We the self-righteous?

Need to introspect and reshape our behaviour

Firdous Syed

 Before Eid our stopgap driver despite my absolute reluctance succeeded in forcing his decision on us to go on leave. Obviously my reluctance was owing to the fact that the absence of a driver will turn me into an errand boy. For a lazy person like me the worst was the thought of distributing More

Palestine Can? We Can’t?

Palestinian IT Industry growing at 20% annually!

Junaid Azim Mattu

Successive State Governments in J&K have had the inexhaustible luxury of numerous excuses to hide their incompetence behind. And the most abused excuse to explain the misrule and planning failures in our State has been the political turmoil and instability that we have witnessed. Our roads are More

Who cares!

Obama or Romney? Does it matter for the Muslim world?

Mehboob Makhdoomi

Succeeding John McCain, the Republican presidential nominee in the 2008 US elections, Willard Mitt Romney is running for the United States presidency in 2012 against the same Democratic candidate Barack Obama. Romney, an American businessman, has served as the 70th Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 More

Towards quality education

Children need attention, both at home and school

Pupinder S Bali

Education is the key to unlocking J&K’s economic future. In the next few decades, we may have one of largest young workforces ready to contribute to our economy. But will these young men and women be adequately trained and qualified? Will they possess the knowledge, the confidence and creativity 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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