Tag Archives for Kashmir

Alumni Oil

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) My story of survival during the floods brought tears to many. Alhamdulillah many could understand what a lot of people went through during these floods. My experience was something that I cannot forget … Continue reading

04. October 2014 by gw2021
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Surviving through Kashmir Floods

4.6 / 5 ( 68 votes ) This is my story 6th September was my cousins mehendi _ day before the wedding day. We  didnt go the whole day as it was cold and rainy and it would be difficult … Continue reading

26. September 2014 by gw2021
Categories: Featured, Kashmir, Kashmiri life | Tags: , | 36 comments

Kashmir Quiz Teaser

5 questions – teaser quiz. There are more to come. 🙂 If you like this, there is more to come. Levels to clear and more! Try this and tell us if you are interested in the real series to begin! … Continue reading

12. March 2013 by gw2021
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The Autumn Leaves Still Fall

It’s early morning in Srinagar. The chinar leaves are fluttering in Lal Bazar. The sweepers are busy clearing the leaves from the roads. While walking through the tiny lanes that lead to ‘Rasool Kandur’ (Rasool the Baker), Charagh Baigh a … Continue reading

10. November 2012 by gw2021
Categories: Kashmir, Kashmiri life, Other Authors | Tags: , , | 1 comment

In search of the perfect leader

Who is the leader you identify with? Well, let me put the question differently – who do you think is the leader of our nation (let’s be specific about Kashmir here, though the same questions are applicable anywhere under the … Continue reading

03. October 2012 by gw2021
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Certificate of no sympathy

It is hereby to award the Jammu and Kashmir police of not being militant sympathisers. I do understand that the Inspector General of Police, Kashmir said, “We don’t need anyone’s certificate.” but in reality the police gets a certificate each … Continue reading

23. September 2012 by gw2021
Categories: Kashmir, Kashmiri life, Views on News | Tags: , , | 4 comments

Khandar – The Kashmiri Wedding – part 4

What started off as a small note on the food preparation for Kashmiri Weddings has somehow got me into putting into words my experiences, perceptions, ideas on Kashmiri Wedding in a series of articles. Part 2 talked of the match-making … Continue reading

22. September 2012 by gw2021
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Khandar the Kashmiri Wedding – Part 3

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) For those of you who have visited my blog before, you might have already read a little something about the Kashmiri Wedding here. While preparation of food (see Khandar the Kashmiri Wedding)  is … Continue reading

14. May 2011 by gw2021
Categories: Kashmir, Kashmiri life, Life, Muslim issues, Muslim Sisters, Random Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Sakooter or Scooter! That’s the way to go!

I just happened to read this news item in Kashmir Times. It talks of how women in Kashmir have started using scooter as a convenient means of transport and of the acceptance of the idea among the locals.  To me … Continue reading

01. May 2011 by gw2021
Categories: Kashmir, Kashmiri life, Muslim issues, Muslim Sisters, Random Thoughts, Views on News | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

Childhood

Close your eyes and think of yourself as a child. Think of what used to amuse you and what made you happy. The little pleasures of life. As I do that, I think of our garden and me sitting in … Continue reading

29. April 2011 by gw2021
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