Editorial

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Menace of hoardings

Menace of hoardings

In places renowned for their landscape the things like hoardings, placards, murals and banners are absolutely not wanted. They kill the spirit of natural beauty and also make the roads more prone to accidents. In many Indian cities like Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Mumbai there is a strict “No visual pollution” policy and any deviation is […]

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Horizontal expansion

Horizontal expansion

Srinagar city is a growing city. There are reports in some sections of media that it is one of the hundred most fastest growing cities in the world. In another two decades from now the Greater Srinagar is expected to touch a population of around four million souls. The kind of roads we have as […]

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Accident at Peer ki Galli

Accident at Peer ki Galli

The horrific accident at Peer ki Galli on Mughal road has left every eye in tears in the whole state of Jammu and Kashmir. A few politicians are gunning for heads of all top bureaucrats for allowing the vehicle to ply in such inclement weather. Words fall short to describe the horror of the accident. […]

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Lack of sports facilities

Lack of sports facilities

There is a general observation that sports as a way of life has vastly been overlooked in Kashmir. Some observers believe it is due to sponsors not willing to contribute from their end for something as mundane an activity like sports. Otherwise believe that sports is somewhere there in the periphery or flanks and when […]

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2019-The year without summer

2019-The year without summer

It is almost the end of June in Kashmir . The rivulets and brooks are gushing with water. The gardens are blooming with flowers with the birding darting about here and there. However, this year has been marked by the absence of summer. There is absence of proper sunlight as the sun hardly comes out. […]

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Lal Chowk is losing its sheen

Lal Chowk is losing its sheen

Lal, the most centrally located flourishing business center in Srinagar, is losing its Sheen. There was a time in the past when this place had peaked in business, the cinemas had huge rush of people milling in and out, the shopkeeper did brisk business, the eateries and coffee shops did brisk business and even the […]

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Big Fat Kashmiri weddings

Big Fat Kashmiri weddings

It was all started by Punjabis in South-Asia. Punjabis on both sides of the border hosted massive weddings where banquets were made for thousands of men, the decoration gave the houses the look of palaces and women wore gaudy, expensive attire. Slowly this trend was picked up by other regions in south Asia and regrettably […]

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Over-crowded picnic spots

Over-crowded picnic spots

There is a way the tourism players across the world describes the natives who visit the places in the countryside for a one day excursion-they are called ‘locals’. The locals also contribute a great deal in the economy of the state as their number defines how much hard cash flows in the market. This fresh […]

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Lightweight School Bags

Lightweight School Bags

What a painful sight it is to see small school children carrying heavy school bags in Srinagar. Many children have started developing spinal problems due to heavier school bags. Almost every year schools are prescribing newer and newer books and make it mandatory on school going children to carry it with them every day. It […]

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Sexploitation in offices

Sexploitation in offices

With the popularization of the education in the middle part of the last century in Kashmir, we saw women occupying key posts in almost all government offices. What started with a tiny majority is now a case of neck to neck competition between men and women. Women are excelling in almost all key fields and […]

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