Leading the Way

Aditi finds a determined group of ordinary citizens, who happen to be all women, determined to exercise their right yo vote (This is a dated story that was written before the Panchayat elections in J&K.) (Ms. Aditi Bhaduri’s bio sketch is available from the...

Disposing Srinagar’s Solid Waste

Ashraf treads where few have in the past – analyzing and evaluating the problem and potential solutions to solid waste generated in the Greater Srinagar area (Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Fazili, 68, was born in Srinagar. He received his early schooling from the...

Waiting for the Drug Policy

Where is the State drug policy? Spurious Medicines Risk Lives Ishfaq Ahmad Shah (Rising Kashmir) Srinagar: Despite the draft of the drug policy being ready for almost a year now, it is yet to be placed before the cabinet for review and approval, thanks largely to the...

The Missing Child

Sarosh opens a Pandora’s Box (Dr. Sarosh Ahmed Khan, MD, 48, was born in Srinagar. He pursued his initial schooling from the Victoria High School in Bombay (now called Mumbai), and matriculated from the New Era Public School in Srinagar. He completed his...

Pain and Tragedy Knows No Boundaries

Pervez investigates a terrorist act in Kashmir, and finds that victims are ordinary citizens of various faiths and shades (Mr. Pervez Majeed Lone, 34, was born in Ashpora, a hamlet located in Handwara Tehsil in the Kupwara District. His primary schooling took place in...