Sheikh's inconsistency
Apropos Mr. Zahid's article "inconsistency-we paid for" (GK 14th January 2013). While Sheikh saheb, as one of the members of Indian delegation to UN in Jannuary 1948, pleaded for an accession with India, he  not only pleaded for third option of "Independence" with American representative to UN More

Thanking ERA
We the residents of Chanapora Gousia lane Ist, second and the third thank the Economic Reconstruction Agency for completing the drainage work. It has relieved us of a great agony. Khursheed Ahmed WakilEmail More

Rethink decision
This refers to making the tuition centers more accountable and better place of learning. While the initiative taken by the Government is appreciable in the middle of the session this move may prove counterproductive. We request authorities to rethink their decision. A single day wasted costs a lot More

Why teachers?
This refers to the news titled Government mulls action against teachers for private tuitions.I don't understand why such action against government teachers only. If they are doing against service rules there are other government servants who are running private business as well there are doctors who More

Sports facilities
This refers to the lack of sports facilities in Srinagar district. No coaches are available anywhere in Srinagar for Basketball, Tennis, Badminton and many other sports in which the majority of youth are interested. The government as well as the private sector should look into this matter so as to More

Virtuous ideas
It was interesting to read the article, `women employment beneficial or pernicious' by Zubaida Shafi, a student of Jamiatul Banat. I appreciate the virtuous ideas of the writer that the outside job for the women is prohibited in Islam while in some exceptional cases like when a woman has nobody to nourish More

  • Kashmir

Larnoo family accuses police of ‘torture, molestation’ during midnight raid

Village Shuts Down To Protest ‘Excesses, Brutality’; Police Says ‘Entire Family Is Rogue’


Kulgam, Jan 20: A family in Larnoo village of this south Kashmir district Sunday accused police of torture and molestation of two young girls of the household. The incident triggered massive protests and More

  • Srinagar City


Residents demand removal of blockade


Srinagar, Jan 20: Police have encroached one of the lanes of main road near the Khanyar police station in Shaher-e-Khaas here hampering smooth flow of traffic and causing immense inconvenience to commuters More

  • Jammu

‘Clear snow from all Kupwara roads’

Saifullah Directs District administration

Jammu, Jan 20:  Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Mir Saifullah Sunday directed the district administration Kupwara to clear snow from all the interior roads of the district.  More

  • South Asia

Pak Commerce Minister calls off India visit


Islamabad, Jan 20: Pakistan Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim has called off a scheduled visit to India to attend a business meet later this month, against the backdrop of tensions between the two More

  • World

'UK to impose L-test lingo ban to stop cheating immigrants'

London, Jan 20: In a bid to stop cheating, Britain is set to ban immigrants from taking driving tests in Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali, Kashmiri, Tamil, Urdu and 12 other foreign languages under new More

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