Thursday, January 24, 2019
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8 new rules while driving in Srinagar

With the shifting of Darbar to Srinagar traffic pressure is going to increase manifolds in city Srinagar and keeping that in mind traffic police...
google doodle, who invented the piano, Bartolomeo Cristofori

Google Doodle: Who invented the Piano?

On May 4 Google Doodle remembers Italian musical instrument maker, Bartolomeo Cristofori, inventor of pianoforte (Piano). The use of hammer to softer or louder sounds...

Kashmir Diary: A Friday in Srinagar city

21 October 2016 I did not manage good sleep on my first night in Srinagar, as I twisted, turned and tried to roll myself in...

Microsoft reveals Farooq Abdullah’s age: 56 only

Earlier this month, Microsoft introduced How-Old.net site at the company’s annual Build Developer Conference. The site takes data from an uploaded image to determine the subject’s...

Kashmir Diary: “We want a dignified existence”

I'm starting to get used to life without mobile internet. It is not that bad. There are a few adjustments to be made. I...

People and Political Accountability

  The well-being of a state depends on two principle factors: representative voice and accountability. According to the World Bank’s annual World Development Report (2004),...

Positive changes for economy

The global population explosion has withered the world’s environment. In 1800, just 3 percent of the world’s inhabitants lived in urban areas. Today that...

The “Shaking Kashmir” earthquake

This morning when I read the headline “Prepare for earthquake 8.0 & above”, my whole life flashed in front of my eyes. I cherished...

Five recipes from a Kashmiri kitchen

1. Sundried Turnips with Lamb (Gogjje-aare ti Maaz) Apart from being stunningly beautiful, and green, and lush, and surrounded by towering mountains, with lakes and...

Kashmir: Mayhem in March

he completeness of night’s silence is absolute in Kashmir. Earlier today another boy was put six feet under. Killed in cold blood in Baramulla...