Deconstructing the date

Certain events and persons always nag the collective mind

Mehmood ur Rashid

5th December is a state holiday in J&K, marking the birth anniversary of late Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah. In the statist narrative it is like Gandhi Jayanti for J&K. They say that the person who was born on 5th of December gave us freedom from the Dogra Autocratic Rule. They say it and stop More

Gujral, Kalam and the Bharat Ratna

Gujral made Kalam a living icon and in doing so he also earned a name

Raj Chengappa

Former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who died on Friday at the age of 92, was widely regarded as a peacenik. His goateed beard and affable demeanour enhanced that image. With his brother Satish being a famous painter, Gujral was equally at ease in the world of art, culture and literature as he More

Winter ahead

Why donít we produce to become self sufficient ?

Dr. Farooq Ahmad Peer

The winter in Kashmir Valley has set in. The chilly waves are blowing making the life difficult. With time, the chill will intensify to test the patience of the people here. There will be increase in the problems of the people in every sector of life.       & More

One voice, one aim

We all must join hands to defeat those who want to sectarianise Kashmir


For the last many days several parts of the Srinagar city were under curfew and strict restrictions were imposed in other areas. This is not a new experience for the people of the city, particularly for that of old city. Administration very often uses this tool to curb demonstrations and dissent and More

  • Kashmir

LC poll results today

Coalition will triumph: Soz; Canít predict: PDP


Srinagar, Dec 5: For the first time in past three decades Jammu and Kashmir would move closer to filling four berths in Upper House of the state Legislature when results of the polls to the four Legislative More

  • Srinagar City

SKIMS celebrates 30th Annual Day

*State Health Policy Has Shortcomings: Chib

*Says urgent upgradation Necessary in JK Hospitals


Srinagar, Dec 5: Admitting shortcomings in stateís health policy, the Minister for Medical Education, RS Chib Wednesday said that there was an urgent need for infrastructure development in various healthcare More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Student Counseling: An area of darkness

Thereís 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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