Towards chaos

Is this the way to educate our young generation?

Firdous Syed

The horrible dastardly act of acid throwing on an innocent woman has expectedly caused a deep stir in the society. The widespread condemnation is indicative of the fact that how extremely perturbed Kashmiri society found itself, once it was confronted with an atrocious act committed against a hapless More

80,000 more government jobs. HOW?

A repeat of 2008 slogan - “Meter Nahi Heater”?

Junaid Azim Mattu

The salary and wage bill for the J&K Government is around 16,000 crores. The State’s total revenue is around 6,500 crores. So what our State has to pay in salaries, wages and pensions to its employees is 246% of what it earns in taxes and other forms of revenue. Our Revenue Expenditure rose by More

Me Translate Funny One Day

You kill a joke by explaining it too much

Jascha Hoffman

Last year, an Australian news anchor who was interviewing the Dalai Lama with the aid of an interpreter opened the exchange with a joke: “The Dalai Lama walks into a pizza shop and says, ‘Can you make me one with everything?’ ” His Holiness’s baffled stare, viewed by nearly two million people on YouTube More

Is she free?

Woman's struggle for freedom is long and eventful

Fayaz safvi

From the very beginning she has been fighting for her rights, has the society given her what she rightfully deserves?"When women are the advisor, the Lords of creation don't take the advice till they have persuaded themselves that it is just what they intended to do; then they act upon it and More

  • Kashmir

JKLF Jail Bharo programme

30 Court Arrest At Khanqah-e-Moula


Srinagar, Jan 11: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Friday launched the fourth phase of its Jail Bharo programme with about 30 people courting arrest at Khanqah-e- Moula in old city here.   More

  • Srinagar City

Deputy CM inaugurates Habitat Centre at Bemina

Hails SDA’s contribution to revitalize City’s development’

Srinagar, Jan 11: Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand inaugurated the Srinagar Development Authority’s prestigious Habitat Centre at Bemina today.  On the occasion, the Deputy CM appreciated the SDA More

  • Jammu

Mufti for deescalating tension along LoC

Taj’s PRO Joins PDP

Jammu, Jan 11: Stressing the need of maintaining spirit of ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC), PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed today emphasized that political leadership of India and Pakistan must More

  • South Asia

122 killed in Pak blasts


Islamabad, Jan 11: The death toll in a string of devastating terrorist attacks in two restive Pakistani provinces today rose to 122 as authorities made special arrangements to airlift critically injured More

  • GK Features

‘Tell us,where is our son?’

Eight years after his disappearance,Shabir’s ailing parents live in misery



“We don’t want to talk about our son,” the ailing mother of Shabir Ahmad Dar,  who disappeared eight years ago, says at the door of their modest two-room home in Noorbagh, Qamarwari. “We’re tired More

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