He left home for work, but never returned

A disappeared painter leaves behind a homeless family struggling to survive in two rented rooms

Majid Maqbool

Like other days, that day in the year 2002, Syed Anwar Shah, a 25-year-old painter from old Fateh Kadal, left home early in the morning for work. Unlike other days, he did not come back home in the evening. Ten years later, there’s no trace of Anwar. He remains one among thousands of disappeared persons More

‘An entire village cannot cook a story’


Filmmaker Bilal A Jan, a Science Graduate from Kashmir university, studied Film Appreciation Course from NFAI and FTII Pune and has earlier worked as an Assistant Director with noted film directors like Shyam Benegal,  Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Dr. Jabbar Patel for their films like Netaji More

  • Kashmir

In a first, UN funds reach JK for Census workshop

Hi-Tech Software To Be Used For Easy Data Dissemination


Srinagar, Dec 25: For the first time ever, the United Nations has funded a crucial workshop on data dissemination to be tried on sophisticated software produced by India to sensitize the stakeholders on More

  • Srinagar City

Poor sanitation at Bone & Joints Hospital irks patients

Plaster, dressing rooms turn into garbage dumps



Srinagar, Dec 25: Patients visiting the Bone and Joints Hospital at Barzulla here face serious health problems due to poor sanitation at the Valley’s lone trauma facility.  Scores of patients who More

  • Jammu

In JK Right to Education still farfetched dream

Official Panel Fails To Put Forth Suggestions


Jammu, Dec 25: Right to Education as a fundamental right for the children of Jammu and Kashmir remains a far fetched dream as the state government has so far failed to incorporate certain provisions of More

  • Kupwara/Qazigund

Vesu Industrial Estate distant dream

Vesu (Qazigund), Dec 25: Ten years ago government had demarcated land for an industrial estate along the Srinagar-Jammu highway here in south Kashmir. However, not a single industrial unit has so far come More

  • GKeducation&Careers


Girls once again outshined boys in the merit list of the recently announced results of class 10th board exam. First three positions were shared by seven girls, while 255 students made it to the merit list More

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