Amidst Competing Interests

History has a lesson for both India and Pakistan

Z.G. Muhammad

Fifty-nine years back Josef Korbel wrote, ‘India and Pakistan continue to dissipate their wealth, their strength and their energy on a near fratricidal struggle in which the hitherto almost unknown State of Kashmir has become the physical battleground.’ In fact, with Kashmir at the centre India and More

Where do we go from here?

Jarring notes in the Indo-Pak relations and the K-factor

Anil Anand

Five CRPF personnel brutally killed ostensibly by Pakistan trained Fidayeen (suicide bombers). Pakistan Parliament passes a resolution condemning the hanging of Parliament House attack convict Afzal Guru. India has put on hold the proposed group tourist visa facility for Pakistan nationals. On More

Terror is terror

We must not see the whole phenomenon of terrorism through the prism of religion. Any religion

Muhammad Kamran Shamshad

Whenever any bomb-blast rips any part of the world, media is too quick to shoulder the responsibility on Muslims and brand them as ‘Islamic terrorists.’ Indian media is no exception to the case. The recent example that springs to my mind is unfortunate twin blasts in Hyderabad city in India. It qualified More

  • Kashmir

SSB’s OMR application forms flawed

Subject Codes, Instruction Sheets Contradictory


Srinagar, Mar 17: The J&K Service Selection Board is issuing erroneous Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) applications for recruitment to various government departments in the state. Documents in More

  • Srinagar City

Khanqah protests mysterious death of woman

Family says murdered by in-laws


Srinagar, Mar 17: The death of a 32-year-old woman under mysterious circumstances in Shamaswari, Khanqah area of Shaher-e-Khaas Sunday triggered protests by her family and neighbors who said she was murdered More

  • Jammu

3 yrs on,Govt sleeps over appointment of AEOs, ARs, AAs in KVIB


Jammu, Mar 17: Three years after advertising posts for available vacancies in Khadi Village and Industries Board, Jammu and Kashmir government is sleeping over the final selection process for some unknown More

  • South Asia

Top LeJ commander arrested in Pakistan


Karachi, Mar 17: A top commander of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who was allegedly involved in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, was arrested today in this Pakistani city.Paramilitary Rangers More

  • World

Ramadan to begin on 10TH July in UAE

Eid ul Fitr On August 9th

Dubai, Mar 17: The Sharjah Planetarium at the Department of Culture and Information announced that the Ramadan Crescent will form on July 8th 2013 at 11:14 am and set at 19:08pm, five minutes before the More

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