Generally Speaking

Contrary to popular opinion, Musharraf could be back sooner than expected


For all his spirited efforts to arrive at an acceptable Kashmir solution with India, former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf’s return to Pakistan and his subsequent arrest has attracted little notice in Kashmir. And this is despite the fact that the General rather than his successor can count on More

Cat in the Ward

We care for both humans and animals alike, something unheard of elsewhere in the world!

Prof Muhammad Aslam

“khuda bacheven hasptal vanav nish” (May God save us from hospitals!). I have been hearing this prayer since my childhood. My mother would say it five times a day, yet she had to be hospitalized. My father said it so many times, still he got admitted in infirmaries several times and breathed his last More

Mufti’s latest

Mufti's message to PM and what it means to us

Ali Muhammad Dar

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed recently put forth his long pent up grouse before the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in New Delhi that manipulations in several constituencies had affected the results in 2008 in Jammu and Kashmir.  Mufti’s statement came as surprise More

Remembering Shamim

Today we remember someone we never can forget

Advocate S. M Iqbal

Shameem Ahmad Shameem was one of the  great personalities  of our state, who in the prime of his youth left an indelible  impact on Kashmiri politics and other intellectual spheres. He was  a prolific writer, essayist, critic, an astute politician, a philanthropist  and More

  • Kashmir

Magam school children have close shave as gas cylinder leak triggers fire

24 Students Hospitalized, Discharged


Srinagar, Apr 30: At least 24 students were hospitalized on Tuesday after a gas leak caused fire at the Government Girls Higher Secondary School at Magam in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. The incident More

  • Srinagar City

Batamaloo bus stand up for sale, Govt unconcerned

Forget passenger facility, terminal building converted into shopping complex



Srinagar, Apr 30: Salman Khan’s comedy sequence of duping Shakti Kapoor by selling him a bus stop as “shop” in a movie remained a popular gossip, a decade back. For now, something similar but serious has More

  • Jammu

Man held for faking accident

Jammu, Apr 30: Police have arrested a man on the charges of faking an accident in Ramban district. A police spokesman said it arrested Karmvir Singh son of Kulbir Singh of Preet Nagar Digiana and recovered More

  • South Asia

Sarabjit's condition deteriorates: Pak doctors


Lahore, Apr 30: Doctors treating Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, comatose in a hospital here in Pakistan after a brutal assault, today said his condition has deteriorated though he had not been More

  • World

Boston bomb contained traces of woman DNA


Boston, Apr 30: A woman's DNA has been found on at least one of the explosive devices used in the Boston bombings, adding a new  dimension to the probe into the terror attack that killed three people More

  • GKeducation&career

Returning home to set up an IT company

Three Kashmiris left their lucrative careers to set up an IT company in Kashmir that is empowering youth and successfully conducting business with global companies



About 10 years ago Tahir Qazi, a US based technology executive with extensive international business experience, along with two other friends having years of experience in IT sector, thought that it was More

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