Snowmen | Agha Shahid Ali

My ancestor, a man of Himalayan snow, came to Kashmir from Samarkand, carrying a bag of whale bones: heirlooms from sea funerals. His skeleton carved from glaciers, his breath arctic, he froze women in his embrace. His…

Saluting the front-line warriors…

We are passing through a phase in our life, which will be remembered by many generations. The ‘moment’ we are living in, will be referred time and again, by all communities, cultures, countries, academicians, scientists, the list can go on.…

Rabiya Bashir | Journalist | Srinagar

It is always a task to identify that 'one person' who can be invited for this column. More so, when the portal is being relaunched after a gap of nearly three years. We decided to restart the portal with our annual series ‘Celebrating the…