The question of faith

It's a universe where even faithless live

AJAZ-UL-HAQUE

They say proven god is no god. The question of faith has eluded a human mind. Do we define it? Can we define it? Any attempt to define faith has failed. And why not? Thrusting definition on something which doesn't have borders and contours will be adding more complexity to it. We always chase it, More

Tale of two ‘infant nations’

Visiting today’s Libya and South Sudan leaves you with mixed feelings

Arjimand Hussain Talib

Craving for freedom is a natural human instinct. It is often mixed with feelings of assertion, hope, ambition and even delusion and a confused sense of desire. But, hold on, there is more to it.South Sudan is the world’s youngest country. It attained its independence from Sudan in 2011 after a More

The irony of history

A riddle of time I could never solve

ZGM

In my own little world, I am a happy man. To borrow from John Dryden, ‘the joys I have possessed, in spite of fate, are mine. Be fair or foul or rain or shine I have had my hour’.  My happiness comes from the place I was born in, cradled and brought up. It has more to do with resilience and resistance More

Politicizing politics

This might not be perfect but this is essence of politics.

Dr Akhtar Hussain Mir

When we enter into a discussion about Indian politics, we end up with the epithets like corrupt, evil, self-serving, and ugly. But the popular view of politics elsewhere is not different. When we go through the commentary on American politics we find it broken by fiscal cliff. Similarly European politics More

Politicizing politics

This might not be perfect but this is essence of politics

Dr Akhtar Hussain Mir

When we enter into a discussion about Indian politics, we end up with the epithets like corrupt, evil, self-serving, and ugly. But the popular view of politics elsewhere is not different. When we go through the commentary on American politics we find it broken by fiscal cliff. Similarly European politics More

  • Kashmir

Accused cops, woman remanded to police custody

Cops Look For Another Girl

SEDUCTION-CUM-EXTORTION RACKET

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Feb 2: Two policemen and a woman (government employee) allegedly involved in seduction-cum-extortion racket were remanded to 10 days police custody by a local court here on Saturday even as police More



  • Srinagar City

Take strong action against Master Plan violators: Kichloo

Lays foundation of shopping complex at Khayam

Srinagar, Feb 2: Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo on Saturday directed the authorities to take strong action against the Master Plan violators in the summer capital More




  • Jammu

Government set to issue formal ordinance; proposal to be discussed in next cabinet meet

BHATINDA-JAMMU-SRINAGAR GAS PIPELINE

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Feb 2: Jammu and Kashmir government is all set to issue an ordinance to pave way for initiation of work on prestigious Bhatinda-Jammu-Srinagar gas pipeline project and a formal decision in this More



  • South Asia

6 soldiers among 30 killed in Taliban attack on Pak check post

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Feb 2: Dozens of heavily-armed Taliban militants attacked a security forces' check post in Pakistan's restive northwest today, triggering fierce fighting that killed 30 people, including six More



  • World

John Kerry sworn in as Secretary of State

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Feb 2: Veteran Senator John Kerry, who favours strong ties with India, was today sworn in as the US Secretary of State, replacing Hillary Clinton as America's top diplomat. Kerry, 69, More



  • GKeducation&Careers

SUCCESS STORIES

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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