I switched off the TV in disgust!

Padma Rao Sundarji

This week, the capital was abuzz with talk of health issues.On the one hand, there was a loud, controversial, wholly illogical television debate on a leading English news channel on Thursday, centering around a tragic incident in Ireland.On the other  was a hope-awakening talk entitled More

Collusion Partners!

“…you see he kept coming back every year to apologize!”

Ajaz Baba

“Do you think it will last?” my friend who had been poring over last weeks’ newspapers said to no one in particular.“What?” I asked.“The coalition! It seems to be more of a collision sometimes. Like this fellow from one of the coalition partners is always lambasting the other party. And there More

Sarhad: Where differences melt

Here students from various conflict torn regions of India come close to each other

Saqib Malik

It has been often called as Oxford of the East and the Pensioners Paradise, but Pune has fast become a melting pot for several cultures and even the students from Kashmir are not hesitating to wear the Puneri pagdi .On the last working day, before Katraj-based Sarhad school shuts for its annual More

  • Kashmir

Gang-rape accused still at large

Special Team Constituted To Nab Culprits: Police


Shopian, Nov 16: The family of a girl allegedly gang-raped here last week, is awaiting justice as most of the accused are still at large. Police has till now arrested only one of the four accused More

  • Srinagar City

Winter feared deadly for dog sterilization

Experts press alarm button, seek pause


Srinagar, Nov 16: Kashmir’s harsh Himalayan winter can prove deadly for stray dogs undergoing sterilization at state-of-the-art sterilization facility at Shuhama even as experts have sought immediate halt More

  • Jammu



Jammu, Nov 16: A Member Parliament of ruling Congress Friday said the alliance with National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir was a compulsion for the party. “We have compulsion to be in alliance with More

  • News

Story behind the photo: Journalist’s 11-month-old son killed in Gaza strikes


Gaza, Nov 16: The front page photo on Thursday’s Washington Post tells, in a single frame, a very personal story from Wednesday’s Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip. Jihad Misharawi, a BBC Arabic journalist More

  • Court Watch

HC dismisses petition



Srinagar, Nov 16: The High Court Friday dismissed the petition challenging the appointment of present director health services Kashmir, Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman. Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir while announcing More

  • Kupwara

Under-staffed Wildlife deptt goes into hibernation

Man-animal conflict consumes 24 lives in 2 years

Kupwara: Wildlife department has failed to check increasing incidents of man-animal conflict in this north Kashmir district. In past two years, 24 people have been killed by leopards and bears and More

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