Special Report



Ten years after tremors struck valley devouring 1,400 people in a matter of few minutes, the worst hit Uri in North Kashmir has been trying hard to get back on its toes. To



Time And Space

In the space and time paradox, Kashmir is increasingly losing its ‘time’ in the ‘space’ debate. Gigabytes of data was consumed by the discussion that for an ideologically split society that is yet



Rajiv Mehrishi

In the din of Autumn session of JK Assembly, the latest high-profile visit from Delhi to Kashmir for security reasons failed to make it a banner headline. But before one forgets about the




SECRETARIAT There seems to be no end to independent MLA from Langate Er Rasheed’s woes, both inside and outside the state legislative assembly. A day after he was thrashed inside the house by



Life On Wheels

They have fought their demons to stay sane in the face of rejection and hopelessness. Sehar Qazi narrates tale of three men who refuse to let their disabilities dictate their lives    Every morning,



The Inside Rot

Faculties at SKUAST-K are up in arms against the incumbent Vice-Chancellor, who even after completing his tenure of five years seems unmoved. With the impasse over the proposed move of certain divisions to



Thrown to Cows

Tariq Jameel During the first years at school, when the English teacher asked us to write an essay on the cow, who would have imagined her to take centre stage in our life,

The Straight Curve


Getting Beefy

Arshid Malik Hurrah! We have come a long way from home. The four legged bovine has metamorphosed into a catastrophe and all this in a region, a place which is known, well-known for

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Muzamil Dar's Wife

‘Why They Murdered My Son?’

Sheikh Hilal SHOPIAN A day after police claimed to have killed a “militant” who turned out to be an auto driver from South Kashmir, Dar house in Shopian’s Chatripora village is under intense



Majestic Maldives

 Dr Qayum Hamid Changal I landed in Maldives on January 10, 2014. With dreams in my heart and vision wide and clear, it was a challenge for me. After completion of my bachelors




Performance Art

For him art is an expression that needs no fixtures of disciplines within art. Ehtisham Azhar tells Durdana Bhat how practicing art under the contemporary artists has changed his views It was a

Photo Feature

Rashid 8

Beef: Ban, Bill, Party, Protest…

KL NEWS NETWORK SRINAGAR A day after lower house of the state legislature sabotaged the beef ban bill for discussion, the house ran smoothly on Day-6th. However, independent legislator from North Kashmir’s Langate,


65 year old Ghulam Hassan Wani with Mohammad Akbar Hajam, father of Amir Akbar Hajam.

Blood on Turf

The wait is not over yet. Nine years have passed since army’s ‘bad-boy’ Rambo killed four youngsters in broad daylight. Saqib Hussain Mugloo recounts the happenings of that day and the long wait

Public Affairs

Medical Camp CSR

Hand Holding

  Being the largest private sector financial institution in the state, J&K Bank has its chest full with funds for CSR. But Shakir Mir reports, the CSR is gradually emerging as the new


Humble Meters

The state government issued ‘strict’ instructions for installation and calibration of fare meters in all auto-rickshaws across the state in August 2015. But so far not a single auto-rickshaw was seen plying with


Young Artist

Young Artist

Fahad Mubarak s/o Mubarak Ahmad Shah of Homshalibugh (Yaripora), Kulgama is a 4th standard student at EFF EMM School Islamabad. He drew this cartoon for Kashmir Young Life.


Heavenly introductions! (Courtesy: Suhail H. Naqshbandi)

Burhan, Where Have You Gone?

By Santosh Bakaya Burhan, where have you gone, You know, no birds chirp in this sad dawn. Is it true that you have died? But were you not just born? You, who had

Short Story


Restless Soul of Javaid

“My father could not trace me. My sisters could not locate me. They were only crying aloud with pitiable voices, ‘Javaid, where are you? Please come back to bid farewell to your dead


Hiker/Climber in Triumphant Pose

Towards Success

All Achievements, All Earned Riches, Have Their Beginning In An Idea ~ NAPOLEAN HILL By Dr Raj Shree Dhar Generally speaking, an idea is an impulse of thought that impels action, by an