The Unwritten Rules: A Guide to Workplace Etiquette in the Modern Age

The Unwritten Rules: A Guide to Workplace Etiquette in the Modern Age

Never Do These 7 Things at Work to Always Stay Out of Trouble By: Javid Amin Navigating the workplace successfully involves more than just excelling at your job. It requires a keen understanding of workplace etiquette and the unspoken rules that govern professional behavior. Whether you’re working long hours in a warehouse or behind a desk, knowing what not to do can be just as important as knowing what to do. This guide outlines seven critical behaviors to avoid in the workplace, helping you maintain a positive reputation and a…

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Signal Failure, Speeding Train: Deadly Mix Causes West Bengal Train Crash!

Signal Failure, Speeding Train: Deadly Mix Causes West Bengal Train Crash!

At 8.55am, the goods train rammed into the back of the Kanchanjunga Express just before Rangapani town and around 10km away from New Jalpaiguri station. A combination of a signalling fault on the tracks before the New Jalpaiguri station and human error by the driver of the freight train are likely to have led to a deadly collision in West Bengal that killed nine people and injured dozens, said railway officials, adding that the commissioner of railway safety (CRS) has launched a probe into the accident. “The actual cause of the…

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BJP Appoints Election In-Charges for Four States Ahead of Assembly Polls; Maharashtra, Haryana, J&K, and Jharkhand are the focus

BJP Appoints Election In-Charges for Four States Ahead of Assembly Polls; Maharashtra, Haryana, J&K, and Jharkhand are the focus

The BJP has appointed Union ministers Bhupendra Yadav, Dharmendra Pradhan, G Kishen Reddy and Shivraj Singh Chouhan as election in-charges for Maharashtra, Haryana, Jammu & Khashmir and Jharkhand, respectively The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has appointed election in-charges for four states where assembly polls are scheduled for later this year. On Monday, the party appointed Union ministers Bhupendra Yadav and Ashwani Vaishnaw as in charge and co-in-charge for Maharashtra, while Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan and lawmaker from Tripura, Biplab Deb have been appointed as in-charge and co-incharge for Haryana. In…

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Rashid’s Rising Influence: A New Challenge for Traditional Parties

Rashid's Rising Influence: A New Challenge for Traditional Parties #PoliticalShift #KashmirElections #RisingInfluence #TraditionalParties #NewEraInPolitics

As the Election Commission (EC) has set in motion the process to hold Assembly poll in J&K by inviting applications from parties seeking the allotment of common symbols, the political outfits are gearing up for the big fight. This time, however, the major challenge for traditional parties like the NC and the PDP is Engineer Rashid’s Awami Ittehad Party (AIP). After the EC starting the process to accept applications, the AIP announced its preparation for the upcoming elections. The AIP had recently declared itself a new “alternative” to the traditional…

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Beyond Reverence: Protecting Kashmir’s Elders from Abuse

Beyond Reverence: Protecting Kashmir's Elders from Abuse

Broken Trust, Broken Hearts: Unveiling Elder Abuse in Kashmir Dr Zubair Saleem Every year on June 15th, the world commemorates UN World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This day serves as a painful reminder of a grim reality—elder abuse. Writing about abuse is always distressing, but it becomes even more painful when we speak of abuse directed at our elders. Elder abuse is not just a term; it is a haunting reality, particularly in Kashmir. Having treated more than 30,000 seniors in both the government and private sectors, I have encountered…

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MP Ruhullah Vows to Raise Kashmiri Prisoners’ Issue in Parliament

MP Ruhullah Vows to Raise Kashmiri Prisoners’ Issue in Parliament

Outside Valley Inside Parliament: MP’s Pledge for Detained Kashmiris Srinagar: National Conference’s Srinagar MP Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi on Saturday vowed to raise in Parliament and outside the issue of Kashmiri prisoners lodged in jails outside the valley and asked the party leaders to provide a list of such persons. Mehdi addressed a congratulatory meeting of the NC functionaries at the party’s district headquarters Mujahid Manzil in the Pulwama district of south Kashmir. He defeated PDP’s Waheed Ur Rehman Para by a margin of about 1.88 lakh votes in the…

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Cash Crunch Dampens Eid Festivities in Kashmir: Retailers Adapt to Meet Budget-Conscious Shoppers 

Cash Crunch Dampens Eid Festivities in Kashmir: Traders Urge Retailers to Adapt

Srinagar Braces for Subdued Eid Markets as Liquidity Crunch Tightens Consumer Belts By: Javid Amin As the festive season approaches, a significant shift is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s market dynamics. A prevailing liquidity (cash) crunch is forcing consumers to prioritize budget-friendly products, leading to a noticeable downturn in overall market activity, particularly in the lead-up to Eid al-Adha. Farhan Kitab, President of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) Kashmir unit, addressed these pressing issues on June 15th. He highlighted the impact of the cash shortage on consumer spending…

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Opposition and BJP Clash Over Delhi L-G’s Action Against Arundhati Roy

Opposition and BJP Clash Over Delhi L-G's Action Against Arundhati Roy

The FIR against Arundhati Roy and Sheikh Showkat Hussain was registered following the orders of a Delhi court, Raj Niwas officials said. The Opposition and the Bharatiya Janata Party have engaged in a war of words after Delhi lieutenant governor VK Saxena gave his nod to prosecute author Arundhati Roy and Sheikh Showkat Hussain, a former professor in Kashmir, under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for allegedly making provocative speeches at an event in New Delhi in 2010. The FIR against Arundhati Roy and Sheikh Showkat Hussain was registered…

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Press Club of India Fights Back! Resolution Passed to Protect Free Speech

Press Club of India Fights Back! Resolution Passed to Protect Free Speech

New Delhi: The Press Club of India (PCI) has passed a resolution aimed at safeguarding the fundamental principles of freedom of expression and access to information. The PCI convened on May 28 to address mounting concerns regarding legislative measures that threaten press freedom and digital rights. The meeting was attended by representatives from various media and digital rights organizations. In a statement it said the PCI meeting held on May 28 “resolved to intensify the demands of media and digital rights organisations and urges the government to withdraw laws that…

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J&K Weather Update: Heatwave in Jammu, Hot and Dry Conditions Expected in Kashmir

J&K Weather Update: Heatwave in Jammu, Hot and Dry Conditions Expected in Kashmir

Srinagar: Weatherman here on Friday forecast heatwave over plains of Jammu and hot and dry weather over rest of the places in J&K during next five days. A meteorological department official said that there is also a likelihood of a “brief” spell of rain/thunder/lightning on June 19 and 20. He said on June 15-18, generally dry weather is expected even as light rain and thunder at isolated places can’t be ruled out. From June 19-21, he said, generally cloudy weather is expected with a spell of light rain/thunder at scattered places…

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