Society

Richest repository of the trends, practices, numbers and the way of life of people inhabiting Jammu and Kashmir

Pandemic And Pandits

The ongoing pandemic hit the migrant Kashmiri Pandit community in Jammu, UP and Delhi so harshly that many think Covid19 killed more than the militants in 1990 On May 27, a Kashmiri Pandit (KP) activist,...

Philanthropist To Core, Budgam Youth Helping People Amid Covid19

SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Asgar Razvi, the 30-year-old youth from the Magam area of Budgam district is an entrepreneur whose passion for philanthropy has been deterred by the raging Covid19 pandemic as he continues to...

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 are doing anything and everything and supplementing the efforts of...

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 their own ecosystem that had compromised over the years, Umar...

Chenab’s Ababeel

Saifullah Bashir meets the group leader that oversees the Chenab region like a bird and tries everything to mitigate the crisis In 2014 when devastating floods hit Kashmir, a group of youth in Chenab...

Surging Falahudarain

For the last two decades, north Kashmir charity, Falahudarain is working for the uplift of society through education and research, reports Aqib Nazir Around1400 years ago, the definition of poverty was different: From imparting education,...

Cold Homes

As Kashmir gave up its traditional architecture paving way for fashionable concrete and glasshouses, the people feel the home warmth lost, reports Umar Mukhtar Ghulam Ahmad, 65, a resident of Pulwama moved to Jammu to...

Tanga Passengers

In the twenty-first century when faster transportation is abundant, a section of the population still prefer the slow motion, eco-friendly Tanga and those running them are not unhappy at all, reports Umar Khurshid Tanga (also...

Mutton Hunger

When the Wazwaan country is deprived of its staple food, it is a crisis for the government and the society that still is a stalemate, reports Khalid Bashir Gura Soon after finishing morning prayers, Suhail...

Warming Up Winter 

As the temperature plummets across Kashmir, various individuals and social groups are helping the poor brave the bitter cold, reports Saima Bhat On a spine-chilling January morning Hameed, went out of his home in despair....

A Virtual Yarbal

Part of folklore now, Yarbal in Kashmir was not the spot of gossip alone, it was a source of community interaction and involvement. Following the footprints of the past, a young engineer has started a...

A Carriage Chronicle

The early twentieth century, horse-driven Tonga became the main public transport for Kashmir. Then the horses would come from Kabul and the carriages from Rawalpindi, a status that Punjab got post-1947. Shams Irfan met the...

The Best Half

Falling in love while in her teens, a lady put an exemplary battle - after her marriage, to secure the release of her husband who was framed in a case and eventually proved innocent....

Mission Kashmir

Last week when the film Mission Kashmir’s cast celebrated 20 years of the ‘landmark’ film, a federal investigator raided the charity where the protagonist of the flicker was managed to come out of his...

Community Graveyard

With burial land getting scarce by the day in Srinagar, an NGO has taken upon itself the task of burying the unclaimed bodies and those who are not residents of the city, reports Umar Mukhtar Back...

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