In search of ‘legal sanctity’

So let's wait what comes out as `masters' not `slaves' are visiting Pakistan

Hassan Zainagairi

So Mirwaiz led hurayat is visiting Pakistan with puffed up chest and chin high up: ‘Not as slaves, but as owners’. And to seek ‘legal sanctity’ so that the impression of Kashmir being a bilateral issue ends.  These are the “lofty objectives”  and only ‘merchants of darkness’ are ‘afraid More

Modification of U.K. Travel Advisory

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office of U.K. has modified the Travel Advisory to its nationals for visiting J & K which is an achievement but more needs to be done to attract upmarket foreign tourists

M.Ashraf

There has been news that U.K. has lifted the adverse travel advisory to its nationals regarding visiting J & K. However, in fact, the adverse advice has been modified and not completely lifted. The actual changed advice reads, “We advise against all travel to Jammu and Kashmir with the exception More

Chaotic Hurriyat

We must be guided by reason, not by a blind emotion

FIDA IQBAL

For the last few weeks upcoming Hurriyat visit to Pakistan has turned out to be a matter of disagreement between two factions (moderates and hardliners) of Hurriyat. The disagreement on the issue has turned into extreme hostility. Leaders of two factions are exchanging harsh words to justify their More

Of Kashmir constitution

In response to Muhammad Nazir Fida's article

Ab. Qayoom Khan

This refers to the article “Sheikh and the Kashmir Constitution” by Muhammad Nazir Fida (11th December 2012).After Maharaja Hari Singh acceded to India on 26th of Oct 1947, the Indian Government was under tremendous international pressure to implement the UN Security Council resolutions passed More

  • Kashmir

High Court seeks family response to SIT report

TUFAIL MATOO KILLING CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 13: The High Court Thursday granted four weeks to the family of Tufail Matoo to file reply to the final report submitted by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the case. The SIT report More



  • Srinagar City

Forget subsidy,CCD at KU

TAXES STUDENTS

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 13: Notwithstanding the claims of Café Coffee Day, that its outlet at Kashmir University would offer subsidy to students and academicians, the CCD levies tax of 13% on every commodity sold More




  • Jammu

Govt initiates process for fast tracking recruitment

Formal Orders Issued For Prof Peer’s Appointment As Consultant

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 13: The state government Thursday issued formal orders for appointment of Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Peer as Consultant for “fast-tracking recruitment to non-gazetted posts.” The appointment orders More



  • South Asia

Civil Society from PaK to attend Intra-Kashmir conference in Jammu

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Dec 13: A high-level delegation comprising civil society representatives, intellectuals, jurists and traders from Pakistan administrative Kashmir on Friday left for Delhi to attend a two-day More



  • World

Britain plans more face-to-face visa interviews for students

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

London, Dec 13: Britain today said it would increase the number of face-to-face students interviews instead of just paper checks after a pilot study found abuse of the country's student visa system in More



  • Ganderbal

Voices against female foeticide go shriller

KWS ORGANIZES SEMINAR

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Ganderbal: In its endeavour to spread awareness about the menace of female foeticide, Khatoon Welfare Society (KWS), an NGO Thursday organized a seminar at Government Girls Higher Secondary School here More



  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’

BETTER EDUCATION

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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