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Building a glacier

Known as the ice man of Ladakh, Chewang Norfel has created at least five artificial glaciers to replenish water scarcity…

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Not a human’s job

For two decades, Maqbool was the only autopsy man in Kashmir. He tells Zubair A. Dar that knifing thousands of…

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One man army

In his battle to prevent drug addiction, Dr Riyaz Ahmad, keeps an understaffed government de-addiction centre alive and kicking. Majid…

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Reaching out with help

At a time when families of Kashmiri politicians and bureaucrats were seeking more and more protection, Nighat Shafi Pandit stepped…

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Mission green

Declined a government job, Shashi Kumar Kesri was sarcastically told to go farming. He did and turned a vast barren…

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Guardian of history

He was inspired by the family antiques he inherited. Public apathy towards heritage transformed his passion for historical collections into…

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Engineering social help

After setting up one of the best managed orphanages in Kashmir, Dr Rouf Mohi-ud-Din Malik is now exploring alternatives to…

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