From individual to collective

`I' can dream only, but `We' can bring about revolution

Firdous Syed

How many of us feel a genuine need for a change?  Or else let us strive to deal with this question the other way around. How many of us are satisfied with the situation we find ourselves in? Feeling satisfied? That is the trickiest question.  Seldom one comes across a person who feels More

Bollywood and Tourism?

What ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ did for Spain!

Junaid Azim Mattu

Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif are all set to be in the Valley for the longest shooting stint Kashmir has seen in the last 12 years. Shooting for ‘Bang Bang’ - Siddharth Anand’s official remake of the Tom Cruise starer - ‘Knight and Day’, the crew is expected to shoot in Kashmir over a nearly 50 More

Towards excellence

What need be done to ensure better results

G. N. Wadoo

Private schools have again shown excellent performance in Matric (secondary) results session 2012 with Mallinson, Convent, Green Valley, R. P. School in row while other private schools of the valley have also got satisfactory results. On the contrary, government schools have not been able to prove More

What’s so funny?

Using humor to reverse-engineer the mind

Tim Lewens

Books about humour are rarely funny. Why should they be? Their goal, after all, is to explain the workings of the comic, not to make people laugh. Understanding why jokes are funny isn’t amusing in itself, just as the process of understanding why ice cream tastes good doesn’t produce pleasurable gustatory More

  • Kashmir

Fresh snowfall in upper reaches, rains lash plains

Snow Adds Color To New Year Festivities At Gulmarg


Srinagar, Dec 28: While the plains in Kashmir received light rainfall, heavy snowfall was Friday recorded in the upper reaches including the world-famous tourist resort of Gulmarg.  Kargil, Drass More

  • Srinagar City

LD hospital sans round-the-clock heating arrangements

Patients shiver in freezing cold



Srinagar, Dec 28: In a surprising move which is taking a heavy toll on patients including newborns in freezing cold, authorities at the Kashmir’s lone maternity hospital Lal Ded here operate the heating More

  • Jammu

Highway closed on Friday evening


Ramban, Dec 28: Fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions led to the closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway on Friday evening. However, officials said the situation will be reviewed Saturday morning keeping More

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