Junk Journey is on!

Under pressure to weed out old, diseased vehicles, the transporters got respite from the Court. With the breathing period granted done and dusted with,...

Slum-ed Lives

While conflict forced natives to explore livelihood avenues outside Kashmir non locals rushed to fill the void. Faisal Shabir Bhat spends a day at...

Slum-ed Lives

While conflict forced natives to explore livelihood avenues outside Kashmir non locals rushed to fill the void.Faisal Shabir Bhatspends a day at a slum...

Crafting Life

The age old art of crafting copperwares is deep rooted in Kashmir’s culture.  Rahiba R Parveen traces the history of handmade designer copperware in...

Taken For A Ride

After 2010 summer protests government of India tailor made a scholarship programme for Kashmiri students to keep them away from stones. But with unauthorised...

Smells Good

Three men saved Kashmir’s lone drugs research laboratory from becoming history. Recently vacated by CRPF after 25 years the centre is set to revolutionize...

Mission Commercialised

Running from government leased land, ‘charitable mission’ schools in Srinagar charge huge amount from students in the name of education. Syed Asma reports the...
Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat

Hold Public Consultation First

After a gap of almost seven years since the pronouncement of the judgment on Police Reforms by the Supreme Court of India, the J&K...
A woman lamenting her lost son

Probing the probes

Ever since the conflict erupted, successive governments have launched a number of probes to investigate various cases of human rights violations and mysterious killings...
Aftermath

Blazing Versions

The reasons behind the Dastgeer Sb. Shrine are yet not known but a number of theories are doing the rounds. Bilal Handoo Reports. With the...

Too Little, Too Late

As the government works on the restoration of Kalai of the heritage Naagar Nagar city experts say it is being done in a flawed manner and may not bring the desired results. . Junaid Nabi Bazaz  reports.

Public Inconveniences

In a city of 1.5 million, there are just a few public lavatories, which often remain closed; causing embarrassment and inconvenience to people in...

Cyclone 2012

Apparently there are no records to make a comparison in Kashmir’s recent weather history.  But the 30-hours windstorm did prick many vulnerabilities of a...

Hitting The Roof

After hiking power tariff by 139 percent in the last five years, the PDD has proposed to raise tariffs by 13 to 35 percent...

Powerless Linemen

The PDD has for long been hiring men on daily wages for the risky maintenance work on electricity transmission lines. Not provided with the...

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