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How do I…a poem by Sadaf Masoodi

How do I plane the rebellion waves along the shore? How do I make plea to the sands of time to stay still? I stand perpendicular to the horizon and roar, Drubbing the dogmas and breathing out a fresh thrill,You ask me to keep out, from the…

The History of Kashmir

By Francis Younghusband, K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E. Part 5 This reign was, too remarkable for the execution of an engineering scheme to prevent floods and drain the valley, a precisely similar idea to that on which Major de Lothibinere worked out…

The History of Kashmir

By Francis Younghusband, K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E. Part 4 Passing now over a period of six centuries, the only authentically recorded event in which is the reign, A.D. 515, of Mihirakula, the ‘White Hun’, a persecutor of the Buddhist faith, ‘ a…

The History of Kashmir

By Francis Younghusband, K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E. Part 3 Thus among the first authentic facts we can safely lay hold of from among mistry and elusive statements of exuberant Oriental historians, is the fact that Ashoka’s sovereign power extended…