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Kashmir


There was even a headmaster from Shangla who would boast that his greatest success was to send ten boys in Grade 9 for jihad training in Kashmir.
Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
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"Cashmere wool" is named after the region which once was famous for exporting it.
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  • There was even a headmaster from Shangla who would boast that his greatest success was to send ten boys in Grade 9 for jihad training in Kashmir.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Occasionally, they board a bus to Kashmir Point.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • —If they make me Governor of India, Gerard, I’ll make you Minister of Kashmir—that’s settled.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Some people say Jesus is buried in Kashmir.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi

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  • He had been more interested in an Indian park called TigerWorld in southern Kashmir.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Uncle Peter had a great time for himself in a place called Kashmir, which is lovelier than Killarney that they’re always bragging about and singing.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Mortenson looked up and noticed for the first time the billboard painted in glowing primary colors at the swarming intersection of Kashmir and Adamjee roads.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • The Indian Survey people had been using it for high-altitude flights in Kashmir.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • Ronny wandered miserably about the room while she cried, treading upon the flowers of the Kashmir carpet that so inevitably covered it or drumming on the brass Benares bowls.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • ’We shall get good lodging at the Kashmir Serai,’ said Kim, laughing at his perplexity.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim

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  • He was going to Kashmir, he wrote, and thence "east."
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • ’I do not know; but upon the hour that I cried first fell the great earthquake in Srinagar which is in Kashmir.’
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • On both sides of Kashmir Road men walked similarly in twos and threes past closed and closing shops.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • They found it ironic that the Islamabad government would fight so hard to pry away this piece of what had once been Kashmir from India, while doing so little for its people.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • The life of the parao was very like that of the Kashmir Serai on a small scale.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • It offered relief from the rigors of the gorges and had been a caravan stop on the trade route from Kargil, now in Indian Kashmir, to Central Asia.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Unlike most of the high peaks of the central Karakoram, Masherbrum was readily visible to the south, from what had once been the crown jewel of British India, Kashmir.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Half pushed, half towed, he arrived at the high gate of the Kashmir Serai: that huge open square over against the railway station, surrounded with arched cloisters, where the camel and horse caravans put up on their return from Central Asia.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Our town of Mingora was largely spared—just a few buildings collapsed—but neighboring Kashmir and the northern areas of Pakistan were devastated.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • LeT had close links to the ISI and was set up to liberate Kashmir, which we believe should be part of Pakistan, not India, as its population is mostly Muslim.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Many of the militants in the mosque had fought in Afghanistan or Kashmir.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • ’That shall be said in the letter, which is to Mahbub Ali, the horse-dealer in the Kashmir Serai, at Lahore.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • ’That which I saw,’ said Kim, ’the night that my lama and I lay next thy place in the Kashmir Seral.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • ’Rememberest thou the Kashmir Serai?’
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Apo Razak, a refugee from Indian-occupied Kashmir, was a Sunni, as was Suleman.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Ever since the violent partition that pulled India and Pakistan apart, Kashmir had been combustible.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • To the people of Pakistan, Kashmir became a symbol of all the oppression they felt Muslims had suffered as British India unraveled.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • And to Indians, Kashmir represented a line drawn, if not in the sand, then across a range of eighteen-thousand-foot peaks.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • That month, about eight hundred heavily armed Islamic warriors crossed the LOC via the Gultori and took up positions along ridges inside Indian Kashmir.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • The mosque has two madrasas, one for girls and one for boys, which had been used for years to recruit and train volunteers to fight in Afghanistan and Kashmir.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • It became the territorial jewel that the Jammu-Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) fighters they branded terrorists could not be allowed to wrest from India’s crown.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • In the town of Muzaffarabad in Azad Kashmir the JuD even set up a large field hospital with X-ray machines, an operating room, a well-stocked pharmacy and a dental department.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • CHAPTER 17 CHERRY TREES IN THE SAND The most dangerous place in the world today, I think you could argue, is the Indian Subcontinent and the Line of Control in Kashmir.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • On May 27, 1999, in his basement office, in the middle of the Montana night, Mortenson scoured the wire services for details about the fighting that had suddenly flared in Kashmir.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • And though India promised to hold elections, and let Kashmiris determine their own future, the overwhelmingly Muslim population of Kashmir had never been extended that opportunity.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • In Brolmo, their village in the Gultori Valley, a place that appeared on maps carried by the Indian army across the nearby border as "Pakistani-Occupied Kashmir," nothing new ever happened.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Sharif responded that the invaders were "freedom fighters," operating independently of Pakistan’s military, who had spontaneously decided to join the fight to free Kashmir’s Muslims from their Hindu oppressors.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • In any case we spend our holidays together, and visit Kashmir, possibly Persia, for I shall have plenty of money.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • The group’s main objective was to liberate Kashmir’s Muslims from Indian rule, but they had recently also become active in Afghanistan.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • They were moved to Kashmir House in Islamabad, a hostel for members of parliament.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • All must be economy henceforward, all hopes of Kashmir have vanished for ever and ever.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • "So this area near Kashmir is called…""Baltistan," Mortenson said.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • When my parents moved to Kashmir House they were visited by Sonia Shahid, the mother of Shiza, our friend who had arranged the trip for all us Khushal School girls to Islamabad.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Very well, but your life must continue a poor man’s; no holidays in Kashmir for you yet, you must stick to your profession and rise to a highly paid post, not retire to a jungle-state and write poems.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • She would never visit Asirgarh or the other untouched places; neither Delhi nor Agra nor the Rajputana cities nor Kashmir, nor the obscurer marvels that had sometimes shone through men’s speech: the bilingual rock of Girnar, the statue of Shri Belgola, the ruins of Mandu and Hampi, temples of Khajraha, gardens of Shalimar.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • They crossed a snowy pass in cold moonlight, when the lama, mildly chaffing Kim, went through up to his knees, like a Bactrian camel—the snow-bred, shag-haired sort that came into the Kashmir Serai.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Sina well compounded when the moon stands in the proper House; yellow earths I have—arplan from China that makes a man renew his youth and astonish his household; saffron from Kashmir, and the best salep of Kabul.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
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