The Dying Art 

  Baked-clay utensils were once an inherent part of our kitchens. With the advent of modern technology, metal has replaced clay. As low returns force the people associated with this trade to look for greener pastures, the mankind’s oldest known art is dying a slow death in Kashmir Valley. By MANSOOR PEER Kashmir is known for its beauty across More...

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By Irfan Bashir On Saturday, June 15th, 2013

A Lost Kashmiriyat

By Irfan Bashir All of my family members are sitting in a Hamaam enjoying the mild warmth of the stones. Someone is pouring noon chai from a samawaar in a traditional cup – a round pot without a handle. Everyone More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Generation Disconnected

May 2013 Youth in Srinagar city are fast losing connection to the past. Knowledge of people, places and structures of historic importance are fast declining among the new generation, which has witnessed a war like situation. More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Fire pot turning cold

December 2012   By Kainaat Mushtaq Modern heaters are cooling the appeal of a traditional heating pot used for centuries in Indian Kashmir to ward off the cold, but they’re also making the harsh winter More...

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