Aab Chu Dazaan (Water in Flames)

When the irreproachable Khawaja speaks, Kashmiris listen and sometimes even read (Khawaja Farooq Renzu Shah, 54, was born in Srinagar. He matriculated from the Government Higher Secondary School in Nawa Kadal, and attended Sri Pratap College, Srinagar. He completed...

Corruption Everywhere

Javid points to glaring examples of corruption in the State Administration and the State Assembly, indicating that every one who can milk the system usually does (Dr. Javid Iqbal, 65, was born in Srinagar. He attended the D.A.V. School, Srinagar, and graduated in...

The Hubris

Thanks to Raman, now we know that the University of Kashmir management would rather buy new luxury vehicles than grant scholarships to deserving candidates (Mr. Raman Sharma, 26, was born in Jammu city. He received his schooling in the Sri Ranbir Memorial School,...

At the Crossroads of Tradition and Progress

Ladakhis face an imposing challenge: Should their children continue to live a nomadic life or get education for modern living? Education or Literacy: Nomads at the Crossroads Kunzes Dolma (Kashmir Images) LEH-LADAKH: Tsering Gurmat is a school drop-out. Nothing...

The Sorry State of SFC

The State Forest Corporation (SFC) is financially in doldrums and may close ‘Warped Policy, No Imagination’ Srinagar: Governments warped policy and lack of imagination are now leading the J&K State Forest Corporation on the brink of closure, well place sources...