Article by Taha Firdous Long vacations to motherland, reconnection with the air that holds legends of poets, fingers running through beats of music, Yawar Abdal, popularly known as the Tamanna boy lays back barefoot on the lush green grass of his lawn at home in
The Sopore town of North Kashmir is known by the epithet ‘Chota London’ since ages now. It’s said to represent the three R’s : 1. Rub (Mud/Silt/Soil) 2. Raeda (Horse Carts) 3. Ropai (Money) Rub represents the rawness and simplicity of the place. Horse carts,
My name is Sana Sheikh. I was born and brought up in Kashmir. After finishing my higher secondary, I went to Delhi for my graduation in fashion design and later on went to Milan for an advanced course in fashion image and styling from the
Last autumn when Paras and Sonam visited Kashmir, on last day after visiting all tourist places some locals recommended them to visit Naseem Bagh area. As they reached Naseem Bagh they felt like they were transported to some other world, world made of hues of
From Domestic Help to Being a Plumber in Kashmir, Now He Has a Team of 15 & Also Runs a YouTube Channel
Interview by Siyam Farhat Tell us about yourself My nsme is JAFFAR RATHER. I come from a usual poor family in Kishtawar. We are 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Our dad was the only earning hand we had. He worked as a mason in the
Kashmir has a love-hate relationship (or just hate) with power/bijli/light – whatever you call it. As soon as winter sets in, power starts playing hide and seek with people. It seems Darbar Move is meant for electricity, the Secretariat just follows, perfectly summed up by the
Interview by Mehvish M Tell us about yourself? I’m Tehmeena Rizvi. I’m 22 years old. I’ve done Bachelors in Business Administration and right now preparing for civil service examinations. My father is a businessman and my brother is also dealing with the same business with
Interview by Sidra Nazir from Gyawun Tell us about yourself and your team? I am Anzar Draboo from Rawal Pora, Srinagar. I have done my schooling from Burn Hall Higher Secondary School. Since my childhood, I was always fascinated by the machines and technology. I
“Never cease to question” is a prime rule that scientific acuity fosters upon. Here Gyawun in association with Insha Rasool representing JKScientists.org, brings an in-depth series of interviews with the scientists from the valley, who are doing cutting-edge research in different parts of the world. Early
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
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
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
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. And when its about tassuwuff
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.