Columns

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

In pictures: Geelani arrives in Kashmir

Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday arrived in Kashmir and congratulated the people who are ‘resisting and protesting…

Youth shot dead during protest

Features

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…

Blog

Kashmir capital gunfight: reporter’s diary

It was a cloudy evening. The sun and the clouds had played hide and seek throughout the day. I waited for my friends in Old City as we after a long…

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,…

Health

Peers bigger threat than pimps for minors in sex trade?

Contrary to what people generally assume, it is not always the pimps who initiate minors into sex trade, says a study. The role of peers, consumers…

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…