Glimpses of enigmatic narrative

In July 1989, the group of four expeditionists including myself crossed the LOC in Mendhar sector at about 2 a.m. (night) and, after descending the…

Story in Pictures

Youth shot dead during protest


Azad faces career's biggest challenge

Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is facing his career's biggest challenge in the Udhampur constituency, which votes Thursday, as this is the…


Kashmir: tale of two battlegrounds

In contemporary Kashmir, there are two battlegrounds; the virtual sphere and the physical realm. The virtual battleground for the obvious reasons is…

Literary Dispatch

Nobel writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez hospitalized

Colombia's Nobel Prize-winning writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was being treated at a Mexico City hospital for a lung infection but he was doing well,…

Photo Feature

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,…

Tech and Gadgets

Reliance raises call tariff by 20 per cent

 Reliance Communications, India's fourth-biggest mobile phone carrier, will hike voice prices starting April 25, the company said in a statement, to…