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There is a Mermaid in Dal Lake! Here’s Why…

Jamie Dewolf a writer, performer, film director from Oakland, CA and Iara Mandyn, an award-winning model and performer who specializes in underwater work from Oakland, CA, ventured into Kashmir in early June 2018. They had told no one the actual reason for visiting Kashmir. Jamie says

Meet These Kashmiri Siblings Behind Sheen – The Luxury Label

Tell us about yourself We are Arjumand (Dia) and Murtaza, siblings from the valley of Kashmir. Arjumand studied Aircraft Engineering and then went on to launch her own firm in Pune that specializes in Learning and Development. Murtaza runs his own Travel Company. Tell us

Outstanding Short Films Made by Kashmiris That You Can Watch Online

Srinagar: Through A Tourist’s Eyes by Ruman Hamdani This short film is about an Italian girl’s trip to Kashmir and her stay with a Kashmiri family.  Watch Srinagar: Through A Tourist’s Eyes here Firaaq by Hyder Habib This short film is a fictional story about separation. Watch Firaaq

5 Reasons Why Every Kashmiri Should Feel Proud of Local Doctors

When an unethical news channel with a sub-standard journalism starts reminding people of Kashmir who they always refer as PAK lovers ( or stone-pelters) about the ethics of medical practice then something somewhere is wrong. The goonish news channel might be trying to gain some trust on

Kashmiri Tilla Embroidery in Pictures

What is Tilla embroidery? Tilla Embroidery  is one of the most celebrated Kashmiri handicrafts. It is done on women garments to give a royal look. It is done with help of silver or gold threads. Tilla designs are done on lower neck, cuffs  and lower