A Perspective on Gilgit-Baltistan

Zafar discusses the schism that exists between Pakistan, Gilgit-Baltistan and AJK (Mr. Zafar Iqbal, 32, was born in village Tarar, Rawalakot, in the Poonch district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. He did his early schooling in a private school, matriculating through...

Why Has LAWDA Failed to Clean up the Dal Lake?

Why has the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) failed to deliver? Experts – in and out of the government – say that wrong technology was selected under questionable circumstances. Dr. Kundangar’s paper is followed by a comment from Mr....

The Unspoken Problem

Khayal zooms in on criminal violence in Kashmir (Mr. Ghulam Nabi Khayal, 70, was born in Srinagar. He received his schooling and college education in Srinagar, and completed his Masters degree in English. Mr. Khayal is considered a doyen among Kashmiiri journalists,...

So What is New?

Zahid brings up scenarios that intrigue Kashmiris (Mr. Zahid G. Mohammad, 60, was born and raised in Srinagar. He earned his Master’s degree in English literature from the Kashmir University and has completed a course in Mass Communication from Indian Institute...