Balcony of the river house

Whenever the world is too much for me, I scurry into the comfort and warmth of this house

Santosh Bakaya

“Fools build houses for wise men to stay in”. This was the constant refrain of my husband whenever I voiced the desire of owning a house.“I won’t mind being called a fool so long as I have a house of my own”, was my constant rejoinder to his irritating refrain.The battle of wits raged on, More

Life and Result

Failing in the exams, not end of the world

Javaid Malik

A girl ending her life and ten others attempting suicide across the Valley after class XII results were declared recently is shocking! One wonders why have qualifying exams and securing good marks become so important for this generation? Young boys and girls need to realize that failing in exams More

Problem Poultry

The poor farmers associated with the poultry trade are facing huge economic losses

Dr. Parvaiz Ahmed

The valley farmers are in a trouble facing huge financial losses owing to the severe outbreak of a deadly viral poultry disease (Ranikhet disease) with farmers alleging the lack of attention and lackadaisical approach of the animal husbandry department to come out with a strategy and effective expert More


Anil Anand

Son Politics (pic Amar Sinh Solanki)The sweeping winds of change in the Congress seem to be taking their toll on the old guard. Still reluctant to see the writing on the wall after the elevation of Mr Rahul Gandhi to the number two position, they are still trying to come to terms More

  • Kashmir

Hurriyat (G) opposes 55-day Amarnath Yatra

‘It’s Offensive; Hold Pilgrimage On Gangotri Pattern’


Srinagar, Feb 1: Hurriyat Conference (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani Friday opposed the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board’s (SASB) 55-day Yatra schedule, saying the move is offensive and that the Hurriyat will discuss More

  • Srinagar City

Taj for speedy completion of Super Specialty hospital

Srinagar, Feb 1: Minister for Medical Education, Taj Mohi-ud-Din today directed  immediate completion of Super Specialty hospital at Srinagar. Chairing a joint meeting of medical faculty and More

  • Jammu

Govt refers newly sanctioned posts to PSC



Jammu, Feb 1: Bringing an end to long wait of aspirants, the government has finally referred the posts of Assistant Professors to Public Service Commission (PSC) for recruitment. Sources said that More

  • South Asia

22 killed in blast near Masjid in northwest Pakistan


Islamabad, Feb 1: A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Masjid in Pakistan's restive northwest today, killing 22 people and injuring over 50, officials said. The attacker detonated his explosives More

  • World

'China's take over of Gwadar port not aimed at encircling India'


Beijing, Feb 1: China's take over of Pakistan's strategic Gwadar port is not aimed at "encircling" India, but the move is crucial to the country's economic interests as it gives western China access to More

  • GKeducation&Careers


After outshining boys in the merit list of recently announced class 10thresults, girls have yet again excelled by topping in the recently declared class 12th annual board results. Out of the thirty students More

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