Saas, Bahu and Zaam

Sheru was stunned. A salad prepared by him eight years ago had gone to a buchi’s head.  She was unmarried then.  Now she lives with her husband and two children. Before learning how this eight-year-old salad `helped’ the buchi, readers must know what it was all about. A couple was getting ready for the marriage of a […]

Reason to Act

According to data furnished by the Home Department, there are more cases of rape and molestation registered against “security” men and the police than against insurgents. This applies to statistics offered for both provinces of the state. The data reveals that 5125 cases of rapes were registered across the state, 2601 in Kashmir and 2524 […]

Resurgent Pakistan seek big win against struggling hosts

Resurgent Pakistan seek big win against struggling hosts

DHAKA: Pakistan have already shown their unpredictability in the tournament. They were limp during the defeat to India in the opening match and fought back against Australia to keep their chances alive in the World T20. They are the only team to have reached the semi-finals of every World T20 so far, and need to […]

Why pro-India parties’ slogan of bijli, sadak, pani is a hoax

Why pro-India parties’ slogan of bijli, sadak, pani is a hoax

Reader Special Srinagar: Pro-India parties in Jammu and Kashmir have sought votes, and won elections, on the bijli, sadak, pani slogan, but the government’s own data shows how shoddily these promises have been kept. While the power crisis in the state is only worsening by the day, a huge chunk of the population craves for […]

Gulmarg ponywalas, sledge pullers hold protests

Gulmarg ponywalas, sledge pullers hold protests

BARAMULLA: Pony and sledge pullers from Gulmarg on Saturday held demonstrations outside the office of the District Development Commissioners here to protest against the ‘rampant’ use of snow scooters at Gulmarg tourist destination depriving them of their livelihood. The protesters who blocked the main entrance of the DDC office said that snow scooters are being […]

The Honest Bureaucrat

  This article is dedicated to an honest civil servant who is to retire soon. And to another who already has. The curtains come down slowly. The day arrives when he no longer opens his cupboard and looks for a clean, ironed suit to wear. The day arrives when there is no car waiting outside […]

Sacrifices are priceless asset of freedom struggle: Hurriyat

Sacrifices are priceless asset of freedom struggle: Hurriyat

SRINAGAR: Asking people of Kashmir to show complete resolve towards the “mission of martyrs who laid their lives for the cause,” Hurriyat Conference (M) Saturday said that “unity of thought, consistency and commitment towards the freedom struggle was prerequisite to achieve the goal.” In a statement, the pro-freedom amalgam paid rich tributes to Jaleel Andrabi, […]

Workshop on neonatal techniques held at Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Workshop on Neonatal and Emergencies was held Saturday at Children’s Hospital here. Among others, senior paediatricians of the Valley—Prof. R.S. Manhas, Dr. Altaf Hussain—and Faculty and Residents of SKIMS, Soura and Bemina, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Department of Paediatrics, L.D Neonatology besides paediatricians from all the districts of Kashmir division attended the workshop. The […]

LS Polls: Geelani ‘surprised’ over role of ‘fence-sitters’ among religious groups

LS Polls: Geelani ‘surprised’ over role of ‘fence-sitters’ among religious groups

SRINAGAR: Describing elections in Kashmir as “military operation” Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Saturday expressed “surprise” over the “silence maintained by some religious groups on the issue.” “Geelani Sahab although expressed his satisfaction over the stand of many pro-freedom and religious organizations with respect to the elections has expressed his surprise over the […]

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