Article by Ufaq Fatima (Srinagar) Cricket for him was not just a mere hobby but his passion. After giving wings to his dreams, now his company Starfield Sports Limited gives an opportunity to the underprivileged to show case their talent. Karan Kaul, 27, a Kashmiri
Article by Ain Wani, Cover Photo by Isam Wani Courage Mothers of Kashmir have seen and endured a big deal of bloodshed around them. There are thousands of women who’ve lost their children to the struggle of freedom and they’re living with it with immense
Tell us about yourself? My name is Hoorunisa. I am 17 and I live in the summer capital Srinagar. Though I was born and raised in another small town known as “Sopore” in Kashmir where I lived for 11 years, I later shifted to Srinagar.
Aricle by Sumaya Teli ‘Sumaya Teli is a British Kashmiri now living in the USA with her husband and three children. She is founder and writer at mamanushka.com ~ a popular lifestyle blog rooted in experiences of being a western global Muslim, Woman and Mother. Couple
We at Gyawun talk to Asif Var, Founder & Director White Page International regarding his journey from corporate world to his entrepreneurship venture White Page International, a company which is now a top brand rating company in Asia. Tell us about yourself My name is
We asked our audience that are women in Kashmir treated differently than men. Everyone agreed that women are treated differently, while most agreed that they are treated badly as compared to men, few believed actually women are treated better than men in Kashmir. Here are few responses
Article by Manan Mushtaq Hakak Being born in Kashmir and asked to count best childhood memories may make you melancholic for a while because things like firing, curfew and crackdown strikes your mind but admist all this grimness and horror there used to be some best
To the morally strong, mentally empowered, kind, naturally compassionate, empathetic, happy in their skin and to those women specially who don’t find men as the reference to validate their position but consider them as a important aspect that is equally important in their own special
A full cup of tea is chai daam, a full roti is khend, a plate of rice is batte phol, a bowl full of curry is siyn pyoont. No meal is a meal without rice The bone make you remember struggle of taking Vyaes (
Meet Faisal Gul from Srinagar who is working in ONGC as an Executive Engineer in south India. He says he is a big time music lover and a part time singer, recently one his albums got released on YouTube. His song has grossed more than 58K
Time is Precious and its Running Out for Sana This girl namely Sana Bhat who belongs to Magarmal Bagh, Srinagar has been diagnosed with RELAPSE ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA ( A TYPE OF BLOOD CANCER) . She is currently under treatment at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute
Gyawun interviews Chef Anayat Rahman – Inflight Chef with Etihad Airways . Being among only few inflight chefs in the world, he gets to work with VVIPS and has traveled to almost every major city of the world. His life comes about as an inspiration
Gyawun plunges into the creative minds of Kashmiri artists to find out what they think of the current situation in Kashmir, here is what we found out Anjum Khan Would you want to paint emotions, if calamity lay so close to you? And all you
Myth 1: Kashmiris live on Indian Tax Payers money and enjoy subsidies The people of J&K pay tax more than 11 Indian states, they pay more than states likes Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Assam and even Goa and almost equal to Bihar. Source here And on that
Gyawun talks to Dr. Samina Raja, who is a professor at the University at Buffalo. Raja is a recipient of Western New York’s 40 Under Forty Award given for professional success and commitment to the community, and the 2014 Dale Scholar Prize for excellence in
Releasing on 21st June . Tell us about the inspiration behind this song “Like a Sufi” Alif: The inspiration for “Like a Sufi” came from stories that live within us. I personally feel there is a lot of Tassawuff in Kashmir. We wanted to write something about that.
Tell us about yourself. My name is Saima Hussain Mir. I’m currently pursing Communication Design with Graphic Design/ User experience design/ User Interface Design as specialization in Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune. I have done my schooling from Presentation Convent, Srinagar. I was a medical student.
Gyawun plunges into the creative minds and aesthetic sense of 7 upcoming artists of Kashmir.Here they share their anecdotes with us. 1. Maria Mehraj Maria Mehraj (23 year old) born in Baramulla, Kashmir. She is currently pursuing BBA- MBA. She is a sketch artist (pencil
Sub: Dont Listen To Media, Visit Kashmir Dear Sir/ Madam, “Don’t go to Kashmir, there is a lot of tension and terrorism”. That’s the one-liner used to cancel many trips to Kashmir-The paradise on Earth! The perception of the people to give such a verdict, without
1. Beauty Kashmiri women are beyond beautiful. Almost every woman in Kashmir is above average when it comes to beauty. There is beauty in their simplicity and in their sophistication. 2. Maazrath Our women are the most hospitable creatures ever born on the face of this planet.
Meet Abdul Ahad Muran and Mohammad Yusuf Muran, artisans from Kashmir who carve things from one piece of wood without any joint with great accuracy and perfection. Their work has been recognized internationally but guess what? Abdul Ahad is deaf and Mohammad Yusuf is mute.
They laughed at me and made fun of me bullied me without even realizing the trauma I was going through and that was the day I decided to keep this to myself no matter how much pain it causes me no matter how much of
I am 28 years old, and I was born in Kashmir, in a small village called Saidwani, District Budgam. My father hailed from same district from another village called Gohlar. We moved to Jammu in 1991 just for 2-3 months but suddenly the scenario there
I started writing at a very early age. The first piece of writing that I could remember having written is a letter to Allah. I was 11 years old and my father was confined to bed rest as he complained of prolapsed disc. I could