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Citing Discrimination, Kargil To Celebrate R-Day Separately

Srinagar, Jan. 25 -- The partial representation through the tableau has created a fresh controversy in the cold desert, with Muslim-majority Kargil region for the first time deciding to celebrate R-Da... Read More


Police Much Free in Governor Rule: Former Top Cop

Srinagar, Jan. 15 -- ONCE thought as a leading light of 'opinionated police'-who wanted media to correct its Kashmir branding-former Director General of Police, SP Vaid is currently using words as his... Read More


LAWDA Acts After 8 Years, Demolishes Illegal Structures From Nigeen West

Srinagar, Jan. 12 -- Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) finally acted on the repeated complaints of residents and environmentalists and partially demolished a private hut in the tourism... Read More


Modern Kashmiri Architecture Lacks Professional Guidance: Top Architect

Srinagar, Jan. 8 -- Ishrat Nowshehri WHEN snowbound roofs caved in across the valley on January 6, Kashmir's first woman architect, Ishrat Nowshehri took to her social media handle to censure people ... Read More


'Return Us Their Bodies': Slain Trio's Families Stage Protest In Sgr

Srinagar, Jan. 4 -- Amid snow and bone chilling cold, the families of the three youth who were killed in the Lawaypora encounter on December 30 came all the way from South Kashmir's Pulwama and Shopia... Read More


'Where Will We Go This Winter': Homelessness Haunts Shell-Shocked Uri

Srinagar, Dec. 22 -- A little month after some of them lost their homes in the raging flareup along the Line of Control (LoC), the shell-shocked Uri villagers are staring at the sullen state of homele... Read More


Fungal scab attack can spell doom for Kashmir's apple growers this year

India, Dec. 14 -- Early, intense snowfall in November 2019& a wet monsoonproduced conditions for outbreak; lockdown abated it; farmers blame spurious fungicides too Kashmir's apple output may be hit ... Read More


Amid Repair Ban and New Policy, Houseboats Are Sinking in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec. 5 -- As sixth houseboat recently sank in the covid-crippled year of 2020, tourism players held the ban on renovation responsible for alarming fall and gradual fading of Kashmir's iconic... Read More


Imprints of Kashmir Polls: 'Welfare, Restoration, Tunnel.'

Srinagar, Nov. 28 -- For the first time since the abrogation of Article 370, District Development Council (DDC) polls saw return of the major electoral exercise in Kashmir for a triangular contest bei... Read More


Dark Times: Power Cuts Getting Worse in Kashmir This Winter

Srinagar, Nov. 26 -- As unscheduled and prolonged power cuts have darkened the valley this early winter, the chief engineer of the power department says the fresh curtailment schedule, with lesser cut... Read More