Sunday, 02 Aug 2015
Jammu on boil, prohibitory orders clamped
Jammu on boil, prohibitory orders clamped

"Police resorted to cane charge and teargas shelling at four places to disperse the protesters. The situation is being brought under control. Three persons have been injured," SP, Jammu, Rajiv Pandey said, adding eight persons have been taken into custody.Congress activists took out anti-government rallies and burnt effigies in Jammu city.
CM visits injured police personnel, condemns attack
CM visits injured police personnel, condemns attack

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 01: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, visited Army Hospital here this morning to enquire about the health of the police personnel, who were injured in a late night attack on Friday by militants on a police party near Mirgund on Srinagar-Baramulla Highway. He also condemned the attack and asked the doctors treating the injured police personnel to provide advanced medical facilities so that they recuperate well in time.
A brand new recipe of Sunday Salad

‘Sunday of course’, replied the master. It was one of the sincere answers I ever heard of him. His face was puffed with excitement, so were his eyes with amazing glee.  Over those chubby cheeks reside heart throbbing smile that could pull the rhythm out of the earnest pulsation.  I couldn’t afford to hurl another question for his smile was worth watching. Asking something more I thought would spoil his mood, so I added only ‘Sunday’ stressing on sun deliberately to notice the response. ‘Not sun, but Sunday’ he was quick to correct me.  Yes, I nodded Sunday, I completed the word and he showered a million dollar smile at me. 
PRESERVING THE LOCAL DIALECTS

I was in latter decades of 19th century that several European missionaries undertook the major linguistic surveys of the land. J Wilson, G A Grierson, Richard Temple, Dr. Leitner and Karl Fredrek linguistic experts studied not only Kashmiri but several other, classical regional languages of the land.
Elementary freedoms are a must

The fundamental importance of human freedom, in general, is strongly supplemented by the “instrumental effectiveness of freedoms of particular kinds to promote freedoms of other kinds”. It is because the linkages between different types of freedoms are empirical and causal, rather than constitutive and compositional.
Anwar, Afridi heroics give Pakistan surprise win over SL
Anwar, Afridi heroics give Pakistan surprise win over SL

Pakistan has completed a hat-trick of series wins, beating the Islanders 3-2 in ODIs, 2-1 in Tests and 2-0 in T20s.Afridi took charge of the Pakistan's response after top five batsmen failed to deliver. Pakistani batsmen could not repeat Thursday's performance and kept losing wickets in their reply to Sri Lanka.Afridi scored 45 off just 21 balls with 1 four and 4 sixes before getting out in the 15th over.
State ready to welcome tourists from West Bengal: Farooq Shah
State ready to welcome tourists from West Bengal: Farooq Shah

JK Tourism organizes Road Show in Kolkata

KOLKATA, AUGUST 01: JK Tourism organised a Road show at Kolkata on the sidelines of the Tourism Travel Fair held there. The Road show was attended by JK travel fraternity who were ably supported by KCCI. The show attracted a large gathering including the West Bengal tour operators, their organizations and Media.
No end in sight to Parliament logjam as Centre, Congress stick to stand

NEW DELHI: Prospect of an immediate end to the parliamentary logjam appeared bleak on Saturday with both the government and the Congress sticking to their guns ahead of an all-party meeting on Monday. After the Congress insisted that its demand of action against BJP leaders should be on the meeting’s agenda, the government appeared unlikely to oblige the opposition with Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad repeating its earlier stand that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was ready to make a statement and state issues cannot be discussed in Parliament.
The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

Hashimi’s parents emigrated to the States in the early 1970s before she was born but her life is still steeped in the history and culture of Afghanistan where women are stripped of their rights and must continue the struggle to be valued as part of society.Through friends, family and women working with the Afghan parliament, Hashimi has learned of their frustrations, heartbreak and triumph, and penned this fascinating and compelling story to share the women’s experiences in a fictional work ‘that is made up of a thousand truths.’
Repeal This

Our statute book is full of obsolete laws, some dating back to the 19th and early 20th centuries. Having outlived their utility, these laws need to be repealed, for which recommendations have been made from time to time by various government-appointed bodies. A commission on the review of administrative laws, popularly known as the P.C. Jain Commission, had been constituted in 1988. In its report of 1998, the commission had recommended the repeal of over 1,300 Central acts, which it had classified into
The midnight ramblings of an insomniac
The midnight ramblings of an insomniac

For the past three years, I have experienced insomnia in all its manifestations and I am contemplating writing a book titled, Fifty Shades of Insomnia. When published, it will be catalogued under “Horror”, and placed alongside Dracula and The Exorcist in the bookshops.
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