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Kashmir polls: a triangular contest in Pulwom

Kashmir polls: a triangular contest in Pulwom

As the battle for state’s assembly polls intensifies among political parties, guessing a winner in Pulwom constituency has become a difficult task as the ruling National Conference (NC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are locked in a battle with the Third Front candidate. In...

Photo Feature

Photo feature: down the Afarwat slopes

Photo feature: down the Afarwat slopes

In the famous tourist resort Gulmarg, less than six miles from the volatile ceasefire line that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan, skiers from across the world have started to camp in Afarwat, some 3,950 metres above from the sea level, for...

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Technology & Gadgets

TV frequencies to deliver Wi-Fi internet in future

What if you could download songs or transfer movies at any given location with the help of a 'super Wi-Fi' network that reached your smartphone via TV frequencies?   German scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have proposed to make some TV frequencies available...

Health

Keep on running if you want to stay young

A new study had claimed that if you want to stay young, running may be the best way to do it.   The research by the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior citizens who run several times a week for exercise...

Columns

Other-side of Modi’s assertive India

 Other-side of Modi’s assertive India

“Yeh Woh Hindustan Nahin Hai”, the sentence that was often repeated by Indian Prime Minister and his home minister Rajnath Singh during recent Indo-Pak stand-off. Whether this sentence is a reference to Congress rule which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) often accused of pursuing an...

Features

Bhaderwah: Azad's litmus test

Bhaderwah: Azad's litmus test

This breathtakingly beautiful mountainous assembly constituency of the Jammu region has often been called 'Chota Kashmir' for its geographic, cultural and religious affinity with the Kashmir Valley.   If Ganderbal in the valley has been the political bastion of the Abdullahs and the ruling National Conference...

Literary Dispatch

Mirza Waheed's second novel released in Kashmir

Mirza Waheed's second novel released in Kashmir

After acclaiming great praise globally for his debut novel on Kashmir, London-based Kashmir writer Mirza Waheed today launched his second novel 'The Book of Golden Leaves...

Sports

Australian batsman critical after being hit by bouncer

Australia batsman Phil Hughes had emergency surgery and was in a critical condition in a Sydney hospital after he was hit on the head by a bouncer in a domestic first-class cricket match on Tuesday.    Hughes, who was wearing a protective batting helmet, reeled back...

Story in Pictures

In pics: protests at Kashmir City Centre over delay in relief

In pics: protests at Kashmir City Centre over delay in relief

With anger brewing over the delay in relief measures, flood victims Wednesday took to streets, blocking roads and suspending vehicular movement in City Center Lal Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar. Pictures: Yawar Kabli. Aghast over the inordinate delay in mitigating the sufferings...