We need a viable political organization competent enough to take decisions on its own
Z.G. MuhammadIt was a storm in teacup. That is how I looked at the ripples caused within a faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHCM) by the statement of its former Chairman Abdul Gani Bhat. He had stated that the United Nations resolutions on Kashmir ‘were not practically applicable in More
Has the Indian polity lost its sense of humour?
Anil AnandAmerican President D Eisenhower had once commented : “A sense of humour is part of the leadership, of getting along with the people, of getting things done.” The spirit of this valuable argument came alive, though negatively, when Mr Thol Thirumavalavan, a lesser known MP from a fringe political More
The new look and the old problems
FIDA IQBALIn 1973 in my sixth standard I had the chance to learn a Persian lesson—‘Dar rah yak na-bina aast, Dar dasti oee chiraag aast------’. The moral of the lesson was that a blind man walking on the street carrying a light in his hand would otherwise appear surprising, but he carries it (light) not for More
Their declining number should worry us
Irtiza HakakThis refers to the news about the declining number of house sparrows (passer domesticus) in Kashmir. There are many other birds whose declining numbers go unnoticed in this intricate biological web. Majority of the Kashmiri people seem to be 'indifferent' towards the decreasing number of birds.
NISAR AHMED THOKAR
Islamabad, May 13: The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Sunday said “artificial” Line of Control (LoC) dividing two Kashmirs would crumble like the Berlin Wall More
- Srinagar City
We were fed up of dog issue, says former President
DOG MENACE BUSINESS PART IV!
Srinagar, May 13: Breaking its prolonged silence, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals erstwhile top brass including the President and the Vice-President said they were so fed up of the More
Jammu, May 13: The food handlers – from chefs in restaurants to road side eateries – will have to pass a fitness test before seeking extension of the mandatory license in Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu More
- South Asia
London, May 13: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that there was insufficient evidence to arrest Lashkar-e-Toiba founder, Hafiz Saeed and even if the Mumbai terror attacks mastermind More
INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE
Washington, May 13: India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Pepsico's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi figure in Forbes' World's 20 Most Powerful Moms list topped by US More