The art of politicking

Of Sardar Ateeq's statement and the realities we must not forget

Hassan zainagairi

 A couple of weeks  ago two statement of two political figures, Sardar Atik Ahmad Khan and Azam Inqilabi caught my attention, evoking curiosity. Former Prime Minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PAK) and president Muslim Conference Sardar Atik Ahmad Khan warned of a fresh More

The Awards for “Failure”!

As we celebrate the awards for excellence, we must not forget awards for “failure” also!

M.Ashraf

The much publicised award for poverty alleviation bestowed on the J & K State by a media channel makes one think about the definition of poverty taken as the bench mark for the award. After 1947 Kashmir has not been poor in the real sense of the word. Sheikh Abdullah’s revolutionary measure of More

To Damini - From Asia and Neelofar

We all were ravaged, but your pain was felt, ours not

Isaar Kashmiri

Sister Damini,   You are no more now. In the recent past you were the part of the galaxy of your family and friends but they tarnished and stained you and you fell down somewhere in the area we are living in.   We are writing to you just to share your pain because what More

Ruining the future

The only solution is to ban these private tuition centers

Ishfaq Ahmad

The growth of private tutoring in Kashmir since the last two decades indicates that there is a growing demand and insistence for it. This indispensable want unfortunately arises from various factors and causes; like peer pressure, social cohesion, social graces, social malaise, and elite parental More

  • Kashmir

SHAME: 7th grade student drugged, raped in Shopian

ACCUSED ARRESTED

KHALID GUL

Shopian, Jan 3: A 13 year old girl in this South Kashmir district has accused a youth of abducting, drugging and later raping her. The shocking incident, according to the family members occurred about More



  • Srinagar City

WHY I WAS BEATEN BY COPS?

FIRST PERSON

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Jan 3: What Police did to me on Thursday at Hazratbal on Srinagar outskirts is my testimony of brutality that I went through. It was a nightmare when the men-in-uniform, who are meant to protect More




  • Jammu

NC committed to equitable development of JK: Rana

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu Jan 3: Chief Minister’s Political Advisor Devender Singh Rana on Wednesday said that the four years of the Omar led coalition government had ushered the state in an era of peace, progress and prosperity More



  • South Asia

Mobile phone services blocked in Pakistan

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 3: Pakistan today blocked cellular services in over 50 towns and cities, including Islamabad, to prevent terror attacks on processions. Officials of the Interior Ministry have contended More



  • Court Watch

High Court issues notice to CS, Commissioner Secy Health

APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR HEALTH SERVICES KASHMIR

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 3: Disapproving of government’s “tardy approach” of making placement against the post of Director Health Services Kashmir on substantive basis, Jammu and Kashmir High Court has granted three More



  • Tangmarg

TANGMARG: Old transmission lines pose threat to lives,lead to power shortage

AHMAD KASHMIRI

Tangmarg, Jan 3: Many villages receiving electricity from Kunzar-grid here in north Kashmir are facing acute power shortage due to deterioration of the transmission infrastructure.  Residents of Bongam More



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