Monthly Archives: March 5, 2018

Four Civilians, Militant Killed in Shopian Shooting; Clashes Erupt

Four Civilians, Militant Killed in Shopian Shooting; Clashes Erupt

By News Desk The body of another civilian was found near yesterday’s shootout site in Pahnoo village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday, taking the death toll to five. Reports and witnesses said that the body of Gowhar Ahmad Lone (24), resident of Moolu, Trenz was found around 250 meters away from the spot

The Failed Businessman Who Gave New Lease of Life to Urdu Poetry

By Vikas Datta The ultimate test of a language’s survival is how it is chosen by its users to express their innermost feelings.This yardstick could well explain the case of Urdu, especially when it struck up its enduring partnership with films. And a standard-bearer among those responsible for bringing the ghazal out of courtly soirees

PDP Warns of Quitting Alliance With BJP Over Rape-and-Murder of Minor Girl in Jammu and Kashmir

News Desk The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned of breaking alliance with right wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir if the latter’s attempts derailed justice in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Bakerwal girl Asifa Bano. “This was an unfortunate incident. I am custodian of children of J&K. Let