2-Day Aryan Folk Festival Concludes At Kargil

2-Day Aryan Folk Festival Concludes At Kargil

KARGIL – A 2-day Aryan Folk Festival at Garkone Changrah, Kargil concluded Wednesday in which 100 artists from Darchiks, Garkone, Sanachay, Hordass, Gargardo and adjoining villages presented their traditional music and dance forms organized by the Tourism Department Kargil in collaboration with the Preservation of Aryan Culture and Traditional Society (PACES). Superintendent of Police Kargil […]

KPs Throng Kheer Bhawani Temple  

SRINAGAR – Hundreds of Kashmiri Pandit devotees prayed at the famous Ragnya Devi temple here in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Monday as the Kheer Bhawani mela was celebrated amid chants of religious hymns and ringing of temple bells. Nestled in the shade of mammoth Chinar trees in Tulmulla village, the temple witnessed a massive […]

The Joy Of Eid Is In Sharing

Unlike last year when we celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr in the throes of months of social and political turmoil, this year the festival has followed a relatively peaceful period. The social peace in Valley has uneasily held despite many developments threatening to disrupt it. However, the security situation has continued to be grim. Until May, security forces […]

Eid-ul-Fitr Celebrated In Kashmir With Religious Fervour 

SRINAGAR – Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the fasting month of Ramazan, was celebrated across Kashmir on Wednesday with religious fervour as Muslims in large numbers offered congregational prayers at mosques, Eidgah’s and shrines. Men and women of all ages, dressed in their best, thronged mosques and shrines here and in other parts of […]

Kashmir Celebrates Eid Today

SRINAGAR – Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir would celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival of thanksgiving, on Wednesday to mark the culmination of the holy month of Ramazan. The moon was sighted in the region and soon Kashmir’s Grand Mufti took to radio and television to announce Eid on Wednesday. The central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of Pakistan announced […]

Eid Shopping In Full Swing

SRINAGAR – Markets in Srinagar and elsewhere in the Kashmir valley wore a festive look Monday as people began shopping for Eid-ul-Fitr which will be celebrated this week to mark the end of the holy month of Ramazan. Bakeries, confectioneries and toy shops witnessed heavy rush of customers as Muslims began the preparation for the […]

15-day Ramazan Festival begins at Kashmir Haat  

SRINAGAR – A 15-day Ramazan festival commenced Tuesday evening at Kashmir Haat, here, with the aim to relive the spirit of festivity of this holy month. The festival is being organized by Department of Industries and Commerce, Kashmir in collaboration with Department of Culture, J&K. To make the evenings mystic, the Naatia performances by famous […]

KU’s Snow Festival Concludes At Gulmarg

SRINAGAR – The two day Snow Festival organised by Directorate of Physical Education and Sports University of Kashmir concluded at Gulmarg in which as many as 12 colleges and students of Kashmir University participated. During the two day event competitions were held in snow football (men), cricket (men),Hockey(women)and volley­ball (women). On the first day of […]

JK Bank’s Spring Festival At Badamwari Draws 50,000 Visitors

SRINAGAR- In an overwhelming response to the J&K Bank’s colloquial call Wale Gachaw Badamvare, fifty-thousand people thronged the historical park during the weekend to celebrate the two day Spring Festival organized by the J&K Bank at Badamvaer park . The Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed formally inaugurated the ‘Spring Festival’ by cutting the ceremonial ribbon […]

Nowruz: Celebrating Nature On The Silk Roads

Nowruz is a rite dating back to at least the 6th century BCE, marking the new year and ushering in spring. Variously known as Novruz, Nowrouz, Nooruz, Navruz, Nauroz or Nevruz, this historic rite is observed on 21 March in many countries along the Silk Road, including Afghanistan, Azerbaijan,  Iran, Iraq, Kashmir, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, […]

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