New Track-II can make a difference

If separate meetings with Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and the the other major pro-freedom leaders like Shabir Shah and Prof Abdul Gani Bhat are any indication, then the visit of the five member delegation led by the former Foreign Minister Yashwant Sinha has been a moderate success.  The delegation also met the […]

An invitation to peace-mongering

One of the problems as one grows older is that the solutions you were proud of or content with do not make sense any more. As you confront them today, you feel you have settled for less, preferred the contentment of the second rate instead of the courage of the more, demanding ethical or aesthetic […]

And Shera Roared

A bodyguard protects their employer’s body from harm — but sometimes lacks veneration for other bodies, as is evident from the fracas involving Bollywood’s most famous bodyguard, Shera. Having guarded superstar Salman Khan for years, Shera has become a famous face — and body — himself. His feats are legends. Once, Moses-like, Shera cleaved a […]

A new political party for Kashmir

I tried  to assist the Kashmiris in finding Kashmir solution on the basis that India should use its military in retrieving India’s territory of Pakistan Administered Kashmir and not for training guns at the civilians of J&K and that too under oppressive AFSPA etc. But due to some reasons it could not materialize then in […]

The precarious status of GB

IN view of objections raised by all the provinces save one on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’s implementation, the federal government has launched a media campaign to highlight and defend the implementation strategy for this mega venture. In order to allay fears, a series of seminars have also been held in various locations. Gilgit-Baltistan, as CPEC’s […]

Made in China:How Chinese businesses evolved from imitation to innovation

Most of us use products made in China every day and are aware of its growing economic power as a factory to the world. But China intends to become a developed nation by mid-century and integral to this ambition is its intense focus on innovation. In a very few decades, Chinese companies had evolved from […]

Lady Killed In Cross Border Firing In Poonch

Poonch:A lady was killed as India and Pakistan exchanged heavy gunfire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Reports said that 54-year-old woman died after a mortar shell landed near her. The borders – IB and LoC in Jammu and Kashmir are witnessing flare up in exchange […]

Lady Killed In Cross Border Firing In Poonch

Poonch:A lady was killed as India and Pakistan exchanged heavy gunfire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Reports said that 54-year-old woman died after a mortar shell landed near her. The borders – IB and LoC in Jammu and Kashmir are witnessing flare up in exchange […]

Army man killed in border shelling In Rajouri

Rajouri: An army man was killed after India and Pakistan exchanged heavy fire and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. The soldier lost his life as Indian soldiers and Pakistan Rangers  continued shelling and firing along the international border.  

Abandon insensitivity and start dialogue: Tarigami

Srinagar : The continued Indo-Pak border tension has resulted in killings, destruction of residential houses and large scale displacement of population, especially those living near the LoC and International Border. Indian and Pakistani leadership should respect the 2003 truce and stop sacrificing the innocent people on both sides of the border for narrow political domestic […]

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