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Building of a disaster
In its ‘march towards modernity’ Kashmir is losing its traditional houses, giving way to environment-unfriendly brick and mortar structures without any provision for even the high danger seismic zone the valley sits on. Shahnawaz Khan reports.

Also read: Kashmir’s changing architecture: Losing gold for glitter
Interview with Saleem Beg Head INTACH J&K Chapter

Did India goof up honouring Kashmir’s revolutionary poet?
India has released a postage stamp featuring most famous pro-freedom poet of Kashmir, Mahjoor, who strongly detested Kashmir’s accession with the country. Is it a goof up? Haroon Mirani reports.

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Ladakh’s giant leap in renewable energy
The Moon land is taking a giant leap towards energy self-sufficiency by harnessing renewable sources. Provided right conditions, Ladakh can become energy exporter too. Haroon Mirani reports.

Also read: Micro development in a big way
Green power for the faithful

Promotion of menstrual hygiene in Kashmir goes slack
Government plans to promote menstrual hygiene among the adolescent girls of Indian-administered Kashmir had gone slack as subsidized sanitary napkins lie undistributed in godowns. Peerzada Arshad Hamid reports.

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Cramped treatment unit in worst affected zone
Two small rooms inside a hospital serve as Treatment Unit for tuberculosis in Shopian, the most impacted district in Kashmir, leaving the staff and patients struggle for space amid cartons of medications, and jars of laboratory chemicals. Peerzada Arshad Hamid reports.

Also read: TB Campaign on wrong wavelengh
Overcoming misconceptions

Changed Wullar a flood threat
Encroachments and siltation of the largest fresh water lake in India, and the government apathy is threatening a major flood in Kashmir. Haroon Mirani reports.

Also read: Dying Wullar
Chestnuts in troubled waters

TB Awareness still a challenge in Kashmir
Indian administered Kashmir fares better in the execution of Revised National TB control Programme in the country, but overcoming misconceptions about the dreaded disease is still a challenge that hampers its control. Peerzada Arshad Hamid reports.

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Official Offenders
View pictures of Forest officials raiding Pahlagam Development Authority owned golf course to recover felled pines buried underground.

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Summers of discontent
For the third consecutive year in 2010, Indian administered Kashmir witnessed a tumultuous summer. Peerzada Arshad Hamid revisits the hot summers of Kashmir.

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Police chief admits presence of torture camps
Kashmir's police chief fumbles in a interview with BBC World Service radio almost admitting to the presence of torture camps in Kashmir. Shahnawaz Khan reports.

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Kashmir's last cinema
The only functional cinema hall in Srinagar, the Neelam cinema looks more like a war torn military post, with coils of razor wire and bunkers. Nusrat Ara visits the hall on a quiet Sunday

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When a movie inspired Kashmir rebellion
In Kashmir 1931 is remembered for the first rebellion against monarchy in recent history. The same year, in Libya, rebel leader Omar Mukhtar was hanged by Italian colonists. A half a century later, a Hollywood movie on Omar Mukhtar, stoked a fresh rebellion in Kashmir. Faisul Yaseen reports.

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No ambulance for Kashmir's injured
In Indian administered Kashmir, where thousands of small and big blasts have caused tens of thousands of casualties, the state healthcare system boasts of one ambulance, mostly attached with the state head. For the rest of folk there are a few carrier vans disguised as ambulances, most of which lack even basic emergency facilities. Peerzada Arshad Hamid reports.

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Open Space

Europe has moved on
By Faisul Yaseen

Social Media push in Arab World
By Faisul Yaseen

Between Egypt and Kashmir
By Burhan Majid

Rights transgressed, Justice refused
By Burhan Majid

How PDP failed Kashmiris
By Naseer Ahmad

Politics of the package
By Peerzada Arshad

Talks - the only way forward
By Peerzada Arshad

Wailing woes of Kashmiri women
By Saeed ur Rehman Siddiqui

Kashmir women and conflict
By Nusrat Ara



Priceless! By Nusrat Ara

When I crossed the ceasefire line By Faisul Yaseen

Varying colours of life By Nighat Jabeen

Touch your nose By Faisul Yaseen

Miracles Miracles By Faisul Yaseen

Thank you fox By Shahnawaz Khan


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Omar Abdullah

Syed Salahudin

With a leprosy patient

Benazir Bhutto

Meeting inside jail with Afzal Guru

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