Beginnings and Endings

The present state of affairs weighs heavily against us

Mehmood ur Rashid

After a tiring discussion on Kashmir, about Kashmir, and around Kashmir, we usually conclude by saying – nothing is going to change. What does that mean? Is nothing really going to move from its place or is it just a note of exhaustion! Have we given up on imagination or has darkness truly taken us More

The nightmare on roads

We need a radical approach to solve traffic congestion

Dr Muhammad Amin Malik

Rapid growth in the use of private motor vehicles over the last few years has been creating serious problems of congestion in the city and the towns.  This congestion is creating horrendous traffic jams. The loss of time and the mental agony as well as physical stress is stealing our productivity More

A Language Murdered

Apathy to mother-tongue is a sad story

Amir Rashid

Kashmir’s literary achievements over the past many centuries have been remarkable. Two of its cardinal components have been: the distinct culture of the valley and its language, which is so similar yet so different from its sister languages in the rest of the subcontinent. The Kashmiri language has More

A deleted page

Who knows any sad story may have a successful ending

DR.Mushtaq Chalkoo

Are you one among them who are obsessed with what others think of them? How much are you influenced by your co-workers in your job?Many individuals constantly keep thinking about what others think of them. This thought drives all their actions and wastes their energy. They are conscious and obsessed More

  • Kashmir

One more militant killed; Toll 6

Operation Called Off: GoC Kilo Force

SOPORE ENCOUNTER

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 19: One more unidentified militant was killed Wednesday while two Army soldiers including an officer were injured in Sopore encounter in north Kashmir in which five militants were killed More



  • Srinagar City

Drainage system breaks down at Mandir Bagh Baghat-e-Barzulla

Inhabitants suffer, authorities in slumber

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 19: Failure of the authorities to clean a major drain at Mandir Bagh, Baghat-e-Barzulla area is taking heavy toll on the inhabitants as the colony has turned into a cesspool of sewage water More




  • Jammu

Under fire, Govt acts against JKPCC top brass

4 officers attached; Hamal gets additional charge

Damage to Assembly Complex

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 19: The J&K Government Monday axed the top brass of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) for their alleged negligence in carrying out the execution work of a new legislative More



  • Tangmarg

Increase in dog populace poses threat to humans

AHMED KASHMIRI

Kunzar (Tangmarg), Dec 19: Recently about twenty dogs attacked a girl at Rawanpora village here in north Kashmir. The girl sustained critical injuries in the attack. She was hospitalized and is undergoing More



  • GK Features

Listening to Nabza Bano

Nabza Bano lost her three sons and her home to the conflict.

A MOTHERS TRAGEDY— III

MAJID MAQBOOL

Sixty-five-year-old Nabza Bano stands near a small cornfield where her three-storey house once stood in Sundbrari village, Kokernag in south Kashmir, about 85kms from Srinagar. Lost in a melancholic silence More



  • GKeducation&career

Giving hope to Kashmir orphans

A young social activist is committed to better the lives of orphans

ENGINEERING SOCIAL CHANGE

ARIF SHAFI WANI

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. But this door never opened for an unfortunate group of children in Kashmir who lost their childhood in past over two More



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