The world knows that there has been a low-grade military conflict ongoing in Kashmir. Pakistan?s national army and intelligence agencies operating covertly are spearheaded above ground by Pakistan trained and abetted Muslim fighters and they are pitted against a secular India. The stated goal of these military efforts is the establishment of Kashmir as a theocratic Islamic state, separate from secular India.
Author : Arun Koul More
Even as the country-wide protests against the revocation of the order of land allotment to Shri Amarnath Shrine Board are continuing, the religious and cultural importance of the most sacred of all the Hindu pilgrimages in the country is not lost on the devout and the millennia-old journey of faith to the holy cave of Amarnath is on.
Author : Gopinath Raina More
The mass massacres at Sangrampora (1997), Udhampore (1997), Prankot (1998), Wandhama (1998) and Nadimarg (2003) were the follow up operations. Pandits in Kashmir dwindled from 10% in 1947 to fewer than 5% in 1989 and to less than 1% today.
Author : Dr. Satish Ganjoo More
Unlike the sustained uprising in Kashmir in 1990 which was mostly orchestrated by Pakistani trained operatives, the uprising in the summer of 2008 was mostly indigenous, spontaneous and massive. Yet it began and died after ten days of bloody upheaval under rather strange circumstances. What prevented the latest insurgency from becoming a ?perfect storm?? The author conducts a post-mortem of the uprising.
Author : Vijay K. Sazawal More
One of them flicked open his knife and slashed him savagely, inflicting deep cuts in his limbs and his torso. He bled profusely and went into a swoon and lay in a pool of blood. They took him for dead and walked away.
Author : Dr. K L Chowdhury More
Lalleshuri (LAL DED) of Kashmir has invited attention of a number of scholars throughout the world. Her poetic compositions or VAAKHS as they are popularly called are the extempore outpourings of a highly awakened YOGINI and exhibit high quality poetry with a deep philosophical content. Here and there we find her personal spiritual experiences unfolded in a simple form besides terse principles of Yoga exemplified with easily graspable day to day activities.
Author : JAWAHAR LAL BHAT More
Literally, Kaah means eleven and Nethar means not only marriage, as it is understood but "New view"--- a new dimension of life. Nethar is the Apbramsha of the Sanskrit word -Netra. Here Kaah Nethar means a Sacrament performed on the eleventh day of the birth of male or female child, in a family. It should be done on the eleventh day after birth, within the religious norms and tradition.
Author : Dr, Chaman Lal Raina More
The early stages of diabetes do not have many overt symptoms, but it may already be causing damage to your kidneys, eyes, nerves and heart without you even realizing it. You are at a higher risk for having diabetes if you are older than 45 years of age and should be tested annually.
Author : Dr. Anu Munshi-Khandhar, MD More
The purpose of this presentation is to draw the attention of our community members to this sad reality so that necessary measures are taken to preserve this identity of Kashmiri Pandits.
Author : Dr. B. K. Moza More
It is true one has to go through a journey to get to a destination ? but when your destination is God; the journey is always fulfilling.
Author : Arti Nehru More
The sad part is, not just men but women themselves believe that this combination is rare. Read more
Every evening it was regular feature to join our father together to go bus station to receive new batch of our distressed, hapless relatives, poor souls Read more
This is called harisa, a saffron-flavoured dish. A gift from Iran to the people of Kashmir. Read more
The pigeons roaming in the homes of Kashmiri Pandits are a real testament to the government's failed policy, which abandoned the Hindus of Kashmir. Read more
Gandhi front-line reporter and Neha Ganju book released at Sabarmati Ashram Read more
The struggle for justice and rights by minority Kashmiri Pandit community has been an ongoing battle for a long time. Read more