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All Eyes on Snow: Is the Admin Prepared?

All Eyes on Snow: Is the Admin Prepared?

Snow has already trumpeted the tunes of its arrival. Weathermen have their sleeves rolled up and eyes up on the skies. All hands are on deck and all eyes set on the administration’s readiness.

Putin’s Visit

Putin’s Visit

Putin’s visit also assumes significance considering India is the first the country he has come to after the pandemic. Earlier, he had only travelled to Geneva for the summit meeting with US President Joe Biden. His visit comes as part of their first-ever 2+2 ministerial dialogue on Monday morning.

INTERVIEW | How Prone Is Kashmir to Omicron?

INTERVIEW | How Prone Is Kashmir to Omicron?

“The immunity level in Kashmir, if we see, is strong due to Covid and other flu vaccination and widespread exposure to the previous variants. But those infected previously can be infected…”

Mamata Has A Point

Mamata Has A Point

True, Banerjee has the potential to grow into one. But her political sphere of influence remains strictly limited to her state. Her party has little presence in other states. But she can only assume a national persona if projected as a leader of a combine of the regional parties.

Letter To Editor | Fertility Rate Decline 

Letter To Editor | Fertility Rate Decline 

There’s a dire need to educate women as well as men about their reproductive health. Why else are we seeing a whooping 80% of C-sections in the valley. Do we only have a 20% chance at normal deliveries?

New US Defence Posturing

New US Defence Posturing

A new report released by the US Department of State speaks of adopting a new strategy in the Indo-Pacific and reallocate military resources globally

Are We Becoming Perpetrators of Outsider’s Gaze?

Are We Becoming Perpetrators of Outsider’s Gaze?

Reducing a highly sacred space for the believers to an aesthetic prop for the brand‘ storytelling’ and content for social media feeds, is problematic. It is just the legacy of the Orientalist Gaze, we are propounding and manifesting in our local spaces, without the desire to engage and create a mutual dialogue of interest

Online Stalking On Rise: How Kashmiri Women Are Tackling It 

Online Stalking On Rise: How Kashmiri Women Are Tackling It 

Cyber Cell of J&K Police received 150 complaints from women between the age group 18-30 in the Covid-plagued year of 2020. The records reveal that four of these cases were serious crimes in which the first inquiry report was lodged against the accused.

Pre-empting Omicron

Pre-empting Omicron

While strict restrictions should be in place for the travellers at the airports, the union and the state governments have to also enforce SOPs to ensure there is no fresh surge in delta related cases.

Caring for Karewas 

Caring for Karewas 

We can’t afford to see our national heritage plundered. The Government must immediately call upon NHAI to ensure no soil excavation is done around Karewas during Ring Road construction. Let us protect and preserve this geological treasure from further destruction

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