K J M VARMABeijing, Jan 9: A Tibetan monk has committed self- immolation, taking the total number to 15 in recent months apparently seeking the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet as China tightened control of the Buddhist monasteries to prevent the recurring suicide attempts. The 40-year-old Nyage Sonamdrugyu More
'Instead of help, bullets were pumped into his chest'
SUHAIL AJMAL/G M BHAT
Shahgund (Bandipore), Jan 9: On Saturday (January 7) Hajira completed her household chores early as her son, Mehrajudin Hajam, had promised her that he would take her to SK Institute of Medical Sciences More
- Srinagar City
'Encourage kids to play with nature'
SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI
Srinagar, Jan 9: For Danish Me'raj, 6, building snowman has been a longtime desire. "Last year papa and mummy did not allow me to go out in snowÖ This time it took me three hours to build this one," says More
Upset over lack of information on highway condition
Jammu, Jan 9: More than 2,000 Kashmir-bound passengers were stranded in Jammu because of the closure of the Jammu-Srinagar highway since the past three days after heavy snowfall and rain lashed the state More
- South Asia
Islamabad: The bodies of 10 Pakistani soldiers, reported missing after a clash with militants last month, were found in the country's restive northwestern tribal belt today, the second such incident in More
Washington, Jan 9: Unprecedented levels of greenhouse gases are disrupting normal patterns of glaciation, setting back the process of the earth's cooling as it did in its prehistoric past. That may More