Fleeting Reminders

Decades have a habit of shrinking and elongating according to the nostalgic content of the past: thus, it is only yesterday that the skies over Kashmir would crimson at the shedding of innocent blood anywhere on its land, but it is two long and excruciating decades since bloodshed, innocent or otherwise, became common enough to […]

Scroll at first sight

When tech giant Apple first introduced touch-sensitive phones, it sparked a revolution in mass-marketed technology. Throngs of frenetic consumers flooded tech shops, often queuing for long hours and braving inclement weather, to get their very own iPhone. Thanks to continued advancement in technology, now it’s not just our touch that can manipulate information. There are […]

Kashmir Of Dreams

Humans anywhere are equal. There is no point of difference in them, as far as, aspiring for a better future, enjoying equal rights, and awarding justice to them, is concerned. As a matter of fact, it is a basic trait of humanity, that when humans do not get equal treatment, they begin to resent. This […]

Ramzan in UAE to begin on July 10

SHARJAH: The Sharjah Planetarium at the Department of Culture and Information announced that the Ramzan Crescent will form on July 8, 2013 at 11:14am and set at 19:08pm, five minutes before the sunset Gulf News reported today. The crescent will be seen on July 9 in the evening. So the first day of Ramadan will […]

Iran’s 24th fleet to dock at Sri Lankan port

TEHRAN: Iranian Army’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says the country’s 24th fleet will dock at a port in Sri Lanka in a few days’ time.  “The 24th fleet of Iran’s Navy will dock at a port in Sri Lanka on March 21,” Sayyari said on Sunday.   Sayyari underscored the capabilities of the […]

India asks China to stop activities in Pak Kashmir

NEW DEHLI: The Indian government on Monday asked China to refrain from carrying out activities in the Pakistani part of Kashmir, Press Trust of India  reported. The Defence Minister for India AK Antony expressed India’s reservations, regarding China’s activities in Azad Kashmir, while speaking in the Lok Sabha today. “Government is aware of China undertaking […]

College principal gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI: Suspected Lashkar-e-Jhangvi gunmen killed a renowned poet, writer, scholar and the principal of a college in Karachi, Professor Syed Sibte Jafar on Monday, DawnNews reported. The principal of Degree Science College Liaquatabad, who was also a presenter at Hadi TV, was returning home from duty on his motorcycle when some gunmen ambushed him near […]

Police parade Swiss cyclist gang-rape suspects

DATIA: Police in central India have paraded a group of men on television who were arrested over the gang-rape and robbery of a Swiss cyclist who was assaulted while on a holiday with her husband. Five men, all farmers aged between 20 and 25, were wearing jeans and shirts and had their faces covered with […]

3 Mega Tourism Circuits in Offing: Mir

SRINAGAR: Centre has sanctioned 79 tourism projects worth Rs 367 crore for creation of varied tourist related infrastructure facilities in the state during last four years against which 62 projects have been completed. Three mega projects including Rs 38.15 crore for Naagar Nagar, Srinagar to Watlab, Rs 16.92 crore for Mubarak Mandi Heritage Conservation Project and […]

Agri technocrats to study potential of organic farming in J&K

JAMMU: The Minister for Agriculture Production Ghulam Hassan Mir today said that a team of students from the field of agriculture shall be nominated to conduct a study to develop systematic approach and plan for promotion of organic farming among the farmers of the State. The Minister said this after inaugurating 3rd National Summit on […]

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