The Biology of Luxury

PARIS – Despite the global economic crisis, sales of luxury goods are surging worldwide. Why? While marketing has contributed to the rise, the luxury market’s robust growth is actually rooted in biology. Discussions about the structure of human thought have long been dominated by the Enlightenment view that reality is composed of four elements: space, […]

Media Ban Tantamount to Human Rights Violation

The recent EU move to take Press TV off the air is to be seen as part of a continued process of media violation against this alternative channel. On Monday, UK-based Eutelsat, which is run by Michel de Rosen, a Zionist Israeli-French, stopped carrying Press TV and some 18 other channels from Islamic Republic of […]

Shape Up Your Child’s Future

They might not listen to your advice on clothing, hair or what they should be watching on television, but when it comes to picking a career teens really are influenced by their parents. A research shows that parental involvement is one of the biggest factors influencing the development of a child’s sense of the workforce. […]

‘Forget Renewables, We Need Cheap Oil’

An Interview with Gail Tverberg What does our world’s energy future look like? Does renewable energy feature as much in the energy production mix as many hope it will? Will natural gas and fracking help reduce our dependence upon oil and how will the world economy and trade fare as supplies of cheap oil continue […]

3 Kashmiri Civilians Killed In LOC Shelling

Srinagar, Oct 16: Three Kashmiri civilians, including a pregnant woman, where killed when mortar shells fired from across the dividing Line of Control (LOC) landed in Uri sector in north Kashmir Tuesday, army authorities said. “At approximately 1030 hours, Pakistani troops deployed across the LoC opposite the Uri sector started firing heavy caliber weapons on […]

73rd Amendment Won’t Be Incorporated: NC

Srinagar, Oct 16: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Ali Mohammad Sagar Tuesday said the 73rd amendment of the Indian constitution will not be incorporated in the state. “Our stand on the issue is clear and firm that the amendment will not be implemented. It not applicable to the state directly but some provisions […]

Deferment of BDC Polls Widely Condemned

Srinagar, Oct 16: Different political parties across the state have lambasted the state government for its decision to postpone the Block Development Council (BDC) elections even after issuing notifications for the same. Accusing National Conference of mismanaging the Panchayati Raj empowerment, main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party said that the National Conference has always worked […]

Facts fabricated, distorted in Wular Kay Kinaray: JKLF

Srinagar, Oct 16: Reacting to the the recently released book (Wular Kay Kinaray) by APHC (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, JKLF today said that Geelani has distorted many historical facts in his write up and has tried to malign many people some of which are no more and hence unable to defend themselves. “Distorting history […]

Revocation of AFSPA our commitment: NC

Srinagar Oct 16: Reiterating its stand the National Conference Spokesman Tanvir Sadiq said that there will be no letup in the party’s struggle to gradually see-off the laws like AFSPA from the State which have served their purpose and to make people relish the fruits of peace “The fact is that the army has not […]

Bar for shifting of Kashmiri detainees back to valley

Srinagar, Oct 16: Demanding the shifting of the Kashmiri prisoners lodged in jails outside the valley back to the Kashmir, Kashmir High Court Bar Association has decided to file a writ petition in the State High Court over the conditions of the inmates. “Bar has taken decision to file writ petition seeking to make the […]