From smoke-exhaling cars to environment-friendly two-wheeler, Kashmir University's (KU) science department is spearheading a campaign to revive bicycle as popular mode of conveyance on the campus.Department of electronics and instrumentation technology assistant professor Rouf-ul-Aalam Bhat has become the source of motivation for around a dozen cyclists to paddle in the varsity.
Originally introduced by the French, Parkour, one of the fastest growing sports today is emerging as a favourite among the Valley boys.
Umer Bashir, a college student and the son of a former militant, was born and brought up at Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. A bright B.Com undergraduate in his land of birth, his academic career is under threat in the land of his father's birth.
Situated on the banks of world famous Dal Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills, Kashmir's Nishat Garden is in shambles due to the alleged apathy of the authorities concerned. The backside wall of the garden, laid down by Mughal emperor Asif Khan in 1633, is craving for attention.