The Sad State of Agrarian Economy in Kashmir

Shafi highlights a major reason for deepening divide between the rich and the poor in Kashmir (Mr. Mohammad Shafi Ayaz, 47, was born in Anantnag, and continues to live in the same town. He studied in various state schools, colleges and universities. He has completed...

The Hope of Kashmir

A feel good story featuring a rising social activist Qurat-ul-ain Masoodi Qurat to launch, ‘Aash – The Hope of Kashmir’ Srinagar: She walked briskly into the newspaper office and in a jiffy said, “Shall we start the interview.” Qurat-ul-ain-Masoodi is full of...

State Women’s Commission (SWC) Rescues Failing Marriages

Ms. Shameema Firdous says demand for dowry is a major family issue in the valley Conflict Taking Toll on Valley Women Abid Bashir (Rising Kashmir) Srinagar: The turmoil has taken a serious toll on womenfolk in Kashmir with post-marital feuds resulting in divorces and...

Ministerial Duplicity

The Minister of Animal Husbandry wants cattle and sheep raring to create jobs in the valley; but how can that happen if you sign a “blank check” to import all the mutton the valley consumes? 15 Lakh Goats, Sheep Imported into J&K Every Year for Mutton...

Bribing Public to Prevent a Disaster

Government is forced to take action as gender ratio in Jammu and Kashmir drops to 859 girls to 1000 boys Cash Rewards to Stop Female Foeticide in Kashmir Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Government announced cash rewards for residents who provide information about those...