Domestic political, electoral compulsions behind India’s reluctance to talk: Pak FM

Domestic political, electoral compulsions behind India’s reluctance to talk: Pak FM

New York: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has alleged that India’s “domestic political and electoral compulsions” were behind New Delhi’s reluctance to talk to the new government in Islamabad. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Qureshi were slated to meet on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General Assembly session in New York. However, […]

‘War with India no option’

‘War with India no option’

Srinagar: Pakistan’s new Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that war with India is not an option. Qureshi, who is attending the UN General Assembly session in New York, told Al Jazeera news network, ‘There is no military solution. The only solution is a dialogue.’’ Talking about Pakistan-India relations, he referred back to Prime […]

Heavy firing across LoC in Tangdar

Heavy firing across LoC in Tangdar

Kupwara: Indian and Pakistani forces traded heavy gunfire along the Line of Control in Sadpora area in Tangdar sector of district Kupwara on Saturday evening. Official sources said that the forces also fired heavy mortar shells and targeted posts of each other. Senior Superintendent of Police Kupwara AS Dinkar confirmed to Kashmir Reader that there […]

BJP demands action against parties boycotting polls

BJP demands action against parties boycotting polls

Jammu: The BJP’s Jammu and Kashmir unit on Saturday demanded de-recognition and withdrawal of symbol of the parties which have announced that they will boycott the upcoming urban local bodies (ULB) and panchayat polls in the state. ULB elections are scheduled to take place in four phases beginning October 8 and the panchayat polls will […]

Govt announces new office timings for Jammu

Govt announces new office timings for Jammu

JAMMU: Government on Saturday announced change in the working hours of government offices in Jammu division. As per an order issued by Divisional Commissioner Office, Jammu, the working hours in the government offices located in Jammu division shall be from 10 am to 4 pm for the month of October and 10 am to 4:30 […]

New school timing from October

New school timing from October

SRINAGAR: Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has ordered change in school timings for Kashmir province from 1 October 2018. According to an order issued by Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo, the new timings for the government and the recognised private schools in Srinagar Municipal limits will be from 9 am to […]

The Other Side of Aristotle

The Other Side of Aristotle

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, theorist, scientist and researcher par excellence. Plato was his teacher and along with his teacher Plato, he is by and large , considered as one of the most influential ancient philosophers in a number of logical, metaphysical and philosophical arenas, together with political theory (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 1998). Aristotle’s […]

On the Nostalgia of Harud (Autumn)

By Adil Rashid Bhat The hustle and bustle of the autumn in Kashmir, once upon a time, was a wonderful affair and an amazing spectacle, brimming with extravaganza of life ,to be a part of; when people locally relied upon one another to accomplish the exigencies of the season. It was never such a murky […]