Society

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

Kashmir Breakfast

In spite of being at the wrong level of social stratification, Kashmir’s traditional baking has always remained a roaring business. Sarmad Dev visits a village, deep north that owes its prosperity to the sleeplessness...

Fighting Fear

The killing of four non-Muslim civilians triggered a wave of insecurity sending some of the Kashmiri Pandits who had returned to Kashmir under an employment package, back to Jammu. At the same time, however,...

Fear, Insecurity

Civilians have remained the main collateral damage of the three decades of turmoil. Amid restoration of peace claims when a series of selective killings took place last week, the insecurity returned as the main...

The New Age Authors

 Over the last year, more and more young writers in Kashmir are taking to self-publishing their books. While enough books may not be selling, publishing houses are doing well and a debate is raging...

Offering Blood

Shocked by the death of an infant for not getting blood donation in time, a school teacher created an informal network of blood donors that now has 14000 members. Saqib Mir met the co-founder...

Working Mothers

The most challenging aspect of the life of working women is to raise their children. This natural process is seriously impacted by the local traditions and has emerged as a new trend reshaping the...

Kashmir’s Botrajas

On the slopes of the Srinagar fort is a cluster of homes that represent the little Hunza in Kashmir. Its emergence is wowen in the region’s tumultuous history, reports Ibtisam Fayaz Khan Mohalla Raja Azur...

Deaths By Drowning

Around 35 people, most of them minors, have drowned while bathing in streams and ponds to beat the scorching sun. This has triggered calls for the deployment of lifeguards near water bodies frequented by...

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...

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