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Thursday, February 29, 2024
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Interview

This is a simple Q and A on issues that matter with the experts and practitioners who hold the answers. Interviews are across the various facets of life including politicians, artists, businessmen, academics and social activists.

‘I Wanted These Children to Have the Childhood That Was Denied to Me’

As the Kashmir situation deteriorated in the 1990s, Noor ul Owase Jeelani was flown out to London by his parents. He studied medicine and...

‘We Are Exploring Ways and Means to Generate Novel Vaccines Against Plant Diseases.’

After spending seven years at the world-famous Max Plank Institute of Biochemistry (Munich Germany) researching Rubisco, the most abundant protein on earth and deconstructing...

‘Western Disturbances Run Riot with Kashmir’

Predicting a serious crisis in the near future, VC IUST, Prof Shakil Ahmad Romshoo, an earth scientist, tells Humaira Nabi that a huge surge...

‘Each Cell has Its Own Autonomy, but It gets Disrupted If Other Processes Fail’

After spending many years searching for plausible explanations for the make and break within DNA, Dr Altaf Bhat, the Coordinator at the Centre for...

‘I Studied at A Jabri School Where We Had Good Teachers’

Former Director SKIMS, Dr M Sultan Khuroo is just not a successful gastroenterologist only. During the last four decades, he discovered Hepatitis-E in Kashmir,...

‘Leishmaniasis Is A Poor Man’s Disease So Big Co’s Merck or Pfizer Don’t Touch...

Kashmir scientist, Dr Hira Lal Nakhasi, currently a Director at US’s FDA, has worked to solve many riddles but his key contribution has been...

‘We Are Looking For Original, Viable Business Ideas’

The new generation in societies lacking a corporate world mostly try to find jobs in the government. With life expectancy improved, a generation of...

Historian Hangloo

On the eve of the publication of his ninth major book, historian Prof Rattan Lal Hangloo spent a few days in Srinagar after a...

‘Not All State Institutions Are Seen As Equally Violent’

The daughter of an intelligence officer posted in Srinagar during the nineties studied abroad and did a book on Kashmir’s strife and psychological health....

Dubai Details

The liberal industrial policy has led to the acceptance of around Rs 50K crore investment proposals in less than a year, of which Rs...

‘Without Statehood Ladakhis Are Neither Safe Nor Secure’

Senior Congress leader and former minister, Asgar Ali Karblaie, who is co-chairman of a joint Leh-Kargil alliance tell Hilal Shah that the most strategic...

‘Everyone In Kashmir Is Insecure And Fearful’

Businessman and leader of All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC), Jagmohan Singh Raina tells Khalid Bashir Gura KASHMIR LIFE (KL): Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee said the...

‘IUST Has Filed 28 Patents’

Almost 40 days after Dr Shakil A Romshoo, Kashmir’s foremost earth scientist, took over as the Vice-Chancellor of the IUST, he told Khalid Bashir...

‘Online Teaching Lacks An Impact Unlike Offline Class Work’

As higher educational set-up is gradually limping back towards offline mode, Director Education, Kashmir Tasaduq Hussain talks about the challenges in the last two...

‘Maintain A Respectable Distance With Wildlife’

People get scared watching a Kashmir lady catching snakes in the homes and driving them to the forests. As the man-wild animal conflict surges,...