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The Village Talk

As more than 4500 officers moved for an overnight stay in Panchayats between the Sino-Indian border and the Line of Control to listen to the grievances and check the service delivery, Shams Irfan, who participated in a series of such meetings in north Kashmir,…

Koshur Pheran Goes To New York

by Saima Bhat SRINAGAR: After winning accolades for showcasing Pheran on the beaches of California City last summer, the Kashmir…

Special Report
Shah FAesal and Er Rasheed in a press conference.

New Front, Old Frontier

The joining of hands between two former state government officers, engineer Rasheed and Shah Feasal, is the beginning of the…

Life Story
Farzana in AV lab at Modern School Solina.

A Selfless Guide

In 2008, a young lady was hired on contract to teach specially abled kids in the city school. A year…

Personality

Sagar Nazir

Saavn ki barish mein tasveer jo humne kheenchi thi, Woh aaj bhi maray kamray mein deewar pe latakti rehti hai…

Briefing

Briefing

SRINAGAR After battling for five days in SKIMS, the injured SHO Inspector Arshid Khan was shifted to AIIMS for special…

Books Mohsin Alam Bhat Suroor Mander
Juvenile Justice: A Critique

A report based on the first-hand study suggests the Jammu and Kashmir’s criminal justice system is utterly inadequate in addressing…

Health

Controlled AIDS

For the stigma attached with the disease, the trend of people showing up for HIV tests is uncommon in Kashmir.…

Media
Photojournalist being beaten by forces during covering an encounter in Srinagar.

A Harried Lot

The photojournalists in Kashmir, unlike their reporter colleagues, are supposed to be as close to the theatre faction as situation…

Human Rights
Danish Rafiq Sahil Gulzar

Wrecked Dreams

When cops catch hold of a minor and writes him in their records, it marks the beginning of a long…

Handicrafts
Croche work by Najam Qari

Crocheting An Idea

A professional web designer was so passionate about reviving crocheting that she gave up her job and made a successful…

Editorial

Revisiting The Village

Though more than 70 per cent of the gazetted cadre in Jammu and Kashmir’s administration is from a rural background…

Security

Blood In Hunger

After many years, the Muslim month of fasting did not witness any cessation of hostilities between militants and the security…

Elections

Low Poll Heroics

In the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls that gave Narendra Modi a Himalayan mandate, Jammu and Kashmir also sent six representatives…

History

Muslim Conference Conversion

One of the landmark decisions in Kashmir’s history was the conversion of the Muslim Conference into National Conference in 1939.…

Classroom

Science Behind Ramadan Fasting

by Dr Zeenat Farooq Apart from the spiritual experience that a person undergoes during Ramadan fasting, there are tremendous scientific…

Society

Poultry In Pain

Almost half of the poultry farms in Lassipora are shut as others have reduced their rearing capacity. The sector requires…

Pulse

A Service, An Innovation

In the crowded bus stand of Sopore, two cousins run a Café that is a statement and a business, report…

Faith

Converting Kashmir

Kashmir’s transition to Islam has multiple stakeholders over a long period of time. But for converting Kashmir into an Iran-e-Sageer,…

Entrepreneurship

Dial For A Gift

She was in the MBA classroom when she started her business from her upmarket residence. She takes orders for gifts…

Discourse

Deconstructing Modi 2.0

by Masood Hussain Narendra Modi’s victory in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections is not an ordinary one. It is a…