Wounded Womb

Regardless of peace and war, mothers are naturally emotional beings, neutral to every other thing around. What happens when a mother loses a son? Rashid Ahmad traced two mothers separated by 3-km distance and linked by the pain of losing their sons, in separate incidents. Both turned mad. One died…

Shopian Killings: A Complete Story

by Shams Irfan SRINAGAR: On September 21, 2018, at around 7 am, suspected militants surrounded Batagund village in Shopian, some…

Health

Receding Hairlines

Almost thirty per cent of the male population is literally carrying a crisis on their heads as baldness is impacting…

Special Report

Poller Difference

Polls for urban local bodies were held in 2005 and Panchayats’ in 2011. While the governor’s administration is keen to…

Briefing

Briefing

JAMMU Last Wednesday, three militants who were travelling in a truck fired on a patrolling party near Jhajjar in Jammu…

Personality

Haseeb Drabu

A week after declining his nomination to the Political Affairs Committee (PAC) of PDP, former minister of finance, culture, labour…

Are We Heading Towards Another War?

by Masood Hussain SRINAGAR: Narendra Modi and Imran Khan are caught in interesting situations. Modi is facing a re-election and…

Discourse

BJP’s Plan B?

by Khursheed Wani Almost two months after the fall of Mehbooba-led BJPDP coalition in Jammu and Kashmir, the formation of…

Editorial

Crisis Management

Even if the police statement about the south Kashmir barber attempting to kill himself is taken at the face value,…

Ecology

Vanishing Waters

Farmers are fast switching over to cash crops, abandoning traditional rice cultivation. But those who still grow the paddy lack…

Human Rights

Qadir’s Wild Search

His son went to a doctor and did not return. Next morning, he was taken by the army and released…

Sports

Real Kashmir Rises

In Kashmir’s rich football history, uncharitable comments of an elderly resident provoked a journalist to start an amateur club. As…

Pulse

Book Within

A little girl and her father met an accident and she knew many months later that he did not survive.…

Classroom

Beetroot: Health Benefits

Beetroot, also known as a beet, has been gaining in popularity as a new superfood due to recent studies claiming…

Scholarships

Scholarships

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship, 2019 The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Application Deadline: October 31, 2018 Apply Now University of Winnipeg President Scholarship…

Infrastructure

Bypassing Livelihoods

As the people have started enjoying the ‘long drive’ on Kashmir’s first motorway, the alternative highway, saving time and fuel,…

Industry

Breaking Solina’s Silence

For the last many years, a process was set in motion to convert the heritage filatures in the sprawling Solina…

Politics

Vajpayee Since 1953

While most of his initiatives as Prime Minister are well documented, Masood Hussain offers rare details – some appearing for…

Handicrafts

1865: Kashmir Weavers’ Agitation

By all accounts, world’s first organised labour agitation took place in Kashmir on April 29, 1865, almost 21 years before…

Books

Behind Broken Glasses

Inspired by the seminal work of James Joyce, Feroz Rather creates magic in his book The Night of Broken Glass.…

Photo Essay

Muharram Procession: A Photo Essay

by Bilal Bahadur SRINAGAR: Police on Wednesday fired tear smoke shells and resorted to cane charge to foil attempts by…