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Match-Makers Mobile

With the drop gates preventing the movement on roads and cell phones blocked, the Kashmir lockdown hit the basic institution…

Society Tariq (Second from left) and Farooq (Right side) associated by pain story shams irfan
Associated By Pain

When the society and the government looked down at them and, in certain cases, even families saw them as burden,…

Society J&K State Mission Directorate, ICPS, Srinagar.
Adopting The Abandoned

With the infertility rate crossing 15 percent, Kashmir is joining the societies where childless couples are always seeking kids to…

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Double Jeopardy

A section of the specially-abled population was hugely relying on the smartphones and internet to stay in touch with their…

Public Finance EPFO - employees Provident Fund Story
The Sweat Money

Managers of the Rs 4300 crore Provident Fund of the workers in Jammu and Kashmir’s private and public sector were…

Agriculture
The New Volunteers

Watching the farmers facing a crisis in paddy harvesting, groups of well educated youth started helping them volunatrilty and the…

Places
Forced Migration?

Umar Mukhtar in Jammu found that tens of thousands of Kashmiris had already migrated in anticipation of the yearly durbar…

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Losing Connections

A section of the society having the luxury of functional fixed-line phone tried making good money, reports Shams Irfan A…

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REVIVED LETTERS

 After years of huge reliance on the modern tools of communications, Kashmir is gradually returning back to the age-old tradition…

Society
Excommunication

Jammu and Kashmir is passing through history’s biggest communication blockade A middle aged person, a businessman, had somehow managed to…

Handicrafts Manzoor Ahmad Malik shawl-weaver Manzoor Ahmad Malik (KL Image: Samreena Nazir)
Weaver Dreams

Down south, a village has not abandoned handlooms because the power-looms work fast and better, but the weavers say they…

Cover Story (L to R) Posha and Shaista Rashid with other members during thier self help group’s meeting in Shilwat village of Sumbal, Sonawari. KL Image by Shams Irfan
Women Fighters

In one of Kashmir’s impoverished belts, a central government scheme has revived the Umeed that if women, alongside men, will…

Entrepreneurship
Poultry In Pain

Almost half of the poultry farms in Lassipora are shut as others have reduced their rearing capacity. The sector requires…

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A Beggar’s Paradise?

Come Ramzan, the Muslim month of fasting, mike-fitted vans and visibly destitute women swarm Srinagar markets and peripheral towns. Most…

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