Mr. Mayor: Visits Abroad won’t Help!

A foreign trip is good, but that alone won’t do. Our city stinks, it needs emergency care, not foreign adviceMushtaq SidiqiThe Greater Kashmir (18th October) carried a press release of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) apprising people about the visit of its...

A Shakespearean Tragedy of Inconsequential Proportions

Afshana looks for heroes – tragic or otherwise – in a land of sycophants(Ms. Syeda Afshana, 34, was born in Srinagar. She attended the Vishwa Bharti High School in Rainawari, Srinagar, and the Government Women’s College in Srinagar where she received...

Kashmir is Bearing its Share of the World-Wide Economic Downturn

Global meltdown melts Valley software industrySrinagar: Of the financial crisis the world is witnessing presently, Kashmir has begun to get the heat and the kill is Valley’s software development companies.“We are a software development company and we sell our products...

Connecting Kashmir with the Central Asia

Ashraf, with his keen eye for tourism, sees many interesting possibilities(Mr. Mohammad Ashraf, 65, was born and raised in Srinagar. He attended the S.P. High School and the S.P College before joining the Regional Engineering College at Naseem Bagh in Civil...

Will Kashmir Benefit?

Riyaz seeks an answer to a wrong question. The correct question is can Kashmir be part of a solution when it doggedly insists on remaining as the India’s problem?(Mr. Riyaz Masroor, 36, was born and raised in Srinagar. He is a Srinagar based journalist who...