The Modi – Advani Saga, Secularism and J&K

The events surrounding the saga are eminently relevant for J&K and we would do well to chronicle it

Siddiq Wahid

Although the news from Delhi last week was dominated by the Modi – Advani story, coverage of it in the local papers was muted at best. Reportage was relegated to the inside pages and the op-ed pages skipped commentary. But the events surrounding the saga are eminently relevant for J&K and we would More

Why ban private practice ?

Instead act sternly against the doctors who attend their clinics during duty hours

Javaid Malik

Government is all set to impose a blanket ban on the private practice of doctors working in various hospitals across Jammu and Kashmir. Policymakers believe that an end to private practice would streamline the health sector as doctors would dedicate their fulltime to the job.To impose a ban on More

Unforgettable Moments

Rashid Shahid preferred franetic pace of newsroom to sedate pace of classroom

Sajjad Bazaz

I am one among regular recipients of emails from Dr. Farooq. I think the process is as old as my email account. His emails usually contain some lessons. With so many preoccupations around, I usually go through these mails at leisure time. And it has always been pleasure to go through these electronic More

DELHI DIARY

Anil Anand

UPA Dilemma (PIc Sonia Gandhi)Nitish Kumar or Lalu Yadav, who will be the UPA ally in the months to come. This is going to be the fresh dilemma for Congress president Mrs Sonia Gandhi in choosing political partners in the run up to UPA-III.Mr Yadav has been steadfast in supporting More

  • Kashmir

Crackdown in Lal Chowk, frisking at several other places

People Complain Of Inconvenience; Police Terms It Routine Security Drill

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, June 21: Police Friday carried out a cordon and search operation in the city's commercial hub Lal Chowk and its adjoining areas following intelligence inputs that militants might try to sneak More



  • Srinagar City

Fragile power network risks another Dar Mohalla

Why PDD prefers investment in re-metering over public safety, ask residents

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, June 21: With the ruling coalition government preferring “controversial” investment worth millions in fresh metering of the already metered areas in Srinagar, the fragile power transmission network More




  • Jammu

Army reviews Amarnath Yatra security arrangements

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, June 21: Amid intelligence inputs of militant threat to Amarnath yatra, the Army today reviewed security measures for the smooth conduct of the annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 mt high cave shrine More



  • South Asia

15 killed in Peshawar suicide blast

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Peshawar, June 21: At least 15 people were killed and over 30 injured today when a suicide bomber blew himself up amidst scores of worshippers attending Friday prayers at a Shia madrassa on the outskirts More



  • World

Kerry visiting India for strategic dialogue

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, June 21: US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation of his cabinet colleagues and top military commanders, today left for India as part of his 10-day seven nation Asia More



  • Gk Features

Her mental health

‘STRESS DUE TO OVERWORK CAN LEAD TO MENTAL DISORDERS’

CONCERN

INSHA LATIEF

FOR the past four months, Tehmina Akhtar (name changed), 28, a resident of district Baramulla, is undergoing treatment at Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in Rainawari, the lone psychiatric More



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