Defeating the Disability

He has created a world of his own in his small room.

Mohammad Tabish

On 10th of November, I along with Mr Farooq Nazki noted writer and poet, left under the warm winter sun of Delhi to see a man who Mr Nazki named as Veerinder Patwari. After cowering a long distance on the busy roads of Delhi, then over the miserably stinking Yamuna, it wasn’t any difficulty finding More

Picturing Kashmir

In response to a review on Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Shahnawaz Shah

This is in response to the recently published piece in your newspaper titled Enhancing Stereotype - a review on JAB TAK HAI JAAN. Basically we should realize that Bollywood is purely a commercial industry made to make monetary benefits. If we see the movies which were made here in mid nineties they  More

Preserving endangered Urdu periodicals

British Library awards UChicago £52,247 grant to preserve endangered Urdu periodicals

The University of Chicago has been awarded a £52,247 grant from the British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme, funded by Arcadia, for the digitization and preservation of 60 rare and endangered Urdu language periodicals. With the grant, digital images of magazines and journals will be produced More

Promote Safety

Media reports suggest that all is not well with tourism in Kashmir

Sajjad Bazaz

Last week J&K state tourism authorities unveiled their intentions to promote J&K as a major tourist destination. A sort of public private partnership plan was put forth to woo their support in attracting tourists. The plan became debatable when the tourism authorities came out in public with More

  • Kashmir

Shia-Sunni unity: Geelani to lead ‘peace march’ in Srinagar


Srinagar, Dec 3: The Hurriyat Conference (G) is organizing a peace march on December 5 (Wednesday) from downtown Srinagar under the leadership of its chairman Syed Ali Geelani.   “We will offer More

  • Srinagar City

‘Unwanted curfews’ irk Shaher-e-Khaas traders



Srinagar, Dec 3: The traders of old City, the Shaher-e-Khaas are up in arms against the government for “imposing unwanted curfews in the area” for the past few days adding that the business has been badly More

  • Jammu

Income Rs 89,000; Assets Rs 3.40 crore

Ex-Minister Charge-Sheeted In Disproportionate Assets Case


Jammu, Dec 3: After more than 23 years of investigation, Jammu and Kashmir Vigilance Organisation Monday presented charge-sheet against a former minister and MLA Reasi for allegedly acquiring assents disproportionate More

  • Court Watch

JK Chief Secretary gets 1 day to file compliance report

‘Bureaucrats Need To Be Pulled Up For Taking Judicial Process For Granted’



Srinagar, Dec 3: The Jammu and Kashmir Monday granted one more day to the Chief Secretary to file a compliance report in a case of rehabilitation of poor girls ‘exploited in the garb of providing jobs More

  • World

Now we have a state: Abbas

Ramallah, West Bank, Dec 3: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas returned to the West Bank after winning upgraded UN status for the Palestinians, telling cheering crowds: “Yes, now we have a state.”  More

  • Pulwama

Pulwama sans lavatories

People face inconvenience

Pulwama: Failure of the municipal authorities to construct public lavatories here is causing immense problems to the people. Though Pulwama was accorded district status nearly three decades ago it sans More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Student Counseling:An area of darkness

There’s a pressing need to make counseling services available in government schools, universities and colleges



As reports of student stress and suicides because of academic,peer, and parental pressures multiply, country top schools managements have been forced to wake up to the importance of student counseling More

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