Sarpanch killed

Condemnation yes, but it needs a bit more


Another man falls. Ghulam Muhammad Lone is the sixth sarpanch to have been shot dead since the panchayat elections of April 2011. That makes the whole scene so scary for aspiring sarpanches. Besides increasing the security concerns for the state, such tragedies deepen the problem on moral plane.  More

NCTC and India’s federal future

The ongoing debate about NCTC would have deeper implications

Happymon Jacob

The Chief Ministers’ Conference scheduled to take place in New Delhi tomorrow is unlikely to be the venue where the issue of setting up a National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) will be finally settled. Most non-Congress CMs are unlikely to attend the meeting, and even if they attend they may not More

Great Conqueror

I have many tales to tell about Jajeer


I am not sure, if it stages a comeback.  It has almost disappeared from the social scene and no more makes its presence felt by its aroma filling the air in old time ‘bhahtakhs’, da’wa khanas or modern day drawing rooms. Its musical sound no more mixes with songs of thrush and doves in the old More

Fake medicine

Dispensing is integral to prescribing

Dr. Javid Iqbal

While the controversy over spurious drug supply to state health institutions rages, an important aspect of health care is being overlooked. It may be differently categorized; however it is high time to look at the state of our dispensing, as it is integral to prescribing medicine. Pharmacy is the More

My Teacher, Guide and Colleague

Prof. Muhammad Ishaq Khan was a historian with deep commitment and focus

Prof Bashir Ahmad Khan

Prof. Khan's profile, for its depth and reach, is formidable. He authored several books on various significant themes of Kashmir history. He historical research was fresh and pathbreaking. His articles got published in journals of international repute. He held some vital academic and administrative More

  • Kashmir

Liyaqat not involved in any killing: JK Police tells NIA


Srinagar, Apr 13: Jammu and Kashmir Police is learnt to have told the National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Saturday that Syed Liyaqat Shah was returning to Kashmir under the Government’s rehabilitation More

  • Srinagar City

Cable Car to Makhdoom Sahib (RA) shrine successfully tested

To be commissioned next month


Srinagar, Apr 13: The much awaited cable car to Makhdoom Sahib (RA) shrine on the foothills of Koh-e-Maran here was successfully tested on Saturday clearing decks for its commissioning next month.   More

  • Jammu

Omar for decongesting Srinagar, Jammu

Rs 40000 Cr Multimode Mobility System For Capital Cities On Cards


Jammu, Apr 13: Underlining the need for development of new housing colonies on modern lines in the peripheries of Srinagar and Jammu cities, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday asked the Housing Department More

  • GKeducation&career

Who cares for Government-run schools?

Most of the government middle schools in the city are without proper infrastructure and lack basic facilities for students



A government school teacher with a book in hand is sitting on her chair teaching a class outside the school building.The students, with their notebooks open, listen to her carefully while sitting on the More

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