The language of farce!

Nirbhaya, Anamika, Damini, Amanat. Why?

Padma Rao Sundarji

The last 15 days of 2012 bore all the elements of Shakespearean drama: villainy, tragedy, comic farce, bawdiness, a horrendous beginning, a hope-awakening middle and finally a tragic end, when the rape victim died in hospital this morning.  The dramatis personae: the rulers, the ruled, the More

The Year of the Dog

2012 is on its way out and it is time for nostalgiaÖ (Sorry ZGM, didnít mean to step on your toes!)

Ajaz A. Baba

 1. Dogs and the Underdogs: For the Chinese 2012 may have been the Year of the Black Water Dragon but ask any Kashmiri and he will tell you that it was a Year of the Dog. Indeed the year saw the average Kashmiri becoming more of an underdog, literally as well as metaphorically.  It also More

Greater Kashmir is a window to my home

An interaction with Dr S N Ganjoo, a veteran Kashmiri Pandit who is settled in England but wants to come back and live his last moments in Kashmir

Person:My family was from Narparistan, Fateh Kadal, Srinagar. I was born there.  My father, engineer by profession, served at places like Baramulla, and Sopore. Finally he was posted at Muzaffarabad - itís a talk of pre 1947. I was those days studying at Amar Singh College More

Kashmir: Search for a Solution

Internal consensus in India, Pakistan and J&K is a must for reaching to a mutually agreed formulation

Dr Gull Wani

Last week, this column looked at Kashmir leadersí visit to Pakistan at different historical intervals, and their urge for involvement of all parties for a meaningful solution to Kashmir tangle. I have no access to what moderate Hurriyat leaders discussed at Delhi before leaving to Pakistan. It is More

  • Kashmir

Pulwama firing evokes widespread condemnation


Srinagar, Dec 29: Army soldiers resorting to indiscriminate firing at unarmed civilians at Pulwama in south Kashmir on Friday in which 15 civilians were wounded has evoked a widespread condemnation.SALAHUDDIN More

  • Srinagar City


HSCC to oversee upcoming Health institutions: Dwivedi

Srinagar, Dec 29: Government on Saturday finalized building plan for Mother and Childcare hospitals at Bemina here and said that work the ambitions project would be monitored by the Hospital Services Consultancy More

  • Jammu

NHRC puts Centre, State on notice

SecurityTo Sarpanchs, Panchs

Jammu, Dec 29:  Taking cognizance of the petition of RTI activist Raman Sharma regarding security of 33000 Panchs and Sarpanchs of Jammu and Kashmir, the National Human Rights Commission of India More

  • South Asia

Toxic cough syrup kills 12 more in Pak; toll 40


Lahore, Dec 29: At least 12 more men have died after drinking adulterated cough syrup in Pakistan's Punjab province, taking the death toll since last month to 40, officials said today. The total number More

  • GKeducation&Careers


Girls once again outshined boys in the merit list of the recently announced results of class 10th board exam. First three positions were shared by seven girls, while 255 students made it to the merit list More

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