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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

Google offers ad blocker service for dollar a month

Google has started a new service 'Google Contributor' that blocks ads on users' favourite site for one, two or three dollars a month.   According to Wired, instead of the web ads, users would see "thank you" messages being displayed on the website that participate in...

Health

Keep on running if you want to stay young

A new study had claimed that if you want to stay young, running may be the best way to do it.   The research by the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior citizens who run several times a week for exercise...

Columns

Other-side of Modi’s assertive India

 Other-side of Modi’s assertive India

“Yeh Woh Hindustan Nahin Hai”, the sentence that was often repeated by Indian Prime Minister and his home minister Rajnath Singh during recent Indo-Pak stand-off. Whether this sentence is a reference to Congress rule which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) often accused of pursuing an...

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

Parvez targets World Cup selection

Parvez targets World Cup selection

Jammu and Kashmir cricketer Parvez Rasool is targeting a spot in the Indian team which will play in the 2015 ICC World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.   "The target now is selection for the World Cup. There are multi-day matches coming up and the...

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...