Blue Gate Dispute

Wait and watch is the catchword

Z.G. Muhammad

For over six and a half decades, India and Pakistan have been fighting the battle of wits at diplomatic front over Kashmir. There was not something new when on Monday January 21, 2013 India and Pakistan envoys in the United Nations exchanged hot words over Kashmir- except the suggestion made by Indian More

Rajnath’s elevation

BJP’s problems far from over

Anil Anand

 Nitin Gadkari is out and is replaced by  Rajnath Singh who is perceived to be a more grassroots level worker and a political leader in traditional terms. The dhoti clad son of the soil has taken charge from someone who had tried to tackle the BJP affairs in a rather entrepreneurial fashion More

Has UNMOGIP lost relevance?

Of United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan

Nayeema Ahmad Mahjoor

The recent confrontation between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control has once again alarmed the people of South Asia. It has also raised suspicion about the intent of both countries and the role of the international community on the future course of action in this volatile region. Apparently More

Commissions die in omissions

Hope Verma Commission strikes with a difference


 Civilized societies appoint commissions headed by eminent personalities from different fields. With their knowledge wisdom and experience they can deal with particular subjects as experts. When such individuals after examining the relevant issue give valuable suggestions, things change for better More

  • Kashmir

Kupwara shuts to remember Jan 27, 1994 massacre victims

‘19 Yrs Ago On Jan 27, Soldiers Shot Dead 27 Civilians For Observing Strike On R-Day’


Kupwara, Jan 27: This frontier district observed a complete shutdown on Sunday to pay homage to 27 civilians killed on this day allegedly by Army for observing shutdown on January 26. The strike call was More

  • Srinagar City

Milad processions held



Srinagar, Jan 27: Braving bone-chilling cold, thousands of devotees on Sunday participated in processions organized in connection with the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations. Main procession was More

  • Jammu

High-powered committee likely to submit report within week

Amendment in Panchayati Raj Act


Jammu, Jan 27: A four-member committee looking into the suggestions for incorporating various provisions in the existing J&K Panchayati Raj Act, is likely to submit its report to the government within More

  • South Asia

'Pakistan National Assembly to be dissolved before March 16'


Lahore, Jan 27: Pakistan's National Assembly will be dissolved before March 16 and the date for the next general election will be announced in the coming ten days, Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira More

  • World

Nightclub fire kills 245 in Brazil

Santa Maria (Brazil), Jan 27: At least 245 people died today when a fire tore through a nightclub packed with university students in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria, police said. The death toll More

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