COVID19

This section displays the most exhaustive ad in-depth coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on different facets of life in Jammu and Kashmir. It also has exclusive reportage of the history of epidemics in Kashmir.

Rediscovering The Neighbour

As the contagion finally started its spread to the Kashmir periphery, the affected population has started reviving and re-understanding the traditional support structure within...

‘This Eid, Do Not Knock At Each Others’ Doors, Use Phone To Wish, Instead’

Dr Abdul Qayum Hamid Changal, a Kashmir's General Physician working for the Ministry of Health, in Saudi Arabia, debunks myths and addresses misconceptions linked...

Jail Worries

With the septuagenarian separatist dying of Covid-19 in a Jammu jail, hundreds of families are worried across Kashmir. Now the political class has requested...

Follow SOPs

Gathering triggered by panic shopping prior to brief lockdowns is  a cause of concern, writes Zahoor Malik Lockdowns are not something new for the people...

Covid 2.0

Much like in the rest of India, hospitals in Kashmir are ill-prepared to deal with the virulent second wave, the government’s protestations notwithstanding, reports...

Smart Strategy Required?

The second wave of Covid-19 and its impact on the Kashmir economy can be managed by peoples’ participation and smart strategy writes Syed Suhail...

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...

Virtual Trade

With the Covid-19 pandemic dictating a new regime, most of the activities of life are getting into virtual mode. Owing to the communication blockade,...

A Covid Spring

A year later when the economic forces are fighting to undo the impact Kashmir took in the last two years, the contagion is ferociously...

Failing The Education Test

by Riyaz Wani The charges extracted from the students should be in direct proportion to the quality of the services rendered and to the extent...

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...

Zoom Courts

Forced to go virtual, the courts in Kashmir found the going tough during the lock-down in 2020, reports Saima Bhat In July 2020, Mohammad Sultan, 56,...

Tourists Return?

After 18 months of hiatus, the tourist footfalls have started surging in Kashmir. Insiders in the hospitality sector believe that if Gulmarg crowds are...

Vaccine Hesitancy

As Covid-19 vaccination gathers pace in Kashmir, a section of people are sounding cautious not knowing that sixty per cent of vaccines consumed globally...

Pandemic’s Emotional Toll

In Kashmir, Covid-19 hasn’t infected and killed people alone. It has broken families or pushed them into crises that are unlikely to settle. Saima...

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