Kashmir,the invisible sufferer

Kashmir bears the brunt every time there is an Indo-Pak border flare-up

Abid Bashir

The recent skirmishes at the Line of Control may have forced the two nuclear powers to calm down and stick to the cease-fire agreement, but Kashmir has already received a big jolt. History bears testimony to the fact that developments in Pakistan and India have directly affected Kashmir, which continues More

Widowed twice,Sharifa clings on to hope

Killings of two breadwinners has forced this Kupwara woman to live a life of penury

Rohail Afzal

For 45-year-old Sharifa Begum, who is living a life of penury in Lone Harie, Kupwara, 125 kms north of Srinagar, life has been cruel and full of sorrows. Holding close her nine-year-old son, Faisal, she narrates the hardships she faced in her life, especially after the death of her first husband.

  • Kashmir

For Parveena, rain scratches memories of the lost son

February 5, 2010: When Zahid Farooq Fell To Bullets In Broad Daylight



Srinagar, Feb 5: People might have different memories attached to rainfall, but for Parveena each drizzle brings alive the memories of the ill-fated day when her lone son fell to the bullets of Border More

  • Srinagar City

Snow, rains inundate vital roads



Srinagar, Feb 5: Commuters had to face a tough time on Tuesday as snow and rains caused water-logging in various areas of the summer capital.  Roads at city’s commercial hub Lal Chowk besides posh More

  • Jammu

Taj for adoption of MCI norms

Jammu, Feb 5: Minister for Medical Education Taj Mohi ud Din Tuesday stressed on the need for rationalizing human resource in medical services for better results. He pitched for adoption of Medical Council More

  • South Asia

Bilateral ties: Salah-ud-Din asks Pakistan to ‘take Kashmiris’ sentiments into account’


Islamabad, Feb 5: Thanking the people and the government of Pakistan for observing Kashmir Solidarity Day, the Chairman of the United Jihad Council (UJC) Syed Salah-ud-Din Tuesday said “Pakistan can’t More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Training journalists of the future

Ill-equipped departments,obsolete syllabus and inexperienced faculty worries journalism students



Um Roommana Sulaiman,23,wants to become a successful television broadcaster like Mishal Husain of the BBC. A 4th semester student of journalism at the Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipora More

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