Saturday, 05 Sep 2015
LoC tensions

The renewed escalation of tensions between India and Pakistan across the LoC and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, has once again brought back focus on the temporariness of calm between the two countries.
PCB open to selecting Younis, Ajmal in ODI squad
PCB open to selecting Younis, Ajmal in ODI squad

Karachi: Pakistan cricket chief selector Haroon Rasheed has said doors for out-of favour players such as Younis Khan and Saeed Ajmal are still open, and they can be called up if the team needs them. Rasheed said he had huge respect for these two players for their great contributions, but added that at this point in time, their inclusion in the ODI squad was not appropriate, the Dawn reports.
Mufti inaugurates state’s first-ever high-density apple orchard at Bamdoora
Mufti inaugurates state’s first-ever high-density apple orchard at Bamdoora

ANANTNAG, SEPTEMBER 04, 2015 – In a huge step aimed at adopting good agricultural practices for producing high-quality fruit, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Friday morning travelled all the way to a sleepy hamlet of Bamdoora here to inaugurate the state’s first-ever high-density apple orchard, set up by Khurram, a young Valley-based entrepreneur.
After the deluge, what?
After the deluge, what?

How much financial assistance did J&K require? Quite a lot, it turns out. The State Government estimated losses at Rs.44,000 crores ($7 billion; almost 50 per cent of J&K’s GDP). Business associations came up with loss estimates of Rs.100,000 crores or more. Some observers received these estimates with scepticism. Even so, the disaster was far too big for even the richest States in the country to deal with on their own. 
Does Kashmir really matter to most Pakistanis?

For nearly seven decades now, relations between India and Pakistan have remained strained, often hostile. The two countries have fought three wars and have lived in a state of confrontation. One-fifth of humanity has endured suffering on an unprecedented scale.
Teachers’ Day – Let’s celebrate it
Teachers’ Day – Let’s celebrate it

This unique saying of Ali (r.a) clearly reveals the greatness of a teacher and the honour s/he deserves. A teacher is indeed a prophet-like being who deals with the most pious profession on earth. He is a torch bearer to lead the dark society towards divine light. 
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