EDITORIAL 

Origin of Houseboat in Kashmir: A Kashmiri and an Englishman.

Talk about the top ten things related to Kashmiri culture and the term houseboat will come up in the conversation. The history and origin of these floating homes goes way back to the 19th century. What began as a small business opportunity for a Kashmiri Pandit is now one of the mainstays of Kashmir tourism. So how did it all began? What were the circumstances that led to the creation of houseboats? Let’s take a trip to time to learn. Europeans and Kashmir. Towards the end of 19th century, more…

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Robert Thorpe, a foreigner who gave his life for Kashmir.

The history of Kashmir’s struggles has been written by those who have stood against injustice. The natives have always shown bravery in the face of cruelty. However, people from other parts of the world have raised their voice for Kashmiri people, taken their issues beyond the region and even laid down their life for the cause. Robert Thorpe, an officer of the British Indian army was the first foreigner who brought the attention of the outside world to the deplorable conditions of the Kashmiri under the Dogra rule. Many historical…

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Amar Singh College Srinagar Date Sheet for Backlog candidates of UG 3rd Semester Batch-2016

Amar Singh College Srinagar Date Sheet for Backlog candidates of UG 3rd Semester Batch-2016 Date Sheet for the Conduct of Examination of Backlog candidates of UG 3rd Semester Batch-2016 (Session June July 2021) of Amar Singh College Srinagar, registered with University of Kashmir, Srinagar. Timing 12:00 Noon Full Details Click Below : DATE SHEET Note: The mode of examination shall be online for which the link shall be shared on the scheduled dates of examination. The students are informed to contact the concerned HODs on their phone numbers given above…

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5 inventions by Muslims You Should Know About

The advancements of Muslim scholars and inventors during the Islamic Golden Age are well known. From Algebra to coffee Muslims have made an ever lasting impact on the modern world. But the contribution of Muslims to today’s world goes beyond and some of the inventions on this list will surprise you. Here are five inventions by Muslims that will surprise you 1. Flying Machine Abbas ibn Firnas is credited by historians as the first person who made a real attempt to construct a flying machine and fly. In the 9th century he…

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EDITORIAL KASHMIR 

MOHAMMAD SUBHAN HAJAM: THE MAN WHO ENDED PROSTITUTION IN KASHMIR.

Mohammad Subhan Hajam, a name that shook the very foundations of the biggest social evil in Kashmir, wiping out the practice of prostitution. He fought a lonely battle but emerged victorious at the end. During the rule of Dogras, prostitution was rife in Kashmir. So much so that it was licensed and there was a prostitution tax imposed on those who used to operate brothels. As such the rulers used to benefit from it and allowed it to flourish. In the midst of this, a barber in the Maisuma area…

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