Special Report


Quick Yielding Projects

Honeymoon period apart, Mufti Sayeed led government’s politically correct statesmanship has kept the TV screens burning for all these days. But why does not anybody in the government look at these low hanging



Third Party, No Party

Being one of the oldest disputes in the world, Kashmir has more than once brought nuclear neighbours India and Pakistan close to war. A major part of both the country’s annual spending are



Sydney to Srinagar

Shah Abbas Last week, Kashmir remained hot topic even during the game of cricket and Pakistan Day. Indian cricket team lost in the world cup semi final contest to Australia. The match was




MUMBAI Bajrangi Bhaijaan will be shooting in ‘sun city’ any time sooner after wrapping its shooting schedule in ‘film city’ Mumbai. Along with Kareena Kapoor Khan, the protagonist Salman Khan is flying to



State of the art sports  complex run by KC group.

Unconventional Investment

Shocked over his colleagues inviting him to play cricket in sub zero London suburb, Arjun Choudhary returned Jammu to create the state of the art sports complex where all games can be played


Who let the dogs out?
Pic: Bilal Bahadur

Canine Casualties

Despite official claim of reducing dog population to half in just two years canines are on the loose and stronger than ever. Syed Asma reports the quantum of menace that has left a



Nourooz in Persia

By: Syed Iliyas Ali Rizvi With the rebirth of nature, indeed across the world, Nourooz is celebrated with rich cultural traditions. With distinct variation across different countries, Nourooz is a time to come


Gulzar Peer’s supporters protesting against his arrest.
Pic: Bilal Bahadur

Judging the Victims!

Gulzar Peer’s acquittal shocked everybody including police. With fake Peer back behind bars and case listed in the High Court, Saima Bhat takes a look at the controversial judgment that bailed Peer out 


Dr Haseeb Drabu being congratultaed by CM Mufti after presenting budget in JK assembly.

Drabu Direction

Economist Haseeb Drabu’s maiden budget as Finance Minister is being projected as the new Bible of the PDP-BJP coalition. Given the rudimentary shifts effected, the two parties need to gear up to manage

The Straight Curve


Cry Baby Cry

Arshid Malik Ex-Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir is doing a good job sitting in the opposition while creating a ruckus over almost every move that the newly formed coalition government means to

News Notes


News Notes

No DAA State Legislative Council has disallowed a resolution seeking revocation of Disturbed Areas Act (DAA) from the state saying the law is not in force and has lapsed in 1998. “This is

Photo Feature


Panic in Pictures

With flood panic making rounds in valley, the scenes in and around Srinagar were akin to last year’s September floods. Amid downpour, Bilal Bahadur captures the panic-stricken city centre Lal Chowk

Short Story



By Hirra Sultan Stuck. Where? No idea. It was road till eyes could see. No civilization as far as eyes could catch a view. All that gave company were other vehicles. All queued




  By Asma Firdous   Let the sun fade from the frame Allow the dark to diffuse Into the day-lit sky Invite the stars to adore Welcome the night.   Veiled by the


Pics: Durdana Bhat

Unreported  Alleys

Almost six months after floods hit valley, Mandir Bagh in the heart of the city continues to be a haunting place with flood-torn houses and structures. Durdana Bhat picks some untold stories from



‘Fairer’ Feelings

  by Durdana Bhat     Some feelings, since very long, are stirring up a storm in me. I am the part of society where woman seems to have a squeezed space. And

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.



Representational Image

Petty Thefts, Big Deal

Is it the kick that makes one steal petty things like plants, manhole covers, railings, telephone cables, flower pots etc or the money behind it. Syed Asma reports the small thefts that make



Woman Matters

By Rameez Bhat If you observe and think about different kinds of things around you, you will eventually come across the reality: Almighty Allah has created everything with a purpose. Each and every