Trust Deficit and Beyond

Will the women group take the lead?

Z.G. Muhammad

Scepticism and disbelieving about anything coming from New Delhi has largely become our second nature.  This trust deficit is not needless. It has a history. Sixty-five years long history, dating back to first Indian Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.  Notwithstanding, my disbelief, I see More

Cabinet rejig

A missed opportunity for Rahul Gandhi

Anil Anand

  Did the UPA Cabinet reshuffle or more aptly the rejig- 2012 really had the Rahul Gandhi imprint? If the hype and hoopla created by the Gandhi family loyalists and a strong section of the media, in the run up to the much awaited exercise, indicating at a bigger role for the Gandhi family scion More

The 'Mona Lisa' of literature

400 years on, "Hamlet" still is the undiscovered country that puzzles our will

S. Jagadisana/M.S. Nagarajan

Nothing can please many and please long but just representations of human nature.- Samuel JohnsonT.S. ELIOT declared in 1919, with a nonchalance uncharacteristic of a sober scholar-critic, that "Hamlet" "is most certainly an artistic failure... Hamlet (the man) is dominated by an emotion More

On moral ground

How morality can win the war on climate change

Dr. Manzoor Ahmad Yetoo

The climate movement must go beyond preaching economics and science. We must create a moral imperative that inspires us to act. To get people involved in the war on climate change we must weave environmental awareness into our codes of conduct.The reasons why more people are not demanding action More

  • Kashmir

Kashmir college students under CCTV scanner

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU!

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 4: Colleges across Kashmir have started to install closed circuit television cameras to “keep a track on student activities in the campuses”—an initiative that has drawn flak from students More



  • Srinagar City

PDD succumbs to influence of Babus and Netaas

No action taken against Friends Colony power theft accused

Follow up

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Nov 4: Power Development Department has seemingly succumbed to influence of high profile people who were allegedly caught stealing power at their posh Friends Enclave villas last week, as till More




  • Jammu

Legal impediments delay SRDC constitution

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Nov 4: Legal impediments and bureaucratic hassles are delaying the constitution of much-awaited State Road Development Corporation in Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources told Greater Kashmir More



  • South Asia

Voices for empowering PAK-Gilgit-Baltistan admn go shriller

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Nov 4: Speakers at a seminar here stressed on the need for giving a true democratic system to the people of Northern Areas by providing all powers to their elected representatives and officials More



  • World

OBAMA, ROMNEY IN FINAL PUSH: OBAMA HAS EDGE

Washington, Nov 4: As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney go on a final campaign sprint, new polls in two smaller battleground states show a close race in one and a five point advantage for the president in another More



  • Health

Less is better,when it comes to salt

Washington, Nov 4: A simple measure that could go a long way in enhancing public health -- limit salt intake to less than 1,500 mg or about three-fourths of a teaspoon each day -- is the subject of an More



  • Tangmarg

PHE supplies contaminated drinking water to Tangmarg

PUTS VILLAGERS HEALTH AT RISK,GOVT IN HIBERNATION

Tangmarg: Unabated supply of contaminated drinking water by the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department is taking a heavy toll on the health of inhabitants of many villages here. Experts state More



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