updated 6:22 AM GMT, Oct 31, 2014


Text of APHC's memorandum on Kashmir 'Million March'

Text of APHC's memorandum on Kashmir 'Million March'

  Here is the text of memorandum submitted by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to British and European Union Countries o the occasion of Kashmir Million March being held in London today. TEXT OF MEMORANDUM: Sixty Seven years ago on 26th October...

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

Are you sleeping with your smartphone?

A considerable number of people take their smartphones with them to bed - some even holding them in their hands as they dream, said a survey.   According to a latest survey by California-based QR Code Press magazine, 53 percent of respondents said they regularly took...


Two cups of tea per day can keep risk of ovarian cancer away

There's some good news for ladies! A new study has shown that women, who drink two cups of tea a day, face one-third less risk of developing ovarian cancer.   Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA), studied the dietary habits of 171,940 women aged...


Flooded Kashmir — a fortnight later

Kashmir has once again been vitiated — now by Nature. There has already been recent history of adversities of different hues. The poor Kashmiris somehow continue to be at the receiving end: from the times of the Maharaja's self-centered rule to the couldn't-care-less attitude...


When death ruled the streets of Indian capital

When death ruled the streets of Indian capital

  It was an accidental meeting with a Military Police officer that led us to the house of death in Delhi in 1984. We had witnessed on the evening of Oct 31 the first bout of anti-Sikh violence that followed Indira Gandhi’s assassination. We were near...

Literary Dispatch

Australian Richard Flanagan wins 2014 Man Booker prize

The first Man Booker prize to allow American nominees was Tuesday night won by an Australian, with Richard Flanagan triumphing for a novel of love...


`Miffed` Younis thanks Flower, Luden instead of Pak selectors

Pakistan's veteran batsman Younis Khan, who scored hundreds in both innings against Australia to cap a memorable Test, has thanked his side's batting coach Grant Flower and trainer Grant Luden for his splendid performance in his team's victory on Sunday.   However, Younis refused to give...

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...