updated 4:14 PM 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

App to help blind 'see money'

The blind have a reason to smile, courtesy a new smart phone application that helps them "see the money" as it aids in identification of notes.   The Android app 'See the Money' detects the exact denomination from a simple photo of the note clicked via...


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...


Demoralised Australia fight to save Test after Younis epic

Australia were left with a daunting task to save the second Test and series after Younis Khan hit an epic double hundred to put Pakistan in command on Friday.   Younis notched a memorable 213 for his fifth double hundred to steer Pakistan to 570-6 declared...

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...