Free Press in a Free World

Saleem has found his calling (Mr. Saleem Iqbal Qadri, 24, was born in Duroo, Sopore. He did his schooling in the Government Higher Secondary School in Sopore, and is currently a student in the Government Degree College in Baramulla, studying for the Bachelor of Arts...

Should Hangul be Allowed to go Extinct?

Mansoor gives a clarion call regarding saving the Hangul (Dr. Mir M. Mansoor, 54, was born in Shopian. He completed his schooling from the M.L. Higher Secondary School in Shopian. He attended the Government Degree College in Anantnag, receiving his B.Sc. degree in...

Those Were the Days

Dr. Khuroo shares his experiences from a time and era when getting admission to the GMC Srinagar was not an important thing, but the ONLY thing (Dr. Mohammad Sultan Khuroo was born in Sopore. He attended the Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar, receiving his...

How a Good Idea Morphed into a Disaster

Maroof looks at a program that was intended to end hunger among students but ended as making beggers out of students, contractors out of teachers, and turned the educational department into the den of corruption (Dr. Muhammad Maroof Shah, 31, was born in Kunan,...

A Childhood Fantasy

Zahid takes you back to the time when one did not worry about things like hygiene and water quality, and yet we all survived to tell those tales with relish (Mr. Zahid G. Mohammad, 61, was born and raised in Srinagar. He earned his Master’s degree in English...