The Malala truth

While condemning one part, let's not forget the other

AJAZ UL HAQUE

Malala Yusufzai symbolizes a truth whose both sides are equally chilling. Focussing on one side makes us conveniently forget the other. There is no doubt that the West is projecting Malala as a peace brand against what they call as `Muslim terror'. Their approach to the whole Malala phenomenon may More

New Delhi’s Nuclear Dilemmas

What does India’s new nuclear status mean for strategic stability in the region?

Happymon Jacob

New Delhi is currently in negotiations with various international export control organisations to gain their membership as the next logical step in the country’s ongoing mainstreaming process into the international nuclear order. This ‘mainstreaming process’ was a result of the Indo-US nuclear negotiations More

Grand Bonfires

Many in our childhood attributed the loss of barakat to the closure of the Srinagar-Rawalpindi Road

ZGM

My childhood, many a time looks to me like a mythical folktale- with lots of invisible folks, lost in their own happy-go-lucky world weaving a happy dream world.    Ours was really a fabulous world exuding with all joviality. Those were the days of scarcity, strange but true people More

We are for Dogs

There is no Pedigree company in Bharat to supply non-toxic and nutritious food for starved people and say, “We’re for humans”

Syeda Afshana

The ad for dog feed by Pedigree Petfoods carries the brand manifesto saying, “We’re for dogs”. Pedigree is for dogs, because the company believes that “Dogs rule” and claims—“Everything we do is for the love of dogs. For us, dogs aren’t just our job, they’re our life. From dogs in our offices to dog More

Political Numerology

“What has Arithmetic to do with politics?” I couldn’t quite see the connection.

Ajaz Baba

“I say one needs to be really good at numbers and figures to be a politician. If anybody aspires for a career in politics he should really work at his arithmetic,” my friend said as he tossed away the newspaper that he had been engrossed in for nearly an hour. “What has Arithmetic to do with 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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