The 25th June tragedy at Dastgeer Saheb should be a wakeup call
M Saleem BegNatural and manmade disasters have been a bane of Kashmir’s turbulent history. Wars, human neglect, lack of appreciation for prevention and precaution have taken a heavy toll on life and property down the centuries. Of all these, fire has been the most potent due to inherent fragility of the construction More
It was like someone very close had just died. Suddenly and without warning.
Moazum MohammadIt was an early, rainy morning in Kashmir. Nothing unusual, just cloudy and a little overcast perhaps. The phone rang and suddenly it felt as if the world had just altered its design. For me and for countless other Kashmiris the world had changed in a very fundamental and deeply saddening manner. More
A day before flames consumed it I had the last peep into this abode of spirituality!
Moazum MohammadA few years ago, one of my friends from Manchester visited Kashmir. Over the countless resorts and hills of the valley, she preferred a 'shrine' in Khanyar area in the north of Srinagar. Having travelled miles to visit this congested neighborhood in downtown, she pulled out a book showing some grayscale More
Srinagar, June 30: The thrashing of Kashmiri students by ‘hooligans’ in northern state of Haryana on Friday night has triggered panic among the Valleyties undergoing studies at several  More
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To visit Shuhama pound, chair high level meeting
Srinagar, June 30: Amid government curbs on human protests against deadly dog menace in Srinagar, the coalition is all set to host prominent animal rights activist and Member Parliament Maneka Gandhi, More
Manjakote/Mendhar, June 30: Chief Minister’s Political Advisor, Devender Singh Rana, on Saturday the collation government under the leadership of Omar Abdullah was committed to the welfare of the More
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NISAR AHMED THOKAR
Rawalakot, June 30: Civil society representatives at a discourse held under the aegis by Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR) resolved that revamping of interim act of 1974 was essentially More