Tale of a city and 8 MLAs

As Srinagar gets the lowest development funding this year too, the rationale comes into serious question

Arjimand Hussain Talib

Srinagar as a district, and as a legendary capital city, is a subject of deep curiosity. Let us take these ones first: why on earth does this district receive the lowest annual development funds in the state? How do the eight legislators (MLAs) of the ruling National Conference (NC), who represent More

Of Human Rights and States

No Indian is free of the risk of human rights abuse but the problem is much worse in states such as J&K and Manipur

B R Singh

That people have rights is a human idea, neither natural nor divine. It evolved in society, not in the age when life was nasty brutish and short. Our rights come as between and from each other and have surely existed since families came together to form tribes. In those days rights were inextricably More

  • Kashmir

Kashmir Super Specialty Hospital misses 5 deadlines

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, July 27: The Super Specialty Hospital in Kashmir coming up at Shireen Bagh here has missed five deadlines till date with latest being July 2013. The Central Public Works Department (CPWD)--executing More



  • Srinagar City

MOTHER KILLED HER 2 KIDS, ATTEMPTED SUICIDE: POLICE

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, July 27: The police Saturday made a shocking revelation that two children who were found throat slit in their Bemina apartment earlier this week were killed by their mother. “Investigation More




  • Jammu

State lacks proper awareness programs for Hepatitis-B, C

Treatment Not Available In Govt Hospitals

WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, July 27: While the patients of fatal disease, Hepatitis-B and Hepatitis-C are on the rise world over including the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the state health department is yet come up with effective More



  • South Asia

Death toll in Pak suicide bombings rises to 57

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Peshawar, July 27: The death toll in two suicide bombings targeting the Shia community in northwest Pakistan's restive tribal belt rose to 57 today as more people succumbed to their injuries. Two More



  • World

World's oldest man says this food helped him live longer

New York City, July 27: A US drug company said Friday it was considering a banana-flavoured version of its pain reliever after the world's oldest man attributed his longevity to the fruit and the drug More



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