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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

Apple set to put Beats Music app on all iPhones, iPads

Apple is planning to make Beats Music app a must have for all iPhone and iPad users.    Apple will be loading up the Beats Music streaming app on everyone's iPhone, iPad and iPhone Touch.   The company has been encouraging its users to download the app, alongside...

Health

High-fruit diets can worsen depression

Forcing your children to have too much fruit during adolescence can have negative consequences as a diet high in fructose, a sugar found naturally in fruits, may exacerbate their depressive behaviours, new research shows.   The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can...

Columns

Release of Al Jazeera journalists will confirm regional realignment

Release of Al Jazeera journalists will confirm regional realignment

My crystal ball tells me that the three Al Jazeera journalists, incarcerated in Cairo for the past six months, are about to be released. The three were part of Egypt's most powerful news bureau during the brief spell of President Mohammad Morsi, of the Muslim...

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

'Disgraced' Asif advises Ramiz not to criticise banned trio

'Disgraced' Asif advises Ramiz not to criticise banned trio

Disgraced Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif has advised former captain Ramiz Raja not to criticise the banned trio that includes him as well as Salman Butt and Mohammad Aamir, who are hoping to revive their international careers. Asif, Butt and Aamir served their respective bans...

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...