Understanding Karnah

In news for the cross border shelling, more than seventy thousand people live in Karnah, which has historically remained a gateway to Sharda, Mahmood Ahmad writes Sandwiched in the rugged Shamshbari peaks of is a pass that connects Karnah with Kupwara. Almost 65000 people live…

A Brave Battle

While putting up a brave fight against a life-threatening disease and even losing his wife to discord, a young man…

Covid-19: 1430 Deaths After

Seven months into the Coronavirus pandemic, Jammu and Kashmir is struggling to cope with the rising number of infections and…

Special Report

Customized Democracy?

Ahead of the first phase of DDC polls, the PAGD ‘gang’ alleged that most of its contesting candidates are being…

History

Trade Route Foundations

Edit Note: For the last more than six months, more than 50,000 troops from China and India are facing each…

KL Image: Bilal Bahadur

Land, Brick & Mortar

The immediate fallout of dismantling the protective provisions in August 2019 is that outside entrepreneurs have become an intermediary between…

Trekking For 2G

Not far away from the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector, students climb to a hilltop to catch the…

Infrastructure

Highway Helpers

The road connecting Kashmir with the rest of the world is tricky and unstable. It turns bloody on the drop…

Life Story

Knots In The Yarn

Dilshada earned livelihood selling her work at exhibitions outside Jammu and Kashmir. But she lost everything to 2014 floods. Before…

Mission Kashmir

Last week when the film Mission Kashmir’s cast celebrated 20 years of the ‘landmark’ film, a federal investigator raided the…

Community Graveyard

With burial land getting scarce by the day in Srinagar, an NGO has taken upon itself the task of burying…

Culture
Durimg one of his visits, Viceroy from India being taken to the Sherghari Palace in Srinagar.

Kashmir Cultural Centre

Kashmir’s idea of creating a cultural Centre is a sad tale of missed opportunities spread over almost half a century…

Briefing

Briefing (November 22-28, 2020)

JAIPUR Every time love does not last forever. Two years after their wedding, 2015 UPSC topper, Tina Dabi, Athar Khan,…

Sports

Khelo India In The Time Of Corona

Umar Mukhtar In times of Coronovirus when England Cricket Board (ECB) has decided that its players would not shake hands…

Diplomacy

A Biden’s World

As Joe Biden takes over as the new US president replacing Donald Trump, many US policies are expected to change. …

Media
Discourse

The Charity Debate

by Riyaz Wani The past four months have witnessed Kashmiris donating generously to poor people asking for alms online, in many…

Books
Across The Burzil Pass

The trek to Gilgit is etched in Kashmir’s psyche because of the Beagar envisaging capturing of young Kashmiris and forcing…

Films

Kashmir’s Peter Dinklage

Tariq Mir has earned fame and a role in a Salman Khan starrer for being a look-alike of the Hollywood…

Handicrafts

Kashmir’s Map Shawls

Shawls woven in Kashmir were fashion statements on Paris streets early nineteenth century. But it took a long time for…

Security

Machil Moorings

For most of Kashmir, Machil is a border sector where the rival armies shell each other’s positions. Mahmood Ahmad, who…

Justice

Benchmarking Phase

As the hearing of a number of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 resumed, the Supreme Court reserved the…

Banking
J&K Bank Corporate Headquarters Srinagar. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Stressed Assets Doubled

As the regulator’s restructuring plan envisaged multiple riders, post-August 5, data indicates that Kashmir has doubled its impaired assets in…

History

1931 – A Memorandum

Months after July 13, 1931, marked the beginning of the demands for political reforms and basic rights by the Jammu…

Tourism

Unseen Kashmir

As the Covid-19 dictated lockdown protracted from one week to another, restive youngsters moved out to explore the Kashmir they…

Politics

Deed And Declaration

In the new dispensation cranked up by the centre after Article 370 decision, all the PAGD like organization’s moves have…

Agriculture

Packing Apples

Apple packaging is a key ingredient to Kashmir’s apple economy that keeps thousands of people busy round the year to…

Business

Back to Cycling

Protracted lockdowns have increased sedentary lifestyle forcing the new generation to embrace cycling to manage part of the obesity load.…