Oh! They Have An Agenda

Will APHC in its new avatar articulate public issues?

PUNCHLINE By Z.G. Muhammad

Prodding and prompting are not synonymous.Prodding gets on one’s nerves as against this prompting stirs the thinking process.I admire prompting by friends on the social networks but am averse to prodding. On the exposure of the examination scandal involving Education Minister, Peerzada Muhammad More

Of generic names

Let us understand what generic drug means

DRUG POLICY By Rashid Ahmad

Generic drugs are just as safe as the trademarked "name brand" drugs for which they substitute. Generic drugs are those which contain the same active ingredient (the ingredient which acts to cure the condition the medicine is used to treat) in the same quantity as a brand-name drug. Generic medicines More

We salute your `integrity'

Mr. Peerzadah we have no words to describe you

FLIPSIDE By Hishma Nazir

It is like a thief having looted an office, happy and contented suddenly being caught. Panic fills him and in this confusion, his immediate argument is ‘It is Sunday, employees holiday. How come you are here?’ Such was the statement of our minister who holds the most prestigious sector of our government More

Follow religion

In US they do it, why can't we do it in Kashmir

HORIZONS By Mehboob Makhdoomi

Islam is to be practiced round the clock. It governs the whole life of a Muslim However, its classification is not confined to ‘obligatory’ (Fard) and ‘forbidden’ (Haraam) alone, but goes further to ‘Permissible’ (Mubah), Recommended (Mustahab) and ‘discouraged’ (Makrooh). Anyone, who claims to be More

  • Kashmir

Cong should heed public sentiment: Padgaonkar

‘People in JK yearn for accountability, transparency in governance’


UMER MAQBOOLSrinagar, Feb 19: A day after Union Minister and National Conference (NC) president Dr Farooq Abdullah made it clear that United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi is yet to More

  • Srinagar City

Khayam-Khanyar road widening goes messy

Locals, admin lock horns over compensation; work on in patches


Srinagar, Feb 19: The much awaited widening of the Nowpora–Khanyar road seems to have gone chaotic as the project is going on in patches brining no respite for traffic streamlining on this key road to More

  • Jammu

Vohra, Omar, ors greet people

Jammu: Governor N N Vohra has extended warm greetings to the people on the occasion of Mahashivratri, which is celebrated as Herath by the Kashmiri Pandits. In his message of greetings and good wishes More

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