Listening to Nabza Bano

Nabza Bano lost her three sons and her home to the conflict.

Majid Maqbool

Sixty-five-year-old Nabza Bano stands near a small cornfield where her three-storey house once stood in Sundbrari village, Kokernag in south Kashmir, about 85kms from Srinagar. Lost in a melancholic silence, she points out all that remains of her old home – a few burnt logs.She says two of her More

The child labourers of Drangbal

Chiseling stones by choice or forced by circumstances?

Imran Muzaffar

Sajad Ahmad Dar, a 14-year-old boy, sits all day long under an open corrugated tin-shed in Drangbal, Baramulla, chiseling jagged rocks, one after another. He continues to hammer the rocks till he polishes one. Wiping the sweat off his forehead, he takes a gulp of water and then starts doing it again More

  • Kashmir

Unregistered medical shops, nursing homes in dock

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 15:  Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed Secretary Health and Medical Education, Deputy Commissioners and Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPs) of all districts of the state More



  • Srinagar City

92.7 BIG FM TURNS 7

Organizes mega musical show, selects Big Radio Star RJ

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Dec 15: Popular private entertainment radio channel 92.7 Big FM on Saturday completed its six years of operation in Kashmir. To commemorate its sixth anniversary, the 92.7 Big FM organized More




  • Jammu

Home Department orders promotions in prosecution wing

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 15:  Home Department today ordered promotions of around 37 officers of police prosecuting wing. As per the orders three Deputy Directors have been promoted as Joint Director, 5 Chief More



  • World

Divided Egypt votes on proposed new constitution

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Cairo, Dec 15: Egyptians today began voting on a referendum on proposed constitution that has divided the country, with President Muhammed Mursi and his Islamist supporters backing it, while liberals, More



  • GK Features

Listening to Nabza Bano

Nabza Bano lost her three sons and her home to the conflict.

A MOTHERS TRAGEDY— III

MAJID MAQBOOL

Sixty-five-year-old Nabza Bano stands near a small cornfield where her three-storey house once stood in Sundbrari village, Kokernag in south Kashmir, about 85kms from Srinagar. Lost in a melancholic silence More



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