Hot Pursuit

The gun battles have kept Kashmir on the edge as 600 militants stand killed since the fateful Bamdoora encounter in 2016. The battles have gone bloody, bold and frequent. Detailing the key events that contributed in making ‘new age militancy’ a challenge, Shams Irfan sees an urgency in the security…

Conflict

Enforced Break-Ups

The conflict continues breaking families and adding to the destitute population. Muhammad Younis meets three widows and their children who…

Special Report

A Flawed Decision

The change of nomenclature from Sadr-e-Riyasat to Governor was Jammu and Kashmir’s political disenfranchising. If the arbitrary attempts at classifying…

Short Story
Personality

Mudasir Rashid Parray

Last week, one of the most disturbing pictures that came across on the internet was of a 14-year-old cute boy…

Discourse

Maharaja Malik

by Khursheed Wani Talking to technology students at Gwalior, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik made a creative remark…

Books

Identity In Early Kashmir

A trained cultural historian, Dr Shonaleeka Kaul is currently an Associate Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies of the…

Business

An Ageing Bazaar

A small Bijbehara market with narrow lanes and wooden shop lines shares its evolution and decline with Srinagar’s Maharaja Bazaar.…

Editorial

Tackle Government Schools First

A small satirical video made by two youngsters highlighting the plight of students who had sit for recent board exams,…

Health

Make Your Skin Glow

Skin is fundamental for looking attractive. Dr Zeenat Farooq identifies factors that accelerate the skin ageing Looking attractive is something…

Scholarships

Scholarships

Victoria University of Wellington Averil Brent Scholarship in Science in New Zealand 2019 Application Deadline: March 31, 2019…

History

Before Pathan Raids

A series of developments took place before and after the crucial three days between October 23 and 27, 1947, but…

Entrepreneurship

Dominating From Hills

A young man, who fought poverty to study management, finally chased his dream and created an exclusive manufacturing facility in…

Classroom

What is the Internet?

by Azra Hussain The internet is one of the many commodities that users often take for granted. Nobody ever questions…

Ecology

Wonder Spring?

A Facebook video showing a spring in a non-descript south Kashmir village following kid’s commands to make its water rise…

Politics

Backyard Democracy

Five of the nine phase-Panchayat polls are over. The exact details of the interesting stories would be known once the…

Media

The Foremost Broadcaster

In 1981, when Mahendra Koul (July 28, 1922 – July 18, 2018) visited the 10-Downing Street, he looked at Prime…

Society

In Conflict Theatre

South Kashmir is boiling since 2016. It tops the lists of gun-battles that took place in 2018. The frequent encounters…

Photo Essay

In Pictures: JKLIR Passing Out Parade

by Bilal Bahadur Srinagar: Over 250 fresh recruits were on Saturday inducted into army’s Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JKLIR) Regiment…

Briefing

Briefing

SHOPIAN The debate about use of pellet guns is back after a 19-months-old Heeba Jan, a resident of Kaprin in…

People