'Peace-politics'

Catchphrase For 2011

PUNCHLINE BY Z.G. Muhammad

It should not be taken as a political blasphemy:  I see no ‘summer of discontent’ during 2011. I see ‘normalcy- peace - politics’ as the buzzword   for the year that is on the threshold.  I see no repeat of summers of 2008, 2009 and 2010-  that saw  hundreds of thousands More

Gone are the days.....

Then it was intimate, now it's removed from reality

SCREEN DAYS BY ALTAF KHAN

Gone are the days when the family members would spend their evening in discussing whether spring would come in the life of the protagonist in the Kashmiri serial “Hard” (The autumn). Nobody now has any time for assessing what fate would have for an “Imandar” (Honest) teacher, whose son finds it hard More

  • Kashmir

‘Excesses’ trigger protest at Aripanth

WASIM KHALID

Srinagar, Dec 12: Strike and protests were observed at Aripanth village in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday against the alleged thrashing of men and “mistreating” of women by the forces on Saturday More



  • Srinagar City

Govt apathy eats away Kalai!

800 meters of wall missing, 700 damaged; Historic rampart serves as ‘stone quarry’ for building constructions, beautifications

M HYDERI

While a major portion of the historic Kalai (Mughal City wall) built by Mughal emperors has been invaded by encroachers, the rest has literally gone missing or is damaged. Of the 4.75 Kilometer long More




  • Jammu

Northern Command PRO transferred

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Dec 12:  Less than a fortnight after Northern Army Commander tendered apology to J-K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah over the controversial press release issued by Army PRO, Udhampur-based Northern More



  • News in Brief

Lecturer’s arrest unwarranted: Mirwaiz

 Srinagar, Dec 12: The chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday  described arrest  of  Prof Noor Muhammad Bhat as unwarranted. Mirwaiz said that in Jammu region More



  • Business

7 deptts register less than 10 per cent of Plan in 7 months

Concerned CM directs ministers to intensify pace of work

FIRDOUS TAK

Jammu, Dec 12: Concerned over the slow progress of work and low expenditure, the chief minister Omar Abdullah has asked all the cabinet ministers to ensure that the pace of work during coming months be More



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