Top News

SRINAGAR: Following the tragic killing of a class 9 boy in CRPF firing,  Kulgam continues to remain on boil with over 24 persons sustaining injuries in fresh clashes on Monday. Reports said the district shut on the third consecutive day as the townspeople mourned the death of   Suhail Ahmed Lone... more

SRINAGAR: Following widespread anti-Israeli protests against the Israeli assault on Gaza,  police on Monday confirmed over a dozen arrests during nocturnal raids from different localities of the Srinagar, downtown.  Most of the arrests have been made in connection with the alleged attack on... more

SRINAGAR: Even as the J&K Congress is set to go it alone in the forthcoming elections in the state, ripples of infighting have surfaced within the only cadre-based national party of Jammu and Kashmir.

Choudhari Lal Singh, who has resigned from the party, on Monday alleged that top... more

Local News

SRINAGAR: The slain rape victim Tabinda Gani who was brutally raped and murdered at Langate Handwara on July 20, 2007 was remembered on her 8th death anniversary. Hundreds of... more
Ghulam Nabi Azad
Srinagar: Ghulam Nabi Azad, Leader of Opposition today while initiating the discussion on the situation in Gaza following large-scale offensive by Israel in the Palestinian... more

Regional News

Files related to Netaji Bose to remain secret
KOLKATA: The story of one of India’s most charismatic, yet enigmatic freedom fighters- Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, who gave India some of its most famous slogans like- ‘Jai... more
Modi's flight was close behind downed Malaysian plane
NEW DELHI: While the world struggles to come to terms with the shooting down of the Malaysian passenger aircraft that killed 298 passengers and crew over Ukraine, it has come... more

City News

Srinagar: Police Monday foiled the march of forestry graduate candidates who tried to march on city roads in favor of their demand. Eyewitnesses said that scores of forestry... more
SRINAGAR: The Roads and Buildings Department Monday handed over the building of Noorbagh Hospital to the Health Department, an official spokesman said. The local MLA Mubarak... more

Sports

‘We’ve a Rich Pool of Talent’
He started out as a footballer at a tender age and represented the State and many other prestigious clubs as a pro, and in a career that spanned over two... more
RIO DE JANEIRO: The nation whose attacking soccer has thrilled the world for generations was left heart-broken after Brazil's humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany... more

News in Pictures

Kashmiris continued pro-Palestine protests on Friday across the state with top leadership calling for major ralies to mark Al-Quds Day on the last Friday of Ramzan- Pix Shafqat Nabi
Kashmiris continued pro-Palestine protests on Friday across the state with top leadership calling for major ralies to mark Al-Quds Day on the last Friday of Ramzan- Pix Shafqat Nabi
Massive anti-Israeli protests were held after Friday prayers in Budgam
Massive anti-Israeli protests were held after Friday prayers in Budgam
Clashes broke out between youth and riot police following anti-Israeli protests in Srinagar on Friday- Pix Shafqat Nabi
Additional forces have been rushed to the campsite at Baltal where dozens of stalls lay wrecked after the fierce clashes on Friday. Photo/Shafqat Nabi
Few youth during Mirwaiz led rally displayed flags of so called Islamic State at Jamia Mosque on Friday- KO Pix Shafqat Nabi
Kids, armed with baits, try their luck at fishing in Nala Sukhnag, near Narbal Thursday. Photo/ Mushtaq Reshi
Activists of Ittehadul Muslimeen staged demonstration in Baramulla on Friday. Pix Mushtaq Reshi
Massive anti-Israeli protests were held after Friday prayers in Budgam

World News

Nasrallah vows support to resistance in Gaza
BEIRUT: Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has vowed that he will stand by the resistance in Gaza. “ Hezbollah and the Lebanese resistance will stand by the Palestinian people’s uprising and resistance in our heart, willpower, hope and destiny... more
GAZA: Israeli tank shells struck a hospital in central Gaza on Monday, a health official and a doctor at the facility said. The health official said the shells killed at least four people and wounded 60, including 30 medical staff. The Israeli... more

Business

Acknowledging the increase in the frequency of train service between Banihal and Budgam, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesdaysaid it would bring much needed relief to... more

Technology

LONDON: Facebook secretly manipulated the feelings of 700,000 users to understand "emotional contagion" in a study that prompted anger and forced the social network giant on the defensive. For one week in 2012 -- and without the explicit consent or... more

Editorial

With the recent drubbing that the Congress-NC coalition suffered in the recent Parliamentary elections, the coalition was on the rocks. It was a matter of time before the... more

Opinion

With Pakistan’s ‘war on terror’ in North Waziristan preoccupying everyone’s mind, passage of the much criticised Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) through the National... more

Letters

It is frustrating to see the blood being spilled like water but what is more frustrating is the world’s apathy towards it. These days the people of Gaza are being slaughtered... more

Features

As the world’s estimated 1.6 billion Muslims marked the beginning of Ramazan this weekend, the holy season is marred by unprecedented turmoil, violence and sectarian hatreds... more

Interviews

Mridu Rai
Irfan Me'raj in conversation with Mridu Rai Q: You were supposed to deliver the first ‘Pt Rughonath Vaishnavi Annual Talk’ but the authorities sought permission from... more

Reviews

The study of languages is critical in understanding not just our past or the present, but what it holds for our futures. Tariq Rahman’s monograph explores the genesis of the... more

Heads & Tails

The new government needs to have an R & D cell. India’s research and development is possibly the worst in the world. We employ tired and imaginationless bureaucrats to... more

Bazar Observer

When Cafe` Coffee Day (CCD), India’s most popular and the fast growing coffee cum fast food chain opened its first outlet in Srinagar in December 2009, very few people could anticipate the massive customer base it would gain over a short span of time.
When Cafe` Coffee Day (CCD), India’s most popular and the fast growing coffee cum fast food chain opened its first outlet in Srinagar in December 2009, very few people could... more