History

Illustration Of The First Cricket Game Ever Played In Kashmir

Illustration of the first cricket game ever played in Kashmir, at Eidgah, Srinagar, 15th June 1851, by David J. F.…

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A brief history of “Kanger”

Kanger is a fire pot that Kashmiris use to keep warm in chilling winters. In Kashmiri literature Kanger is considered…

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Here is how “Kashmir” got its name

According to folk etymology, the name “Kashmir” means “desiccated land” (from the Sanskrit: Ka = water and shimeera = desiccate).…

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Nishat Bagh: The Garden Of Joy

Nishat Bagh is a terraced Mughal garden built on the eastern side of the Dal Lake, close to Srinagar in…

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Pari Mahal: The Palace Of Fairies

Pari Mahal, also known as The Palace of Fairies, is a seven-terraced garden located at the top of Zabarwan mountain…

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Hari Parbat: A hill overlooking Srinagar

Hari Parbat is a hill overlooking Srinagar, the largest city and summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is…

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History of Mughal Road

Mughal Road is the road between Bufliaz, a town in the Poonch district, to the Shopian district, in the union…

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