JUMMA: A 112 Kg cross bred ram

It really tells the story of a Silent Revolution

Zahoor Khanday

Some great things are happening around us although we may fail to take sufficient notice of them. Silent revolutions. Grand revolutions. They announce themselves though there might be some who refuse to see them. One such revolution has been development of sheep sector through the Department of Sheep More

A thought that torments

Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women

Affan Yesvi

My friend Basharat had just returned to the Valley and was keen that we spend a day on his farm in Budgam District, away from the hustle bustle of Srinagar City.So, on the appointed day, I drove to his place and together we proceeded towards our destination. We spoke of the new fly-over bridges More

Golden hands, bleeding hearts

It’s matter of survival of artisan, not arts and crafts


By virtue of my organizational job profile, an old aged lady hailing from downtown Srinagar approached me with an application for financial assistance to undergo heart valve surgery. Her breathlessness was speaking for her ailment. On verification we learnt her husband was an artisan rendered handicapped More

  • Kashmir

‘Leh, Kargil poorly studied in terms of biodiversity, impacts of climate change on wetlands’

WWF Report Says Region Threatened By Unsustainable Tourism, Overgrazing, Resource Extraction


Srinagar, Nov 19: A report by the World Wildlife Fund (India Network) has revealed that Leh and Kargil regions of Jammu and Kashmir were poorly studied in terms of biodiversity and potential impacts of More

  • Srinagar City

Admin caught napping on defunct bypass lighting

2 years on highway plunged into darkness; PDD, R&B unmoved


Srinagar, Nov 19: For the past two odd years, driving down the busy stretch of Jammu-Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway snaking through the south City has been risky as this vital stretch is without lights More

  • Jammu

Building tourism infrastructure in JK must, but natural beauty is equally important: Omar

CM Pitches For Protection Of Environs, Chairs PDA Meeting

Jammu, Nov 19: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday reiterated the need for preserving natural beauty of J&K. He said the development of tourist infrastructure should not interfere in the serenity and More

  • World


92 Palestinians killed in 6 days of airstrikes


Gaza, Nov 19: Israeli airstrikes have pounded Gaza for a sixth day successive day, raising to 92 the number of Palestinians killed, as the UN Secretary-General calls for an immediate ceasefire. Three More

  • Bijbehara

Govt Primary school New Colony functions in shed

Students suffer, authorities mute

Where does money for educational infrastructure go?


BIJBEHARA: Belying tall claims of the Government of providing quality infrastructure and education to students, a Primary school here functions in a makeshift shed.  The Government Primary School More

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