Killing humanity at Gaza

For what crime are they being killed?

Hassan Zainagairi

 World’s fourth largest military is relentlessly attacking a defenseless besieged population in Gaza. As I begin composing this text the death toll has risen to 112 with 400 injured. The casualties have overwhelmingly been civilians, including women and children. Israel has suffered death of More

Where do we breathe

It's the story of an occupation where we have the whole city occupied by vehicles, shops and the noise thereof

Dr. Rumana Makhdoomi

I need a certification immediately!  Has the city of Srinagar been sold?  I dare not imagine that this catastrophe has happened, but looking at the shrinking space that is available to a commoner for a walk or a stroll – I am compelled to think otherwise.Lal Chowk, the business hub of More

For a better society

It's all about making a distinction between right and wrong

Rafia Tafazzul

Should we accept what is happening in the society or make conscious efforts to change it for better. To change the existing genotype and adopted memories is a challenge but it has to start somewhere. Every one of us shares a responsibility towards the devastating social structure and ethical values More

On Being Not Dead

And in a blink, the lights start turning green.

Bill Hayes

One  night last year I called my friend Oliver and told him to meet me on the roof of our apartment building. He lives three flights down from me. I had pulled together a simple dinner — roast chicken, good bread, olives, cherries, wine. We ate at a picnic table. I’d forgotten wineglasses, so More

  • Kashmir

British High Commission team in Valley

Envoys Discuss Human Rights Situation With SHRC Officials


Srinagar, Nov 22: For the first time in the past nearly two decades of unrest in Kashmir, a high level team of the British High Commission in Islamabad and New Delhi are jointly making an on-the-spot assessment More

  • Srinagar City

From cozy offices,SMC top brass takes to streets

Dr Qasba does Gandhigiri in City centre, intensifies Anti-Polythene drive


Srinagar, Nov 22: The next time someone argues with you over use of polythene, do give a second thought, if you want to resist his “uncalled for intervention”. Reasons: You may end up in trouble and could More

  • Jammu

People sick of present government: Mehbooba

NC Never Allowed Democracy To Flourish: Qarra


Poonch, Nov 22: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti Thursday lambasted the state government for what she termed its failure on all fronts and said that people want to get rid More

  • GKeducation&career

Story of an exemplary teacher

A government school teacher employs teachers in a remote government high school and pays their salary from his own pocket



In a remote government high school in Poshkreeri, zone Mattan, Anantnag, around 60kms from Srinagar, Ghulam Muhammad Sheikh, 47, attends to his duty an hour before the school starts. And he is the last More

  • Kangan

Roadblock hits construction of Bamluna spill channel

Affected farmers demand compensation at market rate

Bamluna (Kangan): The farmers whose land has been acquired for construction of a water spill channel from Wangat to Kijpora have demanded compensation at existing market rates.  Authorities have acquired More

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