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In Pics: Making of a Kangri

Srinagar | Nov 7: As winters set in, Photojournalist Umer Asif captures the process that goes into making of a Kangri (Kashmiri traditional firepot used for heating in winter). Kangri is the indispensable winter accessory of Kashmir. The earthen fire pot filled with hot charcoal embers is a household item cherished by …

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Handwara: Haril fire victims get tents meant for summer use, live under open sky

Meer Aatif  Handwara | Nov 6: Around 12 families in Haril village of Handwara have been left in misery after their houses were burnt few days ago in a massive fire. With no roof over their heads, the affected families do not have anything else except clothes they are wearing. …

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Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa felicitates travel partners

Staff Reporter Gulmarg | Nov 5: The Khyber, Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg honoured Travel Agents with The Khyber Travel Agents’ Excellence awards and celebrated partner success in an august gathering at Gulmarg. Secretary Tourism, Sarmad Hafeez, Director Tourism, Mahmood Shah, CEO Gulmarg, Hanif Balki and MD Cable Car Corporation, …

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Hurriyat says ‘No’ to New Delhi’s Fresh Dialogue Process

Sameer Showkin Lone Srinagar | Oct 31: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik Tuesday rejected the appointment of Dineshwar Sharma as an interlocutor to Kashmir and termed it a futile exercise. The JRL leaders who met here at the residence …

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In Conversation with 2018 Rhodes Scholarship awardee, Sameer Rashid Bhat

Sameer Rashid Bhat, a final year student of Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar, is one of two students – the other being Nagpur University graduate Rahul Bajaj – to have received the Rhodes Scholarship for next year.   In this short interview with Bar & Bench, Sameer, who also …

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Kashmir Issue Was ‘Settled’ In 1947. Why Then, Is The Conflict Still On?

Sameer Showkin Lone Srinagar | Oct 27: The lingering Kashmir issue was actually solved in 1947. Yes you have read it right. And the man who came out with a solution was none other than India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru. He had proposed that a plebiscite would be held …

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When I Caught a Braid Chopper!

By Javeed Ali Srinagar | Oct 27: I was browsing through my Facebook profile on my laptop. Its timeline from a long time has been displaying videos, images and contents of alleged braid chopping incidents in Kashmir. It has been over one month these views keep flaunting in front of …

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