Meadows of Pain

Relentless artillery exercises in Tosa Maidan meadow is a tragedy. They must stop now.

Arjimand Hussain Talib

For the last few months now, the hapless people living around Kashmir’s Pinpanjal mountain range are making a fervent plea: for Heaven’s sake stop the military artillery exercises in the Tosa Maidan meadows. It is after years of bearing the untold loss of life, limb, nature and money quietly that More

Culture in the time of the Crisis

Just as Bhimsen Joshi did not stop the storm breaking out then I doubt Zubin Mehta can seal the peace now

B R SINGH

The Zubin Mehta concert will be over by the time readers get to see this piece. Some expressed outrage that the event should be hosted at all, others were merely cynical; just a few wondered what the fuss was about. Zubin Mehta is not a household name in Kashmir and western classical music is even More

  • Kashmir

Illegal Occupation Of State Land: High Court seeks details

Govt asked to present detailed list of occupants by September 30

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Sep 7: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked government to disclose within four weeks the names of those who have illegally occupied state land. A division bench of the court comprising More



  • Srinagar City

MUSICAL EVENING IN CITY WITH 91,110 STRAY DOGS

Admin on tips to keep canines away from VIP roads, Shalimar Bagh

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Sep 7: Apart from other concerns surrounding the Zubin Mehta concert held Saturday evening at Shalimar Bagh, something beyond the 3-tier security arrangements gave “sleepless” nights to the authorities More




  • Jammu

JK flunks on gender gap in literacy

Against 12.71% in 1961, gap widened to 20.25% in 2011

WORLD LITERACY DAY

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Sept 7: Although the overall literacy rate in Jammu and Kashmir has increased during the past five decades, the gender gap in literacy has widened over these years except for the year 2011, which More



  • News

6 killed in Muzaffarnagar violence

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Muzaffarnagar, Sep 7: At least six persons, including a TV journalist, were killed and 34 injured today in fresh clashes between members of two communities in Muzaffarnagar, where indefinite curfew was More



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