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Behind the current tourism façade, the unaddressed issue of fading boats is distressing Dal Lake dwellers. Part of the problem is said to be last year’s draft and decree of years — pushing the ‘anchorless’ community to obscurity now. On the deck of his floating house, Yaqoob Duno laments over his tribe’s identity loss in the ‘water graveyard’. Ever since the pandemic created another phase of pathos in the “world-famous Dal Lake”, it has consumed…

Seeks incentivization of publication of journals, magazines, dailies in local languages Srinagar: National Conference (NC) President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that mother tongue is the underlying component of one’s culture and identity and that every effort should be made to protect the linguistic diversity of Jammu and Kashmir. Abdullah, while remarking on the importance of preserving the linguistic heritage of Jammu and Kashmir, said the mother tongue must…

Despite ongoing games fleetingly shifting focus in Kashmir’s winter wonderland, the administration is adamant to clear “encroachers”, even as it’s sitting on the native hoteliers’ land lease cases from last two years. When one of the oldest hotels in Gulmarg became a burning house in the spring of 2014, not many anticipated that they would soon feel the heat of the mysterious flames. That cindered hotel of circa 1947 was owned by a Kashmiri Pandit,…