The Other Victims

While the summer unrest of 2016 caused massive economic losses to people from all spheres of life, the transporter community of the valley had to bear the brunt of the situation. With banks unrelenting on the issue of loans, the community has been caught between the devil and the deep sea. A local passenger vehicle in Kashmir. Pic credit: Basit Zargar Belonging More...

by Sheikh Mudasir Amin | Published 10 months ago
By Kashmir Scan On Sunday, July 17th, 2016

Govt extends summer vacation in schools in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Government has extended summer vacations in educational institutions in Kashmir Valley till July 24. “In view of the prevailing situation in Kashmir, we have extended summer vacation by one week,” More...

By KS Correspondent On Monday, July 4th, 2016

Fortress organises Mehfil-e-Iftar

Srinagar, July 3: Fortress Event Management Company on Sunday organised an Iftar function at Community Hall Bemina. The Iftar function namely Mehfil-e-Iftar was participated by number of orphans from Al-Huda Yateem More...

By Ahmad Riyaz On Sunday, June 19th, 2016

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 More...

By KS Correspondent On Friday, June 10th, 2016

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

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

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

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

‘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

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...

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