No Let Up in Attacks on Women,Protests Rock Many Areas

Srinagar—Protests broke out again in Batmaloo area of Srinagar after third mysterious braid chopping incident took place in the locality for the third consecutive days on Friday. The fresh incident was reported from SD Colony here. Residents claimed that the braid of a woman in the colony was chopped by the unknown person. “Some unknown […]

Shoaib hattrick gives Fort View thumping win

Srinagar—Thanks to a hattrick from Shoab,  Fort View FC thrashed Kashmir United Football Club 4-0 in their Pool B  A-Division fixture of State Football League-2017 at Synthetic Turf TRC Srinagar, a statement from Jammu and Kashmir Football Association said.  Real Kashmir pocketed victory in their Super Division fixture beating Young Iqbal Football Club by a […]

The Online Media May be Anarchic,but Shows More Spirit than Mainstream Media

On the evening of Sunday, October 8, those watching Indian television channels would have seen Union railways minister Piyush Goyal holding a press conference where he said his party condemned the “defamatory and baseless” allegations in The Wire’s story about Jay Amit Shah’s business. He said that it was nothing but sensationalism on the website’s […]

Chasing deadlines and happiness, we forget our lonely elderly

An oppressive winter has finally given way to the happiness of spring. Pretty flowers are in bloom and the bare trees promise to be in leaf again. As I walk into the weekend round, I feel happy for my patients who might be discharged, or simply set foot outdoors. “You can go home!”, I congratulate […]

Passion and pain: Why secessionist movements rarely succeed

Calls for “independence” have been increasingly heard on the streets of Barcelona in recent days. Those powerful emotions can drive people to extremes, which in some cases include killing and dying. Yet for the high price often paid, independence movements are rarely successful and their outcomes are usually less than hoped for. Catalonia’s recent vote […]

When We Caught a Braid Chopper!

My Facebook timeline these days remains full of videos, images and comments on braid chopping chaos. It has been over one month that this new issue has gripped social media here. The chapter started on September 04, 2017 and like a wild fire it spread all over the Kashmir valley within no time. Every now […]

Tax evasion woes: Council to discuss bringing real estate within GST ambit

Washington—Identifying real estate as the one sector where the maximum amount of tax evasion takes place, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said there was a strong case to bring it under the ambit of the GST. The matter will be discussed at the next meeting of the GST, which will be held on November 9, in Guwahati, Jaitley said, while delivering […]

SFC earns Rs 55.42 cr revenue against 8.85 lakh cft’s timber sale

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir State Forest Corporation (JKSFC) has earned an amount of Rs 55.42 crore up to ending September 2017, from sale of 8.85 Lakh cft’s of timber to the consumers of S& M Circle Kashmir during the current year. This information was given by the Corporation in a meeting held under the Chairmanship […]

Delhi’s Refusal To Hand Over Power Projects Spark Condemnation

Srinagar—Parties cutting across political barriers have unanimously condemned remarks of Union Power Minister which conveyed a categorical no to return of the hydle power projects from the NHPC to J&K saying this has once again exposed the hollowness of PDP-BJP Agenda Of Alliance. Union Power Minister RK Singh was quoted saying on Wednesday that 390-MW […]

Official responsible for goof up suspended: Sajad Lone

Srinagar—The child development project officer (CDPO) of Anantnag’s Breng block has been suspended after a banner on ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign featured separatist leader Asiya Andrabi as an achiever alongside Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and other personalities. The banner aimed at highlighting the women achievers of the country was hoisted at a function held […]

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