Saturday, February 29, 2020
“I’m working hard in this season but not earning much profit,” he said. “I don’t see any future in this profession.”
At an end of another string of electricity crisis in Kashmir, the daily-wage labourers continue to suffer unheard and unnoticed.
Sitting on the banks of Jehlum River, a middle-aged man, pointed his finger, on the opposite of the road, at the office of District Development Commissioner in Habba Kadal area of Srinagar. Superficially, the official’s office is the only...
In the shady and degradingly beautiful lanes of Downtown, Srinagar, an old man is gazing from inside his shrinking shop in the backdrop of a falling wall, decorated with heavy ornaments. “Do you cast stones on silver, uncle?” Apparently, the...
Arsalan Sideeq would come back from school and see his grandmother first — everything else was secondary for a 10-year-old child. "He has forgotten his dreams and the purpose of life,” said his father, Mohammad Sideeq.  “He is only...
Today, thousands of people from parts of Kashmir—men, women, and children, all alike—thronged Noorpora village in Tral, 37 kilometers away from Srinagar, to attend the last rites of Ansar Ghazwatul-Hind’s founder and chief, Zakir Musa, after body was handed...
In last year, autumn, while I was waiting near a taxi stand to board sumo for Kashmir University near GawKadal, Srinagar, I saw a woman; short, wrinkled face, sitting on the roadside with a stick in hand—crying. Her name,...
Folded uniform tells a tale: as if someone had left, never to come back, never to wear it again. A schoolboy, a dedicated student and a responsible son he was. Faizan had left his school...
27, 870, 000—while you might have skipped the numbers, or can’t pronounce it mathematically—you should know that Jammu and Kashmir has produced this much of plastic waste in kilograms (kgs) in 2017-18 year. For the newbies on the internet—or those...
Situated amid the high standing mountains, Thanthir Mohalla of village Gurweth Kalan, is situated roughly 30 kilometers away from the Budgam’s main town. While counting houses on finger tips, one reaches 20, in which, every residence has one workshop—molding,...
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