Katju is Right But ....

We need the spirit of unity and not united India and Pakistan to resolve Kashmir


Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju has earned a reputation of plain-talking on public issues of importance. And he invariably tips his comments with a degree of shock value that makes them a subject of instant public debate. Not for him the language of euphemism or the diplomatic play More

All about quality

The challenge of taking higher education to a level higher than it is

Wasim Ali

In Higher Education Sector it would be understatement to say that everything is going in a right direction. Problems relating to higher education - privatization and commercialization, political interference and corruption, mismanagement and agitations, falling standards and irrelevance - are topics More

The End of the World Is (not) Nigh

Will Nibiru annihilate Earth on Friday? Scientists try (and fail) to calm fears

Shirley S Wang

Have you heard the doomsday theory about how a rogue planet is going to crash into Earth on Friday and kill us all?Amateur astronomer Bill Hudson says that it simply isn't true, and he can prove it—scientifically.The prediction is supposedly based on the end of a cycle of the Mayan calendar More

Of ‘megalomaniac’ leader

Geelani’s ‘antics’ make the life-line of Kashmir cause

Dr. S.A.Rehman

Geelani does not hold divinity on his sleeves, the frightening submission of which would numb one’s nerves from swatting him.  He has been criticized severely, in these columns too nth times. But credit must be given to him, he has, unlike many of his contemporary pro-resistance leaders, More

  • Kashmir

Official panel in search of ‘evidence’ on Salal power project

Committee Seeks Information On Pact from Government Of India

Return of Power Projects


Srinagar, Dec 18: What could give a setback to the return of power projects from the power giant National Hydel Power Corporation (NHPC), the Legal Committee formed to prepare “course of action” for seeking More

  • Srinagar City

CM to inaugurate heritage Zaina Kadal bridge on Dec 20


Srinagar, Dec 18: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is scheduled to inaugurate renovated heritage Zaina Kadal bridge in Old City here on Thursday December 20, officials said.  They said the bridge has More

  • Jammu

PDP a fountainhead of lies: Rana

Nagrota Dec 18: Chief Minister’s Political Advisor Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday said that Omar Abdullah is synonymous with peace, progress and prosperity of Jammu and Kashmir. He said PDP who have been More

  • World

India lost $123 billion in black money in a decade


Washington, Dec 18: India lost a whopping USD 123 billion in black money in 2001-2010, making it the eight largest victim of illicit financial outflow, a US-based research and advocacy organisation said More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Giving hope to Kashmir orphans

A young social activist is committed to better the lives of orphans



There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. But this door never opened for an unfortunate group of children in Kashmir who lost their childhood in past over two More

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