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Restoring a pro-people approach in Kashmir 

Restoring a pro-people approach in Kashmir 

It is not surprising at all that the maiden trip of India’s new Home Minister Amit Shah to Srinagar – during which he emphasised the need for carrying development to the grass roots, pulled up the state administration for its failures and reiterated the policy of relentless pursuit of the…

A lesson we learnt from Zaira Wasim!

A lesson we learnt from Zaira Wasim!

By Javeed Ali Zaira Wasim is an 18-year-old girl from our vicinity in Srinagar. She rose to fame after she acted in a Bollywood blockbuster movie ‘Dangal’ with seasoned actor Aamir Khan. Subsequently, she performed lead roles in ‘Secret Superstar’ and upcoming movie ‘The Sky is Pink’. The kind of…

My struggle for an education

My struggle for an education

  Education plays an important role in changing the life of an individual. It helps to bring moral, social and economic development of the society. Happiness and prosperity of nation can only be brought by education as it empowers minds of people that will help them to think positively and…

Future of Kashmir at stake (Drug Abuse at peak):

Future of Kashmir at stake (Drug Abuse at peak):

Mir Kaiser Srinagar, July 11: Sudden face of the drug: Srinagar district head, Anantnag number second Addictive students include 60% 10 + 2, 20% graduate and 10% post graduate students. Srinagar Even though 90% of the educated youth are suffering from drug addiction campaigns, while only 10% of them are…

Has J&K Govt shelved much hyped project for establishment of model schools?

Has J&K Govt shelved much hyped project for establishment of model schools?

Srinagar, July 03: Puncturing the tall claims of state government to take education sector to new heights, the authorities are yet to setup its model schools in the state despite the passage of four years. The previous regime had announced in September 2015 that the government will establish model schools…

GAFAR: A Brave Man Of Kashmir

GAFAR: A Brave Man Of Kashmir

By: Adnan Shafi Srinagar, June 28: The truth that Gafar was the man of his word. He was shot dead at Lal Chowk in Srinagar: he had always been a hard man to convince when it would be the talk of improbity, ignominy, etc. His mind never coerced him to…

THE TWO INEXPERIENCED BROTHERS

THE TWO INEXPERIENCED BROTHERS

‘There is wisdom which comes with age and experience’ BY: ADNAN SHAFI My brother and I were going to Delhi from Kashmir when we met the air hostess on an airplane. From her apparel, we got to experience at first that she is beyond coyness, deference, etc, but we were…

Kuchmullah the most ignored village of Tral

Kuchmullah the most ignored village of Tral

Sheikh Arshid Ahmad  Tral, June 21:  Tral is known for its health resorts , bestowed by natural beauty and is a popular tourist destination for domestic and foreign tourists but the unrest that has deeply intensified through out Kashmir but in particular Tral has badly hit. This has resulted in…

Young poet Adnan Shafi, the pride of Tral

Young poet Adnan Shafi, the pride of Tral

Sheikh Arshid Ahmad Young Adnan Shafi, (23) was born and brought up in a middle class educated Bhat family, of Chandrigaam Tral. From the very beginning he was associated with his innovative thinking and wrote down a number of stories on different topics about different life styles. He loves the…

Kashmir: Test of India’s national security policy

Kashmir: Test of India’s national security policy

Kashmir has, in recent years, become the fulcrum not only of India’s internal security but also of India-Pakistan relations and our foreign policy at large. It goes to the credit of the Modi government that the problem of Kashmir was first put in its right perspective ending a whole lot…

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