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It’s going to be tough for all in Langate Poll Battle

It’s going to be tough for all in Langate Poll Battle

By: Arif Abu Fida Though Election Commission is yet to announce the schedule for state assembly elections and people have started seeing break-ups as well as alliances of politicians, apart from allegations and counter allegations amongst different political parties. And when it comes to politics, Langate has been historically at the forefront to defend its […]

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The US Invasion of Afghanistan ended with Talks

The US Invasion of Afghanistan ended with Talks

BY: Shabir Ahmad Afghanistan is a mountainous landlocked country in South Asia and its area has been invaded many times in recorded history. The other part of the history is that no invader has ever been able to control all of its regions and often faced rebellions. In September 2001, nearly 3,000 people were killed in the 9/11 terrorist […]

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OF CELEBRATING REPBLIC DAY

OF CELEBRATING REPBLIC DAY

By: Adv. Mohd Aamir Malik On 26th January 1950 India became a sovereign democratic Republic with a written constitution and an elected parliament. India will celebrate its 70th Republic Day today. The Indian Constitution, the longest in the world, consists of 397 Articles and 12 Schedules which provides for a single citizenship for the whole […]

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When Pandits left!

When Pandits left!

By: Azhar Aalam Mir World is full of religious people- people believing in one or the other religious ideology- which is clear from numerous studies indicating that nearly 84% of the world’s population is religious. In the state of Jammu and Kashmir, majority of the people follow Islam as their religion. I believe that every […]

 Dr. Shahid Amin

We Need Happy and Healthy Children!

We Need Happy and Healthy Children!

(Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and other such technology elites consistently maintain that Silicon Valley parents were strict about technology use. A recent research has found children who spend more than two hours a day looking at a screen have worse memory, language skills and very shrill attention span).

It is quite obvious that having a happy and thriving child can greatly enhance a parent’s personal happiness satisfaction. But having a low, pessimistic or depressed child will certainly be a cause of serious worry for any parents. Children are innocent and it is correctly said that God lives where children live. The smiling faces of […]

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The skyrocketing of flight rates!

The skyrocketing of flight rates!

By: Nazim Humayoon Imagine that you have to shell out Rs. 10767 for Srinagar-Jammu flight on a day when you will be charged around Rs. 4800 for Delhi-Bangalore flight. Now, the same day you get a ticket for Delhi-Dubai on the same date at Rs 10800 only- isn’t it astounding? What kind of pricing is […]

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Cong on crossroad; old guards verses new in Himachal

Cong on crossroad; old guards verses new in Himachal

By: Ashwani Sharma Politically a gentle state is witnessing a change though. The long dominance of political figures, who ruled the state, frequented by change of the power every five years in the past is slowly getting replaced. The BJP, currently ruling the state, has accepted the change with the time but the congress –a […]

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Old Age Homes – A Necessary Evil!

Old Age Homes – A Necessary Evil!

Isolation is proving to be a reality that comes with old age. Ageing being inevitable, everyone goes through these stages, provided death does not come calling in the meantime. Thus, irrespective of our stature, all of us come to a stage where we need others. Currently, around the globe, senior citizens are being deprived of […]

 Syed Kaleem Geelani

Blood, Blockade and Breakup!

Blood, Blockade and Breakup!

Killing of hundreds, blockade of internet and breakup of political parties was all about last year in Kashmir

Kashmir valley has always witnessed tragedies and unexpected occurrences throughout many years and last year too, the valley witnessed a series of killings of militants as well as of civilians. The valley also witnessed a large number of frequent internet blockades especially in South Kashmir areas, leaving the people in misery and disconnected from the […]

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Victims of Favoritism and Corruption!

Victims of Favoritism and Corruption!

By: Ishfaq Shafi Corruption is really a major issue and a stumbling block in way of achieving any target individually or as a state. More or less it is present worldwide and seems to be nearly undefeatable. The people of Jammu and Kashmir are among the worst suffers of corruption in public services and otherwise […]