Anti polythene
This refers to Anti-polythene drive by Commissioner SMC Dr. G.N.Qasba in Srinagar city. Polythene used by vendors is a problem in itself. But in general public can overcome this problem by making it a habit to carry ploythene carry bags and save their environment from poisoning. Farooq Ahmad More

Tata bye-bye
This refers to your news item that Tata is closing its operations in Kashmir. That is ridiculous  as at SKICC Srinagar Tata owner claimed at a big gathering that  we are happy to see Tata taking part in other fields of development in the state. In that background winding up makes no sense More

Saffron production
A recent news report from Radio Kashmir highlighted increase in saffron production during the recent harvest as a consequence to efforts made under National Saffron mission during past 2 years. The veracity of this report cannot be challenged at this juncture as production figures need be collected More

AMU students
This refers the news item (GK 08-12-2012) which has badly affected the students of J&K studying in the Aligarh Muslim University. With dreams in their eyes, many parents of our state have sent their children to acquire Higher Secondary studies in schools affiliated to Aligarh Muslim University More

CU issue
The much-hyped Central University of Kashmir that is supposed to come up in Chief Minister's constituency of Ganderbal is still a distant dream. Due to the continued delayed in the process of setting of the varsity, the people of Ganderbal are confused about the whole story. Though some compensation More

  • Kashmir

Lolab girl loses life in littered explosive blast

2 Siblings Also Injured; SOP Nowhere In Sight

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 12: A girl died while two of her siblings were injured in a littered explosive blast in Lolab area of frontier district of Kupwara on Wednesday evening.  Police sources said Nuzhat Akhter More



  • Srinagar City

CITY TO ATTRACT TREKKERS

JKSMA holds symbolic trek from Faqeer Gujri to Asthan Marg in Dara stretch of Harwan area in the heels of mount Mahadev

GK CITY REPORTER

Srinagar, Dec 12: Adventure tourism lovers Wednesday joined hands to promote hills in Srinagar for trekking by holding a symbolic trek in the picturesque Harwan area.  In continuation to the celebration More




  • Jammu

Govt sets up panel to probe Assembly Complex damage

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Dec 12: A portion of the Assembly complex here collapsed reportedly due to construction work going on nearby, prompting the Jammu and Kashmir government to set up a three-member panel to probe the More



  • World

Pt Ravi Shankar passes away

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Dec 12: Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, who spearheaded the worldwide spread of Indian music and had a major influence on Western musicians like The Beatles, died today in San More



  • Court Watch

Court directs State to relocate 3 foreign under-trials

Counsel seeks lodging of accused at lock-ups nearer to their trial court

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 12: A local court Wednesday directed the State to lodge two foreign ‘militants’ at Central Jail Srinagar and district jail Baramulla while sending the third ‘militant’ back to district jail More



  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’

BETTER EDUCATION

 Since 2008, Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI), a volunteer-driven philanthropic organization with a focus on education in Kashmir, has been quietly supporting education of talented and deserving More



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