

By Beenish parray   Women, who are embodiment of ‘frailty’ and patience, can be seen in the shape of a mother, a sister, a daughter and a wife or a better-half that is she has to play different roles at...
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Why Cricket stopped interesting me

Why Cricket stopped interesting me

Arshie Qureshi With the entire cricket buzz around, it never happened to be the sort of thing that attracted my attention. Odd? Yes of course. Very rare for any Kashmiri. We all have close memories associated with cricket here in...
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