The New Zero-Sum Game: It is Kashmiris or Pakistan

What Javid missed is that a week after the PM’s visit to Srinagar, the “deal-with-Pakistan” lobby in the Delhi Durbar is back on the roll – meaning that Kashmiris will stay as spectators(Dr. Javid Iqbal, 64, was born in Srinagar. He attended...

Lasting Cruel Legacy of the “Hartal King”

Fayyaz reports on the extra-ordinary burden borne by Kashmiris because of selfish politicians and a pliant civil society. General trade alone suffers loss of Rs. 40 Crores on each day of Hartal in Kashmir (Mr. Ahmed Ali Fayyaz, 48, was born in Bodina, Budgam, and...

SPS Museum: New Building and Website, But Old Problems Linger

Saleem shares the joy on opening the new main building at the Shri Partap Singh (SPS) Museum, but years of neglect is taking its toll on historical manuscripts – two related articles(Mr. Mohammad Saleem Beg, 59, was born and raised in Srinagar. He was educated...

Potato Chips From Kashmir?

If there are French fries, why not Kashmiri chips?J&K sees Huge Potential for Potato FarmingJammu and Kashmir has a huge potential for becoming the production hub of disease free and quality potatoes,the Minister for Agriculture G H Mir has said.Mir, who was...

Beautifying an Ugly City

Hassan Mukhtar has a plan to clean up Srinagar and bring out its beauty(Mr. M.G. Hassan Mukhtar, 44, was born in Thandipora, Chowkibal, in Kupwara. He attended Government middle and high schools in Thandipora, Panzgam, and Kralpura in the Kupwara district, and...