Ambition kills

It has destroyed nations – individuals too

AJAZ UL HAQUE

Herodotus, the great historian of ancient times begins his classic HISTORY with the belief that ambition destroys. Nations were doomed and what caused it was an insatiable hunger to have more. An ambition which didn’t let their rulers be at peace with themselves. To seek that peace they could not More

On Nuclear Disarmament

The P-5 founded one of history’s biggest hypocrisies

Happymon Jacob

I was in Vienna the other day discussing strategic stability and nuclear politics with contemporaries from other nuclear-weapon possessing countries such as USA, Russia, China, Israel (!) and Pakistan. This ongoing initiative brings together mid-career analysts from these countries to deliberate on More

And I Believed I am a Writer

ZGM

For me memoirs, have ‘glory and freshness of a dream’, as the greatest of great bards says, ‘It is not now as it hath been of yore;- things I have seen I can see no more.’ Nevertheless, the ecstasy, which I get on revisiting the lanes and by lanes that have nursed and fondled me is always unbound More

Reinventing J&K Tourism

A fresh Marketing Perspective can change it all

Mansoor Ahmad Dar

Jammu & Kashmir is one of the ten special category states of India. The state has witnessed large depressions from last few decades in the form of militancy, strikes, destruction of infrastructure, etcetera with the result affecting both the revenue generation and livelihood of common masses residing More

Srinagar: whose baby is this, by the way?

NC calls it ‘home’, for PDP it is ‘centre’, yet this city cries for love

Arjimand Hussain Talib

Two feelings are distinctly perceptible among the people of Srinagar today – frustration and helplessness. Systematic marginalisation and disempowerment in recent years feeds frustration. The inability to be able to influence decisions related to its well-being fuels helplessness. Lack of a strong More

  • Kashmir

No end to power curtailments

Generation Dips, Pesky Power Cuts Irk Consumers

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Nov 17: With no improvement in power generation in the state and dip in discharge of rivers leading to fall in generation, Kashmir is witnessing severe power cuts, adding to woes of Valleyites More



  • Srinagar City

SMC strengthens anti-polythene army

BUILDING INSPECTORS TO OPERATE AS APOS

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 17: Gearing up his staff to tackle polythene menace more stringently, the Srinagar Municipal Corporation Commissioner (SMC), Commissioner Dr GN Qasba Saturday spoke tough on the issue even More




  • Jammu

Top govt functionaries in dock; HC seeks personal appearance

COMMON SENIORITY OF MEDICAL FACULTY

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 17: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has taken serious notice of the suggestion made by a high-level committee, constituted by the government, recommending common seniority list of the faculty members More



  • Court Watch

HC quashes detention order of Mushtaq-ul-Islam

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 17: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed detention order of chairman Muslim League Mushtaq-ul-Islam directing the government to release him immediately if he is not involved in some other More



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