Thus Spake Spymasters

Thus Spake Spymasters

By : Z.G. Muhammad In Pakistan, it is rare of rarest happenings when a spy chief in the office or out of office is publicly summoned to GHQ the headquarters of Pakistan Army, Rawalpindi to explain his conduct. A host of army generals in the country created by Jinnah ‘through his indomitable will’ from General […]

The US and China in Oil and Dollar Game

The US and China in Oil and Dollar Game

By | Gulam A Mitha   ⇓ The cheese represents the Chinese bait, not necessarily N. Korea. This article is not about the cancelled Trump-Kim summit. It’s about oil and US dollar domination. The US little understands that countries like China, Russia and Iran have a history of cultures and civilizations as well as empires […]

Srinagar International Airport, A Cruel Joke!

Srinagar International Airport, A Cruel Joke!

By : Mohammad Ashraf     (Going by International Civil Aviation Standards, the Civil Airport at Srinagar does not, in reality, function as an International Airport) For a change, let us see how the airport is described in the famous online encyclopedia, Wikepedia. It says, “Sheikh-ul-Alam International Airport (IATA: SXR , ICAO: VISR) also known […]

Bail Not Jail

Bail Not Jail

By : Anandi Sharan     In a recent case at Uttarakhand High Court at the end of April 2018 a person accused under the Indian Penal Code of cheating, of being party to a criminal conspiracy, of wrongfully confining a person, of receiving and detaining against his will a person as a slave, and […]

The Freedom I Fear!

The Freedom I Fear!

By : Sheikh Javaid Ayub   No other right has been so dear to humans as the right to freedom. Freedom has been the bedrock of whole humanity. Then clearly stated the history of all human societies has been the history of struggle for freedom. The very creation of the humans has been justified by […]

Fasting : Through the Prism of Medical Science

Fasting : Through the Prism of Medical Science

By : Zeeshan Rasool Khan   Ramadan is the ninth month of Islamic calendar having greater significance over rest of months as fasting is observed by Muslims in this month, worldwide. Fasting is one among the five pillars of Islam and is obligatory upon all Muslims. World’s other religions also recommend a period of fasting […]

Kashmir Press : A Journey from Past to Present

Kashmir Press : A Journey from Past to Present

By : M J Aslam Prefatory: Notwithstanding that the printing press was invented in mid 15th century, the initial newspapers in the world started their publication in Germany, England & other European countries only in 17th & 18th centuries. During 20th century, radio & television were invented, & the journalists used them to disseminate information […]

Republic Of Rape

Republic Of Rape

By : Satya Sagar     Republishing a letter written to a friend abroad enquiring about the horrific gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student in the Indian capital New Delhi five years ago. Nothing has really changed in India since then it seems, going by the continuing spree of rape – including by […]

A letter to the Indian Army Chief in Kashmir

A letter to the Indian Army Chief in Kashmir

By : Murtaza Shibli     Mohodai Sena Pati Ji: Namashkar Ever since you assumed the top position within the Indian army, Kashmiris have been following your statements with quite an interest. This is because they are unique despite now being too many – from outright threats to elderly counsels, and prophecies to the ones […]