Hartals, Hurriyat and ‘Martyrs’

Strike calls by separatist groups no longer symbolise the strategy of resistance but its absence. While this realisation is slowly sinking in the Hurriyat, the society needs to rethink its apathetic approach towards the youth losing their lives in recurrent protests. When five persons – four youth and a woman – were successively killed during More...

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By KS Correspondent On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Smoother Drive

Life on Roads, an NGO and the first road safety club of Kashmir, recently conducted an awareness drive for smooth vehicular movement on the opening day of Durbar move in Srinagar, a first-of-its-kind drive for traffic More...

By KS Correspondent On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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License compulsory to create Whats App group in JK

  Srinagar, April 19: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to make license compulsory to create a WhatsApp news group in the state. The step has been taken to curb the rumour mongers who spread rumours More...

By Kashmir Scan On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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The Dying Art 

  Baked-clay utensils were once an inherent part of our kitchens. With the advent of modern technology, metal has replaced clay. As low returns force the people associated with this trade to look for greener More...

By Kashmir Scan On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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The Kaks of Pakistan team

  By Rameez Bhat Cricket is a game of professionalism. It is meant for offering splendid action. We have witnessed so many heartbreaking incidents in this game. I still remember the game of South Africa vs More...

By Kashmir Scan On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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‘Killer’ Committees

  The recent murder of a minor boy among three civilians by a VDC member in Rajouri has renewed the call for disbanding the militia that was set up in mid-nineties to fight militancy. Will the state government More...

By Kashmir Scan On Thursday, March 10th, 2016
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Lurking Danger

Increasing number of young boys and girls are falling prey to substance abuse in Kashmir due to political turmoil, ease of availability and lack of regulation. Unless immediate measures are taken to control the More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Monday, December 28th, 2015
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The Curious Case of ‘Kangar’ and ‘Pheran’

 KASHMIR SCAN, DECEMBER 2015 SUHAIL AHMAD   Kangar and Pheran, the two most prized possessions of Kashmiris have an important bearing on their life and activity in winters. They complement each other perfectly More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Monday, December 28th, 2015
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My Journey As A Pakistani Hindu

KASHMIR SCAN, DECEMBER 2015 By RAJ KUMAR GUJAR    ISLAMABAD: When I went to the United States for a semester abroad, I was frequently asked a rather bothersome question, “How are you treated, being a minority More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Sunday, August 16th, 2015
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Dir Social Welfare meets stakeholders working for People with Disabilities

Kashmir Scan, March 2015 By: KS Correspondent Assures projecting their demands before authorities Director Social Welfare, Kashmir, Gazanfar Ali last month held a meeting with different stake holders working for More...

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