Lincoln: Filming the Legendry President

The movie is set in 1865 and depicts the final four months of Lincoln’s life

Mir Majid Nazir

Steven Spielberg is not new to Historical Dramas. Having already directed movies like Schindler’s List and Munich, he added Lincoln to the list in 2012. The movie stars Daniel Day Lewis as the US President Abraham Lincoln.The screenplay is by Tony Kushner and is based on the book Team of Rivals: The More

We and Our Prisoners

Almost every fifth male adult in Kashmir has experienced some form of arrest

Dr Sheikh Showkat Hussain

Kashmir, like every other conflict situation has experienced large scale arrests and detentions right from 1947. Public Safety Act, and prior to it Preventive Detention Act, provided for detention of anyone merely on the basis of estimation of authorities that he is likely to become a risk for law More

Tackling dogs confidently

Some tips can definitely minimize dog attacks, the most important among them being to act confidently

Dr Zubair Ahmad War

Well! Dogs have been in the news for a long time now for their aggressive behavior. Unfortunately when we think about dogs, we draw parallels between a mad and an insane human being and a normal dog. But in reality they are quite intelligent. From times immemorial, dogs have been tamed by man, there More

Power potential

It is a courageous admission

Sajjad Bazaz

It was a delight to read the statement of our chief minister: “God has bestowed upon Jammu and Kashmir blessings in the shape of water resources in plenty and these could be utilized to transform the economy of the State by generating surplus hydro energy.” He has admitted that the state has lagged More

  • Kashmir

Tabinda Gani Case: 5 yrs on, family awaits justice

‘Rapists Should Be Hanged Without Any Leniency Whatsoever’


(Langate) Handwara, Jan 14: For the more than five years, the family of 14-year-old Tabinda Gani, who was allegedly raped and murdered here, is awaiting justice: punishment to the culprits. Tabinda More

  • Srinagar City

Police accused of harassment at Old Barzulla

Aggrieved family stages sit-in at Press Enclave

Srinagar, Jan 14: Alleged harassment by police at Old Barzulla triggered massive protest here on late Monday evening. Police has taken cognizance of the matter and assured to look into the allegations More

  • Jammu

Omar reviews status, says BDC elections soon



Jammu, Jan 14: Indicating that elections to the Block Development Council of Panchayats would be held in next few weeks, the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday reaffirmed his government’s “sincere commitment More

  • South Asia

Pak PM sacks Balochistan govt after brutal killings


Islamabad/Karachi, Jan 14: Yielding to protests over the killing of nearly 100 persons in Quetta, Pakistan Premier Raja Pervez Ashraf today sacked Balochistan government and imposed Governor's Rule in More

  • Bandipora

Kaloosa Bridge misses 6th deadline, ERA fails to keep promise

Bandipora, Jan 14: Even after many assurances from the authorities, Kaloosa bridge-vital link connecting Bandipora with Sopore has missed the sixth deadline. The work going on the bridge at snail 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 of giving More

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