The difficulty of being a domestic help

Unnoticed and often ill-treated, she struggles to earn a respectable living for her family

Fayaz Safvi

She heads off to work at eight in the morning, makes breakfast for her morning employer, readies her children for school and juggles many other roles. She works 10 hours a day with one hour lunch break. She supports her two children and puts aside whatever money she could to put a roof on her house that More

Talking of Reproductive Health

Education about reproductive health related problems is the need of the hour

Kalpana Tikku

Speaking about sexual and reproductive health of adolescents is a delicate issue, one that raises strong emotional responses from adults in general. The entire issue of sexuality is taboo. Ignorance, misinformation, and misconceptions concerning issues of sexuality and health abound among the vast majority More

  • Kashmir

After SSA muddle, RMSA implementation also tardy

UPGRADED SCHOOLS SUFFER FOR WANT OF STAFF

Concern

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Feb 7: After failing to effectively implement Government of India’s flagship scheme Sarava Shiksha Abhyan (SSA) at the elementary level, the state’s Education Department is now dallying on implementation More



  • Srinagar City

SET UP EXPERT COMMITTEE: NLCO TO GOVT

‘It should not be prepared in a hush-hush manner’

MASTER PLAN REVIEW

Srinagar, Feb 7: Nigeen Lake Conservation Organisation (NLCO) has welcomed the mid-term review of the Srinagar Master Plan 2001-2021 undertaken by the Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) and sought participation More




  • Jammu

Senior Army officers call on Guv

Jammu, Feb 7: Senior Army officers including Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra, GOC-in-C, Western Command; Lt Gen Anil Bhalla, GOC, 9 Corps and Maj Gen Ashwani Kumar, GOC, 26 Infantry Div, called on Governor NN Vohra More



  • South Asia

'Suicide bombing, killing of innocent people un-Islamic'

REZAUL H LASKAR\PTI

Islamabad, Feb 7: A group of 50 prominent Pakistani clerics has issued a fatwa (edict) that states the killing of innocent people, targeted killings and suicide bombings are un-Islamic. The Sunni More



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