Affluence Takes its Toll

One of the victims of growing affluence is fading interest in Kashmiri culture ‘Kashmiri Culture has Plummeted Almost to its Lowest Ebb’: Veteran Artists  Mukhtar Ahmed (Kashmir Images) Srinagar: The foray of Bollywood and Hollywood songs in the Valley has left a...

If Only Capabilities Would Match Dreams

Imagine a Public Sector Undertaking, considered among the most corrupt by the Transparency International (TI), promises to deliver 3,000 MW of power in the next five years. A small hitch overlooked, it only generated 3 MW of new power in last 5 years 3 MWs in Past 5...

Illegal Land Grab

Javeria wonders if authorities are part of the problem (Ms. Javeria Khurshid, 25, was born in Jammu and is a resident of Srinagar. She did her schooling at the Simin Rose Garden Montessori, Sanat Nagar, Srinagar, the Gazan International School in Saudi Arabia, and the...

Patron of Arts and Heritage

Farooq Renzu champions for preservation of Kashmir’s heritage (Khawaja Farooq Renzu Shah, 56, was born in Srinagar. He matriculated from the Government Higher Secondary School in Nawa Kadal, and attended Sri Pratap College, Srinagar. He completed his L.L.B....

An Irretrievable Loss Both in Historical and Ecological Terms

Dr. Kundangar says that measurements recorded in our historical accounts give an idea of the loss regarding a disappearing water reservoir named Dal (Dr. Mohammad Rashid-ud-din Kundangar, 65, was born in Srinagar. He completed his Masters degree in Botany, and...