A collective loss

Ideology canít politicize human blood


Certain subjects demand repetition. We commemorate the anniversaries of our lost souls and pay tributes to them every year. This may sound an endless exercise but (for the colossal meaning it carries for us) Ė is historically significant. One such incident is Prof. Abdul Ahad Wani's killing that shocked More

Reflections on violence against women

The girl left the world leaving behind some pointed questions for the living!

Happymon Jacob

The unfortunate victim of the Delhi gang rape is no more. May her soul rest in peace. I have long believed that rape is merely a symptom of the deep-rooted violence that exists against women in our societies. Quoting the Delhi police, the India Today reported sometime back that a woman is raped every More

How Safe is Your Kitchen?

Avoid accidents and burns with easy safety tips

Aamir Ali

Thousands of fire incidents occur every year in which many residential structures are also involved. Majority of the fire incidents, in residential houses, have actually emanated from the kitchen, while cooking food, which had been left unattended, on the stove. In our culture, kitchen is not just More

Of A Sad Day


Lullabies, which I heard were perhaps different.  Many a time, when I look back, I start believing that my grandmother was Madam Lafarge, in cradlesongs; with all deftness, she knit Ďall the chapters of our tragedy.í She sang of cavalry chasing the unarmed to the rivulet and drowning them to death More

Omarís case for 12th 5-year plan

So do J&Kís priorities support the 8 per cent growth target set for 2012-17?

Arjimand Hussain Talib

In theory, activities in a plan are designed to help achieve objectives of a goal. Such activities need to clearly demonstrate through quantifiable outputs and outcomes how those objectives could be achieved.Jammu & Kashmir state yet again has set a growth target of 8 per cent for the 12th 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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