Monthly Archives: March 2016

Valley of Tears 1989

  Violence escalated last week in the Kashmir valley, where militant separatist struggle has been gathering strength for the last one year. Most grievances relate to corruption, and an insensitive administration. But above all, the people feel their democratic voice … Continue reading

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Ch’yot Kyom

During eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, an intestinal parasite called Chhyot Kyom was endemic in Kashmir. Its modus operandi is similar to common intestinal parasites: it makes its way into the human entrails via contaminated water. Of all endoparasites—protozoans, flukes and … Continue reading

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