Switching your genes ON and OFF

EPIGENETICS

Life is nothing but a big gene game, Sajad Hamid writes

Recently I attended the DAAD (Deutscher Akadamischer Austausch Dienst-German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship holders meeting at Karlsruhe, Germany (April 16th to 18th, 2010). It was a great opportunity to meet over 500 scholars from more than 90 Nations representing different geographies and More

Who is responsible?

TRAFFIC MESS

We all? Not the traffic department alone. It's everyone's responsibility to smoothen the system, but what we do is reverse, comments Dr.Farooq Ahmad Peer

Due to an unprecedented increase in vehicular traffic, it's becoming increasingly difficult for the concerned department to manage the affair. Like elsewhere, the management of traffic, both on the roads and footpaths, in J&K in general and the cities of Srinagar and Jammu in particular is not More

Omar’s inheritance

BOOK REVIEW

Iftikhar Amin Sofi comments on the book “Omar Abdullah-the burdens of inheritance” by Arjimand Hussain Talib

It was a pleasant surprise to know that after Basharat Peer’s “Curfewed Night”, our valley’s another young writer,  Arjimand Hussain Talib, has come up with a book on Omar Abdullah which suddenly seems to be catching attention. After an enjoyable reading of this new book written on Omar Abdullah More

  • Kashmir

SHOPIAN LOCALS HOLD PROTEST, DETAINED

UMER MAQBOOL DAR

Srinagar, June 7: On the arrival of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in the valley, scores of people from Shopian including the family of Asiya and Neelofar tried to stage a sit-in at press enclave here More



  • Srinagar City

Restrictions play spoilsport for tourists

‘We have only seen such scenes while viewing news about trouble-torn Afghanistan, Palestine and Iraq’

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, June 7: It was a nightmarish experience for hundreds of tourists putting up in hotels in and around Boulevard as authorities had blocked all the roads leading towards the tourist hub to facilitate More




  • Jammu

4 ticketing agents held

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu: Four railway ticketing agents were arrested in a raid at a station counter here, police said. Police and CRPF men raided the counter and arrested four agents while allegedly booking and black More



  • South Asia

Involve people for PaK development: Thomson

ROSHAN MUGHAL

Muzaffarabad, June 7: The British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Adman Thomson today said Pakistan Administered Kashmir could be developed by involving communities in the development process. “Due More



  • Business

Debt trap

JK’s total liabilities go up to Rs 24,275 cr

GOVT PAYS RS 11,400 CR INTEREST IN EIGHT YEARS

PRESS TRUST OF INDIAJammu, June 7: In a projection of Jammu and Kashmir's deteriorating financial setup, the state's total liabilities—including public debt – have increased to Rs 24,275 crore, constituting More



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