Entries by newagekashmir

Let’s Talk About the REAL Jammu and Kashmir

For a long time we have been asking people to focus on the positive aspects of Jammu and Kashmir. Spreading word one by one, slowly, to achieve an inner perspective of the valley rather than the outer. Hoping that one day we will renounce all negativity attached to our heavenly land. The land where people […]

Haji Public School – ‘Terras Irradient’

Let Them Illuminate the Earth. Breswana village, an average, remote, inaccessible village in the mountains of Doda in Jammu and Kashmir, was an area where the concept of education was almost unknown for over 30 years. Yes you might have come across the name of the village quite a number of times, why not? Breswana […]

Remembering the Great Kashmiri Professor Braj Bihari Kachru

When we talk about the youth of Kashmir, their achievements and fame; we can’t leave behind the source of inspirations that guides them. It is the mixture of tradition and individual talent that propagates ones insight. We are all aware of our heroes like Sonam Wangchuk (Engineer, Innovator etc.), Zinda Kaul (Poet, Writer and Teacher), Anupam Kher (Actor & Chairman […]

The Other Kashmir – Developments in Kashmir over the Years

We have been living with the typical image of the stunning beauty of Kashmir. There are a number of books written about the colors of the Kashmir valley depicting its beauty, its cultures and traditions. This Heaven on Earth is not just beautiful but also a source of pride for us Kashmiris. Let’s get over […]

ADEEBA TAK, the sunshine girl of Kashmir

‘Are Kashmiris Talented? How talented are Kashmiris? What’s your opinion about Kashmir?’ These are some of the questions that an average user on a popular website asks. Dear readers, there never was a doubt about the immense talent of the young people of Jammu and Kashmir. It is just that a front page image of […]

Rising Star of Kashmir- Aabha Hanjura

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” —Walt Disney How many of us actually believe that we can achieve our dreams? We sway from them as we grow- diminishing into worldly material, jobs and socialization. Most of us forget about the dream and only a few who remember it- work very hard for […]

Moulding ideas into Innovations, Kashmir

‘Afoot through the Kashmir Valleys’ (1902) by Marion Doughty rightly describes the forgotten Kashmir that unfolds under “the walnuts and the mulberries, shady and fruitful, ready to aid the hard lives of the people by their bountiful stores of food stuffs.” These old books remind us of different times in the Kashmir Valley and will […]

Beginning of Film Making Courses in Kashmir

“Ye chand sa raushan chehra zulfon ka rang sunhera, Ye jhil si nili aankhe, koi raaz hain inme gehra……….” This song reminds the older generation of Shammi Kapoor singing to Sharmila Tagore in Kashmir Ki Kali in the midst of serene Dal Lake, Srinagar, and the younger ones of Ranbir Kapoor imitating Shammi Kapoor in […]

Kashmir Super 30 Medical Project, 2018

Blessings come in all shapes and sizes. In the holy month of Ramzan, and very near to Eid, Indian Army gifts a bunch full of joys wrapped with opportunities, to the youth of Kashmir. The initiative to develop Super 30 programme from engineering to the field of medical has become a reason for the smile […]

High-Density Apple Orchard Inaugurated in Kashmir

“Waqt lagta hai, par ho jata hai.” says the protagonist, Shahid, of the Bollywood movie Shahid. Read the article to find out why I have opened my article with the above quote.  The apples of Kashmir do not need any introduction. The stories of the taste of its divine fruit are popularly spread across the […]