Entries by newagekashmir

Paddling the success track- Bilal Ahmad Dar

Once upon a time there was a teen boy and he was in love with cycling but he had none. So he went on hunger strike. Seeing him suffer, his mother sold a piece of land. Then she got a cycle for him. This boy was none other than Bilal Ahmad Dar who is now […]

The Promising Voices of Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is a land of mesmerizing beauty with its divine view of sky touching mountain peaks and the land, changing colour from white to green. Just like people are shaped by their experiences, with the necessary ups and downs in the way Jammu and Kashmir have been shaped by the works of its […]

Fayaz Ahmad Jan- The Carrier of Kashmiri Papier Mache

What is the one word that comes to your mind when someone talks about the beauty of Kashmir? To mine, its is “Heavenly”. So is the case with the unique art and craft of the valley. All the beautiful aspects of the valley, be it the lush green lands, crystal snow on mountains or the […]

First Woman Wheelchair Basketball Player of Jammu and Kashmir

“When the world says “Give up”, Hope whispers, “Try it one more time”. Sometimes, despite all the hard work we are doing, we are not getting the result as per our expectations. Then we feel like the roads are blocked from all the directions and they are preventing us from moving forward. Our dream seems […]

History of Weaving in Kashmir

The State of Jammu and Kashmir is extremely rich in its art and culture. Being known not only for its beauty but also for its traditional heritage. The craft that has been practiced here for hundreds of years brims with many stories. Kashmiri Shawls and Carpets are world famous. What makes them unique is its […]

Meet the “All Ladakhi” Women’s Ice Hockey Team of India

When winter visits Ladakh, it brings energy and joy with it. Do you know what is the most loving thing for Ladakhis to do in winters? Is is playing Ice Hockey. Children in regions like Gupuks, Karzoo and outside Leh, where ponds and lakes freeze to form a mini skating rink, take to ice hockey […]

Sports Stars Of Kashmir

“Success doesn’t just come and find you, you have to go out and get it” Our sports champions in Kashmir have always been a source of inspiration. They have left no stone unturned to achieve the position they are in. For our J&K state, 2018 has been a great year and the sport’s history of […]

Rasikh Dar: The New Rising Star from Kashmir

In India, Cricket isn’t just a game. Not being a national sport, it is still treated as a religion and the cricketers are considered as Gods. The thrill, madness, passion and the excitement during a match for the cricket lovers is a treat. As much as they would love to watch and play the game; […]

Sahitya Akademi Award- Winners from Jammu and Kashmir (2018)

Kashmir is a land blessed with rich literary heritage that goes back to many centuries! Did you know that the use of Kashmiri Language in literature began with the poetry of Lalleshwari, also known as Lal Ded, in the 14th century. Known as Lal Vakhs, her verses are the earliest compositions in the Kashmiri language. […]

Nadia Nighat- First Women Football coach from Jammu and Kashmir

Eighteen years into twenty first century, Football is still considered a domain game for men in most parts of world, and Jammu and Kashmir being no exception. But as Lionel Messi, the inspirational footballer says, “You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough”, the new age of Kashmir has turned a […]