Let us together fight the menace of corruption
Dishonesty and corruption go hand in hand, they can’t live separately. It is a sweet disease which silently destroys every segment of the society. Whatever comes in its way, it swallows it down. Due to dishonesty and corruption people all over the world face enormous problems such as conflicts, anarchy More

Sweeping statement
This refers to the box letter “Calling them drug addicts is condemnable.” I completely agree with the writer that it was a clear attempt by police to defame the protesters of 2010 unrest. Police really wants to isolate the protesters to prove that they are a different species which is disliked by Kashmiris More

Save Jhelum
This refers to news “Jhelum: Where conservation and violations go together” (GK Feb 16).  It’s a serious issue that some non locals have constructed illegal hutments on the banks of River Jhelum atQamarwari. Such encroachments increase the anthropogenic pressure on water bodies. They are also More

Publicity stunt
Politicians in Kashmir do anything to gain publicity. The recent controversy over the PDP's Power point presentation wherein some parts of Kashmir had been mistakenly or deliberately shown as part of China is a publicity stunt. PDP knows very well that what it dreams cannot come true under the present More

Sedition charges
This refers to the news “BJP demands sedition charges against PDP.” The Bhartiya Janata Party is, of late, demanding sedition charges against almost everyone. Under normal circumstances, the BJP leaders deserve to be booked under sedition charges for trying to create a communal divide in different states More

Quality education
This refers to the news regarding up-gradation of higher secondary schools. I wonder who the policy makers in the School Education Department are. Some years back, many schools were upgraded in Jammu and Kashmir. But it made little impact in ensuring quality education to children. The infrastructure More

  • Kashmir

‘Police rehabilitate 20 north Kashmir youth’

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Feb 18: Police have rehabilitated nearly 20 youth, involved in stone pelting, in this north Kashmir district, sources told Greater Kashmir on Friday.“Scores of youth arrested during 2010 unrest More



  • Srinagar City

What happened to inquiry on Master Plan violations?

Tara sought report in 3 days; over year on, yet to reach his office

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Feb 18: In December 2009, Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand ordered a high level inquiry into the violations of Master Plan in the Srinagar City while the concerned were directed to submit the More




  • Jammu

Azad for strengthening coalition government

Jammu, Feb 18: Senior Congress leader and Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday called for full support to the coalition government in the state, an official handout said More



  • News in Brief

Army airlifts ailing porter

Srinagar: The army today airlifted its ailing porter from the forward post in high altitude area of Uri in Baramulla district. According to defence communiqué, 30-year-old Ali Muhammad Mian developed More



  • Business

Continued troop presence in IEs mocks at govt claims

Forces not relocated from 3 industrial estates despite promise: Afaq Qadiri

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 18: Taking a dig at the union home ministry and the state government for “disregarding its promises” president Federation Chamber of Industries, Kashmir, Afaq Qadiri today said about 100 More



  • News

Kashmir resolution key to regional peace: Dr Fai

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Feb 18: Terming resumption of dialogue process between India and Pakistan as a positive development, the Executive Director of Washington based Kashmiri American Council, Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai More



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