Shan-e-Awadh:Vivanta by Taj Spreads Shahi Dastarkhwan At Latitude

SRINAGAR: While tulips in Kashmir are in full bloom enticing visitors from every nook and corner of the country with their breathtaking colours, Latitude at Taj Vivinta, Srinagar, is offering its customers a gourmet experience with Awadhi cuisine. Master Chef, Shamshad Ahmad who flew to Vivinta all the way from Lucknow, has specially crafted a […]

Improve marketing facilities to ensure remunerative returns to farmers: Hanjura

JAMMU: Minister for Agriculture, Mr. Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura has underscored the need for proper implementation of centrally and state sponsored schemes to ensure their benefits reach the farmers. He has also stressed on keeping them abreast with latest knowhow and providing better marketing facilities to accelerate agricultural growth and   ensuring  remunerative  returns for […]

Secretary Tourism reviews working of Tourism Development Authorities

JAMMU:- Secretary Tourism, Farooq Ahmad Shah today took a detailed review of Tourism Development Authorities in a meeting, he chaired here.Dr. Bharat Bhushan CEO Lakhanpur Sarthal Development Authority, Rakesh Sarangal, CEO PDA, Dr. Vikas Gupta, CEO SMDA, Balkrishan, CEO BDA, Pawan Parihar, CEO KDA, Ms. Narmita Dogra,  Joint Director Tourism Jammu, Ms. Omera Sharaft Joint […]

Time to Rethink Hartals is Now

“Hartals have now become a routine and nothing productive has come out of it,” said the hardline Dukhtaran Millat chief Asiya Andrabi in the thick of the protests and shutdown last week following the death of five civilians in Handwara. The statement was surprising considering  Asiya has been a fervent supporter of the shutdowns in […]

Dear Kashmiri friends

I must start with an apology to Kashmiris since it may appear I’m presuming to speak on their behalf. I am not. I cannot. I can’t even begin to imagine, much less preach, about the pain they have suffered. Please forgive me, I couldn’t help but feel enraged at what Chetan Bhagat wrote in Times […]

Women Oppression and Suppression – A Bygone Notion

This is in response to the article “Women empowerment and the hidden bias” published in your newspaper on 5th April, 2016. Since time immemorial, women have been treated as second class citizen. Even in the confines of their own homes, women have always been dominated by men. However, the government policy of women empowerment has […]

Kashmir trout endangered by pollution, climate change

The man most associated with the introduction of trout in Jammu & Kashmir was the redoubtable angler and owner of a carpet factory, Frank J Mitchel. Although an indigenous variety – the snow trout – already existed in the waters, Mitchel convinced Maharaja Pratap Singh, to ask the British for more varieties. In 1899, the […]

How to Catch a Liar

Spotting a lie isn’t as quick and easy as it looks on television. With time and training, it is possible to get a good sense of when someone is deceiving you, experts say.“It’s really about how to observe very carefully,” said Pamela Meyer, author of the book Liespotting and chief executive officer of the private […]

How far can journalists go?

AS you read this article today, a renowned Australian current affairs journalist is counting days in a Beirut jail, waiting desperately, and optimistically, for the local authorities to give their final verdict in her case.Tara Brown, who works for one of Australia’s biggest television networks channel Nine was arrested along with her crew and a […]

Youth Services organises Girls Cross Country Run

 SRINAGAR |Apr 20:Youth Services and Sports Department Srinagar Wednesday organized Girls cross country run from SKICC Gate to Nishat Garden. The race was flagged off by Himayun Kaiser, Director Radio Kashmir Srinagar.1160 girls of 88 schools from both government and private participated in the race. The closing ceremony was held at Nishat Garden. Later the […]

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