War With Iran To Set Entire Region Ablaze: Nasrallah

BEIRUT —The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement has warned that a war against Iran would not stop at the Islamic Republic’s borders, and its flames will engulf the entire Middle East region. The rhetoric and threats of a war against Iran have ebbed because US President Donald “Trump, his administration, and his intelligence […]

Tackling Islamophobia Focal Point Of PM Imran’s Maiden Speech At OIC

MAKKAH — Leaders from across the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) met in Saudi Arabia early Saturday for the 14th session of the Islamic Summit, which follows two emergency Arab meetings the night before in Makkah criticising Iran’s behaviour and influence in countries like Syria, Iraq and Lebanon. The Muslim leaders discussed a breadth of critical issues, ranging […]

Modi Is The Future

Prime Minister Modi should be a happy man. By, winning two consecutive terms with a full majority – a feat previously accomplished only by leaders of the now beleaguered Congress party – Modi has joined J. L Nehru and Indira Gandhi as one of the most dominant politicians in Indian history. Importantly, the stunning victory […]

Why Shutting Down The Internet Is No Longer An Option

The Digital India Report released by McKinsey Global Institute in March contains a wealth of interesting data about how digital technologies have impacted the Indian economy. With 560 million internet subscribers, India has more digital consumers than any other country in the world, save China. Despite these high numbers, India’s Country Digital Adoption Index score […]

Happiness Lies in Helping Others

There is a Chinese saying that goes: “If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.” For centuries, the greatest thinkers have suggested the same thing: […]

Forget The Song, Get Into The Swing Of The Cricket World Cup

Never mind song and dance, cricket’s greatest extravaganza has begun. We’ve reached the point in the proceedings where everything every player or coach says sounds the same. We’ve exhausted our store of cricket stories and are resorting to writing about songs, for goodness sake. Somebody take guard already. Somebody else mark out a run already. […]

Khanda Residents Decry Water Shortage  

SRINAGAR — The residents of Khanda village of B.K Pora Tehsil are suffering on account of water shortage due to leakage and blockage of pipes at different places. The locals of the area including women staged a protest by blocking traffic for hours. Gulzar Ahmad, a local resident, told  Kashmir Observer: “There is no water in […]

Amarnath Yatra: In A First, CCTVs To Keep Watch On Community Kitchens

JAMMU — Community kitchens that would feed lakhs of pilgrims on way to the cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas will be monitored by CCTVs, officials said. The yatra will commence on July 1 and continue for 46 days till August 15. This time CCTVs would be installed at each langar (community kitchen) site […]

Hurriyat (G) Representative Addresses OIC Meet  

SRINAGAR — Hurriyat Conference (G) representative and president of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, Syed Abdullah Gilani addressed the 14th Islamic Summit that was held in Makkah, seeking the international community’s attention towards the “lingering Kashmir dispute.” “70 years, Kashmir dispute not only remains unresolved but has left a horrifying trail of death, destruction and immeasurable human suffering […]

Survey To Asses Conversion Of Agricultural Land In Srinagar  

SRINAGAR —The District Magistrate (DM) Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has issued an order directing for immediate holding of survey in respective Patwar Halqas on illegal conversion of agricultural land for commercial or residential purposes in the district and furnishing of updated asami-wise lists with all relevant details within two weeks.  The step has been […]