Political Prisoners and Political Offences

Right from the colonial era, political prisoners have been treated differently within India and abroad

Dr. Sheikh Showkat Hussain

International Law has always distinguished between offences committed out of personal motives & the offences committed in pursuance of collective political goals. This difference is manifest in humanitarian law where a prisoner of war is immune from any sort of trial for whatever he did in pursuance More

Greening the Blue

On the International Mountains Day-2012 let us pledge to make J&K greener

Muhammad Yusuf

11th December is designated as International Mountain Day. It is celebrated every year since 2003 with a different theme. This year the theme is “Greening the Blue”. J&K Ski and Mountaineering Association (JKSMA), Srinagar first time came forward to celebrate the designated Day in a big way last More

Sharing Information, Beware!

Social networking sites are easy means of netting gullible browsers

Sajjad Bazaz

How fraudsters penetrate into the computer system? In this context, we are mostly familiar with a concept typically paired with a sense of invasion from a distant and unknown source. Precisely we know it as computer hacking. But there’s something else which carries dangerous dimensions. The fraudsters More

  • Kashmir

On IHR Day, Hurriyat (M) stages dharna in New Delhi

Srinagar, Dec 10: On the International Human Rights Day, a delegation of Hurriyat Conference (M) along with three dozens women victims of rights violations on Monday staged a dharna at Parliament Street More

  • Srinagar City


KU plans to reduce B Ed intake capacity, draws concern from academicians


Srinagar, Dec 10: At a time when Bachelors of Education is prerequisite for teacher’s job and many aspirants who cannot afford to pursue the B Ed in regular mode had been banking on the course through More

  • Jammu

No alternative to PDP in JK: Mufti


Jammu, Dec 10: Former Chief Minister and patron Peoples Democratic Party, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, Monday said that there was no alternative to his party in Jammu and Kashmir.“The way people have been supporting More

  • South Asia

Appoint special representative to monitor HR situation in JK: APHC (M)

Muslim League Organizes Seminar


Islamabad, Dec 10:  The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (M) PaK chapter on Monday made a passionate appeal to the United Nations urging the highest body to appoint special representative to monitor More

  • World

UAE Cabinet approves extradition agreement with India


Dubai, Dec 10: The UAE Cabinet has approved an extradition agreement with India which will allow the transfer of around 1,200 Indian convicts languishing in the Gulf nation to their home country to spend More

  • Bandipora

R&B deptt goes into hibernation

Vital projects stalled in Bandipora from last 5 years

Bandipora: Inordinate delay by the Roads and Buildings department in completion of various developmental projects across the district has raised question marks over its functioning. Many projects More

  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’


Since 2008, Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI), a volunteer-driven philanthropic organization with a focus on education in Kashmir, has been quietly supporting education of talented and deserving Kashmiri More

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