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Highway closed again

Highway closed again

Summer is just round the corner. However, the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, which is again closed after fresh landslides, gives out a grimy winter like feeling. The highway closed in the middle of almost what can be called as early summer. That does not augur well for the economy of Kashmir. Whatsoever little number of tourists […]

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Rape of a girl child

Rape of a girl child

From last few days the rape of a three year old girl hogged the headlines in the newspapers of Kashmir. How can a teen be so sinister as to rape a three year old child? How can one possibly think of quenching one’s lust using the innocent body of a three-year-old child? This again shows […]

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What if there is no NAMO again?

What if there is no NAMO again?

The general assumption in the sub-continent these days is that the current Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would retain power on May 19 when the results for the union elections in India would be declared. A lot of equations are dependent on his retaining power. The first man to die of a heart attack if […]

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Wild animal rescue

Wild animal rescue

Kashmir is surrounded by forests. Though with the increase in the forest cover it looks like a pale figure of what it used to be a few decades ago but one must not forget that we are surrounded by woods on all sides. Slowly but steadily we are encroaching upon the forest land demolishing houses […]

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Less awareness of history

Less awareness of history

We are a generation of people in Kashmir who only got to know about the history of Kashmir only in our college.-that too only few of us who had humanities as their core subjects. Why and for what purpose is the history of Kashmir denied to our school going children is a question that we […]

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Missing Tourists

Missing Tourists

It is the middle of the holiday season in India. Almost all the major schools and colleges are closed for one or two months due to the summer heat. For the tourism players in Kashmir it means a rapid, continuous flow of tourists to Kashmir from the Indian plains. It is usually said that the […]

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Idle Talk

Idle Talk

In the course of human history, language has developed with every century. Used to communicate the basic signals of hunting in the days when a human being was a hunter gatherer the language slowly but steadily developed into a full fledged human expression encompassing everything. The language in the last two thousand years has been […]

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Ubiquitous potholes

Ubiquitous potholes

For if there was one name Srinagar would get for the year 2019 it would definitely be a city of potholes. Potholes are just everywhere. Right from the Civil secretariat, to the mini flyover on Jahangir Chowk, in downtown part of the city, in upscale Rajbagh, Jawahar Nagar, Sanat Nagar and Hyderpora, on the road […]

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Ramadan blessings

Ramadan blessings

The month of Ramadan is upon us. Out of all the twelve months this month of blessings is much awaited for. Every healthy Muslim is tasked to fast till dawn to dusk during this month. In some countries the fasting hours are a mere 11 hours while as in other countries it ranges from 14 […]

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Challenges of higher education

Challenges of higher education

The institutes of higher education in Kashmir are deteriorating in quality of education, research and creativity. There was a time when our universities produced raw talent in the fields of Science, humanities, law, arts, commerce, management studies and media studies. There was a time that if one studied from a university one was guaranteed of […]

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