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“IQRA BIISMI RABBIKA ALLAZI KHALQ”

“IQRA BIISMI RABBIKA ALLAZI KHALQ”

  The importance of education in processes of development from Islamic perspectives By Syed Aijaz Kashani Srinagar, Jan 10: To seek knowledge is a sacred duty; it is obligatory on every Muslim, male and female. “IQRA BIISMI RABBIKA ALLAZI KHALQ”. Read! In the name of your Lord who created (all…

Kashmiri Language dying slow death in Kashmir

Kashmiri Language dying slow death in Kashmir

Srinagar 2 Jan: No doubt, Kashmiri language is dying on every passing day due to the negligence of the state holders as well as government. Culture and language have deep rooted relationship with language constituting an indispensable element of culture. For preserving a culture and identity, safeguarding the mother language is…

Affection, love of mother keeps a blind son, aged mother alive

Affection, love of mother keeps a blind son, aged mother alive

Anantnag, Dec 31: There is an endearing tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart. A dream of every parent to see their children grow up into healthy and capable individuals. Parents often sacrifice their entire life raising their children in the…

Come, Kashmir is calling: Advisor Ganai urges tourists

Come, Kashmir is calling: Advisor Ganai urges tourists

Adv Ganai kickstarts series of winter sports activities at Gulmarg SRINAGAR, DEC 31: Asserting that Gulmarg, a world-famed tourist destination—is offering wide-range of facilities, Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai on Monday urged tourists to visit the State—having diverse tourism products and unmatched beauty. While kickstarting series of winter…

A real Kashmir and Kashmiri

A real Kashmir and Kashmiri

Sajad Bashir Srinagar 25 Dec: No doubt, Kashmir is famous for hospitality, brotherhood, and peace loving nature throughout the world. Kashmiris are always termed as truthful, humble, sincere, conscientious and devout. The residents of the valley are taking care of each other from centuries whether Hindu, Muslims, Buddhists, Sikhs … besides…

40 days “Chilai- Kalan” will begin from tomorrow 

40 days “Chilai- Kalan” will begin from tomorrow 

Sajad Bashir Srinagar 20 Dec: Chilai- Kalan, the harshest period of winter in Kashmir valley begins from today mid- night. Chilai -kalan  is the 40 day period harsh winters  beginning from the December of the 21 and ends on the  ending January. During the chilai-kalan climate of the valley usually remain cold with the minimum temperature…

Order banning “Pheran” on official visits revoked:CEO Kupwara

Order banning “Pheran” on official visits revoked:CEO Kupwara

Azad Hussain Kupwara, Dec 19: Facing ire from the teaching and non teaching community, the district education department kupwara has revoked the controversial order under which teachers had been banned to wear kashmiri traditional pheran on official visits.   Zonal Education officer (ZEO) langate had issued an order banning teachers…

Kashmir: The domicile of Sufis and Saints

Kashmir: The domicile of Sufis and Saints

Sajad Bashir Srinagar 10 Dec: Sufis exist throughout the Islamic world and Sufis represent the spiritual dimension of Islam and is known as the way of the heart, way of the pure which takes to the divine presence.  The unity is the core principle of Islam which refers to the…

Paltry returns discourage Pashmina artisans; deter them to stay behind the Pashmina art in Kashmir

Paltry returns discourage Pashmina artisans; deter them to stay behind the Pashmina art in Kashmir

Sadam Hussain Pandow Budgam, Dec 10: Over a few years back, Suhail Ahmad and his brother were sitting on the wooden slutt after hour’s long work in the room that they have kept particularly for shawl weaving work. In mid of relaxation they started discussing about the paltry returns over…

Tral Set Example of Harmony by constructing temple for Hindus

Tral Set Example of Harmony by constructing temple for Hindus

Sajad Bashir Pulwama 07 Dec: Kashmir is famous for its hospitality, brotherhood and confluence of the some of the great religions and cultures .the people of different religions whether Hindu, Muslims, Buddhists or Christians are living with peace and harmony through centuries. The festivals are celebrated together and sorrows are…

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