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Sunday, August 19, 2018

The fresh turmoil proves yet again our leaders don’t matter

​ The recent ban on Print media and the blocking of internet services in the valley is an act of cowardice on the part of...

The falling standards

From politics to business to social relations, everything has turned upside downFirdous SyedUndeniably, in the postmodern era, traditional value systems are under siege, universally....

Why Belgium?

MARTIN KETTLEIt will take weeks of scrutiny to find out exactly what happened in the Brussels attacks , but the country's past and its...

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...

Hopeless Gazans are still waiting for reconstruction

Motasem A Dalloul It was midday and the temperature was over 32oC as Rabah Abu-Shanab, 58, lay under the rubble of what once was...

A Tribute – Burhan Muzaffar Wani – Poem by Fahid Hameed

​In the woods of my valley Moves a tiger with a notion Showing slaves a way to truth With the world opposing his actionHe...

J&K govt formation – Mehbooba in a corner: Talks fail, party divided

MUZAMIL JALEELAfter ten weeks of suspense over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir , the PDP- BJP coalition has almost collapsed. There is a...

Sold Out People engaged in Scolding the Blood of Innocent Kashmiris

Sold out people in Society, engaged in scolding the Blood of Civilians in Kashmir. Unrest in Kashmir has turned into the big profitable industry...

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...

Bad to worse

Squeezed, people repeat the folly and reap the bitterHassan ZainagireePlanted in Kashmir the PDP popped to prominence to fill the vacuum of an opposition...

The Middle East Quagmire

MIRZA ARIF BEGAt the presidential palace in Cairo, the charismatic leader of the Arab world in last decade and a half sat in his chair for...

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....

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...

DPS Row: An Alumna Speaks Up

By Ann Saad Keeping the recent rush of write ups on Delhi Public School (DPS) abaya row in mind, let’s put the things in perspective....

Did Yakub Memon get his due?

SAM RAJAPPAThe death by hanging of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the lone death-row convict in the March 12, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, on...

Modi failed to do a Vajpayee in Kashmir

Shujaat BukhariPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-hyped visit to Srinagar on November 7 did not make much difference vis-à-vis addressing and approaching the issues facing...

Aamir Khan, the elephant

India’s inter-racial and inter-faith social spaces need harmony today. That harmony could come about through a new pursuit of mutual understanding and empathy Arjimand Hussain...

After Mullah Omar

The circumstances of Mullah Omar’s death may be an ongoing mystery, but other events on the Afghan Taliban front are already eclipsing the rather...

Rejecting divisive politics

People of Bihar have exhibited maturityMushtaq SidiqiDefying all political calculations, the JD(U) coalition in Bihar swept the elections that had come to be reckoned...

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...

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