Listen to Farooq Sheikh

There is a case for investing in films on Kashmir


AT a seminar in Kashmir University, veteran Bollywood actor Farooq Sheikh had an advice for Valley’s businessmen: finance films that will portray sufferings of Kashmiris. “People from other states won’t come to your help. Tell me how  can Punjabi businessmen or people from other states More

Understanding Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah

Taking potshots at him won't do, we need to study him from a historical perspective

Dr. Nyla Ali Khan

The annoying salvos and barbs hurled by the honchos of the PDP and the NC at one another don’t interest me, nor are they intellectually stimulating. What I do find particularly ridiculous and pathetic, to say the least, are the constant and untiring efforts of Mufti Saheb’s daughter and her coterie More

School first

From here you learn the value of values

Ikram Ullah

When we are young the first lessons of character, honesty, moral ethos and cultural probity are given at home by our parents, primarily by our mothers. A mother is usually seen as the force that chisels or shapes the lives of children. Thus begins our education of character and morality. School plays More

Wetland Reserves

We need a Peoples’ movement to protect this wealth

Mufti Mubashir

Wetlands are an important link in maintaining ecological balance. They provide support and stabilize climate conditions. They are also responsible for Acquifer Recharging and ground water discharge. The government of Jammu and Kashmir recently transferred 12758 kanals of land to forest department More

  • Kashmir

KUTA pitches for ‘one-man-one-post’ arrangement

Holds Seminar On Annual Day

Srinagar, Nov 6: Kashmir University Teachers Association (KUTA) Tuesday held a day-long seminar on “Contemporary Issues in Higher Education.” A KU spokesman said the seminar was organized to mark More

  • Srinagar City

City must go for vertical expansion!

Given the fast shrinking land in this historic City in the heels of hills, the only way out is vertical expansion, comments Er Ashraf Fazili

DURING the past about 23 centuries, Srinagar has been witness to many transformations, be it in its nomenclature or location with changing rulers like Purana Dishthina (old capital) –now Pandrethan to More

  • Jammu


Ravi Canal Project


Jammu, Nov 6: Ravi Tawi Irrigation Canal project has finally turned to be a bone of contention between PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Minister Taj Mohi-ud-Din and Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather More

  • PaK

2-day intra-Kashmir women’s conference begins in Muzaffarabad


Muzaffarabad, Nov 6: A two-day intra-Kashmir cross LoC women’s dialogue commenced here on Tuesday. The conference is being held under the aegis of 'AJK Women for Peace Organisation' (AJKWPO) and the More

  • Tangdhar

6 yrs on, Baghbela-Chitterkot road awaits macdamisation

Locals accuse BRO authorities of inordinate delay

Tangdhar: Inordinate delay by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to macadamize the Baghbela- Chitterkot road has become a source of inconvenience for the inhabitants.  Widening of the Baghbela- Chitterkot More

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