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Balbir Singh

He seems to be a man on a mission to do everything, almost everything that could make life better for others. Over a period of time, Srinagar-based Balbir Singh has been holding many responsibilities, from being State in Incharge of IIGS…

Manorama (Dhar) Bakshi

Manorama Bakshi, is one person who does not believe in giving up at all. A person who likes to walk the right path and fight for not just her rights, but the rights of others, too. Born in a Kashmiri family, she is very attached to her…

Rakesh Misri

From a background that taught him to be humble and grounded, Rakesh Misri has not only retained these values, but he also propagates these values to those he comes in contact with for personal or professional reasons.  Maybe this is one…

Surinder Singh Oberoi

Down to earth, humble, always a call away, Surinder Singh Oberoi was instrumental in creating a new generation of journalists in Kashmir. While the late 1980s & early 1990s created an atmosphere of uncertainty in the State of Jammu…

Zubair Iqbal

A very composed person, who speaks in a very measured tone, weighing each word carefully, Zubair Iqbal has come a long way since he took his first job with Jammu & Kashmir Bank. Today, as State Head & Vice President of HDFC Bank in…

Musa Syeed

MUSA SYEED is an independent filmmaker and writer. His first narrative feature set in Kashmir, 'Valley Of Saints, was premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award for World Cinema: Dramatic and the Alfred P.…

Dr. Sameer Kaul

Dr Sameer Kaul, a cancer specialist of repute in the Asian Region, hails from the Valley, is a senior surgical Oncologist at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi, and Head of Surgical Oncology Unit I. As a Founder President of Breast Cancer…

Showkat Nanda

SHOWKAT NANDA,  an award-winning Kashmiri photojournalist, who in a very short span of time has carved a place for himself, not just in the State of Jammu & Kashmir, but also internationally. Now pursuing a specialized course in…

John Mead Ray

The inner quest to be close to the mountains was one reason, besides the hand of God, which resulted in not just a long stay in Kashmir, but also in shaping the destiny of many young boys. Turning them into examples.  John Mead  Ray, the…