Seasonal Flu Blues

The Covid-19 like symptoms of a normal cold are giving people sleepless nights days ahead of the poplar pollen infection, reports Farzana Nissar Sitting in her bed, with some medicines by her side, masked Nighat, 26, is scrolling down her news feed on…

The Quarantined Life

One of the priority operations of the government was to ensure the people flying from diverse destinations home, stay isolated…

Swine Flu Days

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

Infrastructure

Kashmir’s Mask Manager

At the peak of despair when people were desperately seeking face-masks as the minimal basic defence against the crippling virus,…

Life Story

Shielding Doctors

As the virus jammed Wuhan in China and triggered a global appetite for personal protection equipment (PPE), a young innovator…

Managing Hunger

Lockdown is witnessing outpourings of generosity in Kashmir towards poor and needy. Many NGOs, civil society groups are helping feed…

A Dream Painter

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

Coronavirus: Are We Ready?

Poor infrastructure, lack of critical equipment for doctors, and poor coordination between government and experts indicates Kashmir is not as…

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…

Special Report

Get Masks Please

Coronavirus is making deeper inroads but Kashmir is woefully short of essential medical supplies, reports Umar Mukhtar When the news of…

Special Report

Whither Job?

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

Culture

Culture Warriors

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

Briefing
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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…

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…

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…

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

Surviving Epidemics

Most of the epidemics that Kashmir history has witnessed were imported and they thrived on unhygienic environs, indifferent rulers and…

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…

Special Report

Kashmir’s Tehran Tension

As Kashmir’s historical Iran connection is being tested by the coronavirus spread, expert Kashmiri Iranians suggest against flying a few…

Governance

Left In The Lurch

In the Jammu and Kashmir’s downgrade to a Union Territory, most of the autonomous Commissions were closed down. These included…