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Ecology
Drought storm

In Pakistan IFTIKHAR GILANI finds why water issue is upping the ante against India along with the longstanding Kashmir issue.…

Ecology
Living dangerously

Timber smuggling is a lucrative but risky business. Many young men have lost their lives while smuggling timber. Hamidullah Dar explores…

Special Report
Saving the Wullar

Wullar, South Asia’s largest fresh water lake, like other water bodies of Kashmir has suffered tremendous deterioration due to government…

Commodities
A thorny profession

The chestnuts they collect are more visible than the lives they lead. Haroon Mirani narrates the story of chestnut collectors,…

Energy
Making of a catastrophe

Strained by mining, blasting and the Baghlihar water reservoir, the mountains in Doda-Kishtwar region are giving in. The twin districts…

Energy
Water War

Irrigation and Law ministries in the state are divided over the way out on Punjab’s breach to a 30 year…

Agriculture
Weather blues

Subnormal temperatures are making the summer pleasant but crops are bearing the brunt. Haroon Mirani reports on the threats of…

Books
A river chronicled

Jhelum has remained central to the identity of Kashmir, even worshipped at times. While chroniclers and hagiographers produced accounts of…

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