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Journalism in Kashmir, Part Two

Newspapers after 1947 After 1947, a number of newspapers emerged. They included Hamdard, edited by late Ghulam Rasool Arif, Daily Aftab, edited by Late Khawaja Sanaullah Bhat. Martand also continued for some time. In 1953, Jamat-e-Islamia…

Journalism in Kashmir, Part One

Journalism or better known as Media has come a long way today after the earliest known journalistic effort, Acta Diurna (Daily Events) of ancient Rome. Dating to 18th century when the Britain press came to be known as ‘Fourth Estate’,…

The J&K Postal Service

Probably one of the 1st States to introduce postage stamps in the sub-continent As name is to an individual, so are stamps to the States. A peep in the history and one comes to know that among the feudatory states of the British India,…

The Tale of Traam

Despite modern eating dishes, ranging from bonechina to glass, taking over Kashmiri market, copper wares continue to thrive in the changing times, Tyba Bashir writes. Copper ware, known as Traam has been an indispensable commodity in…