Browsing: Water

Health
Drinking To Death?

For the Awantipora people, water is no better than poison. Saima Bhat reports on a town whose only source of…

Health
Sangloo And Disease

Sangloo has been so abused and polluted by locals living along its banks in Shopian that the river stands transformed…

Policy
Policing the rivers

With the increase in incidences of drowning in Kashmir, the small team of rescue and recovery River Police is ill-equipped…

Ecology
Drought storm

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

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…

Books
A river chronicled

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