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    Survivors of Syrian war

    By Helena Derwash


    As I make my hundredth attempt at getting our Skype connection working, I listen carefully awaiting the sound of his breath. Finally, a crackle on the line and I hear him speak. It’s …

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    Ranjoor’s Kashmir

    By Sanya Mansoor

    Abdul Sattar Ranjoor was a beloved poet, an honest politician and a fearless revolutionary. He was also my Dadaji (grandfather).

    His integrity and intelligence commanded the respect of Kashmiris, especially peasants and workers, whose interests …

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    Juley Ladakh

    By Ayaesha Gooptu

    Say Juley – the Ladakhi greetings, to the land of high passes and turquoise lakes, gompas and stupas, snow and sand, military and monks, Dalai Lama and Rancho, momo and Maggi, peaks and valleys, army canters …

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    A Residue of hope

    By Ipshita Chakraborty

    The world of exile has spawned literature of various hues. Residue, the debut novel of academic, poet and author Nitasha Kaul is an important contribution to the literary works on exile, providing a rare insight …

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    Kounsarnag: A trekking or holy spot?

    By Shahid Tantray

    Kousarnag – one of the highest altitude springs of Kashmir Valley situated at a height of 12,140 feet above the sea level, some 120 kilometers from Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar is in …


Kashmir Floods, Kashmir, Srinagar, Muhabit

Padshahi Bagh: Houses under 10 feet water, no relief to survive

For the last four days, Mohammed Amin Sheikh, has been making long tiring walks every morning from his damaged house in…


UK Parliament

Indian anger as UK Parliament discusses Kashmir’s human rights

The UK House of Commons debate on Kashmir took place against the sombre background of a flooding in India and Pakistan…

London protests

Art & Culture

A Canvas for Kashmir

  Kashmir is the beauty of Dal Lake at sunset: the friendly shikarawalas, the mesmerized tourists and the houseboats with cheesy…

Shahmali Begum : Mother of Maqbool Bhat.



Israel’s spectacle of ugliness

It breaks my heart. Images of a toddler burnt to death by an Israeli hell-fire missile, being held aloft by her…

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