Lt Guv directs to improve power distribution

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha Sunday directed for improving and streamlining the power distribution system in Jammu and Kashmir. The Lt Guv said this during a meeting with the experts from power sector and officers of J&K Power Distribution Corporation here at Raj Bhavan. While discussing the issues related to streamlining the power supply system, […]

Series of events held at Jammu to mark National Girl Child Week

JAMMU: To mark National Girl Child week, under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Programme(BBBP), series of activities were today organized here by office of Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) Jammu. Supervisors, Health Staff, Anganwadi Workers of ICDS Project Jammu and Staff from One Stop Centre were present on the occasion. Beneficiaries of different age-group were also […]

J&K Industrial Land Allotment Policy, 2021-30 approved

Jammu: The Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved the adoption of Jammu & Kashmir Industrial Land Allotment Policy, 2021-30 to evolve a highly structured industrial land bank for promoting equitable industrial growth in Jammu and Kashmir. The new policy attempts to address various land-related issues impeding […]


More heads usually means better decisions. When the Hurriyat leaders put theirs together after decades of separation, one thought this basic rule would apply. But as always the Hurriyat leaders proved themselves what they are: a massive disappointment. And these are no ordinary times we are talking about. At one end, the current times are […]

Our dirty dark underbelly

That a large number of Kashmiris are involved in spying for the state is a fact all too well known. It is probably ‘normal’ in a place like Kashmir where people see the state as an entity of occupation and the state is constantly looking for collaborators and informers to maintain its writ. The people […]

Moral decadence Who’s responsible—elders or youth?

POINT Elders have utterly failed to transmit moral values to the younger generation. The pomp and show of the western civilisation has swayed our youth and elders are to blame for not educating them about its pitfalls. Youth seek instant gratification and pleasure. Elders don’t educate youth about things like patience. Our personal greed has […]

Voices from JNU

Voices from JNU

‘These curbs could now extend to the classrooms’ What happened on 9 February and onwards does not constitute a crime and in no way sedition. There have been some alleged slogans in bad taste but that should have been dealt with at the internal level. A university is a place where different ideas, opinions and […]

America taught me my faith

America taught me my faith

Muneer Baig The situation in Kashmir has forced many Kashmiris to leave their homeland in search of answers for their struggle as Kashmiris and as human beings aspiring for a better life. I left Kashmir and migrated to the United States in the early ‘90s. it was not easy, but there were not many options […]

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