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Fight for Identity Redefining Kashmir’s Widowed Women

Fight for Identity Redefining Kashmir’s Widowed Women

In a Kashmiri society where the strife situation has produced myriad half- and war-widows, the struggle and suffering remains unaddressed. Most of these women survive on social support. But their tragic life and end highlight their helplessness.

Kashmir’s Reading Culture: Fading, Flourishing or Fluctuating?

Kashmir’s Reading Culture: Fading, Flourishing or Fluctuating?

The new generation has lost touch with the book reading culture—thanks to the omnipresence of the internet (especially social media)”. Book lovers are very rare these days and owing to excessive use of smartphones and social media sites/ handles, “book reading culture in Kashmir is on the verge or brink of extinction.”

Students, Struggles and Self-Care

Students, Struggles and Self-Care

When I feel stressed as a student, I review whether I am being disciplined in my practice of Islam or not. Focusing on salat is therapeutic for both spiritual and mental health.

Thoughtful Kashmir in the Frame

Thoughtful Kashmir in the Frame

The silent spectators now make subtle statements about life and times in the landlocked region.

Moot Point: Should Schooling Last Till Weather Permits?

Moot Point: Should Schooling Last Till Weather Permits?

The wintertime school debate is back in town following the recent official statement on the traditional winter vacation in Kashmir and the prompt public debate on the existing infrastructure and heating arrangements in schools.

Battle Of Bat And Ball: Final Showdown At MCG

Battle Of Bat And Ball: Final Showdown At MCG

English men must be flying high in confidence. But, it won’t be a cakewalk for them to lift the title. Butler and Hales are in tremendous form. They hammered Indian bowlers as if they were playing tape-ball cricket. It was just immaculate and clean hitting. But, Pakistan bowlers won’t be easy to handle.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad: An Appraisal of his Legacy

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad: An Appraisal of his Legacy

He found no contradiction between being an Islamic scholar and an ardent Indian nationalist. He considered the fight for an independent, united India a part of his religious creed.
Social Solidarity Among Muslims And Allama Iqbal 

Social Solidarity Among Muslims And Allama Iqbal 

Iqbal explains that Muslim unity is due to religion of Islam. The last ummah derives identity from prophet Mohammad s.a.w. and as such helps the symbol of our identity and purpose

Community Catharsis: Frames of Faithful Kashmir

Community Catharsis: Frames of Faithful Kashmir

Capturing a community-beseeching is always a special image. There’re women imploring their hearts out, old men crying like babies and young Kashmiris raising their hands for emancipation.

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