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I consider myself very fortunate to be living in the neighborhood of Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, on one hand, and Kashmir, on the other. It was 1999. I was working in Kashmir. Things were near normal but for that Kargil happening. My wife, a country lass who graduated to womanhood with...
Khalid Husain is one of the most celebrated writers of this era, known the world over for his short stories in Punjabi and Urdu. The fact that he has carved out a niche for himself in Punjabi and Urdu literature fraternity as the leading short story writer despite being...
During first half of May 1928, Lord Headley visited Kashmir. This visit was significant for diverse reasons. But before proceeding further it may be of interest to know who Headley was. In the Peerage of Ireland, a title, Baron Headley was created in 1797 and continued till 1994. The...
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) vice-president Sartaj Madni today released pictures of his son Aroot Madni spinning Khadi on a charkha to prove his credentials for the Khadi Village and Industries Board (KVIB) appointment. Junior Madni’s  selection as an executive officer for the KVIB has created an uproar in the state but senior...
Daughter of J&K, Anisha Safaya wins Mrs Aesthetic title at Mrs Universe 2018 and secured  place for India in Top 25 bringing proud to her country. The  glamorous event took place in the city of Cebu, Philippines on Dec 10, 2018. From the 88 countries being represented, Anisha secured a...
"What you do for earning and what you do for living are two different things. We often confuse the two and that, I believe, is one of biggest tragedies happened to the modern men," said Shailendra Gulhati in his voice that carried authority yet delicacy. His case makes an...
“I do not regret the pain and agony I faced in my early days, shuffling from one refugee camp to other, for I believe that has made me a stronger person, in nearly every aspect of life. Of course it was not like this always but when I look...
A business (also known as an enterprise, a company or a firm) is an organizational entity involved in the provision of goods and services to consumers.Businesses serve as a form of economic activity, and are prevalent in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and provide goods...
Om Prakash Sharma, or ‘Vidyarthi’ as he is popularly known among the writing fraternity, is one of those few people who not only make their passion their profession but also do exceedingly well at it. An admirer of nature from the very beginning, Vidyarthi has not only done commendable...
A business (also known as an enterprise, a company or a firm) is an organizational entity involved in the provision of goods and services to consumers.Businesses serve as a form of economic activity, and are prevalent in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and provide goods...