Bereavement: One after another

Difference of opinion apart, Prof Ghafoor and Qazi Husain were a rarity in today’s politics

Mehmood ur Rashid

Two personalities in Pakistan left this world, one immediately after another. Prof Ghafoor Ahmed in the last week, last year, followed by Qazi Hussain Ahmed in the first week, this year. Both were, for a long time now, known political figures of Pakistan, and both represented a particular kind of More

RIP, Pratap Park Pandits

Recalling Shaym Ji and other friends

Naeem Akhtar

Whatever else the upheaval of 1990 did to Kashmir, it has undoubtedly left a profound and what sadly looks irreversible social and cultural impact on it. It could be compared to the devastating fallout on places like Delhi, Lahore, Kolkatta and Lucknow in the aftermath of partition or even what the More

Two rotten systems

Of degraded education and sinking health sector

Fida Iqbal

Health and education are the most prominent aspects that determine the strength of a nation. Healthy and knowledgeable minds make bedrock for prospective robust societies. In the contemporary era of modern technology and advance science the significance of both knowledge and health as medium and facilitators More

Secret Lives of Readers

We can read readers through the books they have read

Jennifer Howard

Books reveal themselves. Whether they exist as print or pixels, they can be read and examined and made to spill their secrets. Readers are far more elusive. They leave traces—a note in the margin, a stain on the binding—but those hints of human handling tell us only so much. The experience of reading More

  • Kashmir

Health Dept gets its diagnosis wrong

Genuine Employees Figure In List Of Fake Appointees; Order Triggers Chaos


Srinagar, Jan 9: Numerous employees of the Health Department, including doctors and Block Medical Officers, are up in arms after their names figured in the recently issued list of fake appointees. The More

  • Srinagar City

Srinagar to get maiden fast track court for sexual offences

Chief Justice to inaugurate it today through video-conference


Srinagar, Jan 9: Chief Justice, MM Kumar will inaugurate maiden fast track court on Thursday to hear cases relating to sexual offences against women in the summer capital. The fast track court will More

  • Jammu

Now, get online birth, death certificates

Housing Department launches Citizens Service Portal

Jammu, Jan 9: The Housing and Urban Development Department has introduced Citizens Service mechanism to provide online birth and death certificates and also provide information about building permission More

  • South Asia

Visa-on-arrival for Pakistani nationals above 65 years from January 15


Attari, Jan 9: The visa-on-arrival facility at the Attari-Wagah check post to Pakistani nationals over 65 years of age would begin from January 15, but they would not be able to stay in Punjab, Kerala More

  • Islamabad

Khanabal-Sarnal road turns into death trap


Islamabad, Jan 9: The stretch of the Khanabal-Pahalagam (KP) road in Islamabad town is turning to be a death trap for the pedestrians. Reason: The ill planning of the Roads and Building department which More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Time to revamp KU's MBA

It is MBA,not M.Com



The degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA), which was started by Graduate School of Business Administration at Harvard University in 1908,reached Asian subcontinent in 1955 when the Institute More

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