‘Don’t keep us in the dark’

Twelve years after Yaseen’s enforced disappearance, his family wants to know if he is dead or alive

Majid Maqbool

On Friday evening of March 2, 2000, Muhammad Yaseen Bhat, then a 26-year-old University student, was coming out of his neighborhood mosque in Nowhatta after offering the evening prayers. Before he could enter home, army troops and armed men from counter-insurgent group Ikhwan grabbed hold of him near More

Breaking the silence

Let’s not keep quiet about crimes perpetrated against the most vulnerable section of our society

Kalpana Tikku

This may sound weird, but the first major decision I took after my daughter was born was to stop hiring male domestic help. Among the various stuff I had been reading, what was most scary and spine chilling for me, were the stories on sexual offences against children. The very thought of it sent shivers More

  • Kashmir

JK’s unemployed youth dole out Rs 3 cr in 25 days

SSB Makes Fortune By Taxing Jobless Candidates; Aspirants Rue Non-Availability Of Forms

UNEMPLOYMENT ‘BONANZA’

ALTAF BABA

Srinagar, Jan 21: The Service Selection Board has earned at least Rs 3 crores by selling 1,53,000 forms to the unemployed youth of Jammu and Kashmir in the past 25 days. But despite charging the hefty More



  • Srinagar City

MoS Home hails police for maintaining law and order

VISITS POLICE STATIONS IN SHAHER-E-KHAAS

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 21: Minister of State for Home, Sajad Ahmed Kichloo, visited two police stations in Shaher-e-Khaas and interacted with police officers and cops.     A police spokesman More




  • Jammu

BDC elections soon: Minister

Jammu, Jan 21: The Minister for Rural Development and Panchayats, Ali Muhammad Sagar Monday said that the government is committed to hold elections to the Block Development Councils (BDCs) as soon as possible More



  • South Asia

Indian organizations involved in all kinds of terrorism in Pak: Hafiz Saeed

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, Jan 21: A day after Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde accused BJP and RSS of running terror camps and indulging in Hindu terror, LeT founder Hafiz Saeed said that Indian organisations were "involved More



  • World

More than 80 killed in Sahara siege

Algiers, Jan 21: The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara has climbed past 80 as Algerian forces searching the refinery for explosives found dozens more bodies, many More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Understanding value based education

Let’s encourage students to question the conventional wisdom and discover the meaning of personal and civic values

QUALITY EDUCATION

PUPINDER SINGH BALI

Everyone here in Kashmir would agree that our schools should nurture good values and attitudes in students. This general concern has influenced the school curriculum. The student, as a result, often receives More



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