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Taliban Slaughter 126 Children in Pak School Bloodbath

PESHAWAR: In one of the worst acts of human savagery, the Pakistani Taliban senselessly slaughtered 126 school children in a brazen terror attack launched by its heavily armed gunmen and suicide bombers on a school in Peshawar city in retaliation to Pakistan Army's operation against extremists... more

PESHAWAR: A teenage survivor of Tuesday’s Taliban attack in Peshawar school described how he played dead after being shot in both legs by insurgents hunting down students to kill.

Speaking from his bed in the trauma ward of the city’s Lady Reading Hospital, Shahrukh Khan, 16, said he and... more

ISLAMABAD: The massacre of Pakistani school children by Taliban sent a ripple of resentment throughout the world invoking an international outcry against the barbaric terrorist attack.

International community throughout the world including Heads of States, Leaders, Journalists and Actors... more

Local News

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman was rearrested, minutes after his release from Anantnag jail after two month long detention. According to a JKLF... more
SRINAGAR:  Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI) Tuesday said it will dismiss any cadre against whom the charges of voting during Assembly elections are proven. The JeI chief Mohammad... more

Regional News

NEW DELHI: A Committee, set up by Doordarshan to review a small sample of programmes produced for DD Kashir, has reported that many of them were not of desired standards, the... more
DINDIGUL: After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the... more

City News

SRINAGAR Facing sharp criticism for inability to track down the assailants in the acid attack case last week, IG Police Kashmir Abdul Gani Mir today directed the special... more
SRINAGAR: Protests erupted in Maisuma area on Tuesday after police arrested a man after failing to arrest his son on the charges of stone pelting. Reports said that a police... more

Sports

Parvez Rasool: No Ranji side can take J&K lightly anymore
SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) cricket has been steadily clambering up the performance graph over the past few years. The state side had qualified for... more
JAMMU: The Director General of Police, K. Rajendra today declared open the 5-day 60th National School Games (NSG) in the sports discipline of Badminton.  The... more

News in Pictures

Supporters of BJP candidate for Hazratbal took out a rally in the interiors of Dal on the last day of campaigning on Friday-Pix Abid Bhat
Union minister and senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi campaigning for party candidate for Hazratbal Hakim Masood in Dal interiors on Friday-Pix Abid Bhat
Malala says, so called strong countries are so powerful in creating wars but so weak in bringing peace
PDP leader Mufti Sayeed addressing a public rally in Srinagar- Pix Abid Bhat
PDP activists respond as their leader Mufti Sayeed addressed a public rally in Srinagar- Pix Abid Bhat
BJP president Amit Shah blasted NC led govt for mishandling flood relief during his address in Srinagar- Pix Abid Bhat
People queue up for their turn to cast vote in Beeru constituency in the 3rd phase of polling- Pix Mubashir Hassan
People queue up for their turn to cast vote in Chrar-e-Sharif constituency in the 3rd phase of polling- Pix Abid Bhat
People queue up for their turn to cast vote in Chrar-e-Sharif constituency in the 3rd phase of polling- Pix Abid Bhat
Prime Minister Modi waving to crowd at his maiden public rally in Srinagar on Monday- Pix Abid Bhat

World News

Devotion, Defiance Draw Millions to Karbala
KARBALA: Millions of Shia Muslim pilgrims defied the threat of attacks by extremist rebels and thronged the Iraqi shrine city of Karbala for the climax of annual Arbaeen rituals on Saturday. Some had walked for more than 12 days, from Iraq’s far... more
BEIRUT: A self-declared police force loyal to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria decapitated four men in western Syria after accusing them of blasphemy, a rights group monitoring the Syrian conflict said on Saturday. The men were beheaded in the... more

Business

New Delhi : There was no proposal to raise the import duty on apples, union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh told parliament Tuesday. Replying to a question from... more

Technology

New Delhi: Internet giant Google has created a crisis map with updated satellite imagery to facilitate rescue operations in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. “Our hope is that this will help rescue agencies, volunteers and others involved in rescue... more

Editorial

The cancer survival rate in India, is among the lowest in the world, according to a study by an international team of doctors who tracked cancer patients from 67 countries,... more

Opinion

A Structural-functional Discrepancy It is a well-known fact that society cannot exist without social management as the method and rule of coexistence of human beings. From... more

Letters

The last decade of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century have caused changes and it is not an exaggeration to speak of the beginning of a new era with great... more

Features

The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones – Julius Caesar , William Shakespeare WHERE Kuka Parray is interred an argument still rings... more

Interviews

‘Education is all about character development’
Born in Mumbai, Father Ivan Albert Perera, after his ordination to priesthood worked in various parishes of the Diocese of Jammu-Srinagar for nineteen years in Jammu region.... more

Reviews

SRINAGAR: There are no movie theatres in Srinagar- the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. But that hasn’t stopped the city’s residents from being resourceful and finding... more

Heads & Tails

Now that one mythology has been put to rest – of the world ending on December 21st- let me attempt to disabuse you of some beliefs that have survived time. * Bats Fly into... 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