CULTURE

Cinema To Make Comeback In Valley

Cinema To Make Comeback In Valley

The Paradise is set to regain it’s earlier glory, with the recently-created Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir ready to bring out a new ‘Film Policy

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 […]

Kashmiri Translation Of Russian Folk, Modern Stories Released

SRINAGAR — JK Cultural Council in collaboration with Department of Information and Public Relations today organized a book release function here at DIPR Media Complex in which a Kashmiri translation of Russian writings was released. Translated by Maharaj Krishan Mawa Masroor, ‘Poz te Apuz’ is the Kashmiri translation of Russian Folk and Modern stories. Speaking on […]

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 […]

Urdu Never Belonged To A Particular Faith: Farooq

SRINAGAR — National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said on Saturday that Urdu had never belonged to a particular faith or sect, but there was a kind of “communal mentality” that is spreading a “malicious” propaganda about the language.  The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister underscored the need to give equal respect to local languages, […]

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 […]

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