Lest we forget Farid Parbati

I suggest publishing a new and special issue on contemporary literary personalities every year

Muhammad Maroof Shah

Wakif mae her ik khawb ki tabeer sae hounMai husn houn aur husn ki jageer sae hounKahtae haen mujae yusuf-i-sani ae doastKanae sae nahae, wadi-ae Kashmir sae houn(Farid Parbati)Granting with Foucault the principle that power reaches everywhere and there is nothing unpolitical, More

Shahid’s Half Inch Himalayas

I asked him why the book was titled as such

Dr Sanjay Parva

It was the summer of 1988. I had just finished my vacations and left home for Jaipur where I was studying in the University of Rajasthan. Those days The Times of India carried The Sunday Review supplement, which was a pleasure to read on account of its impeccable reportage on several art forms, of More

Celebrate the Passage
“In the old days we were brothers, .........but in the last few years everyone started saying ‘ I’m an Azeri, I am a Kurd, I’m a Terekemian.’ .......... the Kurds, whom we prefer to think of as a tribe, in the old days didn’t even know they were Kurds. .................it was the communists.......who More

Book: IslamAuthor: Fazlur RahmanPages: 278 pagesPublished:  University Of Chicago Press (1979)About the book: Fazlur Rahman's Islam is aptly titled, in that this slim volume constitutes an incisive and surprisingly comprehensive history More

  • Kashmir

One more militant killed; Toll 6

Operation Called Off: GoC Kilo Force



Srinagar, Dec 19: One more unidentified militant was killed Wednesday while two Army soldiers including an officer were injured in Sopore encounter in north Kashmir in which five militants were killed More

  • Srinagar City

Drainage system breaks down at Mandir Bagh Baghat-e-Barzulla

Inhabitants suffer, authorities in slumber


Srinagar, Dec 19: Failure of the authorities to clean a major drain at Mandir Bagh, Baghat-e-Barzulla area is taking heavy toll on the inhabitants as the colony has turned into a cesspool of sewage water More

  • Jammu

Under fire, Govt acts against JKPCC top brass

4 officers attached; Hamal gets additional charge

Damage to Assembly Complex


Jammu, Dec 19: The J&K Government Monday axed the top brass of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) for their alleged negligence in carrying out the execution work of a new legislative More

  • Tangmarg

Increase in dog populace poses threat to humans


Kunzar (Tangmarg), Dec 19: Recently about twenty dogs attacked a girl at Rawanpora village here in north Kashmir. The girl sustained critical injuries in the attack. She was hospitalized and is undergoing More

  • GK Features

Listening to Nabza Bano

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



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

  • GKeducation&career

Giving hope to Kashmir orphans

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



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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