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Society
Growing With Grannies

As more and more women prefer white collar jobs to stay liquid and contribute to the family wellbeing, a new…

Conflict
Enforced Break-Ups

The conflict continues breaking families and adding to the destitute population. Muhammad Younis meets three widows and their children who…

Conflict
In Conflict Theatre

South Kashmir is boiling since 2016. It tops the lists of gun-battles that took place in 2018. The frequent encounters…

Crime
Women Prisoners

The days when visiting a police station was anathema for women in Kashmir are over. Now two of the jails…

Society
10 Funerals, One Wedding

The consistent gloom and pain in the valley are devouring the petty patches of joy and happiness on daily basis.…

Society
Afghanistan On A Hill

Afghans have historically settled in Kashmir since the fall of Mughal Empire and even before. Umer Sofi visited a small…

Conflict
The Other Side of Pain

Killings are painful and shattering for everybody regardless of the politics and profession. On the day of Eid, three cops…

Infrastructure
Bypassing Livelihoods

As the people have started enjoying the ‘long drive’ on Kashmir’s first motorway, the alternative highway, saving time and fuel,…

Cover Story
Pledging Publicly

When 105 brides and grooms assembled in a city club for taking marriage vows under one roof in mid-July, it…

Conflict
Zaiba Aapa’s School

After unknown gunmen left a young science graduate to survive crippled, he felt the pain of the people with serious…

Society
Model Self Help

A specially-abled man, fought odds to survive but struggled to create a difference for the people rendered imperfect by birth…

Society
Blurred Distinctions

Rulers for ages pitted a hungry peasant against a city dweller who paid double the cost to the autocrat for…

Society
Breaking Bonds

In good old days matchmakers used to be a key link between a would-be bride and a groom and their…

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