The party first

Belated realization of Omar Abdullah that party mattersImpressions

Binoo Joshi

 For once,  it seems that  Chief Minister Omar Abdullah   has realized  that  party  makes the government  not the vce versa.  His party, National Conference,  was hoping for the day to come, when their leader would talk about the party and the More

The Gadkari factor

Of corruption charges and the BJP politics

Anil Anand

      Is the BJP president Mr Nitin Gadkari really out of the woods? Well, the Rashtriya Sawayam Sangh (RSS), who had pressed an emergency button to bail him out of the controversy erupting due to his alleged involvement in dubious business deals, may like to think so. But More

The jobless and the employed

Is overseas employment corporation a damp squib?

Muzaffer Ahmed Bhat

Apropos the news item published in your esteemed paper on 02-11-2012. This that more than six lac unemployed  youth are registered with the department of Employment is incorrect. In fact most of these people have registered themselves for seeking a government job. The much publicised perception More

Critic's eye

Reconstructing literary criticism down the centuries

M.S. NAGARAJAN

Literary criticism is nearly as old as literature. Though, according to the western tradition, its origins can be traced to the 4th century AD (Aristophanes is believed to be the founding father), the term ‘criticism' — as applied to the study and analysis of a body of writing — developed only in More

  • Kashmir

High Court pulls up SIT over slow probe

‘File Report Or Charge-Sheet By November 30’

TUFAIL MATOO CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 12: The Jammu and Kashmir High court Monday directed the Special Investigation Team, probing the killing of 12th class student Tufail Matoo of Saidakadal here, to complete the probe and file More



  • Srinagar City

LD Hospital new block inauguration delayed

UEED forgets timely construction of STP

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Nov 12: The new block at Valley’s sole maternity hospital, the LD Hospital will not be thrown open for public in December as scheduled but is feared to be delayed by a year. Reasons:  Authorities More




  • Jammu

‘Gandhi intended to make Urdu India’s official language’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Kishtwar, Nov 12: In connection with World Urdu Day and birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalaam Azad, Kishtwar Campus University of Jammu in collaboration with National Council for promotion of Urdu Language More



  • South Asia

Karachi violence toll 83

Islamabad, Nov 12: The week-long toll in the violence in Pakistan's port city of Karachi rose to 83 Monday after two more people were shot dead in target killings.Sindh Inspector General of Police Fayyaz More



  • World

Russia to help exhume Arafat's remains

Gaza, Nov 12: Russian experts will be part of an international group tasked with exhuming the body of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, alleged to have been poisoned by polonium, Palestinian President More



  • Health

To fight diabetes, development alone won't do: IDF chief

NOVEMBER 14 -WORLD DIABETES DAY

ANJALI OJHA

New Delhi, Nov 12: Development without any focus on health is the reason for the increasing burden of lifestyle diseases like diabetes, International Diabetes Federation President Jean Claude Mbanya said More



  • Kangan

Desecration of graveyard triggers protest at Sumbal

LOCALS ALLEGE CONTRACTOR-OFFICIAL NEXUS, DEMAND ACTION

SUHAIL AJMAL

Sumbal (Bandipora), Nov 12: People on Tuesday staged massive protest against alleged desecration of a graveyard at Tengpora here and demanded action against the accused.   Hundreds of people More



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