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Unknown Toll of Yatra

Inclement weather, use of concertina razor wire in security arrangements for Amarnath pilgrimage and the heavy rush of pilgrims has…

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Ruining careers

Employing people on contract on a meagre salary is ruining careers but the government can afford to ignore them for…

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Open to learning

Distance education is gaining popularity in Kashmir as limited seats in the valley’s colleges and universities can’t accommodate everyone. Many…

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Protecting consumers

Consumer courts the readily accessible forums to settle disputes speedily without entailing any cost give consumers a safeguard against exploitation…

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Wounded roads

The major drainage and road construction projects have left the city roads in disarray causing frequent traffic snarls however, some…

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Exotic delights

Many exotic fruits are being grown in Kashmir adding variety to Kashmir’s fruit basket. Syed Asma reports on some of…

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Travelling ordeal

Everyday commuters in Srinagar lose precious time travelling through buses, which make frequent stops and are ill maintained. The unregulated…

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Scavenging livelihood

pickers from outside Kashmir find Kashmir a good place to work in, where they earn enough to feed themselves and send some money home. Faisal Rashid reports.

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Failing the society

The government run schools have been performing poorly over the years despite highly qualified teachers and a better teacher student…

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Functional illiterates

Very few people in Kashmir read books and fewer use the public libraries. Faisal Rashid reports.Reading books is not-so-popular in…

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Mutton-less valley

The disappearance of mutton from markets has forced Kashmiris go without their favourite food for weeks. Abdul Mohamin reports.A rate…

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Suspect age

A young boy went through hard times after being detained under PSA. His release came only after two months and,…

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