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I Think of Kashmir Often- A Poem by Vinod Singh Negi

  Whenever I think of Kashmir, and I think often I think of the lofty mountains and the milky streams, Of the sprawling landscapes and meadows, Of the blooming yellow flowers and the tulip garden Of the beautiful, long nosed, fair, rose cheeked people Of beauty ! beauty ! and sheer beauty !   Whenever I remember Kashmir, and I ... Read More »


  Muhammad Ulfat Anjan   ‘Where are you dearie? Won't you return for your mom?’ Screams a broken mother Carrying in her hands the wet clay pots Designed by the fairy not long ago. ‘Behold beloved, here I'm for you waiting— These royal robes, scattered on the floor Are without you but rags useless; This home, you filled with a ... Read More »

Art and Ambience: How to Host the Perfect Dinner

Chantal Wittmann In a hectic world, it can be hard to find the time to invite friends and family over for a special meal. There is an art to entertaining at home, which can feel like foreign territory for those who are out of practice. At first glance, throwing a memorable dinner party can seem like a complex affair, but ... Read More »

DIPR-WWF-India ‘National Workshop on Wildlife Photography’ concludes

‘Wildlife photography helps in wildlife conservation’ DIPR will continue organising such programmes: Dir Info SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 18- A-three-day National Workshop on Wildlife Photography with the theme ‘A step towards wildlife conservation’ concluded a Dachigam National Park here today. The first of its kind workshop on wildlife photography was organized by Department of Information and Public Relations, (DIPR) in collaboration with ... Read More »

Kashmiri Play makes it to the 8thTheatre Olympics

Srinagar, Nov 21: A Kashmiri Theatre Play makes it to the Theatre Olympics, the biggest theatre celebrations globally to be held in Feb 2018. In a communication from 8th Theatre Olympic organisors to Theatre for Kashmir a local group headed by noted Kashmiri Theatre worker Arshad Mushtaq informed that “the committee of acclaimed theatre experts have selected Aalav to be ... Read More »

Presenting the best of Nordic-Baltic Cinema to Delhi

First ever Nordic-Baltic Youth Film Festival to begin in the city New Delhi, November 09: Nordic-Baltic Embassies are all set to host the first ever Nordic- Baltic youth film festival in Delhi in collaboration with India Habitat Centre from 13- 18 November 2017. Shows will be free of cost and will be held from 6.30 pm every evening. Nordic-Baltic countries (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, ... Read More »

Delhi to Witness the First Ever Seoul-India Friendship Festival

            Event designed to promote cultural exchange between the City of Seoul and Delhi NCR New Delhi, 2 November 2017 – The Seoul Metropolitan Government is organizing the first ever Seoul-India Friendship Festival at Cyber Hub, Gurugram on the 8th & 9th of November 2017. The two-day festival intends to promote cultural ties and exchange between the City of ... Read More »

Understand the importance of the natural pristine: Tassduq Mufti

CM’s grievance cell celebrates Diwali with cleanliness drive at Sonamarg Srinagar, Oct 21 (KNS): When the whole nation witnessed excruciating levels of pollution on the festival of light, Tassaduq Mufti and his team took an initiative to celebrate this Diwali with a cleanliness drive at Sonamarg. The cleanliness drive was organized by J&K CM’s grievance cell on 19th October at ... Read More »

The Diwali traffic and gifting

Businesses use the festival of lights to contact and communicate with clients in an ‘un-business like’ ambience through sharing gifts and presents with them. In a sense, this culture of gifting opens up massive opportunities for businesses themselves, particularly for consumer goods and white goods sector. Therefore, be it families or businesses, everyone needs to move around Delhi to not ... Read More »

Classic Movie Khatoon to Dawn Soon 

Malik Sameed Srinagar, February 27 : The thrust of classic movie watchers would be  soon quenched in our part of the world with the making of movie Khatoon. The eminent Bollywood actor Santosh Shukla  is brain behind this project. Pertinently, Two war enemies dance in each other’s arms to a raging love affair in the said movie. The war backdrop is ... Read More »