Special Report

Kashmiri-Pandit-Kheerbhawani

Festive Longings

With the dawn of May 26 each year, Kashmiri Pandits massively date Kashmir by turning up for annual Kheerbhavani Mela. Of late as the day has become an occasion of reliving past without

Editorial

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Discrimination?

Most of the post-partition era was dominated by one key debate in J&K—”discrimination”. There have been already two commissions of enquiries looking into the allegations of the one region devouring the other’s rights.

OP-ED

Mohammad-Tahir

Re-positioning Resistance

Muhammad Tahir When political closure gave rise to the Kashmiri armed militancy in the late 1980s, the autonomous political process was suspended momentarily by the complexities of the militant phase; yet in January

Briefing

Mohit-Dutta

Briefing

 JAMMU Summer capital is waiting for its new star: Mohit Dutta, a young man whom destiny helped from being Mithun Chakrabortys fan to an actor in the Chakraborty Productions film Ishqedarriyaan. Playing a

Interview

News Notes

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News Notes

‘Seditious’ Flag Since armed insurgency broke out in Kashmir there have been many instances when Pakistani flags were unfurled in city. Not only males but females too were waving green flags in city’s

Society

Riyaz Ahmad Dar

Agent Of Change

From once a notorious cannabis cultivating village to major vegetable producer, Mohanviji in Pulwama district has come a long way. Mir Farhat talks to Riyaz Ahmad Dar, the man who quit cannabis cultivation

History

SMA,--ayub-khan

Those 4 Days

After Pandit Nehru withdrew the Kashmir Conspiracy Case against him on April 8, 1964, Sheikh Abdullah was his personal guest in Delhi’s Teen Murti House. Later, Sheikh flew to Pakistan to negotiate a

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People

Ghulam-Nabi-Baba

A Weary Traveller

From once lively literary meetings where he rubbed shoulders with the who-is-who of his times to a small dark room in Srinagar, 90-year-old Ghulam Nabi Baba wants to relive his life. Sehar Qazi

The Straight Curve

Arshid Malik

Cracking The Whip

Arshid Malik The government has not only decided to crack the whip on mass copying in Kashmir but has actually dealt severely with people involved in the act, including teachers, students and affiliates

Pulse

Zakir Ayub Bhat

Activating Activist

From a shy student to an outspoken public speaker, a youth from South Kashmir is writing a different life script by focusing on social activism along with his studies. Saima Rashid profiles the

Photo Feature

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Healing Showers!

Bilal Bahadur  KL NEWS NETWORK SRINAGAR The proposed Secretariat gherao protest call given by Jammu and Kashmir government employees organisation Thursday met a stiff resistance from police who had to baton-charge the marching

Human Rights

Imtiyiaz

Pelleted Palhalan

Images of a Palhalan boy’s face dotted with pellets haunted Kashmir’s conscious for days. But he was not the only one injured that day. Durdana Bhat visits Kashmir’s most talked about village and

Sub Regional

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 Pellet Pains

Saqib Wani Aspiring to be an engineer, Aaqib Bashir Bhat, 16, of Bhat Mohalla Palhallan wants to study hard but can’t do it for more than 20 minutes. Reason? His left eye starts

Sports

In action Wasim Raza during one of the Ranji Matches.

Cricketer’s Journey

It was sheer luck that bought cricket enthusiast Waseem Raza Parray face to face with state’s Ranjhi selectors. Wasaf Jeelani recaps budding cricketer’s journey that saw him fulfill his dreams    On a

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Unison is Resolution

By Aaqib Javaid Kashmir: word of seven alphabets makes its presence in politics, conflict, human right violations, strikes, encounters, curfew, crackdown etc. But more than this, these seven alphabets have been diluted in

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.

Entrepreneurship

By imparting education, Showkat Allaie has created future for his family.

Village Educator

Orphaned at a time when he needed the support of his father, Showkat Allaie fought odds to complete his education. Finally, he decided to impart education and created future for his family, reports

Arts & Culture

Mohammad-Aslam-Naqishbandi-artist

A Colourful Urn

Inspired by the likes of Van Gogh and Rembrandt,  a Kashmiri landscape artist’s work reflects the changing mood of a place and its people. Nuzhat Mushtaq profiles his life story Sixty-nine-year old Mohammad

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Change the Wind

By Amit Koul What kind of God denies basic necessity of living to people? Let us open our eyes. All societies have tendency to analyse, define their own norms about what is suitable

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