Coronavirus: Are We Ready?

Poor infrastructure, lack of critical equipment for doctors, and poor coordination between government and experts indicates Kashmir is not as ready as the officials claim, reports Shams Irfan A week back when workers from Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), came out wearing identical oversized raincoats…

Special Report

Whither Job?

Kashmir is grappling with rising joblessness, but there are fewer government jobs and recruiting agencies are in a limbo, reports …

Briefing
Briefing issue 50 vol 11

Briefing (March 15-21, 2020)

OKHLA Delhi Police arrested a Shivpora (Srinagar) couple for their alleged ISIS links. Identified as Jahanzaib Sami and Hina Bashir…

Health
Swine Flu Days

Doctors in Kashmir think their experience of tackling swine flu a decade back will aid them in fighting Coronavirus, reports…

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

Kabul and Kashmir

As Trump administration finally shook hands with the Taliban in Doha and promised to withdraw within 14 months after 18…

Media

Kashmir’s Internet Exodus

 Almost six-month-long internet shutdown led to the migration of businesses, students, research scholars, outside the valley.they had to uproot their bases…

Discourse

Choking Lives

by Shams Irfan A few decades back who would have imagined that even small villages dotting the picturesque valley of Lolab…

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

Dying Art Of Papiermachie

Dwindling economic utility of the art is forcing artisans in Kashmir villages to give up on it, reports Samreena Nazir…

Society

A Dream Painter

A Kashmiri family adopted an abandoned minor girl in Bangalore and brought her up for two decades. Now, restricted to…

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…

Security

Davinder Details

Less than a fortnight after his arrest with top militants, new revelations suggest more than what Kashmir knows, reports Saima…

Justice

Benchmarking Phase

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

Culture

Culture Warriors

Farzana Nissar treks deep-south to report the lonely fight of a peripheral theatre cluster to preserve Bhand Pather The road…

Governance

Omar, Mehbooba, And PSA

UT administration’s invoking of the Public Safety Act (PSA) has triggered a lot of heat and storm. It is now…

Tourism

The Low Footfall

After the government evacuated tourists at the peak of a successful tourist season in August, Umar Mukhtar sees no change…

Politics

Released Not Freed

Even after moving out of the special jails and from the home detentions, Kashmir politicians will be haunted by the…

Agriculture

Growing Money

Nursery business has become a major source of livelihood in several Kulgam villages, reports Samreena Nazir On a frozen morning…

Business

Sand Storm

At the peak of internet blockade, UT administration e-auctioned around 100 sand blocks along the Jhelum river and some of…