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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

A Tribute – Burhan Muzaffar Wani – Poem by Fahid Hameed

​In the woods of my valley Moves a tiger with a notion Showing slaves a way to truth With the world opposing his actionHe...

Hopeless Gazans are still waiting for reconstruction

Motasem A Dalloul It was midday and the temperature was over 32oC as Rabah Abu-Shanab, 58, lay under the rubble of what once was...

In Kashmir, nearly half favour independence

Sheikh MushtaqNearly half of the people living in the Indian and Pakistani parts of Kashmir want their disputed and divided state to become an...

De Stabilised Muslims : Hope, Patience and Steadfastness in Faith can Redeem us

Deep contemplation and thoughts propel me to jot down the world’s biggest irony "World is civilized". Bragging every now and then with the chants...

Why the destruction of Daesh may not bring peace to the Middle East

The national structures and boundaries created by European colonial powers after the Ottoman Empire was dismantled at the end of World War I are...

I tried to run away from the reality in Kashmir, but failed

​ It has been exactly a week since I landed back to peace -- after my return from the burning paradise, Kashmir. From on board...

Peace – The Only Way-Out

Peace is the lack of conflict and fear of violence/war especially, when the species are eager to live and work together. The place/region or...

A Day In Tral

Nikhil Cariappa and Amritha Mohan, journalism students from Kerala and Karnataka who are currently interns at Greater Kashmir, pen down their impressions after a...

After Mullah Omar

The circumstances of Mullah Omar’s death may be an ongoing mystery, but other events on the Afghan Taliban front are already eclipsing the rather...

FORBES: How To Solve India’s And Pakistan’s Old Problem

India and Pakistan are two countries with great potential that has attracted the interest of foreign investors. But it will likely remain potential until...

Holding people hostage

With e-curfew over, we are out of a 76-hour torture. To rediscover our latitudinal location. To confirm our validity to a world we thought...

The Kunan Poshpora pain

Time can never heal this wound Mushtaq SidiqiKashmiris have suffered enormously since 1989. Though decades have passed by, but the Kunan Poshpora incident of mass...

Intolerant India

“A civilization can be judged by the way it treats its minorities.”(Mahatma Gandhi)On the morning of 11th Oct 2015 when Sudheendra Kulkarni came out...

The Path to Peace in Kashmir:  Will Trump Be Pivotal?

On behalf of the ‘World Kashmir Awareness’ and its members, sincere congratulations Mr. President-elect on your election as the 45th President of the United States of...

Orphans of Conflict: Forgotten by Society and the State

Dr. Mudasir FirdosiDo we need to cut down on the number of orphanages to the minimum possible and ultimately aim to close them all?Kashmir...

I had a dream

I am Kashmir. I have a written history of more than five thousand years. Several historians have chronicled my plight over the centuries and...

Kashmir Struggle, left out alternatives by world democracies

Owing to the presence of around eight million troops, Jammu and Kashmir is described as one of the most militarized zones’ in the world....

India treats animals with more care than it does Kashmiris

​ Animals and human beings have a common fundamental right: that is the right to be treated with respect as an individual with inherent value....

Are we Kashmiris really lazy?

Arjimand Hussain TalibLet us begin by raising the basic question: what is a good work culture?A good work culture – most people would agree...

Kashmir: The Case For Independence

In the immediate wake of the Second World War, the allied world came together and sought to pool resources, cooperates diplomatically and thought to...

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