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

Official panel in search of ‘evidence’ on Salal power project

Committee Seeks Information On Pact from Government Of India

Return of Power Projects

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 18: What could give a setback to the return of power projects from the power giant National Hydel Power Corporation (NHPC), the Legal Committee formed to prepare “course of action” for seeking More



  • Srinagar City

CM to inaugurate heritage Zaina Kadal bridge on Dec 20

MUHAMMAD WASEEM

Srinagar, Dec 18: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is scheduled to inaugurate renovated heritage Zaina Kadal bridge in Old City here on Thursday December 20, officials said.  They said the bridge has More




  • Jammu

PDP a fountainhead of lies: Rana

Nagrota Dec 18: Chief Minister’s Political Advisor Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday said that Omar Abdullah is synonymous with peace, progress and prosperity of Jammu and Kashmir. He said PDP who have been More



  • World

India lost $123 billion in black money in a decade

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Dec 18: India lost a whopping USD 123 billion in black money in 2001-2010, making it the eight largest victim of illicit financial outflow, a US-based research and advocacy organisation said More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Giving hope to Kashmir orphans

A young social activist is committed to better the lives of orphans

ENGINEERING SOCIAL CHANGE

ARIF SHAFI WANI

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. But this door never opened for an unfortunate group of children in Kashmir who lost their childhood in past over two More



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