Time To Move Forward

The recent media disclosures about attack on Indian Parliament and 26/11 in Mumbai provide us with some food for thought. Sixty-five years ago, India was divided into two countries, Pakistan and India. It was a decision taken by an ageing empire, in its season of decline. Partition on the map led to mass migration across […]

Tanvir Meets US Officials

SRINAGAR: American Diplomats, Gautam A. Rana Deputy Counselor for Political Affairs along with Political Advisor to US Embassy Dinesh Dubey wednesday afternoon called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s Political Secretary Tanvir Sadiq at his downtown Srinagar residence and discussed the socio-economic and political developments in the state during an hour long interaction. […]

UT Status to Ladakh Aimed At JK Division: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday said that allocation of more powers to Ladakh Hill Council was a step forward to divide Jammu and Kashmir. Lashing out at the New Delhi and state administration, the octogenarian leader said that they have formulated a long term strategy “to erase the identity […]

PDP Does Not Believe In Emotional Slogans: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has said her party does not believe in political exploitation through emotional slogans but has contributed to political and economic development of the state without ever shifting its stand. Addressing a workers meeting at Noorabad today she said Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has made the most significant […]

Panel Concerned At Ruthless Felling of Chinars

SRINAGAR: Expressing concern over the depleting forest cover, the Environment Committee of State Legislative Council Wednesday called for taking all out efforts to protect natural resources of the Jammu and Kashmir. The Committee also called for departmental interaction among various departments to have consensus required to face the challenges posed by global warming and climate […]

Super Bazar business swells to Rs. 5 crore

Dr. Manohar pays surprise visits to Bazar, announces Rs. 10 lakh for renovation Srinagar July 17: Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Cooperatives, Dr Manohar Lal Sharma, today paid surprise visit to Super Bazar Lal Chowk and took stock of the transactions of the Bazar. The Minister went round the stalls and inquired about […]

Six Tech Advancements Changing the Fossil Fuels Game

Oil and gas is getting bigger, deeper, faster and more efficient, with new technology chipping away at “peak oil” concerns. While hydraulic fracturing has been the most visible revolutionary advancement, other high-tech developments are keeping the ball rolling—from the next generation of ultra-deepwater drillships, subsea oil and gas infrastructure and multi-well-pad drilling to M2M networking, […]

Of ‘Greater’ & The ‘Lesser’ Tragedies

When your family dies, that’s a bummer (pity), but that’s life. When my family dies, it’s a tragedy and the world is unbalanced and biased.? – Jarod Kintz On July 7, a Kashmiri in Mumbai went out to buy a packet of cigarettes and didn’t return. Six days later, another Kashmiri in the Kupwara district […]

Protesters Block Railway Track

ANANTNAG: Police used force to evict a large group of protesters who had blocked the railway track near here Wednesday. Villagers from Chidhama in this south Kashmir district blocked the railway track protesting dilapidated road condition in the area. The villagers were protesting against railway authorities who they said had promised to rebuild their road […]

Detained Salahuddin Aide Killed in Grenade Attack

SRINAGAR: An under-trial Hizbul Mujahedin militant was killed on Wednesday when a grenade was hurled at the vehicle that was ferrying him to Baramulla sub-jail from Srinagar. Four policemen and three civilians also received splinter injuries in the explosion. DIG Central Kashmir, Afhadul Mujtaba, said a grenade was lobbed at JKP’s Tata-407, No. JKO1C-8872, at […]