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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Mishandling Zakat institution

Shabir HandooIf we pay Zakat in such large numbers, why does the number of beggars swell up with every passing day.Last few years have...

The Shimla Discourse

Z.G. MuhammadForty three years back on 2 July at Shimla, a bilateral agreement was signed between India and Pakistan. Since their birth as independent...

Kashmir and US amnesia

Yasin Malik The US is the world’s most powerful country. Its pre-eminence remains unchallenged for now. However, it suffers from a curious case of amnesia:...

Kashmir Valley to Silicon Valley

Ban! Ban! Ban! From beef to internet, India seems to be running in a marathon of bans, or rather, aiming to get its name...

Why the destruction of Daesh may not bring peace to the Middle East

The national structures and boundaries created by European colonial powers after the Ottoman Empire was dismantled at the end of World War I are...

Kashmir, Neither jugular vein nor integral part

The language of Kashmir conflict, of course, has evolved over the decades. The Kashmir conflict has and will continue to damage seriously the health...

Reverse swing: The Bharat Mata test

The escalation of the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, incident has shown us up as a truly petty people. Tunku Varadarajan“Kashmir to Kanyakumari”. Perhaps it’s...

Testing and Selecting Teachers

Abrar-ul-MustafaOur Education Minister has decided to conduct a Screening Test of the Teachers before their confirmation in the service.This step is illogical, not because...

The Log and the Peg!

The tragedy of Kashmir is aptly depicted by the popular proverbM ASHRAFFor almost four and a half centuries now Kashmiris have been under external...

I am Kashmir!

I have a story of pain to narrateMuhammad Asif RashidI am Kashmir. I am in movies, I am in poetry, I am in love,...

NIT Srinagar unrest

  The NIT campus in Srinagar Kashmir is slowly returning to normalcy after the clashes between Kashmiri Muslims and students from outside the state studying...

A Modi Plan That is Going Nowhere

The Hindu carried on Gandhi Jayanti a hilarious colour photograph taken last year of Modi inaugurating his Swachch Bharat Abhiyan (SBA). As the PWD...

Devious Discourses

For the past fifteen months, there has been hardly a day when a new ‘hegemonic discourse’ was not set into motion in the state....

Holding people hostage

With e-curfew over, we are out of a 76-hour torture. To rediscover our latitudinal location. To confirm our validity to a world we thought...

Unpacking of a Package

The Rs 80,000 crore economic “package” for few central and state sectors in Kashmir is less about TAMEIR. It is more about TASEER –...

Towards tolerance

Tolerating each other will make us better peopleDr Mehraj Ud Din ShahToday, India enjoys a secular character. The country has attained this character through...

All routes are barred

Another Eid celebration in the troubled life of the predominantly Muslim valley in Jammu and Kashmir.. Troubled, not because it lacked in popular involvement...

Afzal Guru’s hanging: Justice or judicial murder!

The government of India in a top-secret operation hanged Kashmiri youth, Muhammad Afzal Guru, on February 09, 2013, in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar jail...

The Path to Peace in Kashmir:  Will Trump Be Pivotal?

On behalf of the ‘World Kashmir Awareness’ and its members, sincere congratulations Mr. President-elect on your election as the 45th President of the United States of...

The Kunan Poshpora pain

Time can never heal this wound Mushtaq SidiqiKashmiris have suffered enormously since 1989. Though decades have passed by, but the Kunan Poshpora incident of mass...

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