Kashmiri Leaders In Pakistan: Now and Then

How and in what manner tectonic plates of sub-continental politics have shifted

Dr Gull Wani

Moderate Kashmiri leaders are on a weeklong visit to Pakistan to have a dialogue with a cross section of political opinion. The purpose of the visit would be to bring Kashmir to the forefront and stress on Islamabad to bring Kashmir back on its agenda. The leaders claim that time has come to take More

Alleged Per-Pet-Horrors!

My son has one of these terrible Alaged Phut-phut-motors

Ajaz A. Baba

Remember that ad on the TV in which the guy who has a morsel of chicken stuck in his teeth carries a cackling hen on his head all day long? Well one of my friends is just like that. Even if a minor issue attaches itself to his mind he carries not only a hen but the whole chicken coop on his head. More

The layers of reservation

And under the heap lay crushed those who compete under open merit

Azmat Alam Khan

Reservation refers to a positive discrimination by virtue of which a concession is extended to certain sections of society to compensate the socio-economic discrimination they faced in past. Over the years this welfare measure, envisaged as a temporary provision initially, has grown into a menace More

The Resilient Society

Why Pakistan is not a failed state

Michael Kugelman

It’s been about a week since the Connecticut school massacre, and Americans are still grieving.Yet we’re comforted by the thought that, with time, the bereaved community of Newtown will bounce back. Students will return to school, and victims’ families will somehow get on with their lives. This More

  • Kashmir

‘My 14-yr old son is not a militant’

Palhallan Family Pleads Innocence


Baramulla, Dec 22: Rebuffing the police claim that the boy arrested in Raipora Palhallan is involved in the killing of a Sarpanch, the family of boy has accused the police of falsely implicating their More

  • Srinagar City

In winter, Shaher-e-Khaas turns hub of delicious Harissa

Freezing temperature increases demand of traditional mutton delicacy


A soothing aroma of steaming spices fills cold air in a congested lane leading to Aali Kadal area of Shaher-e-Khaas. Braving bone chilling cold, people in small groups jostle through dense fog in wee hours More

  • Jammu

Govt recommends inclusion of Gojri in Constitution


Jammu, Dec 22: Jammu and Kashmir government has recommended Gojri language for inclusion in the eighth schedule of Indian constitution. Official sources said that the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah More

  • News

Kashmir resolution must for peace in South Asia: Nawaz Sharief

Jamaat Reiterates Unconditional Support To Kashmiris



Islamabad, Dec 22: The former Prime Minister of Pakistan and the president of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Mian Nawaz Sharief has said that peace and stability in South Asia hinges on a peaceful and negotiated 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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