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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Syrian mystery unfolded!

East Ghouta, the countryside of capital Damascus, which is being held by multiple terror groups since 2012 has become the talk of all media...

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...

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...

“Love labour and laundry the remarkable stories of karachis dhobis”

The service of the dhobi has been around for centuries in this part of the world. The word dhobi refers to a dry-cleaner, or...

Why US Empire incarcerated a Muslim convert-cum-journalist Marzieh Hashemi?

In this materialistic world, a person who wants to support and spread the truth is not allowed to do so by those whose foundations...

Hurriyat’s Million March litmus test for Sayeed’s Battle of Ideas

Gowhar GeelaniAll eyes are on ‘Sher-i-Kashmir’ cricket stadium, Kashmir’s lone international cricket ground ironically used more for political rallies than cricket matches, where the...

A Tale of Disappearance

AAQIB JAVAID“Disappearance” : the Oxford dictionary defines this word as ” An act or the fact of someone or something going missing”. In the...

HIJAB : An Epitome Of Modesty , Dignity And Resilience

Dear Muslim sister,  This piece intends not to present the history behind Hijab or importance of veil in other religions apart from Islam (As...

MOLESTATION OF MINORITY WOMEN IN INDIA

​   ​ -ALI SUKHANVERWho is leading a more miserable life in India; the Dalits or the Muslims? It is a very difficult question to answer because...

India’s Human rights record in J&K 

November 2002: The human rights record of the Indian security forces in Kashmir has been characterized by arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and extrajudicial killings. These...

Troubled Islamic path of Indonesia, Malaysia!

Indonesia and Malaysia in South East Asia are basically Muslim nations with majorities seeking to practise Islamic way of life and governments are are...

Emerging Need of Old Age Homes In Kashmir

"In the social development sector, we work on the establishment of mental health policies, livelihood, orphanages, cancer/ general health, environment, road safety education, skill...

Understanding Paris

Could all these costly military campaigns succeed in destroying “terrorism”?Firdous SyedVictims of Paris falling prey to the scourge of violence are being mourned the...

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...

Kashmir-iyat, Jamu-riyat and Ladakh-iyat…

John plans to shop there itself next time he visits Dilli to fetch money from the ''khazana''. S S Qadri Jan Sab, Jani, John, Jani darling,...

Sticks, Carrots and Sticks

We have either been threatened or cajoledZ G MuhammadFor ruling a nation against its wishes, the thumb rule with the monarchs and the colonists...

Whose India? Tagore’s or Golwalkar’s

One sees two faces of India. Which one will endure? The big question that haunts us all!M ASHRAFThe word `India' usually evokes many images....

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,...

Crispy and crunchy

People eat physics. If the latter is not good then they don’t eat it. They eat physical properties with a little bit of taste...

‘It is not my India!’

Ghulam Nabi KhayalIn October 1968, a three-day State Peoples Convention was held here in Srinagar which was inaugurated by India’s political stalwart, Jaya Prakash...

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