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End The Lockdown

by Riyaz Wani A recent runaway surge in coronavirus cases temporarily threatened to plunge Jammu and Kashmir into the same chaos as was unfolding in...

Sensing The Danger

We took some smart street questions on Covid19 and asked various specialists fighting the pandemic within and outside Kashmir hospitals. The responses made it...

Survival Gadgets

As desperate families go to market, exorbitantly priced oxygen concentrators are making them unaffordable for Covid-19 patients homecare. Now the crisis is that leisure...

The Oxygen Grid

With more people requiring Oxygen therapy to fight back Covid19 and its virulent mutated variants, Khalid Bashir Gura goes on an Oxygen audit on...

The Counter-Covid19 Movement

As the Covid-19 unleashes its carpet-bomb-morbidity in Kashmir, hundreds of individuals and groups have redoubled their efforts to restrict the possibly colossal costs. They...

Zaldagar 1865

Kashmir’s first labour unrest, more than 150 years ago, was the outcome of the accumulation of immense exploitation that Kashmir’s working class was subject...

Covid In Newsroom

With six of its staffers down with Covid-19 infection, the newsroom has been closed for a week now. Masood Hussain narrates how while covering...

A Time For Piety

Unlike 2020 when pandemic restrictions confined people to their homes during Ramzan, it is business as usual this month. With precautions in vogue, the...

Consumed Careers

Successive governments have mindlessly “hired” people on an ad-hoc, provisional and temporary basis. They keep the government’s service delivery show going on at almost...

Jungle Outreach

After the drastic drives of “evicting” the forest “encroachers”, when an expert team visited the communities living in the forest periphery, the residents opened...

A Rare School 

Curriculum, poor infrastructure and unimpressive service in public schools are pushing parents to enrol their wards in the private sector schools. This is despite...

SARFAESI Sales

Properties acquired by wilfully bank defaulters were always auctioned through protracted judicial processes, a system that SARFAESI law simplified. As Jammu and Kashmir is...

Contagion And Classroom

Coinciding with encouraging visitor footfalls, the return of the seasonal workforce and the traders, the Government reopened schools after 19 months. An elaborate exercise...

Jammu At Political Crossroads?

As the delimitation exercise looks set to enhance the number of  seats in Jammu and Kashmir assembly for Jammu, bringing it at par with...

Biscoe’s Kashmir 1935

Missionary educationist, Cecil Earle Tyndale Biscoe (1863–1949) was a key player in pushing Kashmir to modern education and a better understanding of the world...

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