Jailed ML Leader’s Mother Passes Away

SRINAGAR: The mother of incarcerated Muslim League (ML) General Secretary, Muhammad Rafiq Ganie, Saja Begum passed away on Saturday. Saja was 75 and breathed her last at her home at Tailwani area of Achabal. She was suffering from life threatening disease of cancer. Meanwhile, Saja’s son, Rafiq continued to languish in Kot Bhalwal jail in […]

Modi Wave Prevails As BJP Wins UP, Uttarakhand With Landslide Margins

SRINAGAR: Narendra Modi led Bhartiya Janta Party decimated Congress-Samajwadi alliance in Uttar Pradesh registering a landslide victory after securing 324 seats in an assembly of 403 members. The UP elections are considered important viz-a-viz national politics in India. In 2014, Modi led BJP campaign secured most MP seats from this state. Similarly, BJP over ran […]

Executive Engineer ULB Placed Under Suspension

JAMMU: In a communiqué received from the Department of Housing and Urban development it is informed that  Jugal Kishore Sharma, Executive Engineer, Urban Local Bodies, Jammu, Division-I, is placed under suspension with immediate effect pending inquiry into the allegations of tampering of tender documents. I/C Assistant Engineer Janak Singh Saini, shall lookafter the work of […]

Chaos Spread By Incorrect Interpretations of Islam: Pak PM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday asked the religious scholars to help the state eradicate terrorism from the country. He was addressing a seminar at Jamia Naeemia, a seminary considered close to the Sharif family. “In Pakistan and in the world, hate is being spread in the name of Islam,” he said. “It […]

Spring is far behind

 “They may survive today but we will get them tomorrow. Our relentless operations will continue,” India’s army chief, General Bipin Rawat, chose to hold out dire public warnings of “tough action” against the stone-pelting young people of Kashmir. He declared that the government is prepared to give those who support terror activities an opportunity to […]

The unspoken passion of Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam

The great Punjabi poet and writer Amrita Pritam once told Uma Trilok, who authored Amrita-Imroz: A Love Story, of the following conversation involving Sahir and her:Sahir happened to ask Amrita, ‘Why don’t the two of us go and live in China?’ Amrita, puzzled by Sahir’s sudden suggestion of moving to China, sought an immediate explanation. […]

Unfolding New Great Game

The British newspaper Telegraph carried a sensational interview on Sunday with “a senior Pakistani Army source” who underscored that the Afghanistan situation is in a “total mess” and the West now faced “losing control”. The Pakistani military official warned that there might be a Syria-like intervention by Russia, using the pretext of an Islamic threat to Central Asia, Moscow’s […]

Make education FREE for all

The basic philosophy of education has witnessed erosion and that is reflected in our surroundings.  Although it is considered as one of the key elements to achieve a successful and peaceful life on the planet, however, such goals have not been achieved somehow, which need a critical examination. Education now is more like a skill-focused program […]

Kupwara youth missing since last week

Srinagar : A youth is missing from his home since 4th of March 2017 in Kupwara, Police said on Saturday. A 25 year old youth namely Tahir Ahmad Mir son of Ghulam Hassan Mir son of Ghulam Hassan Mir resident of Potushahi Lolab, Kupwara is missing from 04th of March 2017 from his home. He has left […]

Dozen shops looted in Sopore

SOPORE : At least dozen shops were looted at different locations during the intervening night of 10, 11 March in north Kashmir’s sopore town. According to reports a dozen shops were looted by unknown persons from Chota Bazar, Shalpora and Muslimpeer areas of Sopore including dry fruits shop and decamped with money and the goods worth […]

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