Entries by newagekashmir

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 […]

Ufra Mir: First Peace Psychologist in Kashmir

“When I look at the world I’m pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic.” -Carl Roger   Carl Roger, here, is trying to portray the state of the world. Our Social Media feeds are filled mostly with a constant influx of stories that focus on arguments and strife, making the world seems […]

New Age of Taekwondo in Jammu and Kashmir

“One of the greatest gifts of the martial arts is that they ultimately guide us to new levels of spirituality.” –Joseph Cardillo Many sports have gained popularity in Jammu & Kashmir recently. It is not just restricted to only fun, but also creates a feeling of passion and determination and help to grow as an […]