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Video: Zubin Mehta Concert in Kashmir Has Discordant Backdrop

Monday, September 09, 2013

A concert Sunday by conductor Zubin Mehta in Indian-administered Kashmir took place amid tight security and objections from separatist groups who are fighting New Delhi's rule.

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The Takeaway

Report from Rescue Site of Kashmir Avalanche

Thursday, April 19, 2012

The search continues for 140 people – 129 of them Pakistani soldiers – buried by an avalanche near the Siachen Glacier 12 days ago. Orla Guerin from our partner the BBC reports from the rescue site.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Tariq Tapa on His Film "Zero Bridge"

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Tariq Tapa talks about writing and directing the film “Zero Bridge,” which was shot in Kashmir and shows what everyday life is like there. The film tells the story of a teenage pickpocket who develops an uneasy alliance with a young woman fleeing an arranged marriage, and looks at two young people's struggle to retain their humanity, despite poverty and the fatalism, sexism and casual cruelty of their families. The film opens February 16 at Film Forum.

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Stairway to Heaven: Length Matters

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Stairway to Heaven was an overnight deejay's best friend. 

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WQXR News

Violence Erupts in Kashmir

Monday, September 13, 2010

Indian forces have killed 13 protesters and wounded scores of others in confrontations across Kashmir fueled in part by reports that a Quran was desecrated in the United States. One police officer was also killed.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Kashmir

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Senain Kheshgi and Geeta V. Patel, directors of "Project Kashmir," explore the conflict in one of the most beautiful and dangerous places on earth. They’re joined by Aarti Tikoo Singh, a journalist who worked in Jammu and Kashmir for seven years with The Times of India whose family was forced to leave Kashmir in the 1990s.

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Avalanche Kills 17 In Kashmir

Monday, February 08, 2010

At least 17 soldiers are dead after an avalanche occurred Monday near Gulmarg, a ski resort about 30 miles northwest of Srinagar, the main city in Indian Kashmir.

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Studio 360

360 Staff Pick: The Original Crossover Act

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Last weekend Kurt interviewed Owen Pallett, a violinist who makes indie-electro-classical-pop, either as a one-man band or with a live orchestra.  This weekend, one of Brooklyn’s coolest clubs hosted Miracles of Modern Science, who play violin, cello, mandolin, and double bass, and cite Tears for Fears ...

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