The Culture Literacy

Are you able to enjoy Ghalib or Hafiz to the hilt?

Muhammad Maroof Shah

Are we cultured? For many it is an indecent question that may hurt if bluntly asked.  But literacy should include culture literacy and if it doesn’t what it is for? Culture is linked with metaphysics of a given society and is assimilated by its people if there are viable institutions that include More

The practitioner of Islamic Polity

The second volume of the autobiography sheds light on Geelani as a political leader

Book: Wular Kinaray – IIAuthor: Syed Ali Shah GeelaniPublisher: Millat Publications HyderporaPrice: Rs 450Reviewer: Dr Sheikh Showkat HussainMail: showkat_hussain@rediffmail.com Literature More

Kashmir’s individuality

Banking on the untapped source material and reliable evidences

Book: Kashmir RediscoveredAuthor: Dr Abdul AhadPublishers: Adam Publishers & DistributorsReviewer: Abdul Rashid KhanThe book Kashmir Rediscovered is an interesting and very useful piece of work by Dr. Abdul Ahad. The author has vividly explained the historical More

GK SHELF
Title: Engaging the Muslim World By: Juan Cole Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Revised Updated edition: September 14, 2010)Description: With clarity and concision, Juan Cole disentangles the key foreign policy issues that America is grappling More

  • Kashmir

10 years on, JK Sports Council sits on ‘urgent matter’

‘Tainted’ Official Enjoys Plum Position; Government Goes Lenient

FAKE CERTIFICATE CASE

Srinagar, Nov 14: In an outrageous case of official negligence, the J&K State Sports Council has brazenly overlooked the ‘authentication of certificates’ of an official which proved that he had “mischievously More



  • Srinagar City

Omar supports skewed bridge

Says nothing wrong with Tedha design, ridicules critics

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Nov 14: Breaking his silence on the construction of “controversial” skewed bridge, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday said there was nothing wrong with the project and hinted that Peoples More




  • Jammu

NHPC to set up institute in Kashmir

HYDRO POWER TRAINING

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 14: National Hydel Power Corporation would be establishing a hydero power training institute in Kangan area of Ganderbal. Sources said the National Power Training Institute (NPTI) will More



  • South Asia

Education now compulsory for Pakistan children

Islamabad, Nov 14: Pakistan has made education free and compulsory for children aged between five and 16. Pakistan's National Assembly Tuesday unanimously passed the right to free and compulsory education More



  • World

Hu, Wen bow out; Xi to take over as new boss

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, Nov 14: Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao bowed out of the top leadership of the ruling Communist Party of China today after a 10-year stint in power, as the Party's key Congress More



  • Health

‘SCREEN CHILDREN TOO FOR DIABETES’

NOV 14 IS WORLD DIABETES DAY AND CHILDREN'S DAY

ANJALI OJHA

New Delhi, Nov 14: If you are under the impression that diabetes is an old man's disease, you are wrong. More and more children are falling prey to this lifestyle disease and doctors say it is best to More



  • Ganderbal

Maternity hospital Wayil sans medicare facilities

Patients suffer, authorities mute

Wayil (Ganderbal): Signifying messy state of affairs in Kashmir’s healthcare system, the mini- maternity hospital at Wayil here sans basis medicare facilities coupled with shortage of medicos and paramedics More



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