Facing an identity crisis-Tibetans of Kashmir

Syed Aqeel When man made borders had little significance Kashmiri merchants would travel across countries in Central Asia and beyond for trade. One of the favoured destination was Tibet, the Land of Lamas. By the time Kashmir’s borders with Tibet-Xinjiang region were sealed with the departure of British from undivided India, Kashmiris had left a […]

Dreamers & Society

Dreamers live in the society, eat and drink of their share, talk to people, sit with them and do everything that others do. But Dreamers don’t consider all this important. For them socializing is just a small fragment of life. They call this world their home, but also have their place in another world; a […]

No free lunch this

Pakistan’s economy has been tottering for quite a while now. Terrorism and sectarian violence which has been ripping apart the country, especially in the last one decade,  has not only created social and political instability in the country, but economic instability as well. Pakistan has often found itself at the mercy of the US to […]

10am-4pm schedule in KU from April 01

SRINAGAR: The working hours of University of Kashmir shall be observed from 10.00am to 4.00 pm w.e.f April 01, 2014. According to an order issued here on Saturday “The working hours of the Registry, Departments/Centres and other units of the University will be 10.00am to 4:00 pm w.e.f 01-04-2014 till further orders,” said Abid Qadri […]

Break this silence

Following the Delhi gang rape of December 2012, which hogged the media limelight for a few weeks, many people expected that there would be a marked improvement in the condition of women in India. The candlelight marches, the sit-ins, scuffles with the police and even bearing the brunt of tear gas and police ‘’lathi’’ charge, […]

NC reverts to old slogan as polls near

Need to make consensus over J&K autonomy: Farooq SRINAGAR: With eye on upcoming elections National Conference chief Dr Farooq Abdullah Saturday asked New Delhi to consider auatonomy for Jammu and Kashmir. “There is a need to convince political parties in Delhi to go through the autonomy report on Jammu and Kashmir for addressing the Kashmir […]

12 Days Left For LS Polls in J&K

Polling ends on May 7, counting on May 16 SRINAGAR:  As the polls for the parliamentary seats in valley is scheduled to be held from April 10, the total number of registered voters in the state who are eligible to cast their votes is 69, 33,118. According to the details, the polling in the state […]

Police attacked in Pulwama, Army in Pattan

SRINAGAR: Panic gripped Kakapora in Pulwama district when unidentified gunmen appeared near Sumo Stand Kakapora and attacked police personnel deployed there causing injury to a policeman. Reports said that at around 5 in the evening, unidentified gunmen appeared near Sumo Stand and attacked the government forces who were on a routine patrol.  Gunmen fired upon […]

Kathua attack: ‘Inquiry report within weeks time’

JAMMU: Police and Army have independently started investigation into the suspected militants carried out twin attacks on the Jammu-Pathankote highway carried out by suspected militants on Friday that resulted in the  killing a soldier, two civilians and three militants. Minister of State for Home Sajad Kitchloo told CNS that it was a gruesome attack while […]

Lavatory Block in Hospital Turned Canteen, Sealed

Food cooked in this canteen was most unhygienic: Health Officer SRINAGAR: The Municipal Magistrate Srinagar on Saturday sealed the canteen of G B Pant Children’s Hospital which was operating from the lavatory block of the hospital complex and selling unhygienic food to attendants. SMC Magistrate Khursheed-ul-Islam along with the Health Officer Dr Shafqat Khan during […]

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