What Has Happened to Kashmir’s Share of the IMF?

Yusuf wonders what has happened to funds paid by foreign mountain expeditions in J&K to the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) that are returned back to the State for promoting mountain tourism (Mr. Mohammad Yusuf, 56, was born in the Dalgate area of Srinagar....

Kashmir’s Unique Identity

Rekha says that the sustenance of the social and political plurality is the responsibility of every citizen (Prof. Rekha Chowdhary, 55, was born in Jammu and has been a university teacher for the past 30 years. She is currently the Professor of Political Science,...

Celebrating Dal Lake’s Wake on April 22

Mubashir wonders if the dying Dal deserves any celebration on the Earth Day Kashmir: No more a paradise APRIL 22: EARTH DAY OBITUARY We breathe polluted air, drink contaminated water, consume harmful pesticide laden vegetables! The valley once called paradise on earth...

No Surprise: J&K is a Non-Perfomer

In a State where the government gets away with little or no financial accountability, the development always takes a back seat J&K Third Among Non-Performing States Syed Junaid Hashmi (Kashmir Times) Jammu: Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation...