For better or for verse

That if there is a meeting place as colorful as Delhi

Padma Rao Sundarji

Whether you take phrases from Kashmiri into Hindi and English or make them up on the spot, you Kashmiris have a seriously brilliant way with words.  Eitherways and when you’re around, I pounce on pen and paper with delight.   “Arrey, woh makhi ke par bhi nahin kaat sakta hai”, a More

Kashmir Beyond The Postcards

Underneath all the captivating pictures on postcards there is one hugely disturbing image of Kashmir

Kalpana Tikku

I remember a particular evening in Aug 2010, the time when the valley seemed nothing short of being declared a war zone.  I had managed to procure a huge supply of milk powder, rice grains and baby food to be distributed among the needy people in certain downtown localities of Srinagar.  More

Don’t miss your class

Because every minute matters when you are in a university

GK Magazine Desk

The teaching faculty of Kashmir University has come under severe criticism from students who say the faculty members often miss their class work which has affected their studies. The students from social sciences departments said sometimes the faculty do not attend to their classes regularly, while More

  • Kashmir

Delhi using Panchs, Sarpanchs as propaganda tool: Salah-ud-Din

‘Militants Now Mostly Operating In Hinterland As Change Of Strategy’


Srinagar, Nov 2: Hizbul Mujahideen Supremo Syed Salah-ud-Din Friday said that New Delhi was “exploiting Panchs and Sarpanchs to project Kashmir as pro-India” and that they will “continue to be targeted More

  • Srinagar City

Where has our morality gone?

Eve-teasing prevails while City helplessly remembers victims like Romana Javed. Comments Dr Fiaz Fazili

Eve-teasing is declining to recede, much like the undue pampering of youth by their parents. A latest complaint of eve-teasingwas reported by City Page, a few days back. It straight reminded me of the More

  • Jammu

2 IT officials sent on 7- day remand


Jammu, Nov 2: The Special Magistrate CBI Jammu SR Gandhi on Friday sent two Income Tax officials who were arrested after allegedly being caught red-handed while demanding illegal gratification to seven More

  • South Asia

18 die in Pak petrol station attack

Islamabad, Nov 2: At least 18 people, among them women and children, died in Pakistan Friday when gunmen opened fire at them after their van stopped for refuelling.The attack took place at a petrol station More

  • World

China must urgently address Tibet issues: UN

Geneva, Nov 2: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Friday urged China to promptly address the longstanding grievances of the Tibetans. She said she was disturbed by "continuing allegations More

  • Health

Fruit ripening protein discovered

London, Nov 2: Scientists have discovered a protein that ripens fruits early and could boost their value and sales dramatically. The finding would enable farmers to accelerate or delay the ripening More

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